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6.10.16

Creative City June 2016 Public Events

Kim Szeto
Program Manager, Creative City
NEFA

Two cohorts of Creative City grantees are starting to hit the streets of Boston with their projects this month!  Last Saturday Denise Delgado hosted a Poetry Block Party with a performance by El Hombrecito at the Egleston Square Peace Garden as a part of her Creative City project, Bodega Signs + Wonders.

Check out the listing below with details about upcoming Creative City projects this month!

Saturday, June 11, 2016
12:00 - 6:00 PM
Makanda Project | Makanda Project

Bromley Heath Jazz and Art Day
WHERE: Bromley Heath Amphitheater, 10 Lamartine Street Ext., in Jackson Square (02130)
Rain Site: Anna M. Cole Community Center, 10 Lamartine Street, Ext., in Jackson Square (02130)
Free jazz concert, live painting, youth music and dance and refreshments. In partnership with sparc! Art Mobile, and the Boston Housing Authority.
For more informatin: makandaproject.com

June 16 - 19, 2016
See times below
OperaHub | El Gato Con Botas

WHERE: Hibernian Hall, 184 Dudley Street, Roxbury (02119)
A modern fairy tale opera for audiences of all ages.  Sung in Spanish with English Translation
Thursday, 6/16 – 7:00PM*
Friday, 6/17 - 7:00PM*
Saturday, 6/18 - 10:00AM, 3:00PM, 7:00PM*
Sunday, 6/19 - 10:00AM, 3:00PM*
*Performance with instrumental ensemble.  Those not marked are with piano only.
​For more information: www.operahub.org

June 22, 2016, 7:30PM
Rosalind Thomas-Clark and TC Squared | Everyman Revisited - Social Issues in Today's World
WHERE:
Lena Park Community Development Corporation in Dorchester (02124)
For more information, contact rostc@comcast.net or visit tcsquaredtheatrecompany.org

June 24-25, 2016
See times below
OperaHub | El Gato Con Botas

WHERE: Villa Victoria, 85 West Newton Street, South End (02118)
A modern fairy tale opera for audiences of all ages.  Sung in Spanish with English Translation
Friday, 6/24 - 7:00PM*
Saturday, 6/25 - 10:00AM, 3:00PM*
*Performance with instrumental ensemble.  Those not marked are with piano only.
For more information: www.operahub.org

June 11-27, 2016
Saturdays 6/11, 6/18, 6/25 from 2:00 - 5:00PM
Jorge Arce | Cultural Plenazo Bombazo Project - Humano

Pre-Festival Plena Music and Bomba Dance Lessons
WHERE: Hyde Square Task Force, 209 Green St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Traditional Puerto Rican Music and Dance
For more information: www.jorgearce.org

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:00 - 8:00PM
Jorge Arce | Cultural Plenazo Bombazo Project - Humano

¡Plenazo Bombazo! with Jorge Arce and Raiz de Plena
WHERE: Mozart Park, Mozart and Centre Streets in Jamaica Plain (02130)
Rain Site: Spontaneous Celebrations, 45 Danforth Street, Jamaica Plain (02130)
Traditional Puerto Rican Music and Dance with special guests: Bombazo Boricua with Roberto Cepeda
For more information: www.jorgearce.org

Thursday June 30, 2016, 6:00 - 8:00PM
Cedric Douglas | UpWalls

Pop Up Art Walls
WHERE: Mozart Park, Mozart and Centre Streets in Jamaica Plain (02130)
Cedric will have a pop up art wall in collaboration with Jorge Arce’s ¡Plenazo Bombazo! event
For more information: facebook.com/upwalls