Artist, photographer and teacher STEPHEN DIRADO has been taking deeply beautiful and mysterious black and white portrait photographs of people at the clothes optional beach in Martha’s Vineyard since 1988. Although Stephen has worked on numerous other interesting series of works, his Martha’s Vineyard series is certainly his longest running and most complex series.
Solos & Duos Series Presents: Mark Feldman/Sylvie Courvoisier Duo
Bezanson Recital Hall
“Calling these duets simply chamber music, would be selling them short,” writes Andrew Bartlett. “The music gallops through genres, all of which is touched uniquely by Feldman and Courvoisier's mix of sharp jazz chops, 20th-century chamber music, and traditional music of multiple stripes.”
Musaner is a musical project directed by composer and pianist Ara Sarkissian. With regular performances at The Beehive, this uniquely evocative musical group encompasses original folk music compositions and arrangements from Armenia. Folk instruments blend with the traditional language of a jazz band to create a new and original sound. Website: Click to Visit
With some of Boston's finest young players, The Gary Fieldman Quartet is an ensemble with dynamic sensibilities ranging from ambient to intensely rhythmic and from ethereal to explosive. Hills and valleys abound. Website: Click to Visit
John Henry' s Hammer Coffeehouse presents: Joe Fusco and Friends
John Henry' s Hammer Coffeehouse welcomes Joe Fusco, with friends Mac Cole, Anne Marie Lucci, Cowboy Matt Hopewell, The Original Inflatables, Myra McLeod, Janice Harvey, the Sunny Side Swing Band, and Paul Della Valle.