Arts at the Armory

Alien Adornment: 50 Years of Star Trek Jewelry

Two-part event!: In a first-time public engagement, iconic Star Trek jewelry prop maker Maggie Schpak will transport to the Somerville Armory to present her insights and artistry derived from a life of creating adornment for humans and other species. After fifty years of creating prop jewelry magic, the Queen of Makers will debut stories, never-seen […]


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 […]


Sam Bayer, Gary Goldsmith, Ro Colegrove at Somerville Armory Cafe Saturday, September 7

Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe presents a concert on Saturday September 7 with singer/songwriters Ro Colegrove, Gary Goldsmith, and Sam Bayer. The concert will feature a solo set by each artist, followed by a round robin song swap. The show begins at 7:30 pm with an open mic, and admission is $10. The Armory Cafe is at 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville. For […]


Alone Together: an original story + mental health forum

ALONE TOGETHER is an original story from the mind of poet / screenwriter / playwright Marshall “Gripp” Gillson. Trapped inside during a blizzard, a black couple has no choice but to confront the perilous implications of their mental health struggles. Join us July 7, 2019 for a table read presentation of the story, as well […]


Reagan Esther Myer

Reagan Esther Myer is a multimedia one-woman show that uses live music, video, and dialogue to tell the story of life in a patriarchal speculative future where ThotBot brain implants use algorithms to turn your thoughts in Value. Not your typical glitched-out one-woman dystopian extravaganza full of beautiful electro-pop music, VHS-fueled video spectacle, and terrors […]


Terry Kitchen, Amy Kucharik, Kirsten Manville at Somerville Armory Cafe Saturday June 1

Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe presents a concert on Saturday June 1 with Boston singer/songwriter Terry Kitchen, Somerville singer/songwriter Amy Kucharik, and Wakefield singer/songwriter Kirsten Manville. The concert will feature a solo set by each artist, followed by a round robin song swap. The show begins at 7:30 pm with an open mic, and admission is $10. The Armory Cafe is at 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville. For more information call 617-718-2191 or visit artsatthearmory.org/cafe or www.facebook.com/SomervilleSongwriterSessions. Email SomervilleSongwriter@gmail.com to reserve an […]


Terry Kitchen, Dean Stevens, David Dodson at Somerville Armory Cafe Saturday April 6

Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe presents a concert on Saturday April 6 with Boston singer/songwriter Terry Kitchen, Brookline folksinger Dean Stevens, and Maine singer/songwriter David Dodson. The concert will feature a solo set by each artist, followed by a round robin song swap. The show begins at 7:30 pm with an open mic, and admission is $10. The Armory Cafe is at 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville. For more information call 617-718-2191 or visit artsatthearmory.org/cafe or www.facebook.com/SomervilleSongwriterSessions. Email SomervilleSongwriter@gmail.com to reserve an open mic […]


Jess Baggia, Erinn Brown, Kirsten Manville at Somerville Armory Cafe Saturday March 2

Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe presents a concert on Saturday March 2 with singer/songwriters Jess Baggia, Erinn Brown and Kirsten Manville. The concert will feature a solo set by each artist, followed by a round robin song swap. The show begins at 7:30 pm with an open mic, and admission is $10. The Armory Cafe is at 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville. For more information call 617-718-2191 or visit artsatthearmory.org/cafe or www.facebook.com/SomervilleSongwriterSessions. Email SomervilleSongwriter@gmail.com to reserve an open mic slot. Performer […]


Lindsay Dodd, Raymond Gonzalez, Sam Bayer at Somerville Armory Cafe Saturday Feb 2

Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe presents a concert on Saturday February 2 with singer/songwriters Lindsay Dodd, Raymond Gonzalez, and Sam Bayer. The concert will feature a solo set by each artist, followed by a round robin song swap. The show begins at 7:30 pm with an open mic, and admission is $10. The Armory Cafe is at 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville. For more information call 617-718-2191 or visit artsatthearmory.org/cafe or www.facebook.com/SomervilleSongwriterSessions. Email SomervilleSongwriter@gmail.com to reserve an open mic slot. Performer details […]


Stephanie Corby, Ruth Hill, Beth DeSombre at Somerville Armory Cafe Saturday Jan 5

Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe presents a concert on Saturday January 5 with Boston singer/songwriter Stephanie Corby, Somerville singer/songwriter Ruth Hill, and Wellesley singer/songwriter Beth DeSombre. The concert will feature a solo set by each artist, followed by a round robin song swap. The show begins at 7:30 pm with an open mic, and admission is $10. The Armory Cafe is at 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville. For more information call 617-718-2191 or visit artsatthearmory.org/cafe or www.facebook.com/SomervilleSongwriterSessions. Email SomervilleSongwriter@gmail.com to reserve an […]


all by myself: Ruckus Dance presents an evening of quiet dances

Cambridge-based company Ruckus Dance will present all by myself, an evening of dances performed in silence that aims to shift how we consume dance. Directed by dance-maker and “anti-choreographer” Michael Figueroa, the evening will consist of an eight-person reconstruction of a 2016 work called “choreography makes me mental: anybody”, a meditation on space, familiarity, and […]


Terry Kitchen, Jan Luby, Deborah Silverstein at Somerville Armory Cafe Saturday Nov 3

Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe presents a concert on Saturday November 3 with Boston singer/songwriter Terry Kitchen, Rhode Island singer/songwriter Jan Luby, and Cambridge singer/songwriter Deborah Silverstein. The concert will feature a solo set by each artist, followed by a round robin song swap. The show begins at 7:30 pm with an open mic, and admission is $10. The Armory Cafe is at 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville. For more information call 617-718-2191 or visit artsatthearmory.org/cafe or www.facebook.com/SomervilleSongwriterSessions. Email SomervilleSongwriter@gmail.com to reserve an […]