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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, …

Artists Association of Nantucket Print Collaborative

Print Event Honors Donn Russell

This Saturday, August 12, the Artists Association of Nantucket will host the third annual Donn Russell Print Collaborative at their Visual Arts Center, 24 Amelia Drive, from 10 am to 1 pm. Free and open to the public, this event provides the opportunity to try a variety of printing techniques, …

Elizabeth Condon | Nantucket, MA

Art Imitates Life Imitates Art

Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is hosting a mid-summer exhibition entitled Art Imitates Life Imitates Art, kicking off with an opening reception on Friday, August 4, 6 to 8 pm. The exhibition will be on display through Monday, August 14 downtown in the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 …

Author Min Jin Lee

Best-selling author Min Jin Lee will be signing books at Mitchell’s Book Corner at 54 Main Street this Tuesday, August 8 from 10:30 am to 12 noon. Lee is the author of Free Food for Millionaires and most recently the 2017 national bestseller Pachinko, which is a Nantucket Book Partners’ …

Nanpuppets, Nantucket's puppet show for children

Spreading Joy, NanPuppets

by Cara Godlesky Thinking back to childhood, many can recall wiggling finger puppets on pinkies or watching in delight the magic of Elmo and Cookie Monster on “Sesame Street.” Now, Nantucket’s own version of puppetry is making its way into the island spotlight through Nanpuppets, a children’s puppet show. Nanpuppets …