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Cambridge Arts River Festival

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Free

Mermaid Promenade:
11:30 a.m. – This parade includes a marching band, dragon dancers, and giant puppets. It begins at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park at the corner of JFK Street and Memorial Drive, travels east along Memorial Drive, and ends around Corporal Burns Park on Flagg Street. All are welcome to join in the parade. To be in the parade, come in costume and/or with props to John F. Kennedy Memorial Park by 11:15 a.m.

Folk/Roots Stage from Club Passim:
12 p.m. – Gabriella Simpkins
1 p.m. – Anju
2 p.m. – Mercedes Escobar
3 p.m. – Casey Murray & Molly Tucker
4 p.m. – Almira Ara
5 p.m. – Dinty Child

World Music Stage from Global Arts Live:
12 p.m. – Albino Mbie
1:30 p.m. – Kotoko Brass
3 p.m. – Veronica Robles Female Mariachi Band
4:30 p.m. – Natu Camara

Jazz Stage from Cambridge Jazz Festival – hosted by Jose Masso:
12 – 12:50 p.m. – Yaure Muniz Afrocuban Ensemble
1:30 – 2:20 p.m. – Anastassiya Petrova Organ Trio
3 – 4 p.m. – Ron Savage Trio, featuring saxophonist Bill Pierce
5 – 6 p.m. – Don Braden Quartet, featuring vocalist Vanessa Rubin

Poetry Stage:
12 – 12:10 p.m. – Poetic Welcome: Cambridge Arts, Jean Dany, Toni Bee, Lo Galluccio, Peter Payack
12:10 – 12:45 p.m. – The Laureates: Philip Hasouris, Lynne Viti, Danielle George, Fred Woods, CD Collins and more
12:45 – 1:30 p.m. – Cambridge Sidewalk Poetry Contest Past Winners: Jean Dany, Peter Payack & Lillian Hsu
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. – New England Poetry Club: Denise Provost, Doug Holder
2:15 – 3 p.m. – CRLS Connection Poets: Peter Payack
3 – 3:45 p.m. – Poetry in Translation & New Publications: Willyz Ramirez, Jonathan Bennett, Jebca Editions
3:45 – 4:30 p.m. – City Night Readings Poets & Writers: Jean Dany Joachim
4:30 – 5:15 p.m. – Poets of the Gardens: Toni Bee
5:15 – 5:45 p.m. – Poetry from the Workshop: Tom Daley
5:45 – 6 p.m. – Words & Movement: Special Guest

Theater/Dance Stage from Central Square Theater, The Dance Complex, and Jean Appolon Expressions:
11 – 11:30 a.m. – Soul Dance with Allison Talis
12 – 1:20 p.m. – Your Town
1:30 – 1:55 p.m. – RootsUprising
1:55 – 2:30 p.m. – ‘Froca Fitness with Sylver Rochelin
2:30 – 3:05 p.m. – House Dance with Sean Bjerke
3:30 – 4:50 p.m. – Your Town
5 – 6 p.m. – Music & Dance Circle

Western Front Stage presented by Central Square Business Improvement District:
12:20 – 1:30 p.m. – Pura Vida
1:45 – 2:45 p.m. – The Hip Hop Transformation
3 – 3:30 p.m. – Soca Fusion
4 – 5:15 p.m. – The Naya Rockers

Details

Date:
June 15
Time:
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Series:
Cost:
Free

Venue

Cambridge Office for Tourism
Cambridge Office for Tourism Memorial Drive, Between JFK Street and Western Avenue
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 US
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