5 Things To Do This Week – 03/23/22
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*New Art Center presents Art as Salve, a new gallery exhibit rooted in the concept of Healing Justice. Opening Wednesday, March 23rd the exhibit showcases responses and interventions to generational trauma and violence with the hope of impactful change to mend our bodies, hearts, and minds. Register for small group tours or attend an opening reception on Thursday, March 24 from 6:00- 8:00 p.m.
*The Newton Art Association presents a professional development night on Thursday, March 24th at 7:30 p.m. with artist Ellen Schön. Join Schön as she talks through her philosophy and essential practices of looking, describing, and responding to what a piece evokes; characterizing the goal of critique as “learning to look and looking to learn.” Look and Learn here for virtual login information.
*Opening on Friday, March 25th at 8:00 p.m. is Newton Theatre Company’s newest work, Our Tears Are the Same Color: Parallel Narratives of Bereaved Palestinian and Israeli Women. Performers retell the stories of four women who share memories of their childhoods, families, and the moments they learned of their loved ones’ deaths. Their stories, woven together, call for a deeper understanding of shared pain and suffering as a way forward. Purchase your tickets here for this moving performance.
*The New Philharmonia Orchestra returns on Sunday, March 27th at 3:00 p.m. for its Classics III program New Phil Reawakened: Sights & Sounds. This musical journey across the globe features highlights from Venezuelan trombonist, Angel Subero and Newton resident and Ukraine native, soprano Olga Lisovskaya. This expanded program will include a special tribute to the enduring spirit of the people of Ukraine during this tragic time. Purchase your tickets here to be Reawakened.
*The Scandinavian Cultural Center hosts Music Mondays with Joy Cline Phinney on piano and Henry Ayanna on violin this Monday, March 28th at 1:00 p.m. Listen live or stream along for a program of Brahms Sonata No.1 in G major followed by short violin and piano gems and favorites by Price, Paradis, Kreisler, and Gershwin. Start your week off right with Music Mondays here.