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John Dalton's Spheres of Influence, Magnolia Music Series Event

07-23-2019

Presented by Friends of Magnolia Park at Magnolia Park, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 23 @ 5:30 pm

Come check out the Magnolia Park Series featuring local musicians!
Please be respectful of your park and community. Magnolia Park Music Series is sponsored by Friends of Magnolia Park and the Arlington Cultural Council.

Come check out the Magnolia Park Series featuring local musicians!
Please be respectful of your park and community. Magnolia Park Music Series is sponsored by Friends of Magnolia Park and the Arlington Cultural Council.

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Tags:   Art Free-Events Jazz / BluesMusic

Anyone Can Draw

08-15-2019

Presented by Arlington Community Education at Arlington Senior Center, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Aug 01 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Aug 08 @ 1:00 pm + 1 more dates and times

Thu, Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm - less dates and times

It’s true—anyone can draw! Learning to draw is about learning to see. Learn and practice basic techniques as we draw objects and scenes around us. Each week the instructor will introduce a topic such as perspective, light, shade and shadow,...

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It’s true—anyone can draw! Learning to draw is about learning to see. Learn and practice basic techniques as we draw objects and scenes around us. Each week the instructor will introduce a topic such as perspective, light, shade and shadow, value and relationships, and we will draw based on the integration of those concepts. For inspiration, we’ll look at examples of artists whose work demonstrates these techniques. All levels are welcome, especially beginners. Open to adults of all ages. Meet at Arlington Senior Center, 27 Maple Street. Co-sponsored by Arlington Council on Aging.

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Tags:  Art

An Evening of Art & Music

07-25-2019

Presented by Old Schwamb Mill at Old Schwamb Mill, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm

This midsummer event will feature a gallery talk by the 4 VERNON STREET ARTISTS: Resa Blatman, Steven Cabral, Suzanne Lubeck & Alison Pruchansky as well as a performance of traditional fiddle music by Alan Kaufman & Friends.

This midsummer event will feature a gallery talk by the 4 VERNON STREET ARTISTS: Resa Blatman, Steven Cabral, Suzanne Lubeck & Alison Pruchansky as well as a performance of traditional fiddle music by Alan Kaufman & Friends.

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Tags:   Art Folk / World Museums MusicCulture

Matt Heaton and the Outside Toys Concert on the Lawn

07-25-2019

Presented by Robbins Library at Robbins Library, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm

A Toddlerbilly Bonanza for the whole bunch!  The Outside Toys’ rootsy mix of updated traditional folk songs, rockabilly, surf, and country make for a concert the whole family can rock out to. Bring a blanket and a picnic!

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A Toddlerbilly Bonanza for the whole bunch!  The Outside Toys’ rootsy mix of updated traditional folk songs, rockabilly, surf, and country make for a concert the whole family can rock out to. Bring a blanket and a picnic!

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Tags:   KidsMusic

True Story Playback Class series

08-29-2019

Presented by True Story Theater at True Story Loft, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 01 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 08 @ 7:00 pm + 3 more dates and times

Thu, Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm - less dates and times

True Story Playback Classes - Summer series
Whether you’re trying improvisation for the first time or you are experienced in Playback Theatre forms, these classes will be a fun and delightful way to connect with others, listen more skillfully,...

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True Story Playback Classes - Summer series
Whether you’re trying improvisation for the first time or you are experienced in Playback Theatre forms, these classes will be a fun and delightful way to connect with others, listen more skillfully, develop spontaneity, and experience playback in an intimate, honest, and safe environment. This seven-week series, with two classes a week, will emphasize two important aspects of Playback: listening and forms. Attend any classes on any of the dates. Just let us know in the registration form when you can join us!

THURSDAY evening classes will focus on listening, along with other skills such as physicality and timing; SATURDAY afternoon classes will focus on learning forms and rehearsing them.

