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Per week of occasions in Cambridge and Somerville: World Cup video games, a run, David Bowie burlesque

Sunday, Nov. 20

Boston’s Maison Inexperienced is amongst Vacation Plant Fanatic Market distributors. (Photograph: Maison Inexperienced)

Vacation Plant Fanatic Market from 9 am to three pm at The Heart for Arts on the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville. Free. Almost 40 native artists and small companies will promote plant-related items round audio system, raffles and an nameless plant swap desk (give a plant, take a plant). Data is right here.

Brickbottom/Pleasure Road Open Studios from 11 am to six pm at 1 Fitchburg St. and 86 Pleasure St., Interior Belt, Somerville (and persevering with Sunday). Free. interactive installations and pop-up performances improve the possibility to browse and purchase artwork. Data is right here.

“Let It Bleed” tribute at 7 pm at The Rockwell, 255 Elm St., Davis Sq., Somerville. Tickets are $18.03. As soon as Somerville presents a present that is like seeing The Rolling Stones performing considered one of their greatest albums at a small venue. Scream Together with Billy, The Storage Canines and “a cavalcade of native stars” carry out. Data is right here.

“Levels of Life” graduating scholar recital at 8 pm on the Longy College of Music, 27 Backyard St., Harvard Sq. (and persevering with Saturday). Free, however a donation of $10 or extra is welcome. Pianist Yizixin An reveals off what’s been realized as scholar of the well-known Renana Gutman. Data is right here.


Monday, Nov. 21

Lamplighter Brewing in The Port. (Photograph: Lamplighter by way of Yelp)

World Cup screenings from 2 to 4 pm at Lamplighter Brewing, 284 Broadway, The Port. It is free to attend this 21-plus occasion. Lamplighter plans to display screen all US video games and the ultimate sequence; at the moment it is the USA v. Wales, broadcast from Qatar. Data is right here.

Erin Jeanne McDowell reads from “Savory Baking: Recipes for Breakfast, Dinner and Every little thing in Between” at 7 pm Tuesday at Porter Sq. Books, 25 White St., Porter Sq.. Free, however registration is recommended. The New York Occasions bestselling writer of “The Ebook on Pie” and “The Fearless Baker” presents her de ella newest de ella from work referred to as the “subsequent smartest thing to a non-public baking and pastry class.” It could be a very good time to sneak in a query earlier than Thanksgiving baking. Masks are required. Data is right here.

“Struggle of the Romantics” graduating scholar recital at 8 pm on the Longy College of Music, 27 Backyard St., Harvard Sq. (and persevering with Saturday). Free, however a donation of $10 or extra is welcome. Pianist Erica Phung performs. Data is right here.


Tuesday, Nov. 22

Louisa Solano. (Photograph: Grolier Poetry Ebook Store)

Louisa Solano Memorial Studying from 7 to eight:30 pm on the Grolier Poetry Ebook Store on 6 Plympton St., Harvard Sq.. There’s a recommended donation beginning at $10. Mary Baine Campbell, Peter Payack and different poets honor the previous proprietor of the bookshop, who died April 20 at 80. That is anticipated to be the primary in an annual sequence. Proof of vaccination and masks are required. Data is right here.

The Moth Story Slam from 6:30 to 9:30 pm at The Heart for Arts on the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville. Tickets are $15. This open-mic storytelling competitors on the fourth Tuesday of every month is open to anybody who can share a five-minute story on the night time’s theme – this time, “will energy,” by which contributors are requested to “Inform us of your iron (or paper skinny) resolve. Your battle with smoking, ingesting, loving, consuming or obsessing. Resisting the urge to verify Fb, learn your lover’s diary or sleep in. Caving to impulses or holding robust. Temptation versus self management and different epic inside battles.” Data is right here.


