Arts & Entertainment

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This One’s For Tom Petty Fans

A Conversation with Steve Morse of the Boston Globe

Over the last couple of years as we have lost our rock & roll icons and symbols of our youth and rebellion, I uttered the most unfortunate words, “At least I won’t have to worry about Tom for a while.”

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It's that time of year

Welcome Home CRLS, CHLS, and Rindge Tech Alumni

  A series of Homecoming events for alumni and staff of CHLS, CRLS, and Rindge Tech begin on Saturday the 18th and will run through Sunday the 27th.  Here's the schedule:

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Spirits Come Early to Cambridge this Halloween

2nd Annual Local Craft Spirits Festival in Kendall Square October 20

2nd Annual Local Craft Spirits Festival Program

Crowds flocked to the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts' Local Craft Spirits Festival Friday night to enjoy this event offering Massachusetts and New England based local craft distilled spirits, cider, artisan beverages as well as a bit of craft beer. The final tweet gives the appearance that your @Neighbormedia correspondent was blotto, but this was actually due to low light.

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Ready for the best dance experience? Racines Black Dance Festival delivers!

Diasporic dance delights and drums through Central Square Oct 21 & 22!

October 21 and 22 2017, the Dance Complex, Cambridge, MA. is hosting the first Racines Black Dance Festival.

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Boston Fashion Week comes to Cambridge to Share Positivity

Small Group Purposes Good while Nevada Gunman Commits Evil

One event has ended but our efforts are ongoing

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Re-dedication of Beat the Belt Mural Celebrates Citizen Activism

My hope is that this mural will inspire people to get angry, get organized, and get in the way. -Bernard LaCasse, 2017

On Thursday night, September 28, the Cambridge Arts Council celebrated the re-dedication of Bernard LaCasse's 1980 mural, Beat the Belt, at 730 Memorial Drive.

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A Soulful City Girl

Meet Ali McGuirk

Before Annie Lennox of the Eurythmics was famous, she used to wait tables in New York City. Imagine the thrill of being served Spaghetti Bolognese by someone who would soon become an international rock star.

Although the game of fame has changed drastically over the decades, one thing remains the same; you never know what plethora of talent your waiter or barista may be dishing out when their shift is over.

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A Far Cry - an Orchestra with a Difference

Young Musicians Changing Things

A new approach to orchestral music has emerged in the Boston area with A Far Cry, a group of lively performers with an innovative style. Instead of the usual organization conducted by a baton-wielding figure on a podium, these musicians play standing in a semi-circle (except for cellos, who are seated), with members of the different sections taking turns leading. Orchestra members also serve as the announcers.

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Small Works Capture Big Messages

Postcards to Maud at Chandler Gallery through September 7

"Postcards to Maud" is an engaging exhibition and fundraiser for the Maud Morgan Visual Arts Center on Sacramento Street. The premise of the show is that each artist created a 6" by 8" postcard for Maud Morgan, as if they were sending postcards to abstract expressionist and neighborhood resident Maud Morgan (1903-1999).

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Out of Darkness, Into Light

Cambridge Youth Minister Spreading Fire with "Stay Lit" Album, Message of Positivity

Karlos Cobham Stays Lit for Jesus

Poverty. Prejudice. Climate change. The threat of nuclear war. “There’s a lot of darkness going on in the world,” said 28-year-old Karlos Cobham.

But for the Barbados native turned Cambridge youth minister, there is an opportunity for hope.

“What if we, as one people, were to keep our lights on instead of complaining about all the darkness? What if we were to shine our lights and take our light into dark places and eradicate the darkness going on,” Cobham asked.