Creative Life http://capeandislands.org en The Character of a Carpenter http://capeandislands.org/post/character-carpenter <p></p><p></p><p>Cape Cod was first settled by Europeans almost four hundred years ago; and there are still plenty of original houses around here. But how do you maintain a centuries-old building without interfering with its historic integrity? &nbsp;Justine Paradis&nbsp;went to&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Plymouth to speak with Micahael&nbsp;Burrey, for WCAI’s Creative Life.</span></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:02:00 +0000 Justine Paradis 33436 at http://capeandislands.org The Character of a Carpenter There's the Rub! Practicing the Ancient Art of Gyotaku Fish Printing in Chatham http://capeandislands.org/post/theres-rub-practicing-ancient-art-gyotaku-fish-printing-chatham <p></p><p>Gyotaku&nbsp;is a 2,000-year-old Japanese art form. Jenny Bovey&nbsp;is one of its few full-time practitioners in the United States. You can find her immersed in paints, ink, fish, fabric, and fine paper in her studio-and-store on Main Street in Chatham. For more information go to her <a href="http://bluewaterfishrubbings.com" target="_blank">website</a>.</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:42:00 +0000 Kara Janeczko 32241 at http://capeandislands.org There's the Rub! Practicing the Ancient Art of Gyotaku Fish Printing in Chatham The Quahog Poets http://capeandislands.org/post/quahog-poets <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Falmouth Senior Center poetry group hosted a public event to read their work. But it turned out to be less about sharing their artistry and more about the joy of expressing themselves in a whole new way.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Quahog Poets meet every other Thursday at 1pm at the Gus Canty Community Center on Main Street in Falmouth. All are welcome.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Alison Byrne 31461 at http://capeandislands.org The Quahog Poets A Quest to Create A Carousel of Light http://capeandislands.org/post/quest-create-carousel-light <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>A herd of&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">carved wild</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> horses has been looking for a home on Cape Cod. </span>Brigitta<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Greene tells a</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;story, years in the making, of </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lance </span>Shinkle's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> unusual quest.</span></p> Fri, 23 May 2014 13:45:00 +0000 Brigitta Greene 30694 at http://capeandislands.org A Quest to Create A Carousel of Light Abracadabra ! Marcus the Magician http://capeandislands.org/post/abracadabra-marcus-magician <p>At the Quashnett Elementary School, the Mashpee Recreation Department offers an unusual afterschool activity: magic class, Tobin Low brings &nbsp;the story of the class’ teacher, Marcus the Magician.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 09 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Tobin Low 29885 at http://capeandislands.org Abracadabra ! Marcus the Magician So, You Want to Build a Boat? http://capeandislands.org/post/so-you-want-build-boat <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For two years now, people on Martha’s Vineyard have had a front row seat to the building of a large wooden boat. It’s one of the most unusual boat building projects the island has seen in decades. And the builder has invited both locals and visitors to pitch in and help. For WCAI’s Creative Life series, Eric Jones has the story of the ship “Seeker.” &nbsp;</span></p><p>For more info on Ted Box and his progress&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">on <a href="http://seekerthescow" target="_blank">The Seeker</a>&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Eric Jones 29105 at http://capeandislands.org So, You Want to Build a Boat? Theater Program Helps Students Transcend Disabilities On and Off Stage http://capeandislands.org/post/theater-program-helps-students-transcend-disabilities-and-stage <p>The students at Riverview School are in most ways no different to teenagers at any other New England boarding school. They play soccer and run cross country, cram for exams, waste time with friends. But they’re also coping with a range of disabilities. Vanessa Barchfield tells the story of how the school’s theater program is helping students transcend their disabilities on and off stage.&nbsp;</p><p>For more information on the Riverview School&nbsp;<a href="http://riverviewschool.org/home">http://riverviewschool.org/home</a></p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Vanessa Barchfield 27594 at http://capeandislands.org Theater Program Helps Students Transcend Disabilities On and Off Stage Dartmouth High School Theater Group Competes at Disney World http://capeandislands.org/post/dartmouth-high-school-theater-group-competes-disney-world <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Last month, a group of students at Dartmouth High School competed in the National Performing Arts Festival at Disney World. During school vacation week, the students were hard at work in a classroom at the near-empty school, putting the final touches on the play they’d been rehearsing since last September.</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:35:00 +0000 Brian Morris 26549 at http://capeandislands.org Dartmouth High School Theater Group Competes at Disney World Deep Sound ~ Can you hear it? http://capeandislands.org/post/deep-sound-can-you-hear-it <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently home to a scientist who, &nbsp;in 2009, tried to record something no human ear had ever heard. &nbsp;Annie </span>McEwen<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;b</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">rings us the story as part of our Creative Life series.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 13:45:00 +0000 Annie McEwen 26051 at http://capeandislands.org Deep Sound ~ Can you hear it? Middle School Students Bring A Mural To Life http://capeandislands.org/post/middle-school-students-bring-mural-life <p></p><p>At Nauset Middle School in Orleans, a group of students are collaborating on a unique after-school project with one of their teachers. They’re painting a large mural along one wall of a long downstairs corridor, slowly transforming it into a work of art.</p><p>Artist and Assistant Teacher Greg Johnson mixes a can of light blue paint in a downstairs corridor at Nauset Middle School. He's helping two students prep a new area of the wall where sections of the mural are coming together.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Brian Morris 25149 at http://capeandislands.org Middle School Students Bring A Mural To Life