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Getting Through the Holidays After an Ugly Election

I’m not doing a very good job calming down after this election. I have walked away from the news to find some semblance of control over my emotions (my husband calls them outbursts). Every day I … [Read More...]

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Actors Studio Newburyport Celebrates the Season

All the World's a Stage....and the Actor's Studio in Newburyport can help you find your authentic voice.  Politician, businesswoman, nonprofit lead. Public Speaking can be daunting but it is essential … [Read More...]

Newburyport’s Wildlife Refuge Offers Guided Tours This Fall

Behind the Scenes Refuge Tour of Parker River NWR Held on the following days: Friday, November 4th @ 9:30 am, Saturday, November 5th @ 9:30 am; Sunday, November 6th @ 1:00 pm; Saturday, … [Read More...]

Jabberwocky Book Shop Brings Authors to Life in Newburyport

Authors.  They are often behind the scenes creating the stories and historic accounts that move us to see the world differently. To meet your favorite author in person is like receiving an old … [Read More...]

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Boston Museum of Science Presents NASA Film

Who did not enjoy the Martian with Matt D? Take your budding little astronauts to the Museum of Science's showing of the film that sparked a million dreams. Through April, star gazers can see what … [Read More...]

Road trip: Newburyport to the Berkshires Mass MOCA Embodies Cool

The spectacularly located and formerly overlooked city of North Adams has been revitalized through ART—cutting edge, large scale, contemporary art.  It speaks to some of us in a BIG way. MASS MoCA … [Read More...]

Mystery and Magnificence at the Isabella Gardner in Boston

Boston's Fenway still has its own, unsolved, Thomas Crown affair. New England icon Isabella Stewart grew up in New York and Paris.  Her initial connection with Boston came through a school … [Read More...]

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Visiting Our New World Trade Center

If you visit Manhattan this year be sure to stop at One World Trade Center (also 1 WTC) and the Freedom Memorial. It is important to both remember and educate future generations on the horrors of war … [Read More...]

Breaking the Last Glass Ceiling

"Just pray to God. She will help you." Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, 1916, President of the National Women's Party and the founder of the Political Equality League. After working as a key player in the … [Read More...]

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