The Freedom Concert is a Fundraiser to End Trafficking and Support survivors. It will be held Saturday, April 1st at Christ the King Church in Cambridge. The Freedom Concert is a night of music, food, and storytelling dedicated to helping raise awareness and advocacy for women in the sex industry and survivors of trafficking. The Freedom Concert has proven to be a safe space for other survivors and supporters to attend and embrace healing. Additionally, it is an invitation to the community of Greater Boston to participate in this fight to end trafficking. All funds raised from this event will go directly to Route One Ministry, a local anti-trafficking effort.
“Easter Serenade Concert” is an inspirational time of Music, Books-Talk, and Book signing.
Dr. George Walters-Sleyon will be discussing his books, reading poems, and singing some original songs from his albums and some gospel spirituals.
They are purpose-driven; an unstoppable force and MANNED UP!
Men Gather, the greatest gathering of visionaries, nation builders and industry leaders is back.
This is an opportunity for men to network, pray and understand deeper what it means to be fathers, sons and brothers in their generation.
Made possible by generous support from The Saint John of Damascus Society and a grant from Cambridge Arts, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency, and The Saint John of Damascus Society at First Church in Cambridge, Cambridge MA
Vocal Ensemble Cappella Romana presents THE BYZANTINE CHORAL INHERITANCE with rarely heard music from the historic traditions of Byzantium and new works inspired by them.
Music Director Dr. Alexander Lingas will lead the first half of the program. The concert will begin with works in Greek from medieval Constantinople, followed by liturgical works by twentieth-century Greek American composers such as Tikey Zes, Theodore Bogdanos, and Frank Desby.
The second half, led by Associate Music Director John Michael Boyer, will feature the East Coast premiere of Heaven and Earth: A Song of Creation, a setting of Psalm 103. Commissioned by the Saint John of Damascus Society to celebrate the discovery of the Higgs boson, six composers: Tikey Zes, +Richard Toensing, GRAMMY-nominee Kurt Sander, Alexander Khalil, John Michael Boyer, and Matthew Arndt, each set a portion of the Psalm, creating a seamless tapestry.
Mystic Chorale sings GOSPEL 2/29 &3/1!
The Mystic Chorale, one of Greater Boston’s favorite community choruses, continues its 30th anniversary celebration with MYSTIC GOSPEL: RAISE THE PRAISE! The 200-voice chorus led by director Jonathan Singleton presents two joyful and spirit-filled gospel concerts, performed in a variety of musical styles all united by themes of love and hope.
The exciting and varied program includes the contemporary classic, John P. Kee’s Rain on Us, traditional favorites He’s an on time God and I’ll fly away, Gloria Gaynor’s R&B influenced, He Won’t let Go, the James Taylor Classic, Shower the People and the moving spirituals This Train is Bound for Glory Mystic favorite, Swing Low Sweet Chariot!
This year’s Mystic Gospel concert will feature award-winning gospel, jazz and R&B vocialist Athene Wilson. Athene is a well-known and much sought after choral singer, lead vocalist and recording session artist in the Boston area and in addition has toured nationally and internationally. She has used her great talent to accompany many visiting national and international artists including such greats as Patti LaBelle, Natalie Cole, Smokey Robinson and James Taylor!
Be sure to get your tickets early for an exciting, inspiring, uplifting weekend of concerts guaranteed to have you clapping in your seats and dancing in the aisles as we Raise the Praise!
When: February 29, 7:30- 9:30pm and March 1, 3:30- 5:30pm
Where: Converse Hall at Tremont Temple, 88 Tremont St, Boston
Tickets: $20 general admission, available online at mysticchorale.org and at the door;
children 10 and under free
Event website: mysticchorale.org