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October 4, 2012

Lookout: Quartet brings Beatles to Bellev

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“For me, watercolor is liquid music,” she wrote in an email. “I want color to sing on the page the way it vibrates through me emotionally ... Life is such a gift. Each day I celebrate how magnificent the universe is in its beauty. My painting — as well as my music — is simply a reflection of my inner joy.”

The public can visit with Cramer during a reception at the coffee shop on Sunday, Oct. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. The shop is located at 54R Merrimac St., Newburyport.

Port artist included in ‘30 Under 30’ show

Newburyport mixed media artist Alison Matthews is featured in a new exhibition at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown.

The “30 Under 30” show contains the works of young artists in the Greater Boston area. The pieces include painting, photography, glass, sculpture and light installation.

It will hang through Nov. 10. A reception with the artists is set for Oct. 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

‘Birding in Ecuador’ lecture Oct. 10

Mass Audubon education coordinator Dave Larson will offer a presentation and lecture on “Birding in Ecuador,” at Joppa Flats on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m.

Larson, who has led birding and natural history expeditions across the world, took a tour from Mass Audubon to Ecuador last March. The group moved across the northern part of Ecuador, from the Amazon lowlands to 14,000 feet in the Andes to the rainforests of the west, according to the center.

Larson will share his memories and photographs from this trip during his talk.

The lecture is open to all ages. Admission is $4 for the general public.

Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center is located at 1 Plum Island Turnpike in Newburyport.

New photography exhibit at refuge

Visitors to the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge can view a collection of beautiful photographs over the next week.

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