Learning that small passenger ships were again sailing the Great Lakes from Toronto to Chicago was, for me, akin to discovering a new American coastline had been found.
"Last year, there were 30 voyages through the Great Lakes carrying 6,000 passengers, and that is expected to double in 2019," says Heidi Allison, president of CruiseComplete. Read More >>
Tedesco Duo in Shirley on Aug. 17SHIRLEY —The Tedesco Duo will play at Shirley Meeting House on Saturday, Aug. 17, starting at 7 p.m.
The Tedesco Duo — Arielle Burke on flute and Catherine O'Kelly on guitar — has been praised for their communicative playing and for performing a repertoire that is colorful and spirited. Read More >>
Gavin DeGraw makes his Lowell Summer Music Series debut with a Friday night show at Boarding House Park, but it also marks his return to Lowell after a nearly 14-year hiatus.
DeGraw played the Tsongas Arena (as the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell was known back then) in December 2005 as part of the KISS 108 FM Jingle Ball concert. Read More >>
August is Textile Month in Lowell, with various galleries and museums showcasing all manner of quilts and fiber exhibits in America's original Mill City. Several are hosting receptions this Saturday.
It's "Fabrication of Imagination 2019" at the Arts League of Lowell's ALL Gallery on Market Street. Read More >>
"Jersey Boys," the unforgettable musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, is on stage through Sept. 1 at North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly.
Performed in the round, the Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of four guys from North Jersey, who were just that — Jersey boys — until they sang their very first note. Read More >>
I've added a new destination to my Bucket List: Leonardo da Vinci's long-lost and now revived vineyard in Milan.
Yes, the 16th-century genius in art and science was also a vintner. He loved wine and, ever the visionary, wrote about its health benefits as the "divine juice of the grape. Read More >>
It's a big weekend for major shows opening at two regional art venues — Fitchburg Art Museum and Lowell's Brush Art Gallery and Studios.
At the FAM, it's an art embarrassment of riches with three shows opening Friday, June 21. Read More >>