In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events led off by the Inman Eats & Crafts festival, authors Ben McGrath, Robert Kuttner and Elif Batuman come to town, there’s a Moth Story Slam and plenty of music and dance, including an MIT-sponsored International Festival and four days of Campfire. Festival at Club Passim.
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, “Intimacies” author Katie Kitamura is in town, “inTENtion” dance gets a two-night stand, the Night in Bloom Gala seeks to raise funds for Somerville’s armory and there’s art, poetry, jazz and a Cambridge-Somerville Asian Festival for AAPI Heritage Month.
The revived ManRay nightclub in Central Square is being held up by red tape from city inspectors, an insider told the audience at “Central to It All: A Look at Central Square, the Nightclub ManRay and 20 Years of Change,” a Wednesday panel discussion held at the Cambridge Main Library.
The coming of spring and fading of Covid concerns – if not of Covid itself – has a very literal sign in the window of Clover HFI, the Central Square branch of the locally born no-meat fast-food eatery: an offer for bands to eat free when they perform in one of the nearby clubs. The offer isn’t new, though.