Chesapeake Music presents rising stars

EASTON — Chesapeake Music will present four young classical musicians in a free virtual concert on Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m., to be streamed at chesapeakemusic.org. The concert will be available online afterward for one week. Violinist Randall Goosby and pianist Zhu Wang, both in their mid-20s, will perform Brahms’ Sonata No. 3 and works […]

In-person winter workshops coming to DCA

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester Center for the Arts will offer a curated selection of in-person classes and workshops for winter, keeping safety at the forefront with reduced class sizes and mask and distancing requirements. Visit DCA online for complete program catalog. January: “Fun and Funky Furniture with Terri Griffin”. Two-day Workshop Jan. 15 (4–8 p.m.) and […]

N Praize on Pine Street

CAMBRIDGE – The N Praize youth band performed at the Christmas on Pine Street event on Dec. 22, bringing joyful sounds to the area. The band is based at St. John’s Holiness Church in Cambridge. Other events, including drawings for prizes and a visit from Santa Claus, were held over a weekend of festivities.

Eastern Shore Dance Academy presents ‘Nutcracker’

CAMBRIDGE – On Dec. 12, at Sailwinds Governor’s Hall outside stage, performers from the Eastern Shore Dance Academy presented “The Nutcracker Ballet.” Organizers were grateful the studio was still able to perform the Christmas favorite, considering that the pandemic is still occurring. To maintain safety, social distancing, masks, temperature checks, and only parents were allowed […]

Celebrating ‘90 Years of Playing in the Dirt’

CAMBRIDGE — According to “The History of the Dorchester Garden Club” written by Grace Leonard in 1946, there was a small gathering of 15 county residents on Feb. 7, 1930 for the purpose of organizing a garden club. At that gathering, officers were selected to lead this effort. Over the 90 years, the Dorchester Garden […]

‘The Nutcracker’ will be performed on Dec. 12

CAMBRIDGE — Eastern Shore Dance Academy, under the artistic direction of Jessica Hindman, has announced the 2020 holiday production of “The Nutcracker.” Ballet fans and the general public is invited to an afternoon of holiday tradition as local youth present a spectacular dance production of Clara’s story, performed by Savannah Elzey. “We will be having […]

Members’ Exhibition to open December 11

EASTON — The Academy Art Museum’s Annual Members’ Exhibition: Signs of the Times opens on Dec. 11 featuring over 130 pieces of artwork made by its members, in a wide variety of mediums and styles, ranging from drawing and plein air painting to assemblage and contemporary photography. “2020 has been a troubling year that has […]

DCA Kicks off ‘50 for 50’ Annual Appeal

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester Center for the Arts announces the kick-off of the “50 for 50” Annual Appeal, with a goal of $50,000 in honor of the 50th Anniversary. It was spring of 1970 when three local artists and educators – John Bannon, Shirley Brannock, and Bob Tolley – decided that Dorchester County should be served […]

Now is the time to prepare for spring

CAMBRIDGE — As the days grow shorter, the trees bare and flowers almost non-existent, you might look upon this season as the gloomiest time of year for gardeners– the exact opposite of spring. But you’d be wrong. November is the time to prepare for spring. And to help you in this glorious, fun-filled task: Bargain […]

4th Chesapeake Heritage Oyster Tin is announced

FISHING CREEK — Hoopers Island Oyster Co. unveiled the 4th Edition Chesapeake Heritage Oyster Tin design last week. The vintage-style oyster can features an image of the region’s iconic great blue heron based on an original lino-cut titled “Blue Heron at Low Tide.” Managing Partner Ricky Fitzhugh commissioned artist Mona Pennypacker to create the signature […]

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