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Articles by: zia.dee

REVIEW: Ann Maguire: The Story of an American Hero

October 5, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead That well-known quote said by the famed cultural anthropologist is a favorite of Ann Maguire and the guiding credo to her life’s [...]

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Meanwhile, Back at the Castle

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by Steve Desroches It was a dark and stormy night. It might be a horror movie cliché, but it really was a dark and stormy night as a group of actors and musicians assembled to rehearse Dracula For Dummys, the Halloween offering at the Provincetown Theater this month. While rain [...]

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Cher and Cher Alike

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by Steve Desroches The dust and glitter still haven’t settled since Cher came to Provincetown to stump for Hillary Clinton this past August. Even come October, stories of Cher sightings are told around town with the same glee and wonder as a glimpse at a UFO full of aliens dressed [...]

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The Third Element

September 28, 2016 2:49 pm0 comments

Bailey Bob Bailey At PAAM by Steve Desroches Archaeologists found the Venus of Willendorf during a dig at a Paleolithic site in Austria in 1908.  The small 4.4-inch statuette of a woman is estimated to date from 28,000 to 25,000 BCE, and until later discoveries was the oldest known piece [...]

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A Kinky History

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The Leather Archives and Museum Turns 25 by Steve Desroches It was a familiar, yet heartbreaking story. During the worst years of the AIDS epidemic, when many gay men died, their families simply threw out many of the deceased’s personal belongings, especially anything relating to their gay identity. Sometimes it [...]

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Biophilia

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by Rebecca M. Alvin According to the new film Love Thy Nature, “biophilia” is love of nature or the biosphere. The documentary, narrated by Liam Neeson and directed by Sylvie Rokab, will be screening at Waters Edge Cinema this weekend as the cinematic component of Inspiration Weekend. And, as films [...]

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Announcements: September 28, 2016

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Provincetown Community Television Wins Regional Award Of Execellence  Provincetown Community Television (PTV) has been named the winner of the 2016 Overall Excellence award for Community Media Centers with a budget of less than $200,000 in the Northeast from the Alliance for Community Media – Northeast Region. “It is an honor [...]

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Mates Leather Weekend Turns 20

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by Steve Desroches In the early 1990s a group of leather guys were driving back to Provincetown after having attended the Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend in Washington, DC, one of the country’s biggest leather events. Somewhere on the drive along Route 95 the five friends – John LeClair, Jerry Hickman, Jim [...]

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One of Us: The Undefinable Joan Osborne

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by Jeannette de Beauvoir She’s never been to Cape Cod before, but Joan Osborne can’t wait to play Payomet. “I’ve always done major cities in the northeast,” she says. “Boston, Providence, places like that. Never Cape Cod. I can’t wait! I’m bringing my daughter with me. Where should we go, [...]

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On Our Radar: September 28, 2016

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Provincetown’s 1st Annual Day of the Dead Performing Arts Festival 2016 Press Release Provincetown’s 1st Annual Day of the Dead Performing Arts Festival is a community event honoring life and death through art. Inspired by the traditions of El Dia los Muertos, the Festival includes art workshops, an ofrenda exhibition, [...]

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