Clean Comedy Showcase; “Space Pirates” children’s play; Salsa Sampling and Latin Beats Dance Party; Kids Fun & Great Jazz; and the Haiti & Brazil hit the ’Ville Festival.
Artbeat festival; the Boston Poetry Marathon (with a party); Berlioz’s “Symphonie Fantastique” by the MIT Summer Philharmonic Orchestra; breakdancing competition with DJ’ing; and the second annual Rappers vs. Poets Contest.
“Searching for Sanctuary” storytelling night; grand opening parties for Knight Moves and the Somerville Curiosity Shop; seventh annual World Naked Bike Ride Boston; W.C. Fields’ silent double feature; and Strip Zeppelin III.
The stained glass windows at the Quest Diagnostics buildings in Central Square will be gone when the buildings are torn down to become the Mass+Main apartments. But where did they come from in the first place?
“Comedy, America!”; the Air Guitar Championships; “Forge and Strike: the Art of Weaponry” opening reception; Summer BCMFest with free and paid shows; and Live jazz with Samuel Batista on the Fourth of July.
Quilt and Widowspeak with opener Doug Tuttle; The Festival of Us & You & We & Them; Summer Readings (and screenings and writing); Dan Boulger comedy album release show; and the Cambridge Symphony’s Pops on the Lawn.
The invention-themed EurekaFest; Esh Circus Arts Staff Show; ninth annual Make Music Harvard Square/Fête de la Musique; Out of the Blue’s “Into The Black” fundraising event and concert; Stravinsky’s “The Firebird” ballet staged by the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra.
Balkan Soul Fest; Dance for World Community Festival and “Transparadance”; Clowns without Borders Benefit; Boston Dragon Boat Festival; and Somerville Squeezebox Slam.
The third annual DanceNOW; fifth annual Herbstalk; 37th Annual Cambridge Arts River Festival; Secret Gardens of Cambridge Tour; and seventh Annual East Somerville Carnaval.
Four-day Campfire. Festival; David Liebe Hart and other bands; Dronefest: Cronefest; Sisters on the Runway fashion show; and Memorial Day Parade and Observance.