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Lynne Cherry: Empowering Young Voices for the Planet

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 2:00pm

Inquiry welcomes back author, illustrator, lecturer and filmmaker LYNNE CHERRY. Tonight, Lynn talks about EMPOWERING YOUNG VOICES FOR THE PLANET a thorough teacher’s guide to educating young people about global climate change: how to approach this difficult subject and how to get your students involved. For more information on the films about student projects discussed on this show, please go to:

Worcester Center for Crafts : Harmony

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 12:30pm

Tonight on Inquiry we welcome back HONEE HESS, Director of the WORCESTER CENTER FOR CRAFTS. Joining us in the studio are two artists from the new exhibition HARMONY. MIHOKO WAKABAYASHI is a fabric artist who is a SAORI weaver. TOMO SAKAI is a glass artist who casts her glass work. Tune in and learn how these very different artists create works that are both traditional and contemporary. For more information on Harmony, please go to the website at:

Sean McFate

Sunday, January 18, 2015 - 10:30pm

Will future wars and conflicts be fought by private mercenaries who are hired by the government? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by military strategist and author Sean McFate. His new book "The Modern Mercenary" is an eye opening account of how private companies are being hired out to handle global conflicts for profit.

30th Annual UMass High School Honor Band concert

7pm, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass Amherst campus

UMass Department of Music & Dance Professors Matthew Westgate & Timothy T. Anderson, plus guest conductor Carol Hayward, Bowling Green State University

250 outstanding musicians from 50 high schools in seven states


Event Date: 
Sat, 02/07/2015 - 19:00

Jazz Brunch - Yoko Miwa Trio

Event Date: 
Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:00

International Guitar Night

The Cabot is thrilled to present International Guitar Night, the 19-year-old brainchild of visionary Brian Gore. Over the years, the original idea has grown into world tours that have captured the imaginations of audiences everywhere. The concerts represent a forum for the world's finest guitarists/composers to play their latest original songs and share musical ideas with their peers in public concert. IGN has spawned numerous CDs on Favored Nations Records and Warner Music Canada.

Event Date: 
Fri, 02/13/2015 - 19:30

Aubrey Atwater Tin Whistle/Clawhammer Banjo Classes

Thursdays 2/26,3/5,12,19,26, 4/2,2015

continuing Irish Tin Whistle 6:30 pm
continuing Clawhammer Banjo 7:30 pm

$80 for each 6-week session
(401) 725-9272
please visit for more info and to register.

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Event Date: 
Thu, 02/26/2015 - 18:30
Thu, 02/26/2015 - 19:30

Woods Hole Jazz™ presents Gordon Webster meets Hetty Kate

Pianist Gordon Webster and vocalist Hetty Kate provide an evening of vintage jazz, lindy, and hot swing.

Their performance  will feature songs from the product of their collaboration, the 2014 release Gordon Webster meets Hetty Kate, a toe-tapping collection of little heard tunes, with arrangements lovingly crafted with lindy-hoppers in mind.

Tickets are $20 and available at Eight Cousins Books in Falmouth, Under the Sun in Woods Hole, and online at


Event Date: 
Sun, 01/25/2015 - 19:30

From Ireland: Altan

Altan is regarded by many as the world's finest traditional Irish band. Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh sings ballads with seemingly effortless beauty and grace, and her duets with fellow fiddler Ciaran Tourish are the centerpiece of the group's sound. Their complementary styles are anchored by one of the best rhythm sections in the business, with Dáithí Sproule on guitar, Ciarán Curran on bouzouki, and newest member Martin Tourish on accordion.

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/28/2015 - 20:00

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

With the power of gospel and the precision of Broadway, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is the undisputed king of mbube, South African a cappella singing.

The group came together in the early 1960s and continues to thrill audiences around the world with its strong, proud melodies harmonized in layers of call and response.

Tickets: $42, $37, $32, $28 Reserved seating

For tickets and information call 617-876-4275 or visit

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/07/2015 - 20:00


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