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“Big Joy” at Woods Hole Film Festival

“Big Joy” at Woods Hole Film Festival

James Broughton was a poet, an experimental film maker, and a gay/countercultural icon who urged people “follow your own weird, do your odd thing” to fully experience the joy of life. His story is told in “The Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton” which was shown this week at the Woods Hole Film Festival … Continue reading

Calliope Poetry Readings on Sunday

Calliope Poetry Readings on Sunday

Calliope—Poetry Readings at West Falmouth Library is a monthly event organized by poet Alice Kociemba. It features readings by three accomplished poets, after which the floor is opened to anyone in attendance who wants to share one of his or her poems. The meeting concludes with a reception, during which poets autograph and sell copies … Continue reading

Calliope Poetry Readings Begin September 16

Calliope Poetry Readings Begin September 16

Calliope—Poetry Readings at West Falmouth Library opens its sixth season on Sunday, September 16, from 3 to 5 PM. Open mike sign-up begins at 2:45 PM. The library is at 575 West Falmouth Highway (Route 28A) in West Falmouth. The featured poets are Patrick Donnelly, Preston Hood, and Jacqueline M. Loring. The readings will be … Continue reading

Poetry, Music, and Art at the Falmouth Art Center

Poetry, Music, and Art at the Falmouth Art Center

Artist’s Choice—Poet’s Choice at the Falmouth Art Center The Falmouth Artists Guild and the Calliope Poetry Series have collaborated to create a new exhibit, “Artists Choice—Poet’s Choice,” at the Falmouth Art Center through August 19. The exhibit is a prelude to Calliope Summer Readings, which takes place at the art center on Sunday, August 19, … Continue reading

Excelano Project Comes to Couit Center for the Arts

Excelano Project Comes to Couit Center for the Arts

From left, Cortney Charleston, Hannah Van Sciver, Seth Simons, Jillian Blackwell, Victoria Ford, and Richard Thomson. It was part witty and hilarious stand-up comedy, part heart-and-soul-felt reflection on personal experience, part astute observation on life, and all amazing. Six members of the University of Pennsylvania’s Excelano Project brought their spoken word show/poetry slam to Cotuit … Continue reading