If you've ever spent time with our children's booksellers, you know that
they are the best in the business. You can try to stump them all you
want, they'll still come up with a dozen books that would be perfect for
your six-year-old daughter's friend who reads at a fifth grade level
and doesn't like books with animals in them and wants to be a princess,
but not a princess with a kingdom and a bunch of dresses, more of an
exiled illiterate princess who has telepathic skills and a curse of
silence laid on her which she gets around by carving messages on tree
trunks in binary code, and again, no animals. It's going to be given to
her at her birthday party, which is bubble-themed, so it has to have
bubbles in the story somewhere, too. Don't worry, they've got just the
On Saturday, March 15 at Somerville's Center for Arts at the Armory, see the fourth production of Hamlet's Last Stand. It faithfully recreates eight scenes from Shakespeare's seminal tale of deception, revenge, and death punctuated with the observational and absurd thoughts of some of Boston's best comedians. Hosted by the hilarious John Paul Rivera, each scene is followed by a set of stand-up comedy from one of the actors. Along with the captivating sound design of Adam Ribaudo, it's a legendary story told like never before. Tickets are $10 and available at https://hamletslaststand.eventbrite.com/
Hundreds of dancers will take to the stage at the 38th annual Israel Folkdance Festival of Boston on Sunday March 9th. The Festival begins at 3pm showcasing both new and traditional Jewish and Israeli folk music and dance with over 20 performing groups from the Boston area and beyond. Dancing feet and flying horas, fierce debkas, lithe Yemenites steps and all capped by a huge finale filling the stage and the aisles en masse for the premier Israeli folk dance festival in the entire country. For tickets and further information contact: email@example.com.
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~ page updated 03/04/2014