Upcoming Events

Moliere’s “The Bourgeois Gentleman” or “The Would-Be Hipster”

Sunday, May 7, 2017
2:00 pm
Newton Cultural Center Auditorium, 1000 Commonwealth Ave.

Newton Theatre Company presents Moliere’s “The Bourgeois Gentleman” or “The Would-Be Hipster,” a hilarious comedy with an updated disco-themed twist! The play intermingles music, dance and song as Mr. Jourdain tries to be the coolest cat in town while at the same time preventing his daughter from marrying the man she loves. Mr. Jourdain’s ridiculous antics in an effort to be hip provide much mirth on and off stage!

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  • Cultural

Highland Jazz: Newton's Finest

Sunday, May 7, 2017
2:00 pm
Newton South High School, 140 Brandeis Rd., Newton Centre

Showcases some of Newton’s best jazz artists in ensemble groupings. Vocalists Dominique Eade and Lisa Thorsen along with saxophonist Allan Chase and drummer George Schuller are featured backed by an esteemed rhythm section featuring Tim Ray, piano, and John Lockwood, bass. 

Cost:  $18 Adv($17 Snr;$10 Std); $20 Door

 781-237-1917, on line or at the door

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  • Cultural

Cello/Piano Combo “Duo Amie” Benefit Concert

Sunday, May 7, 2017
6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Wilson Chapel, 210 Herrick Rd., Newton Centre

Duo Amie, a Boston area based cello and piano duo founded by Julie Reimann and Ellyses Kuan, will perform in their latest chamber music concert to benefit Newton Montessori School. This year NMS is celebrating its 10th anniversary serving children and families in the Greater Boston area. A wine and cheese reception will follow the concert. 

Cost:  $35 per individual and $60 per couple (tickets also available at the door)

 

Categories: 

  • Cultural

Cello/Piano Combo “Duo Amie” Benefit Concert

Sunday, May 7, 2017
6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Wilson Chapel, 210 Herrick Rd, Newton Centre

Duo Amie, a Boston area based cello and piano duo founded by Julie Reimann and Ellyses Kuan, will perform in their latest chamber music concert to benefit Newton Montessori School. This year NMS is celebrating its 10th anniversary serving children and families in the Greater Boston area. A wine and cheese reception will follow the concert.

Cost:  $35 per individual and $60 per couple (tickets available at the door)

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  • Cultural
  • Family

Movie: Moonlight

Monday, May 8, 2017
6:30 pm-8:20 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality. Rated R. Runtime 111 minutes. Enjoy light refreshments courtesy of the Library.

 

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium

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  • Cultural

Civil Rights: How Far We Have Come, How Far We Have to Go

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
7:00-9:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Look to the past and to the future of the struggle for equal rights for all as we honor Black History Month with an interactive panel discussion, moderated by Beau Stubblefield-Tave, Principal of the Center for Culturally Fluent Leadership. The panel will be comprised of area civil rights leaders including:

Keynote speaker, Professor Tricia Rose, Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University

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  • Educational

Suzuki Music Info Session

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
7:00-8:00pm
United Parish of Auburndale, 64 Hancock St. Newton

Give your child the gift of music this September! The first step in enrolling at the Suzuki School of Newton is to attend one of our monthly parent meetings. These gatherings explain the fundamentals of our program and the Suzuki method and give prospective families an opportunity to ask questions about the expectations of the curriculum. The meeting is primarily for parents, but children may come if they are able to quietly entertain themselves.

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  • Cultural
  • Educational
  • Family
  • Kids
  • Teens

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