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. 26, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cafe Raqs
The fourth Sundays of every month are heating up in the Armory Café! Café Raqs is New England’s exciting new monthly dance revue celebrating the...
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Mon. May. 27, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Wed. May. 29, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Poetry of Attention: A Poetry Reading
Join Michael Almond, Holy Crary, Portia Durban, Varsha Kukafka, Jennie Meyer, and Zoe Trout, students in Nadia Colburn's Advanced Poetry Workshop, for an evening of...
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Sat. Jun. 01, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Sat. Jun. 01, 2019
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Somerville Songwriter Sessions
Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe presents a concert with singer/songwriters Terry Kitchen, Amy Kucharik, and Kirsten Manville. The concert will feature a solo set by each artist, followed...
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Mon. Jun. 03, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Jun. 08, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Jun. 10, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Jun. 15, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Jun. 17, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Jun. 22, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Sat. Jun. 22, 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Nora Tirrell and Victoria Kelly
Nora Tirrell and Victoria Kelly will perform acoustic originals and covers.
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Mon. Jun. 24, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Jun. 29, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Sat. Jun. 29, 2019
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Synth Bop: Inclusive Community Dance Party
Drum machines, synthesizers, and misheard lyrics! (Robot) dance to quirky freestyle, electro, and mutant disco from decades past. • Free admission and dinner • Purchase...
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Mon. Jul. 01, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Jul. 06, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Jul. 08, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Jul. 13, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Jul. 15, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Jul. 20, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Jul. 22, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Jul. 27, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Jul. 29, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Aug. 03, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Aug. 05, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Aug. 10, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Aug. 12, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Aug. 17, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Aug. 19, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Aug. 24, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Aug. 26, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Aug. 31, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Sep. 02, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Sep. 07, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Sep. 09, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Sep. 14, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Sep. 16, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Sep. 21, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Sep. 23, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Sep. 28, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Sep. 30, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Oct. 05, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Oct. 07, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Oct. 12, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Oct. 14, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Oct. 19, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Oct. 21, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Oct. 26, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Oct. 28, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Nov. 02, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Nov. 04, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Nov. 09, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Nov. 11, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Nov. 16, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Nov. 18, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Nov. 23, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Nov. 25, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Nov. 30, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Dec. 02, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Dec. 07, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Dec. 09, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Dec. 14, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Mon. Dec. 16, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queer Tango
Come dance with Queer Tango Boston! 6:30: Advanced Class 7:30: All Levels Class Recommended price $20 (sliding scale $5-20). No need to sign up in...
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Sat. Dec. 21, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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Sat. Dec. 28, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rick and Friends
Jazz vocalist (and flute player) Rick Silberg holds a weekly residency in the Armory Cafe.   Stop by throughout the morning; a varied line-up will play...
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