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March 28, 2013

Lookout: Art students earn honors at competition

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Beginning at 7 p.m., Greenlaw will discuss the story of “Lifesaving Lessons,” and the formation of a family between herself and Mariah, a young teenage girl in need. The memoir differs from the previous books written by Greenlaw, America’s only female swordfishing captain.

Greenlaw is the author of three autobiographical bestsellers, two mysteries and two cookbooks.

Actors Studio hosts Girls’ Night Out Quartet

The Actors Studio of Newburyport is concluding its celebration of Women’s History Month with a performance by the Girls’ Night Out Quartet on Saturday.

The group, which consists of four members of the ’80s band Girls Night Out, will entertain with a mix of funk, blues, classic rock, and “’60s Girl Group” songs.

The show begins at 8 p.m. at the Tannery theater, 50 Water St., Mill 1, Suite 5, Newburyport. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. To order, call 978-465-1229 or visit www.newburyportacting.org.

Music at 17 State Street

The Newburyport restaurant, 17 State Street Cafe, will host two performers this weekend as part of their “Beats, Burgers and Brews” entertainment.

Tomorrow night from 7 to 9 p.m., the duo Will and Emily will perform various cover songs, as well as original music. The pair began playing together in 2004 after meeting at Berklee College of Music in Boston. On Saturday, folk musician Dan Blakeslee will share his country tunes from 7 to 9 p.m.

‘Egg Drop-Palooza’ in Amesbury

Lucy’s Love Bus will host a ‘Helicopter Egg-Drop Palooza’ on Saturday.

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., families can head to Amesbury Sports Park for a day full of festivities, including helicopter rides, pony rides, raffles, face painting, hair art, food and photos with the Easter Bunny. There will be a Bunny Hop dance-off at 12:45 p.m. followed by performances by the local band, The Brew, at 1 p.m., Mateo & Kitarah at 2:15, and AHMIR at 3.

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