The Lookout: Photography vaunt explores ‘Creative Wanderings’

November 6, 2014 - Supermoon

The Lookout: Photography vaunt explores Creative Wanderings

The Lookout: Photography vaunt explores ‘Creative Wanderings’

Courtesy photo“Great Egret” by Jim Fenton of Merrimac is featured in a new vaunt opening Sunday during a Joppa Flats Education Center in Newburyport.

The Lookout: Photography vaunt explores Creative Wanderings

The Lookout: Photography vaunt explores ‘Creative Wanderings’

Courtesy image”Supermoon” by Ron Emmerling is partial of a new retrospective of a Newburyport artist’s work. The vaunt opens tonight during Paula Estey Gallery. 

The Lookout: Photography vaunt explores Creative Wanderings

The Lookout: Photography vaunt explores ‘Creative Wanderings’

“The Emperor’s Dragons” is among a pattern by Dale Forbes that will be on arrangement during a Merrimac Library from Nov. 10 by Jan. 22.Courtesy photo

Posted: Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 3:00 am

Updated: 9:28 am, Thu Nov 6, 2014.

The Lookout: Photography vaunt explores ‘Creative Wanderings’

The Lookout Ann Reily

The Daily News of Newburyport

The work of 3 New England inlet and landscape photographers is highlighted in a new vaunt opening this weekend during a Joppa Flats Education Center.

Jim Fenton, Cynthia Perdigao and Scott Snyder are displaying their “Creative Wanderings” by Dec. 28. An opening accepting will be hold Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.

Fention is a Merrimac proprietor and member of a Merrimack Valley Camera Club, where he was named “Photographer of a Year” in 2014. He has won countless awards for his wildlife and landscape photography, and his work with eagles is frequently featured during a Merrimack River Eagle Festival.

Perdigao lives in Topsfield and is also a member of a Merrimack Valley Camera Club. She recently represented Nikon USA during a New England Camera Council Convention, where she spoke on a romantic and storytelling aspects of her macro, landscape and flower photography.

Snyder, formed in Henniker, N.H., strives to constraint a unusual in a typical and a radiant and supernatural in a tiny sum of a any day. He has a prolonged story of sharpened black-and-white film before relocating on to digital in 2006.

For some-more information on a giveaway exhibit, call 978-462-9998 or revisit

Actors Studio facilities one-man play

Veteran actor Charles Van Eman will execute 4 graphic characters who are connected by a shawl in his strange one-man play during The Actors Studio of Newburyport this month.

In “Jack’s Hat,” any male tries to know, and do, a right thing. Through their successes and failures, a assembly member understands a threads of amiability that combine us in a common experience.

Van Eman has countless stage, film and TV behaving credits and will seem in a arriving film “Sea of Trees” with Matthew McConaughey. He has also published dual novels, “On a Way to Pomona” and “The Weight of Loss.”

The play is partial of a Stage Three Workshop Production Series, a veteran museum laboratory knowledge designed to foster a growth of new works. Workshop productions are full-scale in terms of sets, costumes, lighting and staging.

“Jack’s Hat” facilities strange song by Matthew Bernstein and is destined by Suzanne Bryan. Parents are suggested that it contains adult content.

The uncover runs Nov. 7-23, with performances on Fridays and Saturdays during 8 p.m. and Sundays during 5 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors.

The Actors Studio is located in The Tannery Marketplace, 50 Water St., Mill 1, Suite 5. For reservations or some-more information, revisit or call 978-465-1229.

Port chronological figure inspires cantata

A unison during a Custom House Maritime Museum on Saturday night will underline song desirous by Elizabeth Bray’s ancestral journal.

Ensemble Epomeo will perform a universe premiere of composer Thomas Irving Whitman’s “All My Life,” a cantata for soprano and fibre contingent in 6 movements. The square is formed on a stories of Elizabeth Bray, a mom of 3 and mother to Capt. Stephen Bray who over Newburyport 160 years ago to cruise a world. Her journey is accessible in 140 meticulously handwritten pages.

Mezzo-soprano Marie-Annick Beliveau will join a ensemble, that facilities Diane Pascal on violin, David Yang on viola and Kenneth Woods on cello. They will also perform pieces by Krzysztof Penderecki and Beethoven.

The opening starts during 7 p.m. during a museum, 25 Water St., Newburyport. Tickets are $35 and might be indifferent by job 978-462-8681 or dropping by a benefaction shop.

