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Sunday Open Mic at One Broadway Collaborative

One Broadway Collaborative 1 Broadway, Lawrence, MA

One Broadway Collaborative hosts a weekly Sunday Hybrid open mic, meaning it is in person and also has some performers and audience live-streamed through zoom. We perform one song at a time in rounds, so sign up is unnecessary. You perform based upon first to arrive and usually we have several rounds to perform. Join […]

“Designed & Hand-Blocked by the Folly Cove Designers” at the Cape Ann Museum

cape ann museum 27 Pleasant Ave, Gloucester, MA

On Oct. 8, the Cape Ann Museum opened a new and expanded exhibition on the acclaimed Folly Cove Designers, made world famous by their leader, designer and author Virginia Lee Burton Demetrios. The exhibit draws from the Museum’s own collection as well as from other repositories in the region and private collections. The exhibition, Designed […]

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Nature’s Kaleidoscope: Our Animals Great & Small Exhibition

Senior/Community Center 331 High Street, Newburyport, MA

Newburyport, MA - Newburyport Art Association and the Newburyport Senior/Community Center present Nature’s Kaleidoscope: Our Animals Great and Small, an exhibition of artwork focusing on all of our favorite fuzzy friends. The Senior/Community Center has invited local artists to contribute artwork featuring animals of all kinds to celebrate the benefits of their emotional support pet […]

One Acts – 21st Annual New Works Festival

Firehouse Center for the Arts Market Square , Newburyport, MA

METEORIC by Luke Herzog *HONEGGER PRIZE WINNER FOR BEST ONE ACT* Directed by John Moynihan Backstage at the Starburst Chuckle Hut, rising comedian Ankor Popov quarrels with Will Fallow, his under-appreciated opening act. Then come reports of an incoming disaster that might be described as a cosmic joke. It’s not funny… Then again, maybe a […]

Lisa Bastoni & Sean Staples and Cloudbelly

Old Sloop Presents 12 School St, Rockport, MA

Two outstanding folk duos will split the stage at Old Sloop Presents Saturday, January 28. The performance will be in the handicap-accessible Fellowship Hall of the First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St. at 7:30pm. Veteran singer-songwriter Lisa Bastoni has a natural way with words and melody that stand her out from the crowd. […]

The Ultimate Cher Experience

Larcom Theatre 13 Wallis Street , Beverly, MA

The Ultimate Cher Experience with Lisa Carter and her explosive New York-based band recreate the essence of Cher in this spectacular tribute show. Lisa portrays the legendary icon by taking you on a musical journey of Cher's greatest and latest hits, including highlights from the movie Burlesque and Cher's recent Abba cover songs. Elaborate costume […]

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An Evening of Shorts – 21st Annual New Works Festival

Firehouse Center for the Arts Market Square , Newburyport, MA

WINDFALL by Charles Hertz *HONEGGER PRIZE WINNER FOR BEST SHORT PLAY* Directed by Tim Diering What could possibly be wrong with learning you’re entitled to a sudden, unexpected, and perfectly legal payment? A down-at-the-heels insurance beneficiary meets the gilded heir to a family business. One is the son of long-time loyal employee of the business; […]

The Gibson Brothers

Firehouse Center for the Arts Market Square , Newburyport, MA

While The Gibson Brothers’ last release, Mockingbird, featured gorgeous production, recreating the sound on stage was difficult. “We put together a band to go out and try to recreate it,” remembers Eric Gibson. “But we couldn’t. We would have to have such a huge band to try to recreate that record, but we did the […]

“PROTECTING OUR PRACTICE AND CREATIVE SELF” W/ NGOC-TRAN VU

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (in Zoom) Amidst the pandemic, on-going systemic racism, and extractive capitalism, artists and creatives are severely impacted. In this session, we will discuss best practices and actionable items to recognize and intentionally protect ourselves and our practices from further exploitation. Participants will strategize techniques for […]

Amplifying Voices: A Celebration of Diversity in Film

The Cabot 286 Cabot St , Beverly, MA

A two-day film event celebrating diverse voices and stories, Feb. 3-4 – Beverly MA.  (Beverly, MA – January 21, 2023) The Cabot is pleased to announce, in partnership with North Shore Juneteenth Association, Montserrat College of Art, Salem State University, City of Beverly, and Endicott College, an exciting new film event entitled “Amplifying Voices: A Celebration of Diversity in Film,” that will be held […]

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The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

MIT Theater Arts Building W97 Black Box Theater 345 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA

The MIT Center for Art, Science, and Technology (CAST), MIT Music and Theatre Arts, and Guerilla Opera present the world premiere of The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage, a comedic new opera that features the true-life unsung inventors of the first computer "fighting crime" in alternative universes. The world premiere chamber opera features music […]

The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage Tactile Tour

MIT Theater Arts Building W97 Black Box Theater 345 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA

Guerilla Opera's Educational Department, the MIT Center for Art, Science, & Technology (CAST), and MIT Music and Theatre Arts invite members of the visually impaired and blind community to experience a tactile tour of "The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage". This tour is a hands-on experience for audience members and explores a variety of […]

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