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Make Way for the Resistance

May 10, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Rebecca M. Alvin It’s undeniable. There is a sense of outrage and fear, coupled with disbelief that has spread since the election of President Donald Trump, spurring ordinary citizens to become highly political in their everyday lives. It’s no wonder that artists would want to express these sentiments in [...]

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The Golden Years of Silver

April 26, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

Provincetown and Modernist Jewelry by Steve Desroches When it comes to Provincetown history it’s a bit like panning for gold. Just when you think you’ve heard or read every story there is, a shimmer appears revealing more of the town’s treasured past. In this case it’s a bit more silver [...]

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Just Down the Road

April 12, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

A Look at Wellfleet Printmakers by Rebecca M. Alvin “We need to have a Wellfleet museum like PAAM… the Wellfleet Print Museum,” enthuses Arthur N. Gilbert, co-curator with Tom Broker of the new exhibition at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM), Down the Road: Wellfleet Printmakers from the 20th [...]

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Beyond Sunday

October 12, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

Art Exhibition Focuses on the Women of the Provincetown Art Colony by Steve Desroches Just next door to the Berta Walker Gallery Ilene Mitnick and Alli Baldwin, owners of Roux Bed and Breakfast, were thinking of ways to expand on Bride Pride, their attempt to create the world’s largest all-women [...]

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A Kinky History

September 28, 2016 2:44 pm0 comments

The Leather Archives and Museum Turns 25 by Steve Desroches It was a familiar, yet heartbreaking story. During the worst years of the AIDS epidemic, when many gay men died, their families simply threw out many of the deceased’s personal belongings, especially anything relating to their gay identity. Sometimes it [...]

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Will The Real Mark Beard Please Stand Up?

August 31, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Jeannette de Beauvoir It’s an à propos question. Artist Mark Beard may not “contain multitudes,” as Walt Whitman would say, but he is at least six different people. “I always wished I had a gay great-uncle,” says Beard, speaking from his studio in Paris, “so I made one up.” [...]

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