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Beaches of Cape Ann: Singing Beach

Singing Beach

Singing Beach

Route 127 to Beach Street, Manchester

This immaculate beach will have you singing as you look at the clear blue waters and white sands. Enjoy a thirst quenching Slurpie or Italian ice at the snack bar.

  • The parking area is for residents only so you may have to walk from the train station or the center of town to enjoy this beach. Just under a mile, everyone does it!
  • $5 walk-on fee.
  • Directions: Route 127 to downtown Manchester to Beach Street (near the commuter rail station). Singing Beach is located at the end of Beach Street.

Singing Beach, Manchester-by-the-Sea

Singing Beach Manchester

jesse cook

Jesse Cook
Friday, March 11, 2016
8:00PM
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport

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Constantly searching for new sounds, rhythms, and textures Jesse Cook is coming to the Shalin Liu on March 11 at 8pm. Cook has taken nouveau flamenco to places it has never been. Cook also is known for his genre-bending compositions. Come to the Shalin Liu Performance center in Rockport to see one of the most celebrated instrumentalist on the plant perform. To register for this event go here, you can also purchase your tickets online here

Winter Birding Boat Trip

Birding Boat Trip
Saturday, March 12, 2016
8:00AM-1:00PM
7 Seas Whale Watch
63 Rodgers Street
Gloucester

Chamber winter birding boat trip

New England bird watchers please join us for the Cape Ann Winter Birding Boat trip from 8am-1pm. Weather permitting we are hosting the winter birding boat trip aboard the privateer IV with 7 seas whale watch. We will hopefully be seeing spring migrant birds, and we hope to see some whales too. After the excursion we will go to the Gloucester House restaurant for lunch (lunch is not included in the price of the trip). Space is limited and the price of the trip is $75 per person. Register here today.

manon lescaut

Manon Lescaut
Saturday, March 5, 2016
12:55PM-2:55PM
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport

the cape ann chamber of commerce and the shalin liu presents manon lescaut
The Metropolitan Opera will be streaming a showing of Manon Lescaut to the Shalin Liu Performing Center in Rockport. Kristine Opolais and Jonas Kaufmann star as the ill-fated lovers at the center of Manon Lescaut, Puccini’s passionate adaption of the classic novel about a free spirited country girl who becomes the toast of Paris. The showing starts at 12:55 and runs for two hours. to purchase your tickets online go here

jorma kaukonen

Jorma Kaukonen
Tuesday, March 5, 2016
8:00PM
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport

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For an enjoyable night of music from a rock and roll legend come to the Shalin Liu in Rockport. Kaukonen is a legendary figure in rock and roll. Kaukonen has made a huge impact on American music. First Kaukonen was the co founder of Jefferson Airplane. He also made a huge impact by the acoustic-centered folk blues of Hot Tuna and his own solo recordings. To purchase your tickets online today go here

Danu

Danu
Thursday, March 3, 2016
8:00PM
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport

the cape ann cahmber of commerce and the shalin liu present danu
One of Irelands most cherished folk band, Danu will be at the Shalin Liu on March 3rd at 8pm. This group is one of the leading groups of the new traditionalist movements in Celtic music. Danu has been voted best overall traditional act by Dublin’s magazine Irish Music. They also were voted Best Traditional group twice in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. Danu has been a very successful folk band and has won many awards over the years. Join us at 8pm for a night of reels, jigs, ballads, and folk music. Purchase your tickets here today.

ezekial’s wheels

Ezekial’s Wheels
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
7:30PM
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport
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Ezekial’s Wheels is a young dynamic Klezmer group with a unique style founded from the subway stations and the Boston farmers market. The group has been very successful over the years. In 2012 the group won first place in the Jewish music festival’s “Klezmer Idol”. Following this huge accomplishment the group went on to win the prize for the best Klezemer ensemble and the audience pick award at the International Jewish Music Festival. The show starts at 7:30 and the tickets cost $15 per person. Come for a night of wonderful music with a unique style. Purchase your tickets here today.

jasper quartet

Jasper Quartet
Friday, February 26, 2016
8:00PM
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport
the cape ann chamber of commerce and the shalin liu presents the jasper quartet

Come to the Shalin Liu for a night of entertainment. The Jasper String Quartet formed at Oberlin University in 2006 and has had great success every since. In 2012 they won the Cleveland quartet award. The members of the Jasper Quartet are currently the professional quartet-in residence at Temple University’s Center for Gifted Young Musicians. Join us at 8pm for a spectacular night of music from the Jasper Quartet. Before the concert, find out more about the repertoire being performed this evening. The pre concert talk is free to ticket holders of the concert. The talk will begin at 7 and go until 8 when the concert begins. Come to the Shalin Liu for an exciting show and introduction to the Jasper Quartet. Purchase your tickets online here today.

National Theatre of London Live in HD: “As You Like It”

As You Like It
Thursday February 25, 2016
7:00PM-9:00PM
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport

cape ann chamber of commerrce and the shalin liu presents as you like it
Come to the Shalin Liu for a live HD showing of As You Like it. With her father the Duke exiled Rosalind and her cousin have to leave their lives behind them by disguising as boys. During this liberating experience Rosalind experiences a different way of living and she falls deeply in love. Join us from 7pm-9pm for a night of live theatre. Purchase your tickets here today.

Chelsea barry

Chelsea Barry
Friday, February 19, 2016
8:00PM
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport

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Singer/songwriter Chelsea Barry will be performing at the Shalin Liu February 19 at 8pm. Her energetic folk/pop sound has given her a commanding stage presence. She has had shows from California to Washington, Minneapolis, New York and now Rockport. Join us at the Shalin Liu for an exciting night of music. Register here today and purchase your tickets here

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