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Cambridge, MA United States

August 2014

Good Harbor

August 8, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
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Good Harbor band

Local band Good Harbor criss-crosses jazz, funk, and folk to create a sound that is full and clean.

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Summer Fling: One Minute Film Fest

August 9, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Gallery 263 Summer Fling, A Festival of One Minute Films

Our annual one-minute film festival returns with new shorts capturing the essence of "summertime".

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Devin Tuel and Stephen Harms (Native Harrow)

August 14, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
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Devin Tuel and Stephen Harms, Native Harrow

Brooklyn-based Americana/Folk duo Devin Tuel and Stephen Harms bring new depth and colors to traditional repertoire as well as to their original songs.

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Mike Caprarola, Carly Tefft, and Auguster

August 16, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Mike Caprarola

Emerging singer/songwriters Mike Caprarola, Carly Tefft, and Auguster (Jimmy Marino) each bring a unique blend of influences to their soulful songs and performances.

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The Western Den, Marny Lion Proudfit, Paige Chaplin, Ash and the Grave Giant

August 22, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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The Western Den

Poignant lyrics and soulful singing unite these folk influenced singer/songwriters for a night of solo and collaborative performances.

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Penny & Sparrow

August 23, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Penny & Sparrow

Penny & Sparrow make music influenced by The Swell Season, Bon Iver, and Mumford and Sons.

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September 2014

Play Fest

September 6, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Play Fest 2014 three original plays based on famous works of art

This year's Play Fest features three original plays that go behind the scenes of famous works of art.

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Play Fest

September 7, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Play Fest 2014 three original plays based on famous works of art

This year's Play Fest features three original plays that go behind the scenes of famous works of art.

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Strangled Darlings

September 12, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Strangled Darlings

Playing acoustic instruments with a punk intensity, Strangled Darlings create musical poetry out of the American pageant.

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Hermann Hudde

September 14, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Hermann Hudde

A recital of Latin American art music for solo classical guitar.

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Covey, Sam Morrow, and Emily Hackett

September 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Cambridge, MA United States
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Poster Covey, Sam Morrow, Emily Hackett at Gallery 263

A one-of-a-kind songwriter in the round pairing of local indie-folk Covey, LA based folk-rock songwriter Sam Morrow, and Southern singer-songwriter Emily Hackett.

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Quiles & Cloud, Dylan McKinstry

September 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Quiles & Cloud

San Francisco band Quiles & Cloud craft songs that use the well-worn imagery of a wayward traveler. Dylan McKinstry takes the traditional styles of mandolin and guitar down new avenues. Folk/Americana/Singer-Songwriter.

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Artists’ Reception: Fragments of Engagement

September 19, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Sean Thomas Foulkes, "Blackbirds", tryptych detail

Join us as we gather to celebrate the opening of Sean Thomas Foulkes's Fragments of Engagement at Gallery 263. On view through October 11.

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Kristina Blanchflower

September 20, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Cambridge, MA United States
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Kristina Blanchflower

Local songwriter Kristina Blanchflower combines her classical folk roots with experimental instrumentation and renewed lyrical depth. Local/Singer-Songwriter/Folk

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CPS Info Session

September 21, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Dena Haden, "Life of Materials" Winter 2014 CPS Exhibition

Interested in applying to our Curatorial Proposal Series? This afternoon info session will answer any questions you might have about presenting your exhibition in our space

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Gelatin Plate Printmaking Workshop

September 27, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Gelatin Monotype Printmaking Workshop

Enjoy spontaneous and fast-paced fun while learning Gelatin Plate Printmaking techniques! These luminous one-of-a-kind prints are created without a press and utilize paints as well as mixed media.

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October 2014

Semiosis Quartet

October 3, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Semiosis String Quartet

The Semiosis Quartet thrives on passionately presenting music of living composers. Founded in February of 2014, the group formed to perform together in a concert presented by the Equilibrium Concert Series,  including works by Henryk Gorecki, John Zorn, and Boston based composer Stefanie Lubkowski. Personalities clicked and from there the Semiosis Quartet was born. Members include Natalie Calma and Nicole Parks, violins; Oliver Chang, viola; Bryan Hayslett, cello. Doors open at 7:30 PM.  

