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Agassiz Baldwin Community’s 48th Annual Thanksgiving Potluck Feast

Our biggest community event of the year, the Annual Thanksgiving Potluck Feast is where old friends and new neighbors meet and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings. Agassiz Baldwin Community supplies the turkey (cooked by volunteers), cranberry sauce, and drinks, while our guests bring salads, sides, and desserts inspired by their own […]


Cambridge Honors Indigenous Heritage Month with Arts and Activism

What brings together hip-hop, painted doors, film screenings, and fry bread? Cambridge’s celebration of Indigenous People’s Day. The city encouraged residents to come out to honor indigenous histories in a month-long celebration of Indigenous People’s Day, beginning Oct. 14. Since 2016, the second Monday in October has been celebrated not as Columbus Day, but as […]


Fragments: Opening Reception

If life imitates art, then it imitates a collage. That’s the thought that inspired “Fragments,” the latest submission-based Chandler Gallery show jurored by artist Annie Silverman. As she puts it, we live in a world of “juxtaposing moments” and creating a collage is possibly the best way to express these dizzyingly fast and overwhelming times. […]


2019 Candidate Survey: School Committee

Welcome to Scout Cambridge’s candidate survey for the 2019 municipal elections, which will take place on Tuesday, November 5. We sent surveys to all candidates running in opposed races for Cambridge city council and school committee, and present their answers to you here.  Today we are featuring the school committee race. All candidates were given […]


Dan Bern

Dan Bern has released some two dozen studio albums, EPs, and live recordings since his first CD on Sony/Work in 1997. Either fronting various bands or as a solo performer, he is convincing, funny and timely, with an unassuming tip of the hat to the spirits of the past greats, all while sounding fresh and […]


David Mallett

The cool breezes of Maine’s northlands have flowed through the songs of David Mallett for more than four decades. His latest, Greenin Up, is a compilation of some re-recordings of his finest work. Released in conjunction with the Maine Farmland Trust, it is a celebration of rural life. Greenin’ Up is the culmination of a musical […]


Film Friday: Beasts of the Southern Wild

September 24–30 marks Climate Preparedness Week, dedicated to learning, service, and actions that better prepare our communities for extreme weather events. By coming together to host events, community partners provide the resources and space to think about the ways that climate change disadvantages some communities more than others. For Climate Preparedness Week, we’re screening “Beasts […]


Arc Iris

Arc Iris broke musical ground with the release of their acclaimed self-titled debut in 2014. The Providence, Rhode Island-based band quickly won over audiences in the US and Europe, supporting artists such as St. Vincent, Jeff Tweedy, and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. The group performed at the London Palladium and festivals including Bonnaroo, End of […]


Cambridge Art & Frame Is Your Pick For Displaying Your Masterworks

Scout’s Honored 2019Services—FramingCambridge Art & Frame at the Multicultural Arts Center41 Second Street, (617) 547-5944cambridgeartandframe.com Tucked inside the Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge Art & Frame is a single room, its walls lined with frame materials and sheets of glass, worktables, and tools of the craft. It’s a workshop, not a storefront, and for owner Andrew […]


Composing Women w/Claire Chase and Liza Lim

From an exploration of musical memories to a work that draws from the intricate patterns of stuttered speech, excerpts of four new works for solo flute will be presented in a lecture-performance format at Harvard’s newly opened ArtLab. Sections of works by composers from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music’s Composing Women program will be performed […]


Pssst, Mister—How About $200 For Your Vote?

Jeff Turner’s name was drawn from our 2019 Scout’s Honored voters in Cambridge and Somerville and he is the winner of our voting prize of $200! Jeff and his wife live on Lexington Avenue just outside of Davis Square in Somerville.  “What I love most about Somerville is its transformation into a vibrant, growing, fun […]


Prime lower “downtown” Jazz NY musicians and a first for Boston

The Creative Music Series proudly welcomes Prime lower “downtown” Jazz NY musicians and a first for Boston three master, world class, exceptional improvisers together The Rob Brown Trio One of the truly important saxophonist’s and band leaders, an international figure and an anchor for decades with the great bassist William Parker for an evening of […]