RSVP TODAY~ You Are Invited to the AFCC's Fall Grant Awards Reception
Please join us for the Arts Foundation of
Cape Cod's Fall Grant Awards reception at the Coonamessett Inn, 311
Gifford Street, Falmouth on Thursday, November 12 at 6 pm.
This is an ideal opportunity for leaders of cultural organizations,
their board members, professional staff and friends to meet and connect with colleagues
across the Cape. Artists and art lovers
alike are invited to take advantage of this community convening to renew friendships and establish
new connections within the cultural community.
d'oeuvres and beverages and performances by past grant
up-and-coming young performers as we congratulate the
successful AFCC 2009 Fall Grant Recipients.
Space is limited, so your RSVP is essential. If you would like to attend,
please email email@example.com
or call 508-362-0066 by November 5.
MAASH to Discuss Effects of Legalized Gambling on the Arts
The Massachusetts Legislature will revisit the issue of
early next year. MAASH (Massachusetts Advocates for the Arts, Science and Humanities) wants to discuss
the potential impact of legalized gambling on the arts and culture in the
MAASH invites members of the cultural community to join them
for a special meeting on November 10, 4 pm at the
Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, 3 Shoot Flying Hill Road, Centerville. They are looking forward to
hearing your thoughts about casino gambling and possible efforts to secure state
gambling revenue for arts, culture and tourism. Members of our legislative
delegation have been invited to attend.
Please let MAASH know if you can attend by emailing
Hathalee Higgs at firstname.lastname@example.org
. If you cannot make this meeting, please feel
free to call Dan Hunter, Executive Director of MAASH, at 617-725-0455 to share
your thoughts, suggestions or concerns. For more information please visit www.maash.org
Calling all Educators - Reserve Your Field Trip Now
Looking for a free, fun, enriching, and unique
art experience for your students this year? Join us for FIRST THINGS
FIRST this January at the Cotuit
Center for the Arts!
FIRST THINGS FIRST will feature the works
of more than fifty well-known Cape Cod artists, as they explore what is most important
to them. This unique, free exhibit will introduce kids to the work of
established artists from Cape Cod, while
encouraging their own creativity through engaging educational activities during
Keeping younger arts patrons in mind, artwork will be displayed
at a height of 4 feet throughout the exhibit - right at children's eye level -
and a docent will be assigned to each group that schedules a visit.
FIRST THINGS FIRST will be on display January 9 - February 6, 2010 at
the Cotuit Center for the Arts. Based on
advance bookings for school visits and the popularity of previously presented
exhibits, ROYGBIV, Self Portrait Cape Cod and When We Were
Younger, we anticipate high demand again in 2010. School visits will be
welcomed throughout the month-long exhibit, but availability is limited and
tends to fill up quickly, so please reserve your date as soon as possible to
For more information about the exhibit, or to schedule your group trip, please
email email@example.com, call 508-362-0066 ext. 13 or visit www.artsfoundation.org/first-things-first.
Note: All scheduling of student group visits and
any additional information will be provided by the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod;
kindly do not contact the Cotuit
Center for the Arts for
information about the exhibit.
Join the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod - Fly Free to Nantucket!
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Studio by the Sea
Join the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod and fly free to Nantucket! Now, all new adult members of the Arts
Foundation of Cape Cod will receive a free, round-trip ticket from Hyannis to Nantucket from Cape Air!
Why become a member of the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod?
- Because the Arts contribute to the wonderful
quality of life on Cape Cod
- Because Arts and Culture are an essential part
of the Cape Cod economy
- Because I receive a free
round-trip ticket to Nantucket from Hyannis
on Cape Air with each new adult membership
- Because Arts Foundation of Cape Cod memberships
make wonderful gifts - and I could keep the Nantucket
Join online now as a member!
- Because the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod
celebrates, promotes, and supports the Arts year-round; they need and
deserve my assistance
Nominations Now Being Accepted for 2010 Creative Community
The Third Annual
Creative Collaborative Conference will be presented on Thursday, March 25,
2010 at the Cape Codder Resort and Spa, 1225 Iyannough Road, Hyannis.
The entire creative community of Cape Cod is
invited to gather for a full afternoon and evening of presentations, panel
discussions, performances and awards to celebrate the best and brightest of the
region's arts and culture.
Plan on joining us to gather and share ideas, savor
our successes and honor the 2010 recipients of the Creative Community Awards
- Arts Educator of the Year
- Community Leadership in support of the Arts
- Collaborative Arts Project of the Year
To apply to present a brief talk or a tabletop
presentation, to submit your nominations in one of the four categories above,
to register for the conference or for more information please visit www.artsfoundation.org/creative-collaborative-conference
or contact the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod at 508-362-0066 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Induction of Tennessee Williams into The Poet's
Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival &
The Cathedral of
St. John the Divine, NYC, presents a free
evening of poetry,
theater and reminiscences in honor of the induction of Tennessee Williams into
the Cathedral's Poet's Corner, November 5,
7 pm. A special
Evensong Service will also be held on November 8, 4 pm to complete the tribute and to
inscribed stone in tribute to Mr. Williams.
The Poet's Corner was
created in 1984 to memorialize American writers and is modeled after a similar
alcove at Westminster Abbey in London. Tennessee Williams is the
first poet/playwright to be inducted.
The Cathedral Church of St John the Divine is located at
1047 Amsterdam Avenue,
New York, NY. For information call 866-789-TENN or visit www.twptown.org
Book Signing of The Cranberry: Hard Work and Holiday Sauce
Titcomb's Bookstore will host a book signing of The Cranberry: Hard Work and Holiday Sauce by authors Stephen Cole and Lindy Gifford on November 7, 3 pm.
Transformed from a wild fruit to a cultivated commodity, the American
cranberry contains equal amounts of holiday symbolism and antioxidants.
Its evolution over the past century is a surprising story of risk,
enterprise, conflict, and the tension between tradition and innovation.
harvests stories, images, and observations to tell the unusual tale of
an American subculture dominated by this tart little red fruit.
Titcomb's Bookstore is located at 1432 Route 6A, East Sandwich. For more information call at 508-888-2331 or visit www.titcombsbookshop.com.
by Visiting Poets Eamon Grennan and L.S.
The Fine Arts Work Center presents visiting poets Eamon Grennan and L.S.
Asekoff for a reading of their work in the Stanley
Kunitz Common Room on November 7, 8 pm. Eamon Grennan's
most recent books of poetry include Matter of Fact,
The Quick of It
Life with Waterfall, which won the 2003
Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. L.S. Asekoff has
received fellowships from the National Endowment
for the Arts, the New York Foundations for the
Arts, and the Fund for Poetry.
The Fine Arts Work Center is located at 24 Pearl Street, Provincetown. For more information call 508-487-9960
ext. 109 or visit email@example.com.
|The Sandwich Glass
Museum: 7th Annual Fall Symposium
The Sandwich Glass Museum will host it's 7th Annual Fall Symposium, November 13 - 14
, with Page to Page - Authors' Tales
The Symposium will feature talks from four accomplished and
diverse authors, Joan Kaiser, Kathryn Kleekamp, Elizabeth Moisan
and Megan Taylor Shockley. Between them they research, photograph, illustrate, paint,
host monthly forums, and teach at the university level.
All sessions held at the Hirschmann Theater at the Sandwich Glass Museum, 129
Main Street, Sandwich. For more information call 508-888-0251 or visit www.sandwichglassmuseum.org
|Deirdre Grace Callanan is Featured Poet for Poetry Session
The monthly Poetry Session's open mic in the back room of O'Shea's will feature West Harwich poet Deirdre Grace Callanan,
November 19, 7 - 8:30 pm. Arrive before 7 pm for the reader sign-up. All ages.
