GloucesterCast 123 With Guest Toby Pett and Host Joey Ciaramitaro #GloucesterMA

GloucesterCastSquareGloucesterCast 123 With Guest Toby Pett and Host Joey Ciaramitaro #GloucesterMA

Topics Include: Guest Toby Pett Third Podcast Of The Week, Weekend Pick- Alice In Wonderland at O’MALEY INNOVATION MIDDLE SCHOOL, Sefathia vs Sefatia, Props To All The St Joseph’s Families, First UBER driver shows up on the UBER App!, Passports Italian Wine Dinner, Mile Marker Steak Tips Kick Ass, Please Send In Your Great Food Tips, New Charcoal Stonewashed GMG Caps Are In, For Anyone That Begrudges Cap Sales Read The Clam’s Perfect Response


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GMG Tech Talk- For Those Of You Who Bought A Chromecast- You’ve Got a free Movie Rental Coming To You

Also you should periodically check the Chromecast offer link here- Chromecast Offers, I’ve redeemed a bunch of stuff for free over the past 6 months. Bookmark that Chromecast Offers link, and check it often, it’s always got more free rewards it seems, every time I click on it.

I think the $35 Chromecast is an absolute steal and no brainer.  95% of my TV viewing for the past year has been Netflix ($9 a month) or Hulu Plus ($9 a month) through the Chromecast dongle.  Much like UBER is revolutionizing the local transportation game, Chromecast and streaming TV is revolutionizing TV viewing.  Chromecast is an absolute monster in what it can do for such little money.

Loves me some Chromecast.  if you don’t have one you can get one on Amazon right now for $32.11 here

So I thought I’d pass on this offer I read about this morning on Google+-

These are the current offers this morning-


I’ve redeemed the latest free movie rental and the Valentine’s  Day movie rental WITH a $6 Google Play credit.  So the Chromecast I paid $35 for actually after credits is almost free and the offers show up ALL the time.

Such a NO-Brainer.

source: Engadget

Google isn’t just using Chromecast Offers to reward existing users, the company’s also loading it with freebies in an effort to more households to get one. For instance, if you buy a Chromecast from March 20th to April 19th, you’ll get $80 worth of rewards. Namely, three months of subscription to Play Music, one month of Qello Concerts, three months of DramaFever, three months of Sesame Street GO and a free movie rental from Play Movies. While Google has reportedly sold over 10 million streaming sticks last year, having more users means getting more leverage when negotiating with content providers. That, in turn, could lead to bigger rewards or exclusive deals similar to Apple TV’s HBO Now offering.


News from Cape ann Giclee- Ron Pruett’s show “Au Naturel” this Sunday March 22nd from 2 – 4 pm


Also, The Photoshop for Photographers classes were so popular and the winter is almost over we have added two new dates for classes – April 14th and May15th – class runs 3 hours 6pm-9pm in our studio and covers file and color management, shooting in RAW vs jpg etc cost is $60 and sign ups are online at

For more information-

They That Go Down to the Sea in Ships

Snowy morning scenes from the boulevard and Eastern Point Lighthouse.

The REAL Roots of Today’s Music – Tomorrow (SUN) @ 2pm

Beethoven, Brahms, Weber — “Oh, I don’t like them,” you say, trying to sound like a hipster.  “They’re dead white men.”

OK, well so are Elvis, John Lennon and Jim Morrison …

Here’s the thing: Music transcends everything — race, gender, age, time and space. And you can hear a thread.  It seeps in through your ears and wakes your soul.  You just have to be open to it.

Beethoven was the rock star of his day — and if you go to Cape Ann Symphony’s extraordinary concert tomorrow at 2pm you’ll hear what I’m talking about.  Best of all you’ll get to hear Rockport Music’s David Deveau on piano with a full orchestra behind him.  This is an experience you simply can’t miss.  Get tickets here.  See you there …

RNAC Members: purchase Beaux Arts Ball discounted tickets – ONLY ONLINE!

Dear RNAC Artist and Community Members,
Please join in the Beaux Arts Ball 2015 on April 17th at 7:30PM. The Studio Restaurant, 51 Rocky Neck Avenue, Gloucester, will graciously open its doors prior to its season only for our unique event.
RNAC Members may purchase tickets in advance, online only, for a discounted price. For more information and to purchase tickets:
The Beaux Arts Ball is a glorious tradition on Rocky Neck. So, share in the history, and experience the fun as you strike a pose, bring chaos to couture, hustle your bustle and dance like a dervish at the Beaux Arts Ball!!   

74A Grapevine Rd. Gloucester, MA 01930 For Sale From Kenny MacCarthy

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Community Stuff 3/21/15

North Shore Artist’s Work on Display at First Ipswich Bank’s Gloucester Branch

Gloucester, Mass., March 18, 2015 – First Ipswich Bank is pleased to announce that work by local artist, Jim Clyde, is on display at its Gloucester branch – 207 Main Street – through April.

