Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join Thoreau Piano Trio members Susan Jensen, violin, Darry Dolezal, cello and Paul Jacobs, piano, for a concert that will include Beethoven’s Piano Trio in G Major, Op. 1, No. 2 and Piano Trio in[...]
Jan 21 @ 3:00 pm First Baptist Church
Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, one of the only cooperatively run chamber orchestras in the nation, celebrates its 40th season! Conductor Emerita Gisèle Ben-Dor (New York Philharmonic, London Symphony), dubbed a “ferocious talent” by The Los[...]
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join us as we get together and use old-school typewriters to write poems for library patrons on the spot! Grades 7-12. First floor Gallery.
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Believe it or not, racism exists in Newton! In 2017 a group of high school Students of Color performed original theatre pieces they had written as part of The Monologue Project. Join them for an[...]
Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join Liana Paniyeva, winner of the American Protégé International Competition of Romantic Music, for a concert of works by Rachmaninoff and Mussorgsky. Ms. Paniyeva has performed at international festivals in Norway, Hungary, Syria, Italy and[...]
Jan 28 @ 3:00 pm First Baptist Church
Legendary Storyteller Bill Harley will join the New Phil for a special presentation of Ravel’s “Mother Goose Suite” and Stravinsky’s “Firebird.” Join us after the concert for our instrument petting zoo!
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm Eliot Church
Join us again – or for the first time – for a unique musical excursion that places you, the listener, inside an ever-changing constellation of singers and players. In this dance-theater experience disguised as a[...]
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Now more than ever music celebrating resistance can be a driving force for change. Join us for an inspiring performance of political and protest songs, serious and satirical, from the 1950s to the present day.[...]
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm The Cultural Center at Newton City Hall
Join NTC for this visceral reimagining of Edith Wharton’s classic New England novel. With a blend of inventive staging and classical technique, our newest adaptation seeks to finally give these stoic characters a chance to[...]
Feb 2 @ 7:30 pm The Cultural Center at Newton City Hall
Join NTC for this visceral reimagining of Edith Wharton’s classic New England novel. With a blend of inventive staging and classical technique, our newest adaptation seeks to finally give these stoic characters a chance to[...]
Feb 3 @ 7:30 pm The Cultural Center at Newton City Hall
Join NTC for this visceral reimagining of Edith Wharton’s classic New England novel. With a blend of inventive staging and classical technique, our newest adaptation seeks to finally give these stoic characters a chance to[...]
Feb 4 @ 1:30 pm Newton Cultural Center at City hall
Join NTC for this visceral reimagining of Edith Wharton’s classic New England novel. With a blend of inventive staging and classical technique, our newest adaptation seeks to finally give these stoic characters a chance to[...]
Feb 10 @ 8:00 pm First Baptist Church
Ravel: Mother Goose Suite Glinka: “Cavatina and Rondo” from A Life of the Tsar Rimsky-Korsakov: “Marfa’s Mad Scene” from The Tsar’s Bride Rimsky-Korsakov: “Snow Maiden Aria” from The Snow Maiden (Yelena Dudochkin, soprano) Debussy: Prelude a[...]
Feb 11 @ 3:00 pm First Baptist Church
Ravel: Mother Goose Suite Glinka: “Cavatina and Rondo” from A Life of the Tsar Rimsky-Korsakov: “Marfa’s Mad Scene” from The Tsar’s Bride Rimsky-Korsakov: “Snow Maiden Aria” from The Snow Maiden (Yelena Dudochkin, soprano) Debussy: Prelude a[...]
Feb 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Café St. Petersburg
Join critically-acclaimed artists as they perform at Café St. Petersburg in Newton Center in celebration of St. Valentine’s Day. Junhan Choi, a baritone from South Korea, winner of several international competitions, and a Ukrainian soprano,[...]
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am Leventhal-Sidman Center
Lightwire Theatre’s new production is an innovative theatrical experience that comes to life through a stunning blend of electroluminescent artistry and poignant storytelling that captivates both children and adults alike! Join Marvin the mouse as[...]
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Newton Cultural Center at City Hall
Set in the eighteenth century and featuring a dozen lavishly costumed 30” marionettes, this production of Cinderella is a Tanglewood Marionettes showpiece. The story unfolds as the pages of a giant book open to reveal[...]
Feb 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Newton Cultural Center at City Hall
Set in the eighteenth century and featuring a dozen lavishly costumed 30” marionettes, this production of Cinderella is a Tanglewood Marionettes showpiece. The story unfolds as the pages of a giant book open to reveal[...]
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Family ACCESS Early Learning Center
Please join us for the “Big Joe the Storyteller” event on Sunday, March 4 for the second in our fun and interactive concert series for young children! His name is Joe Pagliuca, but you can[...]
