Join Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill for a conversation between food writer Mark Bittman and columnist Doc Willoughby, outdoors at Edgewood Farm, on Wednesday, July 14th, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Bittman will discuss his new book Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, From Sustainable to Suicidal. Tickets are $25 at […]
Mike Flanagan and Lisa Bello host “’90s Night” at the Post Office Café and Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. in Provincetown, every other Thursday at 10 p.m., July 15th through August 26th. Take a trip back to the turn of the 21st century for a sing-along night of “Old School Dance” favorites. Tickets are $25 at […]
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial St. in Provincetown, screens Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain, opening Friday, July 16th and running through Thursday, July 22nd. Directed by Morgan Neville, the documentary is a portrait of the complex celebrity chef, writer, and raconteur who began his culinary career working at Provincetown’s Flagship restaurant in the 1970s. […]
The Provincetown Film Society and Provincetown Arts Society present a screening of On the Town on Friday, July 16th, 7:30 p.m. in the garden of the Mary Heaton Vorse House, 466 Commercial St. in Provincetown. This 1949 film directed by Stanley Donen stars Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, and Jules Munshin as three dancing sailors. Tickets […]
Jill Richter will appear in conversation with her brother Dan Richter in a live and virtual book event at East End Books Ptown, 389 Commercial St., on Sunday, July 18th, at 6 p.m. Her book, The Burmese Sister, chronicles the story of Eva Swanson in search of her half-sister in Burma following the death of […]
The Center for Coastal Studies hosts “Whale Camp,” for children ages 8 to 12, on Monday, July 19th through Wednesday, July 21st, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn how to identify whales and turtles, create whale-inspired art, and meet members of the Marine Animal Disentanglement Team. Camp culminates in a whale watch. Registration is $175 […]
“Evenings at Salt Pond,” hosted by the Cape Cod National Seashore, continues on Tuesday, July 20th, 7 p.m. with “Wampanoag Ways,” a free family program hosted by Kitty Hendricks-Miller. It will take place inside the Salt Pond Visitor Center auditorium, 50 Nauset Road in Eastham. “Kitty will share artifacts, stories, and insights into Wampanoag history […]
Rachael Price, lead vocalist for Lake Street Dive, is one half of Rachael & Vilray. Together with vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Vilray, “the duo adds a new chapter to the American Songbook.” They perform recreations of 1930s and 1940s vocal jazz and Tin Pan Alley tunes at the Payomet Performing Arts Center, 29 Old Dewline Road […]
Performing one night only, poolside at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. in Provincetown, Anne Steele brings you “The Remix” on Thursday, July 22nd, at 6 p.m. Steele will feature pop, jazz, and cabaret standards from the 1970s to today, reimagined “in ways you never expected.” Tickets are $39 at onlyatthecrown.com.
Singer-songwriter Melissa Ferrick will perform one night only at the Art House, 214 Commercial St. in Provincetown, on Thursday, July 22nd, at 7 p.m. as part of Girl Splash. A staple in the music world since Massive Blur in 1999, Ferrick has released 17 albums, and is currently a professor of music at Northeastern University. […]
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 […]
Kristen Becker performs “Dykotomy,” a “self-identified comedy” show at the Post Office Café and Cabaret, on Friday, July 23rd and Saturday, July 24th at 7 p.m. “Born in the rust belt and raised in the bible belt,” Becker “dances gingerly back and forth between drunken redneck and woke women studies major.” Tickets are $25 at […]
Cacophony Daniels returns to Pilgrim House, 336 Commercial St. in Provincetown, in “Drag Dad,” running Saturday, July 24th through Tuesday, July 27th. Daniels confronts the challenges of being a father and drag queen with a catalogue of songs from Broadway, Disney, and a litany of divas. Tickets are $35 at pilgrimhouseptown.com.
Cape Cinema, 35 Hope Lane in Dennis, will screen Entagled, a new film by David Abel and Andy Laub, makers of Lobster War and Sacred Cod, on Sunday, July 25th, at 7 p.m. The documentary explores the effects of global warming on the endangered North Atlantic right whale, the fishing industry, and the federal agency […]
Unwind with Sunday Samba Jazz, featuring Eleanor and Dario with the Mike Flanagan Trio, at The Club, 193A Commercial St. in Provincetown. Multilingual singer-songwriter Eleanor Dubinsky will be accompanied by Argentine guitarist Dario Acosta Teich for a mix of jazz, Latin, French, and original songs. Music starts at 9 p.m.; there is no cover.
Judith Fulmer teaches “Painting the Impressionist Watercolor” via the Cape School of Art, on Monday, July 26th through Friday, July 30th, 9 a.m. to noon. Students will learn the block study method, and be introduced to terms such as local color, brilliance, mass, warm notes, and cool notes. Registration is $350 at capeschoolofart.org.
Megan Hinton teaches “Abstract Representational Painting” at the Fine Arts Work Center, 24 Pearl St. in Provincetown, on Monday, July 26th through Friday, July 30th, from 10 a.m to noon. “Students will learn how to make powerful painted imagery by distancing oneself from representation and eliminating unnecessary details,” says the course description. Registration is $550 […]
The Wellfleet Public Library presents author Hayden Herrera in conversation with sculptor Penelope Jencks on Monday, July 26th, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Herrera has written artist biographies including Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work. Her new book, Upper Bohemia: A Memoir, chronicles her privileged but lonely upbringing by artist parents in New York, Cape […]
The Truro Historical Society presents “The Birdmen of Truro,” a virtual talk with mystery writer Paul Kemprecos, who will discuss the inspiration for Killing Icarus, on Wednesday, July 28th, from 5 to 6 p.m. The book is a suspenseful cat-and-mouse tale set mostly in Truro, involving an Edward Hopper sketch and secrets from World War […]
The Eastham Historical Society hosts its 44th annual antiques show on Thursday, July 29, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on the grounds of the 1869 Schoolhouse Museum, 25 Schoolhouse Road in Eastham. There is a $5 entrance fee, free for children under 18. All proceeds benefit the Eastham Historical Society.
Wampanoag historian Linda Coombs presents “400 Years of Wampanoag History: Indigenous Perspectives on Historical Realities,” a talk at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Lane in Dennis, on Thursday, July 29, 4 p.m. It is part of the exhibition “cARTography: Envisioning Cape Cod.” Registration is $12 at ccmoa.org.
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill hosts the eighth annual Mosquito Story Slam at Edgewood Farm, 3 Edgewood Way in Truro, on Friday, July 30, 4 to 6 p.m. The event will be hosted by creator Vanessa Vartabedian and comedian William Mullin and feature participants from the workshop “The Art and Craft of […]
Suzanne Westenhoefer performs at the Post Office Café and Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. in Provincetown, from Saturday, July 31 through Aug. 31, 7 p.m. Westenhoefer, the first openly lesbian comedian to perform on Late Night With David Letterman, celebrates 25 years in comedy with an unscripted show that dismantles stereotypes. Tickets are $25 at postofficecafe.net.
Legendary gospel and soul icon Mavis Staples returns to the Payomet Performing Arts Center, 29 Old Dewline Road in Truro, on Sunday, Aug. 1, 7 p.m. On the eve of her 80th birthday, Staples says that “I sing because I want to leave people feeling better than I found them.” Tickets are between $55 and […]
With its Friday, July 30 show at Truro Vineyards as part of Twenty Summers sold out, indie rock stalwarts Luna will perform at the Cape Cinema, 35 Hope Lane in Dennis, on Sunday, Aug. 1, 8 p.m. Luna has released a string of acclaimed albums, starting with Lunapark in 1992. The band broke up in […]