Two very different art receptions; Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven play; an Owl Prowl around Fresh Pond Reservation; the Belmont World Film Family Festival’s day at The Brattle; and the “Star Struck” Story Slam.
Dire Literary Series reading; One Night Band; No-Pants Subway Ride; Lizard Lounge Poetry Slam Team Semifinals; and the Pindrop Sessions 4 cabaret.
A free Arts & Community Dialogues Series begins Wednesday and runs through May on such weighty topics as race, immigration, education and the American dream, using a simple but potent formula: Use the art to ease into the dialogue.
Cambridge Rindge and Latin School’s recent production of “West Side Story” not only wowed packed audiences for its five performances, it also helped to raise more than $7,000 to help support Puerto Rico.
Holiday Open House and Winter Solstice Farewell to Fall; Cirque Us! performance; Beyond Tabletop Game Jam; holiday concerts in brass and strings; and Frozen Chanukah ice skating.
The MIT Wind Ensemble’s Third Annual Prism Concert Spectacular; “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians” on stage; “Something Strange,” a tribute to “A Nightmare Before Christmas”; Happy Endings! Adult Folktale Telling; and “Fantasia” classical concert.
Local holiday shopping; “A Christmas Carol”; sixth annual Oh You Pretty Things/David Boobie Black Friday; annual tree lighting; and Zili Misik’s For All Souls variety event.
“West Side Story” at CRLS or “Everybody” at MIT; Becoming Posthuman multimedia cyber arts festival; the Laughing Liberally Boston comedy show; elephant JANE dance; and “Masterworks: Mahler and Mozart” performed by the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra.
Harvard Ballet presents: “In Passage”; Day of the Dead Family Celebration; premiere of Mary Bichner’s “Autumn Suite”; “Proclamation 5: True That”; and Myq Kaplan headlines at the Liquid Courage Comedy Club.
A bag full of Halloween events; MIT Annual Family Weekend Concert; “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”; Boston Hassle presents “Storytime at the Ape’s Nest”; and the Comicazi Cookie Clash.