Dori Cameron at P.A.’s Lounge; Heather Mae at Atwood’s Tavern; Vista at Out of the Blue Art Gallery Too; The Wolff Sisters at The Lizard Lounge; Bobby Floyd and Lydia “LovelySinger” Harrell at Lilypad; and Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys at The Sinclair.
Since its founding in 1994, the annual Oldtime Baseball Game has grown – now it requires street closures and traffic warnings, and it draws sports legends such as Pedro Martinez who want to take part in the fun and help its charitable causes.
It’s only been four years, but feels much longer, since director Steven Soderbergh last treated filmgoing audiences to one of his quirky, deconstructive gems. His latest taps into the skin of some of fare such as “Ocean’s Eleven” while farming fresh territory.
Something Sneaky at Charlie’s Kitchen, Declan McKenna at The Sinclair, 7 Minutes In Heaven at Out of the Blue Art Gallery Too, ZOD at Thunder Road, Atlas Lab at The Middle East Upstairs and The Busted Jug Band at The Plough & Stars.
What drives “Wind River” isn’t so much the present action but the heavy backstories carried by characters acted by Elizabeth Olsen and Jeremy Renner, which burn with real, raw emotional palpability.
The Districts at The Sinclair; Duke Levine Band at Atwood’s Tavern; Ghosts of Jupiter at The Lizard Lounge; Bryce Vine at Sonia; Restless Streets at the Out of the Blue Art Gallery Too; and Julian Velard at Club Passim.
The focus isn’t so much a chronology of a 1967 five-day riot, but a motel siege where three young black men would be dead in the wake of nightmarish kangaroo-court interrogation tactics – and the trial that followed with all-too-predictable results.
After more than 20 years, the Comedy Studio is seeing out the year and then shutting down atop Harvard Square’s Hong Kong Restaurant. By that time, club founder and owner Rick Jenkins hopes to have found another home for comedians in 2018.
Last month saw the closing of some prominent Cambridge restaurants and one neighborhood spot that had been serving sandwiches since the 1940s – but the Oxford Spa will return, refurbished and under new management, the property owner promises.
The sports-focused 10-restaurant chain becoming a nine-restaurant chain – losing the spot that launched the company in 2004 – will affect fans almost not all, aside from an updated menu and new sign.