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Somerville Media Center

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90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
(617) 628-8826 www.somervillemedia.org

May 2017

Cinema Somerville Film Fest

May 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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The Somerville Arts Council and Somerville Media Center present an ArtsUnion and Cinema Somerville Film Fest during the Somerville Open Studios weekend on Saturday, May 6th from 7:30-9:30pm held in Union Square plaza or indoors at SCATV (in case of inclement weather). To celebrate the City of Somerville’s 175th Birthday, this year’s theme is “Somerville old and new.” The short films will be about Somerville or shot in Somerville (showcasing some wonderful neighborhood scenery!). Films range from fiction, satirical news and…

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June 2018

First Annual Speak Up! Somerville Telethon

June 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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Somerville Media Center is excited to invite you to the First Annual Speak Up! Somerville Telethon on Sunday June 10th from 10am-10pm. SMC celebrates local talent, diversity and community as part of our Speak Up Somerville! Telethon to raise funds for preserving community media This one-day event will feature community performers and leaders, our dedicated producers and volunteers as well as SMC members, staff and other supporters who will be on the air asking for donations to support the station.…

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August 2018

Artist Meet & Greet and Reception

August 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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4-5 p.m.: Join us for an artist meet and greet and Q&A at the Somerville Media Center. 5-6 p.m.: Reception outside the Union Square mural (2 Union Square) with delicious Venezuelan Pabellón bowls from Las Carolinas and music from the Tarciso Alves Forró band! ----------------- The City of Somerville will be getting three new murals this month, thanks to a mini mural festival produced by the Somerville Arts Council. The project was the brain child of Mayor Joseph Curtatone who…

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September 2018

Your Terrible Ex! – FREE

September 6, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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We've all been there.... there clingers, the creepers, and the "oh helllll no's...!"  Come watch a fully improvised show inspired by YOUR true terrible ex stories! Featured and Recommended by: BU Today - "Top notch improv group" Boston Magazine - "It’s improv comedy with a heartbreak twist" Boston.com - "Do this instead of sending your ex an angry text message. " 5/5 Yelp Review, 9/16/16  - "They were just freaking hilarious." Boston Voyager Magazine Feature! www.naffyimprov.com

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October 2018

Art Gallery Reception: Photographs from “The Dear Little…” Project

October 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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Join us for a reception for the current art exhibition on display at Somerville Media Center through October 18: Photographs from "The Dear Little Project". This uplifting video and photo series that was conceived to empower black youth to feel confident and beautiful. Produced by SMC staff member Crystal Chandler. Exhibition dates: October 1 – October 18 Closing reception: Friday, October 12 – 7 PM to 9 PM Facebook event Photographs will be on display from this uplifting video and photo series…

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Community Media Day – Celebrate Free Speech with Free Activities!

October 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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Community media encourages local dialogue, increases discourse around policy issues, fosters an understanding of local cultures, and shares information to improve our lives. Somerville Media Center is happy to participate in this nationally celebrated holiday on October 20 with many others nationwide! We have a bunch of family friendly activities happening throughout the day, please keep reading to learn more! You can learn more about the national holiday online here #CommunityMediaDay. You are invited to join us for one or all of these activities:…

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Opening Artist Reception In My Mind: Works by Yildiz Grodowski 

October 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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Opening Reception In My Mind: Works by Yildiz Grodowski ... ... ... Exhibition Dates: October 22 – November 30 Public Reception: Saturday, October 27: 11am – 1pm @ Somerville Media Center Art Gallery (90 Union Square) Join us for an opening reception of painted works by Yildiz Grodowski. Artist Yildiz Grodowski finds connections between abstract painting and improvisational dance. Just as she lets the music move her from within, she allows artistic intuition to bring life to her brush. Grodowski's…

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November 2018

Media Mixer & Networking Event (11/6): Open to the Public!

November 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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Let’s celebrate creativity by throwing another Media Mixer event! Come to our next Media Mixer hosted by Somerville Media Center & Artisan’s Asylum on Tuesday, November 6 from from 6:30pm – 8:00pm held at Artisan’s Asylum. Get to meet other media makers and aspiring creatives and more at this event!  You will also get to learn more about two great Somerville resources– the Somerville Media Center and Artisan’s Asylum! You will get information on SMC’s upcoming classes, film screenings, special workshops,…

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November 2019

Your Terrible Ex! – FREE

November 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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Free

We've all been there.... there clingers, the creepers, and the "oh helllll no's...!"  Come watch a fully improvised show inspired by YOUR true terrible ex stories! Featured and Recommended by: BU Today - "Top notch improv group" Boston Magazine - "It’s improv comedy with a heartbreak twist" Boston.com - "Do this instead of sending your ex an angry text message. " 5/5 Yelp Review, 9/16/16  - "They were just freaking hilarious." Boston Voyager Magazine Feature! www.naffyimprov.com

