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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Upcoming Events in Greater Lowell, November 18

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"The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?"

--Pablo Picaso

Discover Lowell 2010

Don't miss our next Discover Lowell event, the City of Lights Parade & Holiday Art Stroll. Enjoy a city-wide Hot Chocolate Competition and Stocking Scavenger Hunt, the Festival of Wreaths, and the much anticipated holiday lighting of Downtown Lowell! While there, have your Discover Lowell Event Pass validated and get one step closer to winning our Discover Lowell raffle prize! Click here for complete details!

Fllying Orb Productions presents "Put a Spell on You," November 20

Flying Orb Productions presents "Put a Spell on You," a show of fashion, film, dance and poetry! Revolving Museum, 300 Jackson Street, Sat. Nov. 20. Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm. Free admission, great food!
More Information: www.facebook.com/flyingorb

Eric Bogosian's "Suburbia," November 18 - 21

Funny, edgy and heart-breaking, Eric Bogosian's exploration of the explosive frustrations of suburban youth is based on his own experience growing up in Woburn. Co-produced by UMass Lowell's Theater Arts Program and the Off-Broadway Players. Nov. 18 - 20, 7:30pm and Nov. 21, 2pm, UMass Lowell Comley-Lane Theater.
More Information: nancy_selleck@uml.edu
The Spiral Collective at the 119 Gallery, November 19
The 119 gallery always has a variety of events, exhibits, and art-related fun. This Fri. Nov. 19, check out the "Spiral Collective" while having an opportunity to speak with the artists at the artist reception.
For more events and more information: www.119gallery.org

FINAL WEEKEND! Don't miss "In An Instant" at The Loading Dock Gallery

In our mundane, day-to-day lives, art can been found in an instant if you look for it."In an Instant" combines the visions of painter Bill Tyers and photographer Adrien Bisson, giving us portraits of people in everyday situations and captured moments.
More Information: www.theloadingdockgallery.com

"Women's Works," December 2

Holiday Art & Craft Fair, hosted by the UMass Lowell Center for Women & Work. Begin your holiday shopping and enjoy musical performances. UML Inn & Conference Ctr, 50 Warren St., Downtown Lowell. The event runs from 2-8pm and is open to the public.
More Information: www.uml.edu/centers/women-work

"Inter-Glacial Free Trade Agency," Now through December 2

This exhibit by artist Lynn Richardson is on display at the UMass Lowell University Art Gallery in the McGauvran Student Union at UMass Lowell.
More Information: www.uml.edu/dept/art/galleries

David Amram's 80th Birthday Bash! December 9

A musical birthday celebration of composer and multi-instrumentalist David Amram, featuring the University Orchestra, the New England Orchestra and the Lowell Youth Orchestra, plus special guests. Dec. 9, 7:30pm, UMass Lowell Durgin Concert Hall. Free and open to the public.
More Information: kay_roberts@uml.edu

The Trolley Express is coming to town, November 27

Take a holiday trolley ride while listening to a reading of Chris Van Allsburg's "The Polar Express," on Sat., Nov. 27 as part of the City of Lights celebration. Tours depart the Boott Cotton Mills Museum at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Limited seating, reservations required.
More Information and Reservations: Lowell National Historical Park, 978-970-500

Beasley's Christmas Party, November 26 - December 19

Filled with humor, heart and hope, Beasley's Christmas Party receives its New England premiere at Merrimack Repertory Theater. See this story of a curious journalist and his extremely eccentric next-door neighbor who is planning a most unusual Christmas party.
More Information: www.merrimackrep.org

Thanksgiving Gospel Concert with Lura Smith, November 20

Hear Lura Smith and 20 special guest artists at Eliot Presbyterian Church (273 Summer St.) at a benefit for homeless families and young people seeking MCC scholarships. Suggested donation: $20. Catered desserts by La Boniche.
More information: www.comteam.org

Live music and salsa dancing every weekend at Ole!

