5 Things To Do This Week – 03/16/22

5 Things To Do This Week – 03/16/22

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

*Starting Thursday, March 17th Theatre Ink and South Stage join forces for The Bard’s Much Ado About Nothing. The 38th Annual Shakespeare production brings together a couple of Newton’s High Schools for a comedy that pairs two quite different stories of romantic love. In-person tickets are sold out but you can still purchase your pass for the live streaming event. 

*Cappella Clausura is thrilled to present a live program of Cappella works on Saturday, March 19th at 8 p.m. at the Eliot Church in Newton and Sunday, March 20th at 4 p.m. at Emmanuel Church in Boston. Join Cappella Clausura for HER STORY, a program of Cappella works spanning 400 years featuring guest conductor, Dr. Ellen Gilson Voth, and guest performers Burcu Gulec & George Lernis. Celebrate Women’s History Month by purchasing your tickets to HER STORY.

*The Scandinavian Cultural Center hosts a screening of Helene on Saturday, March 19 at 1:30 p.m. Inspired by true events, Helene describes the life of Finland’s most acclaimed painter Helene Schjerfbeck between 1915-1923. Purchase your tickets here to learn more about the life and art of Helene.

*New Art Center welcomes Spring this Sunday, March 20th at 11:00 a.m. with Holi: Festival of Color. This Community Cultural Day will include artmaking, dancing, music, and the tradition of outdoor color play. Come make a Madhubani flower pot, Rangoli sand art, or learn Bharatanatyam dance. Register for this family-friendly Holi event and learn more about how YOU can become the canvas.

*Sign up today for Newton Theater Kids’ spring theater session featuring Seussical The Musical. Dr. Seuss will inspire your child weekly along with experienced staff who share their love of acting, singing, dancing, and art. This production offers a heartfelt and fun-filled experience for kids of all ages with the whimsical world of Seussical the Musical. Classes are still available on Tuesdays and Fridays, register here.

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