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ELLSWORTH — William Irvine has been painting for nearly seven decades and believes he is now hitting his stride.

Four artists will be showing their work at the Causeway Club Red Barn in Southwest Harbor for one night only with a reception on Wednesday, July 30, at 5 p.m.

CRANBERRY ISLES — Four July Fellows-in-Residence at the Heliker-LaHotan Foundation on Great Cranberry Island will open their studios to the public on Friday, Aug. 1, from 4-6 p.m. They include Michael Herstand, Ying Li, Thaddeus Radell and Kamilla Talbot, all of New York City. They are part of a group of artists awarded residency fellowships this year, all of whom are returning to Cranberry Island from prior years. The landscape of Maine, and of Great Cranberry in particular, has been of special importance to their work.

MOUNT DESERT — “The Wild & Domestic,” a one-week pop-up art exhibit, will be open to the public at the Tent, 129 Main St., Northeast Harbor, from Thursday, July 31, through Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

BAR HARBOR — Samba Meets Jazz will perform an exhilarating concert of jazz, bossa and more at the College of the Atlantic’s Gates Auditorium on Tuesday, July 29, at 8 p.m.

HANCOCK — Chippers Restaurant is bringing in the new but keeping the oldies but goodies on the menu.

BROOKSVILLE — When Helen and Scott Nearing first published “Living the Good Life” in 1964, the couple had already spent 30 years living off the grid in southern Vermont, after aborting earlier careers in New York City. Helen had played concert violin and studied Eastern philosophy. Scott was an educator and economist.

BLUE HILL — Warren Lehrer’s new book is his first novel, and it will likely be a first of sorts for his readers, too.

PENOBSCOT — Conventional wisdom has it that Emily Dickinson was a recluse, a poet who spent most of her adult life locked away in an attic, wearing a white dress.

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