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Mosquito Story Slam

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015 7:30 pm
$10.00
BUY TICKETS HERE They're baaaaack! We are so excited to serve as host to this fantastic weekly storyslam event, Sundays through 8/16. The Mosquito Story Slam is inspired by 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, or become a judge! Special guest storyteller each night. Stories picked at random during the show. Tonight's theme: Backroads. Visit facebook.com/MosquitoStoryslam to learn more.

Bright New Stars: Luiz Caracol Trio & Eleanor Dubinsky

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 7:30 pm
$22 General/$28 Preferred/$15 Group of 10
BUY TICKETS HERE Discount for groups of 10! Luiz Caracol is a Portuguese singer, songwriter and guitarist whose music has a strong mix of influences from Portugal, Brazil and Africa.  He will perform his album Devagar for the first time in the US, collaborating in trio with percussionist Ruca Rebordão and Brazilian viola caipira player Gustavo Roriz. This virtuosic, emotive trio creates a vibrant sound that makes our heart beat fast and puts a smile into our souls.  All members of this remarkable trio have successful international careers playing with well-know artists such as Sara Tavares, Aline Frazão, Fernanda Abreu, Uxia, Tito Paris, Alejandro Sanz, Rão Kyao, Paulo de Carvalho, António Chainho, Melody Gardot, Ivan Linz, Martinho da Vila, Fafá de Belém or the group Madredeus, among others. Devagar was the best selling Album in May and June 2013 in Fnac and the most played Album in Portugal Spotify in August 2013. Luiz Caracol is unique due to “(...) the subtle music, the consistent and poetical texts, sometimes humorous (...)”; that makes itimpossible to stay indifferent to his music. - Tropicalia MPB about Luiz Caracol´s concert in S. Paulo, Brazil, June 2015 Watch a video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WebI20bh2Q and here: http://youtu.be/fhP_wvDkIbU Eleanor Dubinsky is a New York City based singer-songwriter, cellist, guitarist and performance artist. Singing in English, French and Spanish, her original songs combine melodic, soothing vocals with poly-rhythmic grooves influenced by Brazilian, Latin American and West African traditions. Eleanor has... Something about Portugal and Cape Verde that connects her to this trio. "Eleanor Dubinsky is an NYC-based indie singer/songwriter, who enhances her beautiful melodies with sultry vocals in English, French, and Spanish.  Eleanor’s music is all about connection and empowerment. It makes me feel transported to a sandy beach, where I can be free and dip my toes in the water." - Glamour Magazine                                                                                               photo credit: David Chacon Listen to Eleanor here: http://youtu.be/BtgtEOAfU0E Learn more about Eleanor here: www.eleanordubinsky.com  

The Golden Age of Radio (and Podcasting!) Joe Richman & Jay Allison

Friday, August 7th, 2015 7:30 pm
$15
BUY TICKETS HERE Tonight's edition: The "New" Golden Age of Radio & Podcasts, a listening tour and conversation with Joe Richman and Jay Allison. RADIO DIARIES has helped pioneer a new form of citizen journalism, empowering ordinary people to report on their own lives and histories. Radio Diaries has won every major award in broadcast journalism and produced some of the most memorable documentaries ever heard on public radio. Founder and Executive Producer Joe Richman is an award-winning producer and reporter. Before founding Radio Diaries, he worked on the NPR programs All Things Considered, Weekend Edition Saturday, and Car Talk. Jay Allison is an independent journalist and leader in public broadcasting. He produces The Moth Radio Hour and has created dozens of documentary programs and series. Over the past 35 years, he has been a frequent contributor to NPR news programs and This American Life, and is is a six-time Peabody Award winner. He hosted and produced This I Believe on NPR and co-edited the bestselling companion books.    

Mosquito Story Slam

Sunday, August 9th, 2015 7:30 pm
$10.00
BUY TICKETS HERE They're baaaaack! We are so excited to serve as host to this fantastic weekly storyslam event, Sundays through 8/16. The Mosquito Story Slam is inspired by 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, or become a judge! Special guest storyteller each night. Stories picked at random during the show. Tonight's theme: Fried. Visit facebook.com/MosquitoStoryslam to learn more.

Rockwood Ferry in concert

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 7:30 pm
$14.00
BUY TICKETS HERE Rockwood Ferry is the name of singer-songwriter Tenzin Chopak's projects and ensemble. Tenzin blew away audiences here with previous performances that were captivating, dynamic, and wholly unique ...this time he's bringing the whole band, so you do not want to miss this one! Reviewers have referred to Tenzin's  work as "progressive chamber folk", while audiences and critics have praised performances as "incandescent", "mesmerizing", and "stunningly beautiful". If you love music, you need to hear and see Rockwood Ferry. Join us for a beautiful night of music! LISTEN TO ROCKWOOD FERRY HERE WATCH ROCKWOOD FERRY HERE LEARN MORE ABOUT TENZIN CHOPAK & ROCKWOOD FERRY HERE      

Mosquito Story Slam

Sunday, August 16th, 2015 7:30 pm
$10.00
BUY TICKETS HERE They're baaaaack...last Mosquito at the Hall this summer! Don't miss this great program. The Mosquito Story Slam is inspired by 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, or become a judge! Special guest storyteller each night. Stories picked at random during the show. Tonight's theme: Weddings. Visit facebook.com/MosquitoStoryslam to learn more.    

