Newburyport – News Releases and Updates

Mission Oak Introduces New Sunday Special

By Elisabeth Hurley | July 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two for the price of one lobster roll special every Sunday at Mission Oak Grill Mission Oak Grill, located in the heart of downtown Newburyport, is running a 2-for-1 lobster roll promotion every Sunday from 4 – 8:30pm. Offering American and Brazilian-style dishes, Mission Oak Grill is committed to offering top of the line cuisine…

Summer Magic in Whittier Home Victorian Garden

By Elisabeth Hurley | July 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you’ve never witnessed the time-honored tradition of Tea in the Garden, you’re missing a real treat!  It’s a magical experience, dressed up in summer finest, sipping tea from china teacups, nibbling tea sandwiches and sweet treats on china plates at tables for four set with tablecloths and flowers.  All on a fine summer day…

A Note From David Yang

By Reception Desk | July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The following is a note from David Yang, Artistic Director for the Newburyport Chamber Music Festival: I’ve wanted to program this incredible, weird, and magical piece for ages. Written in 1976, French composer Henri Dutilleux’s “Ainsi la nuit” (Thus the Night) has become a modern classic. Keen listeners will hear the influence of Debussy and…

Heather Kehney’s “Abstract Flowers” On Display at Carry Out Cafe

By Reception Desk | July 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Newburyport, MA, July 2, 2019 – Carry Out Cafe & Catering is featuring a solo exhibition by local artist Heather Kehney during July and August at the cafe at 155 State Street in Newburyport. “Abstract Flowers” is a series of oil paintings with the theme of spring, summertime and flowers, inspired by walks in nature…

NECC Introduces New Business Program for Working Adults

By Reception Desk | July 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

With our strong economy, more people are working full time, which can sometimes interrupt plans for a college education. This fall, Northern Essex Community College will launch an Accelerated Business program designed especially for working adults who are short on time but want to earn a degree so they can advance in their careers. Courses…

NECC Welcomes New VP of Institutional Advancement

By Reception Desk | July 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Lowell native with two decades of experience in higher education marketing, fundraising, and alumni relations has been selected as the new vice president of institutional advancement at Northern Essex Community College with campuses in Haverhill and Lawrence, MA. Allison Dolan-Wilson was most recently executive director of alumni relations for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology…

Grocery Cart Challenge Added to Yankee Homecoming Parade

By Reception Desk | July 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

NEWBURYPORT, MA – June 28, 2019. Pennies for Poverty has challenged the community to participate in a fun food drive as part of the Yankee Homecoming Parade on August 4th. Pennies is inviting teams to join the parade with fancifully decorated wagons, carts, or anything with wheels with the capacity to collect non-perishable food and…

From Nepal to South Africa, Global Indigenous Art Showcased at Cultural Survival’s Newburyport Bazaar

By Reception Desk | June 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Newburyport, MA (June 2019) – Cambridge-based non-profit organization Cultural Survival will present its second annual Indigenous arts festival once again this year in Newburyport, MA. This year’s Bazaar will feature unique pieces from more than 60 cultures including traditional Zulu beaded jewelry, Nepali masks, and Maya weavings. By uniting local shoppers and Indigenous artists from…

Paula Estey Gallery Welcomes Artist Carol Benally and Scientist Peter Phippen for Talk on The Great Marsh

By Reception Desk | June 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Newburyport, MA, June 25, 2019 – Artists, environmentalists and locals all agree that the North Shore’s Great Marsh, which extends from Cape Ann to New Hampshire, is a natural gem worth protecting and preserving. With more than 20,000 acres of marsh, barrier beach, tidal river, estuary, mudflat, and upland islands, the Great Marsh is the…

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 – 1975), String Quartet No. 6 in G Major, Opus 101

By Reception Desk | June 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

After another successful Book Salon on Tuesday, June 18th focusing on Shostakovich and the book “The Noise of Time” (by Julian Barnes), David Yang thought it would be timely to include the program note for Shostakovich’s 6th String Quartet featured on the festival this summer. I. Allegretto II. Moderato con moto III. Lento IV. Lento – Allegretto There are periods in one’s life, even decades,…