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Drug Rug has been missing from the music scene since late 2010, but fans of the Cambridge duo will be happy to hear they’re back with a song and promise of more to come.
Observe a Festivus of Comedy. Enjoy free or cheap entertainment courtesy of MIT. Hear some hip-hop at the Kulturez Dynasty Toy Drive. Get some buy-local gift shopping done. And relive “Foxtrot” as staged by Genesis.
The legendary goth fetish nightclub, closed in July 2005 to make way for an apartment building, was to move into Central Square’s former Blockbuster video space, but that site is due for a Board of Zoning Appeal hearing Dec. 19 for a very different purpose: a pet store.
With our local St. Paul’s Church Choir School turning 50, a model for its musical and academic tradition – The Vienna Boys Choir – comes to town Friday to celebrate.
The art-rock band Guerilla Toss, chosen as closing band for October’s two-day New England Underground Music Festival, is back tonight at Middlesex Lounge with Blanche Blanche Blanche and Fat Creeps. It’ll be noisy and wild.
Face the fact that the end-of-the-year holiday season is here. Hear great singer/songwriter folk. See “Raiders” on the big screen again. Help comedian Jimmy Tingle help the Homeless Empowerment Project. And embark on a Sailor Moon Shoujo Spectacular!
Of course “The Slutcracker” is back at the Somerville Theatre, starting Saturday and running through Dec. 31, but this year brings something new: An opening set from Mike Doughty, the singer-songwriter and onetime lead for the band Soul Coughing.
Check out the Brickbottom & Joy Street Open Studios. Give your kids fun with Music That Paints a Picture. Experience avant-garde music and improvised dance. Tailgate at The Sinclair. And play Old School Game Show.
Retrace Thoreau’s steps, without leaving town. Hear music with your kids that you’ll all enjoy. Buy cupcakes and warm-weather clothing, see art and hear a tuba quartet. Put on the Ritz with “Young Frankenstein.” And take in a free folk concert.
Two Harvard Square area restaurants with claims of difficult locations are looking to add features to help keep up in Cambridge’s competitive dining scene.