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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 …

Artists Association of Nantucket

The Holiday Season at AAN

Mulled cider, softly falling snow, cozy fires; winterberries, pinecones, sleigh bells, quiet streets; festive art and unique gifts–all begin to herald in the island holidays… In the spirit of the season, Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is hosting the opening of their annual Holiday Small Works exhibition with a festive …

Nantucket Antiques | Whirlygigs

Whirligigs – Antiques Snippets

Commonly asked questions and misunderstandings about antiques…and the odd or end fascinating bit! Visitors to New England have long been fascinated by the whimsical and colorful spinning ornaments and weathervanes often seen busy on porch railings or fences. In tourist areas one will often find whole yards populated by these …

What She Wore | Theatre Workshop of Nantucket

Four More Chances to See TWN Play

There are just four more chances to see Theatre Workshop of Nantucket’s current production of Love, Loss, and What I Wore. The play was written by sisters Nora and Delia Ephron, who are responsible for some of America’s most beloved films. Based on Ilene Beckerman’s book of the same name, …

Mac Dixon | Nantucket, MA

A Tribute to “Mac”

The Nantucket Historical Association and The House that Mac Built will present four staged readings during the Nantucket Arts Festival to honor the life of Joseph ‘Mac’ Dixon, the co-founder and forty-year Artistic Director of The Theatre Workshop of Nantucket. This tribute will include many of Mac’s former students and …