- Arts + Culture
It’s the Olympics, and excitement is in the air! Well, at least for one comedian. For everyone else, life goes on as normal.
“The Heart of Robin Hood” ends. A “Life of Materials” art show. Cate Le Bon, Kevin Morby and 28 Degrees Taurus at The Middle East. The “Once in Valhalla IV” feast. And “The Art of the Tarantella” dance.
Newbery Award-winning author Rebecca Stead reads Wednesday from her latest novel, “Liar & Spy,” as part of Lesley University’s MFA in Creative Writing Winter Residency.
What have local comedians been up to this week? Resolving things. Wondering about the Swiss. The usual.
Emeen Zarookian announces the name of the album due out in February – “Is Happening“ – and backs up that promise with a single.
Horizon Bus Line would run shuttles between New York and Cambridge seven days a week from 7:30 a.m. to 11:40 p.m. for about $27 per passenger, if the City Council gives its approval Monday.
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.
The fifth Boston Comedy Arts Festival is scheduled to run Sept. 3-8 with Kevin McDonald, Cambridge’s own Jimmy Tingle and performances from The Cambridge Footlights, the 129-year-old institution from that other Cambridge – the one that’s given the comedy world John Cleese and Sacha Baron Cohen.
Celia Thaxter Hubbard of Cambridge and Brewster, Mass., a painter, nationally respected gallery owner and leading figure in Boston’s art community in the 1960s, died peacefully Monday.
Experience your first Second SatARTdays. Have a musical picnic in the park. Rock out and out and out with three great bands. See “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” onstage. And storm Bastille Day in Harvard Square.