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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The Sweetest and Smallest of All

August 10, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Jeannette de Beauvoir Cherrystone clams are famously sweet and small, and the description applies equally well to Wellfleet’s Cherry Stone Gallery, a small space with a big heart—not unlike its late co-founder, Sally Nerber, celebrated this summer in a new exhibition called Sally’s Party. “She didn’t want a memorial,” [...]

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Art On The Edge

June 16, 2016 9:32 am0 comments

A Guide to Provincetown’s  Gallery Season by Rebecca M. Alvin There’s nothing that gets as many eye rolls and groans as posing the question, “What is ‘art’?” It’s a frustratingly difficult thing to define, for one thing, but also it causes us to think about what difference it makes. Why [...]

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Getting Down and Dirty

May 4, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

Learning to Love the Earth As An Ecosexual by Steve Desroches Beth Stephens was flying home to West Virginia in 2008 when she noticed something horrifying from 30,000 feet in the air. Mountain after mountain in her beautiful Appalachian home state had their tops blown clean off. It’s a process [...]

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