The Poetry Session's open mic is hosted by Greg Hischak and Robin Clarke and held every third Thursday of the month from 7 - 8:30 pm. There will be no session in December.
O'Shea's Olde Inne is located at 348 Main Street (Route 28), West Dennis. For more information call Gregory
Hischak, Cape Poets
Theater at 508-398-5434 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Writer's Voice Café Featuring Dian Hamilton
The Writer's Voice Café on
November 11, 7 - 8:30 pm, will feature
Dian Hamilton, a writer, playwright and co-founder of the Writer's Voice Café.
Ms. Hamilton will talk about her adventure in writing,
securing a venue, producing and performing in her very moving and dramatic tale
of 7 unusual people entitled Seven.
An open mic will follow.
The Writer's Voice Café meets the second Wednesday of each
month from November - June, 7 - 8:30 p.m, upstairs at Napi's Restaurant and provides an opportunity for Cape writers to read
from their work and discuss it. Napi's Restaurant is located at
7 Freeman Street, Provincetown.
Calliope: Poetry Readings at West Falmouth Library
The upcoming Calliope Poetry Readings at the West Falmouth Libary will feature Adelaide Cummings, Susan Nisenbaum Becker and Bert Stern on November 22, 3 - 5 pm. Open mic sign-ups will start at 2:45 pm.
Calliope next poetry readings will be held January 24, 2010, February 28, 2010, March 28, 2010, April 25, 2010 and May 23, 2010. There will be no December meeting.
The Falmouth Library is located on West Falmouth Highway, Route 28A, near the
corner of Blacksmith Shop Road across from the Quaker Meeting House. For further
information please call Alice Kociemba at 508-566-1090 or email@example.com.
|More Literary Arts
An Evening of Poetry and Artwork on November 5, 6 - 8 pm, will
be held at the Little Beach Gallery featuring Judith Stiles Askew, author of
Here at the Edge of the Sea and Linda Buskey LeBlanc, author of On Trains:
Poems. Both authors will read excerpts
and will be available for signings. 539
South Street, Hyannis. For more
information call 508-775-5522
or visit www.thelittlebeachgallery.com
- Mary's Bookstore to host My GOP, book signing with State
Representative Jeff Perry, November 7, 4:30 - 6 pm. Mary's Bookstore is located at 604
Route 6A, East Sandwich. For more information call 508-833-2986 or visit www.marysbookstore.com
- Readings given by members of the Historical Society of Old Yarmouth with a traditional ecumenical Thanksgiving service at the historic Kelley Chapel behind the Yarmouth Port Post Office, Route 6A, November 22, 3 pm. Call the Historical Society at 508 362-3021 for more information
A Mystery at the Centerville Library. Books By the Sea and the
Centerville Library will host author Tracy Kiely who will read and
discuss her debut cozy mystery set on Cape Cod and entitled Murder at
Longbourn, November 21, 1:30 pm. The Centerville Library is located at 585 Main Street. A book signing
and refreshments will follow the reading. All are welcome! For more information call Books by the Sea at 508-420-9400
A Book in the Hand
celebrates the tactile pleasure of the printed page and the intimacy of
the spoken word. On the second Monday
of every month, two Cape Cod
authors will read from their published prose. Jacob Sears Memorial
Library, 23 Center Street, East Dennis. For information call 508-385-8151
Open-mic Night at Buckies's Biscotti every Friday, 6:30 pm. Buckies's Biscotti is located at 281 Main Street (Route 28), Dennisport. For more information call 508-398-9700.
Borders Books on the last Sunday of every month starting time 6 - 6:30 pm at Borders
Books located in the Cape Cod Mall, 990 Iyannough Rd. (Route 132), Hyannis. Founded by Theresa Schrafft, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Centerville Public Library Book Club invites you to join them to discuss books. Held on the last Tuesday of the month. 585 Main Street, Centerville. For infomation about the bookclub contact Vicki Mitchell 508-775-2426 or email@example.com
- Chatham Writers @ 02633 meet every Monday, 10:30 am - noon, at the Eldredge Public Library - in the Friend's Room. The members meet to explore different writing genres. Share your work
with the group, and receive guidance and feedback. Each year they
publish an anthology of their work. The Eldredge Public Library is located at 564 Main Street, Chatham. For more information contact Jeff Hahner at 508-945-9962
- Book Discussion
Group meets the third
Tuesday of the month, 7:00 pm, at the Marstons Mills Library. Go Down Moses, by William Faulkner will be the topic on November 17. New members
are always welcome. You can pick up a copy of the month's book at
the Circulation desk. The Marstons Mills Public Library is located at 2160 Main Street, Marstons Mills. For more information call 508-428-5175 or visit www.mmpl.org
- British Authors Book Club meets the fourth Tuesday of the month, 6:45 - 7:45 pm, at the Osterville Free Library in the Library North Room. The Osterville Free Library is located at 43 Wianno Avenue, Osterville. For more information contact Lee Ann Amend at 508-420-0550
- The Truro Library Book Group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month, 6:30 pm, at the Library. All are welcome whether you can attend
regularly or occasionally. Copies of each month's selection are
available for check-out at the Circulation desk. 5 Library Lane (Off Standish Way), North Truro. For more information call 508-487-1125 or visit www.trurolibrary.org
- Brown Bag Lunch Book Reviews at the Hyannis Public Library, 401 Main Street, Hyannis, held every first Friday at 12:15 pm. The next meeting will be held November 6. For more information call 508-775-2280 or visit www.hyannislibrary.org
- Stony Hill Book Club is open to the
public and meets at Chatham Senior Center, 193 Stony Hill Road, Chatham. The group meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 1 pm. November 10th Forward From Here by Reeve
Lindberg will be the topic of discussion. For more information call 508-945-5190 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
|The Barnstable Senior Center Presents Mothers, Aunts and Grandmothers
The Barnstable Senior Center presents a show of senior portraits by Carole Ann Danner entitled Mothers, Aunts and Grandmothers. A opening reception will be held November 5, 2 pm. The show will continue through November 30.
|Aunt Josephine by Carole Ann Danner|
Carole Ann Danner has her Masters Degree in Painting from the Mass. College of Art and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.
The Barnstable Senior Center is located at 825 Falmouth Road (Route 28), Hyannis. For more information call 508-862-4750 or visit www.caroleanndanner.com
|Vivien Oswell at the Art Gallery of the Guild of Harwich Artists
The Art Gallery of the Guild of Harwich Artists is
pleased to announce a Meet the Artist event for popular workshop presenter
Doris Mee with a reception on November 7, 2 - 4 p.m.
|Harvest Bouquet Collage|
by Doris Mee
Ms. Mee will demonstrate her unique Mixed
Media/Collage technique. She uses a wide
variety of papers, which she hand paints in watercolor or acrylic in preparation
for assembling her collage. Doris is particularly fond of oriental papers, which she
has been collecting for several years.
Her works include both representational and non-objective subject
The Gallery of the Guild of Harwich Artists is located at 551 Route 28, Harwich Port, with parking at the Visitor Center across the street. For more
information call 508-432-1012 or visit www.guildofharwichartists.com.
|PPSCC's Members Show 2009 at Cotuit Center for the Arts
The Cotuit Center for the Arts hosts the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod's Members Show 2009, now - November 7, with a presentation of contemporary pastel artists' still lifes, portraits, landscapes,
On November 7, the show will close with the PPSCC Annual
Meeting, Election of Officers & Board Members for 2009 - 2010, and
a pastel demonstration by renowned PPSCC Signature Artist Rosalie
Nadeau of Orleans
The Cotuit Center for the Arts is located at 4404 Falmouth Road (Route 28) in Cotuit. For more information call 508-428-0669 or visit www.CotuitCenterForTheArts.org.
