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Congratulations to the Gloucester Police Department, this year’s Saint Peter’s Fiesta military seine boat champions!
A Coat Guard oarsman took an oar to the chest midway through the military seine boat race today at Pavilion Beach. It looked to happen at the turn. The Coast Guard (Nina) was racing alongside the Gloucester Fire Department (Pinta); the accident appeared to slow the firemen. The oarsman was rushed to shore by the Coast Guard rescue boat. At this time, no additional information available. We hope a speedy recovery for the oarsman.
At tonight’s St. Peter’s Fiesta opening ceremony, Mayor Romeo Theken announced the citizens of Gloucester are now the proud owners of Beautiful Pavilion Beach. More information to follow.
Beautiful skies last night at Pavilion Beach and beautiful weather predicted for the weekend. Buona Festa!
Tremendous race and tremendously fun for we watching the race. The most enjoyable was seeing the families cheer on their loved ones. I didn’t photograph the men’s and women’s winners Dan Chruniak and Layce Alves crossing the finish line as I was filming them. This was Layce Alves 7th 5k win! For complete coverage of the race, see today’s Gloucester Daily Times.
AT GLOUCESTER STAGE COMPANY ON JUNE 25
Live Theater Performances of Classic Stories for Young Audience Members Age 3 and Older
Gloucester Stage Company proudly continues Playtime Stories, an engaging combination of children’s stories and live performances for ages 3 and older, on Saturday, June 25 at 10 am at Gloucester Stage, 267, East Main Street, Gloucester. Playtime Stories offers young children the unique opportunity to experience the fun and magic of live theater as they watch their favorite books come to life onstage. Following the performance audience members will be invited to join the Playtime Stories Company in fun and interactive workshops relating to the story. Each Saturday the Playtime Stories Company, consisting of members of Gloucester Stage’s apprentice company, veteran Youth Acting Workshop students and special guest narrators will perform a children’s story against the backdrop of the story’s illustrations as well as create a dynamic weekly series of interactive events related to the story. Each week Playtime Stories explores different stories ranging from classic fairy tales to new stories to works by local authors. The books for June 25 are The Three Little Pigs and The Little Red Hen. Upcoming weeks include the books: Curious Georgeand Little Bunny Foo Foo on July 9. Other Stories planned for July include Virginia Lee Burton’sMike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, Rumpelstiltskin, and the Dr. Seuss classics, The Loraxand What Pet Should I Get? All Playtime Story performances are held at 10 am at Gloucester Stage, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Admission is $5. For more information, call the Gloucester Stage Box Office at 978-281-4433 or visit www.gloucesterstage.com
Jeanne Marie and Dante
Sara Favazza proudly stands by the statue of Saint Peter. She is the youngest of Captain Salvatore Favazza’s ten children. In 1926-1927, Captain Favazza commissioned Charlestown sculptor De Petero to create the statue of Saint Peter.
Wednesdays with Fly Amero ~ This Week’s very Special Guest: J.B. Amero 7-10pm @ The Rhumb Line 6.22.2016
Dinner Specials Each Week!
Wednesday, June 22nd – 7pm
Musical Guest: J.B AMERO!
Deep soul magic. Perhaps the most popular performer we
have here on Cape Ann… the great J.B. graces our presence
as we kick off Fiesta this Wednesday. We start at 7, but I’d
say come early. A crowd is expected. ~ Fly
Dinner with great music!
*Each week features a special, invited musical guest
The Rhumb Line Kitchen……now features Janet Brown with some new and healthy ideas!
Plus a fine, affordable wine menu!
6/29 – Fly Amero & Arizona Friends
7/6 – Toni Ann
7/13 -Jon Butcher
7/20 – John Rockwell
Looking forward……to seeing you there
Thunderstorms clearing over #GloucesterMA Harbor. Looks like a #fishing day after all. #Lobster #lobstercompany
Here’s Tuffy and Forest at 4:45AM
We enjoyed yet another outstanding Passports wine dinner event this past Thursday evening, hosted by owner and Chef Eric Lorden and wine expert Matt Rose. Each of the four wonderfully delicious courses was paired with the perfect wine from the Loire Valley of France. And too, my husband and I enjoy so much the welcoming wait staff at Passports. Michael and Sally were our servers and they are always friendly and professional. We especially appreciate their fine and seamless service during the wine dinner events with a dining room bursting with patrons.
Fantabulous roast lamp chops, with capers and wild mushrooms
Passports serves lunch and dinner seven days a week. They open at 11:30 am. You’ll love their everyday menu and they also post daily specials on Facebook, which you can check out here. Passports will be resuming their wine dinners in the early fall.
Each and every morning the DPW is out there cleaning Good Harbor Beach. They do an absolutely tremendous job. You would be shocked at what people leave behind, and the sheer volume of it. I am usually filming in non-public spaces and it has been an eye opener working at a public beach in the early morning. If you see these guys, please tell them thanks.
Professional Theater Training for 5 – 18 Year Olds
Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshop exposes young people to professional theater during a 6 week acting program for children ages 5 to 18 on Fridays from July 8 through August 12. The Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshop provides young people an opportunity to develop self-confidence, communication and teamwork skills to use in their daily life as well as to introduce them to the skills necessary for professional theater. A professional training program, the workshops include an introduction to theater basics such as theater games, improvisation, movement, vocal and physical expression, character preparation, scene study, storytelling, writing, public speaking and confidence building training. Award winning actress Heidi Dallin teaches acting in collaboration with Special Guest Instructors to offer specialized training in theater related disciplines. This summer some of the Guest Instructors will include: Academy nominated actress Lindsay Crouse teaching an Advanced Acting Class; Elliot Norton Award winning actress Marya Lowry teaching Acting Shakespeare Techniques; and Emerson College trained Dialect Instructor Elizabeth Milanovich teaching a variety of dialects including Cockney, Proper British, American Southern and Russian. The 2016 Summer Session begins Friday, July 8 and meets on Fridays for two hours per week through Friday, August 12 at Gloucester Stage, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. The students are divided in classes according to age: Children’s Class: 9 am to 11 am-5 to 8 year olds; Pre-Teen Class: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm-9 to 11 year olds; Teen Class: 2 pm to 4 pm-12 to 18 years old. The Youth Acting Workshop Program received a grant for tuition reduction thanks to sponsorship in part from the Bruce J. Anderson Foundation and John and Mollie Byrnes. Call Heidi at 978-283-6688 to register or visit www.gloucesterstage.com for more information.
All photos by Gary Ng