The news last month was that the Cambridge beer brewer Portico plans to open a brewery and taproom in Somerville’s Boynton Yards. But FAB’s plan for a community-focused Teele Square brewery and arts space called The Balloon Factory is even bigger, and it already has a restaurant in soft launch.
Brattle halves audience sizes (and its revenues) as nonprofits seek ways to stay alive in pandemic (updated)
Cultural institutions announced decisions about their businesses heading into a weekend of virus panic, with many looking at how the loss of revenue will affect an already delicate existence. From halving audience sizes to holding dance classes online, this is how some nonprofits are moving forward.
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, Serena Zabin reveals the family secrets behind the Boston Massacre; the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra tells “Tales of Kings and Queens”; there’s a Mosaic concert; maple syrup boil-down; “Two Truths and a Lie”; and much more.
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, Enes Kanter of the Celtics and Dan Pfeiffer of “Pod Save America” come to talk – separately, of course – and there’s comedy, poetry, art such as “Wild” in Cambridgeport and history with the Somerville “Basement Project” exhibit.
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, there’s a free look at the work-in-progress dance piece called “Hebel,” the Dark Days, Long Night Fashion Show Dance Party, the 25th anniversary Bugs Bunny Film Festival, and a ton of events for (and against) Valentine’s Day.
If you are looking to “stand out in a sea of selfies” and leave online dating behind – maybe by Valentine’s Day – photographer Emily Falcigno has set up in Bow Market to teach how to take better profile pictures, including avoiding cliché selfie pitfalls such as posing in groups, cars or bathrooms.
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, Jonathan Katz and other local comedy greats perform a fundraiser for MS research, the Songs of 1980 play at Club Passim, you can make your own video Valentine, Gish Jen reads, there’s free music, cheap poetry and much more.