by Steve Desroches The new Miss Gay Massachusetts USofA and Bette Davis have a lot in common. They’re both originally from Lowell and both of them came to Provincetown when they were ingénues, albeit close to a hundred years apart, attracted by the town’s creative legacy and seeking inspiration. And [...]
Aurora Sexton and Cate Blanchette camping it up at the Stonewall Inn in February. Miss Gay USofA and Cate Blanchett...
by Steve Desroches One day when Scout Durwood was a teenager a flyer advertising a beauty pageant arrived at her home...
by Steve Desroches The dust and glitter still haven’t settled since Cher came to Provincetown to stump for Hillary...
September 12, 2016 @ The Atlantic House It was big news last week when RuPaul won an Emmy Award for hosting his smash hit RuPaul’s Drag Race. But just several days later in Provincetown many drag queens received golden honors themselves at the 17, 895th Annual Showgirl Awards where Ryan [...]Read more ›
by Steve Desroches Joey Arias came to Provincetown for the first time in 1976. He came at the invitation of famed fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez, and the two, along with an entourage of friends, piled in a car and drove from New York to the Cape at a time now [...]Read more ›
by Steve Desroches A lot can happen in a decade. We chronicle our lives by them, be it culture, politics, or personal histories. The Eighties were the “Me” decade while the Roaring Twenties and Swinging Sixties really need no explanation. So when two musicians and performers born ten years apart [...]Read more ›
by Steve Desroches BenDeLaCreme is the science teacher you wish you had. As she looks out into the vast expanse that is our universe she sees amongst the floating celestial bodies an endless array of cocktail options. Just like Comedy Central’s Drunk History, BenDeLaCreme’s new show Cosmos: Space. Time. Splash [...]Read more ›
by Steve Desroches When Dina Jacobs was a growing up in Honolulu she would walk with her mother to Dykes Market, a small grocery store owned by a Japanese family. Attached was Dykes Tavern, a local bar that also had entertainment. One particular day a poster in the window advertising [...]Read more ›
by Rebecca M. Alvin To see Bread and Puppet perform is the only way to truly understand what separates it from other performances. Intrinsically tied to politics, yet never didactic, dogmatic, or dull; extraordinary puppets made from ordinary objects and papier-mâché; depth and complexity married to the primitive, visceral response that [...]Read more ›