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The new show is billed as family-friendly but not aimed specifically at kids – “appropriate for anyone with a sense of humor” is how club associate producer Mac Gostow puts it.
There were moments of palpable frustration at a special meeting on the budget Wednesday from some School Committee members, teachers and the public, particularly about the district’s burgeoning social and emotional issues.
A touring dance production hopes to help the 10,450 kids diagnosed with cancer every year, but the inspiration for the production is a single girl for whom the effort comes too late.
A Cambridge assistant superintendent crossed a line recently and acknowledged it, although an attempted correction of the situation leaves something to be desired.
Women, Action and the Media Film Festival; North Cambridge Family Opera’s “Kids Court”; Kazuo Ishiguro reads from “Buried Giant”; Cambridge Symphony Orchestra’s “Living Presence”; and folk with Ellie & Sumaia and Jenna & Mairi.
In less than a month the MBTA will make a recommendation to the state for keeping or ending late-night T service, which is just wrapping up a year’s test (and, delightfully, got an extension to June 19).
Alexi Delcid of Somerville High School won honorable mention in the third annual 2015 Poster Project sponsored by Middlesex Partnerships for Youth and Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan.
A proposed school district budget for next year shows an almost 5 percent increase to $164 million, with Superintendent Jeffrey Young calling it concentrated “on direct expenditures on students.”
Documentary filmmaker Kirby Dick again navigates the grim, dark terrain of sex offense, this time delving into the pervasive culture of rape on college campuses.
School health officials estimate that 98 percent of students are immunized in Cambridge, but that statistic is not the whole story.