Sep
28
7:00 PM19:00

Courtney Hartman & Taylor Ashton - 'Been on Your Side' Concert Tour

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We're delighted to announce the quietly stunning debut album from Courtney Hartman & Taylor Ashton - 'Been on Your Side' - coming August 31 on Free Dirt!  'Been on Your Side' features Hartman's compelling, virtuosic guitar work and Ashton's pulsing clawhammer banjo, with rich harmonies interwoven throughout. It's an intimate dialog between two stellar musicians and we can't wait for you to hear it. PRE-ORDER on CD/LP/Digital:smarturl.it/beenonyourside

Tickets: $20

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Oct
14
6:00 PM18:00

A Painter Who Farms - Film Night!

A Painter Who Farms

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This portrait of Allen’s life was created by filmmakers David & Barbarella Fokoshttp://www.saltandsugarproductions.com/, and produced by Chris & Sheila Morse (Morse Productions).

The film made its debut to two sold out screenings at the 2018 MV Film Festival in March. (www.tmvff.org). On June 9, 2018 about 200 people attended a showing at the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury. In August it played to a sold out crowd at the MV Film Center, as well at the Capawock Theater in Vineyard Haven. The next public screening will be at the Dedee Shattuck Gallery in Westport Mass. on Oct. 14 at 6 pm. http://dedeeshattuckgallery.com/

You can read about the film in the March 8 edition of the MV Times and in the June 11 issue of the Vineyard Gazette. You can also watch the trailer here.

Tickets: $10

Please call 508-636-4177 or email monica@dedeeshattuckgallery.com to reserve seating

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Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

Movie Night! Flip Scipio: Talking Guitars

Talking Guitars is an intimate portrait of master guitar craftsman, Flip Scipio. This behind-the-scenes music documentary illustrates the fascinating juxtaposition of the quiet artist and the world of musicians who seek his expertise. His clients include Jackson Browne, David Lindley, Ben Taylor, Paul Simon, David Tronzo, Leni Stern and Carly Simon. It is claimed that Flip can "make the worst piece of **** sing." For himself music is like Esperanto; a universal language.

Movie is FREE and open to the Public

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Sep
14
7:00 PM19:00

Join us for a Concert featuring Mary Halvorson and Shahzad Ismaily!

With and Introduction by Flip Scipio!

Tickets: $20

 

Meet the Performers...

Mary Halvorson

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One of improvised music’s most in-demand guitarists, Mary Halvorson has been active in New York since 2002, following jazz studies at Wesleyan University and the New School. 

Critics have called her “a singular talent” (Lloyd Sachs, JazzTimes), ”NYC’s least-predictable improviser” (Howard Mandel, City Arts), “one of the most exciting and original guitarists in jazz-or otherwise” (Steve Dollar, Wall Street Journal), and “one of today’s most formidable bandleaders” (Francis Davis, Village Voice). The Philadelphia City Paper’s Shaun Brady adds, “Halvorson has been steadily reshaping the sound of jazz guitar in recent years with her elastic, sometimes-fluid, sometimes-shredding, wholly unique style.”

After three years of study with visionary composer and saxophonist Anthony Braxton, Ms. Halvorson became an active member of several of his bands, including his trio, septet and 12+1tet. 

As a bandleader and composer, one of Ms. Halvorson’s primary outlets is her longstanding trio, featuring bassist John Hébert and drummer Ches Smith. Since their 2008 debut album, Dragon’s Head, the band was recognized as a rising star jazz band by Downbeat Magazine for five consecutive years. Most recently she has formed an octet, adding trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson, saxophonists Jon Irabagon and Ingrid Laubrock, trombonist Jacob Garchik, and pedal steel guitarist Susan Alcorn. 