Logistics:
All classes will be held at True Story’s studio loft in Arlington MA

7 Saturdays, 1-3 pm - July 13-Aug 24

7 Thursdays, 7-9 pm - July 18-Aug 29

Payment
A single class is $20.
Classes purchased in bundles of 2 or more are $15 per class.
Purchase a “class pass” for $140 and you can come to any or all the classes ($10/class!)
Interested in work exchange or a pay what you can rate? Contact us.

https://truestorytheater.com/shows-classes/classes-register/

 

Upcoming True Story Theater shows:

Empowering & Protecting Older Adults

Wednesday, July 24, 1:30 – 3:30 pm – FREE EVENT
The Kennedy Center, 440 E. Squantum St, Quincy, MA

Details here: https://truestorytheater.com/event/empowering-protecting-older-adults/

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Tags:  Stage

Wayfarer Film Series Presents: Fantastic Planet

07-30-2019

Presented by Robbins Library at Robbins Library, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 30 @ 2:00 pm

Catch a glimpse from beyond the continent, snack on fresh popcorn, and enjoy a variety of films you might have missed at your local theater. This 1973 animated tale follows the relationship between the small human-like Oms and their much larger...

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Catch a glimpse from beyond the continent, snack on fresh popcorn, and enjoy a variety of films you might have missed at your local theater. This 1973 animated tale follows the relationship between the small human-like Oms and their much larger blue-skinned oppressors, the Draags, who rule the planet of Ygam. Will the Oms and the Draags find a way to coexist? Or will they destroy each other? This film is in French with English subtitles, is rated PG, and has a runtime of 72 mins. For additional information contact Nick Glade at nglade@minlib.net.

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Tags:   Art FilmCulture

Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Cafe

08-02-2019

Presented by Jam'n Java Open Mic Org. at Kickstand Cafe, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 02 @ 6:30 pm

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All...

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The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All are welcome. Admission is free. Performer sign up starts at 6:00 pm

On a typical evening, a dozen or more acts perform one or two songs each. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Open mic performers include individuals of all ages and musical styles as well as aspiring local artists. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Friday August 2nd featured performer is Bob McCarthy. Get ready for some guitar finger-picking fireworks. Bob is a songwriter, guitarist, mandolinist, and vocalist. He has performed at coffee houses, concerts, festivals, and on radio & television.

 

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Tags:   Folk / World Free-Events Jazz / BluesMusic

Fido Fest

08-03-2019

Presented by Arlington Community Media Inc. at Spy Pond Field, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 03 @ 7:00 pm

Arlington’s Annual Dog Video Festival, Dog Pageant, and Outdoor Concert.

We’ll be watching everyone’s dog video submissions on a large screen at sunset in Spy Pond Field. There are bunch of activities before the showing like the dog...

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Arlington’s Annual Dog Video Festival, Dog Pageant, and Outdoor Concert.

We’ll be watching everyone’s dog video submissions on a large screen at sunset in Spy Pond Field. There are bunch of activities before the showing like the dog pageant and an obstacle course for kids. There is free popcorn!!

If you want to submit a dog video beforehand, go to acmi.tv/fidofest

Everyone is welcome to come! Families, friends, and dogs alike!!

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Tags:   Art Culture Festivals Film Kids MusicFree-Events

Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Cafe

09-06-2019

Presented by Jam'n Java Open Mic Org. at Kickstand Cafe, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Sep 06 @ 6:30 pm

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All...

[more+]

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All are welcome. Admission is free. Performer sign up starts at 6:00 pm

On a typical evening, a dozen or more acts perform one or two songs each. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Open mic performers include individuals of all ages and musical styles as well as aspiring local artists. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Friday Sept. 6th  featured performer,Luke Concannon,  is a singer-songwriter, originally from England, and best known for being the lead singer/guitarist with the duo Nizlopi, that topped the charts in Great Briton with their #1 hit The JCB Song.

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Tags:   Folk / World Free-Events Jazz / BluesMusic

Arlington Irish Ceili

10-24-2019

Presented by Rebecca McGowan at Regent Underground, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Sep 12 @ 7:10 pm Thu, Sep 19 @ 7:10 pm Thu, Sep 26 @ 7:10 pm + 4 more dates and times

Thu, Oct 03 @ 7:10 pm Thu, Oct 10 @ 7:10 pm Thu, Oct 17 @ 7:10 pm Thu, Oct 24 @ 7:10 pm - less dates and times

A series of free community Irish social “ceili” dances in the fall of 2019. A ceili is like a barn dance: party + foot-tapping music + neighborly gathering! No partner is needed and all experience levels, ages and backgrounds are welcome....

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A series of free community Irish social “ceili” dances in the fall of 2019. A ceili is like a barn dance: party + foot-tapping music + neighborly gathering! No partner is needed and all experience levels, ages and backgrounds are welcome. Learn traditional favorites and enjoy dancing them to live music featuring Arlington musicians.

