Holiday Open House and Winter Solstice Farewell to Fall; Cirque Us! performance; Beyond Tabletop Game Jam; holiday concerts in brass and strings; and Frozen Chanukah ice skating.
Holiday caroling and shopping; 11th Annual “Everyone Loves Latkes” and second annual Gingerbread Village visit; 12th Annual Kendall Square Holiday on Ice World Dance Party; Annual “Messiah” Sing with the Cambridge Community Chorus; and Holiday Pops concert.
This week’s two-day celebration of Leonard Bernstein at Longy School of Music of Bard College will get personal with the help of a special guest: Bernstein’s daughter, Jamie Bernstein.
Though it shut down officially more than four months ago for renovations, with a sign saying so going up July 15, the owners did not renew their licensing by a December deadline. They face a licensing issue in Brookline as well.
Janice Zarro Brodman has been collecting tidbits about strange cultural practices – strange to us, anyway – since her time at Harvard, and has just published them as “Sex Rules! Astonishing Sexual Practices and Gender Roles Around the World.”
The MIT Wind Ensemble’s Third Annual Prism Concert Spectacular; “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians” on stage; “Something Strange,” a tribute to “A Nightmare Before Christmas”; Happy Endings! Adult Folktale Telling; and “Fantasia” classical concert.
Local holiday shopping; “A Christmas Carol”; sixth annual Oh You Pretty Things/David Boobie Black Friday; annual tree lighting; and Zili Misik’s For All Souls variety event.
The World’s Only Curious George Store has reached an agreement with Regency Centers that will allow it to remain in Harvard Square – somewhere in the four-story retail and office project now called The Abbot Buildings.
A neighborhood group gathered and voted seemingly to form a committee urging city officials to reevaluate and fix recently installed bike lanes it felt weren’t addressing traffic-safety goals, similar to the conclusion of an earlier meeting held by a different group.
Businesses in Harvard Square worry they’ll be further hurt by a contractor’s request for an additional six hours a day through June to make noise – going until midnight, potentially seven days a week.