Amherst Early Music presents: CityRecorder Workshop

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Registration is now open for CityRecorder! 2021, Amherst Early Music's 2-day online workshop. This workshop is especially for recorders but all are welcome! Choose from 11 classes curated by Co-Directors Valerie Horst and Wendy Powers. Classes recordings will be available for 7 days, so sign up for as many classes as you like! Workshop Extras include a Discussion…

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New Art Center presents: Paris Impressionists and Cocktail Obsessionists

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Travel back to 1860s France while sipping a cocktail from the comfort of your own home. This art history course will explain the origins of Modern Art starting with Manet to Gauguin. Each course is paired with a signature cocktail recipe that participants can enjoy while learning about some of the world’s most famous artists…

$160

Newton Art Association presents: Demystifying the Business of Art

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Demystifying the Business of Art is the subject of the NAA’s first professional workshop of the year led by Susan Kurtzman, owner of JOBI POTTERY & Truro Fine Art Gallery in Truro. A former museum curator, Kurtzman is both a ceramics designer and a business owner, with a 20-year background in direct marketing advertising in New York and…

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New Art Center presents: Visual Journaling

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This 4 week workshop focuses on how to keep a sketchbook as a visual journal to develop ideas and practice drawing by recording the world around you. This fun and supportive class is suitable for emerging artists as well as seasoned sketch-bookers. Students will be introduced to a variety of methods and materials. Experimentation is…

$90

Newton Free Library presents: Historical Fiction Panel

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Join Marjan Kamali, William Martin and Jane Healey for a panel discussion of their books, writing historical fiction and their behind-the-scenes research. This program is presented in partnership with the Ashland Public Library. Marjan Kamali was born in Turkey to Iranian parents. She is the author of two novels: The Stationery Shop, a Boston Globe best-seller, and Together Tea which was…

Historic Newton presents: The Origins of ‘Our Bodies Ourselves’

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For 50 years, the book Our Bodies Ourselves has set the standard for frank, informative facts about women’s health care. Hear from Newton-based founding members of the Boston Women’s Health Collective about how they created the first stapled booklet and how their then-revolutionary approach to health care grew into an international bestseller. Why did the…

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New Art Center presents: Visual Journaling

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This 4 week workshop focuses on how to keep a sketchbook as a visual journal to develop ideas and practice drawing by recording the world around you. This fun and supportive class is suitable for emerging artists as well as seasoned sketch-bookers. Students will be introduced to a variety of methods and materials. Experimentation is…

$90

Newton Free Library presents: Cook Along with Chef Bill

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Cook along or watch as Chef Bill prepares a different dish live on Zoom each month! Check back for the name of the recipe, the list of ingredients and instructions. Formerly a chef at the original Ritz-Carlton/Boston, Chef Bill worked at Harbor Sweets, makers of handmade chocolates in Salem, MA. Now a personal chef, he has provided…

Newton Free Library presents: Decolonizing – Placing Indigenous Peoples in the Conversation

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Join Claudia Fox Tree, Arawak/Yurumein and Debby Irving, author of Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race, for an online conversation as they explore how U.S. narratives have shaped their understanding of themselves, one another and the complex world we live in. Their organic, cross-racial conversation will pay heed to current events,…

Newton Free Library presents: The Breaking of Baseball’s Color Barrier with Ted Reinstein

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This program is presented in partnership with Tewksbury Public Library, the program sponsor. Please register here. Join author and longtime Chronicle reporter Ted Reinstein for a presentation on his latest book, Before Brooklyn: The Unsung Heroes Who Helped Break Baseball's Color Barrier. The book tells the story of the little-known heroes who fought segregation in baseball, from communist newspaper reporters…