Website

 

 

Shahzad Ismaily

 

Shahzad Ismaily was born to Pakistani immigrant parents and grew up in a wholly bicultural household. While he holds a masters degree in biochemistry from Arizona State University, he is a largely self-taught composer and musician, having mastered the electric and double bass, guitar, banjo, accordion, flute, drums, various percussion instruments and various analog synthesizers and drum machines. Ismaily has recorded or performed with an incredibly diverse assemblage of musicians, including Laurie Anderson and Lou Reed, Tom Waits, Jolie Holland, Laura Veirs, Bonnie Prince Billy, Faun Fables, Secret Chiefs 3, John Zorn, Elysian Fields, Shelley Hirsch, Niobe, Will Oldham, Nels Cline, Mike Doughty (of Soul Coughing), Graham Haynes, David Krakauer, Billy Martin (of Medeski Martin and Wood), Carla Kihlstedt’s Two Foot Yard, the Tin Hat Trio, Raz Mesinai and Burnt Sugar. He has also composed regularly for dance and theater, including for Min Tanaka, the Frankfurt Ballet and the East River Commedia. Recently he composed the score for the critically acclaimed movie Frozen River, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. He was also an Artist in Residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts in San Francisco, CA in 2008. Currently based in New York , Ismaily has studied music extensively in Pakistan, India, Turkey, Mexico, Santiago, Japan, Indonesia, Morocco and Iceland.

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Sep
8
5:00 PM17:00

Flip Scipio: Talking Guitars -- Opening Reception and Concert

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The Dedee Shattuck Gallery is pleased to present Flip Scipio: Talking Guitars, featuring the drawings and guitars of internationally renowned luthier Flip Scipio.

Raised in post-war Netherlands and now based in New York City, Scipio has made and restored fretted instruments for Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, David Bowie, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Ry Cooder, Chris Eldridge, Bill Frisell, Richie Havens, Norah Jones, Patty Larkin, Damien Rice, Carly Simon, Rufus Wainwright, and many others. As Scipio writes of his work, music is “that common language that allows people all across the world to communicate or at least understand each other without receiving specific instruction... my workshop is my church, in which I find a relief in concentration that I often lack in the outside world, solace in being able to repair broken things, and a kind of forgiveness for the things I don’t seem to be able to achieve. At best, my shop is a place of meditation where I can find moments of transcendence into a place of better understanding and trust without having to close something else out.”

Hired by the esteemed American guitar dealer and collector George Gruhn, Scipio was a staff member of the repair department at the Rhode Island based Guild Guitar Company from 1986 until 1988. He was also the repair-shop manager for Mandolin Brothers Ltd., the legendary Staten Island NY guitar shop that specialized in rare fretted instruments. In January of 2017 Scipio gave a series of lectures on various aspects of Guitar Construction and Repair at the prestigious Cartagena XI Festival Internacional de Música in Cartagena, Colombia.

The Dedee Shattuck Gallery invites the public to an artists' reception to celebrate the opening on Saturday, September 8, from 5-7pm, including a concert by Flip Scipio at 6pm.

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Aug
29
7:00 PM19:00

Mad Hot Ballroom - Westport Film Series

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The Westport Cultural Council will host its seventh annual film series on three consecutive Wednesdays this summer - August 15, 22, and 29, 2018 at 7:00 pm. The film series, free and open to the public, is made possible through a grant from the Helen E. Ellis Charitable Trust.  It will be held at the Dedee Shattuck Gallery, 1 Partners Lane, Westport, MA.

This year, the Council presents three documentary films with the theme “CHILD POWER” highlighting stories of amazing children’s lives and their powerful achievements.  Each film will be introduced by a guest speaker or demonstration, with a question and answer period to follow each showing.  

Wednesday August 29, 2018“MAD HOT BALLROOM”  Directed by Marilyn Agrelo, 2005, 1 hr & 45min. 

Students from over 60 New York City elementary schools learn ballroom dancing and dream of winning in a city-wide competition. They learn more about each other than just steps and their teachers feel the same urge to win "that giant trophy"! Perseverance with rhythm makes this a delightful lesson on learning and teaching.

Joining us will be Swansea's Arthur Murray Dance Center's young adult dancers. They will put a little fun in your life with ballroom dancing techniques.