7 Thursdays September 12-October 24, 7:10-7:40 pm, at the Regent Underground

This event is supported in part by a grant from the Arlington Commission for Arts and Culture.

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Tags:   Culture Dance Folk / World Free-Events MusicArt

Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Cafe

10-04-2019

Presented by Jam'n Java Open Mic Org. at Kickstand Cafe, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 04 @ 6:30 pm

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All...

[more+]

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All are welcome. Admission is free. Performer sign up starts at 6:00 pm

On a typical evening, a dozen or more acts perform one or two songs each. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Open mic performers include individuals of all ages and musical styles as well as aspiring local artists. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Friday, October 4th featured act  is Fret Box Trio.  Always a crowd pleaser; Gary, Adam, and Jarrett perform original songs and classics on guitar, bass and Cajon (beatbox). They draw on a wide range of blues, folk, and rock styles.

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Tags:   Folk / World Free-Events Jazz / BluesMusic

Oktoberfest at the Old Schwamb Mill

10-05-2019

Presented by Old Schwamb Mill at Old Schwamb Mill, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 05 @ 12:00 pm

JOIN US FOR THE MILL’S THIRD ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST!

Please join us for Arlington’s Oktoberfest, now in its third year. We will celebrate the Schwamb family’s German heritage with artisan craft beer by Aeronaut Brewery of Somerville, MA. In...

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JOIN US FOR THE MILL’S THIRD ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST!

Please join us for Arlington’s Oktoberfest, now in its third year. We will celebrate the Schwamb family’s German heritage with artisan craft beer by Aeronaut Brewery of Somerville, MA. In addition we will offer German food, including traditional bratwurst, pretzels and pastries. This family-friendly event will also feature children’s activities including a scavenger hunt, crafts and a bean bag toss. Tours of the Mill include a look at how our picture frames are still made on 1800’s machinery. There will be musical performances by the Grüvmeiners Brass Band and western swing by the Beantown Buckeroos. $5.00/person $15/family

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Tags:   Festivals History / Heritage Tours / AttractionsCulture

'I Am Tango' by Tango Lovers

10-09-2019

Presented by Tango Lovers at Regent Theatre, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 09 @ 7:30 pm

Copa Airlines presents directly from Argentina & Uruguay an ensemble of 24 renowned dancers and musicians, in a distinctive tango performance by staging its artistic evolution over time. The genre is represented by a central character named...

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Copa Airlines presents directly from Argentina & Uruguay an ensemble of 24 renowned dancers and musicians, in a distinctive tango performance by staging its artistic evolution over time. The genre is represented by a central character named “Tango” who transits through different ages and cultures evolving with the passing of the years while maintaining the essence of the music that made its mark all over the world.
 'I Am Tango' by Tango Lovers generates the appropriate creative setting through music, dance, fashion styles, lighting and multimedia to engage your senses in the world of tango, from the Golden years to contemporary times.

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Tags:   Art Dance Folk / World Music StageCulture

Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Cafe

11-01-2019

Presented by Jam'n Java Open Mic Org. at Kickstand Cafe, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Nov 01 @ 6:30 pm

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All...

[more+]

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All are welcome. Admission is free. Performer sign up starts at 6:00 pm

On a typical evening, a dozen or more acts perform one or two songs each. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Open mic performers include individuals of all ages and musical styles as well as aspiring local artists. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Friday, November 1st featured performer, Maylou Ferrante, is a multi-instrumentalist who sings and performs Country Blues, Americana, Folk, and old time music. She is known for her powerful vocals, masterful guitar playing, and entertaining stories.

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Tags:   Folk / World Free-Events Jazz / BluesMusic

Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Cafe

12-06-2019

Presented by Jam'n Java Open Mic Org. at Kickstand Cafe, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 06 @ 6:30 pm

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All...

[more+]

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All are welcome. Admission is free. Performer sign up starts at 6:00 pm

On a typical evening, a dozen or more acts perform one or two songs each. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Open mic performers include individuals of all ages and musical styles as well as aspiring local artists. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Friday, December 6 featured performer, Mark Sandman, is seasoned singer, songwriter, guitarist, and musical stylist who puts his own unique spin on an eclectic mix of original songs, Chicago influenced blues, and R&B and rock & roll classics.

