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Articles by: zia.dee

REVIEW: The Hangover: Part III

May 29, 2013 7:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches They can’t be hung-over again, can they? They’re not, but nevertheless find themselves in a heap of trouble in what is being billed as the final installment of the Hangover franchise. And it’s a good thing, as the “Wolfpack” reassembles in what is a much darker, yet [...]

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Yankee Doodle Dandy / God Save the Queen!

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Across the Pond Lands at the Provincetown Theater by Steve Desroches Zoe Lewis just became an American citizen. But with her crisp British accent, affinity for a “proper cup of tea,” and the sentimental pangs she feels when watching Downton Abbey, Lewis is still very much a Brit at heart. [...]

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The Process of Re-Invention: Vivian Bower’s 2 x 3 show

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by Rebecca M. Alvin “I feel like I discovered paint in these,” says Vivian Bower as we look at her just-hung show the day before its opening at Farm Gallery in Wellfleet. Bower has been painting for decades, but this exhibition features work she’s completed in the last year or [...]

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The Impossible Idealism of Youth: Marina Keegan’s Utility Monster

May 22, 2013 7:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches There’s that flash of recognition that occurs in a bright adolescent’s life when one realizes there’s a larger world and that much of that world is one of suffering.  Then come the growing pains, with a mixture of frustration and inspiration as a teenager finds his/her place [...]

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ANNOUNCEMENTS: May 23 – 29, 2013

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Tennessee Williams Annual Dinner Celebrating Williams and Women with Fine Food, Wine, and Fun! Be there on June 1, when the Festival announces its 2013 program at the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival gala fundraising dinner. Enjoy wine, beer, bubbly, and hors d’oeuvres at the cocktail hour while you browse art [...]

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Ciriao Ciro Cozzi: A Tribute

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by Jeannette de Beauvoir Anthony Bourdain called him “my first real boss of bosses,” yet Ciriao “Ciro” Cozzi—who died this past February—was that and much more, not just to restaurateurs … but also to artists and those who appreciate both art and food as well. “I miss him very much,” [...]

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Hot Fun in the Summertime

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by Steve Desroches The summer season is finally here! In addition to lazy days at the beach and dancing the night away to  DJs from around the country, Provincetown is also on the map for our eclectic, and at times eccentric, performance scene. From drag queens to Broadway stars to [...]

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REVIEW: My Louisiana Love directed by Sharon Linezo Hong

May 18, 2013 8:00 am0 comments

by Rebecca M. Alvin The plight of Louisiana residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina is not new territory for filmmakers. From Spike Lee’s When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006), to last years startling portrait of a young girl growing up off the coast of Louisiana, [...]

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60 on 60: The Bakker Collection

May 15, 2013 9:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches On a gorgeous and warm May afternoon Jim Bakker briskly walks through a maze of artwork in his house high up on Bradford Street. Later that day, Peter Macara from the Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM) is coming by to pick up canvases, sculptures, and objects [...]

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Shepley Metcalf Flashes Back: A Wellfleet Tribute to Laura Nyro

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by Jeannette de Beauvoir Her work has influenced musicians as disparate as Cyndi Lauper and Elton John, and now Laura Nyro’s songbook is coming to Wellfleet Preservation Hall in a tribute concert by cabaret chanteuse Shepley Metcalf. Why Laura Nyro? “Her songs are deeply passionate,” Metcalf responds. “I love the [...]

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