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Falmouth Arts Alive is June 21-23

Falmouth Arts Alive is June 21-23

Arts Alive Artisans Market and Special Events Arts Alive, Falmouth’s festive three-day celebration of the arts, takes place Friday, June 21, through Sunday, June 23, on the Falmouth Public Library Lawn, Shore Street Extension, and Peg Noonan Park. Hosted by ArtsFalmouth, the annual event is an exuberant marketplace of handcrafted wares made by artists and … 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

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

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

41 Years Ago . . . .

41 Years Ago . . . .

June 27, 2011 The Bath Festival of Blues & Progressive Music ‘70 was 41 years ago today. My husband saved the festival flyer I brought back from England and just unearthed it the other day while cleaning the basement. I had met Glenn six months prior to the summer I spent in England and had … 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

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

Summer Begins

June 16, 2009 Summer really begins this week in Falmouth, with the start of the every-Thursday Falmouth Farmers Market in Peg Noonan Park on Main Street and the ArtMarket across the street in Town Hall Square. Arts Alive, a three-day extravaganza of  local arts and entertainment activities begins Friday night with a Town Dance. For … Continue reading

JazzFest Falmouth

JazzFest Falmouth

October 17, 2008 JazzFest Falmouth, Falmouth’s first jazz festival, was a resounding success, and a very fun time. I was there for almost the full ten hours, watching and listening, and sampling food from various vendors. I also walked around, talked to people, bought some earrings from one of the jewelry vendors, and talked to … Continue reading