5 Things To Do This Week – 11/16/22

5 Things To Do This Week – 11/16/22

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

*Join Newton Art Association on Thursday, November 17th at 7:00 pm when Francesca Olsen will teach a class on Instagram Basics. This workshop will cover the basics of Instagram growth—designing varied content; best use of hashtags, reels, and stories; Link in Bio best practices; and the difference between personal, creative, and business accounts. Then she will discuss IG analytics and the platform’s changing algorithm. Visit the NAA website for a zoom link to learn the basics of Instagram.

*Suzuki School of Newton presents a Faculty Concert on Saturday, November 19th at 6:30 pm to benefit the Suzuki School of Newton scholarship fund. Faculty members of the school will present an in-person and online program of chamber music by Clara Schumann, Manuel de Falla, Kenji Bunch, Chen Gang, and others. Reduced-price tickets for this special event are available here by purchasing ahead of time.

* Commonwealth Chorale celebrates a new era and a new Artistic Director, Dr. Michael Driscoll with Celebrating a New Era: Mozart, Martines, and a Martini on Saturday, November 19, at 8:00 pm. In the vibrant tradition of the Viennese salon, this concert hosted by the Church of the Holy Name will feature works by three musically-linked composers: Martini, Martines, and Mozart. Get your tickets to celebrate this new era.

*The New Philharmonia Orchestra is excited to kick off its 22-23 season with the first performance of Classics I: Latin and Slavic Colors on Sunday, November 20th at 3:00 pm. The program includes Marquez – Danzon 2, Dvorak – Symphony No. 7, Villa Lobos – Guitar Concert, Ginastera – Dances from “Estancia” and a performance by Zaira Meneses, the guitar soloist. Tickets are available for this exciting first show of the season.

*The Newton Cultural Alliance will host the first Newton Thanksgiving Market on Tuesday, November 22nd from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm at The Allen Center. Organized by All Over Newton, the event will bring specialty vendors from Newton’s farmers’ markets together for holiday shopping. From locally grown, farm-fresh produce, to pop-in-the-oven hors d’oeuvres, desserts, locally roasted coffee, honey, jams, hostess gifts, and more, you’ll be able to pick up exactly what you need, at one easy location. Find out who will be there in person, who requires pre-orders, and order cut-off dates here.

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