Out of the Blue Back to School rock music fest; Campfire. Festival of Americana and folk; 24-Hour ChoreoFest dance concert; Heist Night! movie marathon; “Long Weekend”: A night of poetry; and Bread & Puppet Theater’s “The Overtakelessness Circus.”
Musician and media startup expert Jim Wooster has been named executive director of Passim by the folk nonprofit’s board of directors, replacing retiring seven-year leader Dan Hogan.
The Wrong Shapes released “Gasoline Can” in May as the third single off their latest album. Its raunchy, noir story-telling has connections to two bands releasing albums back in the 1990s.
“Thought Bomb” comedy and karaoke; a Humanwine album sneak peek; Massachusetts Independent Film Festival screenings; Opera on Tap: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly; and “Burlesque is Coming” for “Games of Thrones” fans.
“Biographies/What Is Love” dance double feature; Midnight at the Midway circus arts show; Starlabfest Music & Arts Festival; Olde Mouldy whisky popup; and Red Bull High Stakes rowing competition.
For the band that wants a truly powerful, organ-driven sound – to be the next Doors or ? and the Mysterians, perhaps, and compose the next “Light My Fire” or “96 Tears” – there’s a free one available. There’s a catch, though.
Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” in the park; Ignite! Global Street Food and Fire Festival; an Evening of Poetry & Delinquency; first weekly Speakers’ Circle free speech celebration; and Art City’s All Arts Day.
Next weekend is already filling in, with a Sunday morning launch of a free, weekly public free speech celebration in Harvard Square and an afternoon All Arts Day in Central Square from the Art City group.
With Meryl Streep onstage, a script by Diablo Cody and direction by Jonathan Demme of “Stop Making Sense,” this is a film with a little bit of everything that somehow comes out sounding and feeling just right.
The second Fuzzstival music fest; “The Jernegan Solution” comic art show; “Mortified” comedy readings; Poetry & Puppetry about Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; and a SomerStreets festival.