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July 2019

Summer on the Emerald Necklace: Henry Acker Jazz Trio

July 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Allerton Overlook, Olmsted Park, 198 Allerton Street
Brookline, 02445
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The Emerald Necklace Conservancy presents the Henry Acker Jazz Trio at Summer on the Emerald Necklace! Henry Acker is a fifteen year old jazz guitarist in the style of Django Reinhardt and with abilities far beyond his years. After playing for only six years, he has already shared the stage with jazz greats Bucky Pizzarelli, Frank Vignola, Julian Lage and Andreas Oberg as well as Gypsy Jazz legends Samson Schmitt, Mozes Rosenberg, Adrien Moignard, Joscho Stephane, Olli Soikkeli, Gonzalo Bergara,…

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Meet & Greet Giveback Anniversary Festival

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Franklin Park Playstead Field, Playstead Road
Roxbury, 02119
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Free

Join TCGT Entertainment in celebrating 10 years of excellence with a FREE neighborhood festival! We want to bring some fun back into the summer for the community with a neighborhood celebration in the park for Boston families! We're bringing an array of artists from various mediums to Playstead Field so they can share the passion with the community of Roxbury, Dorchester and Mattapan in Boston, MA. JULY 27TH, 2019 12PM-5PM PLAYSTEAD FIELD @ FRANKLIN PARK Parking is limited; we recommend…

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Art Reception – Between the Leaves: The Unique Prints of Sarah Cross

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

July 26 – October 13, 2019        Opening Reception, Saturday, July 27, 1:00-3:00pm, Free, public invited Cyanotype Workshop: Sunday, July 28, 10:00am-Noon;  Free, drop-in Between the Leaves focuses on the ephemeral quality of light.  Behind each photograph is Cross's hand in the physical construction of what is set up in front of the camera, or through a cathartic printing process. The artist works with a range of photographic media, including 4" x 5" color negatives, and gum bichromate printing to create…

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Art Workshop: Cyanotype Printing for Families

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

Sarah Cross, Artist and Art Instructor  Saturday, July 28 10:00am–12:00pm     Sarah Cross, the Arnold Arboretum's exhibiting artist of Between the Leaves, will hold a cyanotype printing workshop for families. Join Sarah to make beautiful blue prints of leaves and blooms found at the Arboretum, while you learn about this alternative printing technique. After making your own unique cyanotype photogram, you will be able to take it home. All materials will be provided. This free drop in is appropriate for ages 7 and…

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Summer on the Emerald Necklace: Metropolitan Wind Symphony

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pinebank Promontory Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States + Google Map

The Emerald Necklace Conservancy presents the Metropolitan Wind Symphony at Summer on the Emerald Necklace! The Metropolitan Wind Symphony was founded by Jerry Gardner in 1971, and was awarded the prestigious 2015 Sudler Silver Scroll Award for Community Concert Bands by the John Philip Sousa Foundation. The Symphony is made up of over 60 talented woodwind, brass, and percussion instrumentalists who audition for membership and seating. MetWinds presents formal performances of traditional and contemporary wind band literature, as well as…

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August 2019

Summer on the Emerald Necklace: Hawthorn

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pinebank Promontory Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States + Google Map

The Emerald Necklace Conservancy presents Hawthorn at Summer on the Emerald Necklace! Working from the belief that tradition is made to evolve, the women of Hawthorn chart a creative course through Appalachian and Celtic roots to the present-day. Jamaica Plain locals Heather Scott and Taylor Holland craft songs with “a weight that sits with you long after their audible presence fades” (Red Line Roots). “When they harmonize, the edges of their voices bleed together like watercolors on paper” (WBUR). With…

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Summer on the Emerald Necklace: Boston Landmarks Orchestra

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pinebank Promontory Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States + Google Map

The Emerald Necklace Conservancy presents the Boston Landmarks Orchestra at Summer on the Emerald Necklace! The Boston Landmarks Orchestra was founded in 2001 by conductor and community advocate Charles Ansbacher. The orchestra is comprised of many of the area’s finest professional musicians. They are active throughout the neighborhoods of Boston, mainly in the summertime. The orchestra is part Boston tradition, part Beantown innovation. And it has become an essential part of summertime in Boston. Learn more about our other FREE…

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