Model builder Hughes keeps history alive

CAMBRIDGE – When Lee Hughes first picked up woodworking tools as a young boy in Andrews, it must have seemed like a natural thing to do. After all, his father was a waterman, and the men in the village were all good with their hands, so putting together model workboats fit right in. Now, several […]

Artful August at DCA

August heralds the return of opera to DCA with the performance of The Old Maid and the Thief Aug. 5, at 2 p.m. A comedy of errors and small town morality, The Old Maid and the Thief is presented by the Young Artists of WOW!, the Wye Opera Workshop, which is a division of the […]

Wise and Beard in concert in Oxford Sunday

OXFORD — The Church of the Holy Trinity, Oxford, presents Melissa Wise Slacum and Thomas Beard in concert on July 29, at 4 p.m. This will be an afternoon of vocal music featuring classical music, opera arias, inspirational music (hymns, spirituals), Broadway songs, and jazz/blues. Melissa Wise Slacum is a professional soprano, who resides in […]

Pursue your art interests at DCA!

Dorchester Center for the Arts offers a variety of artful interest groups that support creativity in an unstructured format. Groups for drawing, painting, fiber arts, literary arts, clay and photography all meet regularly at DCA. Some are open to DCA members only, others are open to all, although membership is encouraged. All are open to […]

John Nemeth returns to Groove City Studio

CAMBRIDGE — After playing the opening concert at Groove City Studios in Cambridge, John Nemeth said he wanted to come back when the “crabs were fat and juicy.” The crew at GCS got to work right away and set up a second date in Cambridge, and this time plans to use the event space at […]

Blackwater to perform at Groove City Studio

CAMBRIDGE — Local band Blackwater is performing next Saturday night, July 7, at Groove City Studios at 516 Race St. An eclectic blend of funk, rock, reggae, rhythm and bluesgrass, Blackwater combines their influences into an unique and inviting sound. Formed in 2010 in Cambridge, the band consists of Josh Woodard (guitar, vocals), Clay Owens […]

Ham radio operators practice and compete

CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Easton Amateur Radio Society (EARS) sponsored Emergency Preparedness Day on Friday in Great Marsh Park. The ham radio operators – more on that “ham” later – were set up and ready to go by 2 p.m., when they began to take part in a 24-hour Field Day exercise, organized annually […]

Gardener works miracles on semi-urban lot

Just east of Cambridge, on a half-acre lot in a peaceful development, one man has created a vegetable garden that encompasses twice as much space as his house and is well on the way to becoming a homestead. Chris Du Plessis, a self-taught gardener with only three years of trial-and-error under his belt, feeds not […]

Celebrate the arts at DCA

Dorchester Center for the Arts provides a variety of rental spaces for celebrating your special events. On June 29, the George B. Todd Performance Hall will be the site of “Platters that Matter and Dishes with Wishes” — the Eastern Shore Hospital Center Auxiliary Patient Art Sale and Gala. This special event is the culmination […]

Enter the Maryland Natural Resource Photo Contest

ANNAPOLIS — The 15th Annual Maryland Department of Natural Resources Photo Contest runs now through Aug. 31, 2018. Winners will be featured in the department’s 2019 wall calendar and published in the winter 2019 edition of the magazine. Enter now — online or by mail — for your chance to win cash, state parks passports […]