Twenty-five artists help
celebrate 25 years at Cahoon Museum of Art|
The Cahoon Museum of American Art is capping off
its 25th anniversary year with the invitational exhibition Twenty-Five for
Twenty-Five, featuring two works by each of 25 notable contemporary Cape
artists, Nov. 10 - Dec. 30.
Galley talks have been scheduled to be held at 11 a.m. during the
Cahoon Museum exhibition.
- November 17: Ramona Peters with a presentation on Wampanoag Forms in Clay.
Fleury with a presentation on his oil paintings titled The
Essence of the Landscape.
This invitational show is subtitled Artists
Salute the Cahoon Museum of American Art because virtually all of the participants are donating one
of their two pieces to the museum. The artists' Cape connection and the high
quality of their work are the common denominators. Each artist selected works typical of their style, offering a great diversity of styles.
- December 8: Jane Lincoln will present Color Conversations, on her series of white-line woodcuts .
The Cahoon Museum of American Art is located at
4676 Falmouth Road (Route 28), Cotuit. For more
information call 508-428-7581 or visit www.cahoonmuseum.org.
|Yarmouth Art Guild Small Works Exhibition
|Yarmouth Art Guild
will have a Small Works
exhibition at the Cultural Center of
to benefit the Educational
Foundation of Dennis-Yarmouth, Inc. Works
on display will includes the art of D-Y students of all ages.
The exhibition will be held in the Great
Hall with a opening reception
on November 13, 4 - 6 pm
. The show will run from November 11 - 22
. Come meet the artists.
Cultural Center of
Cape Cod is located at 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth.
For more information call 508-394-710 or visit www.cultural-center.org
Angels of the Season: A Pre-Holiday Celebration of Art
The Studio on Slough Road presents Angels of the Season, a pre-holiday celebration of art by Rob & Tracey Logan with an artists' reception, November 13, 4 - 8 pm.
|Angels of the Season|
by Rob and Tracey Logan
Tracey and Rob Logan
are painters and sculptors who live on the Maine coast. Their work has been shown at Hoodu Arts and the
Art Group Charba. Quanya is their latest
The Studio on Slough Road is located at 75 Slough Road, Brewster.
For more information call 508-367-5749 or visit www.studioonsloughroad.com.
|Continuum: Artist in Residence Michael Wynn Wright at Higgins Art Gallery
The Higgins Art Gallery presents Continuum, an exhibition by Artist in Residence Michael Wynn Wright, now - November 13.
|After Lazzell's Painting XII|
by Mike Wright
Mike Wynn Wright is a contemporary modernist sculptor who pays homage, with humor and grace, to the working past of the Provincetown community. Using the process of assemblage, she collects salvaged, discarded wood remnants of the fishing fleet and old local homes and creates modernists sculptures.
The Higgins Art Gallery is located on the campus of Cape Cod Community College, 2240 Iyannough Road, West Barnstable. For more information call 508-362-2131 x4484 or visit www.higginsartgallery.org.
|Color Obsession Gallery Presents ORANGE You Happy & New Gallery Artists
Color Obsession Gallery presents their October featured artist, Mike Helfen, in a show entitled Orange You Happy, now - November 13.
Mike Helfen is currently a fine art photographer, fine art painter, and
wedding and portrait photographer. He has worked with the arts as a
teacher and world traveler for forty years, and is currently an adjunct
professor of the Humanities at Cape Cod Community College
Color Obsession Gallery is located at 15 Joy Street in South Cape Village
near the Mashpee Rotary on Route 28, Mashpee. For more information call
508-246-6246 or visit
|2009, A Year's Art In Review at the Cotuit Center for the Arts
The Cotuit Center for the Arts presents 2009,
A Year's Art in Review, a member, student and faculty exhibition celebrating CCftA's artistic accomplishments, November 14 - December 12. Opening reception will be held November 14, 4 -
Workshops will be scheduled with
instructors Jamie Wolf, Michelle Law, and Karen Billard. Also available during the
exhibit will be a Children and Family Corner in the
gallery for the
creative at heart. Anyone interested in
conducting a class or a workshop during the month long
exhibit should contact Jamie Wolf immediately at email@example.com.
Center for the Arts is located at 4404 Falmouth Road (Route 28), Cotuit. For more information call
508-428-0669 or visit www.cotuitcenterforthearts.org.
Fine Art, Fine Clothing & Fine Food at the Rowley Gallery
The Rowley Gallery is please to present new works by Lorraine Trenholm with an artist reception, November 14, 5 - 7 pm. Frances Francis Design Studio will present clothing inspired by the Ms. Trenholm's work. Jody Allen of Taste the Rainbow Catering will offer Good Home Cooking... With a Touch of Class.
by Mary Giammarino
Lorraine Wallace Trenholm completed her studies as a painting major at
Pratt Institute. She
studied with Lois Griffel and Henry Hensche of the Cape Cod School of
Art in Provincetown and attended the 1987 session of the Vermont Studio
Also showing at the Rowley Gallery, now - November 14, Mary Giammarino.
The Rowley Gallery is located at 84 Route 6A, Orleans. For more information call 508-255-3690
or visit www.elizabethrowleygallery.com.
Nature Images: The Works of Photographer
The Thornton W. Burgess Society presents Captured Nature Images: The Works of Photographer Stanlee Wetzel, now - November 15.
by Stanlee Wetzel
Mr. Wetzel is a prize-winning photographer, whose works have appeared in
numerous regional and national competitions and exhibitions.
The Thornton W. Burgess Society's Green Briar Nature Center and Jam
Kitchen are located at 6 Discovery Hill Road, East Sandwich. For more information call 508-888-6870 or
The Falmouth Artist Guild presents THE QUILT SHOW
The Quilt Show features the creative handwork of the Crazy
Quilters, November 15 - December 6, at the new Falmouth Art Center. An opening reception will be held on November 15, 2:30 to 4 pm.
By Crazy Quilters
The Falmouth Art
Center is located at 137
Gifford Street, Falmouth. For more information or gallery hours call
508-540-3304 or visit www.falmouthart.org.
|Alicia Chimento at Harvest Gallery
Harvest Gallery Wine Bar will exhibit work by Alicia Chimento, November 19 - December 9.
by Alicai Chimento
Alicia Chimento works on smooth rice paper, applying dye with a French quill, and observing how one shape affects another on its surface.
Harvest Gallery Wine Bar is located at 776 Main Street (off Route 6A), Dennis. For more information call 508-385-2444 or visit www.harvestgallerywinebar.com.
|Second Nature at Provincetown Art Association and Museum
Provincetown Art Association and Museum presents Second Nature, now - November 29.
by Vico Fabbris
This exhibition features Vico Fabbris, Susan Lyman, Michael Mazur and Nathalie Miebach. These four artists explore contemporary responses to nature, re-interpreting Hans Hofmann's dictum, declared in 1950: "The creative process lies not in imitating, but in paralleling nature-translating the impulse received from nature into the medium of expression, thus vitalizing this medium."
PAAM is located at 460 Commercial Street, Provincetown. For more information call 508-487-1750
or visit www.paam.org.
|Around the Town - History Through Art
The Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum (PMPM) is pleased to announce an exhibition of paintings and prints from the Collection of Helen and Napi Van Dereck, now - November 30.
|Commercial Street 1924|
by Fritz Pfeiffer
The exhibit, Around the Town, uses more than 20 pieces of artwork from Van Dereck's large collection of town-related art combined with objects from the Museum's collection to give depth to the subject portrayed in the paintings.
Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum is located at 1 High Pole Hill Road,
Provincetown. For more information call 508-487-1310 or visit www.pilgrim-monument.org
|Cape Cod Museum of Art Presents Barbara Rockefeller: A Retrospective
Cape Cod Museum of Art presents a retrospective exhibition of the works of Barbara Rockefeller, now - December 6.
by Barbara Rockefeller
photographer and teacher, Barbara Rockefeller attended Parsons School of Design
and the Art Students League in New York, and received degrees in Art Education,
Visual Arts and Museum Studies from NYU. She works in oils and watercolor, and
has received numerous awards in juried shows.
