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Friday, July 21st, 2017

  • | 7:30pm - | Arts and Entertainment
    - TCAN's successful Rock Off Main rock music program is an all-ages show that provides a venue for local teen and young adult bands in this region to take their eclectic mix of music out of their basements and put it on stage where it belongs, performing for their peers. Shaking the old firehouse for the past twenty years, Rock Off Main features the best pop, emo, punk, ska, hardcore, and indie bands in the Boston area.

    Tickets are sold at the door for all performances.

    Featured Local Bands:

    Moment of Clarity
    Thrust Club
    Four Shadow
    Lost Cosmonauts
    The Center for Arts in Natick
    14 Summer Street Natick MA 01760
    Kerry 860.647.0097 kfraser@natickarts.org

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

  • | 8:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment
    - Saturday July 22, 2017
    8:00pm
    $25 public | $22 members

    Anaïs Mitchell is a Vermont and Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter who comes from the world of narrative folksong, poetry and balladry. She recorded for Ani Difranco's Righteous Babe Records for several years before starting her own Wilderland label in 2012. Among her recorded works are six full-length albums, including 2010's sensationally-reviewed Hadestown, a folk opera based on the Orpheus myth; 2012's Young Man in America, which was described by the UK's Independent as 'an epic tale of American becoming’; and 2013’s Child Ballads, a collaboration with Jefferson Hamer, which won a BBC Radio Two Folk Award for Best Traditional Track.

    Mitchell has headlined shows worldwide as well as supporting tours for Bon Iver, Ani Difranco, The Low Anthem (all of whom appear as guest singers on Hadestown) Josh Ritter and Punch Brothers. Her stage production of Hadestown, which was ten years in the making, opened Off-Broadway in May 2016 to rave reviews. The New York Times called it “inventive, beguiling and spellbinding” while Vogue announced that “Hadestown will be your new theater obsession”. The show was extended twice as a result of critical success and sell-out performances.
    The Center for Arts in Natick
    14 Summer Street Natick MA 01760
    Kerry 860.647.0097 kfraser@natickarts.org

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 5:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, Antiques, Vintage, Collectibles, Artisan Goods, Civil War, Calvery, Encampment
    - Join us on the beautiful & historic grounds of Eastleigh Farm in Framingham, MA for an Antique Flea Market and Civil War Encampment. Sunday, July 23rd, 10am-5pm. Activities will be held rain or shine.

    ***ANTIQUE FLEA MARKET***
    We are currently seeking vendors with Antiques, Collectibles, Artisan Goods & Used Items for sale.

    $25 (cash only), includes a 10' x 20' space, room for your table & vehicle. We'll collect the entry fee in the morning. Keeping it simple! Bring your own table & canopy. Set up begins at 8am.

    Email us to reserve your spot..... or it's first come, first serve.

    ***CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT***
    Blue and grey. Drill, manual of arms, firing of muskets. Mountain howitzer firing demonstrations throughout the day. Mounted cavalry. Camps open to the public. Period music by Shades of Gray - click for details

    Free Admission, Free Parking. We'll have Uhlman's Ice Cream and a food available for purchase.

    Come explore Eastleigh Farm & Shops!
    Eastleigh Farm
    1062 Edmands Road Framingham MA 01701
  • - Showtimes: Sunday, July 23
    4:00pm
    $20 all tickets | includes complimentary popcorn

    Join us following the screening for a special post-film discussion moderated by Joyce Kulhawik, Emmy Award-winning Arts & Enterntainment Critic and President of the Boston Theater Critics Association.

    FILM SYNOPSIS
    Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey) is a Staff Sergeant in the Korean war serving alongside Major Ben Marco (Frank Sinatra) when their patrol is ambushed by Communist soldiers. Having escaped, the squad returns to the US where Raymond is to receive the Medal of Honor for single-handedly saving the lives of his squad. Marco, however, becomes suspicious of Shaw after his recurring nightmares lead him to believe there is more to the rescue than meets the eye and launches himself into a world of corruption, politics, intrigue, and of course, brainwashing.

