Over 30 acts played at two-day festival
When local bands, DJs and reggae, jazz, and rock musicians alike converge to draw crowds to a corner of town for a two-night music festival, all signs point north.
Kingman’s, a Old Town bar, welcomed a total …
Bangor Bull Moose prepares for Record Store Day, an international celebration of independent music shops
With the dawn of the digital age, fans of traditional music formats are right to fear the death of physical copies of music and real-life record stores.
iTunes, Spotify and similar services make it so convenient to …
Drag Show concludes Pride Week
The Memorial Union transformed from meeting place and eatery to an elaborate runway surrounded by people waiting to be wowed by professional and student drag queens and kings alike for the University of Maine Drag Show …
Album Review: Elton John, “The Diving Board”
“I want to return to my roots,” Elton John says in the trailer for his latest album, “The Diving Board.” Indeed, this is what the 66-year-old musician has done.
Gone are the days of seeking pop hits …
Film Review: “The Butler”
Don’t be surprised if “The Butler” makes an impressive showing at the 2014 Oscars. Simply put, few movies are as profound and emotionally engaging.
A grim recollection of civil rights history in America is framed through the …
Style & Culture
Student Poetry Slam at the Bear’s Den
University third-year student Hannah Ruhlin worked with Campus Activities & Student Engagement (CASE) to host her first poetry slam last Monday night in the dining area outside of the Bear’s Den.
A dream deferred but not defeated
Seven student contestants read or recited …
After a decade out of school, she decided that it was finally time to realize her dream — going to college.
Netflix Theater: ‘ABC’s of Death’
Angela Masse, 28, was an environmental horticulture student until she put off going to school when …
The anthology horror film has been around for a while. Most of them do not fare very well in theaters or receive great reviews. However, movies like “Creepshow” and “Tales from the Crypt” have gone down …
How I Hear It: Rating Miley’s covers
Excluding the recent de-evolution of Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus is America’s biggest target of hate or love, depending on whether you’re a sensible and informed music fan or a brace-faced teen who can’t let go of …