Massachusetts Press Releases

 


 

Massachusetts, Hyannis, Event Date: April 28 to 30 2017

Second Annual New England Blues Summit

Rhythm Room Entertainment and ESP Sound Systems announce the premiere event for lovers of blues music, The Second Annual New England Blues Summit at The Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center. The Resort (35 Scudder Ave, Hyannis, MA 02601) opens its doors for an all-inclusive weekend of great food and great music. Friday afternoon starts with registration and local blues act Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish filling out the lounge with music ...

 

Massachusetts, West Springfield, Event Date: March 4 to 5, 2017

Old Deerfield Craft Fair returns to West Springfield for their 19th annual Spring Sampler

Surround yourself with amazing art, live music and specialty foods at the Old Deerfield Craft Fair Spring Sampler, on March 4 & 5, 2017, at the Eastern States Expo's Young Building, 875 Memorial Ave. West Springfield, MA 01089. Event times are Saturday, March 4th 10-5pm; Sunday March, 5th 10-4pm. Admission: Adults $6, children 12 and under are free. The Old Deerfield Craft Fairs has brought together the very best artisan crafters that ...

 

Massachusetts, Deerfield, Event Date: July, 2017

“African Americans in the Making of Early New England,” Summer Workshop for Teachers, Deerfield, MA

“African Americans in the Making of early New England,” is the focus of a National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for Teachers held in  Deerfield, Massachusetts in July 2017,  now accepting applications from around the country.   Teachers from around the nation are invited to submit applications to study in depth the significant role of African Americans  in the birthplace of American freedom ...

 

Massachusetts, Deerfield, Event Date: September 17 to 18, 2016

41st Annual Old Deerfield Fall Arts and Crafts Festival, Deerfield, MA

Old Deerfield Arts and Crafts Festival, held in the center of one of New England’s most beautiful villages (8 Memorial Street, Deerfield), returns for its 41st year Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18. Event times are Saturday 10-5, Sunday 10-4. Admission is $7 adults both days, $1 for children 6-12 on Saturday and children 12 and under are free on Sunday. Held in one of New England's most beautiful villages,175 artisans will display, demonstrate ...

 

Massachusetts, Framingham, Event Date: September 6 to 13, 2016

From Tsars to Toreadors - Sing in Heritage Chorale's Opera Concert, Framingham, MAHeritage Chorale is inviting area singers to join for its new season of concerts, with scholarship memberships available to high school and college singers, based on auditions and proper balance of voice parts. The Chorale will celebrate its 80th Anniversary Season with three ambitious concerts, “Great Opera Choruses”, Mendelssohn’s exciting oratorio telling the story of the prophet “Elijah”, with full orchestra and professional soloists

 

Massachusetts, Lancaster, Event Date: August 12 to 14, 2016

134th Bolton Fair Offering Discount Admission Tickets Through July 31

The Bolton Fair has made available discount tickets for gate admission on it’s website enabling fairgoers to save up to 30% off an adult admission. Tickets can be obtained by going to www.boltonfair.org/tickets.html and making your selection. These tickets are on sale until July 31st and enable the fairgoer to print their tickets at home. Bolton Fair President Rose Darden says, “The Bolton Fair continues to be a great value for families to enjoy a ..

 

Massachusetts, Shrewsbury, Event Date: June 24 and 26, 2016

Greater Worcester Opera presents a Downton Abbey inspired production of Mozart's masterpiece, The Marriage of Figaro

As “Downton Abbey” bids us adieu after six glorious seasons, Greater Worcester Opera presents one final homage to the beloved and iconic BBC Masterpiece series by pairing it with another iconic work- Mozart’s opera The Marriage of Figaro. This radiant composition, often called the “perfect opera”, lends itself perfectly to the Downton precept of royalty upstairs (Count and Countess Almaviva) and servants down below (Figaro, Susanna and a house full of ...

