The loss of artists in Cambridge has reached a crisis point, say city councillors trying to grant resident artists a one-point advantage in the formula to apply for rentals in lower-income inclusionary housing – but the conversation has been temporarily set aside.
Off-Mic at Gallery 263; Porchfest music and comedy; “With A New Song’s Measure” staged reading; Second Annual Central Square Steam Family Disco; and Waltz Day dance event.
If ever Cambridge’s Multicultural Center were to live up to its name, it’s Wednesday, when a band of performers from nine countries come together to perform songs inspired by jazz, R&B, flamenco, Turkish folk, Armenian folk, and Brazilian and Indian music.
A new production from CRLS Dance/Works; the Seventh Annual Film Shift Film Festival; Eighth Annual Citywide Cambridge Arts Open Studios; Tiny Tall Ships Festival; Third Annual OnStage Arts Marathon; and 33rd Annual Mayfair.
CIC Arts Presents Pop-Up Music; Cambridge Community Comic Arts Fair; Moving Day at MIT on Saturday, including the Crossing the Charles Parade and Competition; Mobius@Green Street: An Evening of Collaborations; and Keytar Bear & Abby Taylor Day.
Somerville Open Studios and public art at MIT; the MASSDestruction Robot Competition; Taza Chocolates’ Cinco de Mayo Block Party or Harvard Pow Wow; Black Market art/flea/record/artisan market or Club Passim Benefit CD and Vinyl Sale; and 33rd Annual Mayfair.
The past five years have seen Harvard’s A.R.T. do a reliable business sending plays from Cambridge to Broadway, but that may not be the case for the upcoming season.
Atwood’s Tavern celebrates its 10th anniversary with a weeklong series of concerts beginning Monday. Since opening, the cozy East Cambridge venue has been a home for some of the best local bands and artists, with top-notch talent performing nightly.
Rock ’n’ Roll Rumble Finals; “Love & Gravity” acrobatic storytelling; Community Sculpture Race and Exhibition; Ninth Annual Bookish Ball and Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebration; and the “Dimensions of Doctor Who” science event.
On its third full-length album, dark rock band Jaggery has honed its ability to unsettle to a razor-sharp edge. Leader Mali Sastri has somehow become even more ferocious, leading with an ululating “War Cry” through a garden of complicated lyricism.