Marion Art Center offers 2nd Open Mic Night May 20

MARION - The Marion Art Center is hosting its second Open Mic Night on Saturday, May 20, at 7 p.m.Local vocalists, instrumentalists (acoustic only), poets, humorists, storytellers and more are invited to perform on the MAC stage in this relaxed, fun, and family-friendly event, according to a press release.To help ensure the spotlight opportunity for… Continue reading Marion Art Center offers 2nd Open Mic Night May 20

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WESTBOROUGH — The Westborough Public Library will host award-winning pastel artist Gregory John Maichack to present an adult hands-on workshop, “Pastel Paint the 45-Million- Dollar Flower,” at 6 p.m. May 2 at the library, 55 W. Main St.This pastel painting workshop is designed for beginners and experienced artists. Participants will freely experiment with hundreds of… Continue reading

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Artists bring inspiration to support the Mattapoisett Library

MATTAPOISETT - Beautiful and whimsical 8-by-8-inch canvases have begun arriving at the Mattapoisett Library in support of the Friends' Calling All Artists fundraiser. More than 100 canvases to be decorated have been signed out by adults, teens, and children. Some are already on view upstairs in the library's lobby, according to a press release.An Artists'… Continue reading Artists bring inspiration to support the Mattapoisett Library

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Newton Free Library announces April-May programs

330 Homer St., Newton, MA 02459. 617-796-1360All programs are free and open to the public; parking is free. The Newton Free Library is handicapped accessible.Visit newtonfreelibrary.net.All programs take place in Druker Auditorium unless otherwise noted. In case of inclement weather, call 617-796-1360 or visit http://newtonfreelibrary.net to see if we have closed due to a storm.Programs… Continue reading Newton Free Library announces April-May programs

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Mosesian Center to host Open Arts Day

The Mosesian Center for the Arts will host Open Arts Day 2017 featuring Kids Really Rock. The free, family-friendly, drop-in open house will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 6, at 321 Arsenal St., Watertown, and offers visual and performing arts workshops, kid-friendly activities and the Kids Really Rock stage with live… Continue reading Mosesian Center to host Open Arts Day

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5 Things to do around Bedford this week

Thursday Night Movie: Moonlight; Thursday April 27 at 6:30 p.m. at Bedford Free Public Library, 7 Mudge Way: A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood… Continue reading 5 Things to do around Bedford this week

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The Lexington Arts and Crafts Society will present “Freedom of Expression,” a ceramics and painters guild showcase. Three things to know:1. The Ceramics and Painters Guilds of LACS join together in presenting “Freedom of Expression,” an exhibition highlighting the best works of artists of both guilds. The paintings feature the artists’ creative arrangements in a… Continue reading

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Peek into hidden corner of Lexington with Open Studios event

Artists throughout Lexington will be opening their doors this weekend for the ninth annual Lexington Open Studios, which will take place on Saturday April 29 and Sunday April 30, beginning at 11 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m. each day.“This will be the ninth year of Lexington Open Studios and it has grown significantly over… Continue reading Peek into hidden corner of Lexington with Open Studios event

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The Cape Ann YMCA recently held its second annual Community Awards Celebration. The following individuals were honored:• Mayor’s Exemplary Youth Award — George and Charles King: Gloucester Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken and Committee of the Arts board member Catherine Ryan recently announced that Gloucester was awarded a statewide grant of $6,620 from the Massachusetts State… Continue reading

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