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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

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

“Kitchen Dreams”

“Kitchen Dreams”

August 15, 2011 “Beverly, Lois, & Gladys,” by Ricky Bernstein. Photo by Gene M. Marchand. It is unlike any glass exhibition ever seen at the Sandwich Glass Museum. Ricky Bernstein’s “Kitchen Dreams” fills two rooms at the museum with his floor-to-ceiling Pop Art creations: warm and vibrant “visual stories” of the life he knew growing … Continue reading

Cape Cod Opera Looks Back and Ahead

Cape Cod Opera Looks Back and Ahead

February 25, 2011 Ray Bauwens, Sarah Callinan, and David McCarty, producing artistic director of the Cape Cod Opera. The Cape Cod Opera celebrated its 15th anniversary last Sunday with a gala concert at the Tilden Arts Center, at  Cape Cod Community College, featuring seven outstanding vocalists performing 20 works from 12 of the company’s past … Continue reading

A Look at Falmouth’s Arts Alive

I love Arts Alive. It is a wonderful display of local arts and music with a great sense of community.  It took place this year on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 18 to 20, and I took videos of various events to share with you. A taste of Arts Alive. Roger and Judy Day, coordinators … Continue reading

I Am Art

I Am Art

June 10, 2010 The Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod is holding its “For Pastels Only on Cape Cod 2010” at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod through June 27. This is the PPSC’s 14th national juried exhibition, showcasing paintings in the medium of soft pastel, created by some of the country’s most talented and … Continue reading

David Kuehn and the Cotuit Center for the Arts

David Kuehn and the Cotuit Center for the Arts

May 30, 2010 David Kuehn, the new executive director of the Cotuit Center for the Arts, has a vision for the center, one in which, “the parking lot is always full,” and there are interesting, entertaining, and educational activities going on throughout the day and evening, in all the center’s facilities: the art workshop, where … Continue reading

Evolution of Maritime Art

Evolution of Maritime Art

April 9, 2010 Megan Hinton in front of her painting, “Barges Ashore.” “The Evolution of Maritime Art,” now at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, offers a beautiful and historical collection of maritime paintings dating from 1852 to 2010. The exhibit is a collaboration between the Cahoon Museum of Art, the Cape Cod Museum of … Continue reading