Posted on January 19, 2012

Best of the Arts 2011: Classical Music

Best of the Arts 2011: Classical Music

December 29, 2011 The Boston Cello Quartet concert in Woods Hole (MBL, Lillie Auditorium) in June was one of the highlights of the musical year. The Cape has much to offer music lovers of all kinds, no matter what one’s musical preferences. This is a sampling of the best offerings for 2011, but there are … Continue reading

Best of the Arts 2011: Theater

Best of the Arts 2011: Theater

December 23, 2011 It has been a great year for the arts on the Cape. We have seen wonderful shows and entertainments from tried and true theater companies, orchestras, ensembles, artists, and from some fresh new faces. There is plenty to appeal to all tastes and budgets, and room to explore new genres. This is … Continue reading

Best of 2011 Arts and Entertainment

Best of 2011 Arts and Entertainment

December 16, 2011 I’ve been putting together a list of the Cape & Island’s best theater, concerts, art shows, films, books, and cultural events–of the events that I have seen this year, which limits the list somewhat, but not too much, as I go to every show I can. I see no need to limit … Continue reading

“A Winter Solstice Celebration”

“A Winter Solstice Celebration”

December 7, 2011 “A Winter’s Solstice Celebration” One of the most festive holiday celebrations around, “A Winter’s Solstice Celebration,” is sure to put anyone in a festive, holiday mood. Filled with stirring music, good humor, and a bit of medieval history, the show is a collection of songs, poetry, skits, and short plays selected by … Continue reading

“Christmas Punch”

“Christmas Punch”

December 7, 2011 Wit’s End (Really Lively) Arts Presents A Lively “Christmas Punch” The laughter starts before anyone comes out on stage, as we hear the actors backstage at the Black Box Theater at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, loudly wondering where the rest of the cast is. We smile at a woman’s exasperation … Continue reading

Best “Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

Best “Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

December 6, 2011 In what is quite possibly one of the best ever “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” the Falmouth Theatre Guild offers a warm and engaging holiday show for young and old. What sets this performance apart is the decision to set the play in the 1950s and present the scenes leading up to … Continue reading

Brittany and the FCPO

Brittany and the FCPO

November 22, 2011 Brittany Alexa Rodriquez wowed audiences last weekend with her performance of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 with the Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra, directed by John Yankee. The 11-year-old played beautifully and won everyone’s hearts as well. She has a bright future ahead. Brittany also won the concerto competition she played in on … Continue reading