Newburyport News

Flirting on the Newburyport Boardwalk 2018

You NEVER KNOW who you will run into on the Newburyport Boardwalk ! … [Read more...]

Firehouse in Newburyport Presents the Graceful Work of Lawrence Young

Lawrence Young graces the Firehouse Art Gallery May 23 - June 17! Prior to Laurence Young’s 28-year career as a painter He grew up in Newton Massachusetts. Young graduated with honors from the University of Hartford with a BFA in art education in 74’ After 3 year as an art teacher in Bloomfield, … [Read more...]

Plum Island Lighthouse Offers Summer Tours

Friends of PI Light are offering tours of the small but sturdy lighthouse at the north end of Plum Island this summer.  They will be held monthly will guides. Learn all about the history of Plum Island lighthouses which have guarded the Merrimack River entrance to the sea since 1788. Tours and … [Read more...]

Johnson’s Beaded Landscapes Showing at the Firehouse in Newburyport

Showing from April 25-May 20! From a distance, Douglas W. Johnson’s landscapes appear to be painted with dots of color, reminiscent of the pointillist technique Vincent Van Gogh used to create his renowned 1887 self-portrait, or the impressionism technique used by Monet used to create his Field … [Read more...]

Jabberwocky Bookstore Brings in Two Great Events for March

On Friday, March 30, Jabberwocky at the Tannery will present a book signing event for "The Heavens Might Crack: The Death and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.   Local residant and prominent historian, Jason Sokol will speak about his latest book on the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. … [Read more...]

Firehouse Exhibit In Newburyport Explores Gender, Age, and Identity

Expressionist artist, Diana Zipeto, studied painting and illustration at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Her folded paper portraits have been shown in the Ceres Gallery in NYC, the Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in New Orleans, and numerous Massachusetts galleries.  In 2017, she received … [Read more...]

2018 Conservation Film Festival at Newburyport Refuge leads March

The 2018 Conservation Film Festival marks the 4th year for the event at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge in Newburyport. This year will host some amazing films that provoke conversation about how and when we need to consider conservation. On Friday, March 2, at 7pm the festival starts … [Read more...]

Jabberwocky Bookstore in Newburyport Hosts Author Cheryl Richardson

The first author reading of the year in Newburyport is timed perfectly with many New Year's resolutions. Prioritizing what matters. Jabberwocky Bookstore is delighted to celebrate with Cheryl Richardson the publication of her latest book - Waking Up In Winter: In Search of What Really Matters at … [Read more...]

Of Perfection, Holidays, and a New Year in Greater Newburyport

Pondering the Problem with Perfect Christmas Trees.   It never fails. Every Christmas I try to get a perfect tree and every Christmas it falls short.  If you saw it you might not think so.  The tree I select is always perfectly shaped, (or as perfect as trees can be); full in all the right … [Read more...]

2017 Newburyport Holiday Home Tour

Need a little shot of Christmas spirit? The 24th annual Newburyport Holiday House Tour will take place on Saturday, December 9th, from 10-4pm! The tour will include an exciting collection of private homes and unique community treasures reflecting four centuries of greater Newburyport's cultural … [Read more...]

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