Blogs

  • From Whaling Capital to Whale Conservation

    Posted: April 11th 2014 @11:17 AM

    There’s a new exhibition at the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum called Forgotten Port: Provincetown’s Whaling Heritage, and no matter whether you’re a native, a washashore, or a visitor, there’s something there for you. It details the story of how Provincetown …

     
  • Martin Sherman’s BENT at the Provincetown Theater

    Posted: March 17th 2014 @9:02 AM

    Michael Steers’ production of Bent at the Provincetown Theater takes its audience—irrespective of sexual preferences—to places that no one wants to go, and does so with refinement, dignity, and—occasionally—humor. Bent targets everyone: it questions the meaning of self, it examines how …

     
  • The Everyday Excellence Awards

    Posted: March 4th 2014 @11:44 PM

    Why do award shows mean so much to us? The Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild, the Grammys, the Oscars, it’s as if our world comes screeching to a halt once that red carpet rolls out. We sit awestruck, watching …

     
  • Review: The Monuments Men

    Posted: February 15th 2014 @10:29 AM

    I will admit it: I’m a little obsessed with World War Two. I have some good reasons for it (I grew up in France and all of my father’s side of the family was affected by the war, some in …

     
  • Gregory Lenz, Provincetown Photographer

    Posted: February 13th 2014 @5:09 PM

    I knew that I was in love with Gregory Lenz’s work from the first moment I saw it on Facebook. Other artists in Provincetown talk about the light; Gregory captures it. His photographs call to a dreamland where light is …

     
  • Peter Hutchinson

    Posted: February 4th 2014 @8:12 PM

    I was thrilled to have Peter Hutchinson on my show last Thursday! We have been friends for several years, and I’ve always admired many things about him—his vast knowledge of arcane subject matter, his writing, his reading, his music, and …

     
  • Women Roar, Even When They Cook

    Posted: January 29th 2014 @11:30 PM

        When I was 7, I thought I could rule the world. My mother, Harriet, had told me that we were from the tribe of Judah. How she knew this, thousands of years later, I don’t know; it’s amazing …

     
  • Book Review: The World Wreckers (Marion Zimmer Bradley)

    Posted: January 28th 2014 @5:12 PM

    My friend Dianne Kopser is an avid reader—a woman truly after my own heart! So I invited her to do a guest post here and talk about one of the few genres I don’t read—science fiction: “Darkover, a cold planet with …

     
  • Book Review: Trans-Siberian Express

    Posted: January 12th 2014 @12:20 PM

    I’m a sucker for trains, so I was attracted to the Trans-Siberian Express by its title alone. But Adler—best known for his examination of the inner working of human nature—shows here that not only can he handle thrillers, he’s able …

     
  • Merry Kitschmas to ALL

    Posted: December 23rd 2013 @10:18 AM

    I like to think of being Jewish as a marathon sport. I can dole out a soul-crushing guilt complex, shot-put-style, successfully match-make without meeting the intendeds and turn dinner for two into a fridge full of leftovers. I am Jewish …