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.
If Facebook is to be believed, 27,000 people jammed the streets in front of City Hall for the Cambridge Dance Party last year, likely one reason why the four-hour party has become a five-hour party this year, starting at 7 p.m. Friday and ending at midnight.
The latest innovation for the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra arrives on stage Saturday with some of the same excitement felt by Parisians in 1910, as the orchestra brings Stravinsky’s “The Firebird” to life in a semi-staged production of the full ballet.
Balkan Soul Fest; Dance for World Community Festival and “Transparadance”; Clowns without Borders Benefit; Boston Dragon Boat Festival; and Somerville Squeezebox Slam.
Poet and author Jade Sylvan talks about “Spider Cult: The Musical” – the “apocalyptic lesbian sci-fi horror burlesque musical” now in its final weeks before taking the stage for four performances at Harvard Square’s Oberon.
The third annual DanceNOW; fifth annual Herbstalk; 37th Annual Cambridge Arts River Festival; Secret Gardens of Cambridge Tour; and seventh Annual East Somerville Carnaval.
A new production from CRLS Dance/Works; the Seventh Annual Film Shift Film Festival; Eighth Annual Citywide Cambridge Arts Open Studios; Tiny Tall Ships Festival; Third Annual OnStage Arts Marathon; and 33rd Annual Mayfair.
The past five years have seen Harvard’s A.R.T. do a reliable business sending plays from Cambridge to Broadway, but that may not be the case for the upcoming season.
“Matt & Ben,” the play; Slow Art Day; EMW Community Library Opening, featuring Junot Díaz; Union Square Outdoor Dance Party; and Myq Kaplan headlines at the Liquid Courage Comedy Club.
Harvard College Film Festival; Out of the Blue Fools Fest; family dance with potluck; Rock ’n’ Roll Rumble Preliminaries Night 1; and “Town Hall” variety show.