The City Council is out of patience with ConstellationCenter, the superlatively designed, acoustically unmatched performance center in Kendall Square.
Have a Play Day. Get in some early summer Irish-themed Midsummer Night Revels. Squeeze in some accordion anarchy at the Squeeze Box Slam. Play even more at the Sunday Parkland Games. And Enjoy belly dance while helping empower women in Uganda.
The 11th annual Taste of Cambridge event planned for Thursday has been postponed from its June 18 rain date to July 11 – with an indoor option.
Harvard Square’s Comedy Studio is taking a summer road trip to Devens, the former army base in Central Massachusetts that will be the site of an Aug. 10 arts festival called The Nines.
Do your bargain music instrument shopping in the sun. Hit the Cambridge River Festival. Laugh your way through a trek “Into Dorkness.” Show off your bike and buy to make it better at a Bike Show and Market. And venture into new musical territory with Nightlands.
The 328-seat brasserie coming to Harvard Square has a name: Beat Hotel.
Fill yourself with folk at the campfire. Festival. See The Interrobang put their mark on the local music scene. Experience the art of Something Very Specific. Help launch the ECBA Freedom Run. And turn up The Walkmen at the end of a busy musical weekend.
What’s Billy Conway up to? The Morphine drummer has switched from low rock – the category invented by the famed Cambridge band – to roots music in the supergroup Cold Satellite.
Chanteuse Niki Luparelli and the Gold Diggers perform favorite James Bond and spy-themed songs live at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Harvard Square’s Oberon. “Diamonds are Forever, but this show is one night only,” Luparelli says.
Get in free to the Harvard Art Museums. Get photographed on the red carpet. See the art of the East/Central Cambridge Open Studios. Tune in to Porchfest. Experience “Love on the Run” via Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev and Verdi. And have a literary weekend.