arts

I-Opener Dance Autumn Festival

    The promised All Day I-Opener is here! We just want to play with you all day and we have so many treats to share with you: Grounding in Yoga warm up,  blissing out on Morning Ecstatic Dance, Workshops: Contact Improvisation or Thai Massage, diving into sublime melodies of John Hughes playing Kora, community dinner and […]


Meet Your Scout’s Honored Winners: Arts & Entertainment

COMMUNITY CLASSES: Artisan’s Asylum On any given day, Artisan’s Asylum courses include welding, tool training, computer making and bike building. There’s just no better place around to create something than this, where you’ll find the tools, the space (40,000 square feet of it!) and, most importantly, the incredible instructors who can make your vision come […]


Introduction to Digital Cameras Workshop

In this one-day class our aim is to introduce new photographers to their DSLR cameras, camera functions and basic photography concepts in order to obtain full use of the modern-day digital camera. The class will introduce students to photography fundamentals like aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Step by step students will learn how to navigate […]


The Post-Meridian Radio Players Present: Murders and Scandals!

Fan favorite Sherlock Holmes has returned alongside one Charlotte Dupin to puzzle through this year’s mysteries. The Murders in the Rue Morgue In this adaptation with a gender-swapped lead, Charlotte Dupin and her friend Edelle find themselves at the scene of a gruesome murder. Who could possibly have done this, and for what motive? A […]


E-Som Market: July

E-Som Market is back on Saturday, July 8 with a lineup of 17 local makers and small businesses, including local distiller Privateer Rum! They’re coming down from Ipswich to have some pancakes with us, Bob McCoy will be on the bar for your cocktail needs (and they’ll be bringing some samples with them, too!) Check […]


Dinosaurs and Armored Cats and Giant Robots—Oh My! | SCOUTV Episode #10

“People have pegged me as a whimsical sculptor,” says Somerville’s Hilary Scott. “I enjoy faces, I enjoy making large things. I think of myself as a problem solver.” At his home on Browning Road, you’ll find cats (and mice) gearing up for battle, along with rocket ships, sea creatures on the ceiling and dinosaurs in the yard. […]





Somerville Local Arts Mall Offers a Unique Holiday Shopping Experience

For more than a year, a former Cambridge Health Alliance walk-in clinic in Union Square has sat vacant. But that changed on November 20, when local artist Judith Klausner and a group of 33 area artisans opened to doors to the Somerville Local Arts Mall (SLAM), a pop-up store where shoppers will be able to purchase all […]


Just Plain Folk

For the month of October, Dan Blakeslee goes by Doctor Gasp. He spends 25 days on the road, playing gig after gig between New England and New York, dressed in a makeshift Halloween costume built from a shoestring budget at thrift stores, performing an original and beloved set of ghost and goblin tunes. Having been […]