5 Things To Do This Week – 03/30/22

5 Things To Do This Week – 03/30/22

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

*Historic Newton and the Newton Free Library bring you a program on the life and achievements of George Wein – Newton’s Jazz Master. Join jazz critic and Newton resident Bob Blumenthal on Thursday, March 31 at 7:00 p.m. as he shares the career of music pioneer George Wein- pianist, bandleader, educator, nightclub proprietor, and founder of the Newport Jazz Festival. Register here to learn more about the life and work of the amazing George Wein.

*Join the Newton Cultural Alliance at the Opening Reception of The Art of Healing on Sunday, April 3rd from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Art of Healing presented by the Newton Art Association is a member show highlighting the importance of art-making and art viewing to mental health and wellness. This is the first-ever gallery exhibit at the Allen Center for Arts & Culture. Take advantage of your chance to feel the calming balm of art while you visit the gorgeous new space at the Allen Center.

*Newton Theatre Company presents the final weekend of 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.

*Zamir Chorale of Boston presents A Choral Rainbow: Part 3 on Monday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. Developed in response to the alarming rise in all forms of prejudice, this series has featured video performances and conversations with the conductors of choruses from diverse and under-represented communities. Find event information and purchase tickets here for a ride over the Choral Rainbow. 

*The First Church in Chestnut Hill Words+Music Series proudly presents Simple Gifts, a recorded organ performance featuring Kathryn Rosenbach. View this gift of performance online here.

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