Events

Short & Suite

Cotuit Center for the Arts
September 8, 2018
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ryan P. Casey, named a 2018 Finalist in Choreography by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, returns with an evening of both new and repertory pieces never before presented at the Cotuit Center for the Arts. With their signature blend of humor, storytelling, and infectious percussion, the nationally recognized tap dancer and his merry band of rhythm-makers…

Bellydance hafla featuring Shereen

Balera ballroom dance studio
September 8, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening of bellydancing featuring our guest start – Shereen and local dancers! We have an incredible line of dancers and we can’t wait to see you in the audience. Water will be provided, there will be no food at the venue but you are welcome to bring your own food. No…

CROSSING CUSTOMS IMMIGRANT MASTERS OF MUSIC & DANCE

Shalin Liu Performance Center
September 8, 2018
7:30 pm

  Mass Cultural Council will be featuring four artistic traditions from the many vital contributions by our immigrant communities whom Massachusetts has welcomed throughout its history. A traditional Chinese Lion Dance will be performed by members of Boston’s Gund Kwok Asian Lion and Dragon Dance Troupe, led by Sifu Cheng Imm Tan. A Nepalese group will perform music of the Gandharvas, featuring Shyam Nepali on sarangi…

Lotus Festival

Collings Foundation Estate
September 8, 2018
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lotus Festival returns this year to the awe-inspiring Collings Foundation Estate in Stow, MA. Celebrate the Desai Foundation’s achievements in this private hangar showcasing rare automobiles, aircraft & military vehicles. After exploring the grounds, you will be seated for a formal dinner, entertainment, inspiring speakers, & a live auction benefiting uplifting women & children through…

Cambridge Carnival

Kendall Square |
September 9, 2018
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cambridge Carnival International is a colorful and festive celebration that is rooted in African traditions. Carnival secretly allowed public communication and cultural bonding for the Afro-Caribbean cultures from as far back as the 1600s. The festival, now a Cambridge institution, attracts thousands of people and is the largest festival in Cambridge. The highlight of the…

Tiny & Short: A Drop In The Bucket

The Dance Complex
September 14, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
September 15, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
September 16, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Dance Complex will host – once again! – an evening of engaged movement experiences – for audience and artists alike! Choreographers and performers will investigate the constrictions of space and time as a means to expand invention and structure. Within the casually intimate environment of Studio 7, audiences will be immersed in the exciting…

2018 Boston Dance Alliance Dancer Health Day

The Dance Complex
September 16, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Under the leadership of BDA Board member Dr. Lauren Elson, director of the Dance Medicine program at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston Dance Alliance repeats last fall’s popular day of dancer wellness screenings! This valuable national program brings together experienced clinicians from Spaulding, Children’s Hospital, the MGH Institute of Health Professions, and private practice to flag medical issues…

2018 Boston Dance Alliance Open Call Audition

The Dance Complex
September 16, 2018
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Join Boston Dance Alliance for an inspiring day of master classes*, professional opportunities, wellness, and community building! NEW! Afro-Caribbean class, appropriate for those wishing to perform with African diasporic/fusion companies and projects. Space for each class is limited, so register now!   OPEN CALL AUDITION SCHEDULE 9:15 On-site registration and sign-in (top of stairs in the Dance…

HIVELAND

Multicultural Arts Center
September 21, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
September 22, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
September 28, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hailed as one of “the most intelligent and innovative dance troupes in Boston” (Boston Arts Review), Luminarium Dance Company returns after a two-year creation period with its newest feature production, HIVELAND. Immerse yourself among HIVELAND’s athletic and ethereal performers as they venture through a portal into the unknown, while composer Christos Zevos sets the pace…

BoSoma Dance Company’s Light Up the Night Gala

Colonial Hall
September 21, 2018
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

A celebration of the 15th Anniversary of BoSoma Dance Company ​ Join us for some small bites and cocktails; dance the night away with music from a live DJ alongside BoSoma company dancers; bid at our silent auction; and enjoy a live performance of an excerpt from the company’s upcoming piece, Tapestry, which will feature…