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Girls Got Gills

During the pandemic, the Lower Cape-based Gills Club wasn’t able to do in-person activities, but found a silver lining in virtual programming. With social media and online podcasts, they have reached a wider audience around the region, the nation, and the world. Now in its third season, the “Gills Talk” podcast features interviews with female shark scientists, sharing the scientists’ research and advice for young girls interested in sharks and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and...

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The Accidental Gardener

We’ve all done it. Whether as a couple, or among family, or even close friends. Someone will say, “When such and such happens (fill in the blank with your own personal milestone), we will do such and such (again, an empty slate for your own bucket list). For this couple who had spent their adult lives living in Manhattan, this conversation centered around where to retire. “We spent a few years doing extended vacations, you...
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    Your source for arts and entertainment on Cape Cod.

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Entrepreneurs of note

Join us in celebrating these local community-minded entrepreneurs as we learn more about their businesses & their positive impact on the Cape.

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Susan Lister Locke Gallery: Life on Easy Street

The cobblestoned path to Nantucket jeweler Susan Lister Locke’s success is made of hard work, creativity and determination.

Photo Portfolio: Andrea Bunar

For photographer Andrea Bunar, her love of Cape Cod was the catalyst behind her transition from portraits to fine art and scenic photography.

Memories of a Cape Cod Life Writer

Christie Lowrance embarked on a writing career that began as a freelancer for Cape Cod LIFE back in its inception in 1979.

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Colorful History

Patrick Ahearn, Architect and E. J. Jaxtimer Builder, Inc. transform a historic home with a renovation that sets the stage for Trellis Home Design’s masterful color and design.

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Cape Cod Coastal

Laurie Gorelick Interiors creates a second home for a family who fell in love with the Cape during decades of family vacations.

When Life Gives You Lemons…

Interior designer Melanie Gowen helps a Nantucket family turn a negative to a positive with a reimagined pool house.

The Art of Book Design

Polhemus Savery DaSilva applies the same vision, acumen, and unique talent usually reserved for their architectural designs, to a book that is an extension of their art.

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Our feelings of support and gratitude for what the art community contributes to this unique landscape are deep. Therefore, all the content in this year's Cape Cod ART is available for everyone to read!

2023 Artist Profiles

Artist Profile: Paula David

After a long career as a senior-level marketing executive and brand strategist in financial services and higher education, Paula David…

Artist Profiles: The Courage of Creativity

A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who inspires others. ~ Salvadore Dali The following pages…

Artist Profile: Erna Partoll

“It’s hard to leave Provincetown,” says painter Erna Partoll. “Every season is beautiful, even the winters.” In her 53rd year…

Artist Profile: Carol Bennett 

Peace—a feeling that is ever present when you’re submerged underwater, floating in quiet stillness looking up at an ethereal world…

Artist Profile: Alla Zbinovsky 

“I think I’ve always been a really visual person,” says Alla Zbinovsky. A self-described “potter and painter,” Zbinovsky is no…

Artist Profile: Claire Kendrick

Looking outwards onto the blustery Atlantic Ocean amid a storm from both America’s easterly outcrop and Europe’s westerly outcrop brings…

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By King or Storm

Two Cape growers, Sandwich’s Bob King and Provincetown’s Stormy Mayo, share the straight scoop on growing magnificent Dahlias.

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Sea & Soil and Frost & Found

Two floral designers interpret their passion for flowers and the natural world with unique perspectives.

Blooming at the Water’s Edge

Landscape Designer Maria Hickey sets a seaside embankment ablaze with blooms!

Encompassed by Nature

Sudbury Design Group transforms a tranquil property on Fox Island in Osterville, a project that reflects the natural allure of this Cape gem.