JOHN WATERS has written and directed sixteen movies including Pink Flamingos, Polyester, Hairspray, Cry Baby, Serial Mom and A Dirty Shame. He is a photographer whose work has been shown in galleries all over the world and the author of six books: Shock Value, Crackpot, Pink Flamingos and Other Trash, Hairspray, Female Trouble and Multiple Maniacs, Art: A Sex Book (co-written with Bruce Hainley) and Role Models. Waters’ next book, Carsick, which chronicles a hitchhiking adventure he took across the United States in May of 2012 will be published in June, 2014 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. John Waters is a member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and is on The Wexner Center International Arts Advisory Council. Additionally, he is a past member of the boards of The Andy Warhol Foundation and Printed Matter and was selected as a juror for the 2011 Venice Biennale. John will perform his hilarious spoken word act, This Filthy World, Volume Two followed by a question and answer period along with a meet & greet and signing of his newly released book, Carsick. The performance benefits the Provincetown Film Society and the Provincetown Art Association and Museum (P.A.A.M.) Check out John's fan website by clicking here:
DAVID SEDARIS’ first bestseller, Me Talk Pretty One Day, a book of essays, signaled the arrival of a new and inventive voice in non-fiction. Sedaris is a humorist, a master of satire, and a wry observer of the human condition. With wit and care, sometimes in print, or as a regular contributor to NPR’s, This American Life, Sedaris peels back the outer layer of humanity and reveals the absurdity underneath. Sedaris has written many bestsellers, including Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls. David's laughter filled evening will also feature a question and answer period. Book signing and meet & greet to follow show. This show benefits WOMR 92.1 fm: Provincetown's "Outermost" Community Radio as well as the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Check out David's official website by clicking here:
BEAUX ARTS BALL is a Provincetown tradition dating back to 1915, and gave Provincetown’s population of artists and fisherman a venue to dress up in costumes and cut loose. The ball continued well in to the 1950’s before fading out. For the first time in many years, the ball was produced in 2011 as a fundraiser sponsored by the fashion house of Marc Jacob. In 2013, Nightingale and Rafanelli joined forces and resurrected The Beaux Arts Ball and kept it as a fundraiser. Our 2014 designee is H.O.W. (Helping Our Women).