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Digital Literacy 101: Digital Marketing Graphics with Canva

November 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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During this two hour workshop you will learn how to use Canva – a free, graphic-design tool website with access to millions of graphics, photographs and fonts. This is a great class geared towards artists, activists, creatives, business owners and alike who want to spend little time on creating high quality graphics without necessarily knowing the ins and outs of graphic design. You can create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and more!…

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December 2019

Your Terrible Ex! – FREE

December 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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Free

We've all been there.... there clingers, the creepers, and the "oh helllll no's...!"  Come watch a fully improvised show inspired by YOUR true terrible ex stories! Featured and Recommended by: BU Today - "Top notch improv group" Boston Magazine - "It’s improv comedy with a heartbreak twist" Boston.com - "Do this instead of sending your ex an angry text message. " 5/5 Yelp Review, 9/16/16  - "They were just freaking hilarious." Boston Voyager Magazine Feature! www.naffyimprov.com

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Digital Literacy 101: Navigating Your Smartphone

December 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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In this two hour workshop students will learn how to navigate their smartphones. Instructors will teach you simple applications that will make your life easier, introduce just a handful of the thousands of useful apps out there for you and will build your confidence with the basics of using a smartphone so you can continue to get more and more from your technology. Please bring your own device. To register, call the Somerville Media Center at 617-628-8826 or send Erica…

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January 2020

Your Terrible Ex! – FREE

January 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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Free

We've all been there.... there clingers, the creepers, and the "oh helllll no's...!"  Come watch a fully improvised show inspired by YOUR true terrible ex stories! Featured and Recommended by: BU Today - "Top notch improv group" Boston Magazine - "It’s improv comedy with a heartbreak twist" Boston.com - "Do this instead of sending your ex an angry text message. " 5/5 Yelp Review, 9/16/16  - "They were just freaking hilarious." Boston Voyager Magazine Feature! www.naffyimprov.com

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February 2020

Your Terrible Ex! – FREE

February 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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Free

We've all been there.... there clingers, the creepers, and the "oh helllll no's...!"  Come watch a fully improvised show inspired by YOUR true terrible ex stories! Featured and Recommended by: BU Today - "Top notch improv group" Boston Magazine - "It’s improv comedy with a heartbreak twist" Boston.com - "Do this instead of sending your ex an angry text message. " 5/5 Yelp Review, 9/16/16  - "They were just freaking hilarious." Boston Voyager Magazine Feature! www.naffyimprov.com

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How to Create Sleek Graphics Using Canva

February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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Free

Learn how to use Canva - a free, graphic-design tool website with access to millions of graphics, photographs and fonts. This class is geared towards artists, activists, creatives, business owners and others who want to create high quality graphics quickly without necessarily knowing the ins and outs of graphic design. You can create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and more! Pro Tip: Bring a tangible idea to use during class to maximize your…

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March 2020

Your Terrible Ex! – FREE

March 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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Free

We've all been there.... there clingers, the creepers, and the "oh helllll no's...!"  Come watch a fully improvised show inspired by YOUR true terrible ex stories! Featured and Recommended by: BU Today - "Top notch improv group" Boston Magazine - "It’s improv comedy with a heartbreak twist" Boston.com - "Do this instead of sending your ex an angry text message. " 5/5 Yelp Review, 9/16/16  - "They were just freaking hilarious." Boston Voyager Magazine Feature! www.naffyimprov.com

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How to Navigate Your Smartphone

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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Free

This workshop is designed help users build confidence with the basics of smartphone technology and will offer instruction in using a few simple, useful smartphone applications. Please bring your own device. This workshop is free and open to the public, and is produced in collaboration with the Somerville Media Center's Lunch and Learn Digital Literacy series, which meets from noon-2pm on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. For more information, contact Tim at tdevin@minlib.net.

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April 2020

Your Terrible Ex! – FREE

April 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square
Somerville , MA 02143 United States
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Free

We've all been there.... there clingers, the creepers, and the "oh helllll no's...!"  Come watch a fully improvised show inspired by YOUR true terrible ex stories! Featured and Recommended by: BU Today - "Top notch improv group" Boston Magazine - "It’s improv comedy with a heartbreak twist" Boston.com - "Do this instead of sending your ex an angry text message. " 5/5 Yelp Review, 9/16/16  - "They were just freaking hilarious." Boston Voyager Magazine Feature! www.naffyimprov.com

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