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LOCAL LENS FILM SERIES: EBEN PORTNOY

Sunday, July 24th, 7:30pm BUY TICKETS HERE

Join us for a very local edition of our Local Lens filmmaker series, showcasing the work of regionally-based or Cape connected artists. Wellfleet native and filmmaker Eben Portnoy will present a selection of his short films and music videos. Raised in Wellfleet and a Nauset grad, Portnoy currently lives in Los Angeles, where he recently graduated with an MFA in Film Directing from UCLA. He is currently writing and developing several feature-length projects, including a supernatural thriller set on the Outer Cape. Tonight's screening, followed by a Q&A with the director, will include Wild Love, Portnoy’s MFA thesis and winner of a Sloan Science Foundation Fellowship. Set in Costa Rica, Wild Love is a jungle romance about a young primatology research assistant who learns some unexpected lessons from his wild monkey cousins. Valencia, based on a short story by actor James Franco (who also executive produced the film), is an impressionistic glimpse at the exploits of a group of rebellious pre-teen skaters. Throw in a tale of a software engineer who discovers the internet is becoming conscious (Bodies for a Global Brain) and a tribute to the anarchic experimental-theater troupes of the sixties (What is Janet Lynn?), and you get a sense of Portnoy’s eclectic and adventurous sensibility. READ MORE HERE

PAYOMET CIRCUSCAPE: CIRQUE DE CIRCLE

Tuesday, 7/26 7:00pm BUY TICKETS HERE

Professional circus performances for the whole family! Payomet's sensational circus artists come together-- knocking down walls of division and embracing the unifying symbol of the Circle - in the hilarious, high flying and action-packed Summer Circus Spectacular, "Cirque de Circle!". In "Cirque de Circle", you will encounter Payomet's sensational circus artists, divided by a Big Top Border Wall! With a nudge of encouragement, and some help from the kids in the audience, that wall comes tumbling down! Divided no more, our intrepid Circus Heroes come together to perform a hilarious, high-flying and action packed Summer Circus Spectacular--Don't miss "Cirque de Circle!"

WELLFLEET FARMERS MARKET

Every Wednesday, 8:00am - Noon

Join us for live music, spring seedlings, fresh coffee, baked goods, spice rubs, jams & jellies, salsas & preserves, lots o' eggs, local fruits & veggies, cut flowers & herbs, garlic & onions, fantastic greens, cheese, honey, squash, truro chickens, barnstable pork, wellfleet sea salt, market tees, & more!

ART OPENING: MEGAN HINTON "EN BRETAGNE"

Weds. July 27th, 5-7pm, Free & All are welcome

Meet the artist and enjoy refreshments and live music provided by 12-string guitarist Laura Yoccarino. Wellfleet artist Megan Hinton brings the glorious region of Brittany, France to Preservation Hall this Summer 2016. In the fall of 2015 Hinton was awarded an artist residency to live and work at La Vignette, a stone cottage and atelier on the grounds of La Maison de la Grande Vigne in Dinan, France. La Maison was the former residence of well known 20th Century French painter Yvonne Jean-Haffen, who bequeathed her home to the municipality of Dinan after she died in 1993. During her stay Hinton executed numerous watercolor and gouache paintings on site and in the studio depicting the region. Four of Megan’s watercolors were acquired by La Musée de Jean-Haffen for its permanent collection. Since her return to Wellfleet she is referencing the work made during her residency to make large scale oil paintings that convey the memory and transformation of the original Breton scenes in her painterly fashion. The exhibition runs from July 19 to September 6, 2016.

