Indie's Choice: featured picks from the upcoming calendar
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.
“Guts and Glory,” the spring open call show at The Provincetown Commons, opens on Thursday, April 1st and runs through April 30th. It will be both online, at provincetowncommons.org, and in person at 46 Bradford St. The theme is “strength and beauty, struggle and triumph, and fame and splendor,” according to the description.
Lisa and Janelle Iglesias, who together form the artistic collaboration Las Hermanas Iglesias, will join a conversation with Jordan Amirkhani as part of the Fine Arts Work Center’s virtual “Opening to Wonder” series on Thursday, April 1st, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Registration is $25 minimum donation at fawc.org.
Curtis Speer, owner and director of Provincetown’s CUSP Gallery, is releasing a book, titled eleven, of photographs taken over the last decade. It’s a project he took up over the winter, Speer says in a press release, whittling down thousands of photographs to 200 of his favorites. The book will be published as a limited […]
Join host Seth Rudetsky for a live-streamed concert and conversation with Broadway star Matt Doyle on Sunday, April 4th, at 3 p.m.; replay at 8 p.m.; V.I.P. sound check at noon. Tickets for each are $25 at thesethconcertseries.com. Doyle appeared in The Book of Mormon, War Horse, and Spring Awakening.
Paul Wisotzky leads a Zoom pottery course via Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill on Wednesdays beginning April 7th, from 1 to 3 p.m. The course is “a great way to stay engaged with clay whether you have access to the means of making or not,” according to the description. Registration is $200 […]
Learn about Charles Ives and Aaron Copland in “America’s Musical Trailblazers,” a virtual course via Lifetime Learning at Snow Library. Taught by Joseph Marchio, assistant conductor of the Cape Symphony, it will take place Wednesdays starting April 7th, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Registration is $10 at friendsofsnowlibrary.org.
Join artists Duane Slick and Martin Smick for “My Teacher Is a Lizard,” a virtual talk via the Fine Arts Work Center on Thursday, April 8th, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Slick and Smick are recent recipients of an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant. Their collaborative project concerns decolonializing museum collections of Native American culture. […]
Laura Shabott and Alana Barrett are teaching two online workshops this week. The first, via Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, concerns experimental surfaces and materials in painting. It takes place Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon, and Wednesdays, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., beginning April 10th. Registration is $400 at castlehill.org. The second, […]
“Voices of the River” is a call for poetry by the Friends of Herring River. Throughout April, which is National Poetry Month, they are looking for poems inspired by the river’s restoration to be printed in their May newsletter. Send submissions to [email protected]
Provincetown author Sarah Anne Johnson will discuss her latest novel, The Last Sailor, as part of the Castle Hill Author Talks, hosted by Karen Dukess, on Wednesday, April 21st, at 6 p.m. Registration is free, though donations appreciated, at castlehill.org. The Last Sailor is a historical saga about shipwrecks and broken romances that is set […]
Members of the Cape Cod Visual Artists Cooperative have put on a virtual art show throughout the month of April via the Truro Council on Aging. It is viewable at truro-ma.gov/council-on-aging/pages/coa-art-show. Some of the highlights are Winter Landscape, a photograph by Jude Bartlett; Monarch Tree, an etching by Bethia Brehmer; Proximity, a painting by Maura […]
Violinists Jean Huang and Michael Hustedde of the Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra are performing a virtual concert, “Violin Heroes,” on Wednesday, April 14th, from 7 to 8 p.m. Featuring music by Bach, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Prokofiev, and others, it is a fundraiser for Steeple Street Music Academy. Watch at capecodchamberorchestra.org.
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 […]
Pete Hocking is teaching “Queer Men Making Figure Paintings,” an online workshop via the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, on two consecutive Saturdays beginning April 17th, at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be no live model, but participants may work from a mirror, photographs, or other source material. Registration is $300 at paam.org. […]
The Eastham Public Library presents the “Chewy Decimal Cooking Show” on Saturday, April 17th, at 1 p.m. Elaine Lipton will prepare two dishes from India: shrimp curry and gajar ka halwa, a carrot pudding. Watch on YouTube, or local channels 11 and 18. Then, stick around for a Zoom Q&A at 1:45 p.m. Registration is […]
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. […]
Join Mass Audubon for “Virtual Vacation Week Camp.” There are three sessions — on mammals, trees, and birds of spring, respectively — on Monday, April 19th; Tuesday, April 20nd; and Wednesday, April 21st; from 9 a.m. to noon. The camp is appropriate for children ages five to eight. Each session is $54 at massaudubon.org.
The Open University of Wellfleet has announced its virtual spring courses, now available for registration at openuniversityofwellfleet.org. They include “Stephen Sondheim, Songwriter,” with Marc Strauss; “Great Printmakers in New England,” with Lewis Shepard; “Comparing Plays of Recollection by Eugene O’Neill and Brian Friel,” with Steve Reynolds; “Here Comes Dickens!” with Rhoda Flaxman; “Politics in Fiction […]