In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, holiday shopping is underway and so is the Harvard Square Business Association’s Giving Tree tradition, and there’s comedy, music, book readings and interactive events such as the Cardboard City Big Group Build at The MIT Museum.
Harvard Square has been a special place for generations of people, and especially generations of Harvard students. A recently introduced class at the school exposes students to the square’s history and encourages them to get more involved in civic life by considering how it might be reenvisioned.
Taiyaki NYC and The Dough Club are in a soft opening at 6 Church St., Harvard Square, and will open officially Dec. 2, a manager said Wednesday. Taiyaki sells ice cream in warm, fish-shaped cones made out of waffle batter; The Dough Club sells fluffy, chewy mochi doughnuts.
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.”