You're invited to an unusual evening of music and ecopoetry with Dino Annex accordionist KATHERINE V. MATASY, violist ANNE BLACK, and GrubStreet’s prize-winning poet ALLISON ADAIR. This event harnesses the power of artistic expression to call attention to the environmental and ecological issues affecting us today. You will have a chance to hear a newly commissioned work by VICTORIA CHEAH, collaborating with video artist PAWEL WOJTASIK. CHRISTOPHER TRAPANI, recent recipient of a Rome Prize, contributes a sensitively written work for…Find out more »
A reading/performance/exhibit featuring: LISA DESIRO, poet and pianist KELLY DUMAR, poet and playwright DARCI HANNA, artist JENNIFER MARTELLI, poet KAY PATTERSON, soprano ANNE PLUTO, poet LISA DESIRO invites you to join a gathering of local literary, visual, and performing artists. By sharing poetry, music, and handmade creations artists support each other in solidarity while reaching out to the community. Books, block-printed and silkscreened apparel and accessories will be available to purchase. Admission is free.Find out more »
Solidarity Salon Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:00–9:00pm (doors open 6:45pm) Third Life Studio 33 Union Square, Somerville MA Featuring: Paintings by Andrea Lynne Poetry by Robert Carr, Frances Donovan, and Kelly DuMar (with members of Playback Theatre) Music by Robin Ginenthal (soprano) and Lisa DeSiro (piano) Hard Stones, a song cycle written by Griffin Candey with texts by Lisa DeSiro, performed by Ann Moss (soprano) and Lois Shapiro (piano) Admission $5.00 Reception afterward including refreshments Books, CDs, and…Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.