    "The true mark of an essential film is how well it stands the test of time. When it was re-released in 1988, The Manchurian Candidate caused as much, or more, of a sensation than on its initial theatrical run, finding an entirely new generation of admirers. Since that time, it has taken on an almost mythic importance due to the events that transpired in its wake. NOT to be missed" - Variety Magazine

    Released: 1962
    Director: John Frankenheimer
    Writers: Richard Condon, George Axelrod
    Stars: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury
    Rated: PG-13
    Running Time: 126 minutes
    The Center for Arts in Natick
    14 Summer Street Natick MA 01760
    Kerry Fraser 508.647.0097 kfraser@natickarts.org
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon Phase at 5:46 AM, EDT
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to thank, honor, and celebrate the aunt in a child's life. Whether an Auntie by relation, choice or godmother for everything she does for a child not-her-own. For more information please visit click for details
     
           

Monday, July 24th, 2017

  • | 7:30pm - | Arts and Entertainment
    - Showtimes: Monday, July 24
    7:30pm
    $12 public | $10 members

    Regina Lambert returns to Paris from a ski holiday in Switzerland to find that her husband has been murdered. She is later told by CIA agent Hamilton Bartholemew that Charles Lambert was one of five men who stole $250,000 in gold from the U.S. government during World War II, and the government wants it back. The money was not found among his possessions, and Regina can shed no light on its whereabouts. Later that day she is visited by Peter Joshua, whom she had met briefly while on holiday. When her husband's former partners in crime, who were double-crossed by Charles, start calling her looking for the money, Peter offers to help find it. Thus begins an elaborate charade in which nothing is what it seems to be.

    Director: Stanley Donen

    Writers: Peter Stone (screenplay), Peter Stone (story)

    Stars: Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau

    Release Date: 5 December 1963

    Runtime: 113 min
    The Center for Arts in Natick
    14 Summer Street Natick MA 01760
    Kerry Fraser 508.647.0097 kfraser@natickarts.org
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate, honor and appreciate our cousins.
     
           

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

  • | 8:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment
    - Tickets sold at the door for all performances. Performer sign-up begins at 7:30pm.

    The Folk/Acoustic Open Mic night at TCAN has been a tradition since its inception in 1997. Come early to sign-in as a performer, or to get a great seat for one of the most successful and entertaining open mic nights on the East coast. Each Folk/Acoustic Open Mic night features a variety of new and experienced performers, followed by concert presentations by the featured artist of the evening. Come and see why TCAN has become the gathering spot to see and meet local artists and nationally recognized touring performers.




    Featuring Steve Rapson
    The Center for Arts in Natick
    14 Summer Street Natick MA 01760
    Kerry Fraser 508.647.0097 kfraser@natickarts.org

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

  • | 7:30pm - 10:00pm | Arts and Entertainment
    - Showtimes: Wednesday, July 26 at 7:30pm
    Thursday, July 27
    7:30pm

    $12 public | $10 members

    Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother (Kirin Kiki) and beautiful ex-wife (Yoko Make) seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son (Taiyo Yoshizawa) - until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to truly bond again.

    Director: Hirokazu Koreeda

    Writers: Hirokazu Koreeda

    Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Yôko Maki, Satomi Kobayashi

    Released Date: USA March 17, 2017

    Language: Japanese (English Subtitles)

    Runtime: 117 minutes
    The Center for Arts in Natick
    14 Summer Street Natick MA 01760
    Kerry Fraser 508.647.0097 kfraser@natickarts.org
  • | NATL - Government
    - On this date in 1947, President Truman signed legislation unifying the two branches of the armed forces into the Department of Defense. The branches merged were the Army and the Navy. The Air Force was separated from the Army at the same time and made an independent force.
     
           

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

  • | 7:30pm - 10:00pm | Arts and Entertainment
    - Showtimes: Wednesday, July 26 at 7:30pm
    Thursday, July 27
    7:30pm

    $12 public | $10 members

    Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother (Kirin Kiki) and beautiful ex-wife (Yoko Make) seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son (Taiyo Yoshizawa) - until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to truly bond again.

    Director: Hirokazu Koreeda

    Writers: Hirokazu Koreeda

    Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Yôko Maki, Satomi Kobayashi

    Released Date: USA March 17, 2017

    Language: Japanese (English Subtitles)

    Runtime: 117 minutes
    The Center for Arts in Natick
    14 Summer Street Natick MA 01760
    Kerry Fraser 508.647.0097 kfraser@natickarts.org
  • - A special remembrance of the veterans of the Korean War, and especially those of the US and allied combatants who made the ultimate sacrifice in Korea. The display of the US flag is encouraged on this day.
     
