5 Things To Do This Week – 06/01/22

5 Things To Do This Week – 06/01/22

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*Amherst Early Music presents Early Notation with Annette Bauer on Wednesdays in June from 5:30-6:45 pm. Get back to basics with this 4-week online series featuring a “casual” selection of shorter pieces from late 15th and early 16th century sources. This will close Amherst’s current season before the summer break so don’t miss out.

*On Thursday, June 2nd, join Boston-based freelance writer, Alan R. Earls, for a Newton Free Library talk on how Massachusetts became the hottest place on the planet for technology companies in the four decades following the end of World War II. Register to hear the story that includes the first venture capital fund, politics and government funding, plenty of inventors and entrepreneurs, and appearances by schools like Harvard and MIT. Follow this link to Beltway Bonanza — How 128 Sparked a High Tech Boom.  

*Newton Theatre Company brings Iphigenia Among The Taurians outdoors to the Hyde Community Center Bandstand this weekend from June 3rd-5th at various times. With a plot twist and happy ending, this Euripidean tragicomedy features a chorus by Cappella Clausura. Get your tickets to watch this Greek tragedy about healing and homecoming right in your own backyard.

*This Saturday, June 4th from 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm enjoy performances by some of NCA’s members at Newton PorchFest, an afternoon of free music performed outside of people’s homes. Don’t miss Nomad Story Slam and Suzuki School of Music at this welcoming community event sharing the joy of playing and listening to music with your neighbors. See the full lineup of artists here.

*Visit The Scandinavian Cultural Center on Saturday, June 4th from 2:00 -4:30 pm  for the opening reception of the Newton Art Association‘s New Member Show. This exhibit will be on display in The Nordic Hall now through June 16. For details and visiting hours check out the info here.

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