5 Things To Do This Week – 02/28/24

5 Things To Do This Week – 02/28/24

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

*On Saturday, March 2nd at 11:00 am Fiber artist Elizabeth Hunter returns to the Scandinavian Cultural Center & Library with her show: Rya Rugs…Coming of Age. Hunter’s pieces reach beyond that of a woven rug and tackle topics such as deforestation and aging. Join the artist for an opening reception and visit the show on display now through April.

*All Newton Music School presents Way, Way Off Broadway on Saturday, March 2nd at 5:00 pm. Join ANMS for an evening of all original vocal works by student Surya Gopal and his instructor Ross Petot. ANMS faculty Hannah Torp and Elliot Lazar will be lending their voices as well as Surya’s friends. This Way, Way Off Broadway workshop concert features music for the stage and otherwise. Surya has been a long-time student of pianist and composer Ross Petot, and this concert is the culmination of their time together. Enjoy this special free concert at the All Newton Music School.

*On Sunday, March 3rd at 4:00 pm, Cappella Clausura invites you to a revolutionary and magnificent version of Mass in D by Dame Ethel Smyth. This new edition by Amelia LeClair with Shift Orchestra Project is presented for Women’s History Month in March at Emmanuel Church of Boston. This concert, with a full romantic orchestra, will be offered only once. Purchase your tickets now to see the farewell performance of Conductor and Artistic Director, Amelia LeClair.

*The New Art Center closes its exhibition INTERCESSION this Sunday, March 3rd. Featuring Boston-area African American photographers at the New Art Corridor Gallery at 245 Walnut Street in Newton MA. The showcase highlights Black photographers who employ light to bridge, call attention, and disrupt. The works actively engage new ways of seeing, believing, and moving in the world. Catch the show before it ends.

*Newton Art Association opens the 2024 James King Bonnar Exhibition this Sunday, March 3rd, the most popular event of the year. This year’s Juror is Ruth Scotch from the Danforth Museum. The Reception and Awards Ceremony will be on Sunday, March 17, from 2:00-4:00 pm.

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