Gallery fetes opening, new exhibit

The Paula Estey Gallery in Newburyport is celebrating both a central grand opening and a opening of a new vaunt this weekend.

“Ribbon Redux” starts this afternoon with a ribbon-cutting during 2 p.m. with Mayor Donna Holaday. Celebrations continue Saturday night during 6 with an artist’s accepting for “Ron Emmerling Redux.”

The vaunt is a multimedia retrospective of Emmerling’s photography, sculpture, collage and stream paintings.

After Emmerling mislaid a use of his right side to a cadence in 2010, he started portrayal for a initial time, regulating his left hand. Estey helped him launch his new career with a successful pop-up salon during a 78-year-old’s Newburyport home final November.

Estey non-stop her gallery during 3 Harris St. 6 months ago. For some-more information, call 978-376-4746, email or revisit

Chorus brings uncover to Byfield

The Treble Chorus of New England will benefaction Henry Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas” during a Byfield Community Arts Center this weekend.

Performed and constructed by a Andover-based chorus’s Hands on Opera! program, a uncover facilities Andover High School students Francesca Lionetta and Nicholas Renton in a lead roles.

Hands on Opera! is a extensive module for immature singers in New England and is dedicated to a rediscovery of opera. Students ages 10 to 18 combine any deteriorate not usually to learn and perform music, though to also turn concerned in a several aspects of theater, including repertoire and try-out preparation, master classes, theatre management, dress and view design, and directing.

Performances are Saturday during 7 p.m. and Sunday during 2 p.m. The humanities core is located during 7 Central St.

Tickets are $16 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. For some-more information, call 978-470-8263 or email

Local artist featured during Merrimac Library

New works by artist Dale Forbes will be on arrangement starting Monday during a Merrimac Public Library.

Forbes began portrayal with acrylics a few years ago, gratifying a lifelong seductiveness in a arts. He is a member of a Newburyport Art Association, where he was partial of a new Fall Members Juried Show. He also won this spring’s art competition for a cover of Strem Chemicals’ 50th anniversary catalog.

Many of Forbes’ paintings gaunt toward a epitome and embody splendid and colorful scenes of people, inlet and water.

An artist’s accepting will be hold Saturday, Nov. 15, from noon to 2 p.m. The vaunt runs by Jan. 22.

The library is located during 86 W. Main St., on Route 110. For some-more information, revisit

Bazaar earnings with holiday theme

More than 80 vendors from opposite a nation will revisit Pettengill Farm in Salisbury this weekend for a initial “Holiday Jubilee” Vintage Bazaar.

Along with antiques, selected finds, repurposed goods, crafts and some-more for sale, a eventuality will underline holiday-themed displays, live music, excellent foods, family-friendly activities and demonstrations.

Special guest Matthew Mead is a obvious stylist, writer, author and former editor of Country Home magazine.

The eventuality runs from 3 to 8 p.m. tomorrow, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $7, with early bird/three-day passes accessible for $18.

Pettengill Farm is located during 45 Ferry Road. For some-more information, revisit

Auctions to advantage song programs

Silent and live auctions tomorrow night will lift income for song in Georgetown schools.

Among a hundreds of equipment adult for bid are Patriots tickets, a Jamaican vacation, museum tickets, film passes, orthodontic care, drink and wine.

Hosted by a Georgetown Music Parents, an all-volunteer group, a eventuality starts during 6:30 p.m. during a Black Swan Country Club, 258 Andover St. The live auction will start around 8.

The dusk will also embody performances by Georgetown students and a series of raffles. Money lifted helps yield song improvement programs, uniforms, margin trips, scholarships, piece song and instruments.

Admission is $15 per chairman or $25 per couple. To squeeze tickets or for some-more information, email or call 978-407-7811. Tickets will also be accessible during a door.

City’s mayors to accumulate tonight

Spend “An Evening With a Mayors” tonight during a Historical Society of Old Newbury.

A row contention in jubilee of Newburyport’s 250th anniversary, a giveaway module will underline stream Mayor Donna Holaday and former mayors Byron Matthews, Lisa Mead, John Moak, Mary Anne Clancy and Chris Sullivan. The judge is Sheriff Frank Cousins Jr., who will start a module with a brief story of a bureau of mayor.

A accepting will start during 6 p.m., with a contention during 6:30. For some-more information, call 978-462-2681 or revisit

Amesbury gallery to horde concert

Music will fill Amesbury’s Blue Wave Art Gallery tomorrow night.

