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Spring arts starts this week at the MAC
MARION — After finding out how to schedule an arts festival to act as a surrogate for ArtWeek, Marion Arts Center Executive Director Jodi Stevens is hoping the weather stays nice. “Hopefully we won’t have to use our rain dates,” she laughed. The art...
Mattapoisett students draw art from reality
MATTAPOISETT — Visions of Center School danced in their heads. Now on display in Center School is a wall of drawings kindergarten and first grade students made of the school building. Art teacher Greta Anderson said students made the drawings as...
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Barbara Healy brings the color out
MARION — Painting and drinks? Wine not? Barabara Healy is a painter from Dartmouth who focuses on South Coast landscapes, and with her partner Pam Clarkson, teaches painting and wine tasting classes. “We’re trying to incorporate people that may have...
New exhibit at the MAC opens April 30
MARION — The Marion Art Center will open a new exhibit featuring Contemporary Prints by Allison Bianco and Stella Ebner on April 30. The show is a collaboration between the MAC and Cade Tompkins Projects, an art gallery in Providence. The new...
Marion Antiques holds first auction in Marconi building
MARION — Going...going...gone! Marion Antique Auctions held its first event in its new Atlantis Drive warehouse on April 24, which saw more than 500 items from a single collector draw thousands of online bidders. The new space at 13 Atlantis Dr. was...
Sippican Cinema Series to feature ‘Cinema Paradiso’
The Sippican Cinema Series returns from its spring hiatus with a virtual discussion on the classic film Cinema Paradiso on May 24 at 5 p.m. Participants will join host Anne Converse for a discussion about the beloved film, which won Best Foreign...
Saxophone soloist: Meet musician Marcus Monteiro
MARION — You like jazz? Marion musician Marcus Monteiro does. Monteiro has been playing saxophone for nearly thirty years — ever since he was a fifth grader at Sippican School, where he learned music from the same teachers there today. “My son is...
Auditions at the Marion Art Center
The Marion Art Center has announced open auditions for all roles in the upcoming production of Cedar Beach, written by local playwright Mark Howland and directed by John Heavey. Auditions will be held on Sunday, May 23 between 1 and 6 p.m. by...
Tabor Teacher’s play to be performed in May
MARION — Tabor Academy teacher John Heavey would surely have been drafted in the Vietnam War, if he wasn’t a student at Johns Hopkins at the time. Heavey said he’s always been “struck by the injustice of the draft.” He noted that people of color who...
Kathleen Hickey: Writing a novel in the pandemic
MATTAPOISETT — For many, the start of the pandemic was also the start to new hobbies and projects. For Kathleen Hickey, that new project was a novel. On trips to Cuttyhunk Island with her husband, Mike Hickey, Kathleen would pass by Penikese Island...
Virtual concert at the art center
MARION — Join the Marion Art Center and Cape Cod Composer Michael Donovan for “Postcards from Buzzards Bay,” a musical celebration of all who live in the region. On May 16 at 3 p.m., the art center will present a virtual encore of the Tri-County...
Open air painting at the art center
MARION — Join instructor Catherine Carter and the Marion Art Center for an outdoor drawing class and learn to capture the observed landscape in a sketchpad. Through live demonstrations and individual guidance, the MAC will cover methods for...
Join a youth theater troupe this summer
MARION — The Marion Art Center is offering a youth theatre troupe this summer. Midsummer Stages at the MAC is a summer theater company comprising young adults in grades 7 through 12. The program incorporates movement, acting, and performing for a...
Spring Arts preview: Wet felt workshop
MARION — A little bit of felt can go a long way. Anna Kristina Goransson, a Swedish-born felt artist, will be hosting a workshop on May 8 as part of the Marion Arts Center’s 10-day South Coast Spring Arts festival. At the three-hour workshop,...
Marion Art Center seeks donations for auction
MARION — The Marion Art Center’s Online Art Auction will be held from July 28 to 3 and the center is seeking donations for the auction. The MAC’s auction committee is accepting paintings, prints, art objects, unique or handmade items, ceramic, glass...
Students take home awards for Marion art exhibit
MARION — Four students have been awarded prizes in the Marion Art Center’s ongoing High School art exhibit focusing on covid. The center’s exhibition committee based their decisions on the following: skill and technique, overall presentation,...
Marion Art Center to host “Spring Arts” festival
MARION — The statewide ArtWeek festival won’t be happening this year, but that can’t stop the Marion Art Center from bringing over a week’s worth of artsy activities to the Tri-Town. In lieu of ArtWeek, the art center is collaborating with over two...
Woman’s Club looks to August for Oar and Paddle auction
MARION — The Sippican Woman’s Club is planning to hold the oar and paddle auction that was cancelled by covid last year this summer. According to a press release, the woman’s club is looking to host the event in a “safe environment” in August. The...
Sippican Cinema Series to feature ‘North by Northwest’
MARION — Join Anne Converse and the Sippican Historical Society on March 29 at 5 p.m. for the next installment of the Sippican Cinema Series — a discussion of Alfred Hitchcock’s “North by Northwest” The classic suspense film finds advertising...
Students take inspiration from Black history
Students wowed the judges with artwork, poetry and essays submitted to Tri-Town Against Racism’s Black History Month Creative Expression Contest. A total of 38 students in grades seven through twelve in the Tri-Town submitted work to be judged by...
Psychedelic rock rolls into the Marion Art Center
MARION — The Marion Art Center will host Sundog Organ Trio at a livestream music event in partnership with ORCTV on March 21 at 4:00 p.m. The psychedelic rock group, formed in 2018, features Brian Sances on guitar/vocals, Colin Bradley on organ, and...
