Our Holiday Craft Fair is now a successful local tradition. This being our fourth Holiday and Fine Arts Bazaar just keeps getting better and better. Many crafters old and new have brought their fabulous holiday crafts, along with holiday cheer and good old fashioned socializing. Join us on Facebook, where you will find other colossal entertainment and arts.
The Music of Patsy Cline is as popular today as it was at the time her life was claimed in a tragic airplane crash on March 3rd, 1963. She was a popular and country music icon and she has inspired millions with her songs celebrating the joys and heartaches of life. Songs like Crazy, She's Got You and Walkin' After Midnight still grace the airwaves and still stir powerful emotions in the hearts of listeners. young and old.
Both founding members of the Blues Project in 1965, guitarists Danny Kalb and Steve Katz are significant developers of blues music in the age of it's development into rock. They are most famous for their seminal 1966 studio album Projections, which was recently reissued on vinyl by Sundazed Records.
Katz went on to form Blood, Sweat and Tears and performed with them well into the 70's, as well as rejoining them for their 40th anniversary tour.
Kalb will be releasing a double solo CD entitled Moving In Blue this October on Sojourn Records.
Itchy Feet plays an eclectic mix of straight-ahead jazz and hard-driving swing. Formed in 2009, the band is a nonet with six horns, keys, bass and drums. The band members are among Greater Boston's busiest musicians, arrangers, and educators.
The band's repertoire spans several jazz eras, incorporating a mix of styles from swing to modern jazz. Many arrangements were adapted from those of the big bands of Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Buddy Rich, Woody Herman and others.
The Berklee Bob Marley Ensemble directed by Matt Jenson (Reggae)
The Berklee College of Music Bob Marley Ensemble, directed by Matt Jensen, delivers the music of the iconic reggae singer/composer in a faithful and accurate adherence to the spirit and feeling of the man and the era. It is a 15 piece ensemble of top students at Berklee College of Music who were accepted into the class entitled "The Music and Life of Bob Marley" taught by assistant professor of piano, Matt Jenson.
It's a big giant Christmas party in Beantown today as Flooky the Robot Boy just flew back from outer space and the Beans are ready to CELEBRATE!
EMMA, the Go Go Green Bean and BOBO, the Funky Purple Bean are joined by new beans, CHILI, the Super Stripey Bean and ANGIE, the Checkerboard Bean, plus special visits from the Orange Farmer and the Wacky Inventor.
Luiz Simas w/Jason Davis & Bertram Lehmann (Brazilian Jazz)
Rio-born Brazilian composer/singer/pianist Luiz Simas is a genuine Carioca! A New Yorker since '89, he has led original groups in many clubs including Birdland, as well as jazz festivals in Norway, Brazil, and most recently, the Ukraine. Luiz' voice and music have warmed major venues including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and Bargemusic in NYC. His CDs include Cafune, Impromptu, Luiz Simas Live in NYC, New Chorinhos from Brazil and Recipe for Rhythm.
Under the leadership of artistic director Griff Gall, Back Bay Ringers (BBR} has grown into one of the country's most innovative handbell organizations.. BBR is an advanced, auditioned, community handbell ensemble based in Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 2003, BBR has quickly developed a reputation for excellence, regularly performing at such Boston-area landmarks as Faneuil Hall, Symphony Hall, the Boston Children's Museum, and the Prudential Center.
Innovative arrangements of folk music from Armenia and the Balkans.A colorful and uniquely evocative musical project directed by composer & pianist Ara Sarkissian, Musaner's music includes original compositions as well as arrangements of folk music.
Drawing on Armenian and Balkan folk music, Musaner's arrangements draw on influences ranging from American jazz to European post-modernist music, encompassing a wide array of musical language and textures.
More than fifty years ago one musical changed theater forever. Now it's back, and mesmerizing audiences once again. From the first note to the final breath, WEST SIDE STORY soars as the greatest love story of all time and remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever.