BCMFest of Celtic music; Storytime with Drag Kings, Queens and Friends; Charles Phoenix’s “Addicted to Americana”; “Useless Questions” sci-fi staged reading; and Cambridge Symphony Orchestra family concert of “The Journey of Phillis Wheatley.”
Two very different art receptions; Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven play; an Owl Prowl around Fresh Pond Reservation; the Belmont World Film Family Festival’s day at The Brattle; and the “Star Struck” Story Slam.
Nearing a year since opening, the Sonia nightclub will be able to serve beer, wine and alcohol alongside the rest of the Sater family’s entertainment and dining complex in Central Square, including The Middle East and ZuZu.
Dire Literary Series reading; One Night Band; No-Pants Subway Ride; Lizard Lounge Poetry Slam Team Semifinals; and the Pindrop Sessions 4 cabaret.
Passim has awarded more than $40,000 to 28 musicians through its Iguana Music Fund – putting its 10-year total for the awards at more than $350,000 in grants meant to enhance careers or community outreach efforts.
One Night Band is a daylong music experiment in which 40 Boston musicians are shuffled randomly into bands of five on a Saturday morning. They take the day to write three original songs and prepare one cover to play in front of an audience that night.
Off-Mic at Gallery 263; Sailor Moon Shoujo Spectacular; Shameless: New Year’s Eve Eve; Low-Key New Year’s Eve of Dessert + Bubbly With Ruby Rose Fox; and a New Year’s Eve Artist Lounge Party.
Yule Open Ritual; Festivus (for the Rest of Us) party; “Christmas in Medieval England” concert; John Davis & the Cicadas, Rob Noyes and Evil English; and Moon Wok Jewish Christmas Event.
Holiday Open House and Winter Solstice Farewell to Fall; Cirque Us! performance; Beyond Tabletop Game Jam; holiday concerts in brass and strings; and Frozen Chanukah ice skating.
Holiday caroling and shopping; 11th Annual “Everyone Loves Latkes” and second annual Gingerbread Village visit; 12th Annual Kendall Square Holiday on Ice World Dance Party; Annual “Messiah” Sing with the Cambridge Community Chorus; and Holiday Pops concert.