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Laney Jones and the Lively Spirits, Dear Creek, Haint Blue

October 9, 2014 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Laney Jones and the Lively Spirits

Join us for an eclectic evening of folk music which brings together the banjo picking Americana singer Laney Jones, Baltimore-based indie ensemble Haint Blue, and energetic Appalachian-inspired group Dear Creek.

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Joel Karabo Elliott, Good Harbor

October 10, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Joel Karabo Elliott

In their projects, both Joel Karabo Elliott, and Aparna Lakshmi and John Shakespear of Good Harbor are storytellers, finding a way to connect with tradition and place.

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Callow, Blue Moon Harem, Porch Party Mamas

October 11, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Callow

A three band bill featuring SF based Callow, and local bands Blue Moon Harem and Porch Party Mamas.

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Silent Dance Party

October 18, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Silent Dance Party

Our second Silent Dance Party is coming your way this October! Our last event was so much fun that we're gonna kick off our shoes and do it all again. Bring your smartphone and headphones to connect to three live streams of music mixed by some of Boston's top DJs. We'll also be pouring beers from Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project! $15 gets you in to the party and fills your cup throughout the night. Tickets are available in…

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People of Earth! Opening Reception

October 24, 2014 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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People of Earth, Tim McCool, Space Chimp

Working with a variety of media and messages, Cavallero, McCool, and Squier come together to share a sense of excitement about the potential amongst the stars. People of Earth! is on view through November 22.

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After Jack

October 25, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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After Jack

Named 2014 Americana Vocal Group of the Year by the Appalachian Cultural Music Association, the trio couples a modern sensibility with distinctly old-time energy to blend bluegrass, gospel and folk elements.

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Halloween Costume Contest

October 31, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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263 Halloween Costume Contest

Bring your trick-or-treaters around to Gallery 263 on Halloween night! We're hosting our annual all ages costume contest from 5-8 PM.

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November 2014

Chantilly, Thick Wild

November 1, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Chantilly

Chantilly writes the best rainy day songs that you've ever cried to. Thick Wild's take on folk music broods with dark clouds and eerie references.

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“Harvest Music” with poet Judson Evans

November 2, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Harvest Music and Judson Evans

Join us for a rich evening of poetry and original music performed in the round.

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Castle Garden

November 7, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Castle Garden, an original musical

CASTLE GARDEN, a new musical from local playwright and musician Adam Baratz. CASTLE GARDEN tells the story of B., a nomadic musician, who undertakes a spirit journey to reconnect with his family.

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Castle Garden

November 8, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Castle Garden, an original musical

CASTLE GARDEN, a new musical from local playwright and musician Adam Baratz. CASTLE GARDEN tells the story of B., a nomadic musician, who undertakes a spirit journey to reconnect with his family.

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Castle Garden

November 9, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Castle Garden, an original musical

CASTLE GARDEN, a new musical from local playwright and musician Adam Baratz. CASTLE GARDEN tells the story of B., a nomadic musician, who undertakes a spirit journey to reconnect with his family.

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Hayley Sabella, David Tanklefsky

November 9, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Hayley Sabella

Local songwriters Hayley Sabella and David Tanklefsky join us for an evening at Gallery 263! Sabella's new record "King Solomon" is out now.

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Omnia Hegazy, Zoya, Ev Horan

November 14, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Omnia Hegazy

Omnia Hegazy's sound is informed by guitar-driven American pop/rock, maqam-based Arabic folk, and the politically-charged singer-songwriters of the past and present.

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Bill Scorzari, Annie Johnson

November 15, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Bill Scorzari

NY based singer-songwriter, Bill Scorzari brings his mix of Americana, folk, and rock to Cambridge. Annie Johnson's heart lies in the simplicity of song and melody, with influences of Folk and Americana.

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High Key Trio

November 20, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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High Key Trio

The High Key Trio explores the worlds of South American rhythms and urban music through improvisation and composition.

