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Canal Side artists showcase diverse styles, subjects in Marion
MARION — The Canal Side Artists got their name from moving up and down the canal to paint at different sites. Although they travel beyond the tri-town, their exhibit at the Benjamin D. Cushing Community Center includes some familiar views of Marion...
Sippican Choral Society announces first rehearsal for fall season
MARION — The Sippican Choral Society will begin rehearsals Monday, Sept. 9, at 7:15 p.m. for its annual Christmas concert. There’s a lot of music to learn and rehearse, and that takes time, said Mike Chaplain, Sippican Choral Society president...
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Senior Center to host Canal Side Artists
MARION — The Marion Senior Center will host a reception with the Canal Side artists from Sept. 4 to Oct. 30. The opening reception for this exhibit will take place Sept. 5 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Benjamin Cushing Community Center, and will include...
Mattapoisett Cultural Council accepting applications
MATTAPOISETT — The town’s Cultural Council cseeks grant proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs until Oct. 15. Grants are available for exhibits, festivals, field trips, short-term artist residencies or performances...
Marion Cultural Council seeks funding proposals
MARION —The Marion Cultural Council will receive online grant applications for individuals and organizations for art and STEM-related projects that will help to enrich the Marion community. The council has set an October 15 deadline for...
Register for fall classes at the Marion Art Center
MARION — The Marion Art Center will offer piano, painting, and dance classes for the fall season. Instructor Frances Belcher offers piano lessons for beginner, and intermediate level players ages six through adult. Half hour lessons will include...
‘Death by Design’ brings dark, quirky humor to the Marion Art Center
MARION — The cast and crew of “Death by Design” brought a mix of screams and laughter to a packed crowd at the Marion Art Center on opening night, Friday, Aug. 23. The tongue in cheek murder mystery takes place in 1932 in the countryside village of...
Libraries educate, entertain with summer reading programs
When teachers take off for the summer, librarians go into overdrive to provide reading enrichment, programs and special rewards for kids across the tri-town. All three summer reading programs shared a common theme (a universe of stories) after the...
Final Marion concert band concert of the season
MARION — On Friday, Aug. 30, the Marion Concert Band will close its 2019 season indoors at the Sippican School, with a concert in the style of the Boston Pops Orchestra. The program, which includes pieces by former Pops arranger Leroy Anderson and...
Children’s singing group gears up for new year
The South Coast Children’s Chorus will accept members for its upcoming season during the first three rehearsals of the year. The group is open to students from grade 1 to 12. The chorus has two groups, a preparatory chorus and an advanced chorus,...
Author to give talk on book set in Mattapoisett
MATTAPOISETT — On Sunday, Sept. 8 from 2 to 3 p.m. the Mattapoisett Free Public Library will host former Mattapoisett resident Jack Matthews to talk about his mystery-thriller “Arte Perdida.” The novel features Mattapoisett as one of the locations...
Fall dance class to start at Art Center
MARION — Registration for the Fall Session of Marion Art Center’s Dance Academy is now open. The class will begin Sept. 9. Dance Academy instructor, Teah Keogh, is classically taught in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, and gymnastics. She taught second...
Marion Town Band tackles pop through the ages
On Friday, Aug. 16, the Marion Concert Band continues its Friday evening concert series with a program of American popular music. The concert will move location to Sippican School, instead of the Robert Broomhead Bandstand where other concerts have...
Marion, New York City artist team up for exhibit
Marion artist Nancy Dyer Mitton and her New York City counterpart Robert Seyffert, will have a with dual exhibitions of their paintings at the Marion Art Center from Aug. 16 through Sept. 28. An artists’ reception will be held on Friday, Aug. 16,...
Marion musician writes songs of struggle, protest
MARION — When Marion singer-songwriter Richard Lewis was accepted to the New Bedford Folk Festival South Coast stage, which showcases area musicians, he thought “I should really have an album when I perform.” So he made one. Lewis played in New...
Music from Land’s End director talks classical music, new CD
“Music takes us everywhere, but I wanted to bring it here,” said violinist Ariadne Daskalakis. The artistic director of the Music from Land’s End concert series, Daskalakis spent her childhood summers in Wareham before moving to Germany as an adult...
Bar facts, mocktails at Mattapoisett Library
MATTAPOISETT — Delia Cabe, author of “Storied Bars of New York: Where the Literary Luminaries Go to Drink,” will speak at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Her book celebrates the best literary pubs,...
Shakespeare comes to Shipyard Park
MATTAPOISETT — Given that they sometimes had to fight with passing cars to make their lines heard, it’s hard to say that the cast of “Much Ado About Nothing” made much ado about their show. But it was notable as the first Shakespeare production in...
Drum show comes to Mattapoisett
MATTAPOISETT —For anyone who’s ever wondered how to drum up support for a new drum show, it turns out that it’s quite simple. Provide the space, a few drums, and the drummers will come. “We all have a lot of equipment and like to talk about it,”...
Marion Art Center to present ‘Death by Design’
MARION — “Death by Design” by Rob Urbinati, directed by Kate Fishman will come to the Marion Art Center Friday, Aug. 23 to Sunday, Aug. 25 and Thursday, Aug. 29 to Sunday, Sept. 1. All Thursday, Friday and Saturday productions will begin at 7:30 p.m...
Art Center to merge musical styles
MARION — The Marion Art Center will host an evening of music on Friday, Aug. 9 beginning at 8 p.m., featuring Shaun England and Jim Robitaille. England and his band are joined by Robitaille as a special guest in a unique collaboration through the...
