Cafe Events

The award-winning Center for Arts at the Armory Cafe hosts arts, cultural and community events showing the finest Somerville has to offer!  From acoustic musical and touring acts, poetry and other literary readings and film screenings, join us in celebrating arts and culture in the city.

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Sat. Oct. 21, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sushi + Falafel for PEACE - 2017 Fundraiser
Representative Denise Provost (27th Middlesex) and the University of the Middle East Project invite you to a fundraiser to support the Oleander Initiative, a one-of-a-kind...
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Sat. Oct. 21, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gogofski: Music of the Balkans
Let Gogofski's singer Kasia Sokalla blow you away with Macedonian village, Bosnian sevdah, Serbian folk-pop, Bulgarian traditional. Including the Most Beautiful Song in the World....
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Sun. Oct. 22, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cafe Raqs
The fourth Sunday of every month are heating up in our café! Café Raqs is New England’s exciting new monthly dance revue celebrating the beauty...
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Tue. Oct. 24, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Pub Sing at The Armory
On the Fourth Tuesday every month, the cafe hosts a pub sing. Based on a traditional English pub sing, but with a bit of an...
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Wed. Oct. 25, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hearth Book Club
After twenty-five readers responded to our Hearth Book Club Survey, we learned that the Hearth Community is evenly interested in fiction and non-fiction books about creativity, communication,...
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Thu. Oct. 26, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Loop
Free. Fourth Thursday of every month. Local, Live Music! The Loop is a collective of singers, songwriters, and musicians that are based in the Boston area. The...
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Fri. Oct. 27, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Venus in Fur
"And the Lord hath smitten him and delivered him into a woman's hands." ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Mischievous & Troublesome Productions presents: VENUS IN FUR by David Ives...
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Sat. Oct. 28, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Venus in Fur
"And the Lord hath smitten him and delivered him into a woman's hands." ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Mischievous & Troublesome Productions presents: VENUS IN FUR by David Ives...
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Sun. Oct. 29, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venus in Fur
"And the Lord hath smitten him and delivered him into a woman's hands." ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Mischievous & Troublesome Productions presents: VENUS IN FUR by David Ives...
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Wed. Nov. 01, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wiretap Wednesday Open Stage
Wiretap Wednesday is your chance to tap into beauty. Bring your talent, be it music, comedy, storytelling, or hula hooping. All are welcome at the...
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Thu. Nov. 02, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
FiLmprov
Music and Motion! FiLmprov, an ever-evolving experiment in the union of film, musical improvisation, and beyond, returns with great pleasure to present the equation FILM...
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Sat. Nov. 04, 2017
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Somerville Songwriter Sessions
On the first Saturday of every month, Somerville Songwriter Sessions presents a concert that features solo sets with several singer-songerwriters followed by a round-robin song swap....
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Wed. Nov. 08, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Been Out Here Teen Open Mic
The Been Out Here Teen Open Mic is holding it down at the Armory every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Bring your poems, your verses,...
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Thu. Nov. 09, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Pub Sing at The Armory
On the Second Thursday every month, the cafe hosts a pub sing. Based on a traditional English pub sing, but with a bit of an American flavor,...
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Sat. Nov. 11, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Istiqbal and Ahweh (Coffee) at CAC
CAC is launching its Monthly Cultural Club for the Community. Meet people within your community, make new friends, or catch up with old friends!  Seniors...
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Sat. Nov. 11, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Laughing Liberally Boston
Laughing Liberally Boston, is Boston’s first and only progressive political stand-up comedy show featuring an exciting array of the city’s more progressive and diverse comedic...
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Sun. Nov. 12, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Night's Blackbird
Sunday, November 12th @ 3:00 p.m. $15 suggested donation Night's Blackbird have been performing regularly in the Boston area since 2016. The group plays original...
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Thu. Nov. 16, 2017
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Castle Of Comedy Presents: Brance Hayward's Spirits-giving
Every third Thursday of every month, Castle of Comedy returns with a variety of hilarious folks. Come enjoy some of Boston’s best comedians in a cozy,...
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Fri. Nov. 17, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
RICHARD CAMBRIDGE’S POETS’ THEATRE
Third Friday of every month, featuring the original work of artists and poets. Richard Cambridge brings a new featured poet for his monthly series at...
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Sun. Nov. 19, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ReRooted: Reconnecting with Nature —Practical Ecological Ethics in the Anthropocene
  About the Event We have an ecological impact on the environment, including us. In the case of our species, the sheer number of us...
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Tue. Nov. 21, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
First and Last Word Poetry
Doors 6:30 pm. Third Tuesday of every month, with different featured poets each time, and a chance to read your own work during the open mic...