Cape Cod Museum of Art is located at 60 Hope Lane (off Route 6A), on the
grounds of Cape Cod Center for the Arts, Dennis. For more information call 508-385-4477 or visit www.ccmoa.org
A. Leslie Ross Magazine Illustrations at Cape Cod
Museum of Art
selection of A. Leslie Ross's magazine illustrations will be on exhibition at
the Cape Cod Museum of Art, now - January 3.
|Horse Race by A. L. Ross|
A. Leslie Ross worked in oil and watercolor and was well known as a magazine illustrator, especially his
action sports covers for Super Sport, All Sports and Popular Sports and his work for Boy's Life
Magazine. In 1971 he was awarded the Two
Thousand Men of Achievement honor.
Cod Museum of Art is located off Route 6A, 60 Hope Lane, on the grounds of the Cape
Cod Center for the Arts in Dennis. For more information call 508-385-4477 or visit
|More Visual Arts
- The Falmouth Artist Guild presents Indian Summer, an all media show, now - November 6. 137 Gifford Street, Falmouth. For information call 508-540-3304 or visit www.falmouthart.org
Spaces in Between at the Guyer Barn will feature Joe
Moniz with an opening
reception on November 6, 6 - 8 pm. The show will continue through November 30. Mr. Moniz is a contemporary figurative painter and a part time lecturer at UMASS
Dartmouth and a Master Fine Art recipient. Show will be on display. The Guyer Art Barn is located at 50 Pearl Street, Hyannis. For information visit www.town.barnstable.ma.us/GuyerBarn/default.htm
- Chatham Village Gallery will present a month long exhibit opening with a gala reception November 8, 3 - 7 pm. This special exhibit will unite several of the
artists from the original Dennis Village Co-operative Gallery, also known as the Artists Gallery, that burned down three years ago. There will also be a special tribute to one of the original founders and 2006 member June Yeomans who sadly passed away in March of 2009. The Chatham Village Gallery is located at 37 Kent Place, Chatham. For information call 509-945-0070 or visit www.chathamvillagegallery.com
- The Cape Cod Art Association presents Through the Eyes of an Artist, a members' exhibit and sale, now - November 9, 3480 Route 6A, Barnstable. For information call 508-362-2909 or visit www.capecodartassoc.org
- Nettie Berkeley & Her Beach Town Friends will host a fun and creative Arts & Craft Show just in time for the holiday gift giving season. November 11 - 15 at the Old Selectmen's Building Artist Gallery located at Meetinghouse Way (Route 149) in West Barnstable. For information visit Old Selectmen's Gallery www.westbarnstable.org/Old_Selectmens_Gallery.html
- Kate Walls and Linda Phillips will display paintings and
photographs in the Cultural Center of
Cape Cod's Board Room, November 11 - 22. Come meet the artists and enjoy
the art and refreshments at the opening reception November 13, 5 - 7 pm. 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth. For more information call 508-394-710 or visit www.cultural-center.org
Free Art Reception November 13, 5 - 7 pm featuring the paintings and photographs of Kate
Walls and Linda Phillips in the Board Room from
November 11 - 22. Come meet the artists and enjoy the art and refreshments. All
are welcome. Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth.
For more information call 508-394-7100 or visit www.cultural-center.org
- The Studio on Slough Road presents Imaging Forward, by Mary Doering, and Angles & Architecture, by Roe Osborn, now - November 13. The Studio on Slough Road is located at 75 Slough Road, Brewster. For more information or to schedule a private viewing call 508-367-5749 or visit www.studioonsloughroad.com
- On display at Cape Cod Museum of Art, now - November 15, is Glimpses of a Provincetown Collection,
collaboration of the CCMA and a
local art collector. Off Route
6A, 60 Hope Lane, on the grounds of Cape Cod Center for the Arts,
Dennis. For information call 508-385-4477 or visit www.ccmoa.org
- The second installation of Elizabeth McOsker's series, Harvests of Cape Cod Seasons is on display, now - November 30, at the Hyannis Eastern Bank, 375 Iyannough Road, Hyannis (across from the Barnstable Municipal Airport). For information email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.femmescapes.com
Pilgrims, Patriots and Products
on view at Provincetown Museum
, now - November 30
explores how the marketplace has exploited a mythical image of
America's colonial past. 1 High Pole Hill Road,
Provincetown. For information call 508-487-1310 or visit www.pilgrim-monument.org
Visual Arts Offered Weekly
- The Market Street Bookshop presents south Cape artists in Stroke of a Brush Joins Stroke of a Pen, now - March 31, 2010. Artwork is displayed along with books that inspired the paintings. 20 Steeple Street, Mashpee Commons. For information call 508-539-6985
- The Photographic Society of Cape Cod meets year-round on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, 7 - 9:30 pm. Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth. For information call 508-428-3937
- Cape Cod Art Association invites photographers, amateurs and professionals, to join their Camera Club, which meets second and fourth Thursdays, 7 - 9 pm, educational pre-meetings at 6:30 pm. CapeAbilities, Inc., Lyndon Center, 895 Mary Dunn Road, Independence Park, Hyannis. For information call 508-362-2909 or visit email@example.com or www.capecodartassoc.org
- Artful Thursdays at the Cape Cod Museum of Art:Talks by exhibiting curators at 11 am, docent-led museum tours at
2 pm, and special events on selected Thursday evenings. Off Route 6A, 60 Hope Lane, Dennis. For information call 508-385-4477 x12 or visit www.ccmoa.org
Harbor Your Arts
features Sarah Holl Artspace
at 46 Pearl Street in Hyannis, open Saturdays, 1 - 4 pm
and by appointment (www.sarahholl.com
). Also featured are artist work studios at 50 Pearl Street with artists Melanie Chartier, Carole
Ann Danner, Deb Donovan, Jenny Fragosa, Ken Gavin and pottery studio of
Molly Driscoll. For information call
508-862-4787 or visit www.harboryourarts.com
|Cape Rep Theatre Presents Our Country's Good
Cape Rep Theatre presents Timberlake Wertenbaker's Our Country's Good at the Cape Rep's Indoor Theatre opening November 5 - December 6, Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm, no performances on November 8 and November 26. Set in 1788, 9 British convict ships, 2 escorts and 3 supply ships land in what will become Sydney, Australia.
On December 6, at 2 pm, Cape Rep will mark the end of the 12th Indoor Theatre season with the second annual Cape Rep/HJT Scholarship Fund Benefit Performance.
The Cape Rep Theatre is located at 3299 Route 6A, Brewster. For more information or tickets call 508-896-1888 or visit www.caperep.org.
|The Barnstable Comedy Club Presents Once Upon a Mattress
The Barnstable Comedy Club is pleased to present Once Upon a Mattress, a musical by Mary Rodgers and
lyrics by Marshall Barer. Performances will take place on November 5 - 7, 13 - 14, 20 - 21 at 8
pm and November 8, 15, 22 at 2:30 pm. This play is a fanciful adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's The Princess and the Pea and is a fun jaunt, with catchy tunes, lively dancing, and many laughs - terrific fare for the start of the holiday season.
The Barnstable Comedy Club is located at Route
6A, Barnstable Village. For more information call the box office at 508-362-6333 or visit www.barnstablecomedyclub.com.
|The Cotuit Center for the Arts Presents It's A War Out There
The Cotuit Center for the Arts presents The Extremes in It's A War Out There on November 6 - 7 at 8 pm. Directed by Joanne Callum Powers, It's A War Out There is a soap opera written and performed by 6 daughters, The Extremes, telling their story of growing up with dad during the wake of World War II. The Extremes are a collective of dance artists who blend music, theater, dance, soap opera and the art of storytelling.