 

 

Massachusetts, Worcester, Event Date: November 12 and November 14, 2015

Worcester Chamber Music Society will perform Feed Your Soul

Performed in conjunction with the Worcester Historical Museums exhibit “Take A Bite Out of History,” November 5-March 12, the Worcester Chamber Music Society will perform Feed Your Soul at the Grafton Congregational Church, Grafton MA and Worcester Historical Museum, 30 Elm Street, Worcester.    Guest contralto and rising star Emily Marvosh joins WCMS for “Three Irish Folksong Settings” by John Corigliano, and Boston Chamber Music Society ..

 


 

Massachusetts, Hadley, Event Date: November 21, 2015

Hadley's Hartsbrook School Presents the Real Spirit of the Season: Connection, Creativity and Crafts

On Saturday, November 21st, The Hartsbrook School will present its annual Holiday Fair at their expansive campus in Hadley, MA. Juried local artisans, candle making, gingerbread decorating, marionette shows, fiddle music, hay rides, jump rope making and homemade food make this event a tradition for many local families. “I have at least eight handmade jump ropes at my house,” says one parent of an eighth grader, “one  ...

 



Massachusetts, Springfield, Event Date: November 21 and 22, 2015

Springfield's St. Anthony Catholic Church to Host Annual Fall Harvest Craft and Bazaar

The St. Anthony Catholic Church Annual Fall Harvest Craft and Bazaar, sponsored by the St. Anthony Women’s Guild, will be held on Saturday, November 21 from 9:00 -4:00 and Sunday, November 22 from 9:00 - 2:00 at 375 Island Pond Rd., Springfield, MA. Admission and parking are free. Visitors will see the diversity of vendors and crafters in the thousands of feet of open space. Some of the most talented local artists will  ...

 


Massachusetts, Clinton, Event Date: May 2 through September 12, 2015

London's British Museum lends rare icons and artifacts to Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, MA

The Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, MA will have a new exhibit on display May 2 through September 12, 2015, called Byzantium to Russia: Origins and Development of Russian Icons, 1200 to 1900. This exceptional, compelling selection of forty eight icons and extraordinary artifacts from the British Museum traces the stylistic development of sacred art from ancient Byzantium, center of Christian civilization, to the introduction of Christianity to Russia. The exhibition of rare icons ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Marlborough, Event Date: March 20, 21 & 22, 2015

Metro Boston's Leading Fair of Fine Craft, Painting and Sculpture, Paradise City Arts Festival in Marlborough is an "Art Lover's Heaven"

The 18th Annual Paradise City Arts Festival in Marlborough, MA opens to the public at the Royal Plaza Trade Center, 181 Boston Post Road West, on March 20, 21 & 22. 175 master craft designers and fine artists were selected from every corner of America in a rigorous competition to participate in this exciting event on the first weekend of spring. From artists with established reputations to emerging talents fresh on the scene, the show and sale offers a wide range ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Worcester, Event Date: March 1, 2015

Worcester Chamber Music Society to Perform The Emperor's New Clothes, A Free Family Concert

The Worcester Chamber Music Society will perform the Emperor's New Clothes, A Free Family Concert, on March 1st, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, at Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester MA. The stories of the vain Emperor, who is tricked into wearing no clothes, and Katy the bulldozer, who makes it possible for the townspeople to do their jobs, are told through music, art and narration in this delightful concert sure to please all. This is the fourth annual Free Family Concert. Bring a ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Worcester, Event Date: Thursday, April 9 and Sunday, April 12

Worcester Chamber Music Society Performs Music of Bach and Composers Influenced by Bach

The Worcester Chamber Music Society will perform Bach and Beyond on Thursday, April 9, 7:30 PM at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 9 Ayer Rd., Harvard, MA and Sunday, April 12, 4:00 PM at Mechanics Hall/Washburn, 321 Main St., Worcester, MA. Considered by many to be the greatest composer of the entire Western classical tradition, JS Bach continues to be an inspiration ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Natick, Event Date: March 7, 2015

Natick Community Organic Farm to Feature Maple Magic Day, Natick, MA

Forget about all the crazy snow and celebrate the true beginning of spring at Natick Community Organic Farm's Maple Magic Day on Saturday, March 7th, Natick, MA. Maple Magic festivities begin with the Farm’s annual pancake breakfast in the cafeteria of Memorial School from 8 AM to 11 AM at 107 Eliot St. Natick, MA. Breakfast goers are treated to yummy wheat and gluten free pancakes smothered in NCOF’s own maple syrup while listening to live music. Check out the ...

