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Great Black Music (Jazz) from New York

www.lilypadinman.com Music: Creative Improvisational Jazz Featured Guests: Trio Plex:  New York’s Michael T.A. Thompson Trio with Cooper-Moore & Ken Filiano The Creative Music Series proudly welcomes Great Black Music, Jazz from prime lower “downtown” New York musicians, a first for Boston! Re-configuring the Jazz Trio… They are world class, master improvisers together as The Trio Plex—maybe the best […]


Events Calendar: July & August

Saturdays  |  FitnessYoga in the Park9 a.m., Free355 Artisan Way, Somerville Some.Yoga.Studio is teaching free yoga on the Mystic River each Saturday morning. There are 100 spots available, and registration opens the day before at 12 p.m. July 11 |  Food & DrinksBar Stars at Assembly Row 6 to 8 p.m., $25355 Artisan Way, Somerville Assembly […]


Events Calendar: May & June

May 18  |  Food & DrinksRemnant Brewing One-Year Anniversary Beer Fest5 to 9 p.m., $402 Bow Market Way, Somerville Somerville’s breweries like to support each other, and they’re coming together to celebrate Remnant Brewing’s first birthday. Sample brews from Remnant, Aeronaut, Winter Hill Brewing, Cambridge Brewing Co., and a handful of others from Massachusetts, Vermont, and […]


Events Calendar: March & April

March 21 |  Community Growing Divides in Cambridge: A Tale of 2.0 Cities 6 to 7:30 p.m., Free Cambridge Public Library—449 Broadway, Cambridge The Cambridge Center for Adult Education presents this examination of the city’s growing income inequality as part of its “Conversations On the Edge” series. Cambridge Community Foundation President and CEO Geeta Pradhan […]


Local Winter Bucket List

Say cheese Hosting friends during the cold winter months is a great way to socialize without leaving the house, but you’ll need to reward your travelers with libations and a legendary cheese plate. For the latter, head to Formaggio Kitchen for classes on the delightful dairy. The shop’s Cheese 101 class discusses the history of […]


Local New Year’s Eve Events

1. Cambridge Common’s New Year’s Eve Cambridge Common—1667 Massachusetts Ave. Free; reservations optional If you’re looking for New Year’s fun without breaking the bank, Cambridge Common has you covered. The night starts off with free beer tastings at 6 p.m. (Allagash Pictavia Scotch Ale from 6 to 8 p.m., New Belgium Oakspire Bourbon Barrel Ale […]



A Dynamic Jazz Guitar & Drum Duet: Adventurous, Rhythmic

The Creative Music Series Presents A Dynamic Duo Rhythmic, Sophisticated, Improvisational The return of a great one back to Boston, a New England legend, Guitarist, Composer, Educator, Joe Morris. “If Ornette Coleman were Jim Hall, he would be Joe Morris.”; “… he sounds like no one else.”; “One of the most profound improvisers at work […]


Breakfast of Family Champions hosted by Parenting Journey

Somerville-based nonprofit, Parenting Journey, will host its inaugural Breakfast of Family Champions benefit dinner honoring members of the community who work to empower families. It will be an evening of fun and celebration, featuring lively activities such as a Family Feud style game show with special guests, and the always enjoyable, breakfast for dinner. All […]


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, […]


First Creative Music Series Concert of 2018 – Carl Testa 6tet visits Cambridge

Fans (and new comers) of Improv (Jazz, too), Electronics, Contemporary Chamber Ensembles, Experimental Music, Composition, The Carl Testa Sextet comes to town-Cambridge debut Multi-instrumental w/voice, Contemporary New Music from New England/New York. Carl Testa – bass, electronics Erica Dicker – violin, baritone violin Junko Fujiwara – cello (Boston) Louis Guarino Jr – trumpet Andria Nicodemou […]


14th annual Revels RiverSing

Join thousands of voices in song as Revels waves goodbye to summer and welcomes in the fall at this FREE family-friendly Autumnal Equinox celebration taking place in Harvard Square and along the Charles River in Cambridge.  Enjoy pre-show festivities in Winthrop Park followed by a puppet-filled parade and communal singing along the river with David […]