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January 2017

Throwing Up Bunnies: The Irreverent Interlopings of Triple Candie, 2001-2016

Free
January 21 @ 10:00 am - April 2 @ 5:00 pm

Created and run by art historians Shelly Bancroft and Peter Nesbett (Phillips Academy Class of 1984), Triple Candie—initially a non-profit art gallery founded in Harlem in 2001—first gained attention for organizing D.I.Y. retrospectives without artists’ permissions or artwork— instead, it used printed reproductions and surrogates. Later, it promoted the work of fictional artists, exhibited broken bottles and rocks as historical artifacts, and hired an actor to protest one of its exhibitions. Vilified by some, revered by others, and always generating…

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March 2017

Charles Movalli: Cape Ann & Beyond

Free - $10
March 4 - May 21

For over forty years, Charles Movalli (1945–2016) was a pillar of Cape Ann’s year-round art community, a distinguished landscape and marine painter, a prolific writer and advocate for the arts, and a widely respected teacher. His paintings have been showcased in solo and group exhibitions throughout the region and showered with awards; his writings on art and artists have been published widely, and his editorial skills earned him a 25-year stint as contributing editor of American Artist magazine. Often referring…

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Marblehead Arts Association 6 New Exhibits

March 18 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

6 New Exhibits in the MAA Galleries March 18- April 30 Opening Reception: Sunday March 19, 2-4 pm Marblehead Arts Association – King Hooper Mansion 8 Hooper St. Marblehead Ma Cheryl Dyment – Journey into Abstraction – The Ballroom Gallery Dimensions Invitational – Parlor Gallery Diane Bragdon – Celebration of New England – Hendrick Gallery Joe Pulitano – Schrage Gallery – 2nd floor National Art Honor Society Students – Dining Room Gallery Marblehead Schools Art Faculty – Emerging Gallery – 2nd floor The Marblehead Arts Association is excited to welcome three…

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Women of Essex: Stories to Share at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum

March 18 @ 5:00 pm - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

This exhibit focuses on remarkable women in the history of Essex.  Funded in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the exhibit is a collaborative effort of long time residents, museum staff, volunteers and contributors from Historic New England and Salem State University.  Discover incredible stories including the story of our first meeting house, the tragedy of a young singer, and  our own baseball star. Opening Reception: March 18 5-8 PM Open Sunday March 19 10-5 and then weekends 10-5 until…

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Om Tat Sat: Reflections from Mumbai to Kolkata

Free
March 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Created while journeying across India, these images were gathered from historic sacred sites and 21st century enigmas, including the Mahabodhi Temple, Mother Teresa’s Mission, and Mahatma Gandhi’s Mani Bhavan. Both artists are Endicott faculty members. Funded in part by the van Otterloo Family Foundation

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Life, Animated

Free
March 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Directed by Roger Ross Williams, Life, Animated is an Oscar-nominated documentary that introduces us to Own Suskind, a young man with autism who, as a child, was unable to speak until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate – immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films. Ron Suskind, Owen’s father and author of the New York Times bestseller that inspired the film, will lead a discussion on how these stories helped his family find…

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Code in the Harpoon Brewery

Free
March 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

On Wednesday, March 29 General Assembly and Harpoon will join forces to bring the power of code to the Boston community for one high impact, interactive evening at Harpoon Brewery. Through a series of lightning talks with leaders of Boston’s innovation community and a short, hands-on coding crash course – you’ll discover all the creative and entrepreneurial things that can be done with code. We’ll explore how local tech companies are using code to improve our urban experience, make us…

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New England Brass Quintet

$11 - $22
March 30 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am

The New England Brass Quintet has been performing to enthusiastic audiences since 1980. The NE Brass Quintet brings Gershwin’s jazzy, finger-snapping ragtime music to life along with his opera “Porgy and Bess” and his applauded melodies from the American songbook. George Gershwin is one of the most prominent American composers – his music spanning both popular and classical genres. NE Brass will also feature a “Tribute to Five Decades of Popular Trumpet Solos”, a world premiere at the historic Larcom.…

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Asperger’s Are Us

Free
March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Emerson College, Bright Family Screening Room, Boston, MA Co-presented with the Bright Light Series, Asperger’s Are Us is a documentary about the first comedy troupe consisting of openly autistic people. The film follows four friends from the North Shore of Boston as they prepare for their final, ambitious comedy show before going their separate way. A discussion will follow with director Alex Lehmann and members of the comedy troupe.

