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Free Films For Film Freaks! New Lilypad Movie Night

The third Sunday of every month you are invited to hang out at Lilypad for an enriching FREE film event. Each event will consist of three parts:

A presenter will contextualize the film - historically, thematically, and artistically; followed by a Community Viewing; opening the floor for Facilitated community interpretation & discussion.

September 15: Trauma Through the Eyes of Children series: Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth

October 20: The Ecstatic Truth: Deconstructing Documentary Through Film series: Robert Flaherty's Nanook of the North

Event Date: 
Sun, 09/15/2013 - 16:30
Sun, 10/20/2013 - 16:30
Sun, 11/17/2013 - 16:30

Freedy Johnston with The Winterpills

Freedy Johnston is a New York City-based singer-songwriter originally from Kinsley, Kansas. He has scored several minor hits since the early 1990s. Johnston’s songs are often about troubled loners, and cover topics like heartbreak, alienation, and disappointment. Known for the craftsmanship of his songs, he has been described as a “songwriter’s songwriter.”

Event Date: 
Tue, 10/15/2013 - 20:00

Carsie Blanton & Milton

Following her heart has worked out pretty well for Carsie, earning her widespread critical acclaim and a coast-to-coast fan following for her clever wordplay and indelible melodies. The remarkable new Idiot Heart represents the Philadelphia-based singer/songwriter’s finest work thus far, a panoramic collection of exuberant, expansive folk-pop, crafted with uncommon spirit and ingenuity.

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/13/2013 - 20:00

Agnostic Gospel

Love: Staples Singers, Louvin Bros and Slow Train Coming?
 Hate: Intolerance, spiritual terrorism? Listen to this.

Tickets: $15, members $13

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/12/2013 - 20:00

Hayley Reardon

 Recently naming her a 2012 "Bostonian Of The Year", The Boston Globe characterized her as..."a confident, radiant teenage singer/songwriter who is helping to pen the next chapter of the Boston folk scene...while Reardon is rapidly making a name for herself under the stage lights, it could be said that she's having a bigger impact on her peers across the country as a leading spokesperson for bullying prevention.  By pairing her music with a message of collective responsibility, she has become an effective teen-to-teen ambassador, sought after by schools nationwide."

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/12/2013 - 15:30

Rose Cousins, Tom Terrell opens

Rose Cousins finds insight in solitude and strength in numbers. Supported by a thriving Halifax music scene and welcomed by an equally vibrant Boston community, her new album We Have Made A Spark was made in the spirit of community and collaboration. We Have Made A Spark follows Cousins’ two multi-award-winning albums The Send Off (2009) produced by Luke Doucet and If You Were For Me (2006) produced by CBC in Halifax. Yet another collection of stunning songs by Rose Cousins, her third album braves weighty topics.

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/11/2013 - 19:00
Fri, 10/11/2013 - 22:00

Connor Garvey CD Release, Brittany Ann Tranbaugh opens

Connor Garvey's songs are like placing folk-funk guitar & ukulele, soulful vocals, and paradoxical metaphors in an electric juicer- you've never tasted it before, but its intriguing and delectable so you have to keep drinking.  His clever, rhythmic string foundations provide a background for his most prominent instrument, his voice.

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/10/2013 - 20:00

For the Sake of the Song Roadshow

For the Sake of the Song is a Boston-based concert series that brings together performers to play original material and to pay tribute to the artist who has most inspired their own songwriting. October 9th at Passim marks the kick off of the traveling For the Sake of the Song Roadshow which will bring the series to New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and beyond!

Featuring John Colvert (performing songs from Ryan Adams), Jon Aanestad (performing songs from Ray Charles), and series founder Patrick Coman (performing songs from Townes Van Zandt).

Tickets: $12, members $10 

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/09/2013 - 20:00

Archie Fisher

Although Archie Fisher is a legendary figure in the Scottish folk music world -- everybody's favorite singer and an enormously influential presence both musically and philosophically -- he has remained largely unknown to the greater pop music mainstream. While the mainstream's a poorer place for that, one gets the idea it suits Archie Fisher just fine.

Tickets: $20, members $18

Event Date: 
Tue, 10/08/2013 - 20:00

Suzie Brown CD Release

If Suzie Brown had an anthem it’d have to be the twangy “Heartstrings” off her same-name debut. A string-soaked ode to unrequited love, the debut single delicately marked her transition from Harvard-educated cardiologist to singer-songwriter, now musing on matters of the heart. In the four years since making good on her extracurricular activity, she’s been named the Best of Philly (by Philadelphia Magazine) and opened for such kindred spirits as Lyle Lovett.

Event Date: 
Mon, 10/07/2013 - 19:00


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