 

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Tags:   Folk / World Free-Events Jazz / BluesMusic

John Dalton's Spheres of Influence, Magnolia Music Series Event

07-23-2019

Presented by Friends of Magnolia Park at Magnolia Park, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 23 @ 5:30 pm

Come check out the Magnolia Park Series featuring local musicians!
Please be respectful of your park and community. Magnolia Park Music Series is sponsored by Friends of Magnolia Park and the Arlington Cultural Council.

Come check out the Magnolia Park Series featuring local musicians!
Please be respectful of your park and community. Magnolia Park Music Series is sponsored by Friends of Magnolia Park and the Arlington Cultural Council.

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Tags:   Art Free-Events Jazz / BluesMusic

Anyone Can Draw

08-15-2019

Presented by Arlington Community Education at Arlington Senior Center, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Aug 01 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Aug 08 @ 1:00 pm + 1 more dates and times

Thu, Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm - less dates and times

It’s true—anyone can draw! Learning to draw is about learning to see. Learn and practice basic techniques as we draw objects and scenes around us. Each week the instructor will introduce a topic such as perspective, light, shade and shadow,...

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It’s true—anyone can draw! Learning to draw is about learning to see. Learn and practice basic techniques as we draw objects and scenes around us. Each week the instructor will introduce a topic such as perspective, light, shade and shadow, value and relationships, and we will draw based on the integration of those concepts. For inspiration, we’ll look at examples of artists whose work demonstrates these techniques. All levels are welcome, especially beginners. Open to adults of all ages. Meet at Arlington Senior Center, 27 Maple Street. Co-sponsored by Arlington Council on Aging.

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Tags:  Art

An Evening of Art & Music

07-25-2019

Presented by Old Schwamb Mill at Old Schwamb Mill, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm

This midsummer event will feature a gallery talk by the 4 VERNON STREET ARTISTS: Resa Blatman, Steven Cabral, Suzanne Lubeck & Alison Pruchansky as well as a performance of traditional fiddle music by Alan Kaufman & Friends.

This midsummer event will feature a gallery talk by the 4 VERNON STREET ARTISTS: Resa Blatman, Steven Cabral, Suzanne Lubeck & Alison Pruchansky as well as a performance of traditional fiddle music by Alan Kaufman & Friends.

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Tags:   Art Folk / World Museums MusicCulture

Matt Heaton and the Outside Toys Concert on the Lawn

07-25-2019

Presented by Robbins Library at Robbins Library, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm

A Toddlerbilly Bonanza for the whole bunch!  The Outside Toys’ rootsy mix of updated traditional folk songs, rockabilly, surf, and country make for a concert the whole family can rock out to. Bring a blanket and a picnic!

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A Toddlerbilly Bonanza for the whole bunch!  The Outside Toys’ rootsy mix of updated traditional folk songs, rockabilly, surf, and country make for a concert the whole family can rock out to. Bring a blanket and a picnic!

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Tags:   KidsMusic

True Story Playback Class series

08-29-2019

Presented by True Story Theater at True Story Loft, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 01 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 08 @ 7:00 pm + 3 more dates and times

Thu, Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm - less dates and times

True Story Playback Classes - Summer series
Whether you’re trying improvisation for the first time or you are experienced in Playback Theatre forms, these classes will be a fun and delightful way to connect with others, listen more skillfully,...

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True Story Playback Classes - Summer series
Whether you’re trying improvisation for the first time or you are experienced in Playback Theatre forms, these classes will be a fun and delightful way to connect with others, listen more skillfully, develop spontaneity, and experience playback in an intimate, honest, and safe environment. This seven-week series, with two classes a week, will emphasize two important aspects of Playback: listening and forms. Attend any classes on any of the dates. Just let us know in the registration form when you can join us!

THURSDAY evening classes will focus on listening, along with other skills such as physicality and timing; SATURDAY afternoon classes will focus on learning forms and rehearsing them.