Wednesday, Nov. 23

Prince/Bowie Turkey Day Dance Social gathering at 8 pm at The Sinclair, 52 Church St., Harvard Sq.. Tickets are $25 for this 18-plus occasion. Occasions round Thanksgiving are usually energetic to compensate for the anticipated calorie consumption; This night time focuses on the music of the greats as performed by an excellent group of native performers. The funk and disco band Booty Vortex visitor stars. Data is right here.

Darkish Meet dance celebration at 9 pm at Sonia, 10 Brookline St., Central Sq.. Admission is $12 for this 18-plus occasion. Extra pre-Thanksgiving train within the type of dancing to goth, industrial and darkish Nineteen Eighties New Wave spun by DJ Chris Ewen. The occasion dates again to the times of the ManRay nightclub (born 1983, died 2005 and perhaps coming again quickly). Data is right here.


Thursday, Nov. 24

Being Thanksgiving turkeys might present an additional incentive to run. (Photograph: Gobble Gobble Gobble Highway Race by way of Fb)

Gobble Gobble Gobble Highway Race at 9 am, ranging from Seven Hills Park, Davis Sq., Somerville. The entry payment is $40, with proceeds benefiting the Somerville Homeless Coalition, Somerville Observe PAC and Dilboy VFW Veterans Aid Fund. But extra alternative to counteract vacation overeating, this one a 4-mile run custom stretching again 26 years. Data is right here.


Friday, Nov. 25

THANGsgiving 2022: Mashed-Potato Gravy-Reservoir Version from 10 am to five:30 pm at The Heart for Arts on the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville. Free. Dance, music, storytelling and different efficiency artwork enlivens the post-Thanksgiving doldrums. Data is right here.

World Cup screenings from 2 to 4:30 pm at Lamplighter Brewing, 284 Broadway, The Port. It is free to attend this 21-plus occasion. Lamplighter plans to display screen all US video games and the finals; at the moment it is the USA v. Wales, broadcast from Qatar. Data is right here.

Boston Swing Central’s Thanksgiving DJ Jam from 7 to 10:45 pm at Q Ballroom, 26 New St., close to Recent Pond in Neighborhood 9, Cambridge. Basic admission is $13. One other try to get folks shifting after the massive meal. First comes the dance lesson, then the swing. Masks and proof of vaccination are required. Data is right here.

Niiki Luparelli, left, brings David Boobie burlesque again for a tenth yr. (Photograph: David Boobie by way of Fb)

eleventh Annual David Bowie burlesque Black Friday Insanity at 9 pm on the Crystal Ballroom, 55 Davis Sq., Somerville (and persevering with Saturday). Tickets begin at $25 for this 18-plus present. One of many space’s distinctive vacation traditions – form of the Harvard Sq. November complement to Davis Sq.’s December “Slutcracker” – is the Bowie-flavored striptease that comes simply after Thanksgiving yearly. Niki Stardust and her hers Whole Blam Blam David Boobie Band (aka Niki Luparelli and The Gold Diggers) celebrates “David Boobie.” Data is right here.


Saturday, Nov. 26

Comedy x Music from 7:30 to 11 pm at The Rockwell, 255 Elm St., Davis Sq., Somerville. Tickets are $25 for this 21-plus present. Comedians and musicians and comedian-musicians carry out, together with Brittany Carney, Andy, Zach Stewart and Drew Zwetchkenbaum, with extra shock company promised. Masks are required. Data is right here.

eleventh Annual David Bowie burlesque Black Friday Insanity (continued) at 9 pm on the Crystal Ballroom, 55 Davis Sq., Somerville (and persevering with Saturday). Tickets begin at $25 for this 18-plus present. Data is right here.


Sunday, Nov. 27

Past Wrestling “Motherlode” at 7 pm at The Heart for Arts on the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville. Tickets are $30. The unbiased wrestling YouTube channel brings an evening of matches to city, with Willow Nightingale vs. Masha Slamovich on the high of the cardboard. Data is right here.

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