One man’s trash is your weekend, after the jump.
Assembly Row Rock and Run
10 am – 3 pm, Free
Assembly Row, Somerville
In conjunction with Radio 92.9, Assembly Row will host the inaugural Rock and Run 5K obstacle race that will feature a mix of obstacles with live musical acts at every mile marker along the course. After crossing the finish line, runners will be invited to relax at a post race party featuring a beer garden (21+only) and will be capped off by an exclusive performance by a national recording artist.
The Somerville Arts Council and Mayor Joseph Curtatone present Joe’s Jazz and Blues Fest. The brain child of Mayor Joe Curtatone, who played trumpet in the Somerville High School Jazz Band, Joe’s Jazz and Blues Festival returns, located at beautiful Nathan Tufts/Powderhouse Park.
Showcasing multiple artists from the greater Somerville area, Trash Bash 2014! features art made from recyclable materials such as candy wrappers, found machinery and other objects, t-shirts, various electrical parts, and much more. Winners will be determined by audience members and a panel of local celebrity judges.
We’re excited to present this intimate, drummerless version of the Olson Pingrey Quartet. The OPQ say this about their music: ”[We] started as a tribute to the subtle and strangely subversive modernism of the Gerry Mulligan/Bob Brookmeyer quartet. We’ve since found something interesting by continuing that tradition. You’ll find our music to be lighthearted, but never frivolous, as well as rigorous but never academic. We combine the harmonic freedom of free jazz with the melodic vocabulary of hard bop and the quirky individualism of early swing.”