Feed Your Love Open Mic

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 7:00 pm
Free & Open to all
Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, The Feed Your Love Open Mic is a tolerant and supportive, diverse, engaging and, most of all, entertaining environment (whew!). We host musicians who sing and play everything from old timey folk to rock-n-roll; acoustic guitar solos to improvisational jazz sets; poets and story-tellers, first-time performers (ages 6 to 86) to retired professional musicians. All are welcome and made to feel at home. If you are not already a member of our musical (and poetic) community, please stop by to listen, to play, or just to say hello.  Cash bar serving cold and hot drinks and snacks.

Robert Pinsky POEMJazz

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 7:30 pm
Presented by Castle Hill Center For The Arts

Mosquito Story Slam

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 7:30 pm
$10.00

Triple Play - Theater Performance

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 7:30 pm
3 Short Plays, $15 General Admission
BUY TICKETS HERE Prez Hall welcomes the Absurd Theater Co. to our downstairs stage for 3 nights of short play programs: Tues. 8/25, Thurs. 9/10 and Sun. 9/27. Each night will feature different selections by  one famous/classic playwright and  two local playwrights. Tonight's selection includes - Beverly Bentley in "Rockaby" by Samuel Beckett "Back to Nature" by Mark Hanlon, with Bragan Thomas "Well, what are you going to do"? by Mark Hanlon, with Judy Isreal      

Castle Hill presents: Janet Echelman

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 7:30 pm
DETAILS TBA

Julia Nixon Sings the Great Ladies of Jazz

Saturday, August 29th, 2015 7:30 pm
$25 General, $35 Preferred
BUY TICKETS HERE We're delighted to welcome back Julia Nixon and David Ylvisaker for what has become a summer concert tradition at the Hall. Last year Julia wowed us with her interpretations of Carole King's music, this year.... ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   Julia Nixon returns to sing    The Great Ladies of Jazz                                                                        including                       Nina  !  Billie  !  Ella  !  Sarah !  Bessie !  Peggy  !  Nancy with Dave Ylvisaker & Nick Nixon hear the songs of  Nina Simone * Bilie Holiday * Ella Fitzgerald * Sarah Vaugn *Bessie Smith * Peggy Lee * Nancy Wilson                              plus Julia & Dave’s originals and favorites!!      

Mosquito Story Slam

Sunday, August 30th, 2015 7:30 pm
$10.00

Billy Hardy & Beth Sweeney - Celtic Music Concert

Sunday, September 6th, 2015 7:30 pm
details TBA
BUY TICKETS HERE Billy Hardy and Beth Sweeney have been performing traditional Celtic music together as a duo for over twenty years. Their primary instruments are fiddle, piano, banjo, and vocals. Their repertoire draws from the musical traditions of Ireland, Scotland, the United States, and Canada, along with their original compositions.    Billy has directed the Cape Cod Fiddlers for over twenty-five years, and has been part of the house band at the Black Rose in Boston for almost twenty years. He also performs with Cape musicians such as singer-songwriter Bob Peck. Beth, a longtime member of the Cape Cod Fiddlers, is a librarian at Boston College, where she also co-directs the Gaelic Roots Music, Song, Dance, Workshop, and Lecture Series.

Inside the Pages: Wally Lamb

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 7:30 pm
$12.00
BUY TICKETS HERE Welcome back, Wally!

Triple Play - Theater Performance

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 7:30 pm
3 Short Plays, $15 General Admission
Prez Hall welcomes the Absurd Theater Co. to our downstairs stage for 3 nights of short play programs: Tues. 8/25, Thurs. 9/10 and Sun. 9/27. Each night will feature different selections by  one famous/classic playwright and  two local playwrights. Beverly Bentley in "Rockaby" by Samuel Beckett "Oatmeal Cookies by Mark Hanlon, with Bob Keary and Bragan Thomas               "Well, what are you going to do?" by Mark Hanlon, with Judy Isreal    

Feed Your Love Open Mic

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 7:00 pm
Free & Open to all
Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, The Feed Your Love Open Mic is a tolerant and supportive, diverse, engaging and, most of all, entertaining environment (whew!). We host musicians who sing and play everything from old timey folk to rock-n-roll; acoustic guitar solos to improvisational jazz sets; poets and story-tellers, first-time performers (ages 6 to 86) to retired professional musicians. All are welcome and made to feel at home. If you are not already a member of our musical (and poetic) community, please stop by to listen, to play, or just to say hello.  Cash bar serving cold and hot drinks and snacks.

Inside the Pages: Meera Subramanian

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 7:30 pm
$12
Meera Subramanian is an award-winning journalist whose work has been published in the New York Times, Nature, Virginia Quarterly Review, Orion, and elsewhere. She is an editor for Killing the Buddha and earned her graduate degree in journalism from New York University.Tonight Meera will read from and discuss her recentlypublished work, A River Runs AGain: India’s Natural World in Crisis, from the Barren Cliffs of Rajasthan to the Farmlands of Karnataka. In this lyrical and intimate tapestry of five stories dealing with life, loss, and survival in modern-day India, Meera Subramanian travels in search of the ordinary people and micro-enterprises redeeming India’s natural world. An engineer-turned-farmer brings organic food to Indian plates. Villagers revive a dead river. Well-intentioned cookstove designers persist on a quest for a smokeless fire. Biologists bring vultures back from the brink of extinction. And in Bihar, one of India’s most impoverished states, a bold young woman teaches young adolescents the fundamentals of sexual health and in the process, unleashes their untapped potential. In these true stories, Subramanian discovers renewed hope for a sustainable and prosperous future for India. Meera lives on Cape Cod in Massachusetts and can be found at www.meerasub.org and @meeratweets.

Folk Concert Feat. Jordan Renzi

Friday, September 25th, 2015 7:30 pm
DETAILS TBA

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