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MET OPERA RADIO BROADCAST- Samson et Delila March 23rd on WJOP-LP 96.3 FM

Saint-Saëns’s Samson et Dalila stars Anita Rachvelishvili and Gregory Kunde Radio Broadcast: Saturday, March 23 at 1:00 p.m. Eton WJOP-LP 96.3 FM The 2018-19 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with Samson et Dalila, Saint-Saëns’s dramatic opera based on the biblical tale of Samson and Delilah. Mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili and tenor Gregory Kunde star as... See More

Cantemus Chamber Chorus Spring Concert

Wit & Wisdom is the theme of Cantemus’s spring concert. Joseph Haydn is the wisdom (Missa Brevis in B-flat, & 3 part- songs). Satirical gems by P.D.Q. Bach, humorous Latin/English texts set by Carl Zytowski & clever Ogden Nash poems set by Eric Whitacre supply the wit. Paul Ayers’s Hallelujah Chorus pokes fun at Handel’s... See More

Green Expo Shows How It Can Be Done

March 12, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Bill Clary 918-645-7525 Green Expo Shows How It Can Be Done What’s Next for a Greener, Sustainable Newburyport The City of Newburyport is supporting the Greater Newburyport Green Expo on Thursday, April 11 from 4-8 PM, at the Rupert A Nock Middle School, 70 Low Street, Newburyport,... See More

WJOP’s “Morning Show” is back on the air!

WJOP’s “Morning Show” back on the air with Inside Look at HERStory Events; Reviews of “Off the Beaten Path” Books Newburyport radio station WJOP (96.3 FM) is bringing back, “The Morning Show,” beginning Tuesday, March 12th with two news hosts Andy Dear on Tuesdays and Mary Jacobsen on Fridays. The show will run from 8:00... See More

The National Favorite Poem Project

The brainchild of former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, The National Favorite Poem Project was launched in 1997 to celebrate the sheer pleasure of poetry with the public at large. Pinsky called for favorite poems and received 18,000 responses from Americans of diverse regions, ages, and backgrounds. This is the seventeenth year that Newburyport High... See More