 


 

Massachusetts, North Andover, Event Date: February 27, 2015 to March 1, 2015

ACTING OUT! Theater Company Presents Annie Get Your Gun, Rogers Center, North Andover, MA

ACTING OUT! Theater Company, a community theater group, presents Annie Get Your Gun at The Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College, North Andover, MA, February 27th, 28th and March 1st, 2015. Acting Out! Theater Company saddles up to take you on a fun-filled trip back in time as they ride along with Annie Oakley, a backwoods gal with a sure-shot and quick wit. Annie will delight and amaze as she challenges dashing marksman, Frank Butler, to be the star of Buffalo Bill’s ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Worcester, Event Date: Thursday, January 15, 2015

Worcester Chamber Music Society Performs "The Exotics - A Café Concert"

The Worcester Chamber Music Society will performs The Exotics - A Café Concert, on Thursday, January 15, 2015, at the Nuovo Restaurant, 92 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester MA (6:30 PM dinner seating; 8:00-9:00 PM concert). Admission is $52.00 for the dinner and concert; $27.00 for the concert only. Hailed as a group with “style, imagination and chops,” the Worcester Chamber Music Society is a group not to be missed. Experience chamber music in an informal, interactive café ...

 



Massachusetts, Springfield, Event Date: November 18, 2014 to April 26, 2015

Origami Interpretations: The Art of Gloria Garfinkel, on View at the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield, MA

Origami Interpretations displays twenty five vibrant paintings, sculptures and prints by New York artist, Gloria Garfinkel. Garfinkel’s work combines complex geometry and painterly invention, informed by Japanese art and design. The artist has been particularly drawn to the kimono, the traditional dress, and the obi, the wide sash that is worn with it. Her work will be on view at the George Walter ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Bedford, Event Date: November 2, 2014

Flavors of Bedford - an afternoon of elegance, wine and fine dining, Bedford, MA, November 2nd

The 12th Annual Flavors of Bedford is an afternoon of elegance, fine dining, and a chance to mingle with people from all over Town. Nibble and nosh your way through while sampling the very best in appetizers, entrees, and desserts from area restaurants. Enjoy a glass of wine from the bar, or a cup of delicious coffee while local musicians will add to the festivities with background music and song. The event takes place on November 2nd at Doubletree Bedford Glen Hotel, 44 Middlesex ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Harvard & Worcester, Event Date: November 13th and 15th

Worcester Chamber Music Society performs Water Games, Harvard & Worcester

The Worcester Chamber Music Society will perform Water Games on Thursday, November 13, Unitarian Universalist Church (9 Ayer Rd.), Harvard, MA at 7:30 PM and Saturday, November 15, First Baptist Church (111 Park Ave.), Worcester, MA at 7:30 PM. From the lonely whale song illuminated in Vox Balaenae to the cascading playful water of Ravel’s Jeux d’eau, art and music express an inner world sometimes soulful and serene, sometimes dark and menacing ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Northampton, Event Date: October 10 to 12, 2014

18th Annual Northampton International Film Festival, October 10 to 12, Northampton, MA

