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Legendary choreographer Twyla Tharp, NASA astronaut Mae C. Jemison and others are coming to Cambridge starting Monday for a free, public weeklong Creativity Forum at Lesley University.
A touring dance production hopes to help the 10,450 kids diagnosed with cancer every year, but the inspiration for the production is a single girl for whom the effort comes too late.
In crafting its first Arts Challenge, the Cambridge Arts Council has its own challenge: getting tech workers to shut off their computers in favor of attending theater, dance, concerts, art exhibits or comedy.
Comic & Graphic Novel Workshop and teen playwright talk; Pi Day celebration with music; an evening of surf art, films and music; MIT Symphony Orchestra does Mahler; and Intersections dance show.
Bit Fest 2: Electric Boogaloo old-school arcade fest; Oscar-nominee “Birdman” for $4; Grown-Up Show and Tell; Taste Test Comedy and food; and the Enchantment Under the Sea Prom.
The Agassiz Baldwin Afterschool program’s Hip Hop Festival returns Thursday for its 19th February vacation.
An entertainment license for Central Square’s Out of the Blue Too art gallery was approved Tuesday by the License Commission, as well as a license to deal in antiques and jewelry.
Seventh annual “Some Like it Hot Chili Cook-off”; Dance Takeover; “Miss Penitentiary” interactive staged reading; All The Rest Burlesque’s “Unusual Suspects”; and “Stuart Little: The Musical.”
School open house and Flip Flops family concert; Aeronaut’s Winter Seasonal party; “Marvin Gilmore: Crusader for Freedom” reading; CRLS Dance|Works show; and Pamangan! Filipino Pop-Up Dinner.
Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and other Celtic music and dance are back in Harvard Square this weekend for the 12th annual three-day BCMFest.