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April 3, 2014

The Lookout: Local illustrator celebrates ‘monster’ release

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The 40-voice chorus will perform “Sing We Merrily: Part Songs, Catches and Glees,” a program of joyful and soulful music by Holst, Vaughan Williams, The Beatles, Billy Joel and more, on April 26 at the Christ Church of Hamilton & Wenham and April 27 at Central Congregational Church in Newburyport.

There is a limit of one ticket per person. Discounted tickets are also available at The Book Rack in downtown Newburyport.

For more information, visit www.cantemus.org.

Music series wraps up at Port church

The Boston Chamber Music Program will be presented this Sunday afternoon in the final concert of the 2014 Jean C. Wilson Music Series.

Clarinetist Thomas Hill, violist Don Krishnaswami and pianist Randall Hodgkinson will perform works by Mozart, Robert Schumann, Darius Milhaud, Claude Debussy, Vaughan Williams and Jean Francaix.

The First Religious Society is located at 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport. Suggested donations for the 4 p.m. concert are $20 for adults and $10 for seniors. Children and students are admitted free.

For more information, visit www.frsuu.org or call 978-465-0602, ext. 401.

A fun ‘Night’ with Village Theatre

Join the Village Theatre Company for a “Night at the Wax Museum,” a comical play opening tonight.

Six students stuck in summer school get more excitement than they bargained for when wax figures come to life and they embark on a treasure hunt with characters such as Cleopatra, King Henry VIII, Butch Cassidy and Lizzie Borden.

Performances are scheduled for tonight and tomorrow at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Laurel Grange, 21 Garden St., West Newbury.

Tickets are $12. To order or for more information, visit www.villagetheatrecompany.org or email linda@villagetheatrecompany.org.

Village Theatre Company is a nonprofit that runs three productions a year. People of all ages are welcome to audition for plays, and volunteers are welcome to help out behind the scenes.

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