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Hudson’s internationally-recognized calligraphist continues studies

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Hudson – Gerry Jackson Kerdok of Hudson has honed her calligraphy skills for over 40 years. Cumulatively for three...

‘Boston’s favorite song duo’ brings ‘American Classics’ to ‘burbs

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Bedford/Cambridge – Hailed by the Boston Globe as “Boston’s favorite song duo,” Ben Sears and Brad Connor continue to...

Rumour HAZIT musicians still rocking after all these years

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Hudson/Marlborough – Hudson High School 1979 graduates, drummer Bobby Begg and guitarist Tony Frias are euphoric because their longtime...

Comic and addiction specialist spotlights recovery causes with humor

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Medford – Jack Lynch of Medford integrates his work experiences as a stand-up comedian and a licensed addiction specialist...

Talking Information Center helps connect visually impaired to the world around them

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer  Marshfield- Founded in June 1978, the Talking Information Center (TIC) is a nonprofit reading service for those who are blind...
The weathered-looking red fishing shack in Rockport known as “Motif No. 1” has captured the imagination of countless artists. Photo/Richard Correale

There’s more to Rockport than its most famous building

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer ROCKPORT - Artists paint it. Photographers shoot a picture. Everyone else just enjoys a look at it. It’s “Motif No. 1,”...

The Trustees announce return of Winterlights for the 2019 holiday season

Running November-December at Naumkeag in Stockbridge, the Stevens-Coolidge Place in North Andover and new this year, at the Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate in Canton Region...
Musician Digney Fignus performing

Cambridge native Digney Fignus continues musical evolution, now on the Cape

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Region – Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Digney Fignus began making a name for himself in Boston’s late-1970s art-rock scene with...

Massachusetts is the perfect home for Gregory Maguire, author of “Wicked”

By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Twenty-five years ago, "Wicked" exploded into our consciousness. Gregory Maguire's bestselling book—and its spinoff blockbuster musical—helped us see the...

Shrewsbury artist honored by ArtsWorcester Biennial

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury - Susan Swinand was the recent prizewinner of the 18th ArtsWorcester Biennial, also known as The Sally Bishop prize....