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Laura Grill Band, Katie Seiler Group

November 21, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Laura Grill Band

“It’s jump jazz, it’s barroom rock, it’s chamber folk, and it’s downright infectious.” Boston Globe Although clearly infused with Jazz and Classical sensibilities the Laura Grill Band sound is undeniably folk. Reflective lyrics are combined with tastes of chamber music, improvisation and four part harmonies to create a sound that is uncatalogued. Katie Seiler is a jazz vocalist who has studied with the likes of Luciana Souza, Kim Nazarian, Fred Hersch, Jason Moran, Dominique Eade, George Garzone, Frank Carlberg, Jerry Bergonzi, and…

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December 2014

2015 Launch Party

December 5, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Winter Fundraiser Launch Party Banner Gallery 263 2014

Please join us at Gallery 263 as we ring in the season with our Annual Winter Fundraiser, the 2015 Launch Party!  Come sip a glass of champagne, enjoy some hors d'oeuvres, cast your raffle tickets, celebrate local artists and musicians, and help ensure another year of successful programming here at Gallery 263.  We are ever-grateful for your support! Beautiful 2015 Calendars, created by the Gallery with original artwork by our Artist Members and Past Exhibitors will be available for purchase and pick-up.  All of the…

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“Varying Degrees of Discord”

December 11, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Varying Degrees of Discord Event Image

Join us for an evening of improvised music, compositions, and sound experiments that revel in measures of dissonance and discord. Curator Matt Samolis brings together talented local improvisers and new musicians in a variety of ensembles.

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Goli

December 12, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Goli_Chamber Music for the Modern Era

As Goli, local musicians Valerie Thompson and Vessela Stoyanova create lively original songs that showcase their backgrounds in world music, folk, rock, and improvisation.

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January 2015

In This River with Russ Kniffin

January 17, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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In This River_band image

In This River is a harmonic duo of acoustic, organic soul. With dancing acoustic guitars and rich vocal harmonies, the songs of In This River are born of the mountains, oceans, and endless skies.

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Lina B Tullgren, Kellen Zakula

January 22, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Lina B Tullgren

Lina B Tullgren writes and plays songs that are both loud and quiet, sad and happy, intense and ethereal. Kellen Zakula's songs and sound draw influence from old-time music of Appalachia, songwriting greats like Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell, and many of today’s up-and-coming rock pop acts – a unique combination for a truly unique sound.

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Antennae Wedding, Mike DeBenedictis, David Tanklefsky

January 30, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
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Antennae Wedding, Mike DeBenedictis, David Tanklefsky

Join us for an evening with three incredible Boston-based singer-songwriters: Antennae Wedding, Mike DeBenedictis, and David Tanklefsky

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Ian Fitzgerald, Caroline Cotter, John Faraone, Dylan Sevey

January 31, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Ian Fitzgerald

Folk songwriter and Gallery 263 friend Ian Fitzgerald is back along with three emerging talents from the New England area: Caroline Cotter (ME), John Faraone (RI), and Dylan Sevey (RI).

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February 2015

Anastasia Markov, Grey Season, Martial

February 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Anastasia Markov

Folk-punk songwriters Anastasia Markov and Martial (Nicholas Starrantino) play assertive yet stripped down sets at Gallery 263

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Mike Lemme’s “Where I’m From”

February 7, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Promo Image "Where I'm From"

Comedian Mike Lemme returns close to home to prepare "Where I'm From" for a run in New York City. Joining Mike will be the hilarious Shaun Bedgood and Janelle Draper.

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Gelatin Plate Printmaking Workshop

February 8, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Art Book _Tamar Etingen

Enjoy spontaneous and fast-paced fun while learning Gelatin Plate Printmaking techniques! These luminous one-of-a-kind prints are created without a press and utilize paints as well as mixed media.

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Andrew Smith and Friends

February 13, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
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Andrew Smith and Friends

Join jazz/pop singer Andrew Smith and his talented friends for a romantic evening of music. Featuring special guest, Joe Merrick, and many more!

