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Bob Keyes writes about the visual and performing arts for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram. He appreciates that his job requires him to visit museums and attend plays and concerts across Maine, and most enjoys interviewing artists in their studios. He’s a New Englander by birth, and has lived in Maine off and on, most recently since 2002. He lives in Berwick with his wife, Vicki, and their son Luke.

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  • Published
    June 11, 2012

    NEA chairman to visit Maine

    The chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts will spend parts of two days in Maine this week, touring the arts-centric cities of Rockland and Portland for a first-hand look at how federal dollars spur economic development in the state through the arts and creative enterprise.

  • Published
    June 7, 2012

    Journey Into Writing announces winners

    Two Searsport juniors and a Bonny Eagle junior win $2,500 each for their entries in the Maine Community College System writing contest.

  • Published
    May 29, 2012

    City book signing to benefit writer

    Maine’s community of writers will come together Friday to help an author and friend who lost a barn and livestock and suffered untold emotional trauma in a devastating fire earlier this month.

  • Published
    May 27, 2012

    Monmouth theater draws McAndrews back

    MONMOUTH — It was an offer she could not refuse.

  • Published
    May 27, 2012

    Maine will out

    MONMOUTH — It was an offer she could not refuse.

  • Published
    May 7, 2012

    Graduating students to participate in Art Honors celebration

    Historically, the annual Art Honors celebration at Maine College of Art recognizes leaders in Maine’s creative sector.

  • Published
    May 7, 2012

    MECA honors creative leaders

    Historically, the annual Art Honors celebration at Maine College of Art recognizes leaders in Maine’s creative sector.

  • Published
    April 25, 2012

    Maine gets nearly $1M in arts money

    The bulk of the money from the National Endowment for the Arts – $746,900 – goes to the Maine Arts Commission to support its grant-making activities.

  • Published
    April 24, 2012

    Maine Historical Society names new executive director

    Stephen Bromage, who has been assistant director since 2006, “has the vision and creativity to lead MHS into the future.”

  • Published
    April 8, 2012

    Maine fisherman hopes to be Sundancing

    Joel Strunk, the son of Maine songwriter Jud Strunk, has made a feature-length film with a cast of stars for less than a $1 million.

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