Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

Arts/Entertainment

September 25, 2013

Events Calendar

ART AND GALLERIES

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. www.andover.edu/museums/addison/Pages/default.aspx.

ALPERS FINE ART, “THIS to THAT,” gallery's opening exhibit, 96 Main St., Andover. Gallery hours Wednesday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and by appointment. 978-760-1829, alpers2@verizon.net, www.alpersfineartonline.com.

ARTS INSTITUTE GROUP, "Hocuspocus," Arts Institute Group of the Merrimack Valley's 12th annual show and sale of fine arts and crafts, Wednesday, Oct. 23, through Nov. 2, Nevins Memorial Library, The Great Hall, third floor, 350 Broadway, Methuen. Gallery hours Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; free admission, www.artinstitutegroup.org; David Jones, 978-738-1924, or Gail Fuller, 617-510-5742.

ARTSPACE, “Banded/Cornered/Assembled," large-scale art installation by Paul Oberst, through Oct. 12, Bentley Library, Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott St., Haverhill. Gallery hours Monday through Thursday, 2 to 9 p.m.; Friday, 2 to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m; Patricia Kidney, pkidney@necc.mass.edu, or Marc Mannheimer, mmannheimer@necc.mass.edu.

ESSEX ART CENTER, “One of these days ...” featuring paintings by Leon Elitov, Connie McCausland and Patricia Edmonds, through Oct. 18, Chester F. Sidell Gallery; 56 Island St., Lawrence; Leslie Costello, 978-685-2343 or leslie@essexartcenter.org; www.essexartcenter.org.

MEMORIAL HALL LIBRARY, “Soaring,” Artist of the Month exhibit featuring works by local elementary school students, first floor; Zentangle art by community services librarian Emily Classon, second-floor display case; both exhibits through Sept. 30; Coming Oct. 1, Artist of the Month exhibit featuring works by Steve DiFranza, first floor; watercolor artist Meg O’Hanlon specializing in food and recipe illustrations, second-floor display case; both exhibits through Oct. 31; 2 North Main St., Andover; 978-623-8401, www.mhl.org.

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  • AT KIM STAMAS

    FILE PHOTO Kim Stamas at an Arbor Day program this spring at The Park. She took over as Department of Community Services director in March.

    Busy summer for Stamas; Community Services director reflects on strong season Posted 6 days ago 1 Photo
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    FILE PHOTO Casey McQuillen, seen here performing at an Andover Youth Services Valentine's Day Dance, is hoping for clearer skies Thursday night for her Concert in The Park.

    Waiting out the storm; McQuillen opts for one-day rain delay for Concert in The Park Posted 6 days ago 1 Photo
  • AT SHAKESPEARE

    PHOTO CUTLINE: The cast of the Actor's Company will perform Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, a joyful comedy full of mischief, deception and ultimately love, will be performed for free on the North Andover Town Common, Friday, August 22, 6 pm. (Pictured Autumn Buhl as Hero, James T. Turner, III as Claudio, Kerry Anne Kilkelly as Beatrice and and J.T. Turner as Benedick) For details contact Linda Greenstein, 978-352-7315

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  • AT CASEY

    FILE PHOTO Casey McQuillen, who aims to incorporate an important message for adolescents into her music, takes to the bandstand at The Park in downtown Andover next week. Her appearance will cap off the town's annual summer music series.

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    Deena Droubi, 5, poses from the cab of one of the Department of Public Works' mini loaders as she climbs down from the vehicle. Deena got a chance to sit behind the wheel of the piece of heavy equipment.

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    COURTESY PHOTO "The Jungle Book" cast members, from left, Somin Virmani as Mowgli, Sophia Yannolfo as Buzzy the vulture, Jillian Alden as Ziggy the vulture, Meyer Rosen as Flaps the vulture and Caroline Samoluk as Dizzy the vulture, rehearse in ACT's current theater space.

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  • AT ADDAMS FAMILY

    COURTESY PHOTO Andover's Alex Hanscom will play Gomez in Boston Children's Theatre's weekend production of "The Addams Family."

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    Ricky Jaime, left, cheers on Isaac Brickman as he works on his moves on stage at the Collins Center.

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  • AT GARDEN

    PAUL BILODEAU/Staff photo Volunteer Martha Owen of Andover works in the perennial garden at The Stevens-Coolidge Place in North Andover. A dedicated group of local residents recently restored the perennial beds, which were established at the estate in 1907.

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  • AT TAMMY

    Courtesy photo Megan McCann, left, and Melanie Scharn, right, have launched a fundraising campaign to assist Tammy Jusczak, center, a longtime toddler teacher at Bright Horizons in Andover who is battling cancer.

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