“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.
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.