Indie's Choice: featured picks from the upcoming calendar
Wellfleet Preservation Hall presents a virtual Feed Your Love Open Mic on Wednesday, February 17th, at 7 p.m. Register to perform by emailing [email protected], or sit back and listen at wellfleetpreservationhall.org.
Join Robert Shreefter for a virtual artist chat via Wellfleet Preservation Hall on Thursday, February 18th, at 5 p.m. Shreefter will discuss “Excavating: Time & Space,” an exhibition of silkscreen prints viewable virtually, or in person at 335 Main St., through March. Registration is free at wellfleetpreservationhall.org.
Test Pattern, a 2020 film by Shatara Michelle Ford, is part of the “Fine Features Film Series” at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, available for streaming Friday, February 19th through March 12. A five-day viewing pass is $12 at wellfleetpreservationhall.org. The film, part psychological horror, part realist drama, is about a Black woman who is sexually assaulted […]
“Mixing Spirits & Mysteries,” a virtual film and cocktail series hosted by Marc Strauss, continues via Wellfleet Preservation Hall on Wednesday, March 10th, 6 p.m. with Les Diaboliques, a French psychological horror flick directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot. It’s about the wife of a loathsome prep-school headmaster who plots her husband’s murder with the help of […]
Though the Sarah Burrill Band will perform onstage at Wellfleet Preservation Hall on Thursday, March 11th from 6 to 8 p.m., the concert is live-stream only via the Wellfleet Recreation Dept.’s Facebook page or its YouTube channel. Email [email protected] for details.
Wellfleet Preservation Hall’s Feed Your Love Virtual Open Mic, hosted by John Beardsley and Bert Jackson, returns on Wednesday, March 17th at 7 p.m. All are welcome to perform or listen. Register for a Zoom link by emailing [email protected]
Among the virtual events offered at Wellfleet Preservation Hall this week are Rose Plays Julie, an Irish film about a woman who tracks down her biological parents, streaming Friday, March 19th through April 15th for $10. Then, Sarah Swain & the Oh Boys present the third of their “Frying Pan Sessions,” broadcast from Wellfleet’s Frying […]
Singer-songwriter Eleanor Dubinsky and guitarist Dario Acosta Teich are giving a virtual concert of jazz, Latin, French, popular, and original songs via Wellfleet Preservation Hall on Thursday, March 25th, at 7 p.m. Registration is free at wellfleetpreservationhall.org. The deadline for the hall’s Wellfleet Youth Film Festival has been extended to Wednesday, March 31st. Filmmakers ages […]
Join Marc Strauss for “Atypical Hitchcock,” a virtual film series via Wellfleet Preservation Hall. First up is Jamaica Inn, on Wednesday, March 31st, at 7 p.m., an adaptation of the Daphne du Maurier novel, set in Cornwall, England, starring Charles Laughton and Maureen O’Hara. Registration is free at wellfleetpreservationhall.org.
An exhibit of paintings by Miah Nate Johnson opens at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., on Friday, April 2nd. The show is on view Tuesday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through May 13th. Several years ago, Johnson suffered a stroke that left him unable to work as a photographer or oysterman. […]
The “Doc Days Film Series” at Wellfleet Preservation Hall continues this week with Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts, available for streaming Friday, April 16th through May 13th for $12 at wellfleetpreservationhall.org. Traylor was born into slavery in 1853 in Alabama and worked as a sharecropper after emancipation. Homeless in his 80s, he taught himself to draw […]
Sarah Swain & the Oh Boys present the fourth and final of their “Frying Pan Sessions,” broadcast from Wellfleet’s Frying Pan Gallery, on Saturday, April 17th, at 7 p.m. Watch at wellfleetpreservationhall.org. If performing is more your thing, Wellfleet Preservation Hall presents a virtual Feed Your Love Open Mic on Wednesday, April 21st, at 7 p.m. […]
Marc Strauss hosts the final installment of “Atypical Hitchcock,” a virtual film series via Wellfleet Preservation Hall, on Wednesday, April 28th, at 7 p.m. Watch The Trouble With Harry, a dark comedy starring Shirley MacLaine and John Forsythe, and discuss. Registration is free at wellfleetpreservationhall.org.
