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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.
A talk with author Andrea Davis Pinkney – such as tonight’s – is likely to be as inspiring a literary time as one could imagine.
The New Yorker’s George Packer talks about the new America in his ‘The Unwinding’ and at a free lecture Wednesday at Lesley University.
Boston reporter and thriller author Hank Phillippi Ryan is coming with the latest in her Jane Ryland and Jake Brogan series, and Kate Clark Flora is with her.
A new bus stop stretches across more than 60 percent of the sidewalk, is an eyesore and seems little used. Here’s why it’s here to stay.
Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo; MIT Press Loading Dock Sale; Pipeline! band reunion show No. 9; “Smoke This” Rib Fest; and punk rock Upstart Fest.