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Articles by: zia.dee

Raising the Sails and the Curtain

June 5, 2013 7:00 am0 comments

The Peregrine Theatre Ensemble Launches Its Inaugural Season  by Steve Desroches This past week the American acting world celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of Actors’ Equity Association, the labor union that represents those working in live theater. Indeed there is strength in unity, especially in the collaborative work [...]

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ANNOUNCEMENTS: June 6 – 12, 2013

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Volunteers Needed Payomet Performing Arts Center in North Truro is looking for volunteers to help with shows in a variety of venues in Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown. Payomet operates with a small and high-spirited staff and a core of dedicated volunteers led by super Volunteer Coordinator, Christine Hight. They respect [...]

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A Wicked Good Time!

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by Steve Desroches Though only 10 years old the Wicked Oyster has a long history in Wellfleet. The original portion of the building that houses the popular restaurant was built in 1750 on Billingsgate Island and later floated across the bay. The spirit of the Wicked Oyster is floating next [...]

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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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