Northshore Magazine

May / June 2015

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86 | MAY + JUNE 2015 nshoremag.com 7 American Epics: Thomas Benton and Hollywood J U N E 6 – S E P T E M B E R 7 See the evolution of Thomas Benton's art- work and witness the effect the silent film industry had on his illus- trations and paintings. Call for museum hours. Admis- sion $18 (adults); $15 (seniors); $10 (students); free (Salem residents), Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., Salem, 866-745-1876, pem.org 8 Salem Arts Festival J U N E 5 – 7 Celebrate all types of art forms at Salem's Sixth Annual Arts Festi- val. Observe as the city reveals its abundance of sheer talent. Enjoy painting, photography, sculpture, dance, music, writing, film, new media, performance, theatre, culinary arts, and more. See schedule for details. Free, Downtown Salem, 32 Derby Sq., Salem, 978-744-0004 (x15), salemartsfestival.com 4 Mother's Day Afternoon Tea M A Y 9 Treat mom to a deli- cious meal and excep- tional tea while enjoying the quaint and his- toric environment of the Wenham Tea House. 3 p.m. Tickets $35, Wenham Tea House, 4 Monument St., Wenham, 978-468-1398, wenhamteahouse.com 5 Edwin McCain M A Y 1 5 Jam out to the music of folk-pop singer-song- writer Edwin McCain. Known for his hit single "I'll Be," the artist has rocked his way to the top of the charts. 8 p.m. Tickets $25–$39, Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main St., Rockport, 978-546- 7391, rockportmusic.org 1 Guest Choreography Series V M A Y 1 – 2 Experience an exclusive performance by Endi- cott College's Repertory Dance Ensemble, led by professor Nicole Sao-Pedro Welch. Set by various guest choreogra- phers, including Danielle Davidson, Stephanie Heroux, Tennille Hahn, and Joseph Jefferies of the Boston Ballet, the show is sure to invigor- ate mind and soul. 7:30 p.m. May 2 at 2 p.m. Tickets $10, Manninen Center for the Arts, Endicott College, 376 Hale St., Beverly, 978-998- 7700, calendar.endicott.edu 2 America the Beautiful M A Y 3 See Symphony by the Sea perform a delightful 90- minute set with flutist Paula Robison. Prepare for an afternoon filled with orchestral American pride. 3 p.m. Tickets $35 (adults); $5 (students), Firehouse Center for the Arts, Market Sq., Newburyport, 978-462-7336, firehouse.org 3 Crafts in the Park M A Y 9 Take a peek at Ando- ver's oldest juried craft fair, where unique and original craftsmanship is the theme. The event will be held rain or shine. 10 a.m. Free. 34 Bartlet St., Andover, 978-683-7268, craftsinthepark.com 6 Motif #1 Day M A Y 1 6 Join the festivities as downtown Rockport comes alive with music, art, dance, and poetry in celebration of the town's most painted icon and the arts com- munity that surrounds it. Book-making work- shops, aerial perfor- mances, films, food booths, plus so much more will be part of the fun. There is also a 5K race starting at 9 a.m. 10 a.m. Free. rockportartfestivals.com agenda 9 St. Peter's Fiesta J U N E 2 4 – 2 8 Help the Italian Ameri- can community of Gloucester honor the Feast Day of patron saint fishermen St. Peter, with a grand five-day festival that attracts people from around the country. See schedule for details. Free, St. Peter's Sq., Corner of Washington St. and Main St., Gloucester, 978-375-2542, stpetersfiesta.org 10 Celtic Woman J U N E 2 8 Catch a concert of Celtic Woman's 10th Anniversary Celebra- tion World Tour right in Lynn, and experi- ence an enchantingly haunting performance by these gifted women. 3 p.m. Tickets $55–$110, 3 City Hall Sq., Lynn, 781-599-7469, lynnauditorium.com Clockwise, Guest Choreography Series V; Thomas Benton; and Edwin McCain

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