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Unrestricted, unrehearsed and creative music ala Free-Jazz,

The Creative Music Series Presents From New England, New York, Boston Legends already and in the making: “The Quartet”: Paul Flaherty (saxophones) Back after more than three years absence “…Flaherty encapsulates the history of outlaw free improvising in New England…” -David Keenan (The Wire, The Scottish Sunday Herald).  “Flaherty is an absolute monster… and a […]


Inman Eats Returns with a Craft Festival

Inman Eats is back for its second year this weekend, celebrating the restaurants and craft spaces that make up the neighborhood with special food deals, a beer garden, and an added craft festival. Rebranded as Inman Eats & Crafts, the outdoor festival will shut down Cambridge Street from Springfield to Prospect on May 20 from […]


A Provocative & Historic Jazz Trio Visits Boston

The Creative Music Series Welcomes the Boston debut of The Mario Pavone (Dialect) Trio A provocative and historically important leading Jazz bassist fronting dynamic and gifted musicians in uncompromising and compelling music that is unconventional, exploratory yet with Post-Bop as a reference. On the heels of their new recording “Chrome” (2017 Playscape) Mario Pavone, bass, […]


A who’s who in Jazz musicianship and history visits us: Stephen Haynes 4tet.

The Creative Music Series proudly presents:World class, important & distinctive Jazz musicians from a-far and a-near converging in Boston The Stephen Haynes Quartet: Stephen Haynes, cornet Royal Hartigan, drums, percussion Bobby Zankel, alto Rick Rozier, bass A who’s who in Jazz musicianship and history, an expression of leading-edge and new traditions in playing, composition, improvisation, […]


Albertine Press Sets Up Shop in Inman

A whole crew of antique letterpresses is headed to Cambridge next week as Albertine Press, a Somerville design and letterpress studio, gets a brick-and-mortar storefront in Inman Square. Albertine Press makes greeting cards, stationery, journals, coasters, and more by pressing raised, inked designs into cotton paper. The letterpress technique makes an impression in the paper. […]


Dynamic Jazz Trio from NJ-NY and Boston

We believe the welcoming this Master of Jazz and Improvisation Mark Whitecage, and many of you know who Ra Kalam Bob Moses is, is an equal artistic and creative music choice that you will not regret coming to experience this Free-Form Improvisational Jazz evening. The Creative Music Series welcomes A (new) Regal Jazz Trio Special […]


PARK(ing) Day Reinvents City’s Parking Spots

What could a city do with all the space that’s dedicated to parking? That’s the driving question behind PARK(ing) Day, an international event where cities transform their metered parking spots into public spaces ranging from mini parks to libraries to concerts. Cambridge will reinvent 127 parking spots on Sept. 15, allowing 55 groups to set […]




WHAT’S NEW: Something old with something new

Text from this post originally appeared in the What’s New section of our March/April 2015 print issue. KENDALL SQUARE EMMA’S PIZZA Emma’s (40 Hampshire St.) is an institution in Cambridge that has been around for more than five decades. In that time, they’ve moved around and innovated to keep the store as fresh as their […]


Bukowski Is Back: Tavern To Reopen in Early January

We steeled ourselves back in July when we heard that Bukowski Tavern in Inman Square (1281 Cambridge St.) was to close for renovations until the fall. It was still summer then, when the days are long and you feel invincible. But as summer turned into fall, and then fall into winter, and the pub’s reopening […]