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Take Me to the River Discussion & Reception

February 19, 2015 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
MichaelKolster_TakemetotheRiver_Gallery263_SwimmersTopshamME

Gallery 263 is proud to present Take Me to the River, a solo Curatorial Proposal Series exhibition, featuring work by Michael Kolster. Please join us as we celebrate this selection of ambrotypes and large scale prints from digital scans of the glass plates, depicting four transitional post-industrial rivers along the eastern seaboard of the United States: the Androscoggin River in Maine and New Hampshire, the Schulykill River in and above Philadelphia, Virginia’s James River, and the Savannah River along the border of…

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Atlas Lab, Post Modern Authors

February 21, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
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Atlas Lab

Boston-based bands Atlas Lab and Post Modern Authors take experimental approaches towards folk music, layering sounds and blurring genre lines.

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SKIM and Abby Swidler

February 28, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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SkiM Band

SkiM, a new Boston based band, is pasteurized by the good tidings of Maura Scanlin, Kody Glazer, Sonny Lalchandani, and Issac Levien. Gorgeous, and aware of their homages to the likes of the Punch Brothers, Sam Amidon, Cuddle Magic, Richard Brautigan, and other noblemen and women, they like to make songs and they like to sing them for you. Maybe you’ll hear something you know, but count on them to be freshly squeezed, filling your hearts with feeling-like things. Abby…

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March 2015

The Ladles & Mandobros

March 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Mandobros_The Ladles

Come on out for a great night of music! Or, if that's not your thing, come for the cookies. Double bill featuring The Ladles (Katie Martucci, Caroline Kuhn & Lucia Purpura-Pontoniere), The Mandobros (Dylan Mckinstry and Jacob Means).

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Sam Cook-Stuntz, My Brother Russell, Opal Puckett

March 7, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sam Cook-Struntz_ My Brother Russell_ Opal Puckett

Join us for an evening of like-minded Folk from singer-songwriters and musicians in the Cambridge/Somerville community. Doors at 7:00 PM

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Sara Ontaneda, Christopher Pimental

March 8, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
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Sara Ontaneda & Chris Pimental

Sara Ontaneda and Christopher Pimental combine their Ecuadorian-American heritage with jazz and pop influences to create colorful and lively original music. Doors at 6:30 PM

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Midnight Lantern with Abbi White

March 12, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Midnight Lantern trio

Midnight Lantern is an indie eclectic folk-rock band based in Boston. Connected through church, we make music not only for the sake of the music, but to communicate the realities of hardship and struggle, withstood through faith. Although we are Christian, we hope that our lyrics inspire people regardless of religious beliefs, and that our music will take your listening to new heights. For this unplugged set, Emma Gifford, Gracie Aho, and Morgan Joyce Williams will be playing as an acoustic…

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Seen + Heard

March 13, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
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Michael Kolster_I-295 Bridges, Topsham, 2011

Join us for Seen + Heard, a new open-mic storytelling series at Gallery 263! Inspired by our current exhibition, Take Me to the River, the theme of this session is “bridges”.

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Tot Lot Art Show Reception

March 19, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Cambridge, MA United States
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TotLot_ArtShow_2015

Please join the Cambridgeport Children’s Center (aka Totlot) families and friends at Gallery 263 as we celebrate our sixth annual exhibition of toddler and preschool artwork together! The Cambridgeport Children’s Center’s (CCC) mission is to provide a nurturing and inclusive early childhood educational experience based on a Reggio-inspired philosophy that values diversity and respect.  The CCC actively promote partnerships between children, families, teachers, & the community. 

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Port Sounds Music Festival

March 28, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
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Port Sounds Music Festival

Join us for Port Sounds, a two-day folk music festival at Gallery 263. The Saturday line-up includes Vesper Chimes, Dylan Mckinstry, Max Garcia Conover, and the Western Den.

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Port Sounds Music Festival

March 29, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Port Sounds Music Festival

Join us for Port Sounds, a two-day folk music festival at Gallery 263. The Saturday line-up includes Vesper Chimes, Dylan Mckinstry, Max Garcia Conover, and the Western Den.

