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PLATTER PERSPECTIVE: Composer Bartok; Composer Antonin Dvorak

by  Peter Cates Bartok: Viola Concerto and Hindemith: Concerto After Old Folksongs for Viola and Small Orchestra; Daniel Benyamini, viola, with Daniel Barenboim conducting the Orchestre de Paris; Deutsche Grammophon 2531 249, 12-inch vinyl LP, recorded 1979. Bartok’s very inspired Viola Concerto, which was completed by Bartok’s friend, Tibor Serly, after the composer’s death from […]

Widowmaker: a new mystery novel

INside the OUTside by Dan Cassidy If you’re a skier who either lives or commutes to the western mountains of Maine or just enjoys reading great mystery novels, Widowmaker and Precipice, along with others by a local author are must read books. The seventh in a series of novels by author Paul Doiron, Widowmaker takes […]

Local students named to spring 2016 dean’s list at Stonehill College

The following local residents have been named to the Spring 2016 Dean’s List at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts. Justin A. Davis, of Palermo, a member of the class of 2019 and a political science and international studies major. Jenna M. Fongemie, of Augusta, a member of the class of 2016 and a biology major. […]

Kennebec Historical Society’s annual meeting program: “Historic Bridges of Maine”

The story of Maine’s Historic Bridges is more faceted than you might think.  Why are bridges located where they are?  Who built them?  Why do they look the way they do?  Amanda Taylor, architectural historian, will provide a presentation based on the publication Historic Bridges of Maine: 350 Years of Bridge and Roadway Design.  She […]