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Falmouth Arts Alive: Performance Schedule

Falmouth Arts Alive: Performance Schedule

ArtsFalmouth’s Arts Alive Festival Celebrates the Arts with Music, Dance, Drama, Children’s Activities, Special Events, and More Arts Alive, Falmouth’s vibrant three-day celebration of the performing, visual, and literary arts, takes place Friday, June 21, through Sunday, June 23, on the Falmouth Library Lawn, Shore Street Extension, and Peg Noonan Park. All events are free. … Continue reading

Celebrate the Arts in Falmouth at Arts Alive! June 16 to 18: The Entertainers

Celebrate the Arts in Falmouth at Arts Alive! June 16 to 18: The Entertainers

Arts Alive offers an amazing array of talented performers, from aspiring students of all ages to accomplished professional performers. You’ll find music of all genres: jazz, rock’n’roll, blues, bluegrass, Americana, folk, country, Celtic, classical, old-time fiddle, New Age, alternative rock, light opera, choral, a cappella, singer/songwriter, and more. There will be classical and contemporary ballet, … Continue reading

Woods Hole Trad Stroll 2017 is Saturday, May 6

Woods Hole Trad Stroll 2017 is Saturday, May 6

  ArtsFalmouth celebrates traditional music and local musicians and dancers with the fourth annual Woods Hole Trad-Stroll on Saturday, May 6, from 1:30 PM to 11 PM. Performances of Celtic, old-time, Renaissance, Cajun, and contemporary folk music are free; there is a charge for the Contra Dance in the evening. The Trad-Stroll takes place rain … Continue reading

Woods Hole Film Festival Celebrates 25 Years

Woods Hole Film Festival Celebrates 25 Years

Above: “Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You,” and below: Chris Cooper in “Coming through the Rye.” The Woods Hole Film Festival kicks off its 25th annual festival at Redfield Auditorium on Saturday, July 30.  The WHFF runs for eight days and supports emerging independent filmmakers; it is the oldest film festival on Cape Cod … Continue reading

A Couple of Other Music Festivals

A Couple of Other Music Festivals

August 22, 2009 I didn’t attend Woodstock. I recall giving it some thought at the time, but figured it was too far to drive from where I was living in Washington DC. I did, however, attend the Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music the following year (1970), a little farther from home, but I … Continue reading

Bluegrass Weekend

Bluegrass Weekend

July 22, 2008 Just back from the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in Oak Hill, New York (just north of the Catskill Mountains). It was hot, it was rainy, it was crowded, and there was a lot of hiking up and down the hill to the stage area, but there was lots of music and fun, … Continue reading

Bluegrass on the Bogs

 June 3, 2008 I‘m heading off-Cape this weekend to go to the Bluegrass on the Bogs festival about 30 miles away in South Carver. There will be a lot of local and regional bluegrass bands playing over the 2-day event: No Spare Parts, Lisa Bastoni and Chris Boucher, Bluegrass Invitation Review, Bradford Bog People, Crossfire, … Continue reading