Art & Entertainment

Out & About: Fragile

By Cape Cod Life Publications | September 26, 2022

The literal and figurative fires racism ignites will be the focus of the Cape Cod Museum of Art’s exhibit “Fragile,” featuring the paintings of artists Frank Angibo and Richard Neal, and the poetry of writer and visual artist Lauren Wolk. 

Good Reads In Life: A Real Beach Read!

By Abigail Jones | September 26, 2022

Elin Hilderbrand, named “queen of beach reads” by the New York Magazine, exposes dirty secrets of a coastal summer in her 28th novel, The Hotel Nantucket.

The Hero With 1,000 Colors

By Chris White | September 26, 2022

Painter Ed Chesnovitch vividly captures Scorton Creek.

Finding Her Wonderland

By Christina Galt | September 1, 2022

Known to local school children as the “Turtle Lady” for many years, Susan Baur dives into local ponds, and shares the importance of protecting our wildlife.

Moments to Remember

By Abigail Jones | September 1, 2022

Classic landscapes are given a new life by Bill Gotha, whose work breathes with the tides, the wind, the rocks, & the water that surrounds us.

As It Was

By Christina Galt | September 1, 2022

Photographer Robert Colley captures the Outer Cape in a new book that takes a page from the past.

Day Trip: 6A from Brewster to Orleans

By Julie Craven Wagner | September 1, 2022

Following our previous path along Olde Kings Highway, we come upon the extraordinary, quaint towns of Brewster & Orleans, nestled in the crook of Cape Cod Bay.

Summer Music to Beat the Band

By Cape Cod Life Publications | September 1, 2022

Take advantage of the last month of the summer and the countless opportunities to catch some live music!

Walking Home

By Chris White | September 1, 2022

Traversing in Thoreau’s Cape Cod footsteps, Ben Shattuck takes readers with him through one of life’s most important journeys; that of self-discovery.

Day Trip: 6A from Brewster to Orleans

By Julie Craven Wagner | September 1, 2022

Following our previous path along Olde Kings Highway, we come upon the extraordinary, quaint towns of Brewster & Orleans, nestled in the crook of Cape Cod Bay.

Calm Seas Ahead

By Allyson Plessner | August 22, 2022

Photographer Sarah Dasco has found both calmness and passion in capturing her coastal surroundings

Artist Profile: Roberta Anslow

By Christina Galt | August 8, 2022

According to Harvard Health Publishing, the myth of left vs. right sides of the brain is simply that: a myth. For local photographer Roberta Anslow, discrediting that myth is something…

Artist Profile: Debra Birtwell

By Susanna Graham-Pye | August 8, 2022

“I don’t ever use black. I use the white of the paper,” Debra offers. “If you study painting with me, you will learn about color. That’s my gift: I see…

Artist Profile: Craig Caldwell

By Rachel Walman | August 8, 2022

“My brain is 90 percent visual,” explains Craig Caldwell. The Brewster local and instructor at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod and The Cape Cod Museum of Art has spent…

Artist Profile: Joseph Conrad-Ferm

By Larry Lindner | August 8, 2022

It was an art elective that kept Yarmouth Port painter Joseph Conrad-Ferm from receiving his high school diploma. “I didn’t attend class,” he says. “From a very early age I…

Artist Profile: Betsy Payne Cook

By Kathleen McKenna | August 8, 2022

Betsy Payne Cook, an artist who paints exclusively in pastels, and a teacher who’s taught students of all ages, says, “To those who enjoyed painting once, then gave it up…

Artist Profile: Hans de Castellane

By Rachel Walman | August 8, 2022

“I never thought I was ‘good’ at art,” laughs Hans de Castellane. “I used to wonder why everyone else wasn’t ‘good’ at it. I suppose it’s like learning cursive.” The…

Artist Profile: Lauren DiFerdinando

By Brenna Collins | August 8, 2022

In the midst of downtown Harwich Port, The Nines Art Gallery’s light and airy atmosphere beckons visitors inside. On the walls, entrancing oil paintings of glass bottles and dancing ocean…