5 Things To Do This Week – 02/23/22
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*Celebrate National Sauna Week at The Scandinavian Cultural Center. On Saturday, February 26 get your blood circulating in a mobile sauna presented by Finlandia Foundation National to build awareness and appreciation of Finnish and Finnish – American culture. Reserve your space now, booking is limited!
*Join Newton Art Association for a virtual closing reception of Human Being/Being Human: Experience. Reflection. Engagement on Sunday, February 27 at 2:00 p.m. This exhibit, located at the Piano Craft Gallery in Boston, celebrates the work of 33 artists—including 18 NAA members. Experience, reflect and engage here for details.
*Check out The Newton Free Library’s Author Talk: An Evening With Jerald Walker on Monday, February 28 at 7:00 p.m. Walker will read excerpts from his new book entitled “How to Make a Slave and Other Essays”, which was a finalist for the 2020 National Book Award in nonfiction and winner of the 2020 Massachusetts Book Award in nonfiction. Register here for the evening discussion and Q & A.
*Don’t miss the New Art Center’s Real F.R.I.E.N.D.S. by Jamaal Eversley exhibit happening now through March 13th at The New Art Corridor. Over a span of two and a half years, Eversley worked with his dearest artist friends to create something bold, beautiful, and ultimately hopeful despite enduring a constant pandemic and shattering division this country hasn’t seen in over 150 years. Visit the New Art Corridor gallery anytime- it’s open 24/7.
*Get your tickets for The Boston Ballet’s ChoreograpHER series starting Thursday, March 3rd at 7:30 p.m. Five choreographers, five voices, five world premieres. Experience the Boston Ballet’s female-led program celebrating innovative women across creative fields including choreography, music, design, and visual art—each work as distinct and unique as each “ChoreograpHER.” Purchase your tickets here for her.