BCMFest of Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and other Celtic music; Glowberon with Johnny Blazes and Brian King; Art exhibits and receptions for “Death & Technicolor” and “M/othering”; Laughing Liberally; and the “Tickets, Please” Mass Mouth Story Slam.
Congratulations are due Jocelyn and Chris Arndt for their hard work and skill, but being able to listen to their work for free means it’s fans of their stripe of blues rock that really benefit.
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.
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 festival of South Asian music and arts is among three Cambridge recipients of Passim Iguana Music Fund grants for 2017 – the Hindie Rock Fest, along with Venezuelan-Moroccan-American composer and vocalist Miriam Elhajli and Klezmer performer Nat Seelen.
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.
Longfellow Holiday Open House; Street Theory pop-up art gallery; 11th Annual Kendall Square Holiday on Ice; Holiday Pops with the CSO (and more music); Black Market holiday market (and more shopping); and Linking Hands Peace Sign Cambridge.
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.
“To Boldly Go: Symphony Meets Space”; Coach Fest; International Games Day; the “Voices Against Injustice” poetry reading; a ton of art in Somerville; your choice of free classical or jazz concerts; and much more.