The Cotuit Center for the Arts is located at 4404 Falmouth Road (Route 28), Cotuit. For more information or tickets call 508-428-0669 or visit
|The Falmouth Theatre Guild Presents Oliver!
The Falmouth Theatre Guild presents the well-known musical Oliver! directed by Michele Colley. Performances will take place on November 6 - 22 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2 pm. A cast of more than 50 performers will sing classics like Food Glorious Food and Consider Yourself.
The Falmouth Theater Guild's production will be held at Highfield Theatre, located at the end of Highfield Drive, Falmouth. For more information or tickets call 548-0400 or visit www.falmouththeatreguild.org.
Early Music Concert
by Ensemble Passacaglia
Ensemble Passacaglia will perform on November 7, 7:30 pm, at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod. A reception at 7 pm will feature an extensive selection of photos,
memorabilia and treasures from the long history of Quakers on Cape Cod.
Ensemble Passacaglia will perform music from 350 years ago and beyond
(primarily European medieval & renaissance music) for winds,
plucked strings, and percussion.
This event, hosted by the Yarmouth Friends Meeting House, is a benefit
the Cape Cod Council of Churches' Hands of Hope Outreach Center and
Food Pantry. All are welcome. The Cultural Center of Cape Cod is located at 307 Old Main Street,
South Yarmouth. For more information call 508-394-7100 or visit www.cultural-center.org
WHAT's Met Opera Broadcasts Continue with Turandot
The Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater will continue their high definition broadcasts of the Metropolitan
Opera on the Julie Harris Stage with Giacomo Puccini's last opera, and a favorite of the Met's repertoire, Turandot on November 7 & 14, 1 pm. Approximate
running time is 3 hours 30 minutes with 2 intermissions.
The Metropolitan Opera series of broadcasts runs through May 8, 2010.
WHAT's Julie Harris Stage is located at 2357 Route 6, Wellfleet. For more information or tickets call 508-349-9428 or visit www.what.org.
Provincetown Theater Fall Playwrights' Festival
The Provincetown Theater Company presents six new short plays and the stage reading of five original full-length plays during the Fall Playwrights' Festival, November 7 - 13. During these two weekends short plays will be staged four times and each full-length play will be read once at difference dates.
The wealth of local Cape Cod playwrights makes this program possible as writers from Sandwich to Provincetown share their plays for the first time. The short plays run about 15 minutes each and create a full program together. The full-length readings each require a time slot of their own. Audiences can experience both the short plays and at least one full-length reading the same day. Check the full schedule for details.
The Provincetown Theater is located at
238 Bradford Street, Provincetown. There will be no advance sales for the readings. For more information or a complete list of events call 508-487-9793 or visit www.provincetowntheater.org/plays/nowPlaying.php.
|The Minister and Mrs. Satan at Harwich Junior Theater
The Minister and Mrs. Satan by Albert T. Viola at the Harwich Junior Theater is a new play about the
remarkable life of Victoria Woodhull who was the first woman to hold a
seat on the New York Stock Exchange, to publish her own newspaper, and
to run for President of the United States.
Commissioned by HJT under a Mass Humanities grant, this play will run November 13, 7 pm and November 14, 2 pm for 2 shows only!
The Harwich Junior Theatre is located at 105 Division St. West Harwich. For tickets or more information call the box office at 508-432-2002 X4 or visit www.hjtcapecod.org
|A Classical Concert to Benefit Children's
England Conservatory student musicians will perform a
classical concert to benefit Children's Cove. The program,
sponsored by the Cape Cod Times, will feature Cape
native and violinist Audrey Wright, along with New England
Conservatory Musicians Linor Katz and Yundu Wang performing
works by Beethoven, Messiaen and Ravel. November 14, from 6:30 -
9:30 pm at the Cotuit Center for the Arts.
will also feature a special performance by select members of
the Eddy Elementary School Choir,
The Cotuit Center for the Arts is located at 4404 Falmouth Road (Route 28), Cotuit. For more information or tickets call 508-428-0669 or visit
|Benefit Performance for GOSNOLD Division, US Naval Sea Cadet Corps
The Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra will present a benefit performance for the Gosnold Division of the US Naval Sea Cadet Corps. The performance will take place on November 14, at 7 pm in the Admirals' Hall at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
The Massachusetts Maritime Academy is located at 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay. For more information or tickets call 508-830-5000.
|Sparky and Rhonda Rucker Share Songs and Tales from
The 38th season of the Woods Hole Folk Music Society will continue on November 15, with a concert of songs and stories from America's multi-racial history by Sparky and Rhonda
Rucker. The concert begins at 7:30 pm at the Community Hall.
James "Sparky" and Rhonda Rucker are a husband and
wife duo from Tennessee, whose songs and
tales highlight the human stories embedded in the intricate racial patchwork of
American history. Their engaging back-and-forth rapport along with an extensive
knowledge and broad repertoire of American music -- railroad songs, Appalachian
ballads, old time blues, slave songs, Civil War music, gospel, cowboy songs and
original compositions -- is geared toward audiences of all ages.
The Community Hall is located at 68
Water St., Woods Hole. For more information
call 508-540-0320 or visit www.arts-cape.com/whfolkmusic
|Irish Traditional Duet Come to Cape Cod|
Paddy O'Brien and Pat Egan will perform lively
jigs, reels, and hornpipes of the Irish traditional dance
music repertoire, plus songs original
Hosted by the local musicians of the
Cape Tradition on November 24, at 7:30 pm at Tommy Doyle's Pub.
Tommy Doyle's Pub is located at 334 Main Street, Hyannis. For more information call
508-862-9430 or visit www.tommydoyles.com
|More Performing Arts |
- Harvest Gallery Wine Bar presents the following music schedule for the month of November with Fred Fried - Jazz Guitar on November 5, 12, 19, 7 - 11 pm ; Fred Boyle - Jazz Piano on November 6, 13, 27, 7 - 11 pm; Toast & Jam - Bluegrass, Eclectic Music, Mandolin/Bass/Guitar on November 20, 7 - 11 pm; Chandler Travis - Original Rock, Eclectic Music, Guitar/Basson November 7, 14, 21, 28, 7 - 11 pm. 776 Main Street, Dennis. For information call 508-385-2444 or visit www.harvestgallerywinebar.com
- Benefit Concert for Three Fish & A Ram Community
Arts Center, featuring Maureen Burke Santos, Jim Peterson, Bruce Abbott, and John
and Rachel Nicholas. The concert is in conjunction with Music
as the Muse, November 8, 2
pm. 36 Bates Road, Mashpee. For information call 508-292-1417 or visit www.cltartcenter.com
- Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra presents Magnificently Mozart, an accolade to the genius and glorious music of Mozart featuring Jung-Ho Pak as Artistic Director & Conductor at the Barnstable Performing Arts Center on November 7 at 8 pm and November 8 at 3 pm. 744 West Main Street, Hyannis. For information or tickets call 508-362-1111 or visit www.capesymphony.org
- The Academy Playhouse presents Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, now - November 8, Thursday - Saturday 8 pm, 2 pm. 120 Main Street, Orleans. For information or tickets call 508-255-3075 or visit www.apacape.org
Sargent Daniel Clark, the Singing Trooper will
perform at the Brewster Council on Aging, Main Street, Brewster, on November 15, 2 pm.
Sgt. Clark's performances are both powerful and electrifying to all in
attendance. The concert is free but reservations are required and must be made
by November 10. For more information call 508-896-2737
- Times Talks LIVE, presented at WHAT. Conversations with today's most fascinating film, TV and literary talents. Broadcast live in high definition from The New York Times. Steven King is featured November 10 at 7 pm. 2357 Route 6, Wellfleet. For more information or tickets call 508-349-9428 or visit www.what.org.
