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Articles by: zia.dee

REVIEW: Forever Blonde

July 24, 2013 7:00 am0 comments

by Guy Wolf Forever Blonde is a celebration of song, dance, pop culture, and of course, famous blondes. The hour-long show is sure to please audiences of all age groups with comedy, live vocals, stylized dance numbers, and really attractive people in both lavish and skimpy costumes. The show begins [...]

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The Adventure of Art: The Work of Robert Henry

July 17, 2013 7:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches In Robert Henry’s painting “Biker in the Woods” a man sits on a motorcycle. The image is created with bold colors and a combination of various brush strokes, adding both a genteel and harsh quality to this psychedelic-infused echo of Easy Rider. There’s a story there. Actually, [...]

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Readers’ Delight

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The Digital Revolution Brings Provincetown Authors to the World by Steve Desroches Surrounded by shelves of books at the Provincetown Public Library, Laura Shabott and Richard Pepitone are hard at work on an addition to the realm of publishing and storytelling. While the general concepts of grammar, form, and good [...]

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Wellfleet’s Pearl on the Pier

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by Gillian Drake Pearl is a quintessential summer seaside restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere, equally perfect for when you’ve just come off the beach or are planning a romantic night out. Located in a spacious wooden building situated at the corner of Commercial Street and Kendrick Avenue, right on Wellfleet [...]

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The Mic Drop Heard Round the World: Audra McDonald Comes to Provincetown

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by Steve Desroches At the end of the closing number of this year’s Tony Awards, Broadway superstar Audra McDonald dropped the mic in a playful bit of bravado, much in the manner of a rap star or President Obama after he “Slow Jams the News” on Late Night with Jimmy [...]

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REVIEW: Twelfth Night

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by Rebecca M. Alvin Chances are if you’re going to a big-name blues, soul, or rock concert on the Outer Cape, you’re headed to the North Truro tented venue Payomet Performing Arts Center. But while this summer has seen the likes of Leon Russell, Mavis Staples, and The Zombies performing [...]

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REVIEW: Electra! Living the Legends

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by Steve Desroches Going to see Electra! Living the Legends is like playing drag queen roulette because you never know what, or who, you are going to see. Will it be Liza? Maybe Judy. Or is good ole Babs who’s going to appear on stage followed by Lucille Ball. A [...]

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Provincetown Through Dan Rupe’s Eyes

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by Jeannette de Beauvoir When he was still living at home with his parents, Dan Rupe used to go out in the evenings to paint sunsets. “But I painted looking north, not west,” he says. “I wanted to get the effect of the sunsets. And it was exciting, because I [...]

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Old World Cuisine Gets a New World Vibe at Sal’s Place

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by Jeannette de Beauvoir “The question we asked ourselves last year, as we celebrated our 50th anniversary,” says Tony Zampella, general manager of Sal’s Place, “is how we can continue to preserve the old Provincetown that the restaurant represents … and bring more relevance to it in the 21st century.” [...]

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The Court of the King and the Jester

July 10, 2013 7:00 am0 comments

Cuban artist Orestes Gaulhiac by Steve Desroches On a moonlit night as the animals lazily roam the fields, the king and his jester steal a kiss in the shadows. The crown and the jester’s cap hovering over the stolen kiss in the dark lend themselves as clues that this is [...]

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