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August 29, 2013

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“Summer’s in Bloom” features paintings inspired by the beauty of nature, including flowers, landscapes, fruits and vegetables.

A free artist’s reception will be held tonight from 5:30 to 7 at the bank, 1 Provident Way. Light refreshments will be served.

The exhibit may be viewed during normal bank hours, which are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, call 603-760-1501.

Apply for a spot on art studio tour

Local artists and creative entrepreneurs are encouraged to apply to display and sell their work during the 2013 Amesbury Open Studio Tour.

Entering its 17th year, the tour will be held Nov. 16 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 17 from noon to 4 p.m.

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, Sept. 3. For applications, guidelines and more information, visit amesburystudiotour.com.

Entertainment and food at 17 State St.

This weekend’s “Beats, Burgers and Brews” at the 17 State Street Cafe will feature Craig Bickhardt tomorrow and Paddy Mills on Saturday.

Bickhardt is a singer and songwriter of the old school with a spare-but-telling lyric approach.

Mills is a Maine-based folk singer and winner of the 2013 Woody Guthrie Folk Festival Songwriting Contest.

Both shows are from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Newburyport restaurant.

Jazz on tap at Ten Center

Wednesday’s “Jazz at Ten Center” presents Rusty Scott on piano, Keala Kaumeheiwa on bass and Phil McGowan on drums.

The show takes place from 7 to 10 p.m. at the restaurant, 10 Center St., Newburyport. For more information, visit www.tencenterstreet.com.

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