5 Things To Do This Week – 11/02/22
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*Join The Scandinavian Cultural Center for two upcoming events. On Thursday, November 3rd from 6-8 pm is the opening reception of Enkel Gladje: Simple Joy, a gallery show by Bevin Holmberg running now through December. Register here to attend the opening reception, these perfect holiday art gifts are likely to go quickly! And on Saturday, November 5, at 1:00 pm Norwegian guitarist and composer Timothy Johnson performs with fellow jazz artists Anastassiya Petrova (organ), and Gen Yoshimura (drums), performing a set of beautiful originals and jazz arrangements in the classic organ trio format. Buy your tickets here to see these talented musicians.
*Join Cherry Street Players at The Allen Center on Saturday, November 5 at 7:00 pm for the next program in their series, Classical with a Twist: Songs and Spirituals. The concert will feature the extraordinary voice of soprano Indra Thomas along with pianist Miki Sawada and CSP Artistic Director, Allison Eldredge, cellist. This event is part of the NCA’s Allen Center artist-in-residence program and will include the music of Kreisler, Bach-Gounod, Dvorak, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Gershwin, and Margaret Bonds along with traditional spirituals. Get your tickets here for the sweet sounds of Classical with a Twist.
*The New Art Center hosts Don’t Close Your Eyes: Ukrainian Artists Respond to the War jointly curated by Halyna Andrusenko, an artist from Kyiv, and Hanna Melnyczuk, a Ukrainian-American artist. The exhibits include over 150 works on paper by 26 artists from various regions of Ukraine. On display through November 26 at the New Art Corridor with an opening reception on Saturday, November 5 from 5-8 pm. For more gallery information visit here.
*Whether you’re a music aficionado or attending your first concert, join All Newton Music School on Sunday, November 6 at 2:00 pm for a whimsical afternoon Family Concert. Featuring narrator Evan Haas with faculty members on strings and woodwinds, enjoy this unique opportunity to hear magical tales set to beautiful chamber music. Tickets are available for the whole family here.
*Forests and Farms on Saturday, November 5 at 10:00 am is presented by Historic Newton at Newton Community Farm. This free drop-off program is for kids ages 5–12 who would like to investigate how Native people and early European settlers in Eastern Massachusetts interacted with the environment to meet their basic needs. Register here for this special event.