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Groundwork Somerville Gala

Performance Hall

Groundwork Somerville presents its Annual Fundraising Gala. Join the organization this special night, once a year when they clean off the dirt, get dressed up, and celebrate the amazing accomplishments of the past year, and raise money for the big year ahead. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy food, drinks, music, art, and one amazing raffle prize!

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/27/2012 - 19:00

Gordon Michaels Presents Where There’s Fire There’s Smoke

Café

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/26/2012 - 19:00

YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City

Performance Hall

The YUM Celebration asks, are you hungry for something different? Sample delicious tastes from participating immigrant-run Somerville restaurants, and meet friends new and old at a fun and satisfying benefit for The Welcome Project. Enjoy food from Ethiopia, Mexico, the Mediterranean, Thailand, Nepal and more. Admission includes culinary tastes from YUM restaurants and live entertainment from around the world.

Admission: $35 in advance, $40 at the door

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/25/2012 - 18:30

Stories of Love and Pain for the Earth

Café

Stories of love and pain for the Earth is performed by True Story Theater, a 10-year-old local improvisational theater company. A five-person ensemble will honor each story told by audience volunteers through the power of improvisatory drama, music, and movement. The stories shared will magically be brought to life through exploration of this important common theme celebrating our precious planet.

$10-15 sliding scale admission

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/22/2012 - 19:00

Richard Cambridge's Poetry Theatre

Café

Now in its 36th year, Richard Cambridge's Poetry Theatre features the original work of artists and poets. Richard Cambridge’s poetry and theater productions address controversial themes on the American political landscape. His poetry has appeared in The Paterson Literary Review, Nantucket Journal, Asheville Poetry Review and others.

Admission: $10

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/20/2012 - 19:30

Playtime with Knucklebones

Performance Hall

Playtime with Knucklebones is a great opportunity for children, dads, moms, and caregivers to be active in the beautiful Arts at the Armory Performance Hall. Knucklebones bring the toys, teachers and FUN! Special musical, literary, and activity-based workshops will be held each week.

Admission: $7/child, $10/family

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 10:00

The First and Last Word Poetry Series

Café

Hosted by Harris Gardner and Gloria Mindock, this well-respected and long running poetry series features local poets sharing their work. The event also features live music during the open mic portion of the program.

Admission: $4

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/17/2012 - 18:00

Hope Roth Third Monday Residency

Cafe

Hope Roth is a local singer-songwriter who writes personal but quirky songs with catchy melodies. Her songs aim to capture a moment or a mood, to take something difficult or painful and turn it into something beautiful. You may find yourself humming her melodies long after you have turned your stereo off. Her songs might get stuck in your head, but you will be glad to have them there.

Admission: $5

Event Date: 
Mon, 04/16/2012 - 19:30

Drill Hall Flea Market

Join us for our bi-monthly flea market packed to the brim with collectibles, antiques and the like.

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/15/2012 - 10:00
Thu, 03/29/2012 - 10:00

For the Sake of the Song: Presents a tribute to Ryan Adams

Café

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/14/2012 - 19:30

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Al Dean

Al grew up listening to the music of the 40’s on his father’s EH Scott radio and 78 records. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman were family favorites. This is first experience in the broadcasting field and allows him to dig into his closet of old vinyls and share them with his audience on the Sunday afternoon edition of the Jazz Matinee.

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