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March 6, 2014

The Lookout: Bird photographer to share ‘Epic Adventures’

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Rubin is also the author of “Confederancy of Silence: A True Tale of the New Old South,” about his experience as a reporter in Greenwood, Miss. He lives in New York and Maine.

For more information, call 603-474-2044.

OpArt works featured at Port bank

An exhibit of work from OpArt artists is on display through the month of March at The Provident Bank’s Newburyport branch.

An artists’ reception will be held Thursday, March 13, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the bank, 66 Storey Ave.

OpArt is a partnership between the Newburyport Art Association and Opportunity Works, a Newburyport-based social service agency that helps provide jobs and skills to developmentally challenged adults. The art education outreach program encourages and supports individuals with disabilities to explore the creative process.

The exhibit may be viewed during normal bank hours, which are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, call 978-225-1401.

Klezmer violinist to play in Newburyport

The fifth annual Boston Jewish Music Festival will make a Newburyport stop tonight, when renowned violinist Yaeko Mirando Elmaleh and her quintet will perform.

The group will play at 8 p.m. at Congregation Ahavas Achim, 531/2 Washington St.

Elmaleh is best known as the violinist of the internationally renowned Klezmer Conservatory Band. She began violin lessons at the age of 3 and later studied at the New England Conservatory. She has performed at major venues throughout the world.

The quintet performs a cross-cultural mix of world music, including klezmer, Moroccan, Greek and Arabic. The other members are bassist Ehud Ettun, accordionist Michael McLaughlin, drummer Grant Smith and guitarist/mandolinist Brandon Seabrook.

Tickets to tonight’s concert are $20 at the door. For more information about the music festival, which runs through March 28, visit www.bostonjewishmusicfestival.org.

Ceramics featured in NAA display

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