The Cambridge Senior Center’s First Thursday Writing Group has produced a book of collected works edited and published by writing group facilitator Lily Owyang. It as 60 pages of poetry and prose from more than a dozen contributors.
Bourgeois Mystics, Primal Static and Of The Sun rock; Harvard Arts First Festival; Annual Harvard Powwow; A Sunday of Early Music; and Ladies Night Adult Folktale Telling.
Teen poets from Cambridge’s Buckingham Browne & Nichols private school and Somerville’s Books of Hope have earned two of 16 semifinals slots at the sixth annual Louder Than A Bomb Massachusetts Youth Poetry Slam Festival.
Women in Comedy Fest; MCC Literary awardees read; Record Hospital music fest; Bookish Ball & Shakespeare’s Birthday; “Natural History of Favorite Foods”; Tiny Great Outdoors Fest; Nave Gallery Benefit; Opera meets the ’80s; Bach Society season finale; and BAHFest.
The “Pooh House,” a beloved jewel of Neighborhood 9, will be torn down in the coming weeks as part of a sewer replacement and repaving scheduled by the Department of Public Works, officials have told Hurlbut Street residents.
At the Louder Than A Bomb youth poetry slam preliminaries this weekend in Boston, Cambridge’s team from the Buckingham Browne & Nichols private school has a not-so-secret weapon: Athena Chu, who competed as an individual last year.
Bach Society Orchestra’s Winter Alumni Concert; Mardi Gras and “Music from the Seven” benefits for the ACLU; story-telling from Finland’s Kalevala; the Contest4Improv4Humans Boston Regional Round; and a Coach rock mini-fest.
Dire Literary Series reading; “Fingersmith”; Philharmonic Funk presents “Under the Cherry Moon”; the No-Pants Subway Ride; and the silent Film “Metropolis” with live music.
A series of free evening readings by poets, authors and playwrights is offered Friday to Jan. 11 at Lesley University. The readings feature visiting writers Megan Marshall, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and playwright Kia Corthron.
The Vermin Supreme Winter Showcase; Poetry Book & Broadside Fair and book sale; Wrap Around Cupcake Reception and more art; “The Sound of Cracking Bones” staged reading; Video Game Orchestra concert, jazz and classical; and Vintage Holiday Film Program.