           

Friday, July 28th, 2017

  • | 8:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment, blues, live music
    - Friday July 28, 2017
    8:30pm
    $28 publc | $25 members
    Members Only Pre-sale ends June 1, 2017 - 12:00pm

    "The one thing you can count on from Ruthie Foster anytime she steps onto a stage is being blown away by both her powerhouse voice and her familial warmth. ...the Texas singer-songwriter brought the standing room only crowd into her embrace, holding them gently in her grip like a long-lost cousin for almost two hours of song and story." – Atlanta Journal

    In the tight-knit musical community of Austin, Texas, it’s tough to get away with posturing. You either bring it, or you don’t. If you do, word gets around. And one day, you find yourself duetting with Bonnie Raitt, or standing onstage with the Allman Brothers at New York’s Beacon Theater and trading verses with Susan Tedeschi. You might even wind up getting nominated for a Best Blues Album Grammy — three times in a row. And those nominations would be in addition to your seven Blues Music Awards, three Austin Music Awards, the Grand Prix du Disque award from the Académie Charles-Cros in France, and a Living Blues Critics’ Award for Female Blues Artist of the Year. She also won the Koko Taylor Award, honoring notable female blues artists, in the Blues Music Awards in 2013 and 2015.

    On March 24, 2017, Ruthie released her new album Joy Comes Back with special guests Derek Trucks, bassist Willie Weeks (Bowie, Clapton, George Harrison) and drumming legend Joe Vitale (Crosby, Stills & Nash; the Eagles). In it are ten incredible tracks, which are by a diverse array of writers ranging from Mississippi John Hurt, Sean Staples and Grace Pettis (daughter of renowned folk singer Pierce Pettis), to Chris Stapleton and Black Sabbath. Yes, Black Sabbath: Foster reimagines “War Pigs” as a jam session with Son House. She also covers the Four Tops’ “Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever,” written by Ivy Jo Hunter and Stevie Wonder.

    Her last three releases each received GRAMMY nominations and are critically acclaimed. Ruthie Foster also won the Koko Taylor Award, honoring notable female blues artists, in the Blues Music Awards in 2013 and 2015.
     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - This war is also known as the First World War or the Great War. It was a global war originating in Europe that began on July 28th,1914 and lasted until November 11th,1918. The assignation of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife by a Serbian nationalist is what provoked this war. Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, which was the formal beginning of the war.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - July 28-30 (tentative). Grant Park, Chicago, IL. Music festival started in 1991 by Perry Farrell. Today's Lollapalooza spans more than 115 acres, a diverse array of more than 130 artists, multiple stages and lots more! Annually, the last weekend in July or first weekend in August.
     
           

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

  • | 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, art, paint, byob, fun, girls night, night out, sip, wine event, paint party
    - Join us for our first event at Camp Marshall in Spencer!
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    date: Saturday, July 29th
    time: 4:00pm-6:00pm
    address: 92 McCormik Rd, Spencer MA 01562
    special details: This event is BYOB!! Bring your own snacks, drinks, and friends for a fun night out!! Our event located in the bulding to the left of Andrews Hall -- look for our yard sign out front to point you in the right direction!

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    Join our artists as we walk you step-by-step through the painting of the day! We will show you how to mix colors, hold your brush and most importantly - show you that painting can be fun (and not scary)!


    Email us with any questions: easeldoesitllc@gmail.com
    Camp Marshall
    92 McCormik Rd Spencer MA 01562
    Easel Does It! 508.399.1391 easeldoesitllc@gmail.com

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

  • | 12:00pm - 1:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, art, paint, byob, fun, girls night, night out, sip, wine event, paint party
    - Join us for our event at Camp Marshall in Spencer!
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    date: Sunday, July 30th
    time: 12:00pm-1:30pm
    address: 92 McCormik Rd, Spencer MA 01562
    special details: This is a kid-friendly event! Bring Mom, Dad, Uncle, Aunt, Grandparents OR just a friend to help you complete the other half of this adorable owl painting! Bring your own snacks, drinks, and friends for a fun night out!! Our event located in the bulding to the left of Andrews Hall -- look for our yard sign out front to point you in the right direction!

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    Join our artists as we walk you step-by-step through the painting of the day! We will show you how to mix colors, hold your brush and most importantly - show you that painting can be fun (and not scary)!


