5 Things To Do This Week – 10/27/21

5 Things To Do This Week – 10/27/21

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*Join the Newton Art Association for a virtual workshop on Thursday, October 28th at 7:00 p.m. called Demystifying the Business of Art led by Susan Kurtzman.  Former museum curator and owner of JOBI POTTERY & Truro Fine Art Gallery Kurtzman will lead artists through practical steps on how to approach and work with regional galleries including the responsibilities of the artist and the gallery in building a relationship.  Demystifying registration details are found here. 

*The West Suburban YMCA presents a Spooky Soiree on Saturday, October 30th at 5:30 p.m.  Dare to join for a very special fundraising event featuring fantastic light bites, surprising signature cocktails, scrumptious desserts, and many other scary delights!  Due to the rain, the event will be moved indoors and guests are encouraged to wear costumes and festive attire.  All proceeds go to the Y’s financial aid program.  Purchase your spooky tickets here.

*This weekend, October 30th and 31st, The New Phil awakens with Classics I, the first live concert in its 27th Season in a covid safe environment at Newton North High School Auditorium. Maestro Soto conducts a program which will include Barber Adagio for Strings, Haydn Symphony No. 103 (Drum Roll), and the Sarasate Carmen Fantasy and Williams’ Schindler’s List with Newton’s own spectacular young award-winning violinist Keila Wakao, as soloist.  Awaken to the classics by purchasing your tickets here.

*Trick or Treat at Historic Newton’s Jackson Homestead on Halloween Night.  From 5:30-7:00 pm stop by the Jackson Homestead at 527 Washington Street for a selection of classic candies and a coupon so you and your children can return to visit the museum in the future.  Trick or treat here.

*New Art Center in collaboration with Zaira Meneses & Friends present Altares de Dia de los Muertos.  View the altars and participate in art-making activities on Sunday, October 31st from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   From paper cutting to piñata making, everyone is encouraged to take part in this day-long celebration.  Welcoming everyone will be the sounds of Son Jarocho, authentic music that originated in Mexico’s coastal Veracruz. Traditional customary dress is optional, but everyone is encouraged to be creative and participate!  Register for a free community-centric concert featuring Son Jarocho en Boston.

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