Arts and Entertainment

This week the Gloucester Stage Company opened the second production of its 2024 season, WIPEOUT by Aurora Real de Asua.  As part of its rolling world premiere through the National New Play …

Gloucester’s  Culture   Splash  is back and bigger than ever for its fourth annual celebration of the city’s rich offerings in the arts, with an expanded lineup that honors …

Gloucester’s weekly summer “Culture Splash” begins this week, on Thursday, celebrating Gloucester’s two formally designated cultural districts of the Rocky Neck Art Colony and …

The works of local photographer Melissa Cox have been selected for a month-long exhibit at BankGloucester in Gloucester starting on Tuesday, July 2.  The show will continue through Friday, …

Rockport’s loss was Beverly Farms’ gain when artist / painter / teacher Joli Ann Wood moved her studio from busy Rockport to her home town of Beverly Farms.   This week she …

The North Shore Concert Band Salem Willows Summer Concert Series begins on Tuesday, June 25, at 7 p.m. at the Robert Hayes Concert Shell at Salem Willows in Salem.

Get ready, because the hopping energy of the MBTS Jazz Fest returns next month for its third year, with an expanded lineup of local musical talent that promises to tap into back-in-the-day memories …

This weekend will see the opening of 1st Peoples: Portraits of the First Light ,  a new exhibition at Cape Ann Museum of photographic narratives by Matika Wilbur (Swinomish and Tulalip Tribes) …

The works of artist Deborah Epstein will be featured at Rockport's Mercury Gallery this month in a show, "No Words: Medications on Being Stalked and Stabbed." The show will open Saturday, June …

The Volker Goetze Quartet, featuring musicians Volker Goetze, world renowned Sri Lankan drummer Uthpala Eroshan, Oran Etkin, and Alexis Cuadrado, will return to Manship Artists Residency for a …

Imagine three siblings, all in their late 50s, bickering and clawing like petulant 15-year-olds.  Then throw in a clairvoyant housekeeper, a naïve young beauty, and a vacant gesticulating …

Full of Pride

This month Cape Ann will host its first official Pride Month, spotlighting the LGBTQIA+ community with a vibrant array of events across Gloucester, Rockport, Manchester, and Essex.   The …

The annual Art in the Barn art sale and exhibit at the Cox Reservation in Essex is set to kick off this year on Saturday, June 14, with food, music, and artwork by 130 local artists. Greenbelt …

For the last 30 years, Cape Ann Museum visitors have become familiar with a stunning painting hanging prominently at the top of the staircase in the museum’s main hall.   It’s …

As the Cape Ann Symphony’s 72nd Concert Season draws to a close, anticipation builds for the grand finale: “The Three B’s Concert featuring Beethoven, Bizet, and Brahms.” The …

C ape Ann artist Renata Fryshara will be featured in an exhibit, “life | capsules” at Jane Deering Gallery in Gloucester through May 26. An opening reception is planned from 3 …

Gloucester-based artist Carmela Martin’s paintings will be featured through June 28 in the Main Street lobby exhibit space of BankGloucester. A reception will be held from 10 a.m. to noon …

Looking around at all of the old mill buildings and tanneries that have been turned into fashionable shopping areas and apartment buildings, it’s easy to think of New England’s …

A three-day performance festival will take place this weekend in the name of climate change at the Gloucester Stage Company.  Called Water's Rising: Festival of New Climate Action Plays , the …

When the artist Winslow Homer came to paint on Cape Ann in 1869, he arrived as a busy commercial illustrator for popular magazines of the day.  Over the next eleven years, spending …

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