Partners and volunteer paint at Highlands Fest 2012
the Tent at Payomet - Happy 15th to Payomet Performing Arts Center!
Join in celebrating Payomet's 15th anniversary
season with a full schedule of classes, children's programming, Shakespeare and
other theater and music performances at their Highlands Center tent. Two
fully-staged theater productions will be performed by the Payomet troupe of
professional actors! Shakespeare's beloved classic, Twelfth Night opens
on Wednesday, July 10 and runs for 20 performances through August 13. A
special, shorter 45-minute version of Twelfth Night for
children will be performed once or twice a week at 5pm, followed by a 10 minute
Q&A with the Payomet actors. Payomet's other main theater offering will be
the world premiere of (Enter Kurt Vonnegut), a new work written and
directed by Payomet Artistic Director Kevin Rice.
Music at the tent will start
off with a Cajun-Zydeco Music & Dance mini-fest, the Jumpin Jambalaya Jam,
on June 15. Other music dates feature Grammy winners as well as younger
breakout artists, including Ben Taylor June 23, Rosanne Cash July 1, The Holmes
Brothers July 6, Mavis Staples on July 11, and Tom Rush on September 14. 508-487-5400.
Up at the Castle Hill Kiln (June, August, and October)
Center for the Arts at Castle Hill will hold firings of its wood-fired kiln at
the Highlands Center this summer and fall. The upcoming dates are Bill McKibben, "a report from the front lines-the desperate but
beautiful fight against climate change" www.castlehill.org.
Atlantic Research Center Science Symposium
NPS for the annual 2013 Science Symposium, on Friday, August 23rd from 1-4 PM. Hear
scientists present the findings of their research projects within the park to
the public at the Salt Pond Visitor Center auditorium. For more
information about the Atlantic Research Center, visit www.nps.gov/caco/naturescience/atlantic-research-center.htm
Fest 2013:Weathering Change in our Air, Land & Sea
in participatory activities expressing science through art at Highlands Fest to
be held at the Highlands Center on Saturday, June 29th from 10am to 2pm! This
year's focus is exploring our climate and provoking thought about ways to live
with climate change.
Pitch in on the creation of
engaging murals to showcase climate research. Hear from personnel involved with
the Department of Energy's Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Mobile
Climate Research Facility, who have been gathering data during a one-year
deployment at the Highlands Center to advance long-term climate models - and
see one of their weather balloon launches. All ages and abilities
are invited to participate, learn, listen to live music, enjoy light
refreshments and support your Climate Friendly Park through public art!