The Northampton International Film Festival (www.nohoiff.org) returns for its 18th season, Columbus Day weekend October 10 - 12, in the scenic college town of Northampton, Massachusetts. Watch the best in independent cinema, from the shores of New Zealand to the Pioneer Valley. Enjoy exclusive Q&A sessions with filmmakers, nightly after-hours parties at Packard’s and the exciting awards ceremony. Enjoy rock n’ roll at the opening night feature film “3 Mile Limit,” starring David Aston ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Greenfield, Event Date: October 11&12, 2014
4th Annual Riverside Blues & BBQ Festival to be held in Greenfield, MA, October 11th & 12th
The Riverside Blues & BBQ Festival, held in the heart of Franklin County, under the iconic Poet’s Seat Tower, returns for its 4th year on Saturday & Sunday, October 11th & 12th. The event will feature a New England Barbecue Society Grilling Contest, a Kansas City Barbeque Society BBQ Contest, a BrewFest Samplin’ Saloon on Saturday, Lefty’s Brew Saloon on Sunday, live blues music, a People’s Choice BBQ Samplin’ Pit, kids activities, vendors, contests, and more. Fundraiser for the Greenfield Recreation ...


 

Massachusetts, Wellesley, Event Date: Dinner & Live Auction, October 2. Online Auction, September 19-October 3

Eat for a Good Cause: Natick Community Organic Farm Harvest Dinner and Auction

The Natick Community Organic Farm (NCOF) will hold its thirteenth annual Harvest Dinner and Auction on Thursday, October 2 at the Wellesley College Club, 727 Washington Street, Wellesley, Massachusetts. Festivities will begin on the Club’s beautiful lakeside patio with a non-pretentious guided beverage tasting where guests can sample the sustainable wines, local and organic beers, and natural sodas. The bountiful meal that follows will be prepared by Wellesley College Club’s talented chefs from NCOF’s finest ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Worcester, Grafton, Event Date: September 18 and 20, 2014

Worcester Chamber Music Society Presents Musical Wunderkinds, September 18th and 20th, Grafton and Worcester

Violist Marcus Thompson joins Worcester Chamber Music Society musicians for a program of musical “Wunderkinds.” This concert explores three very different but equally prodigious musical talents. The genius displayed by Mozart at a very early age is well known and is represented by the masterful and virtuosic Flute Quartet in D major. Half a century later, the young Mendelssohn was crafting works in his teens, exemplified by the brilliant String Quintet in A major, that rivaled the mature masterpieces of Mozart ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Worcester, Event Date: October 16th

Worcester Chamber Music Society Performs Mozart Fest, October 16th

The Worcester Chamber Music Society Performs Mozart Fest, October 16th, at the Nuovo Restaurant, 92 Shrewsbury St., Worcester (6:30 PM dinner; 8:00 PM concert). Feed your stomach and soul at the first of three Café concerts this season. Celebrate the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in a café setting just as listeners in the 18th century would have experienced.   Enjoy wine and dessert during the performance for a real French Café experience, or choose the dinner ticket option for a ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Northampton, Event Date: October 11, 12 & 13, 2014

Award-Winning Paradise City Arts Festival Celebrates 20 Years of Remarkable Art, Stylish Crafts, Great Food and Cool Jazz

The 20th Annual Paradise City Arts Festival opens to the public at the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton, MA on Columbus Day Weekend, October 11, 12 & 13. The Fairgrounds are located at 54 Old Ferry Road (off Route 9). It’s a world-class arts festival right in the cultural heart of New England. A carefully selected collection of 275 painters, sculptors and fine craft makers from every corner of America descend upon Northampton for three days of astounding visual arts, eye-popping ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Harvard, Event Date: September 13 - 14

Harvard Fall Festival – Fun for the Entire Family in Picturesque Harvard, MA

The annual Harvard Fall Festival, September 13-14, is a weekend of fun for the entire family and folks of all ages. Enjoy ‘live music’ all day, the Mass state championship BBQ Cook-Off with the opportunity to sample the best in BBQ, a craft fair featuring beautiful hand made goods, kids attractions including giant inflatable’s, adult & teen challenges including the Castle Siege and Log Jousting, classic car show with over 100 antique and classic automobiles on display (Sunday only) and delicious festival food including BBQ, burgers, hot dogs, hand-cut  ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Sheffield, Event Date: August 2, 2014

Elgar's Dream of Gerontius to conclude Berkshire Choral Festival Season, August 2, Sheffield, MA

The Berkshire Choral Festival concludes its thirty-third summer in Sheffield on Saturday, August 2 with The Dream of Gerontius, Edward Elgar’s dramatic masterpiece about the death and salvation of an elderly man. Leading the soloists, the 200-voice Festival Chorus, and the Springfield Symphony will be Kent Tritle, director of music and organist at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. The 7:30 p.m. concert will be held in the air-conditioned Jackman L.Stewart Center on the campus of Berkshire School at ...


