- Arts + Culture
- Political notes
Rachel Bloom’s “Math of Comedy”; “Sleep of Reason” art performance; “The Mousetrap”; New England Philharmonic “Spring Awakening” concert; and “Non, je ne regrette rien” Edith Piaf celebration.
After voting to form a union for adjunct professors almost exactly a year ago, Lesley University educators are back with a next step: getting “core faculty” organized and fighting alongside the adjuncts for better pay, benefits and security.
Bit Fest 2: Electric Boogaloo old-school arcade fest; Oscar-nominee “Birdman” for $4; Grown-Up Show and Tell; Taste Test Comedy and food; and the Enchantment Under the Sea Prom.
Members of the public visiting the “Breaking Ground” art exhibit Feb. 19 to March 22 are bound to be a little distracted by the walls holding up the art.
Anna’s Taqueria brings its charitable celebrity burrito roller events Thursday with Katey Stone, Harvard University women’s ice hockey head coach for the past 20 years.
School open house and Flip Flops family concert; Aeronaut’s Winter Seasonal party; “Marvin Gilmore: Crusader for Freedom” reading; CRLS Dance|Works show; and Pamangan! Filipino Pop-Up Dinner.
There’s a good chance for a meta moment Friday at Porter Square Books as Carrie Russell reads from her debut novel, “Drowning Cactus”: The novel includes scenes within Porter Square Books itself.
There have been no black people killed by police here as there have been recently in Ferguson, Mo., and many other places, and white faces account for many among protest marchers.
Three big holiday shopping markets; Indies First Day with local authors; Charles Hotel tree lighting; Old School Game Show’s Headbanger’s Balls to the Wall Free-For-All; Progressive string concert.
Somerville’s Raúl Gonzalez will be in Porter Square to introduce “Lowriders,” an introduction to science and a subculture with Oregon’s Cathy Camper.