A changing of the guard in the local music biz will be held March 5 at Pagu, with legendary jazz booking agent Fred Taylor on hand, as well as a sentimental farewell to the Western Front reggae club.
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.
BCMFest of Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and other Celtic music; Glowberon with Johnny Blazes and Brian King; Art exhibits and receptions for “Death & Technicolor” and “M/othering”; Laughing Liberally; and the “Tickets, Please” Mass Mouth Story Slam.
Neighborhood concerns about traffic patterns, noise abatement and access surrounding 2019 reconstruction the Massachusetts Turnpike will be addressed at a Jan. 19 meeting
A low-key car chase after a stolen ambulance ended Tuesday evening with minor damage to a police cruiser, but no injuries.
NorthAmericana Festival; Curious George’s 75th Birthday Bash; “Politics and Red Tape: Stories of Jumping Through Hoops”; free “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” screening; and 13th Annual Revels RiverSing.
Harvard Summer Chorus and Summer School Orchestra concerts; Org: Black and White Ball; games, a rummage sale and music festival for and about girls and women; second Port Sounds Music & Comedy Fest; and third Cambridge Jazz Festival.
Clean Comedy Showcase; “Space Pirates” children’s play; Salsa Sampling and Latin Beats Dance Party; Kids Fun & Great Jazz; and the Haiti & Brazil hit the ’Ville Festival.
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.
The summer season at Magazine Beach Park kicks off Tuesday with Make Music Boston, a free three-hour music festival.