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1:00 pm

Concord Festival of Authors: The Poetic Wild Workshop

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

With its emphasis on writing as discovery, Robert Frost’s warning “no surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader” seems to challenge the classic imperative to “write what you know.” How might writers—and especially poets—cultivate this surprise, embracing recklessness and courting uncertainty? Join BC Professor and award-winning poet Allison Adair for a poetry workshop […]

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2:00 pm

Liz Awalt Open Studio with proceeds benefiting Gaining Ground

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

Former Gaining Ground board member, Liz Awalt, is opening her Concord studio for only the second time in twenty years. A variety of work on paper, oil paintings, and cyanotypes will be available for sale, with half of the proceeds benefiting Gaining Ground. We hope you attend and find a piece of art to take […]

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3:00 pm

The Umbrella Stage Company Presents 42nd St- Final Performance

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow St.
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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he grand opening production in our new space is a moment to celebrate, and 42nd STREET is nothing short of the greatest celebration of musical theatre and the people who make it happen. Aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer comes to the big city from Allentown PA, and soon lands her first big job in the […]

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42nd Street @ The Umbrella

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow St.
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$19 – $49

The Umbrella Stage Company — Greater Boston’s newest professional theater — looks forward to sharing an expanded, six-show season of bold, daring and innovative theater with you! From high-kicking spectacle to punk rock musical to socially urgent drama, this season will be the first to be staged in The Umbrella’s brand-new, state-of-the-art, multitheater performing arts […]

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5:00 pm

Concord Festival of Authors: Keynote Speaker: Sigrid Nunez

October 20 @ 5:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

Join Festival Keynote Speaker Sigrid Nunez for a discussion of her book The Friend, winner of the National Book Award. Sigrid Nunez has published seven novels, including A Feather on the Breath of God, The Last of Her Kind, Salvation City, and, most recently, The Friend. She is also the author of Sempre Susan: A […]

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7:00 pm

The Concord Players Birthday Bash

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Performing Arts Center, 51 Walden St
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Concord Players Birthday Bash: To kick off its 100th anniversary season, the Players are throwing a birthday party featuring writer and entertainer Trav SD, who will present a program about the early days of stage entertainment. The cast of the fall show Funny Girl will perform, and birthday cake and champagne will be served […]

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