Arts & Entertainment

Nantucket music, theater, art exhibits, gallery shows, readings and book talks--they're all covered here in Art & Entertainment.

Ballet is storytelling without words and the interpretation of music through motion.

This week the Nantucket Atheneum brings us its annual celebration of dance that also serves as the institution's major fundrasier for the year. I'm looking...

Now in its sixth year, the Nantucket Comedy Festival takes off this week. Co-founder and Executive Director Kevin Flynn talks about where they've come from and where they are going.

I caught up with Kevin Flynn this week just after a successful opening night to the sixth annual Nantucket Comedy Festival. There are plenty of opportunities...
Fish Print at 1800 House Nantucket

The NHA 1800 House Arts & Crafts program

On a tiny, unmarked lane called Mill Street, right off Pleasant, the fourth driveway on the left displays a small sign reading “The 1800 House.” The two story...
Win Two Tickets to Closing Party of Nantucket Comedy Festival!

Nantucket Comedy Festival Returns July 17-20, 2013

The Sixth Annual Nantucket Comedy Festival (NCF) returns this season from July 17-July 20th, 2013.  We’re in for a lot of laughs!  NCF, under the direction of...
Nantucket Film Festival Box Office and Festival Headquarters Sign

"Those who tell the stories rule the world"

As hard as it is to escape with young children at home, I just love going to the movies - breathing in the cool, dark air of the theater, making dinner out of...

A series of events highlight this annual festival.

This is my first post as a contributor to the Nantucket Chronicle. As a writer who covered Nantucket’s arts & entertainment, religion and non-profits for...

Windblown Beach Baby I’ll canyon Crevice of sand blown snow Like caramel slathered on Pristine vanilla yogurt Traces of a presence Punctured in the past...
Moon with orange particulates

The Nantucket Semester that began on January 21, 2013 is coming to a close.  Students are busily preparing posters and final presentations. Scientific Posters...
Assorted Fire Events

Book review by Dick Burns

David Means, who will participate in the Nantucket Book Festival in June, is an American short story writer who has published four collections and whose work...
Radioactive:  Marie & Pierre Curie book cover

A Tale of Love and Fallout

Book by Lauren Redniss, reviewed by Melanie Kodalak Castastrophism is a geological theory which holds that time lurches forward in sudden disasters. This...
George III teapot by Peter and William Bateman, 1813

A period drama is a right proper feast of antiques. The proper choice, use and display of period antiques are as important to the production as the dialogue,...
Nantucket Dreamland Producer Membership

Sally Ure is the lucky winner

Sally Ure, Nantucket resident, was announced this afternoon as the winner of the Dreamland 2-Card Producer Membership contest.  Congratulations, Sally! and...

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