 

Massachusetts, Northampton, Event Date: July 19, 2014 21st

21st Annual Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival - 2nd largest in New England, Northampton, MA, July 19th

On Saturday, July 19th, Look Park, Northampton, MA comes alive with the 21st Annual Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival. There will be Highland dancers, Highland pipers and drummers, a clan parade, sheep herding, Scottish dogs and other animals, wool spinners and weavers and lively Celtic music. Celebrate your Scottish heritage – real or coveted – with kilt-wearing, tree-tossing Scotsmen at the Highland athletic games and delight in plates piled high with scones, shortbread, bridies or meat pies. This family fun event includes children’s athletic ...


 

Massachusetts, Sheffield, Event Date: July 19th, 2014

Berkshire Choral Festival opens season on Saturday July 19th with Brahms's Requiem, Sheffield, MA

The Berkshire Choral Festival kicks off its thirty-third season in Sheffield, MA on July 19th with A German Requiem by Johannes Brahms. Rollo Dilworth, associate professor of choral music at Temple University’s Boyer College of Music, will lead the 200-voice Festival Chorus and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra. The Requiem, which has become Brahms’s most popular choral work, is based on Martin Luther’s German translation of the Bible. This achingly beautiful piece was conceived at the death of the composer’s friend and mentor, Robert Schumann, and completed a decade later following  ...


 

Massachusetts, Sheffield, Event Date: Saturday July 26, 2014

Berkshire Choral Festival to perform Bach's St. John Passion, July 26th, Sheffield, MA

The St. John Passion, Bach’s monumental drama of betrayal, suffering and faith, will be presented by the Berkshire Choral Festival on July 26th. Tom Hall, music director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, will lead acclaimed soloists, the 200-voice chorus and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra. The 7:30 p.m. concert will be held in the air-conditioned Jackman L. Stewart Center on the campus of Berkshire School in Sheffield, MA (245 N Undermountain Rd.). It will be preceded at 6:15 by a free talk by Hall. Fifty minutes shorter ...


 

Massachusetts, Bolton, Event Date: August 8th-10th 2014

132nd Bolton Fair, a quintessential New England Event, Returns to Lancaster, MA, August 8th-10th

The 132nd Bolton Fair (www.boltonfair.org) will take place August 8th-10th at the Lancaster Fairgrounds in Lancaster MA. Bolton Fair President Rose Darden says, “The Bolton Fair continues to be a great value for families to enjoy a day at the fair. Many new and exciting entertainments are here this year including a demolition derby, monster truck show and great bands such as Danny Klein Full House, founding member and one-and-only Ace On Bass for the mighty J. Geils Band. These are all included in the price of admission ...


 

Massachusetts, Boston, Event Date: September 14th

Boston Local Food Festival - New England's Largest One-Day Farmers Market & Celebration of Local Food - Returns to the Greenway on September 14th

The Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts (SBN) has announced that the 5th Annual Boston Local Food Festival will take place Sunday, September 14, 2014, 11AM- 5PM at the Rose Kennedy Greenway, Atlantic Avenue, Boston. This free outdoor event features local restaurants, farms, fishers, specialty food producers, food trucks, and food and fitness-related organizations. The Boston Local Food Festival is intended to bring healthy, local food for all by introducing 25,000 hungry Bostonians to their local food producers selling plates all under $6.00, offering educational ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Boston, Event Date: June 28th

Boston JerkFest – Boston’s Hottest Summer Event

The 2nd Annual Boston JerkFest™, the hottest festival of the summer, is coming back on Saturday, June 28, at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, 41 Berkeley St, Boston. In its inaugural year in 2013, the event was so attractive that it sold out for both sessions.   Boston JerkFest in an out-door/in-door family-friendly Caribbean style food festival celebrating all things spicy and hot. The event features Jamaican jerk spiced food and live music and performances and fun for the whole family. The festival offers two ...

