“A Day of Beauty” at Shawsheen Tech

Shawsheen Valley Technical High School 100 Cook Street, Billerica

Shawsheen Valley Technical High School welcomes the public to Shawsheen for “A Day of Beauty” on three Tuesdays in May. The visit will start with pampering at the school salon with service from cosmetology students, and then patrons will rendezvous to the Ram’s Head Dining room for a meal and coffee or tea from students in Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management program. The dates for “A Day of Beauty” are Tuesday May 10th, 17th or 24th. Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management and Cosmetology are two-out-of-twenty vocational programs offered at Shawsheen Valley Technical High School.  The programs are teaming up to pamper patrons to

Good Portraits: Connection and the Myth of the Photogenic


On Tuesday, May 24 at 7 pm the Bedford Center for the Arts Photo Group is pleased to present internationally acclaimed portrait photographer Maundy Mitchell; her topic will be Good Portraits:  Connection and the Myth of the Photogenic.  How can you create portraits that invite the viewer to take a closer look?  There are many elements that create the invitation:  lighting, body language, and composition, for starters.  Perhaps the most elusive is connection, especially for those who believe in the myth of being “photogenic.”  In this talk, Maundy discusses connection in portraiture, how other elements in the portrait contribute to