Art & Entertainment

Photo Portfolio: Summer on the Coast

By Christina Galt | July 20, 2023

A few of our favorite additional entries from our 2023 Annual Photo Contest.

A Little Bit of Magic

By Leslie Hatton | July 10, 2023

Artist Ellen Paul creates extraordinary, custom-carved whales from driftwood.

For the Love of Books

By Susanna Graham-Pye | July 10, 2023

Cape Codders love to read! Find your summer beach reads and more in these local indie bookstores.

Grow old along with me.

By Susan Dewey | June 15, 2023

Poetic prose and watercolor artistry capture the joy of old house coastal living in a small treasure of a book.

Home, shelter, refuge.

By Valerie Gates | May 24, 2023

Artist Traci Harmon-Hay’s intricate & meaningful art reflects periods in her life.

Photo Portfolio: Katie Bartow

By Christina Galt | May 24, 2023

Katie Bartow captures Cape Cod’s beauty in her serene images.

Nevertheless She Persisted

By Valerie Gates | April 26, 2023

Provincetown artist Jo Hay captures the essence of strong, unforgettable women in her portrait series, “Persisters.”

Photo Portfolio: Meaghan Dunn

By Christina Galt | April 26, 2023

Nantucket photographer Meaghan Dunn captures the serenity of the seaside community she holds dear.

A Spin on the Color Wheel

By Christina Galt | April 6, 2023

Seeing the potential in pieces of furniture, Kirsten Mierjeski paints unique and detailed patterns using the eye of a true artist.

Back to the Cape, By Way of Mexico

By Larry Lindner | March 27, 2023

After more than a decade away, an artist returned to the Cape—through a chance meeting in San Miguel de Allende. 

Photo Portfolio: Mark Preu

By Christina Galt | March 27, 2023

Mark Preu’s images of the Cape capture the iconic beauty of the region.

Finding the Sand in our Souls

By Susanna Graham-Pye | November 30, 2022

A look back at the life’s work of artist Vernon Smith.

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Photo Portfolio: Jon Vaughan

By Christina Galt | November 30, 2022

Local business owner, author, and award-winning photographer Jon Vaughan, has been capturing the Cape and Islands for over 40 years. 

Weekend Away: Martha’s Vineyard

By Julie Craven Wagner | November 30, 2022

The ease of getting to the Vineyard makes it an ideal Day Trip, but the luxury of staying for a weekend is worth the time. 

Good Reads in LIFE: Your Forever Dog

By Christina Galt | November 30, 2022

Inspired by an event that forever changed her life, author Leslie Yerkes wrote her second children’s book, Your Forever Dog: How it Feels When Someone Loves You, with the help of…

Good Reads in LIFE: Forever Home

By Susanna Graham-Pye | November 30, 2022

The power of love, the joy of home and the unconditional acceptance of animals make this book a must read—and the perfect gift for anyone on your list. Weaving together…

Photo Portfolio: Marcia Joy Duggan

By Christina Galt | September 26, 2022

After moving to Orleans 35 years ago, fine art photographer Marcia Joy Duggan found inspiration in the beautiful natural light of the Cape and Islands.

Day Trip: Outer Cape

By Julie Craven Wagner | September 26, 2022

A visit to the Outer Cape provides a real and tangible feeling of venturing to a singular landscape that moves to its own beat.