In tackling regional political issues, city councillor Dennis Carlone has access to immediate insight: His legislative aide is Matthew McLaughlin, a member of Somerville’s Board of Aldermen.
It is not known if there is a connection between two fatal shootings took place before dawn Saturday, one in Cambridge and one in Somerville.
All-Female Reading of “Night of the Living Dead”; “Tiny & Short: A Drop in the Bucket” dance; Halloween Party & Costume Contest; Found Footage Festival; and Halal-oween fundraiser with The Kominas and Hot Molasses.
The Out of the Blue Art Gallery, home of all-ages rock shows, literary events, women’s wrestling and of course plenty of local artists and craftspeople, must move Dec. 1. To help it make the transition, the venue is hosting a party, feast and silent auction.
Much is borrowed and polished in Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated “Blade Runner 2049,” which is both homage and departure, and Ryan Gosling’s cop finds most roads lead to Rick Deckard, his predecessor from the original.
Jeffrey Eugenides reads from “Fresh Complaint”; The Future Arts Festival; Strindberg’s “The Ghost Sonata”; Honk! Festival of Activist Street Bands; and 39th Annual Oktoberfest.
Arts and culture is a $175 million industry in Cambridge, supporting the equivalent of 6,129 full-time jobs annually, according to a report released over the summer, but it’s not clear how much of this economic activity has slipped away or is at risk in a changing city.
“Battle of the Sexes” is more than just an empowerment victory lap for women and others seeking equality; it’s a heartfelt love story or two, and a fantastic time capsule resurrecting the early ’70s with aplomb.
The undeniable charm of Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Colin Firth and Pedro Pascal, along with the sinister sweetness of Julianne Moore’s baddie or even Channing Tatum dancing in cowboy boots, can’t quite save this ugly and bloated sequel.
JuggleMIT and the JuggleMIT Circus Show; The Boston Festival of Indie Games; What the Fluff? Marshmallow Festival; Pop-up Concert with Mary Bichner in Mount Auburn Cemetery; and Dumpling Festival at The Central Flea.