, Newburyport, MA

Breaking News


January 16, 2014

The Lookout: Trivia Night to raise money for Newbury library


Saturday, Feb. 1

Shorts: “Curb Alert” by Scott Tobin; “Wrong Number” by Cynthia Arsenault; “Melting” by Deirdre Girard; “Day One” by Marisa Smith of Hanover, N.H.; “The Story of Daniel” by Kimberly Holliday of Boxford; “Recalculating” by Steven Eimert of Boxford; and “Cocktails” by George Sauer of Dedham.

Portland String Quartet in Portsmouth

The internationally acclaimed Portland String Quartet will perform in Portsmouth next Thursday evening.

Presented by the Portsmouth Athenaeum, the annual Memorial Concert will take place at 4 p.m. at North Church in Market Square.

The quartet features Dean Stein, first violin; Ronald Lantz, second violin; Julia Adams, viola; and Paul Ross, cello. It will perform works by Charles Tomlinson Griffes and Johannes Brahm.

There is no set ticket price, but donations will be accepted to support the activities of the Athenaeum’s performance committee.

For more information, call 603-431-2538 or visit

Actors Studio, Y join forces for MLK event

The YWCA Greater Newburyport is teaming up with The Actors Studio of Newburyport for its 21st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

High school students from the Y’s Racial Justice Committee have been working with storyteller Valerie Tutson to create an evening of stories and activities during this year’s event, which is a dinner instead of the traditional breakfast.

The performances are designed to break down barriers and move toward compassionate understanding of other races and cultures. The evening will also feature the presentation of the Nancy E. Peace Action Against Prejudice Award to the Rev. Oliver Jones, assistant rector at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

The dinner will be held Monday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Newburyport City Hall. Tickets are available at the Y’s front desk. For more information, call 978-225-6210 or email

Sacred Circle Dances in Newburyport

A Winter Series of Sacred Circle Dances is planned for the next four Tuesday evenings at Chailey Manor in Newburyport.

Text Only | Photo Reprints

Special Features
AP Video
Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kerry: No Deal Yet on 7-Day Gaza Truce Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Cumberbatch Brings 'Penguins' to Comic-Con Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Power to Be Restored After Wash. Wildfire Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites
Special Features