This week is a bit of a cusp week. Many fall-spring seasons have wrapped up, and summer seasons haven’t quite gotten up to speed. Don’t think for a second, though, that there isn’t still plenty to do this last week of May, especially since it coincides with Memorial Day. Here’s a sampling to prove the point:
Author: Tom Consolo
Culture FIX: Dec. 8-14
The Christmas season is all about family and tradition, so what a nice time for a homecoming appearance. As your usual fearless cultural tour guide, Thom Mariner, soaks up tropical sunshine this week, I’m happy to step in to help you sort through the offerings on tap this week. As you’d expect for mid-December, there’s plenty to choose from. And I mean “plenty” in the “there certainly are plenty of cookies around this time of year” sense. Here are some of the tastiest options.
MUST-SEE fall performing arts: MUSIC
Thomas Consolo shares some of the most-anticipated classical and jazz performances of the fall.
MUST-SEE fall performing arts: STAGE
Thomas Consolo shares some of the most-anticipated theater and dance performances of the fall.
What to Do/Hear/See | March 11-17
Apparently, DST was the cue a queue of festivals was waiting for, because this weekend is chock full of ’em. The bigger ones even offer a selection of beverages suitable for toasting. So go forth and celebrate!
What to Do/Hear/See – March 4-10
The surest sign of spring in these parts may be the reopening of neighborhood ice cream stands. Hold off on the dipped cones this week and feed your soul with some calorie-free art and culture.
What to Do/Hear/See | Feb. 26-March 3
The majority of our picks this week share the theme of looking back – at our traditions and our various cultural journeys, whether through music, poetry, art or even tapping the first keg of the season.
What to Do/Hear/See | Feb. 19-25
It’s not officially spring for another month, but you won’t be able to convince the daffodils. Their leaves already have sprouted several inches. It seems that some of our arts organizations are following the same schedule…
What to Do/Hear/See | Feb. 12-18
It’s a double-whammy weekend, with Valentine’s Day and Washington’s Birthday. Whether you’re looking for something to do with a special someone or just want to feel the love for the arts, there’s a big list just waiting for you.
What to Do/Hear/See | Feb. 5-11
It’s an in-between sort of week: not quite Valentine’s Day, not quite Presidents Day or Mardi Gras. Don’t think that means there isn’t still plenty to do, though.