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April 2015

Hands on Deck Potluck Reception

April 2, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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David Craft_Gallery263_HandsonDeck

  David Craft, "New constellations for recently extinct species", acrylic on canvas, 4'x4', 2015 Gallery 263 is pleased to present Hands on Deck, a group exhibition featuring work by those who support the gallery in many ways.  We are proud to share fresh work by our dedicated decision-makers, leaders, advisors – those who gladly offer their time, donate their energy and help to steer Gallery 263. Please join our staff and board members for a casual potluck reception - bring a homemade dish,…

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Good Harbor EP Release Show

April 3, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Good Harbor_Ballast Songs EP

We're thrilled to welcome Good Harbor back to Gallery 263 to release their debut EP, Ballast Songs. (Jazz/Folk)

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“Within the Above” Hybrid Exhibition: Sound Performance 1

April 9, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
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Within the Above, Gallery 263 Hybrids, Vines and Hawks

Organized and Performed by Andy Kelleher Stuhl and Leigh Kaulbach Sound Performance 1: A generative sound piece develops in the presence of the audience, transitioning from voiced expressions of love into a wash of textural and resonant sounds. Circled around the hawks, viewers see other audience members as part of the performance and conceive of themselves as witnesses to universal love, both in the visual plane and as part of the sound performance.   The performance will last 25 minutes,…

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“Within the Above” Hybrid Exhibition: Sound Performance 2

April 10, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
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Within the Above, Gallery 263 Hybrids, Vines and Hawks

Organized and Performed by Andy Kelleher Stuhl and Leigh Kaulbach Sound Performance 2: Building on Performance 1, in which a generative sound piece develops in the presence of the audience, a second sound performance will be staged.  Performance 2 will revisit voiced expressions of love and textural and resonant sounds, and will incorporate the newly recorded material from the previous evenings' event.  Afterwards, the artists and audience will write love letters, to be photocopied and issued together in zine format, to…

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“Within the Above” Hybrid Exhibition: Installation Viewing

April 11, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Within the Above, Gallery 263 Hybrids, Vines and Hawks

Organized by Andy Kelleher Stuhl and Leigh Kaulbach Installation Viewing: Visitors are invited to a more free-form experience of the installation environment.  A version of the sound piece, incorporating the process and elements from the previous nights’ performances, will play on loop, alongside other documenting materials. Please see full Within the Above Press Release for expanded information

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An Afternoon of Duets

April 12, 2015 @ 3:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Olsen Pingrey_Duets

Join us for an afternoon of duets featuring several musicians from the local jazz scene. Featuring Daniel Rosenthal, Eric Hofbauer, Randy Pingrey, Peter Kenagey, Tom Plsek, Randy Pingrey, Laura Grill, and Kathy Olson.

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Groupmuse @ Gallery 263

April 17, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Groupmuse at Gallery 263

Groupmuse has been described as "chamber music for the modern age". At their soireés, people of all ages are invited to enjoy music that was originally meant for party-going. Reacquaint yourself with classical music at these fun donation-based concerts.

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Day of 263!

April 18, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Spring has finally sprung, and to celebrate we're hosting a special open house with free, fun events for all ages! Stop in and experience some of our different program offerings including yoga, art workshops, music concerts, and more!

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Wave Sleep Wave and Peter Gumaskas

April 19, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
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Wave Sleep Wave

Experimental art rock band Wave Sleep Wave are headed to Cambridge, MA. Check out an afternoon set at Gallery 263 before they appear on WMBR's "Premature Anticipation" with Elaine Kung that evening.

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Members’ Exhibition Reception

April 24, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Gallery 263 is pleased to host our fourth annual Members’ Exhibition, featuring work by 27 of our talented Artist Members. We invite you to join us for the reception on Friday April 24, 7-9pm. Gallery 263 Artist Members are a vital part of our mission to support local and regional artists of all media.  Members benefit from wide exposure during this busy time, as well as from a prominent web presence on gallery263.com. Additional benefits include waived application fees for all our…

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Lords of Lichtenstein & Ian Fitzgerald

April 25, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Lords of Lichtenstein

Ian Fitzgerald returns to Gallery 263 with friends The Lords of Lichtenstein for a night of folk music showcasing stunning lyrics and interwoven melodies.

