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Sculptor Erik Durant talks Taber statue, personal works
MARION — With Elizabeth Taber finally sat, unmoving in her graceful gaze at the town she helped build, Sculptor Erik Durant showed off his more personal and “edgy” works across the street at the Marion Art Center on Oct. 17. Many of Durant’s...
Tri-County Symphonic Band’s ‘Fall Panoply’ virtual concert on Oct. 25
ROCHESTER — Though the in-person season of the Tri-County Symphonic Band was called off for covid concerns, the group will be holding a virutal concert on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m., entitled a “Fall Virtual Panoply” The concert begins with "To Dance...
Bowlmor Lanes won’t reopen, to be demolished in winter
Marion, Mattapoisett students sign with Division I baseball programs
Winds shifting for new Harbormaster’s building plans
State covid numbers hold steady in towns
Mattapoisett details plan for Industrial Drive bike path section
Councils on Aging give away meals for Thanksgiving
Setsuko (Nishihara) Mendes
Joint School Committee opens up about in-person plan
Community comes out for work day at Brainard Marsh
Thelma ‘Cissy’ Vanstone, 80
Marion Art Center looking for entries to final show of season
MARION — The Marion Art Center is looking for entries for its
show, the last show of the 2020 season. Artists can submit up to four pieces for this juried exhibit. Works should be no larger than 14 inches in any direction,...
New Marion Arts Center exhibit to open Oct. 2
MARION — The Marion Art Center will host a new exhibit, featuring watercolors and oil paintings by Mike Mazer and personal studio works by sculptor Erik Durant. The show opens on Friday, Oct. 2 and runs through Nov. 7. An informal meet and greet...
MAC launches annual giving campaign
MARION — The Marion Art Center has kicked off its annual giving campaign this week. As a nonprofit organization, the MAC relies on funding from donors and members. This year the MAC has introduced: “The Virtual MAC” on the new MAC website, featuring...
Sisters quartet soothes Marion Center with sounds of strings
MARION — Residents sat in lawn chairs and blankets, and drivers slowed their cars as they passed to hear the sounds of the Furtado Sisters String Quartet on the lawn of the Marion Music Hall on Sept. 4. The four sisters — violinists Marilyn Melanson...
Jazz quartet to perform outside Marion Music Hall
On Thursday, Sept. 3 at noon, there will be a pop-up brass quartet concert outdoors at the Marion Music Hall. The concert is open to all, free of charge. All social distancing and other guidelines established by the state will be followed. The brass...
Marion Art Center releases fall classes for children, adults
MARION – Registration is now open at the Marion Art Center for fall courses for both children and adults. Instructor Jay Ryan will teach a four-week intersession course, All-Levels Watercolor Painting for adults. This course, for beginning through...
Jazz quartet to perform pop up concert in Marion
MARION — On Thursday, Aug. 27 at noon, there will be a pop-up brass quartet concert outdoors at the Marion Music Hall. The concert is open to all, free of charge. All social distancing and other guidelines established by the state will be followed...
Concert to pop up at the music hall on Aug. 20
MARION — There will be a pop-up concert on the front lawn of the Marion Music Hall at noon on Thursday, Aug. 20 featuring The MonteiroBots. Marcus Monteiro, a Marion native and resident, is the founder and leader of The MonteiroBots. Playing with...
Marion Art Center preparing for summer members’ show
MARION — Art Center’s Summer Members’ Show opens Friday, Aug. 21. There will be no reception for the exhibit. Gallery hours can be found online at marionartcenter.org/on-exhibit. Contact the art center to arrange a viewing outside of gallery hours...
Marion dentist office shows off local artists with in-house gallery
MARION — Here’s a riddle: A patient walks into a dentist’s office, but ends up in a miniature art gallery and sees the work of a local photographer. Are they lost? No, they just walked into All Hands Dentistry on Route 6. The new family practice,...
Marion Arts Center shifts ‘Good People’ to the grass
MARION — With a month left in rehearsals, “Good People,” the Marion Art Center’s current play, director Jacob Sherburne and the arts center decided to move it outdoors and turn it into an immersive experience in Bicentennial Park due to coronavirus...
Marion Art Center offers new membership category
MARION — The Art Center is accepting entries, resuming a watercolor class and encouraging students to join as art center members using a new membership category. It has a new student membership, for ages 14 to 22, at just $25 a year. Visit...
Art Center changes time for theater performance due to EEE risk
MARION — The Art Center theater has reduced the number of performances for its upcoming play, “Good People,” from seven performances to four and changed the time to earlier in the afternoon to decrease the risk of EEE. Marion is currently not at...
