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‘Steel Magnolias’ marks art center’s return to indoor theatre
MARION — The Marion Art Center made its return to indoor theatre with “Steel Magnolias” this weekend. And for the intimacy of a story about female friendship told through the lens of a beauty salon, a small indoor theatre does just the trick. The...
Local landscapes celebrated in art center exhibit
MARION — Talking a walk through land trust properties in Marion, Mattapoisett, Rochester and Wareham is serene. But if you can’t make it to a trail yourself, the Marion Art Center has the next best thing. The art center held a reception for its...
Fire at Marion restaurant extinguished without injury
OR agreement passes, other major measures fail at Marion Town Meeting
Boil order lifted in Marion, Rochester as officials continue search for E. coli source
Gender-neutral pronouns, tweaked rules in new ORR handbooks
Rochester Memorial hosts trunk-or-treat
Cranberry harvest bogged down by warm weather, rain
Families flock to Lions’ Free Fall Festival
‘Steel Magnolias’ marks art center’s return to indoor theatre
Rochester passes full warrant at Special Town Meeting
Tri-Town covid cases remain high but decline from peak
Nature-inspired exhibit to open at Marion Art Center
MARION — The Marion Art Center, in collaboration with the Sippican Lands Trust, will host a new exhibit “Along the Trails,” including works inspired by the natural landscape. The exhibition runs Thursday, Oct.14 through Friday, Nov. 12, with an...
See ‘Steel Magnolias’ starting Oct. 15
MARION — The Marion Art Center Theater will show Robert Harling’s “Steel Magnolias,” directed by Jennifer Palmer, opening on Friday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The cast includes Kate Fishman, Zara Lemieux, Brianna Rosario, Margo Ruggiero, Susan Sullivan,...
Brew Fish unveils community art mural
MARION — Brew Fish Bar and Eatery has a new fishy friend. A fish-shaped mural, comprising wooden blocks painted by community members, was unveiled on Sept. 29 in the restaurant’s beer garden. The mural was crafted alongside the Marion Art Center,...
MAC adopts new covid rules for first indoor play since 2020
The Marion Art Center will reopen for its first indoor staged event since 2020, with the production of Robert Harling’s “Steel Magnolias,” directed by Jennifer Palmer. The cast includes Kate Fishman, Zara Lemieux, Brianna Rosario, Margo Ruggiero,...
Elizabeth Taber Library, Tri-Town Against Racism to host popup gallery
MARION — The Elizabeth Taber Library and local grassroots organization Tri-Town Against Racism are taking submissions for a popup art gallery and ‘zine. Artists can create a work of art using any medium that “represents you and your experiences.”...
Marion Art Center Autumn Stages accepting participants
MARION — The Marion Art Center’s youth theatre program continues with Autumn Stages, beginning Sept. 16. The program, led by Jacob Sherburne, consists of young adults ages 12 to 18. The company meets for three hours on Thursdays (5:30 to 8 p.m.) and...
New kids program coming to Marion Art Center
MARION — The Marion Art Center has added a new art program for kids: “Art + Play,” taught by Aylin Cetik. The program is a one hour class meeting Wednesday mornings at 9:30 a.m., where children ages three to five will explore various art materials,...
Marion artists to be featured in MAC exhibit
MARION — A new exhibit featuring pastels, watercolors, and oils by Marion residents Sarah Brown and Judy Carver is coming to the Marion Art Center. Brown has been painting the landscape and seascape of the South Coast and Cape for years, first in...
Art center, Lands Trust call for art entries
MARION — The Marion Art Center wants your nature art. The Marion Art Center, in collaboration with the Sippican Lands Trust, is in search of area artists to submit works of art for our upcoming fall exhibition entitled “Along the Trails,” which will...
A fortune of fall classes at the Marion Art Center
MARION — Several programs will return to the Marion Art Center this fall, including a few new classes.
Children’s Art Lab
Children’s Art Lab returns to the MAC with Art in the Afternoon on Fridays after school with the first...
Marion Concert Band closes out season with a ‘Boston Pops’ concert
On Friday, Aug. 27, the Marion Concert Band will close its 2021 season with a concert in the style of the Boston Pops Orchestra. The concert, under the direction of Tobias Monte, will begin at 7 p.m. at the Robert Broomhead Bandstand, Island Wharf...
A house through generations: “Cedar Beach” open through Aug. 29
MARION — “I don’t believe that Cape Cod has a monopoly on sunshine. There’s plenty in Iowa,” the newlywed character Sharon says to her husband at his family’s vacation house. Family drama is in no shortage throughout the Marion Art Center’s third...