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Aug
24
7:00 PM19:00

Live Performance with Reed Foehl and Putnam Murdock

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Reed Foehl and Putnam Murdock have created this duo by formalizing their lifelong musical friendship.  Established by their parents bluegrass band forty years ago, the duo has been playing and writing together for fifteen years.  Their first collaboration was placed in the feature film Just Friends, and since then their songs have been placed in television, movies, and commercials.  Dusty and patient, their music is genuine Americana, telling stories of the human condition with lyric and harmonies that push the boundaries while paying homage to tradition.

Tickets: $15/$20 at the door

To purchase a ticket please call 508-636-4177 or email  monica@dedeeshattuckgallery.com

 

Meet the Performers

Reed Föehl

Reed has recently been nominated for a Grammy, having written a song for Lee Ann Womack latest record.  Recently on tour with Gregory Alan Isakov, Anais Mitchell and Todd Snider, has returned to the east coast to record his next record.  

“Reed has the ability to transport the soul, a true master.  One of the great songwriters of our time.”  Gregory Alan Isakov

“He sings like he feels every note … Each song tells a story, all of which he relates astonishingly well.”  The Boston Globe

www.reedfoehl.net

 

Putnam Murdock

Putnam began his career as a touring musician, gaining comfort with the stage.  He then graduated from Berklee College of Music where he honed his songwriting craft.  Recently, Putnam worked with Florentine Films, Ken Burns’ company, recording the music to The Roosevelts.  

www.putnammurdock.com

 

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Aug
22
7:00 PM19:00

Children Full of Life - Westport Film Series

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The Westport Cultural Council will host its seventh annual film series on three consecutive Wednesdays this summer - August 15, 22, and 29, 2018 at 7:00 pm. The film series, free and open to the public, is made possible through a grant from the Helen E. Ellis Charitable Trust.  It will be held at the Dedee Shattuck Gallery, 1 Partners Lane, Westport, MA.

This year, the Council presents three documentary films with the theme “CHILD POWER” highlighting stories of amazing children’s lives and their powerful achievements.  Each film will be introduced by a guest speaker or demonstration, with a question and answer period to follow each showing.  

Wednesday August 22, 2018.  “CHILDREN FULL OF LIFE”   Directed by Noboru Kaetsu 2003, 48 Min. Narration in English with English sub-titles.

Mr. Kanamori, a 4th grade teacher in a Kanazawa primary school northwest of Tokyo not only teaches children how to be students but how to be happy and care for each other. Through lessons in teamwork, community, the importance of openness and how to cope, these students learn to live a happy life. An amazing, forward thinking teacher, Kanamori understands what teaching children really is all about. 

Our guest speaker is Chieko Ashidaka.  Born and educated in Japan, Ms. Ashidaka will discuss the teaching methods demonstrated in this film with Japanese education in general.

 

Film is FREE and open to the public

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Aug
15
7:00 PM19:00

Ladies First -- Westport Summer Film Series

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The Westport Cultural Council will host its seventh annual film series on three consecutive Wednesdays this summer - August 15, 22, and 29, 2018 at 7:00 pm. The film series, free and open to the public, is made possible through a grant from the Helen E. Ellis Charitable Trust.  It will be held at the Dedee Shattuck Gallery, 1 Partners Lane, Westport, MA.

This year, the Council presents three documentary films with the theme “CHILD POWER” highlighting stories of amazing children’s lives and their powerful achievements.  Each film will be introduced by a guest speaker or demonstration, with a question and answer period to follow each showing.  

Wednesday August 15, 2018"LADIES FIRST" Directed by: Uraaz Bahl, 2018, 39 Min.

"Girls belong at home not on the sports field. Sports are only for boys. Girls should cook, look after their home and raise their children, that's their role."  Born amid poverty, cultural taboos and limited women's rights in the village of Ratu, India, Deepika Kumari rose to become the number 1 female archer in the world at age18. She faced all odds to follow her dream in a land where girls don't come first and opened the door for those to follow.