Mar 11 @ 4:00 pm Eliot Church
Once again we gather “after dinner” for an intimate feast of music. Our small group of singers and players will transport you to a Venetian palazzo, in a relaxed atmosphere of friendly competition during an[...]
Mar 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Highland Jazz, Inc.
John Ramsay, Chairman, Percussion Department, Berklee College of Music, will assume his friend and colleague Bill Pierce’s leadership role for our Sunday, March 18th, 2018 tribute concert celebrating the music of Art Blakey and the[...]
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Newton Cultural Center at City hall
This will surely be a night of much laughter. Bill Novak, author of Die Laughing, of which he’ll share many stories is also the co-author of The Big Book of Jewish Humor, a bestselling ghostwriter[...]
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm Lasell College
See the future of fashion! Lasell College undergraduate design students create all of the garments in the department’s annual Runway fashion show. Fashion Show Production classes plan, organize, and produce this professional runway production.
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm Cultural Center at Newton City Hall
Join a team of singers from the Boston Association of Cabaret Artists for an evening that will transport and inspire you, including favorite songs from jazz, Broadway, pop, Great American Songbook and other genres. This[...]
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm Lasell College
Watch the flagship event for Lasell College fashion majors. Senior Collections individually showcases the line of each senior design major.
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Highland Jazz @ Newton South
Berklee pianist, vocalist Daniela Schachter celebrates the work of renowned songwriter Jimmy Van Heusen (“Here’s to Jimmy) known for Great American Songbook standards such as “All the Way”, “Darn That Dream”, “Here’s That Rainy Day”[...]
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm First Baptist Church
Join the New Phil for an exciting afternoon featuring some of Beethoven’s greatest hits!
Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm Eliot Church
Rising MIT composer Elena Ruehr’s “Eve,” composed in 2014, takes its familiar text from Genesis, but rather than the traditional retelling, poses an honest question: was gaining knowledge of good and evil such a terrible[...]
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join Rhode Island School of Design Adjunct Professor Clara Lieu for the first lecture in a two-part series for visual artists. This lecture will present an informed look at the various social media platforms available[...]
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – May 19 @ 4:00 pm Wedeman Gallery
A story is an inspiration for the imagination. In this exhibit, stories will be brought to life by the artists who were challenged by words, and met that challenge with a variety of colorful images[...]
May 6 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Nobel prize winning poet, writer, painter, thinker, maverick educational reformer and perhaps the greatest songwriter of all times – Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) – remains a revered figure in both Bangladesh and India. His songs depict[...]
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join Spontaneous Generation, a talented group of Newton High School students, for a hilarious evening of improv. This program is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts program.
May 13 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join the Newton Family Singers for an afternoon concert. This program is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.
May 17 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join Rhode Island School of Design Adjunct Professor Clara Lieu for the second lecture in a two-part series for visual artists. Having an effective website is a major part of being a visual artist today.[...]
May 19 all-day All over Newton
Artists and aspiring painters in watercolor, pastel and acrylic/oil are invited to participate in the first annual outdoor Paint-Out on May 19th, competitively painting people, nature, and city scenes for fun afternoon filled with art,[...]
May 19 @ 8:00 pm First Baptist Church
Beethoven – Consecration of the House Beethoven – Violin Concerto Irina Muresanu, violin Beethoven -Symphony No. 7
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Family ACCESS
Please join us for the “Josh & The Jamtones” Concert event on Sunday, May 20, the third and last in this year’s fun and interactive arts events for young children! Josh & the Jamtones are[...]
May 20 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join Juan Ruiz, clarinet, and Chris Carson, piano, for an afternoon of classical music. This program is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.
May 20 @ 3:00 pm Newton City Hall
Commonwealth Lyric Theater, an award-winning and critically-acclaimed opera company, presents two comic masterpieces of the baroque era: the delightful story of a servant girl, who bewitches her grumpy master into marrying her, and a delicious[...]
May 20 @ 3:00 pm First Baptist Church
Beethoven – Consecration of the House Beethoven – Violin Concerto Irina Muresanu, violin Beethoven -Symphony No. 7
May 24 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
The Newton Playwrights Group meets monthly at the library to write plays, some short, some long, read them aloud and offer each other feedback on how to improve their work. Please join them as they[...]
Jun 1 – Jun 3 all-day The Cultural Center at City Hall
Experience the power of live theater as local teenagers share their identities in the form of original monologues.
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Various in Auburndale (map to be provided)
PorchFest is an afternoon of free music performed outside of people’s homes. Auburndale is the inaugural village, but we’re hoping the event spreads to all Newton villages. The front porch, (driveways and lawns too!) will[...]
Jul 26 – Jul 29 all-day The Cultural Center at Newton City Hall
Newton Theatre Company’s exploration of the Trojan cycle comes full circle as we return to the war’s very first casualty.