The Cantab won’t reopen to the public this week, but hit the bar Dec. 15 and the dance floor Dec. 16
From Nov. 18 to Dec. 2 to Thursday and now to 5 p.m. Dec. 15, the road to a Cantab Lounge reopening in Central Square has been full of twists. “I regret to inform you that our grand opening has been moved one final time,” general manager Mike Cronin said in a Tuesday email.
The Out of the Blue Art Gallery is being pressured to leave Somerville’s Armory building by a city campaign of “intimidation and harassment,” including an incident in which police were called under false pretenses, its co-owner said. City officials say the gallery is holding events that violate zoning laws.
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, The Cantab Lounge reopens in Central Square with the Chicken Slacks on stage, there’s a Christmas tree lighting in Porter Square and plenty of holiday shopping opportunities loaded with music, skating, workshops and other fun – even a petting zoo.
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, there are holiday shopping markets with art, food, ice skating and workshops; music of the jazz and “chocolate rock” varieties; American Repertory Theater Day of Giving events; and a menorah lighting in Harvard Yard.
These looks at what’s on the big screen and streaming include “King Richard,” the story of the father behind tennis’ the Williams sisters; a holiday treat from Netflix called “A Boy Called Christmas,” a period piece of “The Electric Life of Louis Wain” and the documentary “Killing the Shepherd.”