The Guilty Pleasures of Sweeney Todd

The Guilty Pleasures of Sweeney Todd

Sometimes the best stories are the tried-and-true ones. In London of the 1840s, “penny dreadfuls” offered Victorian readers a cheap escape into a world of ghoulish murder and gruesome violence, twisted guilty pleasures. One such story was that of a barber who murdered...
It’s All About the High Notes at WOMR

It’s All About the High Notes at WOMR

There might not be a lot of opera going on in Provincetown itself, but thanks to Cape Cod’s only community radio station, that doesn’t mean you have to be deprived! WOMR offers opera every week, so check it out! Broadcasts begin at 2pm except where noted.  ...
Come to This Cabaret!

Come to This Cabaret!

Okay. Let’s get this out of the way immediately: there are simply not enough superlatives in the English language to describe the Peregrine Theatre Ensemble’s production of Cabaret. Anything written here is a poor reflection of this brilliant theatrical performance…...
17th Century Swedish Naval Vessel Coming to Provincetown

17th Century Swedish Naval Vessel Coming to Provincetown

PROVINCETOWN – “Kalmar Nyckel,” the full-scale replica of a 17th century Swedish naval vessel of Delaware, arrives in Provincetown later this month for day and evening sails from MacMillan Pier. This unique hands-on experience offers adventure and education, allowing...
Provincetown Photo, July 12, 2019

Provincetown Photo, July 12, 2019

Provincetown photo of the week for July 12, 2019 by Carlisle Stockton (www.StocktonPhoto.com) If you would like to submit a photo please email info@ptownie.com and photo credit will be given, of course.
Provincetown History Snippet: Useless and Ridiculous

Provincetown History Snippet: Useless and Ridiculous

During the Civil War, two defensive batteries were built on Long Point to protect Provincetown’s valuable harbor from a possible Confederate blockade. The batteries were essential: Provincetown had strategic importance for the war and both the fishing fleet and the...
Herring Cove Lot in Provincetown Gets New Life

Herring Cove Lot in Provincetown Gets New Life

PROVINCETOWN — After an extensive renovation project the north beach access and parking lot of Herring Cove officially reopened following a ribbon-cutting ceremony early Monday. The $3.3 million rebuilding of the eroding parking area was “truly a collaborative...
Week of July 10th. The ptownie dispatch!

Week of July 10th. The ptownie dispatch!

MaleCall: Enchanted Wood Tuesday through Saturday at 10:00 pm at Post Office Cabaret All-male risqué dance performance echoing 2019 Carnival theme. Ultra Violet Waves IV Boat Cruise July 13, 2019 from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm at 3 Freeman St. Wear all-white for the UV...
You’ll Die Laughing at Murder For Two

You’ll Die Laughing at Murder For Two

It’s a comedy. It’s a musical. It’s a vaudeville production. It’s a mystery. It’s Murder for Two, playing at the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater through July 27, and it’s a wacky, playful, wondrous romp through the staid drawing-room murder genre by two piano-playing...
Buttigieg Rally in Provincetown Tonight!

Buttigieg Rally in Provincetown Tonight!

Mayor Pete Buttigieg will hold a public rally at Provincetown Town Hall tonight at the beginning of Camp Lightbulb’s annual variety show, which he’ll stay to attend. Tickets are required and the event is sold out, but you still might get a glimpse of...
Provincetown History Snippet: Church, Museum…. Library?

Provincetown History Snippet: Church, Museum…. Library?

The building that is now the Provincetown Public Library started out in 1860 as the Center Methodist Episcopal Church, and was already famous: with a 900-person capacity, it was the United States’ largest Methodist church! The church was abandoned and then sold in...
Provincetown Photo, July 5, 2019

Provincetown Photo, July 5, 2019

Provincetown photo of the week for July 5, 2019 by Carlisle Stockton (www.StocktonPhoto.com) If you would like to submit a photo please email info@ptownie.com and photo credit will be given, of course.
Week of July 3rd. The ptownie dispatch!

Week of July 3rd. The ptownie dispatch!

Guided Seal Walk July 3, 2019 from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm at The Center for Coastal Studies Every Wednesday evening visit local seal with the Center for Coastal Studies. Steve Grand July 2, 2019 through September 5, 2019 at The Provincetown Art House We love Steve’s...
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