Our guest speaker is Hana Tabit, an archer whose competitive travels have taken her across country to national tournaments to include participating in the 2015 Olympic Trials which led up to the 2016 Olympics.  Hana will provide a brief demonstration of Olympic archery and the beautiful equipment associated with it describing her experiences of some of the challenges a young woman in fierce competition for a chance at Olympic gold can face.  

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Aug
9
to Aug 11

Plein Air Painting Workshop

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Class description:

Join international traveler and painter Lisa Lebofsky on instructed plein air excursions in and around Barney’s Joy. Learn color principles; composition; perspective; light and shadow; texture; various painting techniques; how to translate and imbue energy and movement into your painting; philosophical and metaphorical approaches to painting nature; and the challenges and benefits of painting outdoors. Students will learn how to paint a beautiful and meaningful landscape. 

Material List

You have your choice of which day and how many days to attend.
Additional 10% off for you and a friend(s) enrolling together for the same day(s).

Price per person: 1 day: $200; 2 days: $350; 3 days: $500
Includes 6 hrs of hands on instruction plus 1 hr lunch break. Suggested time is 10-5pm, but can vary based on scheduling.

Maximum 10 people per day

TO ENROLL

1) Email lisalebofsky@gmail.com with your 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice dates. She will need several dates for planning purposes and for potential rain dates.

2) Please specify how many classes you would like to take (you can always add more with the discounted price listed above honored)

 

Instructor Biography

Lisa Lebofsky

 
 

Lisa Lebofsky paints the susceptibility of nature, correlating its restlessness with our own human vulnerabilities. Her direct participation with the landscape is vital to imbue a painting with the energy of a specific place, so that viewers can connect viscerally: to move, excite and engage them.

Lebofsky finds inspiration by traveling extensively, often to remote parts of the world, in order to immerse herself in different environment and cultures. She seeks out areas around the globe that are particularly susceptible to the impacts of climate change, and meets with local residents to discuss how their community is impacted. To a great extent, these personal interactions inform what areas and what subject matter is ultimately painted. Recent regions visited include Antarctica, Newfoundland and Labrador, Greenland and The Maldives. She currently lives and works in New York City.

Website: lisalebofsky.com

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Jul
19
7:00 PM19:00

Westport Historical Society: Westport's Underground History

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Presented by Holly Herbster

Join Holly Herbster from The Public Archaeology Lab to discover what archaeology reveals about Westport’s unique and diverse natural and social landscapes. Westport’s history stretches back nearly 12,000 years, even though much of the past is not readily visible on the ground surface today. In 2004, The Westport Historical Society funded a town-wide archaeological survey designed to collect information about known sites and to identify the types and locations of sites not yet documented. Since then, archaeological projects in town, advances in digital mapping, and collaboration with Wampanoag historians have added to the story of Westport’s deep past. 

Holly Herbster is a Senior Archaeologist at The Public Archaeology Laboratory, Inc. (PAL) in Pawtucket, Rhode Island and has spent 30 years researching southeastern Massachusetts history. She was the lead archaeologist for the 2004 town-wide survey and has completed more than two dozen archaeological projects in Westport and the surrounding Bristol County communities.

Suggested donation: $5

For information: www.wpthistory.org   508 636 6011

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Jul
14
7:00 PM19:00

Join us for a special Kirtan Performance

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This event will encompass the Kirtan, Gong bath, and energy healing.

Kirtan is a spiritual service with five parts that is found in the path of Bhakti Yoga. One of the parts is the chanting of sanskrit healing and empowerment mantras and the singing of devotional songs called bhajans. In other words, kirtan is a musically guided meditation practice. Practicing this yoga calms the mind, relaxes the body and energizes the Spirit.

$20 per person

Please call 508-636-4177 or email monica@dedeeshattuckgallery.com to reserve seating.   

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Jul
7
5:00 PM17:00

Seeking the Line - Reception

The Dedee Shattuck Gallery is pleased to present Seeking the Line, featuring the work of four multimedia artists: Gabrielle Ferreira, Marjorie Forté, Mindy Horn and Jane Schiowitz. The word ‘line’ comes from the Latin linea, which means both the drawn line and a length of thread. The Line in this exhibit refers to renderings and textiles: while Horn and Schiowitz use clay and paint, respectively, to render rich, two-dimensional compositions, Ferreira and Forté use thread to weave, stitch, and sew complicated patterns. Each artist is following a line, discovering the power in this most primary element.

