Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

November 21, 2013

Events Calendar

Compiled by Chelsea DeFusco
The Andover Townsman


ADDISON GALLERY, “Flash Back Nov. 22, 1963,” 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, through Jan. 12, 2014; “James Prosek: The Spaces in Between,” incorporating natural history painting with contemporary influences, through Jan. 5, 2014; “Natural Selections,” drawings from Addison’s permanent collection, through March 2014; “the kids are all right,” photography and video exploring notion of family in 21st century, through Jan. 5; gallery admission free. Phillips Academy, 180 Main St., Andover. Gallery hours Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.; 978-749-4000.

ALPERS FINE ART, “New Views of the Old World,” multi-artist exhibit, through Nov. 27. Gallery hours Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and by appointment. 978-760-1829,,

ESSEX ART CENTER, “Good Fences”, site-specific installation exploring contemporary boundaries and borders, by Jamal Thorne, through Dec. 19, Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery; 56 Island St., Lawrence; Leslie Costello, 978-685-2343 or;

MEMORIAL HALL LIBRARY, Hanging exhibit, Teen Art Show, first floor; Artist of the Month, Vicki Murphy, featuring her wool appliqué , second-floor display case; both exhibits through Nov. 30; 2 North Main St., Andover; 978-623-8401,


ANDOVER BOOKSTORE, Kent Wascom, author of “The Blood of Heaven,” Thursday, Nov. 21; Bill and Katharine Dalton, authors of “Legendary Locals of Andover,” Friday, Nov. 22; all start at 7 p.m., free; 89R Main St., Andover; 978-475-0143,


BRASSERIE 28, Singer-songwriter Ryan Fitzsimmons, folk rock, indie, pop, Thursday, Nov. 21; singer-songwriter Ryan LaPerle, folk rock, pop, Friday, Nov. 22; singer-songwriter Ryan Flaherty, gypsy, folk, Wednesday, Nov. 27; all music 8 to 11 p.m., 2 Elm Square, Andover;

BRITTEN CELEBRATION, Choirs of Christ Church Andover celebrate 100th anniversary of British composer Benjamin Britten Saturday, Nov. 23, 3 p.m., Christ Church, 33 Central St., Andover; tea in British tradition follows in Parish Hall; doors open 2:30 p.m.; suggested donation $15 adults, $10 students/seniors, includes the afternoon tea; proceeds support future music events at Christ Church Andover.

CHAMBER MUSIC, Mistral Music, formerly Andover Chamber Music, presents “Venice & Leipzig,” annual holiday concert featuring Baroque music, Saturday, Dec. 7, 5 p.m., South Church, 41 Central St., Andover; tickets $30 adults, seniors $25, students free with ID;, 978-474-6222.


PARENT TO PARENT, Sal Caraviello presents “Kids in Crisis: Stress, Despair and Hope,” Thursday, Dec. 5, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Memorial Hall Library, second floor, 2 North Main St., Andover; hosted by Andover Parent to Parent; free;


DANCE MUSICAL, Andover High School Drama Guild presents “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” Thursday, Nov. 21, through Saturday, Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 24, 2 p.m., Collins Center at Andover High School, 80 Shawsheen Road, Andover; tickets $20 adults, $15 students/seniors, $5 AHS students with ID; $5 tickets for all students/seniors Thursday, Nov. 21, only; 978-623-8666,


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