- Arts + Culture
The city is holding a competition to help craft five acres of new or redesigned open space planned for Kendall Square and East Cambridge.
Artbeat 2014 art and music festival; Bent Knee and Strange Changes; Storytelling, Jazz and Poems; Jay Gatsby’s Summer Ball; and Mercury Orchestra performing Mahler’s “Resurrection.”
Magic Lantern show at The Brattle; “The Winter Soldier” free at MIT; Desi dance party with belly dancer and hookah; a Handmade Marketplace; and a Beat Hôtel Bastille Day celebration.
Thanks to astute weather forecasters, people didn’t need to watch the whole show in rain – but they did get hit hard on their way home.
Discover Mount Auburn; “Locals Covering Locals” CD Release Show; “Red Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” comedy; cabaret rock; and Glass Animals and Hundred Waters.
The traditional area Fourth of July Boston Pops concert starts at 8:30 p.m. Friday, even with threats of rain. What else is going on in town?
After changing how it provides psychiatric emergency services, Cambridge Health Alliance officials want to add patients and families to an advisory board.
Harvard Book Store warehouse sale; Games Forum’s play test party; improv painting and music Experience; Calamity #6 variety show; and Cambridge Symphony Pops on the Lawn.
The city is getting another business name sure to raise a smile: Pho Kup, meant to replace Tamarind House near Porter Square.
“Midsummer Night’s Dream” for free; Make Music Harvard Square/Fête de la Musique; Summer Solstice celebrations from Harvard museums and Revels; and the TrashBash recycled arts competition.