Sirgourney Cook is an operatic soprano. But her musical journey, to arrive at this point, has certainly not been achieved by taking and abiding by the traditional route. “What Am I Doing Here?” is a solo performance that will contain a repertoire of music that also reflects the route Cook has taken musically, from a childhood immersed in gospel music, to touring world-wide as a backup singer for international pop star Jennifer Hudson. With a narrative creatively woven throughout and one that…See More
The 41st John Coltrane Memorial Concert (JCMC) is a special holiday celebration, honoring two master JCMC alumni, Bill Pierce and Stan Strickland, and featuring the 14-piece JCMC Ensemble, with host Eric Jackson. JCMC has earned its reputation as being Boston's annual "rite of fall," by keeping true to Coltrane's desire to be “a force for good” and using his musical gifts to make the world a better place for all people. This year, the annual “rite” falls into the holiday season, with a renewed…See More
January 24, 2015 at 3pm to February 1, 2015 at 8:30pm
Bread & Puppet Theater in the Cyclorama. Includes “Captain Boycott” [recommended for ages 12 & up], along with “The Nothing Is Not Ready Circus” [recommended for everyone] and a visual art installation created by the theater's artistic director Peter Schumann. Performances and exhibit run January 24 through February 1, 2015.Tickets for the performances available for purchase in the Cyclorama [cash or check only] one hour before each show. For advance tickets:…See More
Grooversity Festival 2014. Saturday, November 15, 1:00-6:30 pm. Free and open to all, with live streaming; prizes available for on site and online attendees. "World drumming for entertainment, education and social change" ... the Grooversity motto and the incentive behind what has now become the annual Grooversity Festival, presented by and for the Somerville community, yet open to everyone worldwide, to anyone who wants and needs to get their positive groove on. Master groover Marcus…See More
Waiting for Gilgamesh: Scenes from Iraq; presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel. Performances run June 26-28, Thurs.-Sat. at 8 pm, with a special 2 pm matinee on Sat. June 28. Tickets: $20, $15 for students, seniors. and veterans.With Waiting for Gilgamesh: Scenes from Iraq, Fort Point Theatre Channel (FPTC) continues its collaboration with the Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences and the Joiner’s artist in residence Anne Loyer of the Odysseus Project on the project…See More
January 23, 2014 at 7pm to February 2, 2014 at 7pm
Bread & Puppet Theater: The Shatterer of Worlds, a walkabout performance running January 23 through February 2, 2014. Week one: Thurs.-Sun.; week two: Wed.-Sun. All shows at 7:00 pm; $15 general admission, $12 for students, seniors, groups of 6 & more. Bread & aioli served and Cheap Art sold after each show. Tickets for the performances available for purchase in the Cyclorama [cash or check only] one hour before each show. For advance tickets:…See More
Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert presents A Year of Jubilee: the 36th annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert, with the New England Spiritual Ensemble and the John Coltrane Memorial Concert Ensemble; hosted by Eric Jackson. Tickets: $32, $27 students/seniors, $40 VIP. Further information on the concert can be found at www.friendsofjcmc.org. The John Coltrane Memorial Concert Ensemble will partner with the New England Spiritual…See More
Fort Point Theatre Channel presents The Land, a new play written by Jessica Litwak, with Amir al-Azraki. Directed by Marc S. Miller, production design by Anne Loyer. Workshop performances: May 16-18, Thurs.-Fri. at 8 pm; Sat. 7 & 9 pm. Tickets: free, donations welcome. The Land is a new play by Jessica Litwak, a U.S. playwright, with Amir al-Azraki, an Iraqi playwright. The first script collaboratively developed by U.S. and Iraqi theater artists, The Land is being workshopped as part of…See More
Revolutionary Snake Ensemble with Jerry Sabatini, Ken Field, Tom Hall, Dave Harris, Phil Neighbors, Blake Newman and special guest soloist Charles Neville. Tickets: $20. Funk & street beat improvisational brass band the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble will bring down the house in a special Mardi Gras show held in the Regattabar. After 6 years traveling & playing on the Amtrak Crescent train to New Orleans to march with the Krewe of Muses for their annual Mardi Gras parade, the…See More
January 21, 2013 at 6pm to January 27, 2013 at 8:30pm
Bread and Puppet Theater presents The Possibilitarians and Dead Man Rises, along with The Circus of the Possibilitarians (family-friendly). Performances and Cheap Art Sale run January 24 through 27, as well as an Art Exhibit running the week of January 21 through January 27. All held in the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts (BCA), 539 Tremont St., South End, Boston [conveniently located near the MBTA Orange Line & bus connections]. Wheelchair accessible. Tickets for the…See More
Friends of the John Coltrane Memorial Concert presents the 35th Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert. Featuring Terri Lyne Carrington; honoring Andy McGhee and Steve Schwartz; hosted by Eric Jackson. Tickets (prices include box office service charge): $35 general admission, students $30; special VIP section: $40. The 35th anniversary of the John Coltrane Memorial Concert (JCMC) features 2012 Grammy-Award winning master drummer, composer, arranger, record producer and entrepreneur Terri Lyne…See More
Bread & Puppet Theater: The Circus of the Possibilitarians . Held outdoors on Sunday, September 2nd at 3 pm on the Cambridge Common, near the intersection of Mass. Ave. and Garden St., Cambridge. Free performance [pass-the-hat donations welcome], rain or shine. For further details, call the Boston-area Bread & Puppet Theater information line 617-286-6694 or log onto www.breadandpuppet.org. Soon to begin celebrating its 50th…See More
Moonbox Productions presents Floyd Collins; based on a true story, with music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, book and additional lyrics by Tina Landau. Directed by Allison Olivia Choat, musical direction by Dan Rodriguez, choreographed by Rachel Bertone. Performances run from April 6-14: Thurs. (7:30 pm), Fri. (8 pm), Sat. (2 pm & 8 pm), & Sun. (2 pm). Tickets: $32-$37. BCA Plaza Theatre, 539 Tremont St., Boston. Wheelchair accessible. For advance tickets and information, visit or call the…See More
In observance of Irish Heritage Month, when we all are “honorary Irish,” singer Ruth Harcovitz will perform many Irish musical favorites, including well-known ballads of Thomas Moore, songs made famous by John McCormack, and a special Irish sing-along.Free and open to everyone, with a reception following. Soprano Ruth Harcovitz is well known throughout the region for her charm, beautiful voice, and warm personality. She has appeared as soloist with various opera companies, orchestras, and…See More
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