Culture

“White Chip” at MRT

Saturday I saw “White Chip,” the current show at the Merrimack Repertory Theatre. I knew it was about addiction, that it was written by MRT Artistic Director Sean Daniels, and that it was autobiographical. As we left for the theater, it was cold, windy, and a few snowflakes were in…

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‘Venice of America’

Around 1996, there was a lot of activity flowing from an idea about transforming Lowell into “The Flowering City,” with a new effort to enhance the parks, forest, waterways, gardens. The thinking was that the community was ready to shift its attention from 20 years of bricks-and-mortar rehab and redevelopment…

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

I saw the new Star Wars movie yesterday at the Lowell Cinema. The Force Awakens is a very good movie, well worth seeing. This is the seventh movie in the Star Wars series although you don’t need to know that to enjoy this film. If you are old enough to…

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