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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Sun. May. 27, 2018
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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Sun. Jun. 03, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brew Haha
Brew Haha is a monthly stand-up comedy show held in the Arts at the Armory Cafe! We feature new local comics each month, while the...
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Tue. Jun. 05, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Smut Slam
What's a SMUT SLAM? I'm so glad you asked! It's a fast-paced storytelling open mic based on REAL life, REAL lust, REAL sex. Consenting Slammers...
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Wed. Jun. 06, 2018
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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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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Thu. Jun. 14, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Pub Sing
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...
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Tue. Jun. 19, 2018
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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Sun. Jun. 24, 2018
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. Jun. 26, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Pub Sing
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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Tue. Jul. 03, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Smut Slam
What's a SMUT SLAM? I'm so glad you asked! It's a fast-paced storytelling open mic based on REAL life, REAL lust, REAL sex. Consenting Slammers...
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Wed. Jul. 04, 2018
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. Jul. 12, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Pub Sing
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...
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Tue. Jul. 17, 2018
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. Jul. 19, 2018
8:45 pm - 10:30 pm
Castle of Comedy
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. Jul. 22, 2018
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. Jul. 24, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Pub Sing
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. Jul. 28, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jim Armenti Solo Show
Jim Armenti is the lead guitarist/singer for the band The Lonesome Brothers. He will be doing two solo acoustic sets from his solo albums, including...
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Wed. Aug. 01, 2018
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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Tue. Aug. 07, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Smut Slam
What's a SMUT SLAM? I'm so glad you asked! It's a fast-paced storytelling open mic based on REAL life, REAL lust, REAL sex. Consenting Slammers...
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Thu. Aug. 09, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Pub Sing
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...
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Tue. Aug. 21, 2018
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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Sun. Aug. 26, 2018
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. Aug. 28, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Pub Sing
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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Tue. Sep. 04, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Smut Slam
What's a SMUT SLAM? I'm so glad you asked! It's a fast-paced storytelling open mic based on REAL life, REAL lust, REAL sex. Consenting Slammers...
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Wed. Sep. 05, 2018
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. Sep. 13, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Pub Sing
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...
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Tue. Sep. 18, 2018
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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Sun. Sep. 23, 2018
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. Sep. 25, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Pub Sing
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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Tue. Oct. 02, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Smut Slam
What's a SMUT SLAM? I'm so glad you asked! It's a fast-paced storytelling open mic based on REAL life, REAL lust, REAL sex. Consenting Slammers...
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Wed. Oct. 03, 2018
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. Oct. 11, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Pub Sing
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...
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Tue. Oct. 16, 2018
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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Tue. Oct. 23, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Pub Sing
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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Sun. Oct. 28, 2018
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. Nov. 06, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Smut Slam
What's a SMUT SLAM? I'm so glad you asked! It's a fast-paced storytelling open mic based on REAL life, REAL lust, REAL sex. Consenting Slammers...
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Wed. Nov. 07, 2018
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. 08, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Pub Sing
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...
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Fri. Nov. 09, 2018
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Banded Starling Album Release with Lindsey Sampson
Drawing listeners in with soothing vocal melodies and innocently beckoning lyrics, Banded Starling's alt-folk sound is sweet and moving, energetic and raw-- every bit fitting...
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Tue. Nov. 20, 2018
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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Sun. Nov. 25, 2018
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. Nov. 27, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Pub Sing
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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Tue. Dec. 04, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Smut Slam
What's a SMUT SLAM? I'm so glad you asked! It's a fast-paced storytelling open mic based on REAL life, REAL lust, REAL sex. Consenting Slammers...
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Wed. Dec. 05, 2018
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. Dec. 13, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Pub Sing
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...
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Tue. Dec. 18, 2018
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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Sun. Dec. 23, 2018
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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