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Wed. Nov. 22, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hearth Book Club
After twenty-five readers responded to our Hearth Book Club Survey, we learned that the Hearth Community is evenly interested in fiction and non-fiction books about creativity, communication,...
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Fri. Nov. 24, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Loop
Free. Fourth Thursday of every month. Local, Live Music! The Loop is a collective of singers, songwriters, and musicians that are based in the Boston area. The...
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Sun. Nov. 26, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sole Durato
Sole Durato is comprised of New England Conservatory graduates Austin Burns, (tenor) and Jonas Kublickas (classical guitarists). We perform throughout New England bringing comedy into...
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Sun. Nov. 26, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cafe Raqs
The fourth Sunday of every month are heating up in our café! Café Raqs is New England’s exciting new monthly dance revue celebrating the beauty...
Categories:
Tue. Nov. 28, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Pub Sing at The Armory
On the Fourth Tuesday every month, the cafe hosts a pub sing. Based on a traditional English pub sing, but with a bit of an...
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Sat. Dec. 02, 2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Guitar Stop Spring Recital All Ages
Guitar Stop Spring Recital All Ages Saturday December 02, 2017 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Students who study at Guitar Stop in Porter Square perform!...
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Sat. Dec. 02, 2017
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Somerville Songwriter Sessions
On the first Saturday of every month, Somerville Songwriter Sessions presents a concert that features solo sets with several singer-songerwriters followed by a round-robin song swap....
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Wed. Dec. 06, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wiretap Wednesday Open Stage
Wiretap Wednesday is your chance to tap into beauty. Bring your talent, be it music, comedy, storytelling, or hula hooping. All are welcome at the...
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Sat. Dec. 09, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Laughing Liberally Boston
Laughing Liberally Boston, is Boston’s first and only progressive political stand-up comedy show featuring an exciting array of the city’s more progressive and diverse comedic...
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Wed. Dec. 13, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Been Out Here Teen Open Mic
The Been Out Here Teen Open Mic is holding it down at the Armory every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Bring your poems, your verses,...
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Thu. Dec. 14, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Pub Sing at The Armory
On the Second Thursday every month, the cafe hosts a pub sing. Based on a traditional English pub sing, but with a bit of an American flavor,...
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Fri. Dec. 15, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
RICHARD CAMBRIDGE’S POETS’ THEATRE
Third Friday of every month, featuring the original work of artists and poets. Richard Cambridge brings a new featured poet for his monthly series at...
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Tue. Dec. 19, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
First and Last Word Poetry
Doors 6:30 pm. Third Tuesday of every month, with different featured poets each time, and a chance to read your own work during the open mic...
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Thu. Dec. 21, 2017
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Party Cruise
Every third Thursday of every month, Castle of Comedy returns with a variety of hilarious folks. Come enjoy some of Boston’s best comedians in a cozy,...
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Sun. Dec. 24, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cafe Raqs
The fourth Sunday of every month are heating up in our café! Café Raqs is New England’s exciting new monthly dance revue celebrating the beauty...
Categories:
Tue. Dec. 26, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Pub Sing at The Armory
On the Fourth Tuesday every month, the cafe hosts a pub sing. Based on a traditional English pub sing, but with a bit of an...
Categories:
Wed. Dec. 27, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hearth Book Club
After twenty-five readers responded to our Hearth Book Club Survey, we learned that the Hearth Community is evenly interested in fiction and non-fiction books about creativity, communication,...
Categories:
Thu. Dec. 28, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Loop
Free. Fourth Thursday of every month. Local, Live Music! The Loop is a collective of singers, songwriters, and musicians that are based in the Boston area. The...
Categories:
Wed. Jan. 10, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Been Out Here Teen Open Mic
The Been Out Here Teen Open Mic is holding it down at the Armory every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Bring your poems, your verses,...
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Wed. Feb. 14, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Been Out Here Teen Open Mic
The Been Out Here Teen Open Mic is holding it down at the Armory every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Bring your poems, your verses,...
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Wed. Mar. 14, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Been Out Here Teen Open Mic
The Been Out Here Teen Open Mic is holding it down at the Armory every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Bring your poems, your verses,...
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Sat. Mar. 24, 2018
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Guitar Stop Spring Recital All Ages
Guitar Stop Spring Recital All Ages Saturday March 24, 2018 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Students who study at Guitar Stop in Porter Square perform! No...
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Wed. Apr. 11, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Been Out Here Teen Open Mic
The Been Out Here Teen Open Mic is holding it down at the Armory every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Bring your poems, your verses,...
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Wed. May. 09, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Been Out Here Teen Open Mic
The Been Out Here Teen Open Mic is holding it down at the Armory every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Bring your poems, your verses,...
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Wed. Jun. 13, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Been Out Here Teen Open Mic
The Been Out Here Teen Open Mic is holding it down at the Armory every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Bring your poems, your verses,...
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