Art & Entertainment

A Page from Real Life

A Page from Real Life

By Eliott Grover | May 12, 2014

Sara Hoagland Hunter has worked as a journalist and a teacher in her career as well as a documentary film producer and a writer of both songs and children’s books.…

As She Sees It

As She Sees It

By Lilly Lowe | April 5, 2014

Valerie Leri’s home studio glows with beams of sunlight streaming in from several windows. The sun’s warming effect, however, is not the only brightness illuminating the residence: the artist’s many…

Adelaide Cummings

The Adventures of Adelaide Cummings

By Matthew J. Gill | April 1, 2014

In 1938, Tennessee native, Adelaide Cummings, resigned her post as a reporter for Life magazine to travel the world for a year with her mother, Martha. The pair visited Adelaide’s…

A Grand Synergy

A Grand Synergy

By Laurel Kornhiser | April 1, 2014

A Pleasant Bay home combines the best of nature with Polhemus Savery DaSilva’s architectural innovation, creating a showcase for the homeowners’ art and furniture collections—and a cherished retreat for their…

Freeze Frames

Freeze Frames

By Cape Cod Life Publications | December 15, 2013

Most folks head for cover when a blizzard bears down, but photographers—like meteorologists—view the slippery scenario differently, as an opportunity, and often set out amidst the flurries to capture the…

a Nantucket Scrimshaw Artist

Lyrical Island Treasures

By Matthew J. Gill | December 15, 2013

For those unfamiliar with the craft, the art of etching or carving designs into whale’s teeth (ivory) or bone is known as scrimshaw, and those who practice this art are…

Woven In Time

Woven In Time

By Cape Cod Life Publications | November 4, 2013

After decades of honing her craft, Michigan resident Kathleen Myers finds her place among the master lightship basket weavers of Nantucket. A craft that started at sea off the coast…

Veiled Power

By Debbie Forman | September 1, 2013

At this year’s Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, the art of feminine illusion in the playwright’s famous—and little known—plays takes center stage. The intriguing female characters in Tennessee Williams’ plays…

Provincetown Muse

Provincetown Muse

By Debbie Forman | August 1, 2013

Sculptor Danielle Mailer’s visual vocabulary is inspired by cherished Cape Cod memories. The inspiration for danielle Mailer’s colorful artwork—often depicting the female form along with dogs, cats, horses, and fish—comes…

Hidden Gem

Hidden Gem

By Jessie Kuenzel | August 1, 2013

Hidden Hollow at Heritage Museums and Gardens helps children step away from day-to-day distractions and reconnect with the world outside. Walking down the sloping path, the air fills with the…

Yoga For You

Yoga For You

By Mary Grauerholz | July 1, 2013

From loose limbs and solid abs, to mental clarity and emotional contentment, the perks of yoga have been extolled from the discipline’s ancient beginnings. but even with its rainbow of…

Scenes from a Time Gone By

By Matthew J. Gill | July 1, 2013

A vintage photography exhibit at the Cahoon Museum of American Art showcases Cape Cod in days past. A lot can change over the course of a century, and nowhere is…

The Shape of Love

By Debbie Forman | July 1, 2013

A Provincetown Art Association and Museum show celebrates artist Jim Peters’s adoration of the female figure. Looking at the work of Jim Peters, you can feel the heat. You are…

A Generation Caught on Camera

By Meredith Schulman | June 1, 2013

A new documentary chronicles half a century of iconic photography by Vineyard Haven’s Peter Simon. Strolling along vineyard haven’s narrow, picturesque Main Street, visitors to the Simon Gallery are often…