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...]

Sculptor Recalls the Birth of Newburyport’s Swan Fountain on the Bartlett Mall

About the Newburyport Swan Fountain by Artist Jeffrey Briggs In February of 1986, an ice storm of note hit Newburyport.  The Bartlet Mall "Swan Fountain" collapsed and was damaged beyond repair.  I was commission to provide a new sculpture.  But first, a little history about the Pond on Bartlett … [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...]

Firehouse Theater Resident Artist Program in Newburyport

The firehouse features an exciting new artist each month.  Stop in and then order an app at Sea Level next door.  We recommend the fish chowder and house chard. Chloё Feldman Emison has shown her drawings and animations widely in the United States and Europe, while working also as an … [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...]

Sea Festival of Trees Lights Up the Holiday Season

The Fifth Annual -Sea Festival of Trees- will be open to the public from Saturday, November 18, through Sunday, December 3! A 15-day holiday wonderland by the sea, located at the Blue Ocean Event Center on Salisbury Beach. Mark your calendar for a giant maze of sparkling holiday trees, … [Read more...]

The Actors Studio Serves Up a Spicy Treat

-Impossible Marriage-, they all are occasionally.  Playing through October 22 at the Actors Studio in the Tannery Marketplace.  Written by Beth Henley, Impossible Marriage is a witty and insightful play full of lush human landscapes. The playwright is best known for her play, Crimes of the Heart, … [Read more...]

12th Annual Newburyport Documentary Film Festival in 2017

The 12th annual Newburyport Film Festival will take place from Friday, September 15th, to Sunday, September 17th, at the Firehouse theater and the Screening Room theater. Short films will range from seven minutes to 93 minutes, and will cover topical and true stories that are shaping the world we … [Read more...]

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