The popular art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” is back through Oct. 10, placing pianos available for use by anyone throughout Boston neighborhoods and at several locations in Cambridge, with most done by Cambridge artists.
The Cambridge Housing Authority is giving $450,000 to one community program and free space to another inside a health clinic on Windsor Street near two public housing developments.
The Massachusetts Independent Film Festival; Soul on the Lawn and other history fun; Movie Night with “The Witches” and teen rock band Fourshadow; Music Afternoon & Reception with Mozart, Verdi and more; and “Performing the Home” art exhibits.
Rangoli sand art exhibit; OpenAir Circus and “Little Shop of Horrors”; Fresh Pond Monarch Butterfly Release Parade; “What Is Punk?” story time and singalong; and Harvard Summer Chamber Orchestra’s performances of Mozart, Copland and Sibelius.
Yard sales proliferate in warm weather, but Sunday’s stands out: It is essentially a download from the mind of the art director of Okay Mag and her friends, teen girls with a group aesthetic that’s vintage, kitschy, artsy and riotously colorful.
Artbeat festival; the Boston Poetry Marathon (with a party); Berlioz’s “Symphonie Fantastique” by the MIT Summer Philharmonic Orchestra; breakdancing competition with DJ’ing; and the second annual Rappers vs. Poets Contest.
The stained glass windows at the Quest Diagnostics buildings in Central Square will be gone when the buildings are torn down to become the Mass+Main apartments. But where did they come from in the first place?
“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.
A Boston Comic Roundtable anthology on the wonders of science has far exceeded its crowdfunding goal – overshooting the $8,000 the editors asked by nearly $6,500 with about a week to go in the campaign.
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.