Sights and Sounds, Nov. 6, 2015

The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Nov. 17 for the Nov. 20 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given.

Special events

Laughing Liberally Boston, monthly progressive comedy show, second Saturday of every month beginning Sat. Nov. 14th, 8pm, $8, Riot Theater, 146a South Street. Info: Matthew Filipowicz, 773-678-0478, [email protected]

Food and Holiday Bazaar, Sat. Nov. 14, 10am-3pm, Sun. Nov. 15, noon-2pm, St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 24 Orchardhill Rd. Info:

Urban Edge Board & Staff Welcomes Frank Shea, new CEO. Tues. Nov. 17, 4-6pm at Urban Edge. Please consider bringing non-perishable food items and canned goods to this event.

Politics Story Slam at Doyles Café, 3484 Washington St., Sat. Nov. 21, 7:30pm. $10. Info: [email protected]

Third Annual Turkey Trot, Thanksgiving Day, Thurs. Nov. 26, 9am, $25 in advance, $10 for 15 & under, Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse. Volunteers needed.

         Annual Making Change Happen Breakfast, hosted by the Hyde

Square Task Force, Tues. Dec. 1, 7:30am, WilmerHale, 60 State St., Boston. Contact Emma: 318-6636 or [email protected]


         Midway Café, all shows 21+, doors 8pm, 3496 Washington St, 524-9038. Wednesdays: Coffeehouse Wednesdays, acoustic acts, 6-8:15pm, free; Thursdays: Queeraoke lesbian night; Fridays, 6-8:30pm: Hippie Hour, free; Sundays starting Nov. 1: Open Mic.

Milky Way 22 Year Anniversary Party w/ the Void Union, Sat. Nov. 21, no cover, 21+. Milky Way Lounge.

Flute and piano recital by Alicia Mielke and Deborah DeWolf Emery, Fri. Nov. 20, 7:30pm, Taylor House Bed and Breakfast, 50 Burroughs St. Info: Alicia, 509-721-1885.

Applications available for Ladies Rock Camp, intensive 3-day weekend camp run by Girls Rock Boston, camp is to provide opportunity for women 21+ to form bands, applications can be found at

Old time music, Southern/roots music, 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 7.30pm, back room at Doyles Cafe, 3484 Washington St. Info: [email protected]

         First Fridays Youth Open Mic with renowned feature artists, first Friday of every month, 7pm at First Baptist Church, 633 Centre St. Free for performers and those under 25, $10 suggested donation for those 25 and over.


         West African dance classes, taught by Zucan, a principal dancer with the Drum and Spirit of African Society. Mondays, 7:30-9pm, English High School, 144 McBride St. Info: 359-1552.

         Gender-Free/English Country Dance, beginners welcome and encouraged. 2nd and 4th Tuesdays (5th Tuesdays: experienced) of the month, 7:30-11:30pm, First Church, 6 Eliot St. Info:


         Chapter and Verse Literary Reading Series, Readings by Marguerite Guzman Bouvard, Andrea Cohen, and Scott Withiam. $5 or whatever you can afford. Fri. Nov. 13, 7:30pm, Loring-Greenough House, 12 South St. Info:, [email protected], 325-8388.

         Tidal Life, works by JP resident Jenine Shereos, ongoing, The Haven, 2 Perkins St. Info: 524-2836/


         BNBL Pee-Wee Basketball, boys and girls ages 6-10, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Franklin Park. Info:

         Egleston Square Branch Library, 2044 Columbus Ave., 445-4340. Mon.-Thurs., 3:30pm-5:30pm: homework help. Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30am, preschool storytime. Fridays, 10:30am: baby/toddler music time.

         Tiny Tots World Music and Movement, music classes for kids age 2-5 by Helder Tsinine, Mondays 11-11:45am; Saturdays, 10-10:45am, $17 per class or $90 for 6 weeks, Egleston YMCA, 3134 Washington St. Info: [email protected]

         Family art class, wheelchair accessible, Tuesdays 10:30am-11:30am, ages 3-5. Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30pm, ages 5+. Family Resource Center, 1542 Columbus Ave. Info: 522-1018.

         Learn to stiltwalk with Spontaneous Celebrations, 45 Danforth St. Sundays, 11am-1pm, $5. Info: 857-498-2438.


         Stonybrook Fine Arts, adult classes in welding, foundry and mold-making ongoing, 24 Porter St. Info:

Community Arts Music Program for Seniors, Curtis Hall, 20 South St., Fridays 10:30-noon. Info: 983-3638.


Narratives Boston, queer activist-writers group open to LGBTQ-identified adults interested in creative expression and social justice, first and third Wednesday evenings of the month, 7-9pm, Haymarket People’s Fund, 42 Seaverns Ave. Info: [email protected]

         Connolly Branch Library, 433 Centre St., 522-1960. Spanish/English language exchange, Saturdays, noon-1:45pm. ESL conversation groups, Mondays 6:30pm, Thursdays, 2:30pm.

         Party for the Helping Hand Fund, hosted by Haymarket People’s Fund, every 3rd Friday of the month, 5:30-8pm, 42 Seaverns Ave. Info: 522-3349/[email protected]


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