January 7- 27
William Turville, of the Brickbottom Artists Association, exhibits his work at Amelia's Kitchen 1137 Broadway in Teel Square, Somerville. Call 888-666-0751 for more information.
"Drawn from Life", an exhibition of drawings by artists based in Massachusetts, including work by Robert Cumming, Lou Gippetti, Tom Norton, Robin Paine, Barnet Rubenstein, Liz Schweber and John Wilson. At the Brickbottom Gallery, 1 Fitchburg St in Somerville. Call 617-776-3410 for more information.
January 8-Feb 6
Gallery Bershad at One celebrates "one year of presenting provocative art and dynamic exhibitions" and introduces eight new artists. At gallerybershad , 99 Dover St. in Somerville. Gallery hours: Wed, Thu and Sun 12pm-6pm; Fri and Sat 12pm-8pm. Call 629-9400 x 3 for more information. To join the email events list, email kristina@...
January 11- February 8
First Time Homebuyers' Class for Artists: Offering information on all aspects of purchasing a home over a course of five weeks. Classes every Tuesday from 6:30-9:00pm at the Metroplitan Boston Housing Partnership office on 569 Colombus Ave., Boston. Accessible from orange line Mass. Ave. T stop. Total cost is $25.00. To enrol, send a check made payable to the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership to: First Time Homebuyers' Class for Artists, c/o Massachusetts Cultural Council, 120 Boylston Street, 2nd floor, Boston, MA 02116-4600. Receipt of payment is necessary to ensure enrollment. For more information, call Michael Brady, Program Officer for Artists on 727-3668 x 354 or send email to michael.brady@...
. (Co-sponsored by Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership).
Poetry reading by Ibbetson St. Press Poets Doug Holder, Linda Haviland Conte, Gary Duehr, Rufus Goodwin and Sue Sullivan at Somerville Central Library, 79 Highland Ave. 7pm. Call 623-5000 for more information.
Deadline for submissions for juried exhibition "Monsters" organized by students in the Exhibition Planning for the Art Museum seminar offered through the Museum Studies Certificate Program at Tufts University. Theme wide open to interpretation. All media. Send up to 8 well-labeled slides or a video tape, information sheet, resume and SASE to: Joanna Soltan, Tufts University Gallery, Aidekman Arts Center, Medford, MA 02155. For more information, call Joanna, 627-3088 . Exhibition scheduled for early May, 2000.
Permanent exhibit of paintings by Carmella Adario at the Blue Garden gallery on 104 Orchard street. For more information, call Cynthia Robinson, 666-5718.
Somerville Community Chorus open rehearsals. No auditions. Registration at 7:15pm. Rehearsals start at 7:30pm at the Powder House Community School at 1060 Broadway Street, near Davis Square. There will be two other rehearsals: January 25 and February 1. For more information, call 617-625-6600 x 2985 (ask for the Somerville Community Chorus) or send email to somerville_chorus@...
Poetry reading by Elizabeth Gordon McKim and Charles Coe at the Somerville Central Library on 79 Highland Ave. Call 623-5000 for more information.
"It Could Be Worse", a new feature film by Zack Stratis will screen at the Sundance Film Festival. Runs through January 30.
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. Questions? E-mail Kristin at solias@...