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Tufts Music Presents ‘Erik Lindgren’s 60th Birthday Celebration Chamber A-Go-Go Concert’

The Tufts University Department of Music presents Erik Lindgren’s 60th Birthday Celebration Chamber A-Go-Go Concert in the Distler Performance Hall at the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 7 p.m. Tufts Alumnus Erik Lindgren (BA in Music ’76) presents a birthday celebration concert featuring original chamber works and musical […]

Local Artist Displays Work at Mystic Coffee Roaster

Watercolors by local artist Constance Festo Lafond are on display at Medford Square’s Mystic Coffee Roaster through October 16. Lafond is largely a self-taught artist who fell in love with the medium of watercolor early on. “My influences as an Impressionist painter are Matisse, Gustav Klimt, and Singer Sargent. I have always seen artistic compositions […]

Medford Arts Council Announces 2015 Grant Cycle

Do you have a great idea for sharing your creative talents with others in Medford? Are you interested in creating opportunities for Medford residents to experience and learn from programs, events, installations, or exhibits that showcase excellence, innovation, and diversity in the arts and humanities? Does your organization have a targeted need for supplemental funds […]

Library Seeking Beatles, MLK Stories

If you have a story about the Beatles or Martin Luther King Jr., you are invited to share it on September 11 as part of storyteller Sharon Kennedy’s program Heroes. Sharon will be telling the story of how she crashed the Beatles’ 1964 press conference at the old Madison Hotel in Boston at the age […]

‘Circle the Square’ Thursday, August 21

Circle the Square asks What’s Your Story? on August 21 Come join the fun at our last event of the 2014 season in Medford Square next Thursday, August 21 from 4-8 p.m. when Circle the Square will fill the Square with music, art, performances, food, shopping and activities for the whole family to enjoy. This […]

Mystic Art Gallery Holding Closing Sale This Weekend

The Mystic Art Gallery is holding a closing sale this weekend. The gallery, located at 14 Main Street in Medford Square, is open from 12-4PM on Saturday and Sunday. It is closing after opening nearly two years ago. –

Local Artists Called to Share Art on Green Line

The following information was released by the MassDOT’s Green Line Extension Project team: The Green Line Extension (GLX) project is pleased to announce the second phase of the GLX Integrated Art Program and that MassDOT & the MBTA have released another Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the purpose of commissioning multiple artists to design an […]

Two Thumbs Up for Get On Up

– Carrie Greland Get On Up told the life story of the force of energy that was James Brown. The actor Chadwick Boseman embodied the man in all aspects and had those famous dance moves down. The movie does not take the typical linear fashion of a biography. Instead it uniquely takes us back and […]

Medford Families to Perform in OPENAIR Circus this Weekend

Many Medford families are among the students and teachers as the OPENAIR Circus holds its 29th annual performances under the big top at Conway Field this weekend. Come watch as students of all ages from 3 to adults and teachers showcase their skills in A Haunted Circus! Conway Field is at 560 Somerville Ave, Somerville, […]

Free ‘Songs of Slavery’ Concert August 3

Songs of Slavery: a Free Performance by the US Slave Song Project Sunday, August 3, at 4:00pm – 5:00pm This free concert by the U.S. Slave Song Project, held on the Royall House and Slave Quarters museum grounds, is co-sponsored by The Friends of the Medford Public Library and part of the yearlong Medford Tracing […]