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April 17, 2014

The Lookout: Award-winning Boston singer to perform at the Firehouse

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Glee Club is led by Johanna Hoyt Kimball, who teaches music at Cashman School in Amesbury and The Musical Suite in Newburyport, and Julie Pike Edmond, who teaches ballet, creative movement, modern dance and jazz at The Dance Place in Newburyport, Ipswich Moving Company and The Governor’s Academy in Byfield.

Tuition for the program is $135 per student, and enrollment is limited.

To register, call 978-499-9931 or email janice@firehouse.org. More information, including downloadable forms, is available online at www.firehouse.org.

Reading the focus of library exhibit

Two local artists have joined forces to make “Reading Come Alive” at the GAR Memorial Library in West Newbury.

Designed to enhance children’s (and adults’) reading interests, the show features storytelling paintings by Leslie Beauregard and soft-sculpture puppets by Barb Harrold.

A “Meet & Greet” with the artists and puppets will be held next Thursday, April 24, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The display is on view through May in the Exhibit Room, just opposite the circulation desk. The library, located at 490 Main St., is open Mondays through Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information, call 978-363-1105 or visit www.westnewburylibrary.org.

Coffeehouse presents roots, folk music

Sylvan Roots and Nice and Naughty will perform at the Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse on Saturday night.

Playing an eclectic mix of original, traditional American roots music and folk along with covers ranging from Alison Krauss to the Grateful Dead, Sylvan Roots will open the show. Nice and Naughty will then play its own blend of original folk and good humor.

The Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse is hosted by the Byfield Community Arts Center, 7 Central St. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and admission is $5 at the door. Beer, wine, soft drinks and snacks will be available to purchase.

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