Local holiday shopping; “A Christmas Carol”; sixth annual Oh You Pretty Things/David Boobie Black Friday; annual tree lighting; and Zili Misik’s For All Souls variety event.
“Restructured” feminist art exhibit reception, and other art events; International Pop Overthrow music fest; You Gotta Be KidNME! family and children’s concert; an Afternoon with Henry David Thoreau; and Dance Complex Teaching Artists & Student Concert.
“West Side Story” at CRLS or “Everybody” at MIT; Becoming Posthuman multimedia cyber arts festival; the Laughing Liberally Boston comedy show; elephant JANE dance; and “Masterworks: Mahler and Mozart” performed by the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra.
Harvard Ballet presents: “In Passage”; Day of the Dead Family Celebration; premiere of Mary Bichner’s “Autumn Suite”; “Proclamation 5: True That”; and Myq Kaplan headlines at the Liquid Courage Comedy Club.
Even candidates for City Council who don’t get elected – or reelected – have ideas that should survive the campaign at least long enough for thorough consideration, though of course the proposers want the chance to pursue them personally from City Hall.
A bag full of Halloween events; MIT Annual Family Weekend Concert; “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”; Boston Hassle presents “Storytime at the Ape’s Nest”; and the Comicazi Cookie Clash.
“House of Irreverence” comedy party; Outdoor movie night in Harvard Square and indoors marathon at MIT; Halloween parties and events; The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo; and “He Is Dead” staged reading and “Tomes of Terror” radio play.
Neighboring Arlington plays a role in the just-released biopic “Professor Marston & the Wonder Women” thanks to Cambridge’s Mike Bowes, a line producer who scouted the town originally for a documentary four or five years ago.
All-Female Reading of “Night of the Living Dead”; “Tiny & Short: A Drop in the Bucket” dance; Halloween Party & Costume Contest; Found Footage Festival; and Halal-oween fundraiser with The Kominas and Hot Molasses.
Jeffrey Eugenides reads from “Fresh Complaint”; The Future Arts Festival; Strindberg’s “The Ghost Sonata”; Honk! Festival of Activist Street Bands; and 39th Annual Oktoberfest.