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Constellations, White Heron Theatre Company | Nantucket, MA

Constellations

by Rebecca Nimerfroh Talk to any arm-chair theorist and they’ll tell you that anything can happen, anywhere, and it does. What does that mean, really? Well, for short, it means that when you were five and narrowly avoided being hit by that neighbor’s car, in another version of reality you …

Jim Sulzer | Nantucket Author

Filling the Pages – James Sulzer

by Cara Godlesky For some, an occupation can defines their life, requiring all their energy and inspiration, leaving nothing for pursing their dreams. Islander Jim Sulzer proves that if one’s passion for something is strong enough, success can be attained. James Sulzer, also known as Jim, taught on Nantucket for …

10x10 at Artists Association of Nantucket | Nantucket, MA

Annual 10 x 10 Show Opens This Friday

The majority of Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) exhibitions feature work solely by AAN artist members, however the annual 10 x 10 Open Exhibition that will be unveiled this Friday, September 8 with a reception from 6 to 8 pm includes participants from the entire island community. Now in its …

White Heron Theatre Company | Nantucket, MA

Two More Chances to See Romeo & Juliet

by Rebecca Nimerfroh More than 400 years since it was first performed, William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet remains one of the most popular love stories in Western history, having taken on many forms including opera, ballet, and more recently, a major motion picture starring heartthrob Leonardo DiCaprio. Lines like Juliet’s …

David Hostetler | Nantucket

A Night of Art

David Hostetler—painter, printmaker, wood carver, sculptor, musician— was very much a part of the Nantucket art scene and community for nearly half a century. His work is in museums, galleries, and private collections around the world. He was known for capturing the feminine form and spirit in his art, for …

White Heron Theatre Company | Nantucket, MA

Music or Romance: How about Both?

White Heron Theatre gets two steps closer to making theatre truly transformative with their productions of SeaWife, running now until September 1 in repertory with Romeo & Juliet, running now until September 3. SeaWife is a journey of the senses, carried by a series of songs that are impressively performed …

Maria Mitchell Association | Nantucket, MA

A Whale of an Auction

Sunday, August 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, the Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association (MMA) will hold a reception and auction highlighting the dangers of plastic flotsam in our oceans through sculptures made from plastic beach trash. The auction will be held at the MMA’s property located at 33 Washington Street, …