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A Provocative Series of Lectures

Nantucket’s Unitarian Universalist congregation presents a summer cultural series called “What’s Now!” which will bring to the island four progressive thinkers in the areas of science, activism, religion, and law.  Boston-area NPR personality Naomi Arenberg will introduce the speakers. The series opens this week on July 7 with Cornelia Dean, […]

Power Boothe
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Power Boothe at Hostetler

The Hostetler Gallery at 42 Centre Street will exhibit the work of esteemed painter Power Boothe from July 6 through July 13, with selected works on view throughout the summer. Boothe’s work will have exclusive use of all the walls of the gallery, but will be complemented by a curated […]

beachcombing
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Family Excursions – Beachcombing

Is there a human being who lives on or has ever visited Nantucket Island who hasn’t gone for a wonderful relaxing walk along a mile or two of the 88 miles of beach edging the land?  And of course, most beachwalkers find themselves bending down now and then to examine […]

Water Fight
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Festivities and Fireworks for the Fourth

by Sarah Teach Two hundred thirty-six years after our country declared her independence, we still throw an annual commemorative party; and the little island of Nantucket throws an exceptional bash!  All day long on July 4th, Nantucket is bursting with activities, many of which are suitable for families but still […]

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Film Fest Big Five

by Sarah Teach Want to hit the big events at the 17th Annual Nantucket Film Festival, but skip the rest? Here is all you need to know about the events of June 20- 24: Morning Coffee With… (Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in The […]

Seaside Shakespear
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Seaside Shakespear

Come hither all who doth love the theatre! Verily, Seaside Shakespeare comes once more to our fair isle this June 28 from 6 ’til 9 in the evening. It shall be a glorious and magical party under the stars, held within the Eel Point gardens at the Castle of The […]

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Come Ready to Listen – Nantucket Book Festival

by Sarah Teach If you’ve been into Broad Street’s cozy Bookworks any time since the 1970s, you may very well have encountered Richard “Dick” Burns. A clerk at the local bookshop, Burns doesn’t consider himself to be one of the big minds behind this week’s inaugural Nantucket Book Festival, but […]