Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

He could do that

Artist Adam Cohn brought a lifetime’s worth of diverse artistic experience when he moved to town a decade ago. Cohn’s initial artistic interest was sparked by his mother’s hobby as a skilled sketch artist during his childhood. A Pennsylvania native, Cohn earned a bachelor’s degree in graphic design at Penn State. Not too long after […]

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Young artist paints his future bright

The animated, expressive eyes of world-renowned models such as Georgia Palmer and Kate Moss, frozen still with oil paint, stare back at art enthusiasts as they walk through the “Look” gallery at the Marblehead Arts Association on Hooper Street. The maestro responsible for these lifelike, personal, and alluring portraits is not a veteran painter with […]

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Therapy by the pot-full

Today we’re going back to 1904, when mental health treatment looked vastly different from how it does today. According to research done by the University of Toledo, mental health treatment was “nearly non-existent” at that time. But if you lived in Marblehead at that time, you could treat mental illness with pottery thanks to Herbert […]

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M is for Marblehead

When writer Garrett Callahan was just a boy, he and his family stopped in Marblehead when they were looking for places to live. Even as a 3-year-old, it was love at first sight. “We stopped at the lighthouse here in Marblehead,” Callahan said. “We immediately stopped and said, ‘We have to live here.’” All these […]

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Anne Lucas takes the center stage

“Run for the storm cellars!” That was Anne Lucas’ first line on stage, when she played a little girl in a performance of The Wizard of Oz. Ever since that first role at 5-years-old, Lucas has been enamored with the performing arts. She says that this love was sparked in part by her mother, who […]

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