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Poet Marilyn Nelson headlines a series of free evening readings that runs Jan. 2-9 at Lesley University.
A crowdfunding campaign can help keep Cambridge a center for musical creativity by turning the entire first floor of Harvard Square’s Democracy Center into a House of Hip-Hop for one night a month.
The sixth annual “What the Dickens!” arrives Friday, Saturday and Sunday – an all-ages, untraditional “A Christmas Carol” that is old and successful enough to have traditions of its own.
The Stand-Up Sit Down returns Tuesday as a show where you get to hear jokes from three comedians, then get to hear what’s behind those jokes.
It’s Friday and you have nothing to do? Don’t worry. Here are two events that would welcome your procrastinating self:
Witherspoon bought the film rights to this memoir of loss and walking the Pacific Crest Trail, but Jean-Marc Vallée and Nick Hornby made sure it was more than a Hallmark weepy.
The Luminarium Dance Company takes more creative leaps around and forward with its production “The Sleeprunner,” opening Friday at the Multicultural Arts Center.
Students from Cambridge Rindge & Latin School are now invited take part in a juried contest to design the poster for the Arlington International Film Festival.
The Allston band with a sublimely heavy, prog-rock sound – part of Boston’s growing progressive scene – leads off a five-band night in Central Square.
Performance and installation artist Suzanne Lacy speaks at Lesley University on Thursday about the social issues have inspired her over the past three decades, including race, gender equity and the labor conditions of low-wage workers.