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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Upcoming Events in Greater Lowell, March 31

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"War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over."

- Union General William T. Sherman

Save the date! COOL Annual Breakfast, May 11

Mark your calendars for COOL's Annual Breakfast event on Wednesday, May 11, 7:30am.

This year's event will feature several of Lowell's creative businesses and cultural innovators, who are integral to the City's vitality!

Location: Arts League of Lowell Gallery, 22 Shattuck Street, Lowell.

To attend, kindly RSVP to Dimitrios Booras, dbooras@lowellma.gov by Friday, April 29, 2011.
Tickets are $25 (general public) and $10 (students and artists).

More information: Contact LZ Nunn, (978) 674.1480


2011 Lowell Film Festival SPOTLIGHT: Traces of the Trade

James DeWolfe Perry VI
James DeWolfe Perry VI

In Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North, filmmaker Katrina Browne discovers that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. See this incredible story unfold on Fri., Apr. 29 at 7pm at the 4th Annual Lowell Film Festival! Post-film discussion with James DeWolfe Perry.
More information: www.LowellFilmFestival.org

Attention artists! Assets for Artists Information Session, April 14

Assets for Artists is a collaborative program aimed at helping Massachusetts artists who wish to become home owners and/or strengthen their creative businesses. Lowell artists: don't miss an Information Session on this exciting new program, Thur., Apr. 14, 6:30pm at the ALL Arts Gallery, Lowell.
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The City of Lowell celebrates 175th Anniversary with kick-off event, April 11

Celebrate the City of Lowell's 175th Anniversary of its incorporation with fun, engaging events and activities throughout the year! Don't miss the 175th Kick-Off Celebration at City Hall on Mon., Apr. 11, 4:30-6:30pm, featuring honored speakers, musical performances and City Hall tours.
More information: Download/view the press release (PDF)

New Orleans jazz dynamo Glen David Andrews performs at Western Avenue Studios, April 2

New Orleans rising star Glen David Andrews (the "Crown Prince of Treme") brings his band back to Lowell's Western Avenue Studios on April 2 for From Basin Street to Western Avenue: Celebrating the Roots of Jazz and Preserving Its Future. Andrews will perform twice and speak to young local musicians. Free event, donations appreciated.
More information: www.inthespace.net

"40 Under 40" Lowell Anthology - Call for Work

If you are an artist under 40 years of age who lives, works, or goes to school in the Greater Lowell area, Bootstrap Press encourages you to submit your creative work for their "40 Under 40" anthology to be released this year.
More information: Click here for submission and project details

Faculty Recital & Art Songs at UMass Lowell, March 31 and April 7

Faculty Recital by pianist Thomas Strumpf, with Bonnie Anderson, piano, Thur., Mar. 31, 7:30pm, AND, Music on the Merrimack Concert Series - An Evening of Opera Scenes and Art Songs, Thur., Apr. 7, 7:30pm. Both events are free and open to the public.
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Do YOU have a Lowell story?

  Lowell City Hall

Lowell City Hall

In commemoration of the Mill City's 175th birthday, the City of Lowell is collecting fun and engaging stories celebrating Lowell's history, diversity and spirit. If you have a story to tell, submit it! You could win 2 season passes to the Lowell Summer Music Series!
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Whistler House Museum of Art Exhibits, March 23 - April 30

In the Parker Gallery: "Looking @ Lowell" - Explore City of Lowell sights commonly overlooked. In the Member's Room: "Whistler's Mother around the World"- A themed quilt exhibit featuring Whistler's Mother reinterpreted in several different settings. Reception: Apr. 9, 2-4pm
More Information: www.whistlerhouse.org

Departures/Arrivals on exhibit at Loading Dock Gallery, March 30 - April 24

Departures/Arrivals, on exhibit at Lowell's Loading Dock Gallery from Mar. 30 to Apr. 24, presents new work by Cornelia Jutta Forster and Maxine Farkas. Artists reception Fri., Apr. 1, 6-9pm. The gallery is located at Western Avenue Studios, 2nd Floor, A-Mill (122 Western Avenue).
More information: www.theloadingdockgallery.com

Massachusetts Artists 2011: Contemporary Work by Artists of Massachusetts, March 20 - April 30

The Brush Art Gallery will showcase artists from all over the state of Massachusetts (32 total) represented by a diverse range of work including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, mixed media and sculpture. Artists' reception: Apr. 3, 2-4pm
More Information: www.thebrush.org

2011 Young Artists at Play at Merrimack Repertory Theatre

Merrimack Repertory Theatre announces the program schedule for the 14th season of Young Artists At Play (YAAP), a successful summer theater program that includes theater camps, performance seminars and musical theater workshops.
More information: http://www.merrimackrep.org/education/yaap.aspx

Who Killed Chea Vichea? screens in Lowell with filmmaker appearance, April 19

Lowell National Historical Park & the Lowell Film Collaborative partner for a film screening of Who Killed Chea Vichea? on Tues., Apr. 19, 7pm, in recognition of the Cambodian New Year. Special guests include the film's producer, Rich Garella. Free admission.
More information: www.lowellfilmcollaborative.org or Suzzanne Cromwell, 978-674-1483

Andover Chamber Music's season finale, April 10

Allison Eldredge
Allison Eldredge

Andover Chamber Music presents "Pinnochio's Adventures in Funland" by Michael Gandolfi, narrated by renowned former radio host Richard Knisely. Also performing are Grammy award winner Todd Palmer and Boston Trio members Allison Eldredge, Irina Muresanu & Heng-Jin Park. Sun., Apr. 10, 4pm, West Parish Church, Andover.
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The 4th Annual Lowell Film Festival, April 28 - 30

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the 4th Annual Lowell Film Festival will showcase classic & popular films, historical documentaries, and contemporary independent films that explore themes traceable to the Civil War and its societal impact. Don't miss this historic cinematic event!
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Save the Date! LTC Grand Re-opening, May 13

See Lowell Telecommunications Corporations' brand new home and get a first-hand look at what all the buzz is about including their state-of-the-art studio, a Green Room/Lounge, and a new art exhibition space. Fri., May 13, 5-8pm, 246 Market St., (across from the Visitor Center).
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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.

Deadlines: To insure your posting is in the coming week's e-blast, we must receive it by the previous Friday.

To subscribe, send an email to scromwell@lowellma.gov with the subject line, "Please subscribe to COOL e-blast."

To unsubscribe, scroll down to the bottom of this e-newsletter and use the "SecureUnsubscribe" link.

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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