Please join us for the return of the Sunday Afternoon Concert Series at the Loring Greenough House January 26, 2020 Rob Flax Rob Flax plays many instruments and can make music out of anything. On his #OneManBandTour he travels with a violin and electronics, looping with precision and humor. Multi-instrumentalist Rob Flax describes his music in a concise way: “I play things with strings, I hit stuff, and I sing.” Behind this simple tag line lies a rich depth of…Find out more »
Please join us in our historic parlor for the Sunday Afternoon Concert Series at the Loring Greenough House February 2, 2020 Albino Mbie Albino Mbie makes music that aims to combine disparate entities into an organic whole while retaining their unique, undiluted flavors -- the music of his native Mozambique, coupled with his experiences living in the US and traveling to many other places in the world, overlap pleasingly to treat the audience ear with an original sound of Afro-pop…Find out more »
Jewels of Scandal & Desire: British Jewelry Collections and Country Houses Shimmering, captivating, and corrupting. Great jewels have dazzled people for millennia, their beauty and value producing respect, deception, love, and betrayal. Whether an enormous diamond, a jewel-encrusted heraldic pin, or an Order of the Garter Star, the language of jewels subtly, and sometimes ostentatiously, conveys a statement of power, position, and wealth. In this fascinating talk, Curt will explore how the 18th and 19th century British ruling classes, modeling…Find out more »
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