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Chairful Where You Sit this Saturday!
June 5, 2019

An exhibit and fundraiser featuring reimagined, rescued chairs Saturday, June 8, 11 to 6 pm [rain date June 9] Uncle Sam Plaza, intersection of Mystic St. and Mass Avenue, Arlington, MA 02474 Free and open to all!   Chairful Where You Sit, now in it’s 6th year, has become a much-awaited community art event. Chairful […]

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Garage Band: A Pop-Up Dance Party and Celebration of Community
June 4, 2019

Post-Porchfest Dance Party with Live Music from the Bittersweet Band and School of HONK! Saturday, June 8, 6 to 8 pm [rain date June 9] Arlington Global Service Station, 334 Mass Avenue, Arlington, MA 02474 Free and open to all!   GARAGE BAND is a pop-up dance party, a celebration of community, and a gathering […]

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AHS Rebuild Plans Benefit Town Arts & Culture
June 3, 2019

At its May meeting, the Arlington Commission for Arts & Culture (ACAC) confirmed its unanimous support for the current Arlington High School (AHS) rebuild design. We regarded it as vital for Arlington, not only to maintain and improve the high-quality education that our town values.  Beyond the safety, accessibility, pedagogical and practical benefits, ACAC also […]

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Free Fox Festival Workshops for Families
June 1, 2019

Join us for a free workshop with artist Sara Peattie. Make a fox puppet out of cardboard and other recycled materials for the Fox Festival Parade, a celebration of the Fox Library, our animal neighbors, community and imagination on June 15. Workshop schedule: Sunday, June 2, 12:30-3:30 pm Wednesday, June 5, 6 to 8 pm […]

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Fourth Annual Porchfest on Saturday, June 8!
May 31, 2019

The Arlington Center for the Arts is thrilled to be presenting the fourth annual Arlington Porchfest on Saturday, June 8, 2019! Each year Arlington Porchfest unites live music with community participation in a day-long celebration of the arts in Arlington. Porchfest is a grassroots music festival where bands play on front porches across town and […]

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10th Anniversary of Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café Friday, June 7, 2019
May 22, 2019

The Jam’n Java Open mic at Kickstand Café, which takes place on the first Friday of every month from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, is celebrating its tenth anniversary on Friday, June 7, at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA. The Jam’n Java Open Mic provides a free, live music venue for the Arlington […]

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Arlington Community Education Cover Art Contest
May 21, 2019

Arlington Community Education is accepting submissions of artwork for their cover art contest. The deadline is June 28, 2019. Winning artists will receive $250 and exposure to an audience of more than 50,000 in exchange for use of their artwork. All mediums are welcome, including watercolor, acrylics, prints, photography, oil, collage, quilting, assemblage, stained glass, […]

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Arlington seeks next Poet Laureate for one-year term
May 15, 2019

The Town of Arlington seeks a dynamic, self-motivated individual to serve a one-year term as Poet Laureate. The Poet Laureate acts as the Town’s leading poetic voice and ambassador for poetry, encouraging the reading and writing of poetry throughout Arlington. This honorary, voluntary position aims to enrich the lives of residents by sharing and promoting […]

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Menotomy Concert Series Presents: Duo Amie
May 14, 2019

Friday, May 24, 2019 7:30 p.m. at the Arlington Town Hall (730 Mass Ave) Menotomy Concert Series presents Duo Amie and friends featuring works by Arlington composer Seth Hamlin Program includes the world premieres of Hamlin’s Cello Sonata and Poptet And Art Suite by Stephen Paulus. Duo Amie is a Boston based cello and piano […]

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Arlington Center for the Arts’ First Annual Great Northeast Jug Band Festival
April 25, 2019

The Arlington Center for the Arts is pleased to be presenting New England’s first-ever annual jug band festival, which highlights traditions from the 1920’s and 30’s, and the modern evolution of this good-time music. With roots from Appalachia, New Orleans, and Africa, jug band music started in the south (notably Louisville Kentucky and Memphis Tennessee) […]

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