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MUSIC

8-11 p.m. Monday, July 12
CORK WINE AND TAPAS

Dinner and a show

Reserve a table at Cork Wine and Tapas on Monday nights and take in the sounds of local acoustic guitarist Neal McCarthy accompanied by Barry Gross on bass.


5-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 14
CISCO KITCHEN AND BAR

Craft beer and live music on the beach

If you missed Neal McCarthy’s unplugged set Monday at Cork, you can still catch him with a full band Wednesday at the newly opened Cisco Brewers waterfront entertainment complex in the South End. The venue has live music planned all week long — see the full lineup.


2-7 p.m. Thursday, July 15
SUMMER SOUND SERIES

Classic rock in Custom House Square

The Pearly Baker Acoustic Quartet will play their versions of Grateful Dead songs, and maybe some Stones, Beatles and JJ Cale too. Bring a lawn chair and grab take-out from a downtown restaurant, or sit under the tent and have a drink from the on-site bar. Beer garden opens at 2, music starts at 4.


11 a.m.-noon Tuesday, July 13; noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, July 14
BUTTONWOOD PARK

Classical music in the park

Catch one of the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra’s pop-up performances throughout the city this summer.


FILM

7 p.m., Tuesday July 13
ZEITERION PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

First look at Sundance favorite, plus Q&A with director and cast

Cinema New Bedford’s July series “Best of the Fests” rolls out film-festival favorites. This week, catch the first look at “Ma Belle, My Beauty,” winner of an audience award at Sundance, before its wider release next month. Set in the French countryside, the film follows a polyamorous triad navigating their complicated connections. The screening features a Q&A with director Marion Hill and actors Idella Johnson and Hannah Pepper.


EXHIBITIONS

Through July 18, Nov. 14, Jan. 9
NEW BEDFORD ART MUSEUM
Artist-in-residence Carl Simmons with curator Jamie Uretsky. Via Facebook
“The Horse in Motion,” Eadweard Muybridge.  
A costume from “Do the Right Thing” and an illustration by a local student are on display in the “Uncommon Threads” exhibit. Images via Facebook

Explore NB lore, horses in motion at the Art Museum

The Art Museum’s latest exhibition, “Eadweard Muybridge: Animal Locomotion,” features groundbreaking photographic studies of animals in motion and early motion-picture projection. This is also your last week to catch community artist-in-residence Carl Simmons, the New Bedford artist and musician who finds inspiration in local history, folklore, and preservation. And GNB Voc-Tech Fashion Design students have added their own illustrations to “Uncommon Threads,” the exhibit of works by Hollywood costume designer Ruth E. Carter.


ANTIQUES

9 a.m.-noon Saturday, July 17
ROTCH-JONES-DUFF HOUSE AND GARDEN MUSEUM

A kind of ‘Antiques Roadshow’

Do you have a family heirloom, paintings passed down by a relative, or an intriguing flea market find? Discover their potential worth with the help of appraisers who have decades of experience and scholarship in antiques-, art-, and jewelry-dealing. Cost is $10 per item; $25 for three items.


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