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Articles by: zia.dee

Touko Laaksonen: The Man Behind Tom of Finland

May 24, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Rebecca M. Alvin To make art is to address your fears about who you are and how you will be perceived. Even if you create something with no intention of selling it in a gallery, the act of truly putting oneself out, expressing one’s truth, is boldness in the [...]

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Comedy in the Time of Trump

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by Steve Desroches Suzanne Westenhoefer is not a political comedian, but she is a political person. She’s also had way too much caffeine and she’s been up since 4:30 a.m. for an appearance on The Stephanie Miller Show, a Los Angeles based progressive radio show that mixes comedy and politics.  [...]

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A Summer You Won’t Be Able to RESIST!

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by Steve Desroches May you live in interesting times.  It’s an English expression thought to have originated in China as an ironic curse. While it seems to be rooted in wishing someone well, it actually refers to periods of instability and high anxiety, and the corresponding rush that accompanies such [...]

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Rock Me Amadeus

May 17, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches Billy Hough was born to play the role of Amadeus. Upon the news that Hough had been cast as Mozart in the upcoming production of Amadeus at the Provincetown Theater, faces around town lit up with a smile of recognition that this was indeed the perfect part [...]

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Still A Safe Harbor

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by Steve Desroches Teddy Lowery walks into Far Land Provisions wearing a navy blue t-shirt that says “Make America LGBTQ Again” and a multi-colored print cardigan sweater, which he wraps tighter around himself hiding the play on the Trump campaign slogan.  The Bossier City, Louisiana, native isn’t covering the message [...]

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A Time in the Light

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The Work of Marian Roth by Rebecca M. Alvin The beauty in Marian Roth’s work lies in its mystery. Whether she is working with pinhole photography, painting, or mixed media, there is a narrative depth to her work that comes from what we don’t quite see, what we don’t really [...]

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The Heart of the Hearth

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Conrad Malicoat and his Provincetown Fireplaces by Steve Desroches When you see one, you know it. Instantly.  The jumble of bricks seemingly tumbling down from the ceiling. The rakish angles that look like an overstuffed bookshelf or a game of Jenga about to come to an end. A jumping marlin [...]

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Secrets & Lies

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by Jeannette de Beauvoir These days, it’s called Angel’s Landing and is advertised as “a delightful place to hang your halo.” But the efficiency condominiums on Commercial Street in Provincetown were purchased and developed in the 1960s by Angela Calomiris, a woman escaping the publicity of having worked undercover for [...]

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ANNOUNCEMENTS: May 17, 2017

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Provincetown Public Library Receives Rare Moby-Dick Manuscript Dr. J. Michael and Donna Pedro Lennon, longtime residents of Provincetown now living in Westport, Massachusetts, continued their support of the Provincetown Public library with an extraordinary gift the weekend of the Moby-Dick Marathon Reading. The Lennons donated a rare copy of the [...]

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The Other Side of Provincetown

May 10, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches It was New Year’s Eve, not Halloween, when Sam Baltrusis says he saw a ghost at the Provincetown Inn.  On a particularly dreary All Hallow’s Eve, the Boston-based paranormal writer and historian followed a ghost tour down Commercial Street, amongst the many costumed revelers causing a ruckus [...]

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