Francis Prince Clary was known by some as a “character” – a person at Harvard but not considered by lore-keepers to be of Harvard. Yet Clary played an unusual and historic role at the university, and off campus he was a well-recognized figure in the Black abolitionist community.
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, there are World Cup matches broadcast from Qatar to The Port, a run and wrestling, readings, poetry and storytelling, chances to dance before and after the Thanksgiving meal, and a holiday tradition: “David Boobie” burlesque.
These looks at what’s on screens in the coming week include Marilyn Monroe, “Casablanca” and some Black Friday anti-consumerism fare at repertory theaters, as well are reviews for new movies “Something In the Dirt,” “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,” “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio” and the Indian spectacle “RRR.”
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, Petsi Pies founder Renee McLeod shares her secrets for a good cause, a Holiday Plant Enthusiast Market is coming, there are open studios by Brickbottom/Joy Street artists, Robert Pinsky reads, “Something Strange” returns and much more.