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September 2019

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

September 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - July 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Addison Gallery of American Art, 180 Main St
Andover, Massachusetts 01810
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Focusing on the 19th century, an era that witnessed both the extreme and violent exploitation of the land and its peoples and the birth of a modern conservation movement, this exhibition will unfold chronologically and move from New England to the West. Paintings, works on paper, sculptures, photographs, and decorative arts by artists both familiar…

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The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

September 1 @ 10:00 am - December 15 @ 5:00 pm
Addison Gallery of American Art, 180 Main St
Andover, Massachusetts 01810
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The works in this exhibition speak to the complexity and ambiguity of artistic identity in the British colonies of northeastern North America during the long 18th century and to the difficulty of defining the boundaries of American art. Separated from their English homeland by the vast Atlantic Ocean, colonists nevertheless participated in a dynamic economic…

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George Washington: American Icon

September 1 @ 10:00 am - November 15 @ 5:00 pm
Addison Gallery of American Art, 180 Main St
Andover, Massachusetts 01810
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George Washington, political leader, military general, statesman, Founding Father, planter, denture wearer, cherry-tree chopper, first president of the United States is perhaps the first multi-hyphenate celebrity. Washington was also a prolific slaveholder who, at the time of his death in 1799, owned 317 men, women, and children. Drawn from the Addison’s collection of Washingtoniana, this…

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Sohier/Hilliard: Our Parents, Ourselves

September 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - January 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Fitchburg Art Museum, 185 Elm St
Fitchburg, MA 01420 United States
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Photographers David Hilliard and Sage Sohier have each documented a parent over the course of decades. Since the 1990s, Hilliard has intermittently photographed his father, addressing intimacy, aging, father-son bonds, and masculinity.

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TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS

September 11 @ 12:00 am - October 6 @ 12:00 am
Merrimack Repertory Theatre, 50 E Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852 United States
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“A theatrical hug for turbulent times!” (Variety). Writer Cheryl Strayed answered hundreds of letters for two years with surprising candor and an often bruising, brutal honesty as an advice columnist. The stage adaptation of her memoir, Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar, is a hopeful and heartbreaking tribute to the…

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The Wizard of Oz

September 13 @ 12:00 am - October 6 @ 12:00 am
Palace Theater, 80 Hanover St
Manchester, NH 03101 United States
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We’re off to see the Wizard! This iconic masterpiece, developed from the popular MGM screenplay, contains all your favorite characters and beloved songs from the Oscar-winning movie score, such as "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and "We're Off To See the Wizard". Follow Dorothy and Toto over the rainbow to Oz in this rollicking musical adventure…

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Adria Arch: Reframing Eleanor

September 21 @ 11:00 am - November 10 @ 5:00 pm
Fitchburg Art Museum, 185 Elm St
Fitchburg, MA 01420 United States
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Explore a pop-up installation that will respond to the Evoking Eleanor exhibition, reflecting on Fitchburg Art Museum founder, Eleanor Norcross, as a painter and collector.

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David Katz: Earth Wares

September 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - January 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Fitchburg Art Museum, 185 Elm St
Fitchburg, MA 01420 United States
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David Katz sees the vast array of ceramic history as a mosaic of cultural innovation and tradition. His sculptures and installation at the Fitchburg Art Museum are inspired by the formal traditions of vessels produced in geographic regions ranging from China to Peru. The sculptures on view draw from a selection of traditions fluidly joined…

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Summit to End Youth Homelessness

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
The UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, 50 Warren St
Lowell, Massachusetts 01852
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Come join our staff, youth and young adults, and community leaders as we report back to the community on our progress and next steps to end youth homelessness in Lowell. Our community has made important progress working together over the past year, and we have many people to thank and acknowledge for their support and…

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Free Event Celebrates Cambodian Culture, Experience

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
University Crossing, 220 Pawtucket St
Lowell, MA 01854 United States
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Rekindling the Light of Khmer Arts, a free event for the university community and public, will celebrate Cambodian culture with a reading from acclaimed author Alan Lightman whose Harpswell Foundation works to empower the next generation of women in Southeast Asia and a preview of a documentary about Cambodian dance by UMass Lowell student Chummeng…

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Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Mill No. 5, 250 Jackson Street
Lowell, MA 01852 United States
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Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) and The Luna Theater will present a free screening of the critically acclaimed music documentary Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 23, at The Luna at Mill No. 5, 250 Jackson Street, in downtown Lowell. The film is an introduction to the…

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The Salvation Army Haverhill Corps 135th Anniversary Celebration

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
The Salvation Army, 395 Main Street
Haverhill, MA 01830 United States
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Celebrate the 135th anniversary of Salvation Army's Haverhill Corps, featuring special guests Mayor James J. Fiorentini and General Secretary Major Marcus Jugenheimer

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Preparing for Retirement

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Firehouse Center for the Arts, Market Square
Newburyport, Massachusetts 01950
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Firehouse Center for the Arts is holding a special seminar, Preparing for Retirement, hosted by local financial advisor and Firehouse sponsor, Nathaniel Tilton, of Tilton Wealth Management. The evening will include light hors d'oeuvres and wine, and will be conducted in the NAID (upstairs) lobby of the Firehouse Center for the Arts on Tuesday, September…

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Lawrence Walking Tour: Immigration: The Fabric that Holds Lawrence Together

September 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Lawrence Heritage Park, 1 Jackson St
Lawrence, MA 01840 United States
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Rich Padova, an instructor in the Global Studies Department and a summer historical tour interpreter at Lawrence Heritage State Park, will lead a short walking tour in Lawrence's historic mill district along with a visit to the museum at Lawrence Heritage Park. Rain or shine.

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Ribbon Cutting & Open House – Alex Anthony Music

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Grog Restaurant, 13 Middle St
Newburyport, MA 01950 United States
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lease join the Greater Newburyport Chamber in a celebratory ribbon cutting and open house to welcome our new Chamber member, Alex Anthony Music. Raised on the North Shore and a Newburyport resident, Alex Anthony started the band 7 Mile Drive in 2009 where they toured most of New England, including the famed listening room Middle…

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Film Screening of Nature: A Walking Play

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd
Concord, Massachusetts 01742
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The Concord Museum and The Old Manse welcome you a screening of Nature: A Walking Play (TigerLion Arts), which tells the story of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David ThoreauÕs friendship. The film documents the unique outdoor play which captures the complex relationship between these two characters and nature itself. Following the screening, the audience…

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Red Hot Chilli Pipers

September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover Street
Manchester, New Hampshire 03101
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It's The Red Hot Chilli PIPERS  (NOT the Peppers!) -- a 9-piece ensemble consisting of pipers, guitarists, keyboards, and drummers -- who have been rocking the world from New York to Beijing to Melbourne and everywhere in between with musicianship of the highest order and a passion for pipes that will leave you breathless. The…

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Stephen Kennedy Smith to Talk at the Annual Lowell Celebrating Recovery Breakfast Sponsored by Lowell House Addiction and Recovery

September 26 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
The UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, 50 Warren St
Lowell, Massachusetts 01852
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Join the Lowell House family, friends, staff and stakeholders on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center in Lowell from 7:30 Ð 9:00 AM.

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2019 Annual Food, Wine, Beer Pairing and Silent Auction

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Black Swan Country Club, 258 Andover St
Georgetown, Massachusetts 01833
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ickets are now available for Cruising the High Seas, the 2019 Annual Food, Wine, Beer Pairing and Silent Auction to be held on Thursday, September 26, from 5:30 Ð 8:30 p.m. at the Black Swan Country Club in Georgetown, MA. All proceeds from this event directly support patients and families from throughout the region receiving…

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Links of Hope

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Blue Ocean Music Hall, 4 Oceanfront North
Salisbury, MA 01952
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Join Link House Inc. as they honor those impacted by substance use disorder and offer hope toÊindividuals and their families on their recovery journey. Guests and speakers include Governor Charlie Baker,ÊComedian Jimmy Tingle,ÊSenior Director of External Affairs at Dartmouth-HitchcockÊJohn Broderick,ÊGreater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry President/CEO & Former Essex County SheriffÊFrank Cousins Jr.Êand more.

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