For more information, call 617-527-8283 or go online to www.newtoncommunitypride.org.
MIXING MEDIA: The ArtSpace Gallery, at 63 Summer St. in Maynard, is exhibiting pieces in a variety of media by members of the nonprofit organization’s directors.
“The Committee Shows: Work by the Artspace Gallery Committee,” which features 10 local artists who work in paint, photography, printmaking, and sculpture, among other forms, opened this week and continues through March 23.
A reception with the artists, who all have studios in the ArtSpace building, is set for March 9 from 4 to 6 p.m. Admission is free.
For more information, call 978-897-9828 or go to www.artspacemaynard.com.
CROSS-CONCORD PACT: An inaugural cross-town creative arts collaboration, “East Meets West,” is on display at the Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts in Concord Center and the ArtScape space at the Bradford Mill in West Concord.
The parallel shows, which feature artists from the other venue, are open through Monday at the Emerson Umbrella, 40 Stow St., and the ArtScape gallery in the newly renovated mill at 43 Bradford St.
A closing reception will be held at ArtScape from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday.
Call 978-371-0828 or go to www.emersonumbrella.org for more information.
KLEZMER MOVES: Jim Guttmann brings a night of klezmer music and Yiddish dancing to the Acton Jazz Café on Friday, with a dinner show starting at 7 p.m. followed by a klezmer dance party at 9:30.
For more information about Guttman’s “Bessarabian Breakdown’’ project, or the cafe, which is at 103 Nagog Park in Acton, call 978-263-6161 or visit www.actonjazzcafe.com.
“VOICES’’ FOR SILENT FILM: On Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at St. Mark’s School in Southborough, the Assabet Valley Mastersingers ensemble presents “Voices of Light,’’ a program merging a silent film masterpiece, “The Passion of Joan of Arc,” and a live performance, with orchestral accompaniment, of a score by award-winning composer Richard Einhorn.
Boston College professor John Michalczyk will set the stage for the performance with a talk on the film’s director, Carl Dreyer, starting at 2:40 p.m. in the school’s auditorium, at 25 Marlboro Road (Route 85). Primary parking will be at the Woodward School, 28 Cordaville Road, with a free shuttle service.
Tickets are $25, or $20 for students and senior citizens. For tickets or more information, call 978-562-9838 or go to www.avmsingers.org.
“RHAPSODY’’ IN CONCERT: The Concord Band presents a rare performance of Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue,” featuring piano soloist Michael Lewin of the Boston Conservatory, on Saturday at 8 p.m. at 51 Walden St. in Concord.
Tickets are $20, and $10 for seniors and students, available at the door or online at www.concordband.org.
“YANKEES’’ ON STAGE: Students from the Fenn School and the Nashoba Brooks School, both in Concord, join forces this weekend in production of a 1955 Broadway musical, “Damn Yankees.”
Performances are at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at the Fenn School, 516 Monument St. Tickets are $5, with a family maximum of $25.
“MUSIC’’ IN FRANKLIN: The Franklin Performing Arts Company presents “The Sound of Music,” accompanied by a professional orchestra, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Thomas D. Mercer Auditorium, 224 Oak St. in Franklin.
The 111-member cast represents 21 area towns. Tickets for “The Sound of Music” cost $30, $28, and $26. To purchase tickets, call 508-528-8668, visit the box office at the Spotlight Shop, 34 Main St., Franklin, or visit www.fpaconline.com.
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