Logistics:
All classes will be held at True Story’s studio loft in Arlington MA

7 Saturdays, 1-3 pm - July 13-Aug 24

7 Thursdays, 7-9 pm - July 18-Aug 29

Payment
A single class is $20.
Classes purchased in bundles of 2 or more are $15 per class.
Purchase a “class pass” for $140 and you can come to any or all the classes ($10/class!)
Interested in work exchange or a pay what you can rate? Contact us.

https://truestorytheater.com/shows-classes/classes-register/

 

Upcoming True Story Theater shows:

Empowering & Protecting Older Adults

Wednesday, July 24, 1:30 – 3:30 pm – FREE EVENT
The Kennedy Center, 440 E. Squantum St, Quincy, MA

Details here: https://truestorytheater.com/event/empowering-protecting-older-adults/

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Tags:  Stage

Wayfarer Film Series Presents: Fantastic Planet

07-30-2019

Presented by Robbins Library at Robbins Library, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jul 30 @ 2:00 pm

Catch a glimpse from beyond the continent, snack on fresh popcorn, and enjoy a variety of films you might have missed at your local theater. This 1973 animated tale follows the relationship between the small human-like Oms and their much larger...

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Catch a glimpse from beyond the continent, snack on fresh popcorn, and enjoy a variety of films you might have missed at your local theater. This 1973 animated tale follows the relationship between the small human-like Oms and their much larger blue-skinned oppressors, the Draags, who rule the planet of Ygam. Will the Oms and the Draags find a way to coexist? Or will they destroy each other? This film is in French with English subtitles, is rated PG, and has a runtime of 72 mins. For additional information contact Nick Glade at nglade@minlib.net.

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Tags:   Art FilmCulture

Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Cafe

08-02-2019

Presented by Jam'n Java Open Mic Org. at Kickstand Cafe, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 02 @ 6:30 pm

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All...

[more+]

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All are welcome. Admission is free. Performer sign up starts at 6:00 pm

On a typical evening, a dozen or more acts perform one or two songs each. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Open mic performers include individuals of all ages and musical styles as well as aspiring local artists. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Friday August 2nd featured performer is Bob McCarthy. Get ready for some guitar finger-picking fireworks. Bob is a songwriter, guitarist, mandolinist, and vocalist. He has performed at coffee houses, concerts, festivals, and on radio & television.

 

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Tags:   Folk / World Free-Events Jazz / BluesMusic

Fido Fest

08-03-2019

Presented by Arlington Community Media Inc. at Spy Pond Field, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 03 @ 7:00 pm

Arlington’s Annual Dog Video Festival, Dog Pageant, and Outdoor Concert.

We’ll be watching everyone’s dog video submissions on a large screen at sunset in Spy Pond Field. There are bunch of activities before the showing like the dog...

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Arlington’s Annual Dog Video Festival, Dog Pageant, and Outdoor Concert.

We’ll be watching everyone’s dog video submissions on a large screen at sunset in Spy Pond Field. There are bunch of activities before the showing like the dog pageant and an obstacle course for kids. There is free popcorn!!

If you want to submit a dog video beforehand, go to acmi.tv/fidofest

Everyone is welcome to come! Families, friends, and dogs alike!!

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Tags:   Art Culture Festivals Film Kids MusicFree-Events

Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Cafe

09-06-2019

Presented by Jam'n Java Open Mic Org. at Kickstand Cafe, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Sep 06 @ 6:30 pm

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All...

[more+]

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All are welcome. Admission is free. Performer sign up starts at 6:00 pm

On a typical evening, a dozen or more acts perform one or two songs each. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Open mic performers include individuals of all ages and musical styles as well as aspiring local artists. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Friday Sept. 6th  featured performer,Luke Concannon,  is a singer-songwriter, originally from England, and best known for being the lead singer/guitarist with the duo Nizlopi, that topped the charts in Great Briton with their #1 hit The JCB Song.

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Tags:   Folk / World Free-Events Jazz / BluesMusic

Arlington Irish Ceili

10-24-2019

Presented by Rebecca McGowan at Regent Underground, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Sep 12 @ 7:10 pm Thu, Sep 19 @ 7:10 pm Thu, Sep 26 @ 7:10 pm + 4 more dates and times

Thu, Oct 03 @ 7:10 pm Thu, Oct 10 @ 7:10 pm Thu, Oct 17 @ 7:10 pm Thu, Oct 24 @ 7:10 pm - less dates and times

A series of free community Irish social “ceili” dances in the fall of 2019. A ceili is like a barn dance: party + foot-tapping music + neighborly gathering! No partner is needed and all experience levels, ages and backgrounds are welcome....

[more+]

A series of free community Irish social “ceili” dances in the fall of 2019. A ceili is like a barn dance: party + foot-tapping music + neighborly gathering! No partner is needed and all experience levels, ages and backgrounds are welcome. Learn traditional favorites and enjoy dancing them to live music featuring Arlington musicians.

