Posted on January 19, 2012

“Riding on Duke’s Train”

“Riding on Duke’s Train”

December 9, 2011 “Riding on Duke’s Train” introduces young readers—and older ones, too—to a world of magic, not one of wizards and werewolves, but of music, specifically the jazz of the 1930s and ‘40s: the jazz of the incomparable Duke Ellington. Mick Carlon’s new book, just published by Leapfrog Kids of Falmouth, provides an intimate … Continue reading

John Murelle Celebrates Duke Ellington

John Murelle Celebrates Duke Ellington

November 11, 2011 John Murelle to perform at West Falmouth Library Baritone John Murelle will sing songs of Duke Ellington at the West Falmouth Library on Sunday, November 13, at 3 PM. He will be accompanied by pianist William Merrill, and Mick Carlon, author of the upcoming book “Riding on Duke’s Train,” will give a … Continue reading

Falmouth Chorale: “The Coming of the Flood”

Falmouth Chorale: “The Coming of the Flood”

October 26, 2011 A pair of fierce wolves, played by Tabitha Ruth Dorman from the Coro Ragazzi Children’s Chorus (left) and Miranda van Mooy from the Turning Pointe Dance Studio, dance their way into the ark. All photos by Rebecca Forster, The Enterprise. Falmouth Chorale Celebrates Community, Commitment, Voyage, and Redemption—and the Sea In a … Continue reading

Boston Museum of Science: A Day in Pompeii

Boston Museum of Science: A Day in Pompeii

October 21, 2011 Bacchus and Ariadne “What nature destroyed, it also preserved.” The Boston Museum of Science’s new exhibition, “A Day in Pompeii,” provides a multidimensional look at life—and death—in the Roman Empire. It is an impressive display of wall paintings and frescoes, sculpture, implements, furniture, lamps, jewelry, models, videos, photographs, timelines, and activities. Even … Continue reading

Cotuit Center for the Arts Presents “Quills”

Cotuit Center for the Arts Presents “Quills”

October 12, 2011 “Quills” is thoughtful, wickedly funny, beautifully written, and professionally presented by the Cotuit Center for the Arts. Directed by Mary Arnault, the acting, the sets, the costumes, the lighting and the sensitivity of this production are exemplary. Doug Wright, the author of “Quills,” wrote that art is “innately subversive,” that art, including … Continue reading

Jazz Stroll Offers Music, Community

Jazz Stroll Offers Music, Community

October 3, 2011 The Flip Side performs at Puritan of Cape Cod, as an overflow crowd listens outside the shop. It was a beautiful evening in Falmouth, a perfect evening for strolling up and down Main Street, browsing in the shops, enjoying a meal at a restaurant, chatting with friends. What made it even more … Continue reading

Fanfare for the 50th Features Cape Cod Composers

Fanfare for the 50th Features Cape Cod Composers

September 29, 2011 To commemorate its 50th anniversary, the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra asked two local composers to create a work to celebrate and honor life on the Cape and the Islands. Sandwich resident David M. Cohen was selected, along with Don Nardo, another Cape composer. Each composed two movements of the piece, titled “Cape … Continue reading

Groovy Afternoon Celebrates the Woodstock Era

Groovy Afternoon Celebrates the Woodstock Era

September 23, 2011 Christine Mascott welcomes everyone to the Happening. The Woodstock era, the late 1960s and early ’70s returned to the Cotuit Center for the Arts on September 9. There were tie-dyed t-shirts, folksingers, folk rockers, poets on their soap boxes, and a roomful of hippie clothing and memorabilia. There was Phyllis Diller. The … Continue reading

JoAnn Hughes: “The Circle Is the Gate”

JoAnn Hughes: “The Circle Is the Gate”

September 19, 2011 JoAnn Hughes with her self-portrait, with journal writing. The paintings of JoAnn Hughes fill the main gallery space at the Cotuit Center for the Arts with warmth, texture, color, and beauty—and they pose thoughtful questions about the issues of women and the environment. Landscape by JoAnn Hughes Many of the paintings are … Continue reading