Women in Comedy Fest; MCC Literary awardees read; Record Hospital music fest; Bookish Ball & Shakespeare’s Birthday; “Natural History of Favorite Foods”; Tiny Great Outdoors Fest; Nave Gallery Benefit; Opera meets the ’80s; Bach Society season finale; and BAHFest.
Out of the Blue Benefit Show & Tarot Reading; Poetry Brothel; 17th annual Lizard Lounge Open Mic Main Event; two comedy events benefiting the ACLU; and a “Carnival of the Animals” family concert by the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra.
A series of free evening readings by poets, authors and playwrights is offered Friday to Jan. 11 at Lesley University. The readings feature visiting writers Megan Marshall, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and playwright Kia Corthron.
“To Boldly Go: Symphony Meets Space”; Coach Fest; International Games Day; the “Voices Against Injustice” poetry reading; a ton of art in Somerville; your choice of free classical or jazz concerts; and much more.
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.
It’s a cheap shot to wander an art gallery saying, “My kid could have done this,” but a free exhibit coming to the Chandler Gallery at Maud Morgan Arts ensures parents are right – in fact, their kids may be among the artists on display.
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.
What takes the stage Thursday at the Agassiz Baldwin Afterschool’s Hip Hop Festival’s 20th anniversary show will be essentially the same as what kids of the previous generation saw in 1996 – stunning hip-hop acts starring everyone from preteens to professionals.
The Chandler Gallery’s unsettling “Beastiary,” Lesley University’s adjunct faculty “Directions” show and Harvard’s archival trove about “Opening New Worlds” give cause to leave the apartment and a warm place to stay enlightened through the winter.
Artists are prone to making statements that might leave the average viewer mystified, and Michèle Fandel Bonner is no different. But she has an unstated mission too: to stagger by the sheer amount of effort that goes into collecting and assembling her materials.