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To promote local arts for which admission is typically charged, Cambridge Day accepts advertising at a rate equal to the highest single admission charge to experience that live event (i.e., a show with general admission pricing tiers of $10, $20 and $40 would pay $40 for an ad to be posted). Only small local arts organizations or performers are eligible for this rate, and only for events within Cambridge and Somerville. Unlike for other advertising, the performance ad rate applies for a two-week period, without prorating.
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This page was updated with editor and publisher information Dec. 26, 2018, after contact from a reader urging more transparency about who was responsible for the site. It was reformatted, some points clarified and advertising information was added, on Sept. 26, 2019.