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ArtBeat 2009

ArtBeat 2009


07/17/09 5:00 PM to 07/19/09 7:00 PM


13 Holland St., Somerville


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This year's theme is "Somerville... Of the Future..".

What will Somerville look like in ten years? One hundred years? A million years? Will the Green Line whiz through the ville? Will Spanish be more widely spoken than English? Will a martian be mayor? We will we evolve or devolve? Will our city sit submerged under the Atlantic -- thanks to global warming? Visual artists might exlore what art will look like in 100 years, when digital art has become passé. Architects and alternative energy enthusiasts might create futuristic windmills or give geo-thermal demos. A documentary filmmaker might explore
how corporations and chains will shape our future—in Somerville and beyond. A dance troupe may choose to explore post-apocalyptic Somerville. The only limit is your imagination. Your proposals boldly should go where no one has gone before!

SCHEDULE

Datesort descending Time Location Performance
July 17 5:00 PM Seven Hills Park Parade Workshop for Futuristic Fashion Parade
July 17 6:45 PM Seven Hills Park Umi no Bodi perform “Fakutori”
July 17 7:10 PM Davis Square Black Hole Robot Dance Party
July 17 7:30 PM Seven Hills Park Jenny Dee & The Delinquents
July 17 8:30 PM Seven Hills Park Magic Magic
July 18 9:00 AM Statue Park Robot Island
July 18 9:00 AM Statue Park 100 Craft & Art Vendors!
July 18 12:00 PM Seven Hills Park Stage Mariana
July 18 12:30 PM Elm Street Plaza Happenings The Sunsetters
July 18 12:30 PM Elm Street Stage Thea Hopkins & the Amazing Henry
July 18 1:00 PM Seven Hills Park Stage Crossfire
July 18 1:00 PM Somerville Theater Chu Ling Dance Academy
July 18 1:30 PM Elm Street Stage Simon Brothers
July 18 1:45 PM Elm Street Plaza Happenings Boston Hoop Troop
July 18 2:00 PM Seven Hills Park Stage Group Saloum
July 18 2:00 PM Statue Park Somerville... of the Future! Parade
July 18 2:00 PM Statue Park Somerville... of the Future! Parade
July 18 2:00 PM Somerville Theater Contrapose Dance
July 18 2:30 PM Elm Street Stage Liz Longley
July 18 3:00 PM Somerville Theater Ludo Mlado
July 18 3:00 PM Somerville Theater 3 Women/9 Dances
July 18 3:00 PM Elm Street Plaza Happenings Robot Demo
July 18 3:00 PM Seven Hills Park Stage Choro Democratico
July 18 3:30 PM Elm Street Stage The Holey Moleys
July 18 4:00 PM Seven Hills Park Stage Dirty Truckers
July 18 4:30 PM Elm Street Stage Rakiya
July 18 5:00 PM Seven Hills Park Stage You Can Be a Wesley
July 17 6:00 PM Seven Hills Park Hornitz (beatbox, electronica, hip-hop)
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