Maine Brewers’ Guild 2015 Beer Festival 

July 25, Thompson’s Point Allagash Brewing Co. Andrew’s Brewing Co. Atlantic Brewing Austin Street Brewery Banded Horn Brewing Co. Barreled Souls Baxter Brewing Co. Bigelow Brewing Company Bissell Bros. Brewing Co. Black Bear Brewery Boothbay Craft Brewery Bunker Brewing Co. Cambridge Brewing Company Dingle Brewing Company (Ireland) Farnham Ale & Lager Foundation Brewing Company Funky Read More …

PortFringe-15 hones its categories, diversity

It’s the fourth year now that PortFringe has offered new, edgy and experimental work grown here and beyond. Running from June 20-28, PortFringe-15 presents multiple performances of 48 productions, staged variously at Geno’s Rock Club, Portland Empire, and Portland Stage’s Mainstage, Studio and Store Front theaters.   www.portfringe.com Source:  The Portland Phoenix

Salt Institute to Close

“The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, an intensive training program for writers, radio producers and photographers that has operated in Maine for 42 years, is shutting its doors. Executive Director Donna Galluzzo said the decision to close was necessitated by declining enrollment and the lack of consistent funding.” Source: – Press Herald