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Week of March 22nd. The ptownie Dispatch!

2001: A Space Odyssey March 22 at 7:30 pm at Schoolhouse It's Thursday again and that means another movie night from WOMR. This weeks selection is 1968 Sci-Fi Film "2001: A Space Odyssey". This marks the 50th Anniversary of the movie directed by Stanley Kubrick....

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Season Kicks Off Saturday

The Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum opens for the 2018 season on Saturday and will waive admission on the first day. The museum will feature more than 40 events this year and will offer free admission on Wednesday’s from 5 to 7 p.m. between May 30 and August...

Losses at Herring Cove Beach Continue

PROVINCETOWN — A retreat from the water’s edge at Herring Cove Beach continues, given severe erosion in the last year. At least 56 feet of the northernmost beachfront — from where cars park to what was once the top of a dune — has slipped away, said Karst Hoogeboom ,...

ptownie Profiles

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Meet Chip Capelli!

“I was probably,” remembers Provincetown accountant Chip Capelli, “the only kid in America to be told to stop reading and go outside. My mother used to say to me, You’re not going to come home and just sit inside and read!” It’s a telling picture. Growing up in a...

Meet Christine McCarthy!

It was her grandmother’s influence, in part, that led PAAM executive director Chris McCarthy to Provincetown. “She very insistent that arts—museums, theater, opera—should be a significant part of our lives,” she remembers. “She encouraged me to study languages and...

Meet the Shor Guys!

Both Kevin Miller and Herbert Acevedo have always been passionate about creating beautiful spaces. They used to live and work in Marblehead, with a weekend retreat in Wellfleet, but by 2005 had had enough of the commute: it was time to move to the Cape for good. Kevin...

2018 Provincetown Guide

View From the Wharf

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The View from the Wharf: Creative Provincetown

I’m the first to admit it: I’m deplorable at titles. It’s something of a handicap for a writer, certainly for one who does a fair amount of marketing writing in order to pay the rent. Others come up with pithy and clever taglines, titles, and headlines, and when they...

The View From The Wharf: The Ptown Colony in Winter

Provincetown, as we keep telling people, is the oldest continuously operating art colony in North America. This is where plein-air painting really took off. This is where mudheads and white-line printing came to life. This is where people like Henry Hensche and Hans...

The View From The Wharf: Is Provincetown Ready?

There’s a phrase that originated with Navy SEALS: embrace the suck. It’s the practice of moving toward, rather than away from, situations and thoughts that make you uncomfortable. The concept is those situations are always going to be part of life, and we make them...

In the Knows

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Tennessee Williams Birthday Bash

Sunday, March 25, 4pm to 6pm: Party at Provincetown’s Pilgrim House (Sage Inn) celebrates Williams’ 107th birthday. Proceeds will benefit the 13th annual Festival September 27-30, 2018 The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival is pleased to announce the...

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