Performing Arts Offered Weekly
- The Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra is seeking additional musicians. The Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra is a volunteer classical orchestra rehearsing and performs in the Falmouth area. They welcome calls from all classical musicians. For information call Juen Gallant at 508-274-2632 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org
- A Chord in the Hand, a club for people who enjoy traditional folk songs, child ballads, classic protest songs, sea shanties, and the like, meets on Wednesdays, 7 - 8:30 pm, at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod. 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth. For information call Elizabeth Moisan at 508-394-3679 or visit www.cultural-center.org
- Open Mic Night at The International Inn on Wednesdays with Blues, Rock, Jam, Funk, Fusion, Acoustic, Full Band, Improv, Comedy and featuring The Clayton's Hat Jam Band. 662 Main Street, Hyannis.
- FilmArt@PAAM screenings are held twice a month on Thursdays, 7 pm in the Provincetown Art Association and Museum galleries. 460 Commercial Street, Provincetown. For information call Howard Karren at 508-487-9457 or visit email@example.com
- British Beer Company presents October entertainment
lineup in Falmouth, Hyannis and Sandwich - this week with performers
such as 57 HEAVY, Flydowns, and Tripl3Crown. For
information call 508-888-6610 or visit www.britishbeer.com
|Art, Rhythm & Rhyme-Time: A Harvest Hoedown
The Cape Cod Conservatory of Music & Art will offer a music and art class for children ages 5 - 7 years of age, November 14, 10 - 11:30 am with art instructor Karen DiRusso for a colorful Harvest-themed class to be held at Falmouth campus.
The class combines a variety of music, art, rhyme time and creative fun ending with a
wonderful holiday-inspired take home craft. This class is structured for little ones to comfortably express themselves through music, art, games and
more in a gentle environment.
Cape Cod Conservatory of Music & Arts Falmouth campus is located at 60
Falmouth. For more information call 508-540-0611 or visit www.capecodconservatory.org.
|Little Museum Explorers Club: Crazy Carousel
Heritage Museums and Gardens will host Little Museum
Explorers Club: Crazy Carousel on November 18, 9:30 - 10:30 am. Families with children 3 - 5 years old can learn about our famous carousel's
Activities include animal acting game, playing musical instruments,
take home craft project, and of course a ride on your favorite horse.
Registration deadline, November 16.
Heritage Museums and Gardens is located at 67 Grove Street, Sandwich. For more information or to register, call
508-888-3300, ext.159 or visit www.heritagemuseumsandgardens.org
|People Working by 3rd & 4th Graders of Veterans Memorial Elementary School
People Working is an exhibition created by the Third & Fourth Grade Students of the Veterans Memorial Elementary School at Provincetown Art Association and Museum, now - November 29.
exhibition features paintings chosen by the third and fourth grade
students of Veterans Memorial Elementary School from PAAM's permanent
collection, and oil pastel drawings the students created in response to
these. Each young artist was also asked to tell stories about what the
people in these images might be doing. Many express the joy of
looking at a work of art and catalogued the components of their
painting, including long
lists of colors.
PAAM is located at 460 Commercial Street, Provincetown. For more information or to reserve a time slot call 508-487-1750 or visit www.paam.org.
- Cape Cod Art Association children's classes have begun, offering watercolor painting, clay creations, a new teen open studio, and more. Classes held at the Cape Abilities Art Center, 425 Massasoit Road, Eastham. For information call
508-362-2909 or visit www.capecodartassoc.org
- Cape Cod Museum of Art is offering a wide variety of adult classes and workshops, and Art Camp and clay workshops for children. Children's afternoon workshops teach the basics of drawing, painting,
sculpture, book making and collage. Off Route 6A, 60 Hope Lane, Dennis. For information call 508-385-4477 or visit www.ccmoa.org
- The Three
Fish & A Ram Community Arts Center offers ongoing classes, many for children: Monday, Kids Create After School Program; Knitting; Hands on Healing with Art; Tuesday, Intro to Needle Felting; All About Art; Student Art; Wednesday, Kids Create After School Program; Thursday, Watercolors; Freestyle Creative Painting; Drawing/Pastels; Friday, Kids Create After School Program; Open Art Studio for Teens; Friday Night Workshop Series; Saturday, Multi-Cultural Integrated Arts and Crafts. 36 Bates Road, Mashpee Commons North, Mashpee. For information and to register call 508-292-1417 or visit www.cltartcenter.com
- The Eastham Public Library has a Weekly Story Time every Friday,
10:30 am The program features books, rhymes and action for children
aged 2 - 5 years old. Everyone is welcome! The Eastham Library is located at 190 Samoset Road, Eastham. For more information contact Fran McLoughlin at 508-240-5950 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Hyannis Public Library hosts The Chess
Club, every Wednesday,
4 pm. The club is open to children age 7 and up. If you play
chess and want someone to play with come join the Chess Club.
Please feel free to bring your own chess set to share with others.
If you have any questions, please call 508-775-2280. The Hyannis Public Library is located at 401 Main Street, Hyannis
|Ellen Rolli at Yarmouth Art
The Yarmouth Art Guild's monthly meeting on November 6, at 12:30 pm, will feature artist Ellen Rolli with a talk and demonstration of
her acrylic painting techniques.
Ellen Rolli is a contemporary acrylic painter
whose work ranges from Figurative to
Abstract, Still Life to Landscape. She
applies an Abstract Expressionist
technique to realistic subject matter.
Her painting approach is direct,
expressive, painterly and intuitive.
The monthly meetings are held at the First Congregational Church,
located on Route 6A, Yarmouth Port (across the street from the Yarmouth Port
fire Station). For more information visit www.yarmouthartguild.com.
Workshop with Robin Murphy at Heritage Museums and Gardens|
Green thumbs wanted for a Autumn Wreath
Workshop with Robin Murphy
November 12, 9 am - 12 noon at the Heritage Museums and Gardens. Students will learn how to capture the essence of nature while making an Autumnal wreath like the one shown here.
some of the more unusual materials from a garden, students will create an attractive and
informal wall decoration. They will explore the tips and tricks of successful drying
techniques while having fun creating their own wreath that will last for months.
Heritage Museums and Gardens is located at 67 Grove Street, Sandwich. For more information or to register, call
508-888-3300, ext.102 or visit www.heritagemuseumsandgardens.org
|Artists Photography Workshop
Artists, learn how to photograph your own work at the Cape Cod Conservatory
with instructor Doug Long
on November 14, 10 am - 5 pm
at the Falmouth campus
. This all-day, hands-on, user-friendly, low-pressure workshop for artists and craftspeople of all media who want to be able to take professional-looking photographs of their own work. Typical participants are: painters - oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor; sculptors; potters; jewelers; and other artists and craftspeople of all types.
Artists should bring to the workshop: two examples of work, a camera, a
camera manual, and a tripod. Bring any photo equipment wanted for evaluation,
as well as any photos already taken that you want to have critiqued. Registration required and class size limited to 10.
The Barnstable campus is located at 2235 Route 132. The Falmouth campus is located at 60 Highfield Drive. For information or to register call 508-362-2772 (Barnstable) or 508-540-0611 (Falmouth) or visit www.capecodconservatory.org
Watercolor Workshop with Priscilla Levesque
|Example of Ms. Levesque's work.|
Artist Priscilla Levesque
will teach a watercolor workshop at the Cataumet Arts Center
, November 20 and 21
, from 9 am - 12:30 pm
Levesque is a long time resident of Cataumet who has painted landscapes
on the Cape and Vineyard for many years. In addition to the Arts
Center, she teaches at the Falmouth Community School and the
Featherstone Center for the Arts in Oak Bluffs.