Gabrielle Ferreira is pursuing a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Textiles at RISD with a focus on weaving and print design. Her work is an examination of place, heritage and identity. Learning to silkscreen and engrave at an early age, she uses hand stitchery, sewing, knitting and weaving traditions passed down through her Cape Verdean and Portuguese heritage.

Marjorie Forté is a mixed media artist. She studied at Pratt Institute and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Working with thread and yarn since childhood, she continues to push the limits of her materials. While recently focusing on fiber, she has worked in other mediums including oil sticks, charcoal, pencil, collage, and monoprint. 

Mindy Horn has worked as a ceramic artist and as a paper conservator in Connecticut and New York—media that require meticulous work, an appreciation of science and of technique, and the love and understanding of art. Both are fragile, transformable and respond to touch; with time and use, both materials perceptively record their own history.

Jane Schiowitz is an artist whose paintings and works on paper have been exhibited across the United States and in New York City, including five solo shows at the Elizabeth Harris Gallery. She received an MFA in Painting is from the Milton Avery Graduate School at Bard College. Her work has been reviewed in numerous publications including The New York Times and the New Yorker, and she is the recipient of a Pollock Krasner Award for painting and a three-time fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.

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Jun
29
7:00 PM19:00

He Named Me Malala - Movie Night!

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He Named Me Malala is an intimate portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot when returning home on her school bus in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old was singled out, along with her father, for advocating for girls' education, and the attack on her sparked an outcry from supporters around the world. She miraculously survived and is now a leading campaigner for girls' education globally as co-founder of the Malala Fund. 

Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth, Waiting for Superman) shows us how Malala, her father Zia and her family are committed to fighting for education for all girls worldwide. The film gives us an inside glimpse into this extraordinary young girl's life--from her close relationship with her father who inspired her love of education, to her impassioned speeches at the UN, to her everyday life with her parents and brothers. 


"A chronicle of Malala's achievements alone would make for a fascinating documentary; what sets this film apart is how viewers meet not only the Malala the role model, but also Malala the teenager."
S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media

"A fittingly poignant treatment of an inspiring subject."
Dan Jolin, Empire

"Scenes of Malala at home in Birmingham, England, where she and her family moved after the attack, show a fairly typical adolescent, teasing, and being teased by, two brothers." 
Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post

"This is, in fact, a surprisingly bright-spirited and profoundly moving portrait of Malala." 
Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal

There will be an Admission fee of $5 Please RSVP by calling 508-636-4177 or by emailing monica@dedeeshattuckgallery.com

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Jun
22
5:30 PM17:30

Talk with Peter Pereira

Join us for a talk with Photo Journalist Peter Pereira!

Award-winning photographer Peter Pereira has published work in Time, Newsweek, US News and World Report, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Boston Globe, MSNBC.comCNN.comABCNews.comFoxNews.com, CNN Anderson Cooper 360, and many other international media outlets.

Pereira moved to the United States from Figueira da Foz, Portugal, when he was eight. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. He has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Infante D. Henrique by the President of Portugal, the National Press Photographers Association - New England Region - Photographer of the Year, the Photographer of the Year from the New England Newspaper & Press Association, and the Master Photographer award from the New England Society of Newspaper Editors. In 2013, Peter won an Award of Excellence in the China International Press Photo awards.

FREE and open to the Public!

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Jun
16
to Jun 17

BIG INK

Large-Scale Woodblock Printing Demonstration

June 16th & 17th

10-5pm

 Printing a woodblock by Jenya Damsky

Printing a woodblock by Jenya Damsky

 

BIG INK is an organized network of creative thinkers focused on promoting the art of large-scale woodblock printing. The program was started in 2012 by Directors Lyell Castonguay and Carand Burnet as a way to spread their passion for the medium with other artists and the general public. BIG INK works by establishing a temporary print shop on site at partnership organizations, most often at museums, universities, art centers, studios, and galleries. Artists are selected, either by personal invitation or through a call-for-entry process, to attend these events and print original woodblocks at least 24” x 36” in dimension. The community is invited to witness the sheer spectacle involved in creating these large-scale works.

