Issues to Do: Artwork, burlesque and maple syrup

Things to Do: Art, burlesque and maple syrup

Audra Wolowiec, Concrete Sound , 2016 Picture courtesy of The Institute of Up to date Artwork at Maine School of Artwork

‘Acoustic Resonance’
Midday to five p.m. Wednesday to Sunday. By way of Dec. 11. Institute of Up to date Artwork at Maine School of Artwork, 522 Congress St., Portland, free.
The brand new present at The Institute of Up to date Artwork is known as “Acoustic Resonance,” and it presents sound as an inventive medium and gear of transformation in as we speak’s tradition. The exhibit options the work of 11 artists together with Ryan Adams, Audra Wolowiec and Raven Chacon. You’ll see imagery, objects and installations that can persuade you ways highly effective sound artwork may be. Schedule your timed go to and be able to immerse your self. You’ll want to additionally regulate the ICA web site as a number of public talks and sound occasions will occur within the coming weeks.

Burlesque in Brunswick on Saturday. Elisanth/

Horrific! A Halloween Burlesque Present
Gates at 7 p.m., present at eight p.m. Saturday. Thomas Level Seaside & Campground, 20 Meadow Highway, Brunswick, $25 per automobile, $50 for VIP, 18-plus.
Halloween burlesque present anybody? Horrific! is simply that and proceeds profit the Maine Music Alliance and its mission to extend consciousness concerning the stay music venues of Portland and the great affect they’ve on our native financial system. The drive-in type present lets you sit in your car and stream audio on the radio or sit proper outdoors your automobile (with a face protecting). Costumes are very a lot inspired and masks are required. The night’s hosts are drag performer Cherry Lemonade and Kelsea Dunham (host of the Pilot Lites podcast). The checklist of performers consists of Georgi Petals, Iona Fortune, Aubergine Dream, Diamond DeVille and Charley Quinn amongst many others.

Quarts of maple syrup line a shelf within the retail store of Hilltop Boilers in Newfield. Gregory Rec/Workers Photographer

Maine Maple Producers Weekend
Saturday and Sunday. Statewide.
The pandemic made March’s Maple Sunday inconceivable however you’ll be able to nonetheless respect how candy it’s all weekend lengthy at a number of of Maine’s 580 licensed maple syrup producers. Choices and actions will fluctuate relying on which homes you go to, so be sure you examine particular person web sites earlier than hitting the maple path. Some locations might be taking part within the regional North American Maple Tour which spans this weekend and subsequent. Don’t be a sap and don’t waffle, let the maple enjoyable move.

Musician Samuel James Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Workers Photographer

Rocked Music Scene
7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14. By way of Zoom. On Fb.
In case you’re not a Press Herald subscriber, now’s nearly as good a time as any to develop into one, for unique entry to a dialogue entitled “Rocked Music Scene.” The speak might be facilitated by Press Herald arts reporter Bob Keyes and music author Aimsel Ponti and can function musician Samuel James and State Theatre common supervisor Lauren Wayne. They’ll be analyzing the Maine music scene and the way the pandemic has impacted it over the previous a number of months. The way forward for stay music is unsure till a vaccine is in place, and there’s no assure that music venues will survive or telling what toll it’s going to tackle Maine’s musicians. For details about find out how to subscribe, head to

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