Friday, April 25, 2008

Sneak Peek: FRI 4/25 to SUN 4/27

Union Square Round Table
Howdy, friends. The full list will hopefully come soon...


FRI 4/25

The Union Square Round Table
at PA's Lounge,
345 Somerville Ave, Somerville (Union Sq)
$8 -- 21+ / $11 -- 18+

Comedy, music, "secrets and lies". (Tonight's theme.)

FRI 4/25

Sub Rosa, feat. Rose Polenzani
at Lizard
/Cambridge Common, 1667 Mass Ave, Cambridge (between Harvard
Sq & Porter Sq)
$10 / 21+

Excellent folk/roots with a concept performance.

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SAT 4/26

Boston Shines 365
at Locations Throughout the City

Help clean up the city for a few hours -- paint, plant flowers, sweep,
rake and pick up trash... See a partial list of locations and just show up.

SAT 4/26

9am to Noon
Annual Charles River Cleanup
along Charles River from Boston to Needham

Another chance to make Boston better. There are several locations where you can show up and help.

Please meet promptly at 9:00, wear durable, weather-appropriate clothing
that can get dirty, and bring drinking water. Volunteers will be
provided with supplies and instructions ,and are also invited to attend
a post-cleanup thank you picnic.

SAT 4/26

Noon to 6pm
North Cambridge All
Arts Open Studios

around North Cambridge

Walk around. See art. Discuss (w/ artist, if you feel like it). Repeat.

SAT 4/26

Selections from Duke Ellington's Sacred Concert
at Mainstage Tent, O'Neill Plaza, 140 Comm Ave, Chestnut Hill (BC campus)

Part of JazzBoston Jazz Week. Duke Ellington was like the King Midas of
jazz; everything he wrote or played turned to gold. BC's big band bOp!
and gospel choir Voices of Imani perform selections from Duke's Sacred
(but not stiff) Concert.

(I assume O'Neill Plaza is in front of O'Neill Library.)

SAT 4/26

Nomad-I & Royal Sound, Mighty Mystic, Maverik, D!Arryval, Woodson
at Bill’s Bar, 5.5 Lansdowne St, Boston
18+, $10

A reggae/hip-hop/R&B birthday party for Medford toaster Nomad-I.

SAT 4/26 to SUN 5/4

Various Times
Science Festival

at Various Places
Mostly FREE

It's not just for nerds anymore! For the weekend some of the cheap
stuff includes:


* "Environmental Health Science: A Closer Look at Environmental Exposures"
at MIT Museum (10am to 5pm)
* "Science Carnival" at Cambridge City Hall (Noon to 4pm)
* "Charles River Watershed Association Eco Boat Trip" from Herter Park,
Brighton (1pm & 2pm)
SAT 4/26 and SUN 4/27

1pm to 5pm
Open House -- Opening Weekend
at Boston
Sailing Center
, Lewis Wharf, Boston (North End)

Go for a sail and a tour of the facilities. You don't have to sign up
for anything. Note this is on the harbor, not on the Charles River.

SAT 4/26

Noon and 2 p.m
at Seully Hall, 4th Fl, 8 The Fenway, Boston (Boston Conservatory)

Got kids? An operatic performance (with dialogue) of the story.

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SUN 4/27

9am to Noon
Run of the Charles Canoe & Kayak Race
from Great Plain Ave, Needham to Herter Park, Brighton

Stand along any part of the river to watch canoes and kayaks paddle quickly, or go to the end there's going to be a festival with fun and food available that will go on well after noon.

Sun 4/27

Scout Niblett, Nudity, The Black Hollies
at Middle East - Upstairs, 472 Mass Ave, Cambridge (Central Sq)
$9 / 18+

Not for everyone, but pretty intense quietish music. Listen to Scout and see what you think.

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