Ishrat Aishee said she never expected to take first in her category a competitive citywide poetry contest. Her seventh-grade teacher wasn’t surprised, though.
For the Chagall Performance Art Collaborative, “Choose Your Own Adventure” is not a cute, nostalgic but ironic name for a night of music, poetry and dance. The collaborators are serious: They really want people to come Friday and decide the path the artists will follow.
The long-running Dire Literary Series of readings at the Out of the Blue Art Gallery has announced its lineup for Friday, starting with Ethan Gilsdorf, the Somerville author of travel memoir and pop culture investigation “Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks: An Epic Quest for Reality Among Role Players, Online Gamers, and Other Dwellers of Imaginary Realms.”
A premier drummer, local poet and groundbreaking filmmakers will be on hand this month to bring added meaning to Black History Month.
An open-mic night at The All Asia. A storytelling slam in The Enormous Room. And a Women in Comedy Festival podcast in your ears. It’s all happening.
There’s a musical and poetic addition to Cambridge’s honors to Martin Luther King Jr., courtesy of the Harvard Square Business Association.
Naked Girls Reading hits Cambridge on Friday. Some of you may have been naked girls reading for years, but this particular set of naked girls reading will be before an audience at Oberon in Harvard Square.
There are at least seven opportunities coming along to help recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Cambridge, including a Cambridge Symphony Orchestra performance, choral selections, talks and a theatrical presentation.
Louisa Solano reflects in November 2005 at her Grolier Poetry Book Shop, a mainstay of Harvard Square. (Photo: Ken S. Kotch) It’s not that the lifetime achievement award given her last night didn’t mean much to Louisa Solano, owner of the Grolier Poetr …
J*me performs at a Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam in 2005, with the Jeff Robinson Trio as accompaniment. The Cambridge lounge also hosts weekly poetry competitions. (Photo: Lawrence E. Miller) In a dim, red-lit room with low ceilings and Persian rugs, the me …