Olivia Brownlee, Jason Novak, Charlie Farr and Kim Snyder will perform a unison from 7:30 to 10 p.m. The uncover is a partnership between a gallery and Flip Flop and Fly Session Makers of Newburyport.

Admission is a suggested concession of $5, and guest are acquire to move their possess beverages.

The gallery is located during 52 Main St. For some-more information, revisit

Volunteers sought for holiday festival

The Sea Festival of Trees needs volunteers to assistance via a 15-day eventuality during a Blue Ocean Event Center during Salisbury Beach.

Positions embody offered raffle tickets, being a festival greeter or tree monitor, and collecting acknowledgment fees. Volunteers are asked to present 3 to 5 hours and should suffer operative with people, be good during following directions and have a ability to perform elementary tasks independently.

Volunteers will accept dual passes to a festival, dining and selling discounts, giveaway refreshments, and a thank-you party.

The festival, a fundraiser for Anna Jaques Hospital and a Salisbury Beach Partnership, will run from Nov. 21 by Dec. 6.

To pointer adult for a proffer shift, hit or 978-462-2512, ext. 145. For some-more information about a festival, revisit or call 978-462-2512.

Author to plead adventures on lake

Longtime Salisbury proprietor Ron Guilmette, a late state trooper, will revisit his alma mater Northern Essex Community College for a book contention on Monday afternoon.

An zealous kayaker, Guilmette recently published “The Islands of Winnipesaukee,” co-authored by his nephew Jay Leccese. The coffee-table book papers a pair’s visits to a 250-plus islands on a New Hampshire lake and includes tone photos and fun facts.

The eventuality starts during noon in a Hartleb Technology Center, 100 Elliott St., Haverhill. A brief signing and accepting will follow Guilmette’s talk.

Guilmette graduated from NECC in 1974 with an associate’s grade in rapist justice. After a successful 32-year career as a military officer and state trooper, he taught criminology courses during a University of Massachusetts Lowell and Merrimack College, where he was also a arch of police. He has a master’s grade from Anna Maria College and is now a alumni-elected member of a Board of Trustees during NECC.

For some-more information, call 978-556-3621 or email

Tree of Light honors desired ones

Anna Jaques Hospital is mouth-watering members of a village to remember desired ones by submitting their names for a Tree of Light.

For a tiny donation, anyone can have a light placed on a tree and a name on a Tree of Light Scroll, that will be displayed in a sanatorium run by a holidays and a website for a year.

The annual Tree of Light Ceremony is set for Monday, Dec. 8, during 5 p.m. A rededication of a Burr family tree will be held, and light refreshments will be served.

A smallest of $5 is requested for any name submitted. Checks might be done payable to a AJH Aid Association and mailed to or forsaken off during a Volunteer Office, 25 Highland Ave., Newburyport, MA 01950.

Submissions contingency be viewed by Nov. 21 to be included.

Haikus a concentration of brown-bag program

Learn all about a renouned Japanese communication form during a module Wednesday during a First Religious Society.

Presenters Ann McCrea and Tom Stites will plead “Haiku: A Spiritual Practice” following a brown-bag lunch during noon in a Lower Meetinghouse, 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport.

Haiku are unrhymed poems recording a hint of a impulse keenly viewed in that inlet is related to tellurian nature. The module will embody readings and explorations of classical and contemporary haiku.

McCrea is an artist and clergyman who writes haiku in tandem with her daily walks. Stites is a widely published publisher and editor who has worked for vital newspapers and tiny magazines.

Admission is free, though guest should move their possess food.

Art sales to assistance NHS seniors

An art auction on Saturday night will advantage a Class of 2015 during Newburyport High School.

Creations from internal artists, students and teachers will be adult for grabs during a Newburyport Art Association, 65 Water St. The dusk starts with a accepting and preview during 6, following a live auction from 7 to 9.

Admission is a suggested concession of $10.

Entertainment and food during 17 State St.

17 State Street Cafe’s “Beats, Burgers and Brews” will underline Hilton Park tomorrow and Thea Hopkins on Saturday.

Hilton Park is an acoustic/vocal family contingent from southern Maine remarkable for earthy, emotionally fluent Americana, folk and blues music.

Hopkins is an Americana songwriter who recently returned from her second debate of England in 10 months. One of her songs, “Jesus is on a Wire,” was accessible by Peter, Paul Mary in 2004 and again in 2010.

Both shows start during 8 p.m. during a downtown Newburyport restaurant.


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