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.
Shameless, a New Year’s Eve Eve party; Cheese Patrol music marathon; Jaded New Year’s Dark Carnival party; 100 First Jokes comedy tradition; and One, Vol. 2, a pop-up music and art party.
Winter Solstice Pagan Witch Ritual, Variety Show & Fire Benefit or a Standing Rock Benefit Show; Shit-faced Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”; Jewmongous performs; Christmas Eve tango; and a Humanist Hub Community Potluck & Free Book Day.
CRLS’ DanceWorks and other dance performances; holiday shopping; the 10th Annual “Everyone Loves Latkes”; Pinbrawl V: Arcade Carnage; and a Gingerbread Village display with tea and sweets.
Emerging Choreographers at Harvard; “The Secret Life of Robots” or author Lee Carpenter reads of great feminists; St. Joseph’s Parish Holiday(!) Bazaar; “Crossing the Atlantic” with the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra; and a Community Chamber Concert.
Halloween Haunted Ball; The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo; Mendelssohn, Dvorak and Beethoven by Longy; “Too Punk for Halloween” and “Growing Up Spooky” cover shows; and “Nosferatu” with live musical accompaniment.
Harvard Ballet’s “Oz”; “Feel the Horn: The Orange Rhino Rally” street theater; Lovecraft’s “Tales Outside Time and Space” with Flat Earth Theatre; SomerStreets Monster Mashed Up festival; and the Druid Underground Film Festival.
Dance Party 4 Baton Rouge Relief; “Arkham Books” free staged reading or “Blood” interactive performance and talkback; Honk! Festival of Activist Street Bands; 38th Annual Oktoberfest; and “The Thing” dance and cabaret.
Chuck Hoberman’s 10° art installation; Best of Boston Sketch Comedy, Night 1; “Then We Move” Modern Dance for Street Pianos and Movement Slam; “Wall to Wall: Art Builds Communities” opening events; and the Seventh Annual “Smoke This” Rib Fest.