, Gloucester, MA


August 29, 2013

Marina performing at museum courtyard

The Cape Ann Museum presents a performance from singer-songwriter Marina Evans tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 30, from 4 to 5 p.m. She will perform alongside bassist Joe Cardoza and guitarist David Brown in the museum’s outdoor courtyard. This program is free to the public.

Evans, a Rockport native, credits artists such as Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen as some of her biggest influences. Evans’ website calls her sound a blend of jazz and folk influences with a rock edge. She has recorded three EPs and preformed throughout the U.S. and abroad.

In the event of bad weather, the concert will take place indoors. The museum is located at 27 Pleasant St. in Gloucester. For more information, visit

Comedy night tonight

Four top Boston comedians will be featured at the seventh annual Rotary Club of Gloucester Comedy Night tonight, Aug. 29. Steve Macone, Artie Januario, Patty Ross, and Dave Rattigan will perform at the event at Cruiseport Gloucester at 6 Rowe Square in Gloucester. Doors open at 7 for the 8 p.m. show. Tickets are $25, available at Carroll K. Steele Insurance at 32 Pleasant St. in Gloucester or by contacting Ruth Pino at Over the previous six years, the event has raised more than $30,000, which the Rotary Club pumps back into the community for a variety of non-profits.

Japanese scholar at Writers Center

The Gloucester Writers Center presents its current writer-in-residence with a talk. Yorio Hirano, a translator and literature educator, is visiting from Japan. He will give a lecture Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 7:30 p.m., at the Rocky Neck Cultural Center.

The talk is titled “What I find in ‘The Maximus Poems’ of Charles Olson.” He spent 20 years translating the famed Gloucester poet’s seminal work into Japanese and was awarded the Japan Special Prize of Translation of 2012 from the Japanese Translator’s Association.

Text Only | Photo Reprints

Your news, your way
Pictures of the Week
Comments Tracker
AP Entertainment Videos
Adam Levine Launches Clothing Line for Women Paul Wesley Sinks His Teeth Into Directing Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant Josh Thompson Streams Album to Hook New Fans Franco Leads Star-studded Broadway Cast ShowBiz Minute: Singer, Young, Poehler Sparks Fly With Derulo and Jordin on New Album Nas Movie Opens Tribeca Film Festival Zooey Deschanel Adds Designing to Her Repertoire Miley Cyrus Still in Hospital, Cancels 2nd Show 'Half of a Yellow Sun' Hits the Big Screen Diaz Gets Physical for New Comedy Swift's Bus Drives Into Country Hall of Fame ShowBiz Minute: Cyrus, Walker, Combs Pedro Pascal Plays 'Game of Thrones'' Red Viper Deeley Shows Acting Chops in Hulu's 'Deadbeat' Ora Strips Efron at MTV Awards ShowBiz Minute: MTV Awards, Lopez, Royals Stars Hit Red Carpet for MTV Movie Awards Conan Backs Colbert, Hosts MTV Movie Awards