Students attending the workshop should have some previous experience in
and will need to bring their own supplies. The Cataumet Arts Center
is located at 76 Scraggy Neck Road, Cataumet.To register and obtain the supply
list contact Ms. Levesque at 508-564-4616 or by email at email@example.com
|Private Art Classes with Robert K. Roark
|Examples of paintings |
by Robert K. Roark
has openings for private art instruction
at his studio located at Winstanley-Roark Fine Arts
. Mr. Roark structures his lessons to help his students achieve their personal artistic goals. As these are private classes he is accepting beginners to advanced students.
Mr. Roark received his formal training at the Art Students League of New York, the National Academy of Design and the Cape Cod School of Art under such noted artists as William Draper, Daniel Greene, and Henry Hensche. He has been the recipient of a Ford Foundation Scholarship and the Kunyoshi Memorial Scholarship and his work has won numerous awards, including the National Pastel Show and the Bee Paper Award. His work is included in many museums' permanent collections.
Mr. Roark's studio is located at Winstanley-Roark Fine Arts, 744 Route 6A, Dennis. For more information call 508-358-4713, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit www.masterfulart.com/Roark.html
|Many Classes and Workshops Offered Through PAAM
The Lillian Orlowsky/ William Freed Museum School
at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum is proud to announce a new series of courses, now - March, 2010
. Master Classes
: Experience the rich Provincetown tradition of accomplished artists teaching emerging artists in the Museum School's Master Class Series. Participants will connect with the teachings of Hans Hofmann, Mark Rothko, Robert Motherwell and La Force Bailey through the 21st century approaches of gifted teaching-artists Carmen Cicero, Peter Watts, Robert Henry and Selina Trieff. Multi-Week Workshops
: Your opportunity to develop creatively over these 4-8 week workshop sequences in the fall, winter and spring 2009-2010. Painting, drawing, and printmaking classes will be offered.
The Museum School at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum is located at 460 Commercial Street, Provincetown. For more information or to register, call 508-487-1750 or visit www.paam.org
|Tom Stringe Conducts Tuscan Watercolor Workshop
|Field of Poppies - Val D'Orcia |
by Tom Stringe
Cape artist Tom Stringe
will be conducting a watercolor workshop
, May 2 - 9, 2010
. There will be five days of classes, each of which will take place in a different plein air setting, and will last approximately three hours. Each will include a watercolor demonstration, individual attention and critique. Classes will focus on capturing the light, color and feeling of each location. We will explore impressionism, realism and perhaps even the abstract. Upon returning, an exhibit of works, created in Tuscany and those inspired by the journey, will be hosted at the instructor's gallery in Brewster.
For more information call 508-896-5946 or visit www.stringegallery.com
|Classes and Workshops
Please check out our Family Section for additional Classes and Workshops for Children
- Rumba and Cha-Cha Lessons at the
Cultural Center of
Cape Cod. Doug and Kimberlee McHugh of Ballroom Bliss continue their lessons with Rumba at
7 pm and Cha-Cha at 8 pm on November 10, 17, and 24. This session will be followed by a Latin Dance Party with music, dancing, snacks
and decorations on November 21. The Cultural Center is located at 307 Old Main Street, Yarmouth. For more information call 508-760-4071, email email@example.com or visit www.cultural-center.org
- Three Fish & A Ram Community Art Center will offer a workshop entitled Astrology, Health and Creativity, November 13,
7 - 9 pm. Three Fish & a Ram Community Art Center at 36 Bates Road,
Mashpee Commons North, Mashpee, offers many ongoing
classes throughout the week in such areas as portraits, found art,
ceramics, jewelry, hand weaving, knitting and more. For more information or to register call 508-292-1417 or visit www.cltartcenter.com
- Guyer Art Barn offers classes for all ages
in a variety of mediums: clay, painting, printmaking, drawing, and even
poetry. For information or registration call 508-566-2880 or visit www.harboryourarts.com
- A series of Techie Trainings at the Provincetown Theater throughout October. Training will cover sound systems and lighting systems. Participation in training will be a prerequisite to production employment on sound or lights. This training is open to any full-time winter resident of Cape Cod. The Provincetown Theater is located at 238 Bradford Street, Provincetown. For more information call the Box Office 508-487-9793 or visit www.provincetowntheater.org
- Join the Centerville Public Library Knitting Group! Free and open to the public on Friday's at 3:30 pm at the Library. Beginners through experts welcome! 585 Main Street, Centerville. For more information call 508-790-6220 or visit www.centervillelibrary.org/
|Applications, Grants, Spaces and Work |
|Artist Studio Workspace at the Shirley Blair Flynn Center
The Town of Barnstable is pleased to announce that there is an available artist studio workspace for rent at the Shirley Blair Flynn Center for the Creative Arts, which consists of a campus of town-owned properties providing artists living, working and gallery space at the corner of Pearl and South Streets.
Artists leasing the studio space are expected to promote the Center and participate in initiatives designed to involve the community in the arts, such as hosting open studio events or offering workshops and classes in their craft at the Guyer Art Barn. Selection will be made based on the prospective
member's demonstrated willingness to contribute to the arts community.
The Shirley Blair Flynn Center is located at 50 Pearl Street, Hyannis. For more information and an application form, call Melissa Hersh at 508-862-4767 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Massachusetts Cultural Council Grants
Artist Fellowships: Offers fellowships as direct support to individual
artists in recognition of artistic excellence. Applications in the categories of
Choreography, Fiction/Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry applications
accepted December 1 - January 25. For more information
YouthReach Initiative: Provides funding to programs that integrate
substantive out-of-school arts, humanities, and science opportunities into a collaborative community response to the needs of youth at risk. Applications due February 10, 2010. For more information call 617-727-3668 ext. 253 or visit www.massculturalcouncil.org/applications/yrapp.html.
| More Applications, Grants, Spaces and Work
- Intern Positions at the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod: Design and Media Services Intern and Administration and Development Intern. For information visit www.artsfoundation.org/careers
- The RaNdOm CuTs Film Series
is an upcoming, bi-monthly screening of short films (5 - 45 minutes in
length) shot and edited in digital formats. RaNdOm CuTs is accepting
short digital films, including narratives, documentaries, animation and
experimental films for consideration and inclusion in the series.
Digital Media and Digital Film students are encouraged to submit. Each
installment will have a screening on Cape Cod. Submissions accepted
beginning November 5, with the series beginning March 2010. For information contact Prof. M.J. Peters at 508-999-8304 or email@example.com
- Robert John Cook hosts The Art Of Spiritual Gifts on Thursday, February 4, 2010, 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the Cape Cod Museum of Art. Selected
artists will answer the question "What Spiritual Gifts have you received and
what/how have those Spiritual Gifts been used in your art?" For information call 508-367-5571 or email MayflowerStudio@aol.com
- The Provincetown Theater and the Playwright's Lab are compiling an email list of people to be notified of opportunities to participate in future Playwrights' Festivals or other production opportunities (actors, directors, tech people, etc.). Send the theater your name and email and the area in which you would like to participate. Being on the list does not represent a commitment to participate, but will allow for notifications to be sent to people who want to be involved. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
- The Provincetown Art Association and Museum became one of twenty-one associates of the Cape Cod Youth Empowerment Initiative (CCYEI), of Compassion Massachusetts.
