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Lesley University’s summer series of free readings and presentations starts tonight at 7:15 with the screening of a film written by Barry Brodsky and a reading by Sara Zarr, who specializes in writing for young people. It runs through June 28.
Have a Play Day. Get in some early summer Irish-themed Midsummer Night Revels. Squeeze in some accordion anarchy at the Squeeze Box Slam. Play even more at the Sunday Parkland Games. And Enjoy belly dance while helping empower women in Uganda.
Start your winter farmers market shopping. Turn yourself or your kid into an action movie star. Take in some art – well, a hell of a lot of art – free. Get your fill of singer-songwriters. Or fulfill your Cambridge destiny with a fiction and poetry reading.
A little over halfway through voting hours Tuesday, a full 60 percent of active voters in Cambridge had already been to their polling places, an elections official said.
What do two award-winning poets, playwright Molly Smith Metzler and an author who wrote a book popular enough to be on Oprah’s summer reading list have in common?
With the Harvard University farmers market starting at noon Tuesday, Cambridge has a market for every day of the week through Oct. 27. How to keep track, though? How about a handy graphic of where the markets are and when they run?
For those inclined to look at art and complain, “My kid could have done that,” here’s an art exhibit where they probably did. But with the level of accomplishment at Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, that’s hardly an insult.
A test basement apartment program is almost, but not quite, in place for 13 buildings in Cambridge, having been stalled for a week in a parliamentary maneuver called “reconsideration.”
The more you know about Jacek von Henneberg, the humble artist and architect down Walden Street, the more amazing he gets.
Horrible weather is a wonderful excuse for all sorts of retrograde behavior, and it’s all encouraged by the city’s indifferent coordination of snow-clearing.