Look who is in the house….
One of the top 4 things to do in Gloucester is a Whale watch. Every person I’ve ever spoken to that’s gone on one has said it’s incredible. it’s like you are seeing real life dinosaurs right in front of you with the massive beasts.
One of the oldest Whale watches in Gloucester with incredible Naturalists is Cape Ann Whale Watch website- http://www.seethewhales.com/
Save with a Groupon here-
Johnny on the spot!
Learn more- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horseshoe_crab
Lisa Smith from Cape Ann TV submits this short film she made about James Calderwood, the artist of the Fishnet mural on Parson’s Street. Thank you Lisa for sharing!
Thanks Felicia.. It was very exciting.
Thank you cousin Licia Trupiano… I accepted your Ice Water Challenge to raise awareness for ALS research & awareness.
I’m Calling Out …
Dee Noble, Donna Ardizzoni, Craig Kimberly, James Eves, Mick Lafata, Amanda Mohan, & My Brother Joey Ciaramitaro to take the ALS Ice Water Challenge.
You have 24 hours to take it or donate $100 to ALS research.
Have fun and please consider participating & or donating to help this cause!
Yup. That’s right. The other cape … On August 17, we’re presenting Peter Yarrow, of Peter Paul & Mary, at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown, MA on Martha’s Vineyard (which you get to via that other cape south of Boston). Now you know how much we love Gloucester and Cape Ann, but we just couldn’t pass up this opportunity to work with the most legendary, multi-platinum, multi-Grammy winning folk-singer alive today. So we’re venturing down to the other cape in a couple of weeks and figure that if anybody else from Cape Ann wants to go, we’ll put you on our special “Cape Ann” guest list. Just leave a comment (with your name) on this post saying that you WILL BE GOING TO THE OTHER CAPE and we’ll put you on the guest list.
How many of you remember this?
What? You don’t have your Blues Fest tickets yet? This really is it folks. Either get them NOW (right here) or wait until Saturday and pay $12.00 more. Plus VIP may not be available at all on Saturday. Here’s a little taste of Biscuit Miller, who was supposed to be at the Blues Fest last year, but had a scheduling conflict. You don’t want to miss this high-energy guy!
Cat Ryan submits-
As a reminder, there will be 20 temporary mixed media crosswalks throughout downtown by artist, Justin Desilva (Rhode Island School of Design alumnus). Each one features different HarborWalk story moment content. Special thanks to Ben’s Paint.
Here’s the TS Eliot work along the intersection of Washington Street and Main by Tallys. The HarborWalk Story Moment marker #2 featuring TS Eliot is further down on the path by St. Peter’s and Cape Ann Brewing.
Comments included how the images change depending upon where and how one is looking (viewing the images through a lens, or viewfinder, from a distance, or up close).
This man thought it was fun to compare Justin’s ideas and process with Seurat and other Pointillists. The pug is unfazed by the new surface over his frequent path past Joan of Arc. The HarborWalk Joan of Arc story marker is #37. We’ll ask Justin about his ideas in another post.
Today’s intermittent rain slowed down the process, but not the speed of the cars! (Drivers fly past Joan of Arc heading to the Boulevard).
Thanks to Phyllis Cucuru for spending time with us and supplying a barney trash bag. Feeling fortunate that Café Sicillia, Building Center and other businesses are open on Sunday as we had to make a couple of trips. Desilva was planning to complete Hammond Castle and one in tribute to the Dory (on Main Street by Café Sicillia and Short and Main).
Here’s the Hammond Castle site BEFORE looking down to the Boulevard and out to the harbor. There’s also a photo looking back in the direction of the Joan of Arc memorial.
The 2013 Gloucester HarborWalk Public Art Challenge was a competitive, two-stage, open process established and administered by the Committee for the Arts (CFTA) on behalf of the City of Gloucester, and at the direction of Mayor Kirk and the City’s Community Development Department under Sarah Garcia. Funding for the purchase of public art was provided through a grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Seaport Advisory Council. The awards reflect discussions, community development, planning and determination to remember and work towards incorporating the creative arts broadly alongside other city efforts. Gloucester hearts art! For further information Gloucester Committee for the Arts
It was a double header
Marine Forecast :
Today SW winds around 5 kt…becoming SE this afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of fog this morning. A slight chance of showers with isolated tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less this morning.
Tonight S winds 5 to 10 kt…becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Pod Cast Weather :http://www.spreaker.com:80/episode/4813619
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