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May 2015

L/B/J and The Ladles

May 1, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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LBJ and the Ladles at 263

The Ladles and L/B/J (Leah Hennessy, Brad Barrett, and Jacob Means) are two trios bringing traditional music---folk, gospel, blues---into a distinctly modern context. Hear music meant to heal tired hands, worried hearts, and soothe seekers of old time religion.

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Groupmuse @ the Gallery

May 2, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Groupmuse at Gallery 263

For our second Groupmuse @ the Gallery we're teaming up with Urbanity Dance to present a collaborative event featuring cellist Rainer Crozier and Urbanity Underground dancer Wisty Andres.

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NEC Songwriting Circle

May 3, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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$5
Talia Rubenstein and Liv Baxter

Songwriting circle features NEC prep students Liv Baxter & Talia Rubenstein, and their musical mentors Val Thompson & Abby Swidler. This performance will be a culmination of songs the group has composed and arranged over the past few months.

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Annual Foraged Banquet 2015

May 6, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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$60

Join us for our Annual Foraged Banquet on Wednesday, May 6! This year, guest chef Didi Emmons will be crafting a menu featuring local ingredients and foraged greens. This is one of our most favorite events at Gallery 263, and its a fun and unique way to show your support for our mission.

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Greef, Vesper Chimes, Absolute Paradise

May 8, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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$8
Absolute Paradise, Greef, Vesper Chimes

Absolute Paradise, Vesper Chimes, and Greef (ME) come together for a going away show for local musician Alec Watson!

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Silent Dance Party

May 16, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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$15
Silent Dance Party

It's time again for the Silent Dance Party! Our last event was so much fun that we're gonna kick off our shoes and do it all again. Bring your smartphone and headphones to connect to two live streams of music mixed by some of Boston's top DJs. This year we're proud to be partnering with Cambridge Brewing Company to provide you with delicious local suds while you're getting down.  Tickets are $15, and will be available for cash at the door, or…

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Seen + Heard Storytelling Series

May 21, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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$5
Seen+Heard Storytelling: Childhood

Inspired by our annual exhibition of artworks created by the students at Morse Elementary School, our open-mic storytelling series will focus on childhood, children, and growing up.

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Jake Shane, Jack Dean, Krista Baroni

May 22, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Jake Shane_Jack Dean_Krista Baroni

Nashville songwriter Jake Shane, and London-based musician Jack Dean imbue their songs with the experiences and sounds that they collected while living in Madrid. New England singer-songwriter Krista Baroni brings her own folk influences to bear with songs from her release "The Alabaster Girl"

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Mark Gilday Jr., Jessica Shamma, Introflection

May 23, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Mark Gilday Jr., Introflection, Jessica Shamma

Mark Gilday Jr., Jessica Shamma, and Introflection take the stage at Gallery 263 Saturday May, 23rd!

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‘it feels like a memory i never had’ Opening Reception & Performance

May 26, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Gallery 263 is pleased to present 'it feels like a memory i never had', a solo exhibition of Elizabeth Hatke’s work featuring a collaborative performance between Hatke and Maude Fujii. this hybrid will explore cross-genre and how art can have multiple lives through sculpture, troche printmaking, photography, performance, and collaboration. Please join us at Gallery 263 on Tuesday May 26th 2015 from 5-7pm for a collaborative performance between Hatke and Fujii, and stay for a reception until 8pm. About the collaborative performance: Fujii will…

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‘it feels like a memory i never had’ Artists’ Talk

May 28, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Gallery 263 is pleased to present ‘it feels like a memory i never had’, a solo exhibition of Elizabeth Hatke’s work featuring a collaborative performance between Hatke and Maude Fujii. this hybrid will explore cross-genre and how art can have multiple lives through sculpture, printmaking, photography, performance, and collaboration. Please join us at Gallery 263 on Thursday May 28th, 2015 at 6pm for an artists' talk, given by Hatke and Fujii. The photographes taken of the collaborative performance between Hatke and Fujii on Tuesday May 26th, 2015 5-7pm will be…

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June 2015

Leslie Ross, Janet Underhill, EndGuys

June 12, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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$10
Leslie Ross, Janet Underhill, and EndGuys

Ever wondered what nine bassoons in an art gallery might sound like? Tonight's show is your chance to find out! Join us for an evening of contemporary compositions and experiments by Leslie Ross and others.

