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Boston Area Barbershop Quartets Open the Nantucket Arts Council Concert Series

They originated more than a century-and-a-half ago, but today’s barbershop quartets, rarely heard on Nantucket, entertain fans with bold, exciting blends of modern and traditional styles. To launch its 2017 springtime Downtown Celebrity Concert series, Nantucket Arts Council brings two award-winning barbershop groups together for an afternoon of spirited a …

Nantucket Dreamland performance of Schoolhouse Rock

Nantucket Dreamland Winter Children’s Theatre Presents “Schoolhouse Rock Live!, Jr”

It’s exhilarating…it’s engaging…it’s enchanting, energizing, exciting, and yes, it’s even educational! “SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE!, JR” is The Dreamland’s fourth annual children’s theater winter production, and the show features more than 50 of Nantucket’s young actors ranging in age from 6 to 14. The children and the production team led by …

Limerick Challenge

This series of limericks first appeared in a June 14, 1924 edition of a Nantucket newspaper. It all began when the Princeton Tiger revived the then well-known limerick printed first below and the Chicago Tribune answered with the second limerick. The New York Exchange went one step further with the …

Toasting at Weddings | Nantucket, MA

Making The Most of an Important Toast

~ by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits ~ Fall wedding season is upon us here on Nantucket and you have been asked to be the Best Man or Maid of Honor. With all the duties associated with the position, you are also …

Kitty Poachman | Nantucket Voices

Falling in Love with the Island

~ by Rebecca Nimerfroh ~ Walking into the brightly lit sunshine of Kitty Pochman’s office, on location at 110 Eel Point Road, the view from her picture window does not disappoint. Her second story office at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation offers an unspoiled view west toward marshland, North Head Long …