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Announcements: September 14, 2017

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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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A Major Monsoon

September 6, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches There’s a gaggle of people waiting outside the Art House, laughing and talking about the weather, where to get the best lobster roll in Provincetown, and their collective disbelief that summer is coming to a close. But all the while, they keep an eye on the door [...]

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Slay Lady Slay

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by Steve Desroches Lady Rizo can break your heart, bust your gut, and open your eyes all with one song. The comedian chanteuse commands a stage with old Hollywood glamour, rocks a microphone like Janis at Monterey Pop, and conjures up a queer voodoo as the high priestess of camp [...]

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Tuesdays with James and his Stories

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by Steve Desroches James Judd is in his hotel room in Columbus, Ohio. The stand-out storyteller on NPR’s hit show Snap Judgment has a show at the Davidson Theatre with the nearly 1,000-seat venue sold out. After all, between live broadcasts and podcasts Snap Judgment has about 5 million listeners, [...]

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Announcements: September 7, 2017

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Applications for 2018 Cultural Council grants now being accepted Proposals for programs in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences are all now being accepted, provided they benefit the Wellfleet community. These grants can support a wide range of local projects and activities such as: exhibitions; live performances; publications; workshops; classes; [...]

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REVIEW: Unitard: Tard Core

August 30, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches The pen is mightier than the sword, but nothing conquers vocal cords. And when it comes to the most effective method of attack it’s best to lunge with comedy. It’s hard to ignore the palpable tension and anxiety in the air that has only increased since Election [...]

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