Author Archives: S.D. Kelly

Submit Your Short Film or Poem for Rockport’s Upcoming Festival!

  SUBMIT YOUR FILM FOR THE RED SHED FILM FEST ON ROCKPORT’S MOTIF No.1 DAY Are you a filmmaker? Apply to screen your film at the Red Shed Film Festival on Motif No.1 Day in Rockport! The Red Shed is a … Continue reading

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A Coffeehouse in Rockport with an Awesome Band!

Yes, this band is indeed awesome. Not that I’m biased or anything. Of course the fact that the band is made up of my brother, niece and two nephews doesn’t influence my love for their music. Not at all, I … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey: That’s All Folks (Until Next Year…)

I grimace because I care… Season 4 of Downton Abbey is over, and as much as I love to complain about its soap opera excesses, I’m gonna miss now it’s gone. I’m already looking forward to next winter, when the … Continue reading

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Fire, Ice & Music: “Wharf Music” is Wharf-tastic!

One week later and I still psyched about my experience of last weekend’s “Wharf Music” installation on Bradley Wharf in Rockport (where Motif No.1 is). The installation involves lobster traps, LED lights, fire pits, and music drifting from across the … Continue reading

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Say What? Fire, Ice & Music in Downtown Rockport!

People assume that the off-season in Rockport means that the town is entirely shut down when, in reality, winter in Rockport provides great opportunities to enjoy downtown when it is at its most beautiful with snow cover and ice — … Continue reading

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Make a Mess Making Art!

This event sounds like a good time for a good cause! Check it out, below… ESSEX ELEMENTARY HOLDS 5TH ANNUAL MESSY ART NIGHT Essex, MA (January 27, 2014) – Essex Elementary School (EES) and the Essex Parent-­‐Teacher Organization (PTO) will … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey: Post-Episode Breakdown

First, let’s just get this out of the way: this show is awful. Bad writing and a terrible plot have conspired to ruin what, during the first season anyway, was once a beacon of televised goodness across a crowded wasteland. … Continue reading

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The Best Christmas Decoration EVER! (Not to Overstate it)

This year I was lucky enough to acquire one of the limited-run wall hangings created in printer Julia Garrison’s studio & shop, The Sarah Elizabeth Shop, in Rockport. The piece hangs near our dinner table and I stare at it … Continue reading

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HarvestFest is TODAY!!!: Cooking Demos, Live Music, Local Food & Contra Dancing!!!

Don’t miss Rockport’s HarvestFest THIS Saturday, October 19th from 10am to 6pm. The fun includes dancing and a bit of Ipswich Ale, among other delights. This post would be a million words long (really!) if I included everything going on, … Continue reading

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Rockport’s Harvestfest is Almost Here!!!

Check it out: Rockport’s Harvestfest has it all: fantastic local food & drink. Live music. Activities for families. A Seafood Throwdown… But wait! There’s more! A Doggy Parade sponsored by Cape Ann Animal Aid, a contra dance in Dock Square … Continue reading

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Cape Ann artists Nina Samoiloff, Jenna Powell & Kyle Browne Have a New Show!

The opening is tonight in Beverly at the Studios at Porter Mill and the show will be up through October 27th. Don’t miss the chance to see the work of these three innovative artists! Check out previous GMG posts on … Continue reading

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BIIIIIIIIIIIIIGGGGGG Weekend in Little Rockport!

Saturday, August 10th Rockport Farmers Market from 9 am to 1 pm This week’s vendors: Seaview Farm, Prides Osteria, Sullivan’s Sugarhouse, Wally’s Blackburn Bistro, Brothers’ Brew, First Light Farms, Home Grower’s Wheelbarrow, Rockport Festivals Market booth, Sea Biscuit Bakery, Batter … Continue reading

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SATURDAY at the Rockport Farmers Market!

The Rockport Farmers Market always provides fresh surprises. Artist Leslie Wind has stopped by a few times and done a little spinning of wool and on-the-spot knitting, which has been a great complement to all the handmade and small-batch food … Continue reading

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SATURDAY at the Rockport Farmers Market!

Exciting times coming up this Saturday! We have the Cape Ann Waldorf School joining us to offer a fun, food-related activity for kids. And we also have Alek Razdan, who is just an amazing musician, playing a set or two … Continue reading

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TOMORROW at the Rockport Farmers Market!

Thanks to all those who came out last week for the first summer Rockport Farmers’ Market! We had a great time and are looking forward to an entire summer of starting the weekends off with awesome food from local growers … Continue reading

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Pics from Saturday’s Rockport Farmers Market!

Fresh produce, smoked fish, grass-fed beef, award-winning pesto, baked goods, fresh doughnuts and coffee, plus Marvin Roberts, an expert in botany, discussing how to grow rhubarb and asparagus as part of the Garden Talks series…with all of this, Saturday proved … Continue reading

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The Rockport Farmers Market is Coming to Town!

All the details about the upcoming Rockport Farmers Market are here on GMG! The  market will be small but mighty, featuring some great Rockport and Cape Ann-based food producers. Word on the street is that Brothers’ Brew will be there … Continue reading

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