2021 Santa Comes to Auburn to Light the Tree

Photos courtesy of David Colby Young The word of the Little Orphan Joe The following two stories are copies of the recordings produced form the record courtesy of Stella Young’s grandson, David Colby Young. We believe that Stella May (Porter) Young was one of the first to perform these two talks and may have been the first to record Little Orphan Joe as well as one other story Santa on the Train on a 78 record. Little Orphan Joe told by Stella Porter Young formerly of Auburn, Maine ...
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Sunrise — 7:04 and 7:19.

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On my radar: Adjoa Andoh’s cultural highlights

The actor on her hopes for Brixton’s new theatre, an offbeat western and the sophistication of African artAdjoa Andoh was born in Bristol in 1963 and grew up in Wickwar, Gloucestershire. A veteran stage actor, she starred in His Dark Materials at the National Theatre and in the title role of an all-women of colour production of Richard II at the Globe in 2019. On TV, Andoh plays Lady Danbury in Bridgerton, which returns next year, and she will appear in season two of The Witcher on Netflix from ...
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Flashback – JLS: ‘X Factor was a crash course in this industry. Zero to hero in 10 weeks’

Aston, Marvin, JB and Oritsé recreate their audition photo and reflect on backflips, friendships, reuniting and turkey farmingFinalists on 2008’s X Factor, JLS – short for Jack the Lad Swing – are one of the show’s most successful acts. Celebrated for their R&B-infused pop and slick dance routines, the band reached No 1 with their first single, Beat Again, while their debut album won multiple Brit and Mobo awards, and went quadruple platinum. They released three more albums and a condom range, b...
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The first man to hunt wildlife with a camera, not a rifle

Cherry Kearton popularised nature like a Victorian David Attenborough – using bold techniques to get close to his subjects, as a new exhibition showsFilming wild beasts: Cherry Kearton interviewed – archive, 1914In 1909 two wildlife safari expeditions arrived by ship in Mombasa, Kenya, within days of each other. One party was enormous and led by the adventure-loving US president Teddy Roosevelt; the other consisted of just two men and was headed by Cherry Kearton, a young British bird photograph...
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Filming wild beasts: Cherry Kearton interviewed – archive, 11 May 1914

11 May 1914: The British wildlife photographer tells the Guardian about filming animals ‘unmolested and unharassed in their native wilds’The first man to hunt wildlife with a camera, not a rifleI found Mr Cherry Kearton, who has just returned from crossing Africa with a kinema camera for the third time, in the private room of his London office (writes a representative of the Manchester Guardian).He was endeavouring to conduct a business conversation on the telephone. Round him stood half a dozen...
Tags: Photography, London, Africa, Culture, Wildlife, Art and design, Guardian, Manchester Guardian, Cherry Kearton

2021 Santa Shuffle 5K Run for the Children

Santa Shuffle 5K Run for the Children ~ Bridgton, ME Thank you for your interest in our very first Santa Shuffle and Holiday Open House to benefit the children of Bridge Crossing! It’ll be a day full of holiday cheer and family fun complete with caroling, milk & cookies, and the one and only, Santa himself! Check out all the ways you can participate: WHAT’S SCHEDULED? 8AM Children’s Fun Run – The day will start with some dashing through the snow led by one of Santa’s favorite Elves! 9AM 5K ...
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