5 Things To Do This Week – 03/29/23

5 Things To Do This Week – 03/29/23

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

*Enjoy another Night Out At New Art on Friday, March 31st at 7:00 pm. New Art Center brings ZNT Arts to teach you how to create your very own unique crystal wire-wrapped jewelry. Choose from an exceptional selection of beautiful semi-precious gemstones and learn about their meanings and possible uses. Register here to create art, good conversation, and good energies with crystal magic.

*The Scandinavian Cultural Center hosts Norwegian guitarist and composer Timothy Johnson on Saturday, April 1st at 1:00 pm. Tim will play a set of brand new compositions written for the piano/guitar duo format, with the acclaimed Japanese Boston-based pianist Hidemi Akaiwa. Who knows when this duo will be back so purchase your tickets now.

*Newton Baroque performs The Clarion Cry on Saturday, April 1st at 7:30 pm. Witness Romantic Trios for Clarinet, Violoncello, and Piano by Louis Farrenc along with a performance of the Brahms transcription for piano left hand of the Bach Chaconne for solo violin. This program features the warm expressive qualities of 19th Century period instruments played in the intimacy of Fuller Chapel at Second Church in Newton. Tickets are available here for a show that presents “music in ways you might not have even considered.” 

*The Artist in Residency program at NCA once again presents Classical With A Twist with Alison-Yoshie Eldredge on Sunday, April 2nd at 3:00 pm. This chamber concert series has been well-received for its ‘intimate feeling in a historical setting.’ Join Cherry Street Players for a performance highlighting women composers in Newton featuring Francine Trester & Jackie Zhang, along with the music of Bach, Chopin, Hindemith, and more. Enjoy light refreshments and the opportunity to meet the musicians by purchasing your tickets here.

*On Tuesday, April 4th at 6:00 pm New Art Center hosts an Artist Talk for the exhibition ASWAT: أصوات, the Arabic word for voices, a show that gives visibility and elevates the voices and perspectives of Arab Women. Aswat explores themes of personal and collective identity showcasing the strength, diversity, and impact of Arab Women with roots in countries in the Middle East Region. Please join curator Joëlle Tomb and programming curator Sara Mraish-Demeter for an artist talk.

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