Time Tested: The Isley Brothers

Question: Which is the only group in the history of recorded music to have had a hit single and a hit album in five consecutive decades? The answer is… The Isley Brothers.…

Hot acoustic Gypsy jazz concert Oct. 4

FARMINGTON – Ameranouche, a New England-based acoustic Gypsy jazz trio, will present a concert 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4 at UMF’s Nordica Auditorium in Merrill Hall. The band has won rave…

UMF Art Gallery hosts opening reception today

FARMINGTON – An opening reception will be held today from 5-7 p.m. for the University of Maine at Farmington Art Gallery’s exhibit “Eklektikos.” “Eklektikos,” an UMF art department faculty exhibit, features work from…

Poet’s Corner: Burns and BumBum

SCOTS WHA HAE WI’ WALLACE BLED Scots, wha hae wi’ Wallace bled, Scots, wham Bruce has aften led, Welcome to your gory bed, Or to victory! Now’s the day, and now’s the…

Time Tested: New Wave’s old magic

Bob Geldof usually gets the credit for the original Live Aid Concert and the Live 8 event that followed in more recent times. He had a lot of help, not least from…

Poet to read at UMF Sept. 18

FARMINGTON – Poet Cate Marvin will read from her work at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18 in The Landing at the University of Maine at Farmington’s Olsen Student Center. The reading,…

Poet’s Corner: Summer Fishing

He’d cut a sea worm on the weathered dock and weave the silver hook through its body without getting bit once. His small children watched as he flicked the biting head away…