The pandemic shut down his musical community events, the rest is history
MATTAPOISETT — It was a temperate July evening as villagers filled the pews of the Mattapoisett Museum and began to talk quietly amongst themselves, almost as churchgoers before an evening sermon. The seats were nearly full by the time the show...
Upcoming events at the Mattapoisett Museum
The Mattapoisett Museum and Southcoast Lessons will be hosting its 3rd Open Mic Night on August 20 at 6 p.m. All ages and all genres welcome. You can sing a song, play a tune, do a dance, crack a joke, tell a story, or take the stage for any number...
Midsummer Stages caps inaugural year with weekend performances
MARION — “Though she be but little, she is fierce!” Midsummer Stages, a youth theater program run by Jacob Sherburne and facilitated by the Marion Art Center, finished its inaugural year with a performance of one of Shakespeare’s funniest comedies...
Dance returns to the art center this fall
MARION — Back in the groove. The Marion Art Center’s MAC Dance Academy will return this fall. MAC Dance Academy is a classically taught dance studio aiming to foster “individuality and fun” for all dancers. Teah Keogh (“Miss Teah”) will instruct...
Take adult watercolor classes at the art center
MARION — Watercolor class for adults resume at the Marion Art Center starting in September. Instructor Patricia White returns to teach the eight week Beginner/Continuing watercolor course starting on Thursday, Sept. 16 and ending on Thursday, Nov. 4...
Marion Concert Band to rededicate Broomhead band stand at concert
MARION — On Friday, August 20, the Marion Concert Band will hold a concert and re-dedication ceremony for the Robert O. Broomhead Bandstand at Island Wharf in Marion. Several years ago, the bandstand was refurbished and during the construction, the...
Propelling local film: A Rochester airstrip and the son who documented it
ROCHESTER — Sometimes, the story is right in front of you all along. Rochester filmmaker Gary Lawrence’s documentary “Backyard Pilots” premiered in June and began broadcasting regularly on ORCTV in Late July. The documentary follows Lawrence’s...
Marion Concert Band to host Latin-American music “festival”
MARION — The Marion Concert Band will present a Latin-American “Festival” of music at the Robert Broomhead Bandstand in Marion on Friday, August 13 at 7 p.m. The program includes music from Mexico, Spain, Brazil, Cuba and the Caribbean, as well as...
Marion Art Center’s Summer Art Auction Days comes to a close
MARION — Going, going, gone! The Marion Art Center wrapped up its Summer Art Auction Days on Saturday, July 31 which featured almost 375 pieces of art donated by MAC members. Though a final count hadn’t yet been reached when buyers arrived to pick...
Marion Art Center has events to keep you busy in August
Summer Members’ Show at the MAC
The Marion Art Center’s Summer Members’ Show starts this week, running August 6 through September 3, with an opening reception on Friday, August 6 from 5-7 p.m. Visit the MAC to view works by a...
Art auction draws virtual crowd of bidders, in-person browsers
MARION — The Marion Art Center’s Summer Art Auction Days have begun, and patrons are lining up — virtually, at least — to bid on artwork. The auction began on July 28 at 4 p.m., and runs through July 31 at 5 p.m. Within an hour of its opening, 129...
Music from Land’s End returns to Marion
MARION — After a one-year hiatus, Music from Land’s End was back in Marion on Saturday, July 24 for a pair of classical music performances featuring quartet pieces by Mozart and Brahms. “It’s wonderful [being back],” said Ariadne Daskalakis who...
Marion Art Center calls for show submissions
MARION — The Marion Art Center is accepting submissions for its Summer Members’ Show. Members can submit up to two art pieces to the show, which will run from Aug. 6 to Sept. 3. Artists must schedule a time for drop off on Aug. 3 between 1o a.m. and...
Mattapoisett Museum open mic night July 23
MATTAPOISETT — The Mattapoisett Museum will host an open mic night on July 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. This open mic is open to the public, is “radically inclusive,” and is not restricted by age or performance genre. Participants can sing a song, play a...
Mattapoisett artist exhibit starts July 28 at library
MATTAPOISETT — The Mattapoisett Free Public Library is hosting an exhibit of local artist Kim Barry’s paintings and pottery in the library from July 28 through Aug. 20. Mattapoisett artist Barry has a bachelors and masters of Fine Arts. She was head...