    Email us with any questions: easeldoesitllc@gmail.com
    Camp Marshall
    92 McCormik Rd Spencer MA 01562
    Easel Does It! 508.399.1391 easeldoesitllc@gmail.com
  • - Showtimes: Sunday, July 30
    4:00pm 7:30pm
    $12 public | $10 members
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    CHASING TRANE is the definitive documentary film about an outside-the-box thinker with extraordinary talent whose boundary-shattering music continues to impact and influence people around the world. This smart, passionate, thought-provoking and uplifting documentary is for anyone who appreciates the power of music to entertain, inspire and transform. Written and directed by critically-acclaimed documentary filmmaker John Scheinfeld (The U.S. vs. John Lennon and Who Is Harry Nilsson...?) the film is produced with the full participation of the Coltrane family and the support of the record labels that collectively own the Coltrane catalog.

    Scheinfeld brings his strong story-telling skills to the creation of a rich, textured and compelling narrative that takes the audience to unexpected places. Set against the social, political and cultural landscape of the times, CHASING TRANE brings John Coltrane to life as a fully dimensional being, inviting the audience to engage with Coltrane the man, Coltrane the artist.

    Director: John Scheinfeld

    Writer: John Scheinfeld

    Stars: Denzel Washington, Common, Carlos Santana

    Release Date: 14 April 2017

    Runtime: 99 min
    The Center for Arts in Natick
    14 Summer Street Natick MA 01760
    Kerry Fraser 508.647.0097 kfraser@natickarts.org
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enter First Quarter phase at 11:23 AM, EDT.
     
           

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Celebrate this special day by going out with your girlfriends, to a movie, out to eat or shopping.
     
           

Friday, August 4th, 2017

  • | Arts and Entertainment, live music
    - $24 public | $22 members

    Adam Ezra Group's songwriting is making waves around the country.

    The co-write, “Let Your Hair Down” with producers Shep Goodman and Aaron Accetta, (American Authors), just received "Song of the Year" at the New England Music Awards. A songwriting partnership with the legendary John Oates is taking Ezra back and forth between Nashville and tour. The theme song, "Grow Your Own Way," was central to Midwest insurance giant, Country Financial's 2014/15 marketing campaign. In addition, Adam Ezra's debut efforts in movie scoring have lead to an appearance at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and the release of Adam Ezra Group's new album, aptly titled, Songs for a Movie.

    The Group is made up of lead singer, songwriter and guitarist, Adam Ezra, Alex Martin on drums, Turtle on percussion, Corinna Smith on fiddle, Francis Hickey on bass and Josh Gold on keys. Together they are creating a powerful, inclusive community around AEG shows that is beginning to be compared to a social-movement as much as a traditional music fan-base. It's this dedication to fans that inspired the 2016 "Get Folked Concert Tour" in which Ezra ventured solo/acoustic to the homes of 30 fans in as many days and almost as many states to play house concerts throughout the entire month of January.
    The Center for Arts in Natick
    14 Summer Street Natick MA 01760
    Kerry Fraser 508.647.0097 kfraser@natickarts.org
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Honoring the many single working women who do it all! For information visit click for details
     
           

Saturday, August 5th, 2017

  • | 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, art, paint, byob, fun, girls night, night out, sip, wine event, paint party
    - Join us for our event at Camp Marshall in Spencer!
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    date: Saturday, August 5th
    time: 4:00pm-6:00pm
    address: 92 McCormik Rd, Spencer MA 01562
    special details: This event is BYOB!! Bring your own snacks, drinks, and friends for a fun night out!! Our event located in the bulding to the left of Andrews Hall -- look for our yard sign out front to point you in the right direction!

    ________________________________________________________________

    Join our artists as we walk you step-by-step through the painting of the day! We will show you how to mix colors, hold your brush and most importantly - show you that painting can be fun (and not scary)!


    Email us with any questions: easeldoesitllc@gmail.com
    Camp Marshall
    92 McCormik Rd Spencer MA 01562
    Easel Does It! 508.399.1391 easeldoesitllc@gmail.com

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Sisters Day is your chance to celebrate the spirit of sisterhood. Show your sister whether by birth, adoption or best friend that is like a sister, appreciation and recognition for the special relationship that is shared. Sisters day is annually the first Sunday in August.
     
           

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