What’s Billy Conway up to? The Morphine drummer has switched from low rock – the category invented by the famed Cambridge band – to roots music in the supergroup Cold Satellite.
The city’s $473 million budget was adopted Monday, along with its largest single component: A $151 million schools budget made controversial when four city councillors voted to keep it in committee for further questioning of district officials.
The $151 million schools budget – frozen in the Finance Committee May 9 despite the expectation that the full City Council would adopt the city’s full, $507 million proposed budget today – are sure to be a big part of the 5:30 p.m. meeting of the City Council.
Chanteuse Niki Luparelli and the Gold Diggers perform favorite James Bond and spy-themed songs live at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Harvard Square’s Oberon. “Diamonds are Forever, but this show is one night only,” Luparelli says.
Lesley University’s commencement was Saturday, with 2,234 degrees and certificates handed out – 468 bachelor’s degrees, 1,740 master’s degrees and 23 doctorates.
The Internal Revenue Service has acknowledged that for a little while it was giving some extra scrutiny to political groups applying for tax-exempt status. So? For starters, political groups aren’t supposed to be tax-exempt.
Get in free to the Harvard Art Museums. Get photographed on the red carpet. See the art of the East/Central Cambridge Open Studios. Tune in to Porchfest. Experience “Love on the Run” via Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev and Verdi. And have a literary weekend.
The Cambridge Symphony Orchestra performs a concert called “Love on the Run” on Saturday with some Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev “Romeo & Juliet” and Verdi’s equally sweeping and tragic “La forza del destino.”
Cambridge police are asking help with finding a missing person: Richard Aylward, 62, who walked away from MIT Mayor’s Senior Picnic on Vassar Street at about 1:20 p.m. Wednesday.
It’s a very simple mission: Stop light from glaring into neighbors’ property by pointing light fixtures toward the ground. There’s even a zoning law on the books saying that’s what city government wants – but it’s a resident struggling for the third time to introduce zoning that will accomplish that.