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September 2018

La Victoria: Resilience and Creativity at Urbano Project

September 5 @ 8:00 am - November 8 @ 5:00 pm
Urbano Project, 29 Germania St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02138 Select a Country:
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La Victoria: Resilience & Creativity, an exhibition of photographs by the SALTO Collective examining issues of belonging and identity in their home city of Santiago, Chile, will be on view at Urbano Project, September 5 – November 8, 2018. An opening celebration will take place on September 5 from 6-8PM, with a talk by Chilean-American writer and human rights activist Marjorie Agosin. Urbano is presenting La Victoria as part of a series exploring the themes of Resilience and Sustainability. The…

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Jamaica Plain Open Studios

September 22 - September 23
free

The premiere annual arts event in one of Boston’s most eclectic neighborhoods, Jamaica Plain Open Studios (JPOS), is returning for its 25th year. Open Studios is an opportunity to take a rare public peek at some private spaces. The free event showcases the artwork of over 200 artists at 47 sites including artists’ studios, the historic Eliot School, the Haffenreffer brewery complex and more. It runs from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. over the weekend of September 22 - 23,…

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Boston Makers Open House @ JP Open Studios

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North American Indian Center of Boston, 105 South Huntington Avenue
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

We’ve been working hard to build out the new Boston Makers space, and can’t wait to open our doors and welcome new members this fall! Join us to celebrate the next chapter of Boston Makers at our new space, hosted at the North American Indian Center of Boston, as part of JP Open Studios. Everyone is welcome! Open House Sunday, September 23, 1-4 p.m. 105 S. Huntington Avenue Featuring: The Jamaica Plain Honk Band! Maker demos and exhibits! Refreshments!

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Harpoon Brewery Present: Open Mic Night at the Midway!

September 23 @ 9:00 pm - September 24 @ 1:00 am
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The Midway Cafe, 3496 Washington St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

This is the new home of what was formerly the Kings Open Mic. Every Sunday, you can see some of the city’s best comedians, musicians, poets, sketch performers, and more. If you’re interested in performing at the mic, it’s super easy. Just arrive, put your name on a slip of paper in a beer pitcher, and next thing you know you’ll be onstage! Sets are 5 minutes or 2 songs, depending on what you do. Your hosts are Angela Sawyer…

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Mold Making and Metal Casting

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$385

9/28-12/7 This class covers the basics of mold making and casting, along with foundry processes. Students will begin by learning life casting techniques using alginate and plaster. Then, students learn the principles of "draft" while making sand molds that molten aluminum will be cast into. Finally, each student will make a rubber mold of a sculpture or object of their choice to be cast in either bronze or aluminum using the ceramic shell mold process. Plaster, sand, and ceramic shell…

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Intro to MIG Welding Workshop

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

In this 3-hr overview of MIG welding, you will learn studio and personal safety, how the welding equipment works, and then practice your welds! Gas metal arc welding (GMAW), also known as metal inert gas or “MIG” welding, is a semi-automatic or automatic process that uses a continuous wire feed as an electrode and an inert or semi-inert gas mixture to protect the weld from contamination. Workshop also available 11/3. We also offer an 8 hour welding intensive and longer…

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Intro to MIG Welding Workshop

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

In this 3-hr overview of MIG welding, you will learn studio and personal safety, how the welding equipment works, and then practice your welds! Gas metal arc welding (GMAW), also known as metal inert gas or “MIG” welding, is a semi-automatic or automatic process that uses a continuous wire feed as an electrode and an inert or semi-inert gas mixture to protect the weld from contamination. Workshop also available 11/3. We also offer an 8 hour welding intensive and longer…

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Intro to TIG Welding Workshop

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts, 24 Porter St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$150

In this four-hour overview of TIG welding applications, you will learn studio and personal safety, learn how the equipment functions and then practice your welds! TIG welding provides the versatility to weld more kinds of alloys and metals than any other arc welding process. Students will then apply topics demonstrated to create a welding sample in mild steel. Workshop also available on 11/4 and 12/16. We also offer an 8 hour welding intensive (which covers Oxy, Stick and MIG) and…

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Harpoon Brewery Present: Open Mic Night at the Midway!

September 30 @ 9:00 pm - October 1 @ 1:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00pm on , repeating indefinitely

The Midway Cafe, 3496 Washington St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

This is the new home of what was formerly the Kings Open Mic. Every Sunday, you can see some of the city’s best comedians, musicians, poets, sketch performers, and more. If you’re interested in performing at the mic, it’s super easy. Just arrive, put your name on a slip of paper in a beer pitcher, and next thing you know you’ll be onstage! Sets are 5 minutes or 2 songs, depending on what you do. Your hosts are Angela Sawyer…

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October 2018

Turning Wood: The Art of the Woodturner IV – Exhibition

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hunnewell Visitor Center Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, 02130
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Free

An Exhibition by the Association of Revolutionary Turners (ART), Central New England Woodturners, Massachusetts South Shore Woodturners, and Harvard Woodturning. Woodturning has a long history, going back to 1300 BC Egypt. Unique in relation to most woodworking, due to its use of a lathe, woodturners turn out practical, functional pieces or “turn” to the purely aesthetic. Each craftsman brings their own personal artistic vision to the objects they create, and the pieces in maple, cherry, and other wood from far…

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