Charles Overton & Brian Friedland – Jazz (Eliot Schoolyard Concerts)

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts 24 Eliot St., Jamaica Plain, MA

Charles Overton has broken ground by bringing harp to jazz. He’s played at Tanglewood, the Berlin Philharmonic and Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, and was the first harpist at Berklee’s Global Jazz Institute, where he studied with Terri-Lynn Carrington and Danilo Perez. He’s joined by composer Brian Friedland on keyboard. Enjoy live music, outdoors in a creative, […]

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Thaddeus Hogarth/John Baboian Duo – Jazz/R&B (Eliot Schoolhouse Concerts)

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts 24 Eliot St., Jamaica Plain, MA

Thaddeus Hogarth’s chromatic harmonica pays tribute to childhood influences from the soulful styles of Bill Withers and Sly Stone to the hypnotic grooves and sociopolitical commentary of early reggae. The feel is raw and organic with many of the defining sounds of the 70’s, amplified by John Baboian's guitar. Both teach at Berklee College of […]

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Notebook P / Miranda Rae – R&B (Eliot Schoolyard Concerts)

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts 24 Eliot St., Jamaica Plain, MA

Singer/songwriter Notebook P has been nominated for Boston Music Awards’ ‘R&B Artist of the Year,” an honor Miranda Rae won in 2020. Notebook P’s catalog includes the EP, “I Made This, For You”, with producer Humbeats, debuting with The Museum TV’s newest performance platform, “The Window Seat.” Miranda Rae debuted her “Excuse My Baggage” EP […]

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Man on Land jazz trio (Eliot Schoolyard Concerts

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts 24 Eliot St., Jamaica Plain, MA

Jazz trio Brian Friedland (keyboard), Greg Loughman (bass), Austin McMahon (drums) celebrate the release of their new album, "Songs of Hope," a collectively produced suite composed "in hopes of a more just and equitable world." It’s part of the Eliot Schoolyard Concert Series, featuring music from jazz to R&B to folk and funk, harp to […]

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Eliot School Salon: Whose Standards? Racial Equity in Craft & Design Part 1 & 2

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts 24 Eliot St., Jamaica Plain, MA

The Eliot School Salon: Whose Standards? Racial Equity in Craft & Design Part 1: Oct 8, 7 pm. Part 2: Oct 14, 7 pm. Virtual conversation with leaders in the field, hosted by Alison Croney Moses, Eliot School’s Program Director. Part of Boston Design Week. Advance registration required: https://eliotschool.org/programs/events

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Friedland & Friends LIVE Jazz Series

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts 24 Eliot St., Jamaica Plain, MA

Friedland & Friends LIVE Jazz Series Pianist/composer Brian Friedland with Catherine Bent 9/20 Man on Land 9/27 Shaw Pong Liu & Dave Cordes 10/11 Steve Fell 10/18 Rob Flax 10/25. 4 pm on Sundays, Sept 20-Oct 25. Eliot Schoolyard, 24 Eliot Street Advance tickets required: https://eliotschool.org/programs/events

People’s State of the Union Story Circle

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts 24 Eliot St., Jamaica Plain, MA

Most years, the President’s State of the Union address highlights the past year and suggests priorities for the year ahead. It’s a broadcast from one to many. But democracy is a conversation, not a monologue. Understanding the state of our union takes We the People reflecting in our own communities, coming together across political divides, […]

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Get Ready for Galleries: Locate Your Success

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts 24 Eliot St., Jamaica Plain, MA

One of The Focusing Series most popular workshops, Scott Cipolla covers how to find and approach galleries that would be the right fit for your work, how to create a professional, dynamic portfolio, and how to make your work-no matter what medium-ready for display.  Time will be designated to discuss the various exhibition opportunities each individual participant […]

$30.00

Getting Your Time, Space & Mind Ready to Create

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts 24 Eliot St., Jamaica Plain, MA

Do you aspire to do more art this year? Get your resolution off to a great start with this workshop! Learn from The Focusing Series instructors, Julie Boyer & Anna Koon how to commit to creativity through time management, developing intention and designating space for art (your “studio”).  Students will also learn helpful exercises for […]

$30.00

Kamishibai: Japanese Story-Box Theater

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts 24 Eliot St., Jamaica Plain, MA

Kamishibai (kami=paper, shibai=theater) is a traditional form of telling stories with drawings inside a portable theater-box. A kamishibai performer in olden times would hitch a wooden theater onto a bicycle and travel from place to place, recounting folk tales and adventures. Shunsuke Yamaguchi has recreated the wooden story theater for our times, using his own […]

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