“The Return to Morality” political satire; Boston Teen Author Festival; What the Fluff? Marshmallow Festival; One-Minute Solos of movement art; and a local, multi-band take on The Concert Across America.
On Sept. 21, 1991, the doors to a shuttered, bankrupt health club chain were flung open again and the New Dance Complex was born. Twenty-five years later, it’s still the living rhythm of Central Square.
Four-day Campfire. Festival; Starlabfest Music & Arts Festival; Kids Union’s Outdoor Neighborhood BBQ and Dance Party; Rob Potylo Birthday Bash; and Bread & Puppet Theater’s “Whatforward Circus.”
Just in time for returning college students pining for weekdays they can treat like weekends, The Sinclair in Harvard Square is using August to introduce Hump – a dance party taking place the last Wednesday of every month.
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.
Free, open-air salsa dancing; “1776” by the MIT Gilbert and Sullivan Players; Kids Rock Kids; Ignite! Global Street Food & Fire Festival; and Summer Jam BBQ + Zine Reading.
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.
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.
“Searching for Sanctuary” storytelling night; grand opening parties for Knight Moves and the Somerville Curiosity Shop; seventh annual World Naked Bike Ride Boston; W.C. Fields’ silent double feature; and Strip Zeppelin III.