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Boston Ballet at the Strand Theatre

The Boston Ballet’s Department of Education & Community Initiatives is thrilled to present the 6th annual performance of Boston Ballet at the Strand Theater in Dorchester on Friday April 10th, at 7pm. Join the Boston Ballet for an evening of spectacular dance and diverse choreography. The evening performance will feature an exciting repertoire that includes selections from their season and original works performed by Boston Ballet’s company, Boston Ballet II, Boston Ballet School, and students in the Department of Education and Community Initiatives. Tickets are only $5.00 and include entrance to an interactive pre-show event. This is always a great event for families and a unique opportunity to rethink ballet. See what the Boston Ballet has to offer!! Tickets are on sale now for purchase at www.bostonballet.org/strandtheatre!

5th Annual JP Rocks and Rolls Record and Art Fair

Looking for the perfect affordable gift? The 5th Annual JP Rocks and Rolls artisan fair is right around the corner! From local artwork and custom clothing to an array of records on sale, the variety of products runs the gamut. Support local artists and businesses, and pick out something special! Spontaneous Celebrations  April 19th 2015 11-3pm 2 floors! Raffle prizes! at Spontaneous Celebrations 45 danforth st jamaica plain, ma 02130 vendors and sponsors feel free to sign up www.jprocksandrolls.com jprocksandrolls@aol.com free all ages!

Bite: Food as Art - Closing Reception and Food Drive at Nave Gallery

Photo credit: Welcome to a Decadent World, Mara Trachtenberg
Like art, food is a visual, sensory and social experience. Flavors and textures, aromas and taste are all elements that can be explored through artwork. Culture, memories and health are just some themes that can be viewed through the lens of food. Bite is an exploration of art made with food, art about food and/or food about art.
CLOSING RECEPTION & FOOD DRIVE:
Saturday, March 14, 2015; 3:00 pm-5:00 pm

CURATED BY:
Tori Costa and Sandy McDonald 

Food and toiletry donations will be collected to support the Somerville Homeless Coalition's Project Soup. A full list of needs can be found here:
https://www.somervillehomelesscoalition.org/how-you-can-help/in-kind-donations/

LOCATION:
Nave Gallery (Teele Square), 155 Powder House Blvd, Somerville, MA

ARTISTS:
Alice Abrams
Jim Baab
Zeren Badar
Freedom Baird
Heather Balchunas
Rob Bellinger
Nadine Boughton
Sage Brousseau
Cuisine+Colour
Mira Dayal
Joseph DeMonaco
Russell duPont
Stan Eichner
Stephan Gro…

Beverly Comic Con - FREE Admission!

The second Beverly Comic Con will be hosted at Porter Mills on Saturday, March 21st!

This event is free to the public and jam packed with local comic creators and unique vendors. Original art, posters, prints, handmade collectibles, t-shirts, graphic novels and of course comic books, will all be on hand for this one of a kind event.

DJ Noel Snow will be in the house teaming up with featured live artist Markus Sebastiano

Guests of honor include Andrew MacLean (Apocalyptigirl, Head Lopper),Paul Hornschemeier (Forlorn Funnies, Marvel Comics) and Robert Gill (Batgirl, Valiant Comics).

Alongside new friends at Wicked Art Bar, old friends at Montserrat College of Art and the gang at Tryptic Press. This is going to be a fantastic event full of comics, art and pop culture!

Plenty of parking across the street & super kid friendly.
Free admission
Doors open at 10am

Beverly Comic Con 2:
Bigger, Badder, Nerdier.
Saturday, March 21st.
Studios at Porter Mill 10am-6pm
95 Rantoul Street
Beverly, MA. 01915

NEW BLUE MAKERS MARKET - Out of the Blue Too Art Gallery & More

Show support for our local artists and crafters! Swing by The New Blue Makers Market, featuring beautiful artwork by local artisans and designers. Artwork by 60+ local artists will be on view daily and during all special events. Live music will be performed by Alex Navarro, Jocelyn Limmer, Atlas Mason, Andrew DiMarzo, Sara Ontaneda Loor, and Doully Yang. There will also be a fun hands-on kids project area along with complimentary refreshments. See you there!
The Second Saturday of Every Month!  11am - 4:00pm Out of the Blue Too Art Gallery & More 541 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

Boston Underground Film Festival Presents: The Editor and Moped Knights - #BUFF17's Opening Night

THE EDITOR Boston Underground Film Festival (BUFF) has never disguised their love for Astron-6. Whether you’ve caught their many shorts that they’ve screened over the years or their featurette Manborg back in 2012, you’re probably familiar with their unique parody/homage hybrids. With The Editor, founding Astron-6 members Adam Brooks and Matthew Kennedy mine the plentiful well of ‘70s Eurotrash giallo films, and like always, hit that sweet spot between respect and derision.

WITH CO-WRITER/DIRECTOR ADAM BROOKS IN PERSON!

Also, check out the local premiere of the latest from Mike Pecci & Tony Fernandez MOPED KNIGHTS preceding the feature film!


Wednesday March 25, 2015  7:30pm Brattle Theatre 40 Brattle St in Harvard Square Cambridge, MA 02138 Tickets (2 for $25): https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/buff/boston-underground-film-festival-march-25-29-2015

Sip & Dip: Serene Lake on March 14th - UFORGE Gallery

Uforge Gallery presents an evening of painting and socializing with step-by-step instructions from Boston's own Kristilyn!  When: Saturday, March 14th, 7-9pm Materials and instructions are provided, so no experience is necessary; just motivation to paint! Bring your own drinks, some friends and create a unique work of art of your very own to take home and hang at the end of the night. Make your reservation here: http://www.uforgegallery.com/shop/sip-dip-serene-lake-thursday-february-26th/ Space is limited for each class. Reservations required and subject to availabilityBYOB; must be 21+ to consume alcoholReservations are not transferrableClasses held at UFORGE Gallery, 767 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Arts on our Avenues

On March 9th at 6:30pm, the Brighton Music Hall will be transformed for Arts on our Avenues, a special pop-up gallery event supporting public art and showcasing local artists, musicians and restaurants with Keynote speaker Julie Burros, the City of Boston’s Chief of Arts and Culture. 

Art From:
Iansanity & Co
Daniel Levy Photography
Karen Jerzyk Photo
Scott Matalon
Lindsay Weitzman
INDIVIDUALS COLLECTIVE
Jasmine Kimieye Graham
Sarah Berry
Kira Leigh
The Pedigree Artist, Christine Winship
Aidan Lindh
Abigail Goldberger
Gregg Bernstein
Brian Rusnica

Music Curated By:
DJ Leah Mcfly

Live Performances By:
Bryan Murphy
Matthew Connor

Food From:
Roxy's Grilled Cheese
Garlic N Lemons
Lulu's Allston
BonChon Boston

All are welcome! Suggested donation of $20.15 visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arts-on-our-avenues-tickets-15842196436 to make a donation and purchase tickets.

Funds raised at this event will benefit Allston Village Main Streets, a neighborhood non-profit that makes Allston Village a better place…