To give students the support and confidence he missed in school, one upper school principal is tackling the charged topic of race head on, starting with teachers – as in many schools, mostly white, mostly female – who sit down and talk about race every week.
Off-Mic at Gallery 263; Porchfest music and comedy; “With A New Song’s Measure” staged reading; Second Annual Central Square Steam Family Disco; and Waltz Day dance event.
Complaints of sexist or racist dress codes and sexual harassment have drawn attention recently to the high school. Thriving at the middle-school level but lesser-known, though, is a small pocket of empowerment that’s been going strong for nine years.
A new production from CRLS Dance/Works; the Seventh Annual Film Shift Film Festival; Eighth Annual Citywide Cambridge Arts Open Studios; Tiny Tall Ships Festival; Third Annual OnStage Arts Marathon; and 33rd Annual Mayfair.
CIC Arts Presents Pop-Up Music; Cambridge Community Comic Arts Fair; Moving Day at MIT on Saturday, including the Crossing the Charles Parade and Competition; Mobius@Green Street: An Evening of Collaborations; and Keytar Bear & Abby Taylor Day.
Arbor Day is today across the rest of the country, but it came early to the Maria L. Baldwin School with a special guest appearance by The Lorax, Dr. Seuss’ environmental hero and defender of trees.
Somerville Open Studios and public art at MIT; the MASSDestruction Robot Competition; Taza Chocolates’ Cinco de Mayo Block Party or Harvard Pow Wow; Black Market art/flea/record/artisan market or Club Passim Benefit CD and Vinyl Sale; and 33rd Annual Mayfair.
Rock ’n’ Roll Rumble Finals; “Love & Gravity” acrobatic storytelling; Community Sculpture Race and Exhibition; Ninth Annual Bookish Ball and Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebration; and the “Dimensions of Doctor Who” science event.
The hydroponics and gardening experts at GYOstuff have no idea what you’re talking about and still don’t understand how there could be any misunderstanding about their sign.
Record Hospital Fest 2016; Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure”; “The Muppet Movie” Singalong; Tchaikovsky, Webern and Bartók with the Parker Quartet; and The Court Stenographers of Comedy Present!