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January 31, 2013

North Shore Entertainment Calendar


EVENING WITH AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 7 p.m., Peabody City Hall, Wiggin Auditorium, 24 Lowell St. Peabody Institute Library presents an evening with Andre Dubus III. Dubus is the author of five books, with a sixth book, “Dirty Love,” to be released in late 2013. Sponsored by the Friends of the Peabody Institute Library. 978-531-0100, ext. 10, or

“PREPARING YOUR BOAT.” Wednesday, Feb. 6, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Eastern Yacht Club, 47 Foster St., Marblehead. Eastern Yacht Club Sailing Committee’s 2013 Winter Speaker Series features Brad White, who will discuss how to maximize the use of one’s boat by following important steps prior to this season’s launch. Free. Register in advance at

Exhibits and shows

TRUNK SHOW. Saturday, Feb. 2, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 35 Congress St., Suite 222, Salem. Bobbie Bush, children’s and family photographer in Salem, will host show presenting Matilda Jane’s spring 2013 apparel collection, featuring unique clothing not available in stores. Mini photo sessions and refreshments. Free. 978-744-6918, or

“MONSTERATURES.” Art exhibit reception, Saturday, Feb. 2, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Beverly Public Library, Sohier Room, 32 Essex St. Features Robert MacPhail’s portraits of characters from classic monster movies of the 1930s to 1950s. Work is hand-lettered using oil paint on wood panels. On view through Feb. 27. 978-921-6062 or

“DALY AND DALY, CROSSROADS.” Opening reception on Sunday, Feb. 3, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Cloister Gallery, St. Andrew Episcopal Church, 136 Lafayette St., Marblehead. Mother-and-daughter exhibit of paintings and sculptures by local artists Elaine and Dianna Daly. On view through March 9. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. to noon. Handicapped-accessible. 781-631-4951 or

GROSVENOR PARK EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION. Sunday, Feb. 3, 3 to 5 p.m., The Gallery at Grosvenor Park, 7 Loring Hills Ave., Salem. Exhibit features work by members of the Greater Lynn Photographic Association as part of the association’s 125-year anniversary. A variety of prints of local scenes and far-flung areas will be on display. Prints are in color and black and white. Exhibit on view through Feb. 28. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 781-631-3685.

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