5 Things To Do This Week – 09/20/23
Newton Cultural Alliance | Highlights Arts & Culture | Things To Do |
*NewTV hosts a Members Network Meeting on Saturday, September 23rd at 11:00 am. NewTv members have access to state-of-the-art facilities, which include the studio and equipment for the field. Connect with fellow members at the Members Network Meeting to learn about upcoming projects, brainstorm new content ideas, share helpful resources, or find volunteers for your next production. Look here for membership info.
*Join The Scandinavian Cultural Center for a film screening of Cannon Arm and the Arcade Quest on Saturday, September 23rd at 1:00 pm. The Scandinavian Cultural Center presents a documentary film about Kim Cannon Arm, a true legend of arcade games. He and his friends from Bip Bip Bar set out to break the world record of Gyruss by playing for 100 hours non-stop. Get your tickets to have some fun here.
*The Allen Center hosts the final event of The Fall Village Concert Series on Saturday, September 23rd at 3:00 p.m. with The Isabel Stover Jazz Quartet. Don’t miss these fun and free outdoor musical events around Newton neighborhoods. Presented by Newton Community Pride and sponsored by The Village Bank, The Isabel Stover Jazz Quartet is known to put on an amazing show.
*All are welcome at The Allen Center as we host a Memorial Concert for Legendary Cellist Leslie Parnas on Thursday, September 28th at 7:00 p.m. Celebrate the life and career of this world-renowned artist and experience his legacy in a recital performed by his talented concert cellist granddaughter Cecily on Leslie’s magnificent cello. The evening will include music, stories, and a short video celebrating the life and career of Leslie on September 28 in Boston/Newton, where he lived and taught for 50 years.
*Come to Newton City Hall through September for Historic Newton’s Uncommon Education Exhibit which chronicles the West Newton English and Classical High School, also known as the Allen School, a progressive educational experiment in the 19th century. Learn about the school and then continue your education on October 21st with the world premiere of the film “An Uncommon Education: The Allen School.” More information about an Uncommon Education Exhibition and Documentary film here.