Newton Arts Calendar

Mar
18
Wed
Griffin Museum of Photography @ Virtual
Mar 18 – Apr 30 all-day
Mar
19
Thu
LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems @ virtual
Mar 19 @ 1:00 pm – Apr 16 @ 1:30 pm
LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems @ virtual
LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems!
Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence at Home

Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together. Viewers can see each weekday’s new video at 1:00 p.m. ET.

Visit https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/ to watch all of Mo’s videos, find activity sheets to print out & follow along, and more!

Full YouTube playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL14hRqd0PELGbKihHuTqx_pbvCLqGbOkF
Episode 1: youtube.com/watch?v=RmzjCPQv3y8
Episode 2: youtube.com/watch?v=30DCOgTGn_o
Episode 3: youtube.com/watch?v=XHpG9RZwPFs

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Apr
4
Sat
ReSOUND in the CONVENT @ Eliot Church of Newton UCC
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Immerse yourself in moving constellations of singers: featuring music by virtually every baroque nun we have championed from the Northern Italian baroque, such as Chiara Cozzolani, Raffaella Aleotti, Bianca Maria Media, Sulpitia Cesis, plus new music by Patricia Van Ness and Suzanne Sheppard. With Dan Stepner and Julie Levin, violins, Laura Jeppesen, gamba, and Catherine Liddell, theorbo.

May
16
Sat
The Dinner Party illuminated by the spectacular art of Fran Forman! @ Eliot Church of Newton UCC
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Dinner Party illuminated by the spectacular art of Fran Forman! @ Eliot Church of Newton UCC | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Immerse yourself in visual and musical beauty: CC and friends Na’ama Lion, flute, Nancy Hurrell, harp, Catherine Liddell and Charles Iner, theorbos and baroque guitars, and Mike Williams, percussion, gather around a table to sing “after dinner” entertainment part-songs by Barbara Strozzi, Vittoria Aleotti, Rebecca Clarke, and Fanny Mendelssohn, all illuminated by the stunning images of visual artist Fran Forman franforman.com !

New Philharmonia Presents Classics III: Music for All @ First Baptist Church
May 16 @ 7:30 pm
New Philharmonia Presents Classics III: Music for All @ First Baptist Church | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

The New Phil has an exciting season filled with celebratory spirit, incredible music, and exciting guest performances. Join us as we celebrate our 25th season with vibrant works of Mahler, Debussy, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Vignieri and culminating with Beethoven’s great Symphony No. 9!

Classics III Program:

Vignieri World premiere, a New Phil anniversary commission

Beethoven Symphony No. 9

Rachele Schmiege, soprano

Britt Brown, mezzo soprano

Omar Najmi, tenor

Ryne Cherry, baritone

Metropolitan Chorale, Lisa Graham, Music Director

Francisco Noya, Conductor

May
17
Sun
New Philharmonia Presents – Classics III: Music for All @ First Baptist Church
May 17 @ 3:00 pm
New Philharmonia Presents - Classics III: Music for All @ First Baptist Church | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

The New Phil has an exciting season filled with celebratory spirit, incredible music, and exciting guest performances. Join us as we celebrate our 25th season with vibrant works of Mahler, Debussy, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Vignieri and culminating with Beethoven’s great Symphony No. 9!

Classics III Program:

Vignieri World premiere, a New Phil anniversary commission

Beethoven Symphony No. 9

Rachele Schmiege, soprano

Britt Brown, mezzo soprano

Omar Najmi, tenor

Ryne Cherry, baritone

Metropolitan Chorale, Lisa Graham, Music Director

Francisco Noya, Conductor