5 Things To Do This Week – 7/29/20

Newton Cultural Alliance highlights virtual arts & culture things to do

NCA is keeping you connected with each other and with your favorite local arts and culture organizations. Many more virtual events on our calendar.  


*Join the Newton Free Library on Wednesday, July 29th at 7:00 PM for “Tales from a Reluctant World Traveler.” This is the story of how Randy Ross turned a solo trip around the globe into a comedy novel and an acclaimed one-man show. The 1.5-hour, multimedia Zoom event includes a humorous travel slideshow, readings from his novel God Bless Cambodia and more. Click here for more info.

Newton Cultural Alliance on Facebook on Wednesday, July 29th at 8:00 PM for a great performance by Newton’s own Arjana Vizulis and her fiancé Ivan Danylets, a wonderful acoustic duo of voice and piano, in their “Hi Note Project.” The “Hi Note Project” is a musical greeting card; a collection of livestream concerts by Arjana and Ivan in collaboration with venues across the world for the purpose of reaching out in the spirit of love and positivity to share music and show support for communities and small businesses. 100% of donations from each concert will go directly in support of the host venue. Visit their website to learn more.

Pro Arte for their Summer Salon Series concert on Thursday, July 30th at 7:00 PM on Facebook Live. These concerts will continue throughout the summer, on every other Thursday until September 10th. This week, the program will feature works by Beethoven and Vivaldi, along with arrangements of hymn tunes and ragtime duets.. Suggested donation is $25. Click here to donate and access the link.

Scandinavian Cultural Center are pleased to be co-presenters for the Women’s Shorts, part of Wicked Queer, the 36th Annual LBGTQ+ Film Festival being shown virtually between July 4th and August 2nd. For more information and to buy tickets, click here. Included is Sweden’s My World in Yours (Min värld i din). This film is 30 minutes long and will be shown on August 1st, at 1:00 PM on Xerb.tv. See full list of shorts here.

*Join the
New Art Center for Week 7 of their Summer youth program from August 3rd to August 7th. Grades 2-5 can spend summer vacation immersed in the arts. New Art faculty conduct real-time classes through Zoom video meetings. Each week will be packed with possibilities, imagination, and fun as students explore 2 exciting activities each day: 2D Art & Drama Fun. Week 7’s theme is “Letters, Words, Art” View their website for a more information.

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