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The Maple Syrup in the Clam Chowder

April 12, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches As technology and tastes continue to change at a rapid pace, so too do our habits. Much has been made about the decline of the movie going public to an actual theater as many chose to watch films from the comfort of their own homes. But at [...]

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Jingle All the Way!

October 26, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

The Holidays on the Outer Cape by Steve Desroches One of the hallmarks of living in New England is how much the rhythms of life change depending on the season, both those that occur with a solstice or equinox, and those that are culturally created. And true to form, Provincetown [...]

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Provincetown and the Queen of Halloween

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by Steve Desroches In the summer of 1977 Cassandra Peterson starred in a disco comedy revue called Mama’s Boys at the Post Office Cabaret, featuring her and seven gay men. For three years the group toured the country landing in Provincetown at a wild and decadent time, much to their [...]

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Scout’s Honor

October 12, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches One day when Scout Durwood was a teenager a flyer advertising a beauty pageant arrived at her home in Mission Hills, a suburb of Kansas City, just across the border from Missouri. At the time she was a self-proclaimed tomboy with no interest in such things. That [...]

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REVIEW: Operator

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by Rebecca M. Alvin For eternity, we’ve all learned the major conflicts in literature (and theater and film) are man vs. man, man vs. nature, and man vs. self. But more and more, the conflict that has come to the fore is man vs. technology. In Logan Kibens’ new feature [...]

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A Courageous Crusader

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Maria Giese Crashes Hollywood’s Glass Ceiling by Rebecca M. Alvin Maria Giese came into this world surrounded by people who knew the challenges of a creative life, who understood the benefits of community, and had the courage to make change in their respective fields. Her mother is Rachel Brown, a [...]

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