Shows, concerts, plays in Provincetown and more starting February 24

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TO COME UP

Thursday February 24

Thursday night at the cinema: 7:30 p.m. on February 24 at the school, 494 Commercial Street, Provincetown. Free. For information: https://womr.org. With “M” (1931). Directed by Fritz Lang. With Peter Lorré.

Saturday February 26

IMPROVincetown: workshop and show: 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. February 26 for the workshop, show at 4 p.m., Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St. Cost: $15 to $50. For tickets: https://bit.ly/3GQ5SUO. IMPROVincetown founders, Holly Tarnower and Katie Pentedemos, will take attendees on a two-hour improv workshop where they’ll play, laugh, and learn the basics of what makes an improv scene work. All levels of experience are welcome, adults only.

Wednesday March 2

Cinematic Art Series: “Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographic”: 7:00 p.m. March 2, Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial St., Provincetown. Cost: $12 to $14. For tickets: https://bit.ly/3rzlYy1. In the spirit of Robert Frank’s The Americans, Garry Winogrand took the art of street photography to the next level, capturing the candid personalities of New Yorkers and other remarkable ordinary people in the 1960s. Here is a documentary that focuses on the iconoclastic man behind the lens.

Thursday March 3

“Our Relations” will be presented on March 3 at the Schoolhouse in Provincetown.

Thursday night at the cinema: 7:30 p.m. March 3, The Schoolhouse, 494 Commercial St., Provincetown. Free. For information: https://womr.org. With “Our Relations” (1936). Directed by Harry Lachman and starring Laurel and Hardy.

Friday March 4

Lily House Community Open House: 3-6 p.m. March 4, Lily House, 40 Pocahontus Road, Wellfleet. For more information: www.thelilyhouse.org. Food and drink will be provided. The Lily House, a community home for living and dying, will provide 24-hour palliative care in a peaceful, compassionate, and contemplative environment where terminally ill people can live and die with dignity, comfort, and grace while being cared for. because with love – at no cost to those in need.

Wednesday March 9

Mark Adams: Past and Future Landscapes of Truro and the Outer Cape: 5 p.m. on March 9 on Zoom. To register: https://bit.ly/3or4emk. Join us to discover the dynamic coastal changes that have shaped the Outer Cape for thousands of years and will continue to do so in the future.

Thursday March 10

Thursday night at the cinema: 7:30 p.m. March 10, The Schoolhouse, 494 Commercial St., Provincetown. Free. For information: https://womr.org. With “Skyscraper” (1928). Directed by Howard Higgin, with William Boyd and Fred Magee on keyboards.

Wednesday March 16

Cinematic Art Series: “Nine Days”: 7 p.m. March 16, Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial St., Provincetown. Cost: $12 to $14. For information: https://bit.ly/34GxOO7. Japanese-Brazilian director Edson Oda’s impressive feature debut, the story of a man named Will who interviews unborn souls in hopes of finding a redeeming life on Earth, captivated audiences at Sundance, where he won an award for his screenplay.

Thursday March 17

Thursday night at the cinema: 7:30 p.m. March 17, The School, 494 Commercial St., Provincetown. Free. For information: https://womr.org. With “Grandmother’s Boy” (1922). Directed by Fred C. Newmeyer and starring Harold Lloyd and Mildred Davis.

Thursday March 24

Thursday night at the cinema: 7:30 p.m. March 24, The School, 494 Commercial St., Provincetown. Free. For information: https://womr.org. With “A Night Of Chaplin’s Mutual Shorts” (1916-1917). With Charlie Chaplin and Edna Purviance.

Thursday, March 31st

“The Penalty” premieres March 31 at the Schoolhouse in Provincetown.

Thursday night at the cinema: 7:30 p.m. March 31, The School, 494 Commercial St., Provincetown. Free. For information: https://womr.org. Celebrating Lon Chaney’s 139th birthday with “The Penalty” (1920). Directed by Wallace Worsley and starring Lon Chaney and Ethel Gray Terry.

Wednesday 6 April

Cinematic Art Series: “Stan & Ollie”: 7 p.m. on April 6, Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial St., Provincetown. Cost: $12 to $14. For information: https://bit.ly/3rLbNq8. This biographical drama finds Laurel and Hardy at the end of their acting career, making a theatrical tour of England. Physically tired and sick of each other, they nevertheless seize the chance to stay creative and viable.

Wednesday April 20

Cinematic Art Series: “Sound of Metal”: 7:20 p.m. April, Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial St., Provincetown. Cost: $12 to $14. For information: https://bit.ly/34YvrGh. When heavy metal drummer Ruben Stone suddenly goes deaf, his life as a musician, his relationship with his girlfriend (Olivia Cooke), and his purpose are completely turned upside down.