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Yaeko Miranda Elmaleh Group

June 19, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Yaeko Miranda Elmaleh

Join us for an evening with acclaimed Klezmer violinist and Cambridge native, Yaeko Miranda Elmaleh.

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The Complete Cello Suites by Benjamin Britten (Ben Swartz, cello)

June 26, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Ben Swartz, Cello

Boston-based cellist Ben Swartz performs the complete Benjamin Britten cello suites--one night only at Gallery 263!

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Moldmaking and Casting: Make your own Handsoap Workshop

June 27, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Please join us for Moldmaking and Casting, an Artist Residency 2015 Outreach Workshop, led by one of our artist residents, Suzanne Mahoney! When: Saturday June 27, 12 - 3 Who: Led by painter, sculptor, and Gallery 263 Artist in Resident, Suzanne Mahoney. Geared for all ages - bring your family! Young people under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a guardian. Where: Join us at Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street. What: Choose from a selection of objects provided by the artist to create…

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July 2015

263 Walkabout with Michele Lauriat

July 1, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States

Please join us for 263 Walkabout, an Artist Residency 2015 Outreach Workshop, led by one of our artist residents, Michele Lauriat! When: Wednesday July 1, 1 - 4 Who: Led by painter, educator, and Gallery 263 Artist in Resident, Michele Lauriat. Geared for all ages - bring your family! Young people under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a guardian. Where: Meet at Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street. We'll be exploring the neighborhood with sketching supplies by foot, and then returning to the gallery with…

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Gianna Botticelli, Katie Castagno

July 2, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Gianna Botticelli

Local singer-songwriters Gianna Botticelli and Katie Castagno write intimate lyrics and expressive songs that shine in the acoustic environment at 263.

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Fitted to the Latch: Summer 2015 Residency Reception (7-9pm) and Conversation (6-7pm)

July 10, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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2015 Summer Residency Gallery 263

Please join us in celebrating the new work of our four Summer 2015 Artists in Residence; Michele Lauriat, Lucy Lindsey, Suzanne Mahoney and Diana Jean Puglisi in "Fitted to the Latch". Our Summer 2015 Artists in Residence have been making at Gallery 263 since June 1, and their residency will conclude at the end of July 11.

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Matthew Frantz, Andrew DiMarzo

July 11, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Matthew Frantz

Chicago based singer-songwriter Matthew Frantz brings his mix of Americana, Indie, and Folk to Gallery 263. Local act Andrew DiMarzo opens.

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CRIT: Boston Critique Group Reception

July 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Please join us for the reception of CRIT! CRIT is a biographical, cross-examination of the Boston Critique Group which is an artists collaborative that provides artists with the chance to give and receive beneficial feedback through analyzing the conceptual and technical achievements, contextualizing a piece within the contemporary art world, and sparking discussions designed to develop an artists' practice. This one night Pop-up show introduces the members through the exhibition of their current work and the first issue of CRIT,…

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Nosy Mangabe

July 18, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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$5 – $10
Nosy Mangabe

With dueling ukuleles at the helm, the forces of this progressive-jazz-folk quintet fuse the whimsical, weird, and wonderful, producing an exquisite maelstrom of sound, guaranteed to leave the listener's hair messy.

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\ \ V I D E O [ o = o ] N A S T Y / /, KARL, HURRICANED

July 19, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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$5 – $10
\ \ V I D E O [ o = o ] N A S T Y / / KARL

This show highlights pure electronic and acoustic sounds in a close listening environment.