Ole Restaurant and Tapas Bar hosts a variety of entertainment over the next few weeks. Enjoy Jose Salgado (Nov. 20) and the fabulous Grupo Fantasia (Nov. 27). Ole features salsa dancing and live music every weekend.
More Information: www.oletapas.info

Independent Film Night at Pollard Library: "Bomber," December 9
The Pollard Memorial Library screens "Bomber" for December's Independent Film Night, Dec. 9, 6:30pm. The Pollard has partnered with Film Movement, Inc. to bring award-winning, independent and foreign films for you! Don't miss the second Thursday of each month for a different film experience. Free admission!
More information: www.pollardml.org
Fun for the kids at the Pollard, December 28 and 29

Join the Pollard for some friendly competition to make the best Lego masterpiece, Dec. 28, 10:30am (grades 1 through 6, registration is not required). Wed., Dec. 29, 10am-12pm, come play old-fashioned board games, provided by the library (Kindergarten and up). Free and open to the public.
More information: www.pollardml.org

"Growth" at Ayer Lofts Gallery through November 28

See "Growth," a solo exhibition of Contemporary work by Indian Artist and Arts League of Lowell member Haroon Khimani. Khimani's interests within contemporary arts are in self-assembling scaffolds and evolving or structured facades or backdrops. Reception Sat., Nov. 13, 2-4pm. Visit www.haroonkhimani.com.
More information: www.ayerlofts.com

Image Theater's Naughty Readings, December 4

Image Theater's 6th Annual "Keep Your Kids At Home Naughty Readings" fundraiser evening will take place at The Old Court Pub in Lowell, Sat., Dec. 4, 8pm. See sexy, silly short plays by local playwrights Stephen O'Connor, Matt Hanf, Phyllis Rittner, Ron Radice, Richard Westcott, and Jeff Johnson. Tickets $25.
More information: www.imagetheater.com or call 978-441-0102

"The Art of Healers" at Lesley University, through December 4
Riverscape 1 by Jean Winslow
Riverscape 1 by Jean Winslow
The Art of Psychotherapists runs through Dec. 4 at Lesley University Marran Gallery, featuring works by Deborah Bohner, Nancy Cahan, Shaun McNiff, Yvonne Parma, Helen Shulman, Jean Winslow. Reception Tues., Nov. 16, 4:30-7:30pm. Lesley University Marran Gallery, Mellen & Oxford Streets, Cambridge.
More information: Jean Winslow at jeanwinslow@msn.com

Join the Revolving Museum Communications Team!

Become part of a vibrant team of dedicated individuals working to improve the Lowell community through art! Positions now available to work closely with Revolving Museum staff, other Commonwealth Corps members, participants and community partners to build an extensive communication network.
More Information: dtesta@revolvingmuseum.org

Calls to artists

Space available for Artists
Live-work space available for artists near downtown Lowell. Contact Rick Underwood at 978-454-2010 for details.

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The COOL Cultural E-newsletter is emailed every week by the Cultural Organization of Lowell (COOL) in conjunction with the Lowell Cultural Roundtable. News items for consideration may be sent to scromwell@lowellma.gov. Please limit description to no more than two lines of text and include full contact information and URL if applicable.

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If there is an upcoming event that you would like to put on the COOL calendar (www.cultureiscool.org), email LZ Nunn at LZNunn@lowellma.gov to obtain a password.

Links to our cultural community:

Lowell Memorial Auditorium, http://www.lowellauditorium.com/eventlistings.aspx

Merrimack Repertory Theatre, www.merrimackrep.org

The Bridge Review: Merrimack Valley Culture, http://ecommunity.uml.edu/bridge/

Website for Lowell artists, www.lowellisart.com

Art community chronicle, www.vyumagazine.com

Arts League of Lowell, www.artsleagueoflowell.org

Western Avenue Studios, www.westernavenuestudios.com

Ayer Lofts, www.Ayerlofts.com

The Brush Art Gallery and Studios, www.thebrush.org

The Image Theater, www.imagetheater.com

Whistler House Museum of Art, www.whistlerhouse.org

American Textile History Museum, www.athm.org

119 Gallery, www.119gallery.org

Lowell Folk Festival, www.lowellfolkfestival.org

Moses Greeley Parker Lectures, http://ecommunity.uml.edu/parkerlectures/parkersite.html

For a fuller listing of links see the COOL website, www.cultureiscool.org

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