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Salem State Series featuring John Legend

$25 - $100
March 30 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Legend will perform some of his hit songs and speak about his social justice work. John Legend is a multi-award winning singer-songwriter whose work has garnered him 19 Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, A Golden Globe Award, and a BET Award for Best New Artist, among others. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Legend recently won his first Golden Globe Award, a Grammy award, and a Critic’s Choice Award for his song “Glory,” which he wrote and performed with…

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Rockin’ Road To Dublin

$38 - $50
March 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Following sell-out shows in the Northeast, Rockin’ Road To Dublin is coming to Lowell on their 2017 national tour! Come see the show that Irish Dancing Magazine called ” WORLD CLASS… a one-two punch of style and mastery…they made some magic here.” Rockin’ Road to Dublin is the new sensation that combines the art of an Irish dance show, the power of a Rock-N-Roll concert, all with the finish of a Broadway theatrical production. Starring World Champion Irish dancers Scott…

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SFJazz Collective: The Music of Miles Davis

$45
March 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The SFJAZZ Collective is an all-star award-winning jazz ensemble comprising eight of the finest performers/composers at work in jazz today. Each season the Collective focuses its repertoire on a different modern master, and this season the octet will be exploring the music of Miles Davis.

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Agatha Christie’s The Unexpected Guest

$18 - $25
March 31 @ 7:30 pm - April 9 @ 2:00 pm

Lost in the fog, a stranger seeks refuge in a nearby house, only to find he’s stumbled upon the scene of a murder. When the dead man’s wife confesses to the crime, the stranger agrees to provide her with an alibi. But who is he really protecting? Audiences will be mystified as a Pandora’s Box of loves and hates, suspicions and intrigues is opened on stage. Agatha Christie’s The Unexpected Guest will run f at Stage 284 at The Community…

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BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

$38
March 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

As the preeminent Cajun band in the world, BeauSoleil has been generously exporting the rich musical traditions of Southwestern Louisiana for close to forty years. After almost singlehandedly reviving Cajun music in the 70’s, they began incorporating various folk and world music traditions into their sound, creating a musical hybrid unlike any in the world.

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Comedian Bob Marley

$29.50
March 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday, March 31 | 8PM Doors Open at 6:30PM Reserved Seating – $29.50 About Bob Marley Come see Maine’s favorite comic on the eve of April Fool’s! Celebrating 15 years as a stand up comic, Bob Marley is one of the hottest and most sought-after comedians in the country. He has been featured in his own special on Comedy Central, and is one of the few comics to do the complete late night television circuit, Late Show with David Letterman,…

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April 2017

The Little Mermaid

$13 - $21
April 1 @ 10:00 am - April 2 @ 2:00 am

The beloved tale of The Little Mermaid is brought to the stage in a brand new production following a sell-out tour of China and the UK. The Panto Company presents their adaptation of this classic Hans Christian Anderson’s story to the stage in a fantastic, funny and exciting interactive show full of singing and dancing. It follows the dreams of a young girl who believes there is something more for her out of the water. Of course there’s a handsome…

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Cape Ann & Beyond: Lecture by Judith Curtis

$10 - $15
April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Author and art historian, Judith Curtis will give an illustrated lecture on one of the North Shore’s most distinguished landscape and marine painters, the late Charles Movalli. This talk will touch on Movalli’s philosophy and technique as it pertains to works in the Cape Ann & Beyond exhibition. The cost of this program is $10 Museum members / $15 nonmembers. Space is limited; reservations required. For more information email info@capeannmuseum.org. Register by calling 978-283-0455 x10 or online at Eventbrite. Exhibition…

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Andrea Carey 5K

$35
April 2 @ 10:00 am

Please join us in the 2nd Annual Andrea Carey Memorial 5k Run or 2 Mile Walk in remembrance of Andrea while raising awareness and money for The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Whether you were related, a close friend to Andrea, an acquaintance, saw her at the post office or running down the street you can imagine how much she is missed. Andrea had a large heart and a big smile, and anyone that knew her could tell you that although her…

