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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 […]



SCOUT PICKS: 1/16/15-1/18/15

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!