Storytime at the Museums: Architecture

10:30 am
Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington Street, Newton

Newton was home to one of the nation's first professional female architects, Annie Cobb.

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Storytime at the Museums Growing Up in the 19th Century

7:00 pm
Durant Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverly Ave., Newton

Learn how much fun a library can be with Amelia Bedelia, Bookworm.  Children will then be invited to create their own book, which can be added to each time they come back for Storytime. This program will be held in the Dewing Library Exhibit at the Durant-Kenrick House & Grounds.

 

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  • Family
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Storytime at the Museums - In the Library

10:30 am
Durant Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverly Ave., Newton

Learn how much fun a library can be with Amelia Bedelia, Bookworm.  Children will then be invited to create their own book, which can be added to each time they come back for Storytime. This program will be held in the Dewing Library Exhibit at the Durant-Kenrick House & Grounds.

 

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  • Family
  • Kids

Window Dressing: Fashion and Architecture

7:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton Centre

Coco Chanel famously said that “fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.” In this presentation, Jill Carey, curator of the Lasell Fashion Collection and an associate professor and at Lasell College, explores architectural details from historic homes in Newton and how such elements are expressed within The Lasell Fashion Collection. See how trends in architecture and in fashion reflect one another, especially in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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  • Cultural

New Philharmonia – Tubin and Tchaikovsky

8:00 pm (also Mar. 26, 3 pm)

Join New Philharmonia for our second subscription concerts of the season. We’ll be welcoming legendary Bassist Edwin Barker to the stage for Eduard Tubin’s Concerto for Double Bass before finishing the night off with fireworks in Tchaikovsky’s 6th Symphony.  Tickets

 
 

 

Suzuki School: Advanced Piano Recital

6:30 pm
Scandinavian Cultural Center, 206 Waltham St., West Newton

Piano performances by the faculty and advanced piano students of the Suzuki School of Newton.

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  • Cultural

Caravan of Song

4:00 pm
Eliot Church of Newton, 474 Centre St.

Erotic love, satiric humor and youthful zest from the Middle Ages to the present! From Behind the Caravan: Songs of Hâfez, is an “exotic, thrilling, evocative work” [CBC] by American composer Abbie Betinis, on texts by the Persian mystic. A Chantar – the Countess of Dia’s plaint of betrayed love – is the centerpiece of songs by female troubadours.

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  • Cultural

Before Pantsuits: Women Makin' it Work

2:30 pm
Durant Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverly Ave., Newton

Spanning more than 350 years, the stories of the women who lived at the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds illuminate women’s experiences from the Native people and first European settlers through the revolution and early republic, up into the 20th century. As part of Women’s History Month, learn about how women took ownership of their lives and circumstances and how their experiences differed across time, race, and class.

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  • Educational

Winter Meltdown Concert

6:00-8:30 pm
Cultural Center, Newton City Hall

Shake off the winter blues with Caribbean Rythym. Dance to Calypso, Reggae, Soca music and Rap – then cool down with opera. Featuring DJ Evolution, D’Allegero, Island Gospel Vibes. With special guest star Olga Lisovskay

 

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Bluegrass Performance with the Foggy Mountain Consort

2:30 pm
Durant Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverly Ave., Newton

Foggy Mountain ConsortThe Foggy Mountain Consort mixes old instruments with contemporary ones, along with old styles in a fresh approach, in their bluegrass and traditional North American rhythms. This unusual band also performs early music, long forgotten songs, romping bluegrass, and new music inspired by old styles.

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  • Cultural

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