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Articles by: zia.dee

A Star Is Born

September 20, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

Another season of Showgirls has come and gone and as is tradition Ryan Landry has chosen a queen who distinguished herself this past summer with inventive performances, taking risks, and representing the rebellious sprit of Provincetown. The evening of crazy acts and dubious distinctions ended with the crowning of Qya [...]

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How Do I Get to Provincetown?

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A Trip Up and Down the Pink Carpet at RuPaul’s DragCon by Steve Desroches It’s hard to think of anyone who has changed the face of drag more than RuPaul.  While there may be a tendency to take drag queens for granted here in Provincetown, as they’ve been a part [...]

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On The Road with Madison

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by Steve Desroches On Christmas morning 2001 Santa Claus made a special delivery in Provincetown bringing a cute Golden Retriever puppy he picked up at a New Jersey animal rescue to the home of Suzanne Long. It was a holiday to remember for her and her daughter. They named the [...]

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Edith Windsor (1929 – 2017)

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On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, Edie Windsor, whose landmark Supreme Court case struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in 2013 and granted same-sex married couples federal recognition for the first time, passed away in New York City. Her courage and spirit will always be remembered and admired as she [...]

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Ten Blocks in a Ghanaian Market

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by Rebecca M. Alvin The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival has brought us numerous productions of Williams’ Camino Real over the years—including both the full 1953 version and its predecessor, the one-act Ten Blocks on the Camino Real written in 1946. Noted for its exceedingly beautiful language, theatrical surrealism, and [...]

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Announcements: September 14, 2017

September 13, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

Provincetown 400 Presents All Aboard with Provincetown 400 Provincetown 400, the non-profit organization planning events and programs commemorating the quadricentennial of the landing of the Pilgrims in Provincetown, signing of the Mayflower Compact and edification of the Wampanoag story, presents All Aboard with Provincetown 400, its first community launch event.  The [...]

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A Hairy Situation

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Martha Graham Cracker Comes to Provincetown by Steve Desroches Growing up in Virginia one of Dito van Reigersberg’s favorite things to do was watch 9 to 5. He recorded the now classic movie off the television during a broadcast and would watch the VHS tape over and over and over [...]

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The Ghosts Next Door

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by Steve Desroches With the ongoing show The Hoppers: Edward and Josephine Hopper from the Permanent Collection at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum that features the large, recent acquisition of the two artists’ work, it seemed a “no brainer” to revive Hopper’s Ghosts, says playwright Kevin Rice. First performed [...]

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A Monumental Life

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Armistead Maupin Reads From His New Memoir by Steve Desroches Legendary writer Armistead Maupin is coming to Provincetown to officiate a wedding. The author of the Tales of the City series will assist in marrying film and television producer and director Alan Poul and Ari Karpel in a Jewish ceremony [...]

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On Our Radar: September 14, 2017

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Ani Difranco’s Babefest Comes to Provincetown Town Hall in October “Where are my sisters? Where are my brothers? Where is my family who takes care of each other?” Ani DiFranco laments in the title track of her latest album Binary. In a year of constant political chaos and the looming 2018 [...]

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