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Belmont World Film Family Festival: Day 2

Belmont World Film‘s 16th Annual Family Festival, “Where Stories Come Alive,” offers nearly four full days of some of the world’s best films for children and adults, as well as a live concert on opening night accompanying the silent films of George Méliès (the subject of Martin Scorcese’s Hugo) and a live version of WBUR’s […]

Harvard Square Winter Carnival Kicks Off Jan. 17

It’s time for chocolate, chili, and Celtic music—Harvard Square’s 11th annual Winter Carnival starts on Thursday and runs through March. First up is the Boston Celtic Music Festival at Passim, which will include concerts, workshops, and a brunch to celebrate “Greater Boston’s deep tradition of music, song, and dance from Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and […]

Rock and Roll Trivia w/ Erin & Brett

Boston’s Coolest, Funnest and Most-Prize-Winning-est Monthly Trivia Event! Rockerzine’s Rock and Roll Trivia with Erin and Brett at the Sinclair! 6 unique handcrafted rounds – 60 questions worth of rock and roll trivia questions spanning an array of genres! Put on yer rock n’ roll thinking cap and test your knowledge of popular music and […]

Alastair Moock’s Pastures of Plenty family show with Sammy & Bill McQuaid, Fiddlin’ Quinn, The Family von Moock and more!

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Alastair Moock has made a name for himself on the folk and Americana circuit, touring throughout the U.S. and Europe and playing renowned events like the Newport Folk Festival. When Moock’s twin daughters were born, he turned his focus to children’s music, releasing four award-winning albums for kids and families. This spring, he […]

Courtney Hartman & Taylor Ashton CD Release / Steph Jenkins opens @ Club Passim

COURTNEY HARTMAN Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Courtney Hartman started playing guitar at the age of eight, after having already spent several years on the fiddle and mandolin. Her early years were spent steeped in American Roots music, and today she has fused a diverse range of influences, creating music that acknowledges and pays homage to […]

Giuseppe Paradiso Meridian 71

GIUSEPPE PARADISO MERIDIAN 71    Giuseppe Paradiso: drums Utar Artun: keys Phil Sargent: guitar Galen Willett: elec. fretless bass Malick Ngom: West African drums Doors: 8:30pm | Show: 9pm Tickets: $12 in advance / $15 at the door. Meridian 71 is an eclectic and international ensemble of Boston-based musicians, led by drummer and composer G. […]

MicroChefs: An Evening for Curious Adults

Wine, beer, sake, coffee, kombucha, yogurt, cheese, chocolate. Discover how our favorite foods are created by tiny microbial “chefs.” Indulge in the edgy intersection of microbiology and cooking to learn how these microbes make their magic. Food and drink will be served at this 21+ event. Advance tickets required: $10 members/$15 nonmembers. https://reservations.hmsc.harvard.edu/Info.aspx?EventID=13

Summer Sundays

Free, fun, family activities allow visitors to explore arts from the ancient Near East. Activities change daily: make Egyptian accessories, inscribe clay tablets, or decode hieroglyphics. Drop in for five minutes–or 30–to see what is new every day. Activities take place on the first floor of the Harvard Semitic Museum. This HMSC museum explores the […]

Gillian Grogan & Bold Forbes at Club Passim

Gillian Grogan Website: http://gilliangrogan.com Gillian Grogan is a Cambridge based songwriter with a knack for weaving narratives. Her songs are anything but Five Feet Small, wading through salty rhythms of travels past, emerging between the forest flows, the resin of a thoughtful youth. Global folk and Appalachian influences have pinned the proverbial blooms in the hair […]

Austen Trio performing the Music Loved & Played by Jane Austen

Pianist Samantha Carrasco, Harpist Kate Ham, and Soprano Helen Neeves, perform music taken directly from the archives of the Austen Family Music Books – a fascinating collection of printed and manuscript music from across the 18th and 19th Centuries. Six of these books belonged to Jane Austen herself, including music that she copied out by hand, occasionally […]

Clown Shoes Pop-up Beer Hall Hits Harvard Square

Clown Shoes Pop-up Beer Hall Hits Harvard Square Beat Brasserie Hosts Dinner with Special Menu Featuring Clown Shoes Beer and Live Music     WHAT:                On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018, Clown Shoes Beer is joining forces with the Beat Brasserie (located in iconic Harvard Square) for an evening of beer, food, and music (not […]

Amazing Archaeology Fair at Harvard

Harvard archaeologists and students will bring history alive for families by presenting hands-on activities, sharing their research, and providing demonstrations of ancient and up-to-the-minute technologies. Join in colonial-era excavations using smartphones. Use a Google Cardboard viewer and “travel” via virtual reality with a tour guide to Egypt or Israel. Throw a handmade spear with a […]