Another act of violence has taken the life of a human being in our city in Area IV – where I grew up and call home, an area with one of the highest poverty rates in the city, and where there have been nearly a half-dozen murders dating back to 1990.
Student Marketplace and Makerspace Open House; ArtBeat 2015: “Loops” arts festival; Summer Radio Mystery Theatre’s “Night of the Super Sleuths” show; “Spellbound Comics #1” release party; and “Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry.”
EurekaFest invention celebration and competition; free Lesley University author readings; Smash It Dead music festival; World Juggling Day; and the eighth annual Make Music Harvard Square / Fete de la Musique.
Vice mayor Dennis A. Benzan invited people to “come enjoy a wonderful evening of good food and great company” as he started work for reelection for goals including Steam education and housing solutions for low- and middle-income families.
Now is exactly the time to amp up citizen support for a revenue-neutral Senate bill and other initiatives (including increased energy efficiency and renewables) to reduce our dependency on fossil fuels.
A first – and free – family disco is coming Sunday, but because this is Cambridge there’s more than mirrored balls and 1970s-era samples and spins to be found at The Middle East Downstairs.
A state senator has filed a bill that would establish carbon pricing in Massachusetts. All of the state representatives for Cambridge have signed on as co-sponsors, and Cambridge residents should get behind it too.
In crafting its first Arts Challenge, the Cambridge Arts Council has its own challenge: getting tech workers to shut off their computers in favor of attending theater, dance, concerts, art exhibits or comedy.
School health officials estimate that 98 percent of students are immunized in Cambridge, but that statistic is not the whole story.
On the verge of leaving on a 12th annual international tour, Marc Abrahams and his Ig Nobel Prize have arrived on iTunes with a weekly “Improbable Research” podcast.