 


 

Massachusetts, Clinton, Event Dates: Opening Saturday, June 14, 2014. On view through August 30, 2014

Darker Shades of Red: Soviet Propaganda Art from the Cold War Era at the Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, MA

With Russia in the world news, the new exhibition at the Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, MA, Darker Shades of Red, offers visitors a rare opportunity to re-examine and analyze the Cold War period through the exploration of the Soviet Union’s official government propaganda posters. Strikingly graphic and explicit in its socialist message, the collection reveals the economic, social and political ideology of the Soviet Union from the mid 1940s to1990. The exhibit opens Saturday, June 14 and runs through August 30, 2014...

 


 

Massachusetts, Greenfield, Event Date: June 22nd

Holly Near with emma’s revolution to Perform Live at Greenfield Energy Park

Holly Near with emma’s revolution is set to perform live at the Greenfield Energy Park, Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 at 6:00pm. Bring your chairs and blankets. Suggested donation of $15.00.   As Holly Near celebrates her first album in three years, Peace Becomes You, she’s building on 40 creative years and 30 recordings. Respected around the world for her music and activism, her joy and passion inspire people to join in her celebration of the human spirit. Equally compelling at her shows, her music fully engages listeners in the world around them. Holly has made a career speaking  ...

 


 

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Northampton's Paradise City Arts Festival is "Springtime in Paradise" on Memorial Day Weekend

Northampton, Massachusetts - May 2, 2014 - The award-winning Paradise City Arts Festival opens to the public at the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton, Massachusetts on Memorial Day Weekend, May 24, 25 & 26 - all indoors and under tents. One of the most spectacular fairs of fine crafts, painting and sculpture in the country, this fair was named the “#1 Arts Festival in America” in 2008.   Meet over 260 extraordinary artists and master craft makers traveling from every corner of the country to show off original works in ceramics, painting, decorative fiber, art glass, furniture, jewelry ...

 


 

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Worcester Chamber Music Society presents Summer Concert Series, A Quartet of Nations, July 8, 10, 15 and 17

Worcester, Massachusetts (April 28, 2014) - On July 8, 10, 15 and 17 the Worcester Chamber Music Society festival will present “A Quartet of Nations.” Four inspired programs capture, through the intimacy of chamber music, the living essence of a country’s spiritual being, as reflected through the lens of musical genius: France, a world of joy, sensitivity and spiritual yearning as revealed by Rameau, Massenet, Satie, Messiaen, and Faure; The Americas, wild and dynamic and ever full of exploration from jazz and rock, to tango, to extravagant romanticism as shown through the eyes of Hendrix, Piazolla ...

 


 

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Boston Classical Guitar Society hosts the 2014 New England Guitar Ensembles Festival with featured artist Roland Dyens

Boston, Massachusetts (April 7, 2014) - The Boston Classical Guitar Society welcomes French guitar virtuoso and composer Roland Dyens as the headlining artist for the 2014 New England Guitar Ensembles Festival.  Taking place on April 26, NEGEF offers workshops and concerts dedicated to area guitar ensembles and celebrates the Boston guitar community with an annual members concert ...

 

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Nicholas Nicholson, Authority on Russian fine and decorative arts to speak at the Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, MA

Clinton, Massachusetts (March 18, 2014) - Nicholas Nicholson, authority on Russian fine art (18th C. – 1918) Russian decorative arts, Russian imperial ephemera and Russian furniture, is the guest speaker at the members’ and press opening of the upcoming exhibition, The Tsars’ Cabinet, on loan from the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William and Mary. His lecture is entitled Jewels of the Romanovs. The event is held March 27, 6pm, 2014 at the Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton  ...

