mediums, well done

Personal Shopper is a ghostly story about a young woman who is seeking some sign from her deceased twin brother, a powerful medium, who had promised to communicate from beyond the grave. At the same time, she works as a personal assistant to a celebrity, earning just enough money to have a small place in… Continue reading mediums, well done

@LuminariumDance has 24-hour Choreography Festival! @go_centralsq

ChoreoFest, our nation’s only (known) 24 hour choreography festival (dances created in a single day on a randomly assigned theme) will occur from September 9th-10th at the Dance Complex in Central Square.  Luminarium will be livestreaming the event, so you can see how things come together in such a short period of time!

Time to Dance!

Cambridge Dance Party has begun in Central Square, and will last an extra hour this year. Come on down!

Luminarium Dance Gala next weekend

Luminarium Dance Company will be holding its  6th Anniversary  Gala and Showcase next Sunday at the Center for Arts at the Armory.  This modern and contemporary dance company  is noted for its unique combination of dance and light. The company will also be participating Saturday in the  José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s  Dance for World Community

PorchFest Sweeps through Somerville this afternoon

Over 200 musical acts perform on porches throughout Somerville, celebrating song and community.  Performances are staggered, moving from east at noon and ending on the west side of the city at six.  It looks to be wonderful weather, so be sure to stop by and check it out!

Speedy Ortiz at the Sinclair next Sunday

NPR music note’s that that Speedy Ortiz truly crackles because of the way lead singer (also poet and guitarist) Sadie Dupuis’ “words interlock with the band’s barreling energy and turn-on-a-dime arrangements”. The New York Times notes that their music “can sound at times as if Fiona Apple joined a punk band”.

IFFBoston begins

8 Days of independent film starts, as is tradition, with the Ramones played on a theremin. The opening screening is The Hollars.

Shakespeare celebrations today

Celebrated Somerville bakery 7ate9,  has special Shakespeare cheesecakes for sale and one can receive a mini cheesecake for accurately reciting a Shakespearean sonnet from memory.  “Dost thou think, because thou art virtuous, there shall be no more cakes and ale?” There will be Bard birthday cake at in Harvard Square for the 9th annual Bookish… Continue reading Shakespeare celebrations today

Catch Freezepop and friends @ the Sinclair on May 14th

Synthpop legends and local favorites Freezepop will be playing The Sinclair on May 14th. It’s a SuperFreezepop lineup with The Duke, who will also be performing as the Symbian Project.  (Will we see a return of the French horn players who  accompanied him at the  Harmonix Amplitude release party this winter? Time alone will tell.) Also… Continue reading Catch Freezepop and friends @ the Sinclair on May 14th