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May
17
Tue
Dock-u-mentaries: IORRAM (Boat Song) @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Dock-u-mentaries: IORRAM (Boat Song)

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 • 7 PM • Free • Tickets at www.zeiterion.org

Courtesy of the FHC and Cinema New Bedford, see a FREE in-person screening of the first cinema documentary entirely in Scots Gaelic, Iorram (Boat Song) on May 17, 2022 at 7 PM!  Iorram is a lyrical experience of the fishing community in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides, explored through archived sound recordings of stories and songs in the mid-20th century interspersed with contemporary traditional Scottish folk music scored by Aidan O’Rourke.

This screening will be shown at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center (684 Purchase Street, NB).

Book your FREE ticket here.

For more info, see also the Zeiterion’s event listing here.

To see the trailer for the movie, click here. To learn more about the film, click here.

May
26
Thu
Concert: North Sea Gas @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Concert: North Sea Gas

Thursday, May 26, 2022 • 7 PM • 38 Bethel Street, New Bedford MA

Over thirty-seven years and stronger than ever!! “North Sea Gas” is one of Scotland’s most popular folk bands with great vocals and tremendous three part harmonies. Guitars, mandolin, fiddle, bouzouki, harmonica, whistles, bodhrans, banjo and good humor are all part of the entertainment. They have received Gold and Silver Disc awards from the Scottish Music Industry Association and regularly have sold out shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and around the world!

North Sea Gas will be playing at the Center on May 26, 2022 at 7 PM. Doors 6:30 PM. Tickets $12 members, $15 non-members. Purchase online through Brown Paper Tickets https://northseagas.bpt.me/ or in-person at the Center’s Gift Shop.

For more information, see our Facebook event.

Jun
10
Fri
Mid-Day Mug Up: Book Talk with Alison Neilson @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Mid-Day Mug Up: Book Talk with Alison Neilson

Friday, June 10, 2022 • 12 PM EST / 4 PM GMT • Free

For our fourth Mid-Day Mug Up on June 10, 2022, Portuguese-Canadian author Alison Neilson (CICS.NOVA Interdisciplinary Centre for Social Sciences, Nova University of Lisbon) explores fishing in the Azores in her photo book “A Sea Full of Life: Visions from the Azores (Um Mar Cheio de Vida: Visões dos Açores).” Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86500170531

To learn more about Alison’s book, and to purchase postcards based on the book, click here.

Jun
15
Wed
Concert: Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Concert: Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 • 7 PM • 38 Bethel Street, New Bedford MA

Chesapeake singer-songwriter Janie Meneely and Dutch-born traditional balladeer Rob van Sante join forces for an evening of maritime music from the Bay and beyond! Rob adds his virtuoso guitar to the array of Janie’s originals, while Janie adds vocal harmonies to Rob’s traditional ballads.

Janie and Rob will be performing at the Center on June 15, 2022 at 7 PM. Doors 6:30 PM. Tickets $12 members, $15 non-members. Purchase online through Brown Paper Tickets at https://meneelyvansante.bpt.me/ or in-person at the Center’s Gift Shop.

For more information, see our Facebook event.

Jun
17
Fri
Dock-u-mentaries: Vanishing Pearls @ New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Dock-u-mentaries: Vanishing Pearls

Friday, June 17, 2022 • 7 PM • Free • 33 William Street, NB

Vanishing Pearls, directed by Nailah Jefferson, chronicles the untold story of personal and professional devastation in Pointe à la Hache, a close-knit fishing village on the Gulf coast, following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill; a generations-old community of black fishermen pledge to fight for justice, accountability and their way of life. Doors open 6:30 PM. Masks recommended. Seating is limited, book your FREE tickets here: https://june2022docks.bpt.me

To learn more about the film, click here. To watch a trailer, click here.

Beginning with this film, Dock-u-mentaries will return to their pre-COVID location at the NB Whaling National Historical Park theater, located at 33 William Street, New Bedford MA. 

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