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My Hero Brother

April 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton, MA Directed by Yonatan Nir, My Hero Brother follows a group of young Israelis with Down syndrome and their siblings as they embark on a demanding trip through the Indian Himalayas, where the conflicts and the complexities of their relationships come to the surface. My Hero Brother is co-presented with The Boston Jewish Film Festival. The ReelAbilities Film Festival, Boston will take place at 11 theaters in and around Boston, including Brattle Theatre, Cambridge Public Library, The…

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Notes on Blindess

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA In 1983, after many decades of deterioration, writer and theologian John Hull became totally blind. To help him make sense of the upheaval in his life, he documented his experiences on audio cassette and in this film, actors lip-sync to the voices, resulting in a poetic and intimate story. A Skype Q&A with directors James Spinney and Peter Middleton will follow the screening. This screening is co-presented with The DocYard. The ReelAbilities Film Festival, Boston will…

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1776 Performed by Marblehead Little Theatre at Abbot Hall, Marblehead

$25 - $35
April 6 @ 7:00 pm - April 9 @ 4:00 pm

The Marblehead Little Theatre is excited to announce the cast and crew of its upcoming production of 1776, sponsored by The National Grand Bank. Music by Sherman Edwards and book by Peter Stone. The show is being produced and directed by Bobby Kerrigan. Tickets are already on sale! The production will be held at historic Abbot Hall, 188 Washington Street in Marblehead on April 6-9. Sponsors of the production include North Shore 104.9, Samuel Adams Brewery, and Evviva Cucina. MLT…

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Banned In Boston

$250
April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In the cynical justice system, comedically-based and socially unacceptable offenses are considered especially hilarious. The dedicated and talented performers who instigate these absurdities are members of an elite squad, made up of Boston’s business leaders, elected officials and esteemed media and arts personalities. Known as the Urban Improv Unit, they will share their spontaneous, off-the-cuff stories at the House of Blues on April 7, 2017 for Urban Improv’s annual Banned in Boston. An evening of offense is promised and there…

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Jordan Rudess (of Dream Theater)

$42
April 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Beloved by progressive rock fans the world over for his work with Dream Theater, fleet-fingered keyboardist Jordan Rudess makes his Rockport debut with a solo piano concert featuring instrumental interpretations of classic hits from the 60’s and 70’s (Elton John, David Bowie, The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, etc.), as well as a handful of re-imagined Dream Theater favorites.

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CAM Kids: In Plain Sight — Creatures of the Imagination

Free
April 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discover the peaceable kingdom that lives within the Museum’s collection on this adventurous tour through the galleries. This event is free for families. Space is limited; reservations required. Reservations can be made by calling 978-283-0455 x16 or emailing lizabrowning@capeannmuseum.org Image: James T. McClellan, Seahorse, gilded mahogany, 1970s. Gift of the James T. McClellan Artistic Legacy Trust, 2007

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Paper Trail: A Personal Journey through the Archives of the Cape Ann Museum

Free
April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Author Peter Anastas will talk about the experience of cataloging his own papers in the Museum Archives and will share stories about local writers, including Barbara Erkkila, Joe Garland and Vincent Ferrini, who have each donated their papers to the Museum Archives. Free and open to the public. Space is limited; reservations required. Reservations can be made by calling 978-283-0455 x10, emailing info@capeannmuseum.org or online at Eventbrite.

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The Golden Dragon Acrobats

39$ - 49$
April 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time honored tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago. The Golden Dragons are recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company of today. The reputation of the company is solidly rooted in a commitment to the highest of production values and an attention to artistic details that is unparalleled in the art form. World renowned impresario Danny Chang and choreographer Angela Chang combine award-winning…

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Fire at Sea

$20
April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An Academy Award® nominee for Best Documentary Feature, the winner of a European Film Award and the first nonfiction film to ever win the top prize at the Berlin International Film Festival. Fire at Sea takes place in Lampedusa, a remote Mediterranean island that has become a major entry point for refugees into Europe where thousands of men, women, and children risk their lives to make the brutal crossing from Africa. Award-winning filmmaker Gianfranco Rosi jolts the audience into a…

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Judy Collins

$79
April 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A folk music icon known for her classically elegant voice and extensive repertoire, Judy Collins has crafted an enduring and illustrious music career. From the late 50’s on, Collins’ star rose with the likes of Joan Baez and Bob Dylan with hits like “Both Sides Now” and “Send in the Clowns” that earned her two Grammy Awards.