MOVIMENTO II: CONTEMPORARY DANCE

Fri. July 29th & Sat. July 30th, 7:30pm BUY TICKETS HERE

Movimento II – Contemporary Dance is a collaborative dance event of international and regional dancers, most of them working on Cape Cod. Under the artistic direction of Leda Muhana (Brazil) and David Iannitelli (USA), Movimento II is the second edition of a project that started in 2015 and gathers choreographers and dancers from different countries exploring the body in alternative architectonic spaces. The evening begins with choreographies on the stairway and benches of the front garden, followed by dance pieces in the hall inside the building, and finishing in the back garden. The audience moves through the space as the concert proceeds immersing themselves in the contemporary dance interpretations of Latin American music among others. Guest Artists include Antonia Stephens (Canada), Eveline Carle (Canada), Emily Mower (USA), JC Stahl (USA), as well as the Brazilians Maju Passos, Marcelo Galvão, Marvan Carlos, among others.

MOSQUITO STORYSLAM

Wednesday, August 3rd, 7:30pm BUY TICKETS HERE

They're baaaack! We're delighted to host ever popular and fun Mosquito Story Slam again this summer, for two mroe Wednesdays 8/3 and 8/24.The Mosquito Story Slam is a live storytelling event based on the popular Moth Storyslam, where audiences are encouraged to attend ready to tell a 5-minute true story about themselves related to the night's theme. If you choose not to tell a story, just show-up and be entertained. Up to 10 stories picked at random each night.Sign-up for storytellers starts at 7:00, stories at 7:30. Tonight's theme is HIGH ANXIETY. Oohh, this is gonna be a good one...come tell YOUR story!

FABIANO DE CASTRO QUARTET

Thursday, August 4th, 7:30pm BUY TICKETS HERE

Join us for an evening of music with one of Brazil’s treasured jazz artists, pianist Fabiano de Castro. Fabiano is joined by local musicians Ron Ormsby on bass, Kareem Sanjaghi on drums and Bert Jackson on guitar. The quartet will play a mix of Brazilian classics, some lesser-known Brazilian gems and original music composed by Fabiano and by Bert.

INSIDE THE PAGES: JOE FLANAGAN

Friday, August 5th, 7:30pm BUY TICKETS HERE

Our author series continues with another fabulous local novelist. Hyannis writer Joe Flanagan's Lesser Evils expertly reimagines 1957 Cape Cod, where the mystifying murder of a local child brings us into a world of intrigue-honed by intricate plotting, sharp dialogue, and original characters-that culminates in a conclusion both surprising and deeply moving. When the first young boy goes missing in Truro, Barnstable Lieutenant Bill Warren is pulled into a morass that promises no happy ending. As his pursuit uncovers the unimaginable, he is led into a world of gambling, drug peddling, corruption, and secret psychiatric experiments. Now he must fight to maintain control of an investigation that more and more people-from the state police to the district attorney to a tenacious Boston reporter-have become seriously interested in...come hear Joe read from this exciting new novel, followed by a Q & A with the audience.

THE LITTLE FOLK SHOW: ANNIE LYNCH & CATIE FLYNN

Sunday, August 7th, 7:30pm BUY TICKETS HERE

Join us for a special night of music with three fabulous LOCAL female musicians, Annie Lynch, Catie Flynn and Ashley Bilodeau opening the show. Annie and Catie are longtime friends and honed their songwriting chops right here on their native Cape Cod. Catie was the winner of the 2010 “Cape Cod Songwriters Competition and attended  Berklee College of Music in Boston. Upon graduating she moved to Nashville Tennessee, where she toured and recorded with her American group The Firemans' Daughter. In 2013, Catie released her solo album entitled “Let Me Down Slow”. After years of violin lessons during her childhood, Annie moved on to the guitar and singing, truly finding her voice as a singer/songwriter. In the mid-2000’s Annie joined musical forces with other Berklee grads to form Annie & The Beekeepers. The band went on to record an EP followed by a full-length album in 2013, and have toured extensively across the USA, sharing stages with many notable current artists. Tonight, these two longtime Cape Cod friends will “Take it back to where it all started many years ago on the Cape, with two dear friends and a lifelong musical sisterhood.” 



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