The Lexington High School Jazz Festival Concert, to be held this Friday, April 12, will feature special guest guest baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan.
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Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band took over the 100-year-old home of the Red Sox Tuesday and Wednesday, filling the lyric little bandbox with, well, lyrics and a band. If it were up to you, who would get the call to perform at Fenway Park next summer? Let us know by posting a comment below. And here's the list of the bands/musicians that have played on one of baseball's most hallowed grounds in the last decade:
Thursday, September 1, 2011
What's going on in and around Lexington this weekend.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do this weekend. Lexington Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities you'll want to take part in this weekend in Lexington. 1.Friday Noon Concert Where/When: First Parish in Lexington Unitarian Universalist, 7 Harrington Road; 12 to 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2 Why Go: Carla Chrisfield, soprano, and William Merrill on the piano will perform a free, one-hour performance followed by light refreshments and a chance to meet the artists. Pricing: Free 2. Free Basic Beading Class Where/When: Life's A Bead, 404 Trapelo Rd, Belmont; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2 Why Go: It's a free opportunity to learn the …
Thursday, August 25, 2011
The Chamber's last summer concert.
The Lexington Chamber of Commerce’s final concert, at the Visitors Center is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow night. Strictly Overtime, a band that plays rock and roll favorites, is slated to play the last musical notes in the Chamber's Summer Concert Series. The chamber offered eight concerts in its summer series. They are all played on the lawn in front of the Massachusetts Avenue Visitors Center. “This particular band has not performed here before,” the Chamber’s Executive Director, Mary Jo Bohart, said. “They are excited about their debut ... and to play in historic Lexington.” There is a proviso and it’s the precursor to Hurricane Irene. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency old Irene is bringing her watery …
Friday, August 12, 2011
... at the Vistiors' Center.
Lexington's Chamber of Commerce is holding its sixth Friday night concert on the lawn in front of the Visitors' Center at 6:30 p.m.until dusk, which is about 8 or 8:30 p.m. Steve Hurl's Jumpin Juba will play all sorts of American music, some inspired by boogie woogie, swamp rock and Calypso. The Chamber's 2011 Summer Concert Series is sponsored by companies, restaurants and shops in town -- and there are only two more after tonight's performance. (Cambridge Savings Bank; Eagle Bank; The Higgins Group; Shire; Seasons Four; Lexington Pediatrics; Feinmann; Cubist Pharmaceuticals; Lexington Act Hardware; Otis Brown Insurance; Watertown Savings Bank; Wilson Farm and more.) These concerts are busy and attract residents and out-of-towners, so …
A couple concerts and a customer cookout on this sunny Friday in Lexington.
1. According to the town website, today’s public meeting schedule includes the Vision 2020 Committee at 7:45 a.m. in the Town Office Building’s Selectmen’s Meeting Room. See agenda. 2. In case you missed it, check out yesterday’s Get Out column to get up to speed on what’s going on in and around town this weekend. Events include three concerts, an interactive play and a cookout. 3. The Lexington Chamber of Commerce’s 2011 Summer Concert Series continues from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight with the band Alter Ego on the Visitors Center lawn. 4. On this day in history: In 1976, Boston Celtics “great” Antoine Walker was born; in 1981, IBM introduces its first personal computer, and, in 1994, Major League Baseball players went on strike. 5. Today …
Friday, July 29, 2011
Lots of entertainment today in Lexington.
1. The Lexington Historical Society celebrates 125 years with birthday cake and other festivities at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Lexington Depot. 2. Kidstock Theatre brings Goldilocks, the Three Little Pigs and other beloved characters to Cary Memorial Library from 1:30 to 4:45 p.m. this afternoon. Space is limited, so do call ahead. 3. There are no public meetings scheduled today, according to the town website's calendar. 4. In the mood for music? The Noon Concert Series is back at First Parish UU. And, weather permitting, the Chamber of Commerce's summer concert series will continue at 6:30 p.m. tonight on the Visitors Center lawn. 5. It should be mostly sunny, with highs near 78, but there's a 50 percent chance of percipitation after 9 a.m…
Friday, July 22, 2011
Green energy, concerts and more warm weather today in Lexington.
1. Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray and other state energy officials will gather at the Battle Green at 10:15 a.m. to award electric vehicle charging stations to 25 Massachusetts communities. 2. There are no public meetings listed on the town website, which means it's an off-day for town officials not planning to attend the clean energy announcements this morning at the Battle Green. 3. The Minuteman Chamber Orchestra will perform a free concert from noon to 1 p.m. today at First Parish in Lexington Unitarian Universalist. 4. The Lexington Chamber of Commerce's Summer Concert Series again takes over the Visitors Center lawn at 6:30 p.m. this evening to entertain individuals and families who sprawl out over the green, often packing picnic dinners. …
Friday, July 15, 2011
Let Lexington entertain you today with trucks in the morning, cabaret in the afternoon and a concert and theatre in the evening.
1. Cary Memorial Library hosts the seventh annual Truck Day this morning. From 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., children and parents can get a close up look at vehicles from the Public Works, Police and Fire departments, along with the people who drive them. 2. Renowned cabaret duo Ben Sears and Brad Conner, along with Cynthia Mork, will perform "You Oughta Be in Pictures -- Songs from Hollywood" from 12 to 1 p.m. tomorrow at First Parish in Lexington Unitarian Universalist as part of its concert series. 3. Lexington's 2020 Vision Committee meets at 7:45 a.m. this morning at the Town Office Building and its agenda includes hearing from focus groups and discussing feedback from the Board of Selectmen's goal setting. 4. Should be a sunny day with highs …
Sunday, May 15, 2011
A car fire extinguished, a committee formed, a candidate emerges, a streetscape's considered and a concert is held.
This week started of with a bang -- a few of them actually -- when four tires blew out during a car fire that torched a Toyota on Monday outside of the LexMedia headquarters. The car's owner, a sports-reporting volunteer at LexMedia, escaped with singed hair after attempting to douse the fire -- which may have started with a cigar left lit -- with a cup of water he fetched from inside the office. On Tuesday morning, we reported Lexington Police are investigating a rash of vandalism that occurred early Sunday morning, when vandals spraypainted property in the Estabrook area Later Tuesday, the Lexington School Committee heard Superintendent of Schools Paul Ash's plan to improve enrollment predictions and voted to, among other things, form …