Arts at the Armory

Scary Adult Folktale Telling

We’re bringing scary back! Come join us for terrifying traditional tales from around the world, and be warned, these are not the adorable stories your Gramma told at bedtime. We’ve got folktales, legends, myths, each one creepier than the last. So leave the kids at home, ’cause this event is strictly Adults Only. And we’re […]


New Moon Gong Meditation with Mantra

Throughout India, it is thought that the new moon and full moon are especially auspicious times for reflection—a time of contemplation on both our inner nature, as well as our interaction with the natural world. To honor this tradition, on the Sunday closest to each new moon this fall, the Arts at the Armory in […]


High-Flying Photos from the Esh Circus Arts Advanced Show

Last month, Esh Circus Arts brought gravity-defying aerial acrobatics to the Center for Arts at the Armory with its advanced studies show: 17 Words. The sold-out production saw students of Esh’s Professional Preparatory Program and Adult Summer Intensive (along with some special guests) soaring through the air on trapezes and silks or tumbling and contorting […]


Mind Over Mat: At More to Love Yoga, Positivity Comes First

It’s a sleepy Sunday morning in Somerville, but while much of the city is just crawling out of bed, the Center for Arts at the Armory is bustling with activity. Dancers run through their steps in the main performance hall, young families order breakfast at the cafe counter and musicians in the building’s practice spaces […]


SCOUT PICK: Somerville Local First’s Harvest Fest

It’s finally feeling a little autumnal outside—what better way to celebrate than with Harvest Fest? This Saturday, October 17, Somerville Local First is bringing fall fun to the Armory with their annual celebration of the area’s independently owned businesses. Somerville Local First is a nonprofit that works to support an economy that’s “local, sustainable and fair,” says board […]


SCOUT PICK: Boston Cyclists Union’s Biketoberfest

How could Oktoberfest get any better? By adding bikes into the mix! At least, that’s the idea behind the Boston Cyclists Union’s Biketoberfest, which will welcome more than 300 area pedal pushers to the Armory on October 15 to eat, drink, socialize and celebrate the work the union has been doing. Any time an area street is […]





SCOUT PICKS: 1/16/15-1/18/15

Friday, 1/16 Somerville Idol 9:30 p.m., Free East End Grille 118 Broadway We mentioned it last week and we’re going to mention it again–it’s not every day that you get to find a Somerville Idol. The next installment of this talent-seeking competition is here! Grab a bite and a drink and settle in to judge others […]


Scout Picks: 11/14/14 – 11/16/14

Friday, 11/14 7:30 – 11:30 p.m., Free Boston Bike Party Presents: A Space Odyssey Copley Square Put on your finest intergalactic duds, hop on your ride and get ready to roll through the streets blasting the sweet sounds of Bowie and the Beastie Boys. Ride begins in Copley Square and ends with an afterparty at Aeronaut […]


Scout Weekend: British Edition June 28-30

With June coming to end, summer has officially kicked into high gear. While the weather might not be the most promising, there are enough indoor events to keep you dry all weekend. Of course, if you’re ready to brave the storm with umbrella in hand, the Union Square Farmers Market and Davis Flea will take […]