On the even of the Iowa Caucuses and the New Hampshire primary, join in a conversation about the campaigns for the Democratic nomination and for President. Professor Paul Watanabe will lead our examination of key aspects of the nomination and general election processes, the presidential contenders and the strategies. All, regardless of political affiliation, who are interested in the outcome of this momentous election are welcome.
Reception before and after
Free Valet Parking!
Event is Free of Charge, but space is limited
Professor Watanabe is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute for Asian American Studies at UMass Boston. His principal areas of research and teaching are American political behavior, American foreign policy, and ethnic group politics. Paul served on President Obama’s Advistory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and was the first chair of the US census Bureau’s National Advisory Committee on Racial, Etehnic and Other Populations. He reglularly contributes analysis and commentary to national and local news media. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University.
An Illustrated Reading of A Christmas Carol, December 5, 2019 at 11 am with storyteller Johnny Kinsman. Kinsman’s vivid portrayals of the characters in Dickens’ beloved novella brings the story to life and ushers in a season “when all men and women seem by one consent to open their shuttered hearts freely.” Reception before and after. Free Valet Parking
Winter concert with renowned pianist Fred Moyer, December 13, 2019 at 2pm. Fred Moyer returns to North Hill with another virtuoso performance. Reception following. Free Valet Parking
Coffee Confab with residents of North Hill, December 18, 2019 at 10 am. Learn all there is to know about life at North Hill from the people who live here. No staff, no sales pitch, just some good conversation, sweet treats and a nice hot cup of coffee or tea.
Rapping, tapping, clapping and the beat, beat, beat of a drum. We hear it, we feel it and it makes us want to move. Join us for a morning of fascinating rhythms with DrumatiX, a Boston based, createive, muti-faceted rhythem and dance group. Creator Noa Barankin is an award-winning choreographer, dancer and musician. She and her dancers create a brand new blend of dance and drumming using tap dance, everyday objects, large drums, barrels, body percussion, technology and tons of humor!
RECEPTION INCLUDED FREE VALET PARKING!
A recent recipient of the Medaille E’Etain from the Societe Academique Arts-Science-Lettres de Paris, Aaron Larget Caplan is a classical-world guitarist. He has performed solo and Chamber music in Russia, Europe and across the United States. He has premiered in over 65 solo and Chamber compositions, performed with orchestras, created commissioning endeavors, directed concert series, and brought classical music into schools and community settings. Join us for a concert by this gifted, award-winning musician, noted by Boston Musical Intelligencer for his “astounding technical proficiency and artistic delicacy.”
RECEPTION INCLUDED FREE VALET PARKING
Poet, songwriter, author, and educator Regie Gibson has performed, taught and lectured at schools, universities, theaters and various other venues on two contents and in seven countries, including Havana, Cuba.
He has workd with Pulitzer Prize recipient Gwendolyn Brooks; Kurt Vonnegut, composer David Amram, Savion Glover, Grammy Award winner David Murray and others in a variety of musical genres. He his widely published in anthologies, magazines and journals such as Harvard Divinity Magazine, Poetry Magazine, The Iowar Review and many others. His full length book of poetry, Storms Beneath the Skin (EM Press) was published in 2001 and received the Golden Pen Award. He is the recipient of a Boston Grammy from PBS Arts Magazine.
Join us for an hour of Regies’ rants, chants and coos.
RECEPTION INCLUDED FREE VALET PARKING!