All posts by Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham

About Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham is a Maine native, UMaine graduate, proud Bangorian and a writer and editor for Bangor Metro Magazine, the Weekly and the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food to all the cool things going on in the Greater Bangor area. 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. She's interested in everything that happens in Maine. Albums for review are accepted digitally only; please no CDs.

Maine’s own Noel Paul Stookey records parody of “Unforgettable” for Trump, dubbed “Impeachable”

Noel Paul Stookey: one-third of legendary folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary, accomplished songwriter, longtime Maine resident, and now, YouTube parodist. Stookey, never shy about his political beliefs, yesterday released a video of himself performing a parody of the classic ballad “Unforgettable,” retitled “Impeachable” and dedicated to — who else? — President Donald Trump. Citing, […]

‘Space archaeologist’ and Bangor native Sarah Parcak unveils GlobalXplorer, funded by $1 million TED prize

Sarah Parcak, a world-renowned archaeologist and 1997 graduate of Bangor High School, on Monday announced the launch of her new initiative, GlobalXplorer, a citizen science and archaeology platform that will enlist people around the world to discover sites unknown to modern archaeologists. Parcak in November 2015 was named a TED fellow, a prestigious honor with an accompanying $1 […]

Caribou native astronaut featured in NASA video, after her epic Twitter ‘mansplaining’ incident

NASA this week released a music video featuring a song from rock songwriter Grace Potter, “Look What We’ve Become,” highlighting the work over the years of female scientists and engineers with the space organization. Front and center in the music video? Caribou native and NASA astronaut Jessica Meir. Meir is a 1995 graduate of Caribou […]