Our metro area has been responsible for plenty of changes that have reshaped the world – but can it retain its position as an innovation world leader? A five-person panel will examine the question Thursday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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.
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.
The Resistance meets Tuesday in Somerville’s Davis Square in the form of a party for The Technoskeptic, an online magazine of screeds and analyses urging better, more conscientious decision-making about adopting innovations.
Looney Tunes Review; “Searching for Signal” multimedia theater and “Rabbit” immersive theater; the 5.4 Million and Counting Stitch-In; and Mapapalooza!
Friday After Thanksgiving (F.A.T.) Chain Reaction Event; “Arabian Nights”; Charles Hotel tree lighting; Post-Thanksgiving Throwdown rock show; and Scharpling & Wurster live.
The full-body virtual reality experience called “Birdly” is coming to Kendall Square’s Le Laboratoire Cambridge for three days next month – probably not long enough to satisfy all those who’ve wanted to soar over a city, held aloft by nothing but their own wings.
Harold Pinter and Samuel Beckett double bill of one-act plays; “Who Would Be King” original theater experience; Chorus pro Musica’s “With Strings Attached” concert; Third Annual Inman Square Harvest Hoedown; and Girls Day @ the MIT Museum.
The city’s Community Development Department is accepting applications to its 2015-16 Entrepreneurship Assistance Program.
Approximately 100 self-proclaimed nerds-turned-activists marched across the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus last week to call on President L. Rafael Reif and the MIT Corp. to divest its endowment from fossil fuels.