Tag Archives: The Annie

“The Sing” at The Annie

Come join the fun at The Annie every Wednesday night at 7PM for two and a half hours of musical sharing.  We sit in a circle in the Art Parlor and take turns singing (or playing acoustic instruments, or both), … Continue reading

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Art Party at “The Annie” – paintings by Sheila Lavelle

Yesterday evening there was an art party at The Annie for the opening of a show of beautiful paintings by Sheila Lavelle.  The artist was present, as was Henry Allen (founder of The Annie). Her paintings are tranquil and calming, … Continue reading

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Last Weekend of Greasy Pole, The Musical

… a few performances are left, at The Annie! If you haven’t seen it yet… what are you waiting for? I went last night for the first time, and there was a full house, so you might want to make reservations.  The … Continue reading

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Origami class in Gloucester (change of date), plus photos from the convention in NYC

About a week ago I posted from the annual Origami USA convention in New York City.  At the end of this post, I’ll include some photos of the amazing work that was on display there.  To help bring some of … Continue reading

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“The Immigrants Speak” – and very eloquently, too!

On Saturday night, The Annie hosted a great performance called “The Immigrants Speak”. It is a part of Jacqueline Cooper’s project titled “Follow the Thread”, which focuses on “America’s Jewish immigrants and the birth of the garment industry.” The presentation … Continue reading

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African Zebra in Gloucester

OK, not really, just an origami zebra. This model is designed by John Montroll, to be folded from one square sheet of origami paper (as usual, no cutting or gluing).  It is a great example of how to take advantage … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss “I Hate Hamlet!”

I haven’t seen this yet myself, of course, but I’ve been around the Annie while the troupe was there, and they sure seem to be having fun with the production!  Very often that translates in to the audience having fun … Continue reading

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Weekly “Sing” at the Annie

Every week on Wednesday night, 7-9:30PM at “The Annie“, there is a singing session, open to anyone who wants to come.  We sit in a circle in the art parlor and take turns singing and/or playing (on acoustic instruments) whatever … Continue reading

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Italian Folk Songs

Sung by Caro Cicala on May 2 during our weekly Wednesday night “sing” at The Annie:

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Pennies from Heaven

Last Wednesday evening, we had a great group at The Annie for our weekly singing event (7-9:30PM).  The last time I posted about this, someone asked for video of a song – so I brought my iPhone tripod setup, and filmed! Henry … Continue reading

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An evening of song at the Annie

Last night we had our weekly Wednesday night singing session at the Annie. It’s very informal and spontaneous; anyone who wants to show up takes a seat in our circle of chairs in the art parlor, and we go around … Continue reading

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Six Pairs of Hands – see it while you can!

I went to the Saturday 2PM matinee of “Six Pairs of Hands” at the Annie, narrating true stories of fishermen’s wives in Gloucester.   I am very glad I went!  Really, it’s amazingly well done, from the actors’ performances to … Continue reading

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Cameron’s Feast

“Cameron’s Feast”, a benefit dinner organized by Henry Allen at The Annie for to support both The Annie and the Brain Candy Foundation, was a great success on Monday night.  The food was great, and the performances of song, dance, … Continue reading

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On The Wall art show at The Annie tonight!

If you haven’t heard, there’s going to be a great art opening at The Annie tonight with a group of fantastic young artists from around town! Watch the video below for more details, check out the Facebook page, or just … Continue reading

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Cole Herbst and other young artists showing at The Annie next Friday

Great show next Friday of some exciting young artists from Gloucester! If you haven’t seen any of Cole’s stuff before, look here and here. Jason Burroughs, Jamie Rynkowski, Jake Stafford and Justus Dunton will be showing work also – really … Continue reading

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Cape Ann Painter and Photographer Group

The meeting was held this morning for the first time at the wonderful Annie Theatre, which is where future meetings will be held. E.J. gave a super presentation on marketing for artists–this is a great group for meeting fellow artists, … Continue reading

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Wednesday night “sing” at The Annie

Here’s a snapshot from the “sing” last night at The Annie – a weekly informal get-together on Wednesdays from 7PM to 9:30PM, where everyone gets a chance to sing and/or to sing along with others, and/or play acoustic instruments. People … Continue reading

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