Tenth annual Honk! Festival of Activist Street Bands; Loop 2.4.3’s “Time-Machine_music” record release show; Space Park! Pop-Up Solar System Playground; Harvard Square’s 37th Annual Oktoberfest; and the This Is East Festival.
Inspired by 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed – arrested after bringing a homemade clock to his Texas school, resulting in invitations to the White House and MIT – the Cambridge Public Library invites kids ages 10 to 18 to a workshop and learn to build their own clocks.
Pop-up art show; Bull McCabe’s fifth annual Roots to Reggae Outdoor Music Fest; Sixth Annual “Smoke This” Rib Fest; Haiti and Brazil Hit the ’Ville! and Somerville Community Growing Center Harvest Festival.
Boston Calling, the giant, twice-annual, three-day music festival, runs throughout this weekend at Boston’s City Hall Plaza with a lot of great bands – and, once again, a lot of white men.
The Quay Brothers animation in 35mm (and Švankmajer’s “Alice”); the fourth annual Boston Teen Author Festival; East Meets West Block Party fundraiser; VivaLatino Cambridge festival; and the What the Fluff? Marshmallow Festival.
The Trouble with Jellyfish science and art exhibit; Strip Zeppelin with Niki Luparelli; Danehy Park Family Day; The Ig Improbable Lectures at MIT; and the 12th annual Revels RiverSing.
The Boston Festival of Indie Games; Assembly Square Riverfest; Evolution of Hip-Hop festival; Somerville Rock And Roll Yard Sale; and the 23rd Annual Cambridge Carnival International Festival and Parade.
A new genetic research technique that has raised ethical alarms among scientists is flourishing in Cambridge. But so far it’s not being used in a way that ethicists fear, and it poses no danger to residents or lab workers, a city public health official said.
Out of the Blue Back to School rock music fest; Campfire. Festival of Americana and folk; 24-Hour ChoreoFest dance concert; Heist Night! movie marathon; “Long Weekend”: A night of poetry; and Bread & Puppet Theater’s “The Overtakelessness Circus.”
“Thought Bomb” comedy and karaoke; a Humanwine album sneak peek; Massachusetts Independent Film Festival screenings; Opera on Tap: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly; and “Burlesque is Coming” for “Games of Thrones” fans.