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#trans_port: 263 Hybrid Reception

July 24, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Gallery 263 is pleased to present #trans_port, an interactive 263 Hybrid installation project showcasing the mixed media work and engagement coordination of Beth Plakidas and Ali Terndrup. #trans_port focuses on the role of place and movement in the shaping of cultural identities. It seeks to prompt a discussion on the ways in which a city’s infrastructure affects us on a daily basis. At its core, #trans_port features a set-like diorama pieced together from model train sets, toys, paper houses, and found…

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Kochroach Kollectif, Turtle Pond Union

July 30, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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$10
Kochroach Kollectif_Turtle Pond Union

Gallery 263 is pleased to host two up and coming Boston bands that are investigating their roots, and reinterpreting traditional styles with surprising and delightful results. Join us for Turtle Pond Union & Kochroach Kollectif

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New New England Reception

July 31, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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We are pleased to present New New England, a juried exhibition selected by Trevor Smith (Curator of the Present Tense, Peabody Essex Museum), featuring 32 works by 30 New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) artists. Diverse, hilarious and nuanced, New New England features work by our very own proud, hearty, free and brave New Englanders. Gallery 263 sincerely thanks Trevor Smith for his selections in composing this exhibition. Including work by the following artists: Fafnir Adamites, Elizabeth Albert, Craig Becker, Carmela…

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August 2015

Rasha

August 1, 2015 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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$10

Rasha is a neo-folkloric chamber ensemble featuring Max Rose on resonator guitar, Ethan Rubin on fiddle, and Jon Polit on bass clarinet.

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Layers & Frames, North Going Zax

August 13, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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$5 – $10
Layers and Frames

??? ? Layers And Frames is a Philadelphia based electronic/world/folk duo. The pair is composed of Frederic Brewer (guitar loops, vocals) and Mark Sulik (keyboard, vocals). Their sample-free live shows combine melodic and percussive guitar loops, spacy piano, punchy synthetic bass lines and a healthy topping of vocal harmonies. Frederic began the project in 2011 while he was a Peace Corps volunteer in China. He performed solo on stages across China, Belgium, Germany, Holland and his native France before moving…

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EBASS Singer-Songwriters Showcase

August 14, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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EBASS August Showcase

EBASS (Emerging Boston-Area Singer Songwriters) hosts an intimate showcase featuring Nate Taylor, Molly Pinto Madigan, Susanna Kavee, Russell Kniffin, and Alec Hutson.

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Eric Sommer, Hugh McGowan

August 22, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Eric Sommer

We're pleased to be hosting Eric Sommer and Hugh McGowan Saturday at 263. Sommer is one of the finest and most versatile guitar players on the road today, deftly switching between slide, finger-style, and blues throughout his sets. Hugh McGowan is likely well-known to folks in the Cambridge/Somerville area from his regular open-mic appearances at the Burren in Davis Sq. Join us for an intimate performance from two seasoned songwriters.

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Rob Flax and Blackbird Cry, Balkan Mind Meld

August 28, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Rob Flax

Get ready for a multi-style journey! Rob Flax brings his bluegrass-tinged tunes to Gallery 263, for a night also featuring Zoe Christiansen's Balkan Mind Meld.

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September 2015

Cambridge Writing Collaborative

September 8, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Gallery 263 is pleased to host the Cambridge Writing Collaborative, a new project designed to support and enrich the local writing community.  The CWC typically meets on Tuesday evenings between 6:30 and 8:30. Writers don’t always have to work alone. The CWC provides a flexible, weekly meeting and working space for writers with some consistencies: Time to do what you need (write/ submit to journals/ talk with other writers) Feedback (workshop/ sharing starting around 7:30) Dinner (home-cooked vegetarian fare) The project is motivated by 1) the principle…

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Women and Wood Reception

September 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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WomenAndWood Banner Gallery 263 Curatorial Proposal Series

Please join us in celebrating Women and Wood, a Curatorial Proposal Series exhibition that aims to demystify the presence of women in the woodworking world. Heather Dawson, Ellen Kaspern and Liz Welch will display an eclectic range of work in wood and mixed materials that includes turned vessels, cabinetry and tables. Women and Wood will be on view from September 3 - October 3, 2015 for regular gallery hours. Additionally, we invite you to an Artists' Talk with Dawson, Kaspern and Welch, on…

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Chris Kasper

September 12, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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$10
Chris Kasper

Join us September 12 for an intimate performance from Philadelphia based songwriter Chris Kasper. Kasper is an American songwriter with a style rooted in folk, rock and blues. His music has been compared to everything from Paul Simon to Beck, and draws on inspiration from musical greats such as Bill Withers and Levon Helm. Monika Cefis and Billy Libby open.

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