 

The Tsars’ Cabinet: Two Hundred Years of Russian Decorative Arts Under the Romanovs at the Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, Massachusetts

Clinton, Massachusetts (February 28, 2014) - The Museum of Russian Icons hosts The Tsars’ Cabinet, highlighting two hundred years of Russian decorative arts under the Romanovs, from the time of Peter the Great in the early 18th century to Nicholas II in the early 20th century. Many of the 230 plus objects in the exhibition were designed for public or private use of the tsars or other Romanovs. Others illustrate the styles that were prominent during their reigns. Developed from the Kathleen ...

 

Classical guitar virtuoso Manuel Barrueco visits Boston for solo recital

Boston, Massachusetts (March 12, 2014) - The Boston Classical Guitar Society welcomes Grammy-nominated Manuel Barrueco for a solo guitar recital on Friday, April 4th, 2013. His concert program includes Baroque and Spanish masterworks from J.S. Bach, Domenico Scarlatti, Joaquin Turina, and Isaac Albeniz. Recognized as one of the most important guitarists of our time, Mr. Barrueco is a superb instrumentalist and an elegant musician, possessing a seductive sound and uncommon lyricism. He has appeared on numerous American television programs and concertized in  ...

 

Music Worcester presents 2014 Worcester Symphonic Project, March 22

Worcester, Massachusetts (March 11, 2014) - A unique collaboration between several Worcester cultural organizations, the greater Worcester college and university community, and aspiring youth musicians and their families, the Worcester Symphonic Project comes to Mechanics Hall (Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester, MA) for its second installment on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 3pm. Presented by Music Worcester, the Worcester Symphonic Project is an El-sistema-inspired effort that brings together musicians of all ages both amateur and professional for the rare opportunity  ...

 

Music Worcester presents the East Coast Chamber Orchestra, March 15

Worcester, Massachusetts (March 6, 2014) - An orchestra of soloists comes to Worcester Saturday, March 15th, when the East Coast Chamber Orchestra plays Tuckerman Hall. Comprised of members of leading orchestras from across the US, this group gives new meaning to the term virtuoso orchestra.   Program includes a Mozart Divertimento, Ravel's String Quartet arranged for orchestra, and works by Satie, Greenstein, Gesualdo.   In 2001, a group of musicians – colleagues and friends from leading conservatories and music festivals across the country collectively ...

 

Celebrate Spring at Maple Magic Day, Natick Community Organic Farm, March 8th

Natick, Massachusetts - Natick Community Organic Farm invites the public to celebrate all things maple syrup at its annual Maple Magic Day on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Festivities begin with the Farm’s annual pancake breakfast in the cafeteria of Memorial School from 8 AM to 11 AM at 107 Eliot St. (Joseph Ailinger Dr.), Natick, MA. Breakfast goers are treated to lots of yummy pancakes (wheat or gluten free) smothered in NCOF’s own maple syrup while listening to the lively Dixieland jazz of The Clambake Five.  Tickets will be sold at the door at $8 for NCOF members, and $4 for NCOF child members aged 4 to 8. Tickets are $10 for ...

Herring Run Festival, Middleborough, Massachusetts

Middleborough, Massachusetts - Celebrate Spring at Middleborough’s Oliver Mill Park for the Herring Run Festival. Massachusetts’ Herring Run in is one of the most spectacular natural resources in New England. On April 11-13, 2014, join local residents, businesses and artisans in a celebration of this natural resource. The first annual Herring Festival features live animals, music, a variety of conservation activities and demonstrations. More information and a complete schedule of events can be found on Facebook ...

 

Greenfield Winter Carnival Continues 92 Year Tradition with Three Days of Winter Play

Greenfield, Massachusetts (January 14, 2014) – Winter Carnival returns for its 92nd year Friday, January 31st through Sunday, February 2nd, 2014. Winter Carnival has been a long standing tradition within Greenfield, dating back to 1922. Since its very beginnings, this event has brought the community together in celebration, in a time of year that can be long, cold, and dreary. This year is no exception, with an exciting, jam packed weekend of activities planned.   The celebration kicks-off Friday, January 31st with live ice carvings taking place throughout downtown Greenfield by ...