5 Things To Do This Week – 01/31/24

5 Things To Do This Week – 01/31/24

Newton Cultural Alliance | Highlights Arts & Culture | Things To Do |

*On Saturday, February 3rd at 1:30 pm The Scandinavian Cultural Center & Library presents a Concert with Oskar Stenmark, a Swedish musician based in NYC. This event will pay homage to one of Sweden’s greatest lyricist/songwriters of all time – Evert Taube. Oskar will play some of his most famous songs and talk about his life and the places he experienced through his music, together with Ana Petrova on piano. Tickets are available here to hear Oskar.

*Cherry Street Music’s Classical with Twist concert series brings a Latin-inspired program to the stage with Cherry Street Music: Nuevo Tango, curated by Artistic Director Allison Eldredge. The Allen Center will host an intimate afternoon program on Sunday, February 4th at 3:00 pm featuring Carlos Gabel’s “Por una Cabeza” arr. John Williams, and Piazzolla’s “L’Histoire du Tango ” with Philadelphia Orchestra principal bassoon, Daniel Matsukawa and violinist Markus Placci. Get your tickets for this program that includes Boston String Academy, along with violinists Markus Placci, Tony Morales, and BSA co-founders Mariesther and Marielisa Alvarez in fun traditional works and tangos from south of the border.

*Join All Newton Music School on Sunday, February 4th at 4:30 pm for the WOLF Benefit Concert. Experience a musical evening with the internationally renowned pianist, Victor Rosenbaum. Since his Boston debut in 1967, Rosenbaum has been the gold standard in classical music, earning raves for his captivating performances and recordings, including the celebrated 2020 CD “Brahms: The Last Piano Pieces.” Enjoy this special benefit concert at the All Newton Music School.

*The Allen Center’s Winter Farmers Market returns on Tuesday, February 6, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm. This Tuesday The Good Food Farm will again host an organic food market at The Allen Center. The Winter Market’s new hours will start at 12:00- 2:00 pm, weather permitting. Purchase fresh fruits and vegetables such as beets, carrots, kohlrabi, potatoes, red and green cabbage, turnips, microgreens, apples, and multiple types of squash. Nothing can beat the taste of farm-fresh eggs! Click here to learn more about The Good Food Farm’s organic practices and weekly offerings. 

*Register now for a free Book Talk: A History of Boston at The Allen Center on Thursday, February 8 at 7:30 pm. Join Daniel Dain & Peter Vanderwarker for an intriguing conversation about the central role that density, diversity, and good urban design play in the success of cities like Boston. Enjoy an evening of entertainment presented by The Allen Center with refreshments included.  Advanced registration for your free tickets is available here.

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