Music

Djembe Dell'arte at JFK Library, Feb. 22

As part of the John F. Kennedy Library's Celebrate! series, experience the energy and excitement of African Dance on February 22, at 10:30 a.m. Join with Djembe dell'Arte, accompanied by drumming ensemble Troupe Komee Djosee from Mali, West Africa. The performance features authentic African masks and costumes, folk dances of Mali, and a lively drum circle. The event is free, however registration is required. Register for this particular event here! The John F. Kennedy Library is located at Columbia Point in Dorchester, 02125.

Music @ Blessed Mother Teresa Parish Dec. 11

On December 11, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. there will be classical music at Sunday Mass at Blessed Mother Teresa Parish. The music will be provided by a 28 voice choir and a 32 piece orchestra made up of members of 6 New England Symphonies. Selections include Handel's Messiah, choral adaptations of works by Wagner, Albioni and San Saens. The event is free of charge and all are welcome! Blessed Mother Teresa Parish is located at 800 Columbia Road in Dorchester. Contact music director Sheldon Lee at 617.513.8254.

Organ Concert @ All Saints Nov. 13

On Sunday, November 13, at 4:00 p.m., internationally acclaimed organist Joan Lippincott will perform on the magnificent Fisk organ at Parish of All Saints! She will be playing the music of Bach, Rorem, Liszt, and Alain. General Admission will be $20 and $15 for seniors and students. The show is a joint presentation of All Saints, Ashmont, and the Boston chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

 

The Parish of All Saints is located at 209 Ashmont Street in Dorchester. For more information, check out the All Saints website or call at 617.436.6370.

The Spot in DOT, Nov. 6

Designed and led by teenagers, The Spot in Codman Square is a teen cafe held on the first Sunday evening of each month. Raffles, video games, dominos, free food, music, dancing, and more happening at 89 Southern Ave (Syria Temple community room). Special 20 minute program each night. Open from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Free.
Check out The Boston Project Ministries' Facebook page for The Spot in Dot.
Fall Spots: Oct. 2, Nov. 6, Dec. 4. 

"Well I See" @ Hibernian Hall Nov. 5

On Saturday, November 5, Hibernian Hall will be host to an exciting original collaboration between music and dance; Boston and New York. “Well I See” is a collaboration among choreographer Mickey Davidson and her dancers (New York City) and the members of the Makanda Project jazz ensemble (Boston), exploring the interlocking relationship between music and dance. The creative results will be presented at Hibernian Hall in two performances: Saturday evening November 5 at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday afternoon November 6 at 3:00 p.m. The event will cost $20. Hibernian Hall is located at 184 Dudley Street in Roxbury. For more information about the event, click here!

Vento Chiaro @ First Parish Church Oct. 29

Vento Chiaro, a prominent woodwind quartet, will be giving an Introduction to Chamber Music presentation along with a free performance on Saturday, October 29, 7:00 p.m. at First Parish Church! The performance is funded by Free For All Concert Fund. The presentation is aimed at adults and older students. The group will be playing music from Bach, Rivera, and Maslanka.

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Live Music @ Dot2Dot Sep. 23

Dot2Dot

Live music this Friday at Dot2Dot Cafe, with dinner at 6:00 p.m. and Alexi Paraschos and band performing at 7:30. The band will be playing a delicious mix of Motown classics and original songs. There will be a $5 cover charge that will go to the band. To make reservations, call the cafe at 617.436.2368. Visit Dot2Dot online at www.dot2dotcafe.com.

Opera at the Open Market, Sep. 16

Market

Boston Opera Collaborative presents "Opera goes to Market," a concert series celebrating the union of food and music. During September at local farmers' markets explore how opera is a part of everyday life. These concerts were made possible through funding from the Free for All Concert Fund. They will be held:

Thursday, September 15, from noon to 3 p.m., at Boston Public Market, South Station.
Friday, September 16, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Ashmont/Peabody Market in Dorchester.
Sunday, September 18, from noon to 3 p.m., at the Harvard Square Market in Cambridge.

"Sickle Cellebration" Walk & Health Fair, Sep. 17

Greater Boston Sickle Cell Disease Association

Come walk, talk, eat, dance, learn, laugh and stay healthy! Greater Boston Sickle Cell Disease Association (GBSCDA) will hold the 6th Annual "Sickle Cellebration in the Park" Walk & Health Fair on Saturday, September 17th, 2011. The fair, which takes place in Franklin Park from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., features peformances, music, food and dance, free health screenings and a "Walk-A-Thon." Registration begins at 11 a.m. and the Walk-a-Thon kicks off at 12 p.m.

For registration and sponsorship opportunities please contact info@gbscda.org or call (617)427-4100. You may also wish to visit www.gbscda.org

Boston City Singers Registration, Sep. 14

Registration for The Boston City Singers classes will take place on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. at All Saints Ashmont, 209 Ashmont Street, Dorchester, MA. Classes start at 4:00 p.m., after registration. Boston City Singers uses a distinctive curriculum that trains children as young as three years old to learn to sing well. No other major area chorus program starts with children so young! Each singer progresses through several levels: Kodály Singing Class, Neighborhood Training Chorus and Concert Chorus. The singers learn about diverse communities and cultures by performing an extensive repertoire including gospel music, international folk music, opera, jazz, and medieval chant.

For more information and class times at other locations, please call Jane Money, Founder, Artistic and Educational Director (617-825-0674 / jmoney@bostoncitysingers.org) or Melissa J. Graham, Managing Director (617-265-6700 / melissagraham@bostoncitysingers.org).  >> Read More

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