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ptownie’s 2018 Guide to Provincetown Now Available!

ptownie, your community media company, has published our free guide with insider tips for the best of summer 2018! Click here to access the Summer 2018 ptownie Guide to Provincetown! ptownie staff created the publication less as an all-encompassing guide and more as...

Twenty Summers, Harbor Stage Announce Seasons

The fifth season of Twenty Summers in Provincetown will bring a month of art, concerts and conversations to the Hawthorne Barn, including singer-songwriter Dar Williams and actor/singer/author Alan Cumming interviewing fashion designer/entertainer Isaac Mizrahi. The...

Pride Begins in Provincetown

No one knows exactly when the first gay kiss was planted in America, but if one had to guess, Provincetown might be the best answer to come across your lips. Known for years as the epicenter of America’s gay scene, Provincetown holds the past and the future in a...

ptownie Profiles

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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...

Meet Ric Ide!

Ric Ide started out on the other end of the camera. “When I was in my early twenties, I did some fashion modeling for a while,” he remembers. “I was working for amazing photographers and got a real sense from them of what they were looking for. It inspired me. The...

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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