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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Join gospel artist Richard Smallwood in conversation with Prof. Braxton Shelley and in song with the Kuumba Singers (Harvard), Inner Strength Gospel Choir (Boston University), and Third Day Gospel Choir (Tufts). The night culminates with a performance of Smallwood’s Total Praise.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Remember the Choose Your Own Adventure series from your youth? Books that gave you the chance to pick a path through hidden caves, or explore the depths of space, or take a hot air balloon to the Sahara Desert? Jilly Gagnon and Mike MacDonald‘s Choose Your Own Misery: The Office, is not one of those books. In what Newsweek called […]
Friday, 1/16 Women in Clothes 7 p.m., Free Harvard Book Store 1256 Mass Ave. Contributors Jill Gallagher, Ren Jender and Andrea Michelle Steele meet to talk about the new collection Women in Clothes, which features conversations from a number of cultures and nationalities on the subject of garments. Clothing swap will follow!