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October 14 – 7:30 PM

A Conversation with Jessie Jeanne Stinnett on “Surge”: A Choreographer’s Response to Sea Level Rise

Presented in partnership with Boston Dance Theater 

Jessie is a dancer, choreographer, and the founder and co-artistic director of Boston Dance Theater.  Her current project, “Surge,” addresses the crisis of sea level rise, and the role that arts+science collaboration can play in creating a sustainable future.


October 28 – 7:30 PM

A Conversation with David Fichter on the Mystic Street Mural: Visual Art as a Platform for Civic Engagement

Presented in Partnership with Somerville Arts Council

David has been creating public art, and engaging the public in artmaking, for over 35 years. His colorful murals celebrating the Mystic and Charles Rivers are beloved local landmarks.
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November 4 – 7:30 PM

A Conversation with Playwright Chantal Bilodeau on “Sila”: Embracing the Complexity of Climate Change

Presented in partnership with Central Square Theater

An award-winning playwright, Chantal is the Artistic Director of The Arctic Cycle, an organization that uses theatre to foster conversation about the global climate crisis and encourage people to take action.
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November 11 – 7:30 PM

Composer Oliver Caplan: Stories of Social Justice, Conservation, and Community

Presented in Partnership with Juventas New Music Ensemble

Award-winning composer Oliver writes melodies that nourish our souls, offering a voice of hope in an uncertain world. He is the Artistic Director of Juventas New Music Ensemble, a pioneering contemporary chamber group that presents music by emerging voices.    
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November 18 – 7:30 PM

Avi Salloway: Musician, Activist, and leader of the band Billy Wylder: Striking a Match for Justice!

Presented in Partnership with Passim

From Standing Rock to Jerusalem, the Sahel to Carnegie Hall, music has been the source of strength for Avi. As an activist, he uses music as a tool to build community, environmental and indigenous justice, and peace in the Middle East.  
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