 

Video from Past Event:

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Jun
10
3:00 PM15:00

Community MusicWorks

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The MusicWorks Collective closes its 21st season with a cathartic program featuring three composers with special insight into the world of strings. Annika Socolofsky’s Hush (2017) explores our instruments’ vocal and textural qualities, wringing magic from the unlikely marriage of horsehair, steel, and wood. Edward Elgar’s Serenade and Arnold Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht both achieve a similar alchemy – these are two repertoire standards that speak straight to the heart.

Sunday, June 10 at 3pm
Dedee Shattuck Gallery
1 Partners Lane, Westport, MA
Reception to follow

Generously sponsored by Residential Properties Ltd.

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Jun
2
5:00 PM17:00

Witness to Conflict: The Art of Documentary Opening Reception

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The Dedee Shattuck Gallery is pleased to present WITNESS TO CONFLICT: The Art of Documentary. This exhibition focuses on art from conflict zones—featuring the paintings of Iraq War veteran James Razko, sound art and photography from New York Times reporter Andy Mills, and images of Sierra Leone’s jungles by photographer Kipp Wettstein. 

Razko’s ‘Night Vision’ painting series depicts scenes of what he terms ‘violent beauty’– the iridescent green glow of explosions as seen through night vision goggles.

Mills, the producer of The New York Times podcast “Caliphate”, presents sounds and photographs from reporting in Mosul and surrounding refugee camps.  

Wettstein’s photographs are part of an early effort to explore and contextualize a small piece of what remains of Sierra Leone’s primary and secondary rainforests. Since the end of the civil war in 2002, these forests have been reduced to less than five percent of their original coverage. This project also explores the realities and challenges of life in a place that experienced the recent and devastating effects of Ebola, war, and poverty, all of which have stories linked to the rainforest. 

 

All Receptions are FREE and open to the public

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Apr
26
6:30 PM18:30

North Sea Gas

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 "NORTH SEA GAS" Dave Gilfillan (left), Grant Simpson (center) and Ronnie (Mac) MacDonald (right)

"NORTH SEA GAS" Dave Gilfillan (left), Grant Simpson (center) and Ronnie (Mac) MacDonald (right)

 

"North Sea Gas" is one of Scotland's most popular folk bands with great vocals and tremendous three part harmonies. Guitars, Mandolin, Fiddle, Bouzouki, Harmonica, Whistles, Bodhrans, Banjo and good humour are all part of the entertainment. They have received Gold and Silver Disc awards from the Scottish Music Industry Association and regularly sell out shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and around the world. Their show and albums consist of traditional, contemporary and self-penned material, along with their humor and story-telling, put together an experience in a style all their own. 

 

Put simply, North Sea Gas is a highly entertaining Scottish folk band. Multi-instrumental, tremendous harmonies and great craic, they have an ever-growing fan base which ranges through all age groups thus giving the "Gas" show a universal appeal. 

"No airs and graces just fantastic music"
EdinburghGuide.com(Edin/Festival ) 

"Through their work they introduce audiences to the wider world of the folk tradition and its Riches"
John O'Regan Living Tradition Magazine 

"This hugely entertaining Band"
Edinburgh Evening News 

"I haven't enjoyed a Celtic concert that much since the early days of Silly Wizard. Thanks for an entertaining show, both musically and humour-wise"
Gary Berman, USA  

 

Tickets are $20

To RSVP, please call 508-636-4177 or email monica@dedeeshattuckgallery.com to reserve seating for this event.

