Harvard’s annual Arts First festival runs Thursday through April 30, including a fair with 100-plus free performances in 11 locations, Make Art stations and a Friday celebrity-studded Celebration of Harvard Artists – also free to attend.
Hassle 24 Hour Telethon & Performance Marathon; Live Band Emo/Pop Punk Karaoke; Slow Art Day; “Transparent” improvised performance; and classical Perform-a-thon 2017 fundraiser.
Opening Night at Sonia with Doomlover, CreatuoS, Aüva and Bad Boys Club; Christal Brown’s “The Opulence of Integrity”; Family Opera’s “Springtime for Haman”; Black Market sale; and Month in Review: Topical Comedy and other comic showcases.
Free “For the Love of Ireland” celebration; free “On Record: Music by Bach and Brahms”; “Hypnotic Manipulation” dance show; Spring Equinox Pagan Witch Ritual & Variety Show; and an Activist Art Pop-Up Market.
An announcement about the long-gestating Constellation Center is due “in a few weeks,” founder Glenn KnicKrehm said Wednesday, declining to share further details about the performance space promised for Kendall Square since the late 1990s.
Art and politics mingle Tuesday at “Love Will Win,” with state Rep. Mike Connolly leading a conversation on how to build progressive policy and more effective citizen advocates, along with entertainment from dancers and musicians performing rock and hip-hop.
Love and Other Entanglements; Family and Children’s Concert Series with the Tufts Symphony Orchestra; “Tiny & Short: A Drop in the Bucket”; Laughing Liberally; and Valentines shopping.
Free (mostly classical) concerts; ninth annual “Some Like it Hot” Chili Cook-off; Silent Disco Snow Day; Out of the Blue Benefit Show with music and comedy; Pre-Superbowl Show with music and #SnarkerBowl/Chili Cook-off Party.
The Out of the Blue Art Gallery is in crisis again, seeking crowdfunding to make sure it can pay its rent in Central Square, and citizens should help. But this cry for help should be heard by city officials too, and by the property owners with long-fallow storefronts.
The words “experimental” and “improvisational” aren’t uncommon in the works put on at Central Square’s newly expanded Dance Complex, but that doesn’t mean they’re not on the calendar far ahead of time.