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Newburyport: “Marc’s Shorts II,” a collection of short plays by Marc Clopton, covers a broad range of topics featuring archetypal characters from within our collective unconscious, historical characters full of cataclysmic desires, and contemporary folk with recognizable fears. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11-12, 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, 5 p.m. Also Oct. 18-20. Actors Studio of Newburyport at The Tannery, 50 Water St. $18, $15 seniors and students. 978-465-1229, www.newburyportacting.org

Wakefield:For the last 30 years, singer and songwriter Jez Lowe has taken his songs of life in his native New England to audiences across the world, featuring Jez accompanying himself on guitar, cittern, and mandolin. Saturday, Oct. 12, 8 p.m. Linden Tree Coffeehouse, 326 Main St. $18, under 13 $10. 781-246-2836, www.LindenTreeCoffeehouse.org

Winchester: Winchester Community Music School will present the first concert in its 2013-2014 Faculty Recital Series. The concert will feature pianist John Kramer performing works of the early 20th century by Ravel and Prokofiev. Monday, 7:30 p.m., Winchester Community Music School, 407 Highland Ave. Free. 781-721-2950, www.winchestermusic.org.

Winchester: Winchester Community Music School will present the first concert in its 2013-2014 Faculty Recital Series. The concert will feature pianist John Kramer performing works of the early 20th century by Ravel and Prokofiev. Monday, 7:30 p.m., Winchester Community Music School, 407 Highland Ave. Free. 781-721-2950, www.winchestermusic.org.

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