, Newburyport, MA


May 2, 2013

Lookout: Watercolorists host show in Newbury

A group of local watercolorists will hang an exhibit of their work at the Newbury Town Library. The show, which opened yesterday, continues through June 1.

The public can attend an opening reception with the artists tonight from 7 to 9 in the library’s meeting room.

The featured paintings include landscapes, seascapes and still lifes.

‘Sing-along-a-Grease’ comes to Newburyport

“Grease” is the word at the Firehouse Center in Newburyport tomorrow.

After last winter’s blizzard forced the cancellation of “Sing-a-long-a Grease,” the interactive show will go on. Audiences are invited to come to the Firehouse tomorrow, beginning at 7 p.m., to watch the famous movie on the big screen.

Similar to other interactive shows, such as the “Sing-along-a-Sound of Music” that came to Newburyport last year, the festivities include a free goody bag and assistance by the show’s master of ceremonies who will offer some tips — such as how best to hand-jive — while also directing the audience as they sing along to the popular lyrics and comment along with John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and the rest of the T-Birds and Pink Ladies.

A costume competition will be held, so participants should come dressed in their best 1950s, Rydell High School garb, from poodle skirts to powder pink bomber jackets, chiffon scarves and skinny ties.

Tickets are $24 for adults, $22 for seniors and students. To purchase, call 978-462-7336, or go online at

Nocera plays at 17 State St. Cafe

Singer/songwriter Josef Nocera will play at 17 State Street Cafe in Newburyport tomorrow night, beginning at 7 p.m. Nocera performs original songs, as well as covers of artists from the 1950s and 1960s. On Saturday, Dave Blakeslee and Michael Pellecchia will give a jazz performance from 7 to 9 p.m.

‘The Spider and the Mouse’ at Actors Studio

Text Only | Photo Reprints

Special Features
AP Video
Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
Special Features