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The third weekend in April 2019, on Saturday the 20th, Seven Bridge Writers’ Collaborative will host its first fundraiser, where Canadian songwriter and musician, Nancy Beaudette will perform in the evening after facilitating a workshop in songwriting during the day. SBWC’s Paula Castner spoke with Nancy to talk about her experiences in music and about […]

March 2nd, 2019 – 12 pm to 4 pmShirley Center Town Hall – 4 Parker Road, Shirley, MACost: $30. Handmade paper is a great example of recycling at work. Besides being eco-friendly, it’s fun to make, and a fabulous way to explore your creativity. Flower petals, jute, wool, grass, and many other things, can be […]

A few years ago I invited a small group of women to my home to play with some of my art supplies. I love to teach, and I wanted to share some of the techniques I learned in college way back when. We created handmade paper and we bound books. We tried block printing and […]

January 10, 2019 It’s a nice feeling to be near the top of the heap, especially when it concerns my songwriting and the effort it takes to create and produce the work. The 35th Mid-Atlantic Song Competition just released its results, and “Reeds On The River” is a FINALIST in the Folk Acoustic Category. I […]

October 24, 2018 This past weekend, a dozen women gathered up in Freeport, Maine in an atmosphere of camaraderie and excitement to experience the first-ever Spark Creativity Retreat weekend. I’ve been hosting creative workshops and activities for many, many years, but this is the first time I’ve taken it to this level: renting a creative […]

September 12, 2018 I’m delighted to have been chosen to be an official showcase artist for the 2018 South West Regional Folk Alliance Conference this year. Annually held in Austin, TX, it’s the largest gathering of folk artists in the region. The focus is on showcasing to industry bookers and honing our business skills at […]

September 5, 2018 Are you ready to celebrate? Why wait until March 17 then you can party on September 16th – halfway to St. Patrick’s Day! We hope you’ ll join us in Dracut at Owen & Ollie’s Pub for this special occasion! The Kelly Girls will be leading the charge at 2:00 pm, followed […]

July 31. 2018 Look who’s on the front page of the newspaper!! Sean Smith, a special contributor to the Boston Irish Reporter, featured the Kelly Girls in the August 2018 publication. He interviews each of the Girls and also reviews numerous songs on their “May You Always” CD. “It’s the kind of repertoire and presentation […]

July 17, 2018 The Kelly Girls are hitting the road again this weekend to continue their New England Tour. Belfast Maine is host to one of the regions largest and most attended Celtic festivals, Maine Celtic Celebration. In fact, K-Girls are helping to start off the festivities with a special 2:00 pm Friday Show at […]