Join Wellfleet Preservation Hall and WOMR for a virtual poetry reading with the winners of the Joe Gouveia Outermost Poetry Contest: Rosemary Dunn Moeller, Michael Shapiro, Wilderness Sarchild, J. Lorraine Brown, Dianne Woods Ashley, James S. Cornell, Judith Partelow, Wayne Miller, Ginia Pati, and Rose Auslander, and contest judge Marge Piercy. It will take place […]
Wellfleet Preservation Hall presents an outdoor staged reading of A.R. Gurney’s “The Fourth Wall,” directed by John Shuman, on Friday, May 14th, 4 p.m. The play explores the imaginary space between audience and onstage actors. Be sure to bring a blanket or lawn chair. Tickets are free at wellfleetpreservationhall.org.
“In Flux,” an exhibition of works by Sonya and Natalya Woodman at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., opens Saturday, May 15th and runs through June 17th. The hall is open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sonya and Natalya are a mother-daughter pair of artists who live in Wellfleet. Natalya, whose art […]
Wellfleet Preservation Hall presents “New French Shorts 2021,” a showcase of seven short films, including the Oscar-nominated Genius Loci and the César Award winners And Then the Bear and So What If the Goats Die?, available for online streaming Friday, May 28th through June 18th. A three-day pass is $12 at wellfleetpreservationhall.org.
IMPROVincetown presents “Just the Two of Us,” an improv comedy show with Katie Pentedemos and Justin O’Connor, on Thursday, June 10th, at 6 p.m. It will take place outdoors at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St. “We will transform the stage from a gorgeous backyard garden to a gorgeous backyard garden plus two total weirdos,” […]
Lower Cape TV presents an in-person and virtual screening of its original documentary From Coping to Creation at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., on Thursday, June 17th, at 8 p.m. The film looks at creative ways that the arts community has adapted during Covid. There will be a Q&A with filmmaker Johnny Bergmann, artists […]
Armed with a basic camera and goggles, Richard Silberman explores the eerie depths of the Outer Cape’s kettle ponds in “Below the Surface,” a show of 20 of his photographs at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, opening Saturday, June 19th and running through July 15th at 335 Main St. Silberman often casts himself in the images — […]
Wellfleet Preservation Hall and the Wellfleet Historical Society will present a live screening of We Still Live Here, a documentary by Anne Makepeace detailing the reclamation and cultural revival of the Wampanoag in southeastern Massachusetts, on Tuesday, June 22nd, at 6 p.m. at 335 Main St. There will be a post-film discussion with historian Linda […]
Ella Mae Dixon is a young cabaret singer and actor performing in the back yard of Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., on Friday, July 23rd, at 7 p.m. Heavily involved with local community theater, Dixon is a born storyteller, performing a variety of classic Broadway show tunes and obscure musical theater cuts. Tickets are […]
Join Wellfleet Preservation Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 7 p.m. for a screening of two short films by local filmmaker Michael Cestaro: White Space and Clay. The screening will be accompanied by live music by singer Mozelle, one of the subjects of White Space. Clay is a disarming and poetic profile of ceramicist Steve Kemp. […]
Wellfleet Preservation Hall’s Ten by Ten fundraiser will once again be held virtually this year. There will be over 120 10-by-10-inch works by 55 artists, available for online viewing starting Thursday, Aug. 5 at noon. If there’s one that you absolutely must have, there is a “buy it now” option for $600. Otherwise, the pieces […]
Wellfleet Preservation Hall presents “Housing Angels in Story and Song,” a community event to benefit the Wellfleet Affordable Housing Trust, on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 5 p.m. Co-hosted by Stephen Russell and Vanessa Vartabedian, it will feature local storytellers sharing the challenges of finding year-round housing in Wellfleet. There will be music by Broadway Central, Jim […]
Wellfleet Preservation Hall presents “Backyard Troubadours,” featuring singer Dawn Derow, guitarist Peter Calo, and saxophonist Bruce Abbott, on Thursday, Aug. 12, 6 p.m. There will be songs by Carly Simon, Van Morrison, James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, and Johnny Cash. Tickets are $25 at wellfleetpreservationhall.org.
Join writer James Carroll for “Inside the Pages,” a backyard reading at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 5 p.m. Carroll will read from The Truth at the Heart of the Lie, his personal accounting of the Catholic Church’s fall from grace. Tickets are $15 at wellfleetpreservationhall.org. Bring a lawn chair […]