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The weekend in Wellesley

Friday, 11/21, 2pm – 3:30 Dana Hall Middle School Waldo Auditorium Free   Wellesley Middle School One-Act Plays Thursday 11/20 at 4:30pm & Friday 11/21 at 7:00pm at the WMS Auditorium. These are 3 comic plays performed by 7th and 8th graders in the auditorium. Admission is free, and we ask for donations at the […]

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$25 tickets available to public for Carly Simon concert at Wellesley College

General admission tickets for a Nov. 22 performance at Wellesley College’s Alumnae Hall featuring Carly Simon, her children Sally Taylor and Ben Taylor, and others are now available to the public. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at: Information on the show lineup is available here. The concert is being held to benefit Consenses, […]

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Acts with Wellesley High ties up for Boston Music Awards

Wellesley High School band director and music teacher Steve Scott, who moonlights with the band Air Traffic Controller, is among those with Wellesley ties up for a Boston Music Award this year. ATC’s “The House” is up for Song of the Year. Wellesley High grad Cam Meekins is up for Hip-Hop Artist of the Year. […]

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Wellesley Symphony Orchestra concert Nov. 23 features Overture, Clock, Sonata, & Rhapsody

The next Wellesley Symphony Orchestra concert is on Sunday, Nov. 23, with the pre-concert talk at 2:15pm and the main event starting at 3pm at MassBay Community College on Oakland Street. The line-up: Beethoven Overture and Turkish March from The Ruins of Athens Kodaly Viennese Musical Clock and Intermezzo from Harry Jonos Suite Schubert Arpeggione […]

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Music Week at Wellesley High: Jazz & orchestra concerts on tap

Wellesley High School’s jazz bands and choir, plus guest  vocalist Peter Eldridge from the Grammy Award-winning New York Voices group, will perform in concert on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 7pm at the school. The concert is free and open to the public. That performance will be followed on Wednesday night Nov. 19 at 7pm by […]

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An Evening of Operetta: Wellesley fundraiser to aid homeless

The Wellesley Village Church, at 2 Central Street, is sponsoring a fund-raising event, “An Evening of Operetta,” starring soprano soloist Kim Leeds and baritone Grant Anderson, on Saturday, Nov. 29 at 7 PM. This will be a benefit for Family Promise Metrowest, a non-profit organization  which provides safe, transitional housing and educational/job counseling for homeless […]

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Wellesley College’s Tupelos a cappella group crowdfunding its next album

If you’d like to chip in to help the Wellesley College Tupelos a cappella group produce its new CD, “Sweeter than Tupelo Honey,” then head over the Kickstarter crowdfunding site. The group, which has roots going back to 1948, is well on its way to hitting its $2,800 goal. Contributors will be rewarded with various musical […]

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Wellesley Town Band beats drum for percussionists

The Wellesley Town Band has doubled its numbers to roughly two dozen members since forming a year ago, and is reaching out for new members, including a couple of percussionists. The cross-generational band — whose members range from high schoolers to the Council on Aging set — is conducted by Henry Platt, a familiar face in […]

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