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One of Lowell’s premier painters and my neighbor at Market Mill on Market St (across from The Brush, near the Lowell Historic Visitor’s Center), Kathleen Cammarata of X/O Studios, is having a big open studio event entitled “Celebrating 26 Years of Painting.” The event is happening on Saturday, June 19th, 4 to 7pm. Light refreshments will be served.
Kathleen’s work can be seen at her website here.
I’m a huge fan of her work, which has extensive references to nature while also existing in a very fictional abstract world. Her pieces are textural and many evoke a vast sense of space. I’m fortunate to pass by some of her pieces every day going to my studio, but at this event she will be putting out much of her work for display and sale.
If you are looking for highly collectible work that you can really love, or just want to see this informal retrospective of Kathleen’s work, please consider attending this event!Cammarata Open Studio Event
Sponsored by The Lowell Plan and the City of Lowell, this event brings in nationally renowned city planner Jeff Speck to discuss progressive development, streetscapes, public transportation, walkability, and more. The event takes place on Saturday, April 10, 10 a.m. – noon at the MCC’s Federal Building, 50 Kearney Sq. The event is free and open to the public. For information call, 978-459-9899.
The third annual Lowell Film Festival, Thursday, April 8 - Saturday, April 10, 2010. This year’s theme is “Hollywood and the Great Depression: 10 cent Entertainment During Difficult Times.”
The 3rd Annual Lowell Film Festival will showcase the films the nation watched during Hollywood’s Golden Age of the 1930s. While the Great Depression raged on, it was a film era of big budget musicals, outsize actors and actresses, crime and gangsters, and many films that are today’s classics! The weekend lineup includes cinematic favorites starring Charlie Chaplin, Bette Davis, Clark Gable, Boris Karloff, and Claudette Colbert, as well as a special screening of the Disney favorite, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Films include Frankenstein, Chaplin’s Modern Times, Mr.Smith Goes to Washington, and The Grapes of Wrath. Visit lowellfilms.org for the full schedule.
Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7PM at The Old Court (upstairs), $5 at the door. Brought to you by the Lowell Film Collaborative.
Please join us for a public meeting to view and comment on the preferred design alternative for South Common.
Thursday evening, November 19th
7 pm to 8:30 pm
At the Pollard Memorial Library (next to City Hall)
401 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852
Sponsored by the City of Lowell Division of Planning & Development and the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Gateway City Parks Program.
For more information, please contact Diane Tradd, Chief Design Planner at 978-446-7200.
“At Home in Utopia”
Special guests include director Michal Goldman
Thursday, November 19, 6:30PM / Refreshments, 7PM / Film screening
Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, 246 Market Street, Lowell
What does it take to get housing that’s good for our children? What does it take to build a community where we want to live? Does it take a movement? During the 1920s, thousands of immigrant factory workers managed to build cooperative apartment houses that they owned and ran themselves. When they were hit by the Great Depression, they fought alongside others to win the social safety net that we are now in danger of losing. Join us for the Lowell premiere of this compelling documentary, accompanied by an insightful panel discussion with director Michal Goldman and other community leaders.
Guest Panelists: Michal Goldman, Filmmaker; Bob Forrant, Professor/Regional Economics and Social Development; Lindolfo Carballo, Community Action to Support Affordability (CASA)
Please join us for UTEC’s 10th Anniversary, celebrating 10 years of Peace, Positivity, and Empowerment!
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Time: 6:00-8:00 PM
Location: 34 Hurd St. Lowell, MA 01852
Tickets are $50 in advance, $75 at the door
Please join us for this very special evening:
- UTEC pays tribute to our founding Board President, Steve Pearlswig.
- The 2009 Adult Ally and Youth Leader of the year will be recognized.
- UTECs Fresh Roots culinary team will provide light refreshments.
- Teen stories, performances, and auctions throughout the night.
To purchase tickets online, click here:
Or mail checks to: Jessica Wilson, UTEC, 34 Hurd St., Lowell, MA 01852
“The Adventures of Prince Achmed”
featuring a live photoplay by the Andreas Kapsalis Trio
Monday, November 16, 7:30PM
UMass Lowell, Durgin Concert Hall, 35 Wilder Street, Lowell
Admission: $5 general public, Free for UML faculty, staff & students (w/ID)
The Lowell Film Collaborative is excited to be partnering with UMass Lowell Department of Music, the 119 Gallery and the Revolving Museum for a first-ever screening of this incredible 1926 animated film. Considered to be the oldest feature-length animated film in existence, “The Adventures of Prince Achmed” was conceived and animated by German animator Lotte Reiniger who spent her lifetime creating films through silhouette puppetry, an art form first utilized by the Chinese.
The Andreas Kapsalis Trio are masters at performing live photoplays (soundtracks) to film, including the brilliant “Adventures of Prince Achmed.” Don’t miss this incredible film & music event!
Free Concert - Friday, November 13 at 8:00 pm
Please join us for our “Northern Lights” concert on November 13 at 8:00 pm. at the Pawtucket Congregational Church on 15 Mammoth Road in Lowell. It will be an exciting concert, paying tribute to great composers of the northern latitudes, including Brahms, Prokoviev, Grieg, and Sibelius. The concert also includes the third of our three 2009 Concerto Competition winners (see below).
The concert program is available on our Web site.
The concert is free and no tickets or reservations are required. Free parking is available on the street, in the church lot, and in the bank parking lot across the street. As usual, parking facilitato
“Life. Support. Music.”
with special guest performance by Jason Crigler
Thursday, November 12, 7PM, UMass Lowell, O’Leary Library
61 Wilder Street, Lowell. Free admission!
Follow the inspirational journey of hope and recovery as experienced by NYC guitarist/musician Jason Crigler, who suffered a near-fatal brain hemorrhage in 2004 while onstage in Manhattan. Though he survived this life-shattering episode, his road to recovery was painful and staggering. Remarkably documented by film director and close friend, Eric Metzgar, this moving, brilliant, and award-winning film will premier in Lowell with a special guest appearance by Jason himself, who will give first-hand insight into the last five years of his life, and, honor everyone with a special live performance. Presented in partnership with Moses Greeley Parker Lectures and 119 Gallery.
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