See student work at the Marion Art Center
MARION — The Marion Art Center will be opening a new exhibit, the High School Art Show, with a virtual reception on March 12. Student artists featured in the gallery come from Old Rochester Regional High School, New Bedford High, Tabor Academy, and...
Mattapoisett Seed Library begins to bloom
MATTAPOISETT — The Mattapoisett Free Public Library’s Seed Library is growing — and fast. The program was first sprouted last year by former librarian Liz Shelly, and the library gave patrons about 50 donated packets of seeds. Just a few weeks into...
Marion musician to be featured in New Bedford jazz festival
MARION — Marion’s own Marcus Monteiro will lead the Marcus Four at the New Bedford JazzFest in March. The New Bedford Winter JazzFest Online will feature three bands over three days, musician interviews, and a food and drink demonstration video from...
Art Gallery opens in Mattapoisett
lery at the Ropewalk mall in Mattapoisett. Artist and South Dartmouth Resident Thomas Lynch set up shop next to the Walrus and Captain restaurant, hoping to catch the eye of locals after their meals. The gallery features paintings, rock sculptures...
Learn about the effort to restore Notre Dame with the Sippican Historical Society
MARION — The fire at Notre-Dame on April 15, 2019, was a shock to all who know and love Paris. On Feb. 11 at 7 p.m., the Sippican Historical society will host a lecture, led by Caroline Bruzelius on the repair of Notre Dame via Zoom. Bruzelius is a...
Marion Art Center announces ArtStart director, takes counselor applications
MARION — The Marion Art Center announced Benares Angeley as its 2021 ArtStart Director in a Feb. 5 press release. ArtStart is the MAC's summer art program for kids four-and-a-half to nine years old, offered from late June to July. Angeley has been...
Tri-County Symphonic Band presents Soloists for Scholarships
The Tri-County Symphonic Band, under the direction of Philip Sanborn, will present a program entitled “Soloists for Scholarships” on Feb. 14 at 3:00 p.m. The concert will be a virtual live-stream — free of charge — and can be viewed on ORC-TV. Those...
See the Sippican Historical Society’s winter exhibit
MARION — Beginning February 4, the Sippican Historical Society will host an art exhibit featuring the work of Helen Hiller Hills. The exhibit highlights Hills’ work in a variety of media including oils, pen and ink, and pastels. It can be viewed at...
Tri-Town Against Racism to hold Black History Month art contest
The anti-racist group Tri-Town Against Racism will hold an art competition this month to celebrate Black History Month. Applicants are encouraged to chose any form of creative expression they see fit, as long as it fits the theme of “Beyond Martin...
Learn an instrument at the MAC
MARION — The Marion Art Center will host new music lessons - Guitar and More - for all ages, styles, and experience levels. Colin Bradley will offer an eight-week course in music at the center, customized to the student's experience and interest...
Enter your art into a MAC exhibit
MARION — The Marion Art Center is accepting entries for its upcoming exhibit featuring work by local high school students as part of the center’s Young Artist Program. Any student of high school age may submit up to five pieces for consideration...
Talk ‘Strictly Ballroom’ in the Sippican Cinema Series
MARION — Join Anne Converse and Diane Kelley on Jan. 25 for a Zoom discussion of the 1992 Australian comedy, Strictly Ballroom, directed by Baz Luhrmann. Film lovers should watch the film on their own (available through Amazon Prime), then join the...
Mattapoisett Library: A talk with author Julia Kelly
Julia Kelly, author of The Last Garden in England, will host a talk with the Mattapoisett Library about her book via Zoom on Feb. 3, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Kelly, an International bestselling author, showcased her gift for sharing richly detailed stories...
ORRHS students chosen for UMass exhibit
From the struggles of the Black community to the difficulties of mental illness, Tri-Town students are tackling tough topics in their artwork — and it’s not going unrecognized. Three pieces of artwork by Old Rochester Regional High School Students...
Winter happenings at the Marion Art Center
The Marion Art Center will open its 2021 season with the annual Winter Members’ Show. The exhibit runs from Jan. 15 through Feb. 25. Current gallery hours are Thursday-Saturday, from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m., or by appointment. All visitors must adhere to...
Children’s Art Lab goes online for pandemic
For Benares Angeley, owner of the Children’s Art Lab, the pandemic has been an experiment in adapting her mobile art studio to take home art kits, socially distanced art classes and virtual how-to videos. Even with 20 years of teaching art, the new...
The show goes on with ORRHS Drama Club’s Spoon River Anthology
The show must go on. The Old Rochester Regional High School Drama club spent months of long, cold nights rehearsing Spoon River Anthology for an outdoor rendition of the play, which is a collection of monologues given from beyond the grave. And then...
Tri-County Symphonic Band virutal Christmas concert
On Sunday, Dec. 13 at 1:30 p.m., the Tri-County Symphonic Band will present a “Family Virtual Christmas Concert” on ORCTV’s Comcast channel 9 and Verizon channel 36. The program will also be live streamed on the ORCTV and the Tri-County Symphonic...
Holiday happenings at the Marion Art Center
MARION — The Marion Art Center is bursting into the holiday season in ‘virtually’ every way. The art center will roll out several virtual holiday offerings within the coming weeks, to celebrate the season. In December the arts center feature: a...
Catch the New Bedford Symphonic Orchestra via Mattapoisett Free Public Library
MATTAPOISETT — Catch a virtual concert with the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. Ten families will have an opportunity to request a ticket for this experience which will include the NBSO musicians performing...
January happenings at the Marion Art Center
MARION — In the month of January, there’s a lot going on at the Marion Art Center. Registration is now open at the Marion Art Center for 2021 watercolor courses for adults. Instructor Jay Ryan will teach two eight-week courses: Beginning-Continuing...
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