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Emily Burnham

About Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham is a Maine native, a UMaine graduate, a proud Bangorian and an arts and lifestyle writer for the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food, from media and the Internet to theater and dance. In her quest for stories, she's seen countless concerts and plays, been lobster fishing, interviewed celebrities, hung out with water buffalo and played in a ukulele orchestra, to name just a few. She's interested in everything -- especially if it happens in Maine. She welcomes any and all feedback or suggestions for stories.

From James Brown to General Tso: 10 films to see at the Camden International Film Festival this year

The thing that festival director Ben Fowlie likes to point out about the Camden International Film Festival — the tenth edition of which kicks off on Thursday, Sept. 25 — is that it’s entirely possible the average festival-goer could end up sitting next to the maker of the film they’re watching. “It’s uncommonly intimate,” said […]

2014 American Folk Festival brings in over $100k from Bucket Brigade donations, down from previous years

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Organizers of the American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront announced on Monday afternoon that this year’s Bucket Brigade brought in $105,896 from festival-goers over the course of the three-day event, held in late August. That tally is nearly $15,000 less than the $122,000 brought in for the 2013 festival, but as organizers note, it’s […]