MAC hosting auditions for ‘The women of Lockerbie’
MARION — Open auditions for all roles in “The Women of Lockerbie” by Deborah Brevoort will be held on Monday, Aug. 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 7, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Marion Art Center, 80 Pleasant St. (the corner of Main and Pleasant...
Explore regional art
MARION — On Monday, Aug. 18 at 12:30 Art For Your Mind’s Jill Sanford will give a talk on America’s artistic regions. Sanford will also bring a collection of images describing America’s diverse landforms, lifestyles, cultural influences, and...
Sign up for Mattapoisett Library craft event by Wednesday
MATTAPOISETT — The Mattapoisett Library will host a “Sharpie tye-dye event on Aug. 7 at 1 p.m. to allow patrons to make colorful t-shirts. The library will provide materials, but participants may supplement library materials if they have a specific...
Rochester author takes Marion children on a deep sea dive with book
MARION — When Michelle Cusolito started her July 24 talk on her book “Flying Deep,” about the Alvin submersible, famous for exploring the Titanic wreck, one of the children said “Alvin! Like Alvin and the Chipmunks!” Cusolito put her former teacher...
Marion boatyard sponsoring Whaling Museum lecture
NEW BEDFORD — Burr Brothers Boats is helping to sponsor an Aug.1 lecture at the New Bedford Whaling Museum which will explore how wind, climate, the sea and innovation shaped Dutch identity. Dr. Christina Connett Brophy, the Douglas and Cynthia...
Art Center looks to recreate scenic studio tour
MARION — Art Drive has always been a Dartmouth and Westport event. But now the Marion Art Center is hoping to have art fans drive through Marion for a spinoff event. Though the Art Center has not set any concrete date for their version of the three...
‘Much Ado About Nothing’ gets a 2019 South Coast makeover
Midsummer Shakespeare and the Glass Horse’s Shakespeare in New Bedford will bring “Much Ado About Nothing” to both Marion and Mattapoisett at the beginning of August. Set in a modern day yacht club, Shakespeare’s beloved comedy has been updated with...
New poetry group to meet again
MARION — The Marion Art Center will host its second meeting of the newly-created Marion Art Center Poetry Group on Wednesday, July 31 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Marion Art Center. Both experienced and novice poets are welcome to attend. There is no...
Marion Art Center summer fundraiser approaches
MARION — Cocktails by the Sea, the Marion Art Center’s annual summer fundraiser will be held on Friday, July 26 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at 183 Front Street, Marion, the home of Trevor and Anne Hatton. The event on the Marion waterfront will feature an...
Concert Band to host children’s concert in Marion
MARION — The Marion Concert Band will continue its Friday evening concert series with a young people's concert on Friday, July 26. The concert will include a chance for children in the audience to play rhythm instruments with the band and "guest...
Small ensembles perform at Buzzards Bay MusicFest
MARION — Program four of this year’s Buzzards Bay MusicFest featured a piece for a type of harp that no longer exists and a section of a piece played with only four notes. The chamber music concert at the 23rd annual Buzzards Bay MusicFest showcased...
A night at the movies that’s out of this world
On Friday, July 19, the Marion Concert Band will continue its Friday evening concert series with a program of music based on two themes. The first half of the program will feature soundtrack music from a variety of motion...
Drum show to come to Mattapoisett
MATTAPOISETT — Dartmouth’s Symphony Music Shop will host the first Southcoast Drum Show on Sunday, Aug. 4 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Mattapoisett Knights of Columbus Hall. The hall is located at 57 Fairhaven Rd. (Rte. 6) in Mattapoisett. This drum...
Art Center holding membership drive
MARION — The Marion Art Center has changed its policy on membership as part of its membership drive, which will last through Aug. 15. Membership will now be valid for one year from the date of registration. New members will receive $5 off the price...
Artists and artisans showcase their work in Marion
MARION — In downtown Marion on Saturday, art enthusiasts could view and buy ergonomic utensils, surreal photographs, upcycled clothing and colorful fiberware at the Marion Arts Center’s Arts in the Park Artists and artisans showcased a variety of...
Capture a summer sunset with the Sippican Lands Trust
MARION — The Sippican Lands Trust has scheduled a sunset photography session with nature photographer Marian Howell at its White Eagle property on July 19 at 7 p.m. All cameras are welcome — cell phones, compacts, DSLRs, whatever you use, or just...
Marion Art Center announces updated schedule, details for events
MARION — The Marion Art Center has announced an updated schedule during the ArtStart summer camp as well as information on several summer events. Regular hours during ArtStart (June 22 to July 22) will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. from Tuesday to Friday...
Artists use museum for inspiration on new exhibit
MATTAPOISETT — Mattapoisett artist Dick Morgado started a painting of the now defunct E.A. Walsh General Store when he was 12, and finished it after he retired. Inspired by a sign at the Mattapoisett Museum, Morgado used old photographs and his...
Rochester Cultural Council offers funds for projects and events
ROCHESTER — The Rochester Cultural Council has funds available for cultural activities in the Rochester and Tri-town for 2020. The Cultural Council accepts grant applications from Sept. 1 to Oct 15. The final awards will be announced in December...
Mattapoisett author wins award for fishing book
MATTAPOISETT — Author “East End” Eddie Doherty’s book “Seven Miles After Sundown” has been selected as an Award-Winning Finalist in the Sports Category of the 2019 International Book Awards. The judging pannel reviewed over 2,000 books, and Doherty’...
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