Thursday, June 19, 2008

Sneak Peek: FRI 6/20 to SUN 6/23

Velazquez, Old Woman Cooking Eggs -- at MFA, Free on 6/22
Okay. Let me be straight: I have new, worse technical issues this week -- and my personal life is in the midst of a major (positive) change, so I'm probably going to be a little light again on the Weekly List.


FRI 6/20

Esperanza Spalding
at Borders, 10 School St, Boston (Downtown Crossing)

FRI 6/20

Lyres, The Black Hollies, Traveling Circle, The Time Beings, Black Box Revelation
at Middle East - Upstairs, 472 Mass Ave, Cambridge (Central Sq)
$10 / 18+

FRI 6/20

5:30pm to 7:30pm
Berklee Latin Jazz All-Stars
at Boston Center for the Arts Plaza, 539 Tremont St, Boston (South End)

FRI 6/20

Winedown: Summer Solstice Eve
at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass Ave, Cambridge

Have a glass of wine with bibliophiles.

FRI 6/ 20

Doors Open: 8:30PM
Muy Cansado, Brett Rosenberg, Diamond Mines, Archelon
at PA's Lounge, 345 Somerville Ave, Somerville (Union Sq)
$8 -- 21+ / $11 -- 18+

FRI 6/20

7pm to 10pm
Funbrain, Spacefaces, Big Problem, Guatemala City
at Rutledge VFW Post, 386 Washington St, Brookline
$4 / All Ages

"Half-Dance, Half-Thrash" 3-hour all-ages freakout.

FRI 6/20 to MON 6/23

"Look Back In Anger"
at the Factory Theatre, 791 Tremont St, Boston (South End)

More on the play.

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SAT 6/21

Noon to 4pm
Arts on the Shore
at Wollaston Beach, Quincy Shore Dr, Quincy

SAT 6/ 21

1pm to 4pm
Open House
at Boston Sailing Center, Lewis Wharf, Boston (North End/Waterfront)

SAT 6/21

1pm to 10pm
1st Annual Make Music Cambridge
around Harvard Sq, Cambridge

We expect at least 100 musicians/bands of many genres will play at a walking distance around the heart of Harvard Square. Also, a program with a map will be available, showing the different spots where you can find musicians. With 20 spots around Harvard Square, you can't miss it!
SAT 6/21

Field Trip #2
Feat: Mike Fiore, Hello, Shark, Christine Hayward, boy without god
meet at Modica Way/Graffiti Alley, 567 Mass Ave, Cambridge (Central Sq)

(Rain Date: SUN 6/22)

SAT 6/21

Muck and the Mires (11:45pm), Coffin Lids (10:45pm), Prime Movers (9:45pm), Cougars Kill Cobras (9pm)
at Abbey Lounge, 3 Beacon St, Somerville (Inman Sq)

SAT 6/21

Cheap Thrills A-Go-Go w/ Babes in Boinkland
at Common Ground, 85 Harvard Ave Allston
$5 / 21+

We're not affiliated -- just kindred spirits.

SAT 6/21

1am to 5am
All Night Milonga
at Brookline Tai Chi, 1615 Beacon St, Brookline

Tango the night away until it's called Sunday morning. I think $10 includes breakfast; maybe $5 without.

SAT 6/21 & SUN 6/22

4pm to close
Toad Celebrates 15 Years!
at Toad, 1912 Mass Ave, Cambridge (Porter Sq)
FREE (as usual)

Day 1:
Rick Berlin (4:30pm), The Low Anthem (6pm), The Family Jewels (7:30pm), Dennis Brennan Band (9:30pm), Christian McNeill & the Redeemers (11:30pm)

Day 2:
Lori McKenna (4pm), Todd Thibaud & Sean Staples (5:30pm), The Heygoods (7pm), Session Americana w/ Tim Gearan & others (10:30pm)

SAT 6/21 and SUN 6/22

5pm to 9pm
Revels SummersDay Concerts
along Fort Point Channel Basin, 300 Congress St, Boston

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SUN 6/22

10am to 4:45pm
Community Day
at Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston (The Fens)

Enter through the renovated, reopened Fenway Entrance for free general admission, activities, and celebration.

Even admission to "El Greco to Velazquez" will be free!

SUN 6/22

11am to 4:30pm
Annual Chinatown Main Street Festival
near the Chinatown Arch, 70 Beach St, Boston
FREE admission

Food, traditional entertainment, arts/crafts.

SUN 6/22

Noon to 2:30pm
Symposium on the Iraqi Refugee Crisis
at Barristers Hall, School of Law, 765 Comm Ave, Boston (BU campus)

SUN 6/22

2pm to ?
Day of Portugal Parade
from Concord Sq, Somerville to King Open School, 850 Cambridge Ave, Cambridge

Watch the parade, or go to the end & buy some Portuguese food.

SUN 6/22

Monique Ortiz
at Alchemist Lounge, 435 S Huntington Ave, Jamaica Plain

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