7 Thursdays September 12-October 24, 7:10-7:40 pm, at the Regent Underground

This event is supported in part by a grant from the Arlington Commission for Arts and Culture.

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Tags:   Culture Dance Folk / World Free-Events MusicArt

Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Cafe

10-04-2019

Presented by Jam'n Java Open Mic Org. at Kickstand Cafe, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 04 @ 6:30 pm

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All...

[more+]

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All are welcome. Admission is free. Performer sign up starts at 6:00 pm

On a typical evening, a dozen or more acts perform one or two songs each. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Open mic performers include individuals of all ages and musical styles as well as aspiring local artists. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Friday, October 4th featured act  is Fret Box Trio.  Always a crowd pleaser; Gary, Adam, and Jarrett perform original songs and classics on guitar, bass and Cajon (beatbox). They draw on a wide range of blues, folk, and rock styles.

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Tags:   Folk / World Free-Events Jazz / BluesMusic

Oktoberfest at the Old Schwamb Mill

10-05-2019

Presented by Old Schwamb Mill at Old Schwamb Mill, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 05 @ 12:00 pm

JOIN US FOR THE MILL’S THIRD ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST!

Please join us for Arlington’s Oktoberfest, now in its third year. We will celebrate the Schwamb family’s German heritage with artisan craft beer by Aeronaut Brewery of Somerville, MA. In...

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JOIN US FOR THE MILL’S THIRD ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST!

Please join us for Arlington’s Oktoberfest, now in its third year. We will celebrate the Schwamb family’s German heritage with artisan craft beer by Aeronaut Brewery of Somerville, MA. In addition we will offer German food, including traditional bratwurst, pretzels and pastries. This family-friendly event will also feature children’s activities including a scavenger hunt, crafts and a bean bag toss. Tours of the Mill include a look at how our picture frames are still made on 1800’s machinery. There will be musical performances by the Grüvmeiners Brass Band and western swing by the Beantown Buckeroos. $5.00/person $15/family

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'I Am Tango' by Tango Lovers

10-09-2019

Presented by Tango Lovers at Regent Theatre, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 09 @ 7:30 pm

Copa Airlines presents directly from Argentina & Uruguay an ensemble of 24 renowned dancers and musicians, in a distinctive tango performance by staging its artistic evolution over time. The genre is represented by a central character named...

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Copa Airlines presents directly from Argentina & Uruguay an ensemble of 24 renowned dancers and musicians, in a distinctive tango performance by staging its artistic evolution over time. The genre is represented by a central character named “Tango” who transits through different ages and cultures evolving with the passing of the years while maintaining the essence of the music that made its mark all over the world.
 'I Am Tango' by Tango Lovers generates the appropriate creative setting through music, dance, fashion styles, lighting and multimedia to engage your senses in the world of tango, from the Golden years to contemporary times.

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Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Cafe

11-01-2019

Presented by Jam'n Java Open Mic Org. at Kickstand Cafe, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Nov 01 @ 6:30 pm

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All...

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The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All are welcome. Admission is free. Performer sign up starts at 6:00 pm

On a typical evening, a dozen or more acts perform one or two songs each. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Open mic performers include individuals of all ages and musical styles as well as aspiring local artists. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Friday, November 1st featured performer, Maylou Ferrante, is a multi-instrumentalist who sings and performs Country Blues, Americana, Folk, and old time music. She is known for her powerful vocals, masterful guitar playing, and entertaining stories.

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Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Cafe

12-06-2019

Presented by Jam'n Java Open Mic Org. at Kickstand Cafe, Arlington
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 06 @ 6:30 pm

The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All...

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The Jam’n Java Open Mic at Kickstand Café takes place on the First Friday of every month 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (Arlington Center)

Come listen to talented local performers or sign up to play. All are welcome. Admission is free. Performer sign up starts at 6:00 pm

On a typical evening, a dozen or more acts perform one or two songs each. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Open mic performers include individuals of all ages and musical styles as well as aspiring local artists. Midway through the evening a featured act performs a 30-minute set.

Friday, December 6 featured performer, Mark Sandman, is seasoned singer, songwriter, guitarist, and musical stylist who puts his own unique spin on an eclectic mix of original songs, Chicago influenced blues, and R&B and rock & roll classics.

 

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