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Decked Out Decals: Intro to Vinyl Cutting at Fabville

Master the vinyl cutter at Fabville to design, cut, prepare, and apply your own custom vinyl stickers. Learn how to make your own custom vector graphics using gravit.io and Roland CutStudio, and explore how to prepare graphics from other design programs (like Inkscape or Adobe Illustrator) to use with the vinyl cutter. We have computers […]



ThotBot Implantation Center [interactive installation]

Is your ThotBot glitched? Do you need an operating system reboot? Protect your Value. Maximize your Redemption. Does your Tranquility™ setting need adjusting? Don’t you want to feel great again? Are you ready to be Implanted for the first time? Visit us for all your brain implant needs. The ULTRA is accepting reservations for January appointments at your local ThotBot Implantation Center (TBIC). As procedures […]


Brickbottom Open Studios

Brickbottom and Joy Street Open Studios November 23 & 24, 2019 | 12-6 pm 1 Fitchburg Street, Somerville MA 02143 | 617-776-3410 Open Studios Directory Show on view November 7 – 24, 2019 https://brickbottom.org facebook.com/brickbottom bbos@brickbottom.org It’s Brickbottom’s 31st – and 32nd – Anniversary! In the mid-80s, 100+ artists pooled their money to buy and […]


Mold and Cast A Ring from Star Trek

Course Dates Saturday and Sunday; 11/16/19 – 11/17/19 from 1 – 4PM As a continuation of our event, Alien Adornment: 50 Years of Star Trek Jewelry, this two-day class demonstrates how to reproduce an original Star Trek Klingon ring worn during the show! Perfect for fans of Hollywood or novice jewelers, this course will guide […]


Gallery @ SPL Opening Reception: Lilliputian Ocean by Lily Keyes

Opening reception for the November show featuring underwater photography from Mozambique taken by Lily Keyes. This exhibit is titled Lilliputian Ocean in reference to the mythical island of Lilliput and its 6-inch-tall inhabitants in Gulliver’s Travels. Just like the storied Lilliputians, all of the miniature creatures in this exhibit live in the vast Indian Ocean.


September SomerStreets: Strike Up the Bands!

Join us on Sunday, September 15th from 2:00-6:00pm on Highland St. between Central St to Lowell St. for two stages of music, a beer garden, interactive activities, a vintage and artisan market, a bouncy house, and much more! Free and open to all! Music Lineup: ONCE Somerville stage: 2:30 pm – Charmed & Strange 3:45 pm – The American […]


Joy Street September Fest

Aeronaut Down and Rengo Studios present – Joy Street September Fest – Help us send off the summer with a celebration of local music, art, food, drink, and community! Featuring: Aeronaut Down’s official album release show Music from Slam Kitchen Yoga with Raquel ConstellationCalligraphy N. Keller Photography Sugalski Ceramics Pour painting from Stefiyah Lara Leblanc […]


Something Ventured: Union Press

In an otherwise ordinary building on Somerville Avenue, a spiral staircase brings you to a small room filled with letters. There are cases of them—wide, flat drawers of them stacked in what could almost be dressers. Others are assembled and at the ready, negative spaces carefully tucked around them. Eli Epstein was told it was […]


ArtBeat Festival!

The city’s largest cultural festival with over 15 bands, including Cliff Notez, Barrence Whitfield, El Huateque, Ruta Beggars, and Mike Gent. Plus a dance showcase, a parade, 80 craft vendors, kids activities, food , a poetry banquet—and considerably more culture and revelry! This year at the festival, we’re exploring how we all consume—especially how this […]


Empty Bowls: Benefit Dinner for Food For Free

Help Food For Free fill empty bowls all year round by joining us for our annual Empty Bowls benefit dinner. Food For Free is a Cambridge-based nonprofit organization that improves access to healthy food within the greater Boston community. Our Empty Bowls benefit dinner will feature delicious soups from local restaurants as well as beautiful […]


AVATARS // futures: art exhibition opening reception

Nave Gallery presents AVATARS // futures curated by Christina Balch A two-part exploration, AVATARS // futures is the second of two exhibitions to document the ways that artists represent their bodies, their ideas, their nations, and their dead in today’s digital world where the physical and virtual, human and non-human, self and other, are increasingly […]