Wareham art contest accepting Tri-Town submissions
Tri-Town kids are eligible to participate in the Dog Park Affiliation of Wareham’s “Unleash the PAWsibilities” youth creative contests this summer. The contests are open to area kids ages 5 to 18. This year’s contest has two themes: “Animals, Our...
Art center auction starts July 28
MARION — The Marion Art Center’s Online Art Auction will return this year as Summer Art Auction Days, running from July 28 to 31. There will be over 300 auction items displayed salon-style in the art center’s galleries. While registration and...
Music from Land’s End to perform in Marion
Music from Land’s End will host a series of chamber music concerts this summer in Wareham, Marion, and New Bedford. Musicians will perform two programs. The first will feature Diane Walsh on piano, Ariadne Daskalakis on violin, Sebastian Gottschick...
Arts in the Park returns to Marion
MARION — The Marion Art Center held its annual Arts in the Park outdoor artisan market on Saturday, July 10 bringing together 40 local artists practicing a wide variety of mediums. The event also featured live music by Yesterday’s Country, a kids’...
‘Artisans of Dexter Beach’ exhibit opens at Marion COA
MARION — With covid fears fading, visitors of the Marion Council on Aging will once again be greeted with colorful works of art adorning the walls, curated as always by resident Marion artist Mary Ross. In only the second show of the year at the...
Marion Concert Band to host ‘Out of This World’ concert
MARION — Marion Concert Band will continue its Friday evening concert series on July 16 with “A Night at the Movies that’s Out of This World,” a themed concert that will feature soundtracks from a variety of movies both space themed and otherwise...
Buzzards Bay Musicfest returns for 24th year with Swing Band jazz concert
MARION — The 24th Annual Buzzards Bay Music Festival looked a little different this year, as organizers were forced to cancel its orchestral and chamber music events. But the BBMF Swing Band sounded as good as ever during the jazz concert on...
Marion Concert Band starts season July 2
MARION — The band is getting back together. For the first time since August 2019, the Marion Concert Band will perform at Island Wharf on July 2 at 7 p.m. The program is as follows: The program is as follows: National Emblem March – E. E. Bagley...
Marion Art Center to host public reading of Frederick Douglas speech
MARION — The Marion Art Center will host a live public reading of an 1852 speech by Frederick Douglas entitled, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” on Monday, July 3 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Bicentennial Park. The speech will be given by a “...
Marion Arts Center’s ‘Native Gardens’ brings theater to the park
MARION — The Marion Art Center made its 2021 theatrical debut June 11, as the first performances of “Native Gardens” were presented in an outdoor setting at Bicentennial Park. The play was directed by Kate Fishman of Marion who said she has been...
Grace Morrison: Country recording during covid
ROCHESTER -- When her tour with Shawn Mullens was cancelled by the pandemic in 2020, Grace Morrison sat down to write a five-song EP. Instead, she ended up with a full 15-song country album, featuring the likes of Lloyd Maines (father of the Dixie...
Art center to feature floral festivities in June
MARION — Art in Bloom, a three-day floral arrangement showcase, will return to the Marion Art Center from June 24 to 26. Anyone is invited to create an arrangement for Art in Bloom, and designers may work in pairs or teams. Designers can use any of...
Sippican Historical Society lecture: Christina Connett Brophy
MARION — The Sippican Historical will host Christina Connett Brophy, Ph.D. at 7 p.m. on June 10 via Zoom as part of its speaker series. In her lecture, Dr. Brophy will be speaking about the major themes covered in the New Bedford Whaling Museum’s...
New England inspired impressionism at the art center
The Marion Art Center will host a new exhibit starting June 4: “Willoughby Elliott: A Retrospective.” The show will feature paintings, serigraph prints and ceramic vessels by the late artist, spanning over thirty years. Elliot’s works are...
Painting and sipping at the art center
MARION — Brushes and Blanc. Artist Barbara Healy hosted on a “paint and sip” wine tasting and painting workshop with the Mary Celeste Whiskey and Wine Library as part of the second weekend of the Marion Art Center’s SouthCoast Spring Arts...
See a play at Bicentennial Park
The MAC Theater will present its first play of the 2021 season, “Native Gardens,” written by Karen Zacarías and directed by Kate Fishman. Six show dates are scheduled for June 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20. Friday and Saturday productions will begin at...
Crafting three-dimensional art from wool
MARION — Wool, soap and elbow grease. That’s all it takes to make felt. And under the instruction of artist Kristina Goransson at her felt workshop on May 8 — part of the Marion Art Center’s SouthCoast Spring Arts programming — participants were...
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...
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...
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