Guitar Virtuoso Performing at Gore Place’s Carriage House

John Muratone will be performing at Gore Place on Dec. 7. The following announcement was provided by Gore Place:

Acclaimed guitarist John Muratore will perform music for the holidays in the beautiful 1793 Carriage House at Gore Place. John regularly appears as a solo recitalist, concerto soloist, and chamber musician. The Boston Globe has called John’s playing “…

Concert Focuses on Stories, Struggles, Triumphs of Immigrants

The following information was provided by Dinosaur Annex Music Ensemble:

On Friday, December 9, 2022 at 7:30 p.m., Boston-based Dinosaur Annex Music Ensemble kicks off its 48th season with Sonic Migrations, the third cycle of Hub of the Musiverse, a concert series which centers the stories, struggles, and triumphs of immigrants through new music. Whether through the inspiration behind each composition, or the composers themselves, each program highlights the diversity and importance of immigrant voices and centers their stories in our community. The program includes incisive works by Aida Shirazi and Golnaz Shariatzadeh, members of the Iranian Female Composers Association, an organization founded to provide a welcoming space for Iranian female-identifying compositional voices around the globe. Kareem Roustom’s Aleppo Songs takes urban folk songs from Aleppo, transforming them into grand pianistic gestures. Bongani Ndodana-Breen’s Emakhaya recalls scenes of village life of the Xhosa people of South Africa’s Eastern Cape province.

Artists Wanted for Watertown Art Association Annual Exhibit

The Watertown Art Association and the TILL/Art Wave Gallery seek pieces for their annual art exhibit. The following information was provided by the Watertown Art Association and TILL/Art Wave Gallery:

The TILL Wave Gallery and The Watertown Art Association are Calling all Artists to submit artwork for an upcoming exhibit. 

SHOW US YOUR ART! No theme. All mediums. This is a Call to Artists everywhere! Deadline for submissions is November 30th. Exhibit opens December 8, 2022 and runs through February 10, 2023.

Whoville is Back and Bigger Than Ever at the Commander’s Mansion

Charlie BreitroseThe entry to the 2021 Whoville Jubilee lit by holiday lights. The Commander’s Mansion announced the annual Whoville Jubilee and Tree Lighting on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 from 4-8 p.m.

The celebration takes place at the Mansion, located at 440 Talcott Ave., Watertown (enter the east entrance of the Arsenal on the Charles). The tree lighting will take place at 6:30 p.m.

Come by and enjoy:

Photos with Santa! Holiday Bazaar!

December at Mosesian Center: “A Christmas Carol,” Jazz, Comedy & More

Dick Terhune stars in “A Christmas Carol” at the Mosesian Center for the Arts. The following announcement was provided by the Mosesian Center for the Arts:

The Mosesian Center for the Arts in Watertown has announced December performances, exhibitions, and arts education programs. From theater, comedy, variety, and music to new exhibitions and arts education, there’s plenty of variety in the month’s programming. “We aimed to offer traditional holiday shows and a variety of events for everyone,” said Executive Director Darren Farrington. “We want our community to feel that December is for everyone.”

Performances

Once Upon a Time | December 2

Watertown Children’s Theatre’s youngest performers, the Junior Players (grades K-2), showcase their vocal, dance, and acting skills in a one-of-a-kind musical revue bringing the pages of favorite fairy tales to life – and telling some new stories along the way! Multiverse Concert Series presents Reef Music | December 3

This action-packed day interweaving coral science, live electro-symphonic music, large-screen video, and immersive activities for the audience is suitable for children, adults, and families.

Small Save Shows Off His Glove in This Week’s Comic Strip

James DeMarco grew up in Watertown and became a goaltender at age 5. It’s his life’s passion to stand between the pipes and keep the puck out of the net. Combining this with the love of cartooning Small Saves emerged in 1991 and took on a life of his own. “To play goal–then come home and draw Small Saves — is my ideal definition of a good day.”

Check Out What Small Saves is Up to for Thanksgiving

James DeMarco grew up in Watertown and became a goaltender at age 5. It’s his life’s passion to stand between the pipes and keep the puck out of the net. Combining this with the love of cartooning Small Saves emerged in 1991 and took on a life of his own. “To play goal–then come home and draw Small Saves — is my ideal definition of a good day.”

Watertown Church Hosting Family Christmas Event

Watertown’s Grace Chapel will host Jingle Jam on Friday, Dec. 9 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Grace Chapel is located at 525 Main St., in Watertown. The church provided the following information:

A Night of Fun Christmas Activities for the Whole Family! Looking for an exciting, fun-filled night the whole family will enjoy? Take a break from all the baking, the shopping, the endless rolls of wrapping paper, and join us for an unforgettable Christmas experience complete with fun, games, music, lights, and food!