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    July 21, 2022. the ptownie dispatch!

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    July 21, 2022

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    Mack’nifique: Featuring Mackenzie & Her Dolls

    Thursdays at 9:30pm thru September, 2022 at Crown & Anchor

    From the kaleidoscope mind of Mackenzie, comes Provincetown’s first ALL local, queer, body-positive burlesque experience, Mack’nifique!

    Bringing the body, glamor, camp and spice, Mack’nifique will flirt, dazzle and dance with all your senses. Mackenzie and her dolls are sure to please in this intimate and sexy weekly fantasy. The summer may be hot, but it’s even hotter with Mack’nifique!

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    All-Women’s Sunset Dune Tour

    Friday July 22, 2022 at 6:00pm at Art’s Dune Tours

    “The highlight of our vacation!” Take our just-us-women, chartered, 4×4 driving tour of the breathtaking Art’s Dune Tours dunes of the Cape Cod National Seashore dunes, then watch the sun set over the ocean. Beverages and lite bites served.

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    GLAD Summer Party

    Saturday July 23, 2022 at 4:00pm at Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum

    GLAD is returning to Provincetown in person for the social event of the season! Join us for a delicious taste of summer, a gorgeous view with your safety in mind, and an opportunity to support GLAD’s transformative mission.

    Featuring celebrity emcee Varla Jean Merman. Honoring Byllye Avery and Ngina Lythcott, lifelong national leaders for reproductive justice, civil rights, and health equity and rnaged, committed civic leaders in Provincetown.
    Get your tickets today!

    Dyke Dock

    Sunday July 24, 2022 at Provincetown Brewery & Co. at 4:00pm

    A party celebrating WOMEN! The PBC Dunk the Dyke tank!

    Hosted by Kristen Becker and Anne Attalla with jams by the hottest KTExtinction. Partial Proceeds will go to Womencrafts. We’ll also be raffling 2 more tickets to Ani DiFranco’s upcoming show at Payomet. Artist Melissa Wilkinson, who just showed at Art Gaysel and On Center Gallery, is donating a piece of art to raffle. Coast Provincetown is donating 2 scooters for 24 hours to raffle. Partial Raffle proceeds will go Abortion Access Front.

    See what’s going on at Provincetown Brewing Co.

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    Napi Van Dereck – The Way It Used To Was

    Like his collection of Provincetown art, Anton Napi Van Dereck was a “uniquer.” Although born in Chicago, Napi was conceived in Provincetown on Captain Jack’s Wharf and even bumped into Bette Davis while in his mother’s womb at the Barnstormers’ Theater.

    Happy Cosmosis, M.J.A., November 25 2015 A.D.

    Michael J. Andrews: We Are All Connected

    Right here, shadowed in the midst of our highly visible art community, tucked away in a common, peculiar Provincetown way, we have nurtured a self-taught artist, unknown to the public and the world: Michael J. Andrews.

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    Where to Park in Provincetown

    For those bringing a car into town, Provincetown parking can be a bit challenging at times, especially during the busy summer season. Here is ptownie’s breakdown of where to park your car in Provincetown.

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