Thursday, May 3, 2012
The venue is shifting to First Parish next Saturday, May 12, for a staged reading of Playwright Merrill Meadow's gripping drama, "Purple Hearts."
Thursday, May 3, 2012
The following was provided by Deborah Weiner, coordinator for Munroe Saturday Nights at Munroe Center for the Arts. Don't miss the final presentation in Munroe Saturday Nights' 2012 season: A staged reading of llaywright Merrill Meadow's gripping drama, "Purple Hearts." This production will be presented on Saturday, May 12th at 7:30 p.m., at First Parish in Lexington, 7 Harrington Road. The performance benefits two local arts organizations -- Munroe Center for the Arts' Community Programs and the Sheltering Arts program (which brings writing and performance experiences to women in the South Middlesex Correctional Center). The performance will be followed by a dessert reception and a conversation with the director and actors. "Purple …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
A roundup of what's going in 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 and beyond. 1. Sing-A-Long Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Where/When: The Regent Theatre, 7 Medford St, Arlington; 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17; 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18, and 12 and 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 19 Why Go: Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, is one of the world’s most successful musicals. Now the original stage version, starring Donny Osmond, comes to the big screen…with on-screen lyrics so everyone …
Friday, September 2, 2011
A slowish, but sunny Friday in Lexington.
1. Looking for a little afternoon entertainment? Carla Chrisfield, soprano, and William Merrill, piano will perform at First Parish's Friday Noon Concert Series. The one-hour concert is followed by refreshments and the chance to meet the performers. 2. Monday is Labor Day, which means many things will be closed. However, the Department of Public Works will begin its additional yard waste collection beginning Tuesday. 3. There are no public meetings posted for today on the town's website. 4. On this day in history: In 1666, the Great Fire in London destroyed 13,000 houses and killed 8 people; in 1898, a machine gun was used in battle for the first time; in 1937, the United States Housing Authority was created, and, in 2010, BP claimed that…