Why the unique game of candlepin bowling is popular in New England
This is a rebroadcast of an earlier show (original air date April 26, 2023); no calls will be taken.
Candlepin bowling began back in the 1880s and remains a beloved sport in Maine and New England. We'll hear from a filmmaker and life-long candlepin bowler about what makes the sport unique, as well as from others active in Maine’s candlepin bowling scene. “Candlepin: The Documentary” airs on Maine Public Television April 27 at 9 pm and April 29 at 2 pm.
Ricky Leighton, award-winning videographer, photographer, and documentary filmmaker based in Maine
Owen Martin, general manager, Bowl-A-Ramain Sanford
Mike Walker, owner, Big 20 Bowling Centerin Scarborough
Autumn Mowery, owner & general manager,D'Amanda's Bowling Alleyin Ellsworth