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Judy Collins

$79
April 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A folk music icon known for her classically elegant voice and extensive repertoire, Judy Collins has crafted an enduring and illustrious music career. From the late 50’s on, Collins’ star rose with the likes of Joan Baez and Bob Dylan with hits like “Both Sides Now” and “Send in the Clowns” that earned her two Grammy Awards.

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Bolshoi Ballet in HD: A Hero of our Time

$5 - $22
April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pechorin, a young officer, embarks on a journey across the majestic mountains of the Caucasus, on a path set by his passionate encounters. Disillusioned and careless, he inflicts pain upon himself and the women around him.

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Cinderella

$19 - $39
April 13 @ 7:00 am

A glass slipper, a prince, and a kiss… Impossible things are happening every day. Treat your family and loved ones to a beautiful performance. Don’t forget to join us for our Easter egg hunt through the theatre and a chance to meet Cinderella after (Saturday matinee only)! North Atlantic Dance Theatre (formerly associated with North Atlantic Ballet) is a vibrant Boston-based dance company creating and recreating new and original works. Their collaborations with Dancers, Choreographers, Musicians, Visual Artists and Community…

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National Theatre Live in HD: Twelfth Night

$22
April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited love.

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W.O.W Conference

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April 14 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Enjoy a full day of inspiration, growth, networking, and camaraderie, along with some fantastic food and shopping. This year’s “Inspiring Women” theme aims to highlight how each and every woman is inspiring already. The speakers will discuss their triumphs along ‘tips and tricks’ on goal accomplishment, the importance of dreams, and how success takes a team of people working.

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Vance Gilbert – Folk Singer and Raconteur

$20 - $25
April 14 @ 7:00 pm

“…the voice of an angel, the wit of a devil, and the guitar playing of a god…” Fort Worth Star-Telegram “…among the quinessential musical poets.” Dirty Linen

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Tortoise and the Hare 10K

$30
April 15 @ 11:00 am

The 7th Annual Tortoise and the Hare 10k. This event is a 100% fundraiser for the Salisbury Parks and Recreation’s Partridge Brook Park. This event also includes a 1 mile kids fun run and offers a 3 mile walk. The 10K Run is a mix of trail & road, while the walk is contained all within the Salisbury Rail Trail.

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Jeffrey Bolster and “The Mortal Sea”

$5 - $10
April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join author and Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire, Jeffrey Bolster, for a discussion of his book The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail (Harvard University Press, 2012). Cost is $5 for Museum members / $10 nonmembers (includes Museum admission). Registration required; please call (978)283-0455 x10 or register online at Eventbrite. For more information email info@capeannmuseum.org. Licensed for many years by the U.S. Coast Guard as “Master of Motor, Steam, and Auxiliary Sail…

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CAM Kids: CAM Off the Wall Tour

Free - $10
April 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Designed for ages 8 and beyond, the CAM Off the Wall Tour challenges its participants to problem solve, act out, use their imaginations and photograph works in the Museum. A trained guide will lead participants to particular works of art and artifacts, but unlike the standard tour, participants will be assigned an activity at each stop. This is not so much a guided tour as a personal adventure through the Museum. Remember to bring a smart phone or digital camera,…

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CAM Kids: CAM Off the Wall Tour

Free - $10
April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Designed for ages 8 and beyond, the CAM Off the Wall Tour challenges its participants to problem solve, act out, use their imaginations and photograph works in the Museum. A trained guide will lead participants to particular works of art and artifacts, but unlike the standard tour, participants will be assigned an activity at each stop. This is not so much a guided tour as a personal adventure through the Museum. Remember to bring a smart phone or digital camera,…

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National Theatre Live in HD: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

$15
April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Witness for the Prosecution) star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny situation comedy, broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London.

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MET Opera: Eugene Onegin

$20
April 22 @ 12:55 pm - 3:00 pm

Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky’s opera, adapted from Pushkin’s classic novel. Dmitri Hvorostovsky stars as the title character, who rejects Tatiana’s love until it’s too late.

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