RANGELEY – The Rangeley Friends of the Arts is proud to announce that Michaela Beckmann will be the new interim Program Specialist for their free after-school program: Creative After-School Arts or CASA. The program is open to students in grades 5 – 12, and will meet Monday – Friday after school until 5 p.m. Registration forms for CASA are available outside the Rangeley Lakeside Theater. Ms.
RANGELEY – The Rangeley Friends of the Arts’ 41st annual “Art in August” was held August 5th in Oquossoc. Prizes were awarded in both 2-D (wall hung) and 3-D (sculpture and craft) categories. Ribbons and cash prizes were awarded to First- Second-, and Third place winners. Honorable Mention winners received ribbons. Congratulations to the winners of the three Dimensional and two Dimensional categories
RANGELEY – The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will host an entertaining evening of personal storytelling on August 7, at the RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St. in Rangeley, beginning at 7 p.m. The event, entitled The Kitchen Table, is directed by Tim Straub. This event is sponsored in part by Furbish Brewhouse and Eats.
RANGELEY – The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will host a reception for “seasons in Maine” – paintings Claudia Diller, at the Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery, located in the lobby of the RFA Lakeside Theater, on Friday July 30, from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Enjoy complimentary snacks and cash bar (beer/wine) and meet the artist. The Exhibit continues through August 18, 2021. Summer Gallery hours are Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
RANGELEY – The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will present the Lakeview Chamber Players at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Rangeley on Saturday, July 20, 2019, at 7 p.m. Rangeley seasonal residents and violinists Tim and Sarah Maček are joined by their friends Elizabeth Field, Uri Wassertzug, and Zon Eastes in this very special live concert. The Lakeview Chamber Players return to the stage this summer with very special music to mark the emergence from the pandemic.
RANGELEY – The Rangeley Friends of the Arts is sponsoring a Plein Air Workshop on August 24 through 27 with established watercolor artist Michael Vermette. The workshop is two and a half days of instruction over a four-day period open to adult artists of all ability levels, utilizing the sites on The Artists Trail. THE ARTISTS TRAIL is a joint project of the Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust and the Rangeley Friends of the Arts which designates 15 specific scenic sites to introduce the unique and rugged beauty of the Rangeley Lakes Region of the western mountains of Maine to artists
RANGELEY – The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will host a reception for “Watercolors” – Paintings Denis Leblanc, at the Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery, located in the lobby of the RFA Lakeside Theater, on Saturday May 29, from 5:30 – 7:00 PM. Enjoy complimentary snacks and cash bar (beer/wine) and meet the artist. The Exhibit continues through June 28, 2021.
RANGELEY — A group of local business owners recently teamed up in an effort to support area children and the impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on them. Sam Hight, of Hight Family of Dealerships, in collaboration with Skowhegan Savings Bank, Kyes Insurance, and Saddleback Maine raised $16,500 for four different non-profit youth programs throughout Franklin County: Rangeley Alpine Ski Club, Rangeley Health and Wellness Kids’ Program, Little Mountain School, and Titcomb Mountain. Early in 2020, the Hight Family of Dealerships supported Main Street Skowhegan’s technical assistance program and spearheaded the newly formed Somerset Economic Resource Council to provide
RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts is continuing to offer their free after-school program: CASA – Creative After-School Arts, utilizing a group of dedicated volunteers. The program is open to students in grades 5-12, and meets Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday after school until 5 PM. ; Activities include all types of art projects, no-bake baking, drama, origami, film appreciation and discussion, as well as homework help. CASA is also offering band again this year with band-instructor Mike Schrader, following Covid-safety guidelines for this program. ; FMI about CASA, email the RFA at firstname.lastname@example.org
RANGELEY – The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will present an opening reception and award ceremony for the Western Mountain Photography Show from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery.