Essex Art Center Presents Short Film & Jazz Festival

Art is created through connection — connection with subjects and mediums, connection with an audience and connection with collaborators. Connection, in turn, yields its own rewards; on Saturday, Aug. 26 in the Bell Tower Courtyard of the Essex Art Center (60 Island Street in Lawrence, Mass. — rain location inside the Everett Mills), the reward… Read More

Digital Manager

Art with Heart – Essex Arts Center

If you happened to be driving down Essex Street in Lawrence last summer, you might have spotted a group of high school students painting a mural depicting giant strawberries, green plantains, quenepas and a woman’s face lighting up with a broad smile. A few buckets of paint, a heap of artistic talent, and a lot… Read More

Debbie Hagen

Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend – 8/17/17

ONE: If you haven’t yet visited Coffee & Cotton, you’re missing out on one of the coolest places to chill in Lowell. A good incentive to start going: tomorrow’s Sips & Dips event, where the Mill No. 5 café will pour their first sips of local craft beers and wines and unveil a new nighttime… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

Tupelo Honey

Beloved New Hampshire Music Venue Retains Intimate Feel in New, Larger Location. When Scott Hayward was thinking of opening Tupelo Music Hall in 2004, people in the live music world told him he was making a mistake. At the time, the traditional model was to put live music into distinct categories. There were jazz clubs,… Read More

Doug Sparks
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