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Artbeat 2013

Artbeat 2013

Fri., July 19, 6:00pm to Sat., July 20, 10:00pm

1 Davis Square, Somerville

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ArtBeat 2013: This year's theme: micro!

ArtBeat is one of the area's largest and most innovative arts festivals, with over a dozen bands, dance troupes, 75 craft vendors, food and micro-themed activities. Download pdf of ArtBeat 2013 program guide here.

Or, you can also check the schedule tab above for lineup and full descriptions.

Thinking big has been done. So this year, we invite you to think small. “Micro” evokes many things: microscopes, microwaves, microgrooves, micro-beers, micro-grants (like kickstarter) and perhaps even Micronesia! Visual artists might explore infinitesimally small patterns or forms. Tech wizards might create projects exploring the power of microprocessors or a symphony of microwave ovens heating up various food items. Dancers might explore small, subtle gestures or work within a confined space. Other ideas include exploring the locavore movement, which promotes shopping and living on a local/micro scale. Ultimately, we are interested in exploring how small things might attract oversized impact and attention. We look forward to your creative interpretation of this theme!


Date Timesort descending Location Performance
July 19 5:45 PM Statue Park Six One Seven Dance Collective
July 19 6:00 PM Main Traffic Island MicroMeet: Where Strangers Become Acquaintances
July 19 6:00 PM Seven Hills Stage Animal Hospital Ensemble
July 19 7:00 PM Seven Hills Stage Either/Orchestra
July 19 8:00 PM Seven Hills Stage Dendê & Band
July 19 9:00 PM Seven Hills Stage Whiskey Kill
July 20 12:00 PM Statue Park Activity Area
July 20 12:00 PM Statue Park Micro Museum
July 20 12:00 PM Statue Park Food & Craft Vendors and Community Organizations
July 20 12:00 PM Seven Hills Stage El Sistema
July 20 12:00 PM Elm St. Stage Hot Club of Somerville
July 20 12:30 PM Elm St. Plaza The Sunsetters
July 20 12:30 PM Seven Hills Stage The Grownup Noise
July 20 1:00 PM Throughout the festival The Micro Mini-Me Parade!
July 20 1:00 PM Somerville Theater Audra Carabetta and Brian Crabtree
July 20 1:00 PM Throughout Davis Square Fine Art Superheroes
July 20 1:00 PM Davis Square Theater Acme Flea Circus
July 20 1:00 PM Elm St. Stage Burnkit2600
July 20 1:30 PM Elm St. Plaza Tony Duncan
July 20 1:30 PM Seven Hills Stage Pablo Bencid Quartet
July 20 2:00 PM Elm St. Stage Porch-i-oke
July 20 2:00 PM Davis Square Theater Kitsch In Sync
July 20 2:30 PM Somerville Theater Kate Nies Brigham
July 20 2:30 PM Somerville Theater Intimations Dance
July 20 2:30 PM Somerville Theater SPUNK and COmpany Dance
July 20 2:30 PM Somerville Theater Cambridge Dance Company
July 20 2:30 PM Elm St. Plaza Burnkit2600- Meet their instruments
July 20 2:30 PM Seven Hills Stage Ramona Silver
July 20 3:00 PM Davis Square Theater Pint Sized Stories and Pithy Poems
July 20 3:00 PM Elm St. Stage Cat Sounds
July 20 3:30 PM Somerville Theater Jimena Bermejo-Black and Alli Ross
July 20 3:30 PM Elm St. Plaza Dezrah the Strange
July 20 3:30 PM Seven Hills Stage Four Bridges
July 20 4:00 PM Davis Square Theater The Snowflake Man by Puppetkabob
July 20 4:00 PM Elm St. Stage Found Audio
July 20 4:30 PM Elm St. Plaza Mariana Iranzi
July 20 4:30 PM Seven Hills Stage Muck and the Mires
ArtBeat 2022
Sat., July 16, 11:00am
ArtBeat 2022 graphic art by Michael Talbot
ArtBeat 2021
Sat., July 10, 11:00am
ArtBeat Design by:
ArtBeat 2020
Fri., July 10, 8:00pm
ArtBeat 2020 Chance artwork by Paula Champagne
ArtBeat 2019
Sat., July 13, 11:00am
Art by
Artbeat 2018
Sat., July 14, 11:00am to 10:00pm
ArtBeat Flip theme; art work by Kari Percival
Artbeat 2017
Sat., July 15, 11:00am to 10:00pm
2017 ArtBeat designer Nicole Anguish/Daykamp Creative
Artbeat 2016
Fri., July 15, 6:00pm to Sat., July 16, 6:00pm
Catherine Aiello, ArtBeat 2016 artist
Artbeat 2015
Fri., July 17, 5:30pm to Sat., July 18, 6:00pm
Artbeat 2014
Fri., July 18, 6:00pm to Sat., July 19, 10:00pm
Artbeat 2012
Fri., July 20, 6:00pm to Sat., July 21, 6:00pm
ArtBeat 2011
Fri., July 15, 5:00pm to Sat., July 16, 12:00am
ArtBeat 2010
Fri., July 16, 5:45pm to Sat., July 17, 6:00pm
ArtBeat 2010
ArtBeat 2009
Fri., July 17, 5:00pm to Sun., July 19, 7:00pm
ArtBeat 2008
Fri., July 18, 5:00pm to Sat., July 19, 7:10pm