Jim is a 25-year resident of Essex and has been painting under the tutelage of Gloucester’s David Curtis. He grew up in Hamilton, graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy, attended Middlebury College, and graduated from Suffolk University. All of his works are done outdoors, or “en plein air,” and usually in one session, or “alla prima.” He hopes you will stop by to enjoy the paintings and to see if you can spot the telltale signs of his en plein air work … perhaps bugs in the paint?

“We are surrounded by an enormous wealth of talent in Gloucester, as well as the entire North Shore area, and we are fortunate that we can highlight, at least a small bit of it, at our Gloucester branch,” commented Bank President, Russ Cole.

A reception is planned at the branch on Friday, April 3 from 1:00-4:00PM to offer you the opportunity to meet Jim and learn more about his work.

About the program:

One artist’s work will be shown every three months; the first installation featured Katherine “Kim” Thayer’s work and Jim’s work will be on display through April. A new artist will then be featured from May-July 2015.

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It was in August of 2013 while in the midst of a 5-year anniversary celebration trip to Cape Ann that David Arsenault and his wife, Sue Koehler-Arsenault, first walked into Scott Tubby Fine Art at 26 Bearskin Neck in Rockport. Listening to Scott, both David and Sue imagined new possibilities for themselves. Might Rockport someday be the right place to follow their dream of opening a gallery?
“Someday” arrived sooner than either one of them could possibly have believed. In May of 2014, David was “right-sized”—laid off— from his senior art director position with one of the largest educational publishers in the world. Suddenly, new choices and new opportunities were on the table, and the couple decided that now was the time. They marketed and sold their home and packed their belongings, all while Sue underwent knee surgery and David
reassembled his studio to film a PBS segment for the local affiliate. They finally headed to Rockport in November. Once there, all that remained was to find a gallery space; in February, the wildest month of the winter, they did: incredibly, the very same 26 Bearskin Neck! (Scott Tubby moved to 11 Main Street in town).  
“One thing led to another, and before we knew it, we wanted to do it, and HAD to do it,” said David. “At this stage of our lives, we’re ready to create a great adventure together, doing what we love in a place that we love. And this is it. The fact that it will happen in the exact same space where our dreams took shape is almost too good to be true. But it fits perfectly!”
Arsenault has been an oil painter for 20 years. The Wall Street Journal once recognized his style for its similarity to Edward Hopper’s—who painted on Cape Ann in his career—by stating that “Some of Mr. Arsenault’s paintings could pass for works by Edward Hopper, just at a thousandth of the price.” David is known for his colorful and dramatically-lit scenes of Cape Cod, buildings, night, and landmarks like diners and drive-ins. His most recent work, which can be seen on his website, is exclusively made up of paintings depicting places on the North Shore, specifically in and around Rockport and Gloucester.
The new year-round gallery, simply named The Art of David Arsenault, is scheduled to open for business on Friday, March 27th, from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. A Grand Opening featuring live music by The Jazz Brewers Duo, food, and beverages will take place on Saturday, April 11th with a reception from 4-7 pm. The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce will hold a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:00. On display will be dozens of David’s original oil paintings as well as numerous giclée prints on canvas. A commemorative poster of his new painting of the iconic Motif #1, entitled “Center of Attention,” will be offered for sale at a special price; a share of the proceeds will go to The Open Door, a local organization whose mission is to alleviate the impact of hunger in the community. Different non-profit organizations will receive a share of proceeds each month throughout the calendar year



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Andy Gordon, of Transportation for Massachusetts (TFT), was the guest speaker at the Gloucester Democratic City Committee’s March 12th  meeting. TFT is a broad-based coalition of organizations working together to create, safe, convenient, and affordable transportation alternatives for everyone in the Commonwealth.

Gordon’s talk about transportation alternatives, including funding for the MBTA, will be shown on CATV, channel 67 on: Wed., March 25 at 7:300 pm; Sat., March 28 at 10 am and 9 pm; Sun., March 29 at 7:30 pm.

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Deanna Fay

On behalf of the GDCC

Forum Thursday on local catching, processing and eating of local seafood

Forum Thursday on local catching, processing and eating of local seafood.

Food Policy Council
March 26th 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Gloucester House Restaurant


We welcome all fishermen, processors, distributors, Farmer’s Market organizers, institutional buyers,

consumers of healthy, nutritious seafood, and fishing community advocates to join in the conversation

and give us feedback about how to develop and maximize the benefits of a more robust local fishing industry and markets.

You will be able to contribute your insights and advice to this important opportunity to expand and enrich the  market for local