 

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Apr
22
4:00 PM16:00

Bach: Suites for Unaccompanied Cello

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Bach: Suites for Unaccompanied Cello

Guy Fishman, Baroque Cello

Bach composed his six suites for unaccompanied cello in 1720 at a time when few composers of his stature were exploring the technical and expressive qualities of the instrument.  These beautiful masterpieces have retained their place as the centerpiece of every cellist's repertoire for the last 100 years, and have been performed and recorded by every major artist of the last century.  Guy Fishman is Principal Cellist of Boston's Handel and Haydn Society, the nation's oldest continuously-running arts organization.  Hear him perform three of the suites amidst the intimate beauty of the Shattuck Gallery on a magnificent Roman instrument built in 1704 by David Tecchler.

Program includes:  

Domenico Gabrielli's 7 Ricercari for unaccompanied violoncello
Johann Sebastian Bach's Suite no. 2 in d minor for unaccompanied violoncello, BWV 1008 and Suite no. 4 in E-flat major for unaccompanied violoncello, BWV 1010

 

Ticket Price: $25

To RSVP, please call 508-636-4177 or email monica@dedeeshattuckgallery.com to reserve seating for this event.

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Apr
21
6:30 PM18:30

YARN Movie

"Meet the artists who are redefining the tradition of knit and crochet, bringing yarn out of the house and into the world. Reinventing our relationship with this colorful tradition, YARN weaves together wool graffiti artists, circus performers, and structural designers into a visually-striking look at the women who are making a creative stance while building one of modern art's hottest trends."

 

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Chasing Coral
Apr
14
6:30 PM18:30

Chasing Coral

 

Join us for a film that inspired one of our exhibiting artists! 

Chasing Coral taps into the collective will and wisdom of an ad man, a self-proclaimed coral nerd, top-notch camera designers, and renowned marine biologists as they invent the first time-lapse camera to record bleaching events as they happen. Unfortunately, the effort is anything but simple, and the team doggedly battles technical malfunctions and the force of nature in pursuit of their golden fleece: documenting the indisputable and tragic transformation below the waves. With its breathtaking photography, nail-biting suspense, and startling emotion, Chasing Coral is a dramatic revelation that won't have audiences sitting idle for long.

 

 

We will have Robert Max Holmes, a scientist from the Woods Hole Research Center to discuss and introduce the movie.

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Dr. Holmes is an earth system scientist who studies rivers and their watersheds and how climate change and other disturbances are impacting the cycles of water and chemicals in the environment. He is particularly interested in the fate of the vast quantities of ancient carbon locked in permafrost in the Arctic, which may be released as permafrost thaws, exacerbating global warming. Dr. Holmes has ongoing projects in the Russian, Canadian, and Alaskan Arctic, and in the tropics in the Amazon and the Congo. He is committed to engaging students in his research projects and to communicating the results and implications of his research to the public and to policy-makers. Dr. Holmes recently served for two years as Program Director of the National Science Foundation's Arctic System Science Program and in 2015 was named National Fellow of the Explorers Club.

Chasing Coral’: Film Review | Sundance 2017
By David Rooney | January 22, 2017

‘Chasing Coral’ Director Jeff Orlowski On “Very Real” Dangers Of Climate Change – Sundance Studio
By Matt Grobar | January 25, 2017

Exclusive “Chasing Coral” Interview with Filmmaker Jeff Orlowski
By Ashley Sullivan | September 6, 2017

 

 

Event is free to the public. Please call 508.636.4177 or email monica@dedeeshattuckgallery.com to RSVP

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Apr
7
5:00 PM17:00

Join us for the opening reception of our Solastalgia exhibit!

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Solastalgia, a term which combines “solace” and “pain”, is defined as, “the pain experienced when there is recognition that the place where one resides and that one loves is under immediate assault . . . a form of homesickness one gets when one is still at ‘home.’ ” (Glenn Albrecht, 2007). That juxtaposition – our attachment to the beauty and comfort of a known place with a sense of anticipated/observed/concurrent loss – generates appreciation and anxiety. Will the trill and thrum of the natural world be altered, silenced, replaced? What is transience, relative to our human observations?

 

 

All Receptions are FREE and open to the public

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