ORLAND — The Alewife Run from Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery to Orland Village is slated for Saturday as part of the Orland River Day festivities.Cheri Domina of Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust and Karen Francouer of Castine Kayak will lead canoeists and kayakers from the Alamoosook Lake beach at 8 a.m. for a leisurely 3.5-mile (less than two-hour) paddle down the Narramissic River, arriving in the village in time for the parade.One short portage around a dam is involved. Castine Kayak will rent and deliver a kayak for $20. To reserve a spot, contact Castine Kayak at 866-3506, or [email protected] special festival price is $25 per person. For details on catching the shuttle and more, call Domina at 469-6929 or visit www.greatpondtrust.org.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textThere also will be a free rescue and rolling demonstration at 11:30 a.m. on the Narramissic River waterfront. Maine Sea Kayak Guides from Castine Kayak will demonstrate those safety techniques.A kayak capsize and rescue workshop also will be offered from 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Grammy-nominated conscious reggae singer, Chronixx, is showcasing the beauty of Jamaica in his new video for “I Can.” The video for the latest single off the Grammy-nominated album, Chronology, was recently released and features dream-like aerial views of both the island’s beauty and strife in four. The video was directed by Ted Samere and also features special cameos by Jesse Royal, Kezmandi and Eesah.The song was produced by Parisian duo The Picard Brothers, known for their musical contributions to Major Lazer, Ellie Goulding and Kehlani.The video comes on the heels of Chronixx’s Australia tour last month. He returns to the U.S. this spring, to play at Kaya Fest in San Bernardino, CA on April 28th and Coney Island Amphitheater in NYC on May 27th. Tickets go on sale for the latter date this Friday, March 2nd.