If ever Cambridge’s Multicultural Center were to live up to its name, it’s Wednesday, when a band of performers from nine countries come together to perform songs inspired by jazz, R&B, flamenco, Turkish folk, Armenian folk, and Brazilian and Indian music.
The city manager had a warning Monday for city councillors: “What I was told is that if this goes down, Lechmere Station won’t happen at all,” referring to the over budget green line extension light rail project.
Cambridge is expected to contribute $25 million to construction of the green line light rail extension and Somerville is projected to put in $50 million to close a funding gap that has threatened to shut down the project entirely.
Atwood’s Tavern celebrates its 10th anniversary with a weeklong series of concerts beginning Monday. Since opening, the cozy East Cambridge venue has been a home for some of the best local bands and artists, with top-notch talent performing nightly.
A fired worker stewed for weeks before returning to his workplace to take revenge, police said, targeting a supervisor with a gun and causing a nonlethal injury to the face with shrapnel and some damage to a building before turning the weapon on himself.
We need to make sure we’ve learned the lesson of lighting at the Zinc luxury apartment building by ensuring that its display stay off and that whatever ordinance is passed prevents such lighting anywhere in the city.
Remaking the school and community complex on Cambridge Street is likely to cost the city some $26 million more than expected – but for a good reason: It could house school district administrators, long relegated to a crumbling leased building in East Cambridge.
A crowdfunding campaign in honor of Dorothy Steele, the 77-year-old who died after a Feb. 28 hit-and-run incident, is near its goal of $4,000 needed to pay for cremation and cemetery fees.
Boston Underground Film Festival or “Witch Hunt” trailer party; If Not You, Who? Monkeyhouse Dance Benefit for the Multicultural Arts Center; Revive: Urban Dance Showcase; free Kazakh Folk Orchestra concert; and the “We Need to Talk” interactive play.
The court battle over the redevelopment of the Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse in East Cambridge proceeded Monday with the filing of Appeals Court briefs by Leggat McCall Properties, the state and city.