Marion Art Center hits fundraising goal
MARION — In one week the Art Center met its goal to fundraise $15,000, made new art owners very happy, and kept bidders safe with an online art auction. Though the bidding was held through a screen, organizers appreciated the chance to meet bidders...
See a trombone quartet play outdoors at the Marion Music Hall
MARION — A trombone quartet consisting of players Phil Sanborn, Mike Rocha, Travis Blischke and Mike Gallant will play a pop-up concert outdoors on Aug. 6 at 12:30 p.m. at the Marion Music Hall. The event is free and all are welcome to attend...
Marion Art Center auction draws to a close
MARION — Bidding for the Art Center’s auction ends Friday, July 31 at 7 p.m. The online auction features more than 250 items, including original framed artwork, handmade ceramics, objets d’art, and more. Users register to bid on items and pay via...
Coronavirus stops Steinway piano for public
MARION — By the time event attendees are allowed to return to the Marion Music Hall, the Steinway Grand Piano on stage won’t be new to the building, but it will be new to them. And though the shell of the piano was built in 1969, many of its parts...
Marion Art Center opens art auction, gives public a preview
MARION — The Art Center opened its online auction at 9 a.m. on July 24, and then briefly made it more concrete later that day by displaying all 197 items in and around its building. The auction replaces the art center’s usual Cocktails by the Sea...
Marion Art Center preparing for auction, virtual reading and August play
MARION — The Art Center will present a Readers’ Theater virtual performance on Saturday, July 25 at 7 p.m. The ninety-minute online program (via Zoom) will feature six short sketches from the public domain and local playwrights, introduced and...
Marion Art Center to run new, safer fundraiser
Due to coronavirus restrictions, and to combat loss of funding, the Marion Art Center will hold its first online art auction from July 24 to 31. Bidding on the more than 150 items will open at 9 a.m. on July 24 and close at 7 p.m. on July 31. A live...
Arts in the Park, six feet apart
MARION — Neither coronavirus, nor inclement weather, could put a stop to the Marion Art Center’s Arts in the Park open-air market on July 12. Over 20 vendors set up shop in Bicentennial Park to sell homemade goods like jewelry, soap, and handbags,...
Rochester musician livestreams concert into virtual reality headsets
MATTAPOISETT — Live streamed concerts are common in times of coronavirus, but Rochester resident and Wareham native Grace Morrison took the concept to a new level on July 10 with a virtual reality concert that concert goers could stream straight...
Wareham artist to hold virtual reality concert in Mattapoisett
MATTAPOISETT — Wareham singer-songwriter Grace Morrison will host her first virtual reality concert on July 10 at 7:30 p.m. Morrison will play with New York musician Marc Douglas Berardo. The two will put on the virtual concert through River Spirit...
Marion Concert band gets creative for a Fourth of July tribute
MARION — The town’s Concert Band had to cancel its summer season and could not play together on the Fourth of July. But with a little forethought and planning, members were able to record their part of “God Bless America” from their homes (many with...
Marion Art Center membership drive underway
MARION — The Marion Art Center’s annual membership drive has begun, and t he art center is offering a special fifteen-month membership for those who join or renew in 2020. A membership form can be completed at www.marionartcenter.org/join . Members...
Virtual theater reading performance from the Marion Art Center
MARION — The Marion Art Center will present a Readers’ Theater virtual performance on Saturday, July 25 at 7 p.m. The hour-long program via Zoom will feature four short sketches, introduced and performed on screen by reading actors. Scenes or...
Art center showcases first virtual gallery
While the Marion Art Center shut its doors due to the pandemic, it was still sharing a wide variety of art that reflected the prevalent emotions of the time through its first virtual gallery. The Art Center issued a call for entries in April,...
Marion Art Center begins gradual reopening process
MARION — The art center will begin a gradual reopening with summer events and a play scheduled for mid-August. The building will reopen in early July with a new exhibit, “Vessels,” featuring Craig Coggeshall, Hollis Engley, and Michael Pietragalla...
Mattapoisett musician’s debut album rooted in home
MATTAPOISETT — Seamus McMahon, otherwise known as MARJORIE, wrote his debut album, “A Growing Season,” with home in mind, both metaphorically and literally. From the name of his project (shared with his grandmother) to the record’s title, the new...
Elizabeth Taber sculpture being cast
After almost two years of creative sculpting in his New Bedford Studio, Erik Durant has delivered Elizabeth Sprague Pitcher Taber to the foundry in Maine where she will be cast in bronze. She will then be placed on her chosen site in Marion opposite...
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