center for arts at the armory

Pulp Diction: Haunted Halloween

Join us as we perform four frightening live radio plays to celebrate Halloween! An experiment gone wrong ends in terror when Slurp Goes the Amoeba! From the bowels of the earth creeps The Thing on the Fourble Board!, the scariest radio play ever broadcast! Madness waits within The Yellow Wallpaper – a world premiere adaptation […]


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 […]


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 […]


Rob Laurens, Esther Friedman, Sam Bayer at Somerville Armory Cafe Saturday May 4

Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe presents a concert on Saturday May 4 with singer/songwriters Rob Laurens, Esther Friedman, 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 […]


B, Jude Roberts, Beth DeSombre at Somerville Armory Cafe Saturday Dec 1

Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe presents a concert on Saturday December 1 with Colorado singer/songwriter B, Woodstock, NY singer/songwriter Jude Roberts, 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, […]


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 […]


“Her Story Is: performances and presentations” : U.S. & Iraqi women artist collaboration

Her Story Is : performances and presentations. An evening of theater, poetry, visual art, and music; artistic results from a yearlong collaboration involving U.S. and Iraqi women artists. Presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel, the Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences, the Odysseus Project, the Center for Arabic Culture, and partners […]


Party Cruise Comedy Presents Finger-Lickin’ Goofs

Food is necessary for survival! This month, please help us celebrate and thank food for everything it has done via goofs, games, and trivia. Plus, enjoy a ~delicious~ lineup of guest comedians: * Liam McGurk (8 O’Clock at 730) * Killian McAssey (Is Funnier Than You) * Sean Rosa (Pick a Side Stupid Podcast) * […]


Scout’s Honored 2016: Arts & Entertainment, Wild Cards

Somerville is one of the most creative communities around, so you know the A&E Scout’s Honored winners each year are among the most talented people anywhere. Read on to learn about our readers’ 2016 choices for best venue, visual artist and more.




Armory Kicks off Benefit Concert Series

On Friday, the Center for Arts at the Armory (191 Highland Ave.) will kick off a new concert series to raise money to re-soundproof the center’s performance hall. “We know that with the local community—the ultra local community—the sound has been an issue,” says Lea Ruscio, Executive Director of the Center for Arts at the Armory. “This is something we take […]