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Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts

24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
http://eliotschool.org

December 2014

Kamishibai: Japanese Story-Box Theater

December 7, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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 original drawings, with cutouts and moving parts, to tell modern adaptations of traditional tales. His bright, lively drawings and his sense of humor bring two…

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January 2015

Getting Your Time, Space & Mind Ready to Create

January 18, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$30.00

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 getting those creative juices flowing.  Understanding how the creative process works empowers us to master the conditions for success.  Participants will gain the tips and…

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March 2015

Get Ready for Galleries: Locate Your Success

March 25, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$30.00

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 should explore based on his/her artwork.  Please bring 3-5 examples of your artwork. Can either be original works or images. Registration ends 5pm 3/24 (Tuesday). …

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January 2019

People’s State of the Union Story Circle

January 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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, sharing our stories and listening. The People’s State of the Union is a national event conceived by activist arts organization US Dept of Arts &…

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September 2020

Friedland & Friends LIVE Jazz Series

September 20, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 25, 2020

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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

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Friedland & Friends LIVE Jazz Series

September 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 25, 2020

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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

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October 2020

Friedland & Friends LIVE Jazz Series

October 4, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 25, 2020

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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

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

October 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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

October 11, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 25, 2020

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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

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

October 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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

October 18, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 25, 2020

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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

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Friedland & Friends LIVE Jazz Series

October 25, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 25, 2020

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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

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June 2021

Man on Land jazz trio (Eliot Schoolyard Concerts

June 6, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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 steel pan, every Sunday at 4 from now through September. Enjoy live music, outdoors in a creative, vibrant space. Bring your own seating. Any public…

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

June 13, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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 in 2019. “Thinkin Bout You” became the top single from the project, and dubbed a classic. Enjoy live music, outdoors in a creative, vibrant space. It’s…

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

June 20, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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 Music, and it’s a rare treat to hear them perform together. Enjoy live music, outdoors in a creative, vibrant space. It’s part of the Eliot…

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

June 27, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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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, vibrant space. It’s part of the Eliot Schoolyard Concert Series, featuring music from jazz to R&B to folk and funk, harp to steel pan, every Sunday…

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July 2021

40 Million Feet – Nepalese sarangi & guitar (Eliot School Concerts)

July 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Nepalese sarangi joins acoustic guitar in a lyrical meeting of worlds. On a sunny day in October 2017, Shyam Nepali was walking along the Charles River and noticed Charlie Giargiari playing guitar on a bench by a waterfall. Shyam quickly ran home and got his Nepalese sarangi for an impromptu improvisational jam. And so began 40 Million Feet. 40 Million Feet is the approximate distance from Boston to Kathmandu, Nepal. NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts said, “The blend between the unlikely…

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Eduardo Project – Venezuelan fusion (Eliot Schoolyard Concerts)

July 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Considered “one of the iconic harpists of this new age,” ​Eduardo Betancourt​ is a Grammy-award winning Venezuelan composer and multi-instrumentalist with 30 years of experience in traditional and fusion Venezuelan music. Nominated at the Pepsi Music Awards for “Best Artist,” “Best Song,” and “Best Album,” he has recorded with renowned international artists such as: Simon Diaz, Oscar D León, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Danny Rivera, Luis Salinas, Jorge Celedón, and others. He's joined here by Kevin Guerrero and Ali Tovar on…

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Josh Rosen, Giuseppe Paradiso & Brian Friedland – Jazz (Eliot Schoolyard Concerts)

July 25, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Three jazz musicians known for their improvisation and composing combine two keyboards and polyrhthmic percussion. It's a rare moment to hear two keyboards tangle and twist together under the hands of world-travelled masters, Brian Friedland and Josh Rosen, embroidered by Giuseppi Paradiso on drums. Enjoy live music, outdoors in a creative, vibrant space. It’s part of the Eliot Schoolyard Concert Series, featuring music from jazz to R&B to folk and funk, harp to steel pan, every Sunday at 4 from now…

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