The primary focus of the CCYEI has been providing grants for training,
and organizational support to programs serving at-risk youths and their
families. For more information on Compassion Massachusetts contact Steve Brown at 508-560-1189 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
- New publication requests for artists:
The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, Coastal Community Capital,
Homebuilders and Remodelers Association of Cape Cod, Cotuit Center for
the Arts, and Cultural Center of Cape Cod are creating a Sourcebook of Handcrafted Items with Architectural Elements
designed for Architects, Designers and Builders. Artists must live or
have their main place of business on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, or
Nantucket and be able to supply photographs of work installed in homes
or businesses. Criteria and submission
guidelines in a downloadable form. For information call 508-362-8910 or email email@example.com
- The Sturgis Library has exhibition space available. Visit online for exhibits and displays and for an application form. 3090 Main Street, Barnstable. For information call 508-362-8448 or visit www.sturgislibrary.org
- Call to artists to help support
veterans: in search of artists, professional and otherwise, whether
it's with a paint brush, cooking spatula, a guitar with a few chords,
or a poet writing a poem. Those with a creative skill are asked to
volunteer and share their skills with veterans. For information or to
participate contact Robert John Cook at 508-367-5571 or by email at MayflowerStudio@aol.com
- The Guyer Art Barn hosts Miniature Masterpieces. All pieces need to be 25" or smaller and priced at under
$100.00. The show will run December 1 - December 20.
Opening reception will be held December 4.
Registration forms can be picked up at the Guyer Art Barn
weekends from 11 am - 4 pm or can be emailed by
interested in participating should contact Mellissa Morris
at 508-566-2880 or visit www.town.barnstable.ma.us/GuyerBarn/default.htm
- Call for Entries for the First Annual Members' Exhibition on January 2010 at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old
Main Street, South Yarmouth. For more informationg visit www.cultural-center.org
- Call for Dance Schools and Groups for the Barcelona Dance Award and Dance Grand Prix Italy for emerging and established dance schools and companies to performing and teach at the upcoming 2010 season in Barcelona, April 1 - 5, 2010, in Italy on June 24 - 27, 2010 and in Paris at the end of June, 2010. For details visit web.tiscali.it/barcellonadance2010
- Harwich Junior Theatre will hold auditions for Peter Pan
and Wendy on Sunday, November 8, 2 - 5 pm and November 9 from
6 - 8 pm. Maura Hanlon will direct this true play adaption by Doug Rand
of J.M. Barrie's original novel. Many roles are available for men,
women and children (ages 7 and up). Performances are scheduled for
February 12 - March 7, 2010. Auditions will be held at Harwich Junior Theatre, 105 Division Street, West Harwich. For more information call Nina Schuessler at 508-432-2002 ext. 12 or visit www.hjtcapecod.org
- Harwich Winter Theatre at HJT Auditions will be held for the HJT production of The 25 Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, to
be directed by Terry Norgeot with musical direction Bob
Wilder, December 13 - 14, 6 - 8 pm. Roles available
for actresses age 15 - 40 and actors age 15 - 45. Production will run
March 26 - April 25 with rehearsals beginning in February. Please prepare
a song and come dressed to move. Auditions will be held at Harwich Junior Theatre, 105 Division Street, West Harwich. For further information call Nina Schuessler at 508-432-2002 ext 12 or visit www.hjtcapecod.org
- The Barnstable Comedy Club will hold auditions
on November 9 - 11, from 7 - 9 pm at the theatre for First Night, a play directed by Marti Baker. Copies of the script are available at both the Sturgis and
downtown Hyannis libraries. For more information call 508-362-6333 or visit www.home.comcast.net/~rkenneally/bcchome.html
Extra Special Friday
Night Music Cafe with Great Dance Music by Hot Soup
Soup will donate their music for a special Music Café fundraiser hosted by the Dennis-Yarmouth
Relay For Life team Heartbeat Quilts to raise money for the
American Cancer Society on November 6, 8 - 10:30 pm, at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod.
Hot Soup is
a band of Cape musicians who play "everything",
which means a range of favorites from across the decades. The night will include a
50-50 draw and a lot of fun for an excellent cause.
The Cultural Center of
Cape Cod is located at 307
Old Main Street, South Yarmouth.
For more information or to purchase tickets call 508-394-7100 or visit
you an Antiques Road
of your antiques and treasures with appraiser Stuart Whitehurst
will be held on November 7
, 10 - 4 pm
at Quashnet Elementary School
with the support of The Quashnet K Kids to
benefit Mashpee's 1831 One Room Schoolhouse.
Stuart Whitehurst is a nationally known appraiser
from Skinner, Inc., one of the nation's leading auction houses. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia, and is currently an
associate member of the International Society of Appraisers.
There will be no appraisals of jewelry, coins, stamps or instruments.
The Quashnet Elementary School is located at 150 Old Barnstable Rd, Mashpee.
For more information or to reserve your participation contact Jane Emery, Quashnet School
G. Robert Melber
Annual Auto Lecture
Heritage Museums and Gardens will host Feet, Hooves and Rails
: Transportation in 19th c.
on November 14, 2 pm
. This annual automotive lecture is in memory of G. Robert
Melber, HM&G's much-admired Auto Curator.
Dr. J. Ward Regan, professor at
New York University, will review the development of transportation
technology from the pre-industrial period to the combustion engine in the early
twentieth century. This lecture is free and registration is not required.
Film Maker Michael DiLauro Presents Selection of Short Films
Cultural Center of Cape Cod will host film maker Michael DiLauro November 15, 2:30 pm showing a selection of several short films.
Mr. DiLauro earned an M.F.A. in Film Studies at Ohio
University and completed the Master Directing program at the prestigious Maine
Cinema Workshops. At Robert Morris University, he is Director of the Academic
Media Center and Assistant Professor in the Media Arts Department. DiLauro's
films, which are grounded
in an artistic excellence and aesthetic beauty that cuts through the clutter of
the overly produced media to which we have become accustomed, has earned
five regional Emmys, a Blue Ribbon
at the American Film Festival, several ADDY
awards, and the Gabriel award for
outstanding television programming.
The Cultural Center of
Cape Cod is located at 307
Old Main Street, South Yarmouth. For more information or to purchase tickets call 508-394-7100 or visit
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Holiday Craft Fair will be held on November 7 - 8, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm to Benefit Cape Cod Tech
Students attending the SkillsUSA Competition. All
hand-crafted items with more than 150 crafters! This craft fair will be held at Cape Cod
Tech, 351 Pleasant Lake Avenue, Harwich (Follow Route 6 to Exit 10).
Handmade for the
is partnering with
, a nonprofit in Harwich Port to distrubite hand-made winter woolies to needy women and families in time for the holiday season.
Knitters and crafters can register for the effort in person by visiting
Yummy Goods, West Barnstable, or online at www.yummygoods.com
. For those who would like
to create items for the project in a community atmosphere craft circles
will be held at the store on November 11, 5 -
and November 20, 1 - 4 pm
. All participants and
their friends are invited to celebrate the conclusion of the project at a public
open house at Yummy Goods on December 4
. For more in call Beth Dunn at 508-367-5019 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Candlelight and Dancing at The Cultural Center with the saxophone music of Dan Sullivan on November 14, 7 pm for
Café Style. The Cultural Center of
Cape Cod is located at 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth. For more information or to purchase tickets call 508-394-7100 or visit www.cultural-center.org
Holiday Party at Cape Cod Museum of Art on November 28, 2 - 4 pm. Parents,
grandparents and children can enjoy a variety of seasonal entertainment and
activities including a presentation by the Amazing Richard the Magician. Reservations
are required; call 508-385-4477 ext. 7 or visit www.ccmoa.org
- Friends and Artists of The SheArt Network will have an important meeting on December 1, 6 pm, at 44 Tonset
Road to discuss plans for 2010. The purpose of the meeting is to reach a
consensus on the focus and goals of our organization for the coming year. For more information email email@example.com
- Tutti Italiani is a gathering for those who love Italy, meeting the fourth Monday of each month from 6 - 8 pm at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth. Tutti Italiani is a cultural exchange group for all who have an interest in Italy, its culture and lifestyle. For information call 508-394-7100 or visit www.cultural-center.org
- Table Francaise is a gathering for those who enjoy French culture and language, meeting the first Wednesday of each month from 6 - 8 pm at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth. For information call 508-394-7100 or visit www.cultural-center.org