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    Art We Love – More than Meets the Eye
    Art
    Art We Love – More than Meets the Eye
    The first impression a piece of art makes when you walk into a gallery can be thrilling.  But sometimes what’s even more exciting is discovering that what you see up close is not at all what you thought you saw from afar. All of the pieces here had that...
    History
    The Lemonade Girl
    For more years than many of us can remember, summers in Provincetown weren’t complete without the sight of a little girl walking up and down Commercial Street, calling out in a lovely singsong voice, “Lemonade! Fifty cents! Lemonade!” That little girl...
    Entertainment
    Off With Their Heads! The Revolutionists at the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater
    It is a sad fact that history is always written by the winners, and for many centuries that has meant it’s written by men. The frustrations women feel when they realize their stories aren’t being told, remembered, and celebrated come to the fore in...
    Books
    Scholarly Foremothers: Review of Yale Needs Women
    I have to admit as a Yalie myself (albeit from the less rarefied air of one of the graduate schools) I was eager to read about how Yale welcomed women scholars and … oh, right. It didn’t. In the summer of 1969, from big cities to small towns, young women...
    Entertainment
    A pirate, a witch, and a lot of fun: *From the Heart of the Wreck* at Cape Rep
    Cape Rep Theatre has a tradition of staging geographically and culturally relevant plays—plays about the fishing industry, plays about Cape Cod history—and its world premiere of From the Heart of the Wreck adds a new star to that firmament. The story...
    Reviews
    When You Can’t Look Away: Frozen at the Harbor Stage
    One has to start with a trigger warning: Bryony Lavery’s play Frozen could be quite difficult for some people to watch, dealing as it does—intimately—with pedophilia and serial murder. None of that is immediately obvious to the audience; as the play...
    Entertainment
    Revisiting Groundbreaking Theatre: Jerker
    It’s a story far too familiar to a Provincetown audience: casual intimacy and death by plague. But Robert Chesley’s Jerker manages to explain and defy both in ways that aren’t immediately obvious—and ultimately quite poignant. The story is simple: JR...
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