Wednesday May 4

Cinematic Art Series: “Ailey”: 7 p.m. May 4, Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial St., Provincetown. Cost: $12 to $14. For information: https://bit.ly/3rNhQu9. Inventively structured around rehearsals at the gleaming New York headquarters of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, this sensitive and in-depth documentary portrait of the company’s founder and choreographer, an African-American pioneer tormented by his homosexuality, is as poetic and complex as its subject.

Wednesday May 18

Cinematic Art Series: “The Truffle Hunters”: 7 p.m. May 18, Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial St., Provincetown. Cost: $12 to $14. For information: https://bit.ly/3BkYcZB. The white Alba truffle from northern Italy is so rare and hard to find in the wild and impossible to cultivate, and so prized by cooks for its unique and intense flavor, it is naturally shrouded in intrigue. This documentary offers a privileged look at a secret group of old men – and their dogs – as they search the forests of Piedmont in search of culinary treasures.

IN PROGRESS

“A Walk in Her Shoes: A Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Harriet Tubman”: virtual projection. Cost: $5.99 for a 48 hour viewing window. Broadcast link: https://www.wellfleetpreservationhall.org. In a quest to overcome one of the greatest obstacles of her life, personal trainer and author Metra Lundy simulates a walk to freedom by retracing the steps of Harriet Tubman from Maryland to Canada. The film documents the 695-mile route Tubman took in the 1880s.

Virtual Cinema: “Hive”: Cost: $10 for a five-day viewing window. To buy tickets: https://bit.ly/3oxBjND. Three-time Sundance award winner “Hive” is a searing drama based on the true story of Fahrije, who has struggled with heartbreak and financial hardship since her husband disappeared during the war in Kosovo. Hoping to support her family, she starts a business selling canned hot peppers, a controversial act of independence that scandalizes her patriarchal village.

Winter Wednesdays: Monday to Thursday from February 7 to March 24 on Zoom and at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays at 12 Winslow St., Provincetown. Free. For information: https://www.winterwednesdays.org. Winter Wednesdays is a community program offering dynamic classes to the Cape Cod community. Most classes will operate in a virtual format using Zoom and some classes will be available in person. All attendees must provide proof of vaccinations, social distancing, and abide by the school’s mask mandate when showing up in person.

The Tin Pan Alley hosts a weekly piano and vocal entertainment night with Jim Brosseau and friends on Mondays.

“Friends”: 6-9pm Mondays at Tin Pan Alley, 269 Commercial St., Provincetown. A weekly evening of piano and vocal entertainment with Jim Brosseau and Friends. In addition to Brosseau on piano, Friends nights feature a variety of singers sharing their interpretations of pop, jazz, Broadway and an array of favorite songs from the American Songbook.

Winter Reading Series: “The World is Home” with Linda Ohlson Graham: 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays on Zoom and at the Provincetown Public Library, 356 Commercial St. For information: https://provincetownlibrary.org. Join a weekly in-person/virtual book club and read/read aloud with group leader, Linda Ohlson Graham. Each session will focus on “The World is My Home” by James Michener. Linda Ohlson Graham will read the book aloud while encouraging other participants to read along or aloud.

David McGlothlin, a Provincetown teacher named Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year 2015, is a guest speaker at the Truro Public Library through March 24.

“Citizenship in the 21st Century” with David McGlothlin: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays of the month, January 13 to March 24, Truro Public Library, 7 Standish Way, North Truro. To register, call 508-487-1125. Over the course of six 90-minute sessions, the group will briefly revisit the formation of government, then delve deeper into fundamental principles regarding rights and responsibilities as citizens and the democratic principles that serve as the cornerstone of government. There will be short readings with discussion and guest speakers depending on their availability. This series will be led by David McGlothlin, a 33-year veteran social studies teacher at Provincetown IB schools.

Cap Noir Radio Theater: 8:30 p.m.-9 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays until April 28. For information: https://facebook.com/excitement4yourEars. Original stories, unique adaptations and a bit of the unexpected mixed with mystery, suspense, thrills, adventure, even the supernatural. In collaboration with WOMR.

Yoga with Jen Shannon: 9am-10am Tuesdays, Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St. For information: https://wellfleetpreservationhall.org. To register: text 508-367-7101. All levels are welcome. Registration required. No appointment.

Book recyclingTuesdays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to noon, drop-off at Wellfleet Transfer Station, 370 Coles Neck Road. For information: https://bit.ly/3ykrAh8. The Friends of Wellfleet Library accept used hardback and paperback books in good to excellent condition, which they can sell at their Summer Book Sales and Sales Shelf at the Library. They do not accept dictionaries, encyclopedias, magazines, journals, textbooks, test preparation manuals, or travel guides.

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