Massachusetts

Worldfest

With a world of choices this summer, there’s no end to the possibilities. Travel the globe in Massachusetts with Worldfest. Enjoy ethnic and cultural festivals happening across the state, all summer long. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, there’s a multitude of multicultural events going on across the state. Whether it’s a Dragon Boat Festival, a Native American Powwow or a Cape Verdean parade, you’ll find it in Massachusetts.

 

  • Feast your eyes on Greek entertainment

  • Watch dragon boats race on the Charles River

  • Attempt Irish dancing

  • Make memories at the Mardi Gras parade

  • Immerse yourself in the celebration of garlic

  • Learn the art of Indian storytelling

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  • Gallery Tour: The Symbol of Christianity

    Clinton

    Sat, Sep 9, 2017

    Join Museum Registrar Laura Garrity-Arquitt to explore different variations of the Christian cross, their histories, uses and meanings. Free with... more

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  • MHD

    Boston

    Wed, Sep 13, 2017

    MHD, a rapper from Paris, has pioneered a new genre of hip-hop called Afro Trap, inspired by Atlanta's trap music.... more

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  • Gallery Tour: Expedition Animals

    Clinton

    Wed, Sep 13, 2017

    Museum Registrar Laura Garrity-Arquitt guides an expedition to find animal icons throughout the Museum. For kids and kids-at-heart. Free with... more

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  • Carrie Rodriguez

    Somerville

    Thu, Sep 14, 2017

    Singer-songwriter Carrie Rodriguez returns after captivating audiences at CRASHfest last year. From Austin, Texas, she finds beauty in the cross-pollination... more

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  • Gallery Tour: Unicorns and Dragons in Mythology and Iconography

    Clinton

    Thu, Sep 21, 2017

    Museum Curator and CEO Kent Russell uses an art historical perspective to focus on the cross-cultural symbolism of mythical beasts... more

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  • Contemporary Russian Literature Book Group: Between Dog & Wolf

    Clinton

    Sun, Sep 24, 2017

    Free. Call Mila at (978) 598-5000 x115 for more information about the group Join us as as we discuss Between Dog... more

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  • The High Kings

    Somerville

    Sat, Sep 30, 2017

    The High Kings is an Irish supergroup made up of Finbarr Clancy, Brian Dunphy, Martin Furey, and Darren Holden. Versatile... more

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  • FILM: The Desert of Forbidden Art

    Clinton

    Sat, Sep 30, 2017

    The incredible story of how a treasure trove of banned Soviet art worth millions of dollars was found in the... more

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  • The Paco de Lucía Project produced by Javier Limón

    Boston

    Fri, Oct 13, 2017

    Produced by 10-time Latin Grammy winner Javier Limón, The Paco de Lucía Project reassembles the original... more

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  • Habib Koité

    Somerville

    Sat, Nov 11, 2017

    One of the leading figures in Afropop, Malian guitar virtuoso Habib Koité is a modern troubadour blessed with a... more

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  • DakhaBrakha

    Boston

    Sat, Nov 18, 2017

    Drones and beats, crimson beads, and towering black lamb's-wool hats all serve as a striking backdrop to the Ukrainian folk-punk... more

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  • Compagnie Hervé Koubi

    Boston

    Fri, Jan 12 - Sat, Jan 13, 2018

    After selling out its stunning performances last year, Compagnie Hervé Koubi returns with its highly physical, fluid work that... more

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  • Juan de Marcos & the Afro-Cuban All Stars

    Boston

    Sun, Jan 14, 2018

    The Afro-Cuban All Stars is a 17-piece dream team of Cuba's hottest musicians brought together by musical director Juan de... more

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  • BJM / Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

    Boston

    Fri, Feb 2 - Sat, Feb 3, 2018

    The internationally renowned repertory company Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal, or BJM, defies categories with its blend of... more

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  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo

    Cambridge

    Sun, Feb 11, 2018

    With the power of gospel and the precision of Broadway, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is the undisputed king of mbube, South... more

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  • TAO: Drum Heart

    Boston

    Sun, Feb 18, 2018

    With explosive taiko drumming and innovative, acrobatic choreography, TAO: Drum Heart offers a breathtaking, vibrantly modern twist on a traditional... more

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