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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Upcoming Events in Greater Lowell, November 10

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"Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does Nature, because in her inventions, nothing is lacking and nothing is superfluous."

--Leonardo da Vinci

Discover Lowell 2010

Don't miss our next Discover Lowell event, the City of Lights Parade & Holiday Art Stroll. 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!

Hailey Fuqua and LPO perform November 19

Hailey Fuqua
Hailey Fuqua

In "Diva In Love," soprano Hailey Fuqua portrays many aspects of the love-filled heart - through the music of Schumann's Widmung, Rossini's Othello, Handel's Delilah, Puccini's Suor Angelica, and Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin. Pawtucket Congregational Church, 8pm.
More information
: www.lowellphilharmonic.org

Harlem Quartet comes to UML's Durgin Hall, November 14

The renowned Harlem Quartet will perform at Durgin Hall to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the UML String Project.The benefit concert starts at 3pm with VIP reception to follow at UMass Lowell's Allen House. Tickets: $30/pp, $100 (show & reception). UML & MCC students free w/ID.
More information: Jacqueline Ledoux,
Jacqueline_Ledoux@uml.edu or 978-934-2236.

Paintings at the Pollard, November 17

The Pollard Memorial Library Foundation presents newly restored paintings in the library's collection to the public on Wed., Nov. 17, 5-7pm. These seven paintings were restored with privately raised funds from the community. Free and open to the public.
More Information: www.pollardml.org

Mish Michaels talks about "Storm Chasing," November 18

Don't miss this fascinating talk on Storm Chasing by Emmy Award winning broadcast meteorologist and environmental reporter Mish Michaels. Event takes place at the Pollard Memorial Library on Thur. Nov. 18, 7pm as part of the Moses Greeley Parker Lecture Series.
More Information: www.parkerlectures.com

"Inter-Glacial Free Trade Agency," November 8 - 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. Artist talk and reception takes place Tues., Nov. 9, 3-5pm.
More Information: www.uml.edu/dept/art/galleries

Take a hard hat tour of Appleton Mills, November 14

Attention artists! A hard hat tour of Appleton Mills -- the first (new) affordable artists' housing ever built in Massachusetts -- will take place from 1-3pm, Sun., Nov. 14. Tour departs from The Revolving Museum's new location, 300 Jackson Street. No cost. No RSVPs required.
More information: www.liveappletonmills.com

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! Event will be held at the new 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

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. Tours depart from 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 Grupo Chevere (Nov. 13) a Flamenco Show and 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

"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.

"Secrets" accepting submissions
119 Gallery's 6 Annual Juried Exhibit. Drop off artwork between Thur. Nov. 11 and Sat. Nov 13, 12 - 5 p.m. The prize is a solo exhibit at the gallery in 2011.
More Information: www.119gallery.org

About the COOL Cultural E-newsletter

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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