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July 18, 2013

The Lookout: Well-known local singers present two concerts this weekend

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Upcoming programs include Creatures of Joppa on Tuesday, The YoYo People on Aug. 6, a special open house event with a surprise entertainer on Aug. 10, the Toe Jam Puppet Band on Aug. 13, and story time with Farmer Minor and potbellied pig Daisy on Aug. 20.

Weather permitting, events will be held in the new natural outdoor play space. Tickets are $5 per family, or $20 for the whole series.

To purchase or for more information, call 978-465-YWCA, ext. 2, or email lhendricks@ywcanewburyport.org.

Summer music continues at Maudslay Arts Center

The Maudslay Arts Center Summer Concert Series continues with The Shaw Brothers at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Saturday's concert with the Paul Broadnax Ensemble has been canceled due to the threat of severe weather.

The Shaw Brothers, world-renowned for “I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing,” will play a unique blend of traditional and contemporary music interspersed with humor, poems and stories.

Future shows include Grace Kelly Jazz on July 27, the Don Campbell Band on Aug. 10, Hal McIntyre Orchestra “Big Band Tribute to Frank Sinatra” on Aug. 11, Rebecca Parris on Aug. 17, Liz Frame and the Kickers on Aug. 18, New Black Eagle Jazz Band on Aug. 24, and The ’60s Invasion on Aug. 25.

Concertgoers are encouraged to bring picnic dinners. Desserts and beverages will be available to purchase during intermission.

Tickets for Saturday concerts are $25 for patio seating, which includes tables and chairs, and $20 for lawn seating (bring your own chairs and blankets). Sunday concerts cost $12 general admission. Children 12 and under are admitted free to all shows.

To buy tickets online or for more information, visit www.maudslayartscenter.org. Tickets are also available at 978-499-0050 and at the gate.

Maudslay Arts Center is located at 95 Curzon Mill Road, Newburyport. In the case of rain, concerts will move inside to the MAC Concert Barn.

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