CURRENT EVENTS: Marblehead’s best bets Aug. 16-23

Current Events spotlights exciting happenings in the coming week. If you’d like to contribute a listing, please email Current associate editor/senior reporter Leigh Blander at 

Jazz at the Arts: Donna Bryne
Thursday, Aug. 17, 7 p.m.

The Marblehead Arts Association and Gene Arnould present Jazz at the Arts, a concert series at the MAA, 8 Hooper St, with singer Donna Bryne. Byrne has traveled the world performing at jazz landmarks including Blue Note Jazz Club, Tavern on the Green, Blues Alley, Scullers, Regattabar, Jazz Bakery, The Rainbow Room and London’s Pizza on the Park. More info and tickets at

Christine Lucas performs
Friday, Aug. 18, 8 p.m.-11 p.m.

Christine Lucas and her band play at The Beacon Restaurant, 123 Pleasant St. They’ll be performing popular rock, R&B, blues and country songs.

Just Wear White
Saturday, Aug. 19, starts at 5 p.m.

The Beacon Restaurant is hosting Its second annual Just Wear White party featuring live Latin music with The Quisqueya All Stars, along with a DJ, dancing, food and more. Info and tickets at

Songs of the Sea
Sunday, Aug. 20, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

The group Arpeggione presents a concert centered around themes of fishing, voyages and the sea. Enjoy vocal and orchestral works by Mendelssohn, Schubert and Mahler.

The musicians will perform on instruments from the late 19th century, including Romantic-era flute, clarinet, harmonium and a handmade broom. Celebrated local baritone David Kravitz joins Arpeggione for this concert at Abbot Hall. More info and tickets at

Free yoga on the library lawn
Monday, Aug. 21, and Wednesday, Aug. 23

Join Celine this summer on the Abbot Public Library’s lawn for her outdoor community yoga classes. These vinyasa-style classes feature poses centered around stretching and strengthening the body, connecting with the breath and creating energy to power you through the rest of your day. Grab a yoga mat or a towel and come find your flow. The classes meet on Mondays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at 3 Brook Road.

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