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Geoffrey Canada: Worcester Connects Distinguished Speaker Series

In his 20-plus years with Harlem Children's Zone, Inc., Geoffrey Canada has become nationally recognized for his pioneering work helping children and families in Harlem and as a passionate advocate for education reform.

Event Date: 
Thu, 03/20/2014 - 19:00

Sister's Easter Catechism: Will My Bunny Go to Heaven?

Part pageant, and wHOLY hysterical, this latest of the sinfully funny Late Nite Catechism series unearths the origins of Easter bunnies, Easter eggs, Easter bonnets, Easter baskets, and of course those yummy Easter Peeps. Classroom participation is a must

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/16/2014 - 14:00

WGBH presents A St. Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn with Brian O'Donovan

Join Brian O'Donovan in A ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELTIC SOJOURN for an evening of traditional Irish music and dance, featuring The Alan Kelly Gang, Carlos Núñez and Caitlín nic Gabhann and Ciarán Ó Maonaigh.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/14/2014 - 19:30

Mamma Mia!

Generously sponsored by Commerce Bank. A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! Over 50 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA!

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/11/2014 - 19:30
Wed, 03/12/2014 - 19:30
Thu, 03/13/2014 - 19:30

The Ten Tenors: Broadway's Greatest Hits

THE TEN TENORS’ unique approach to opera has powered their rise to the top; bringing rock and classical music together, they have created a sound that is uniquely theirs. Expect them to bring the same contrast of raw power and soothing beauty to this special evening.

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/08/2014 - 19:30

Cirque Eloize: Cirkopolis

Generously sponsored by Southbridge Savings Bank, Cirque Éloize presents a show that combines the worlds of circus, dance, and theatre. In the heart of a stern and imposing city, giant gears and dark portals symbolize a mechanism that crushes individuality.

Event Date: 
Wed, 03/05/2014 - 19:00
Thu, 03/06/2014 - 19:00


With their 2010 Nonesuch debut, Genuine Negro Jig-which garnered a Best Traditional Folk Album Grammy-the Carolina Chocolate Drops proved that the old-time, fiddle and banjo-based music they’d so scrupulously researched and passionately performed could be a living, breathing, ever-evolving sound. Starting with material culled from the Piedmont region of the Carolinas, they sought to freshly interpret this work, not merely recreate it, highlighting the central role African-Americans played in shaping our nation’s popular music from its beginnings more than a century ago.

Event Date: 
Mon, 03/31/2014 - 20:00


The Melodic, whose young members hail from the South London melting pot of Brixton, are currently trekking across North America utilizing an assortment of exotic instruments including the charango, kora, and melodica. As Electronic Musician writes “these international instruments are what give Effra Parade its very British folk-pop flavor. For a band in their early 20s, the Melodic’s debut, Effra Parade, sounds aged and knowing. Paste says that the band “creates a blend of various musical stylings and spits them out as something fresh and sleek...

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/30/2014 - 20:00


While best known as a beloved “American Idol” finalist, Crystal Bowersox has become a stand out singer/songwriter whose work spans many genres, from blues and country to folk and rock. Since her season of wowing audiences around the world on season nine of “American Idol,” Bowersox has released two records, the most recent being the country/soul accented “All That for This” in 2013, which opened to widespread critical acclaim.

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/29/2014 - 20:00


This double bill features two of the Narrows favorites both of whom will be celebrating the release of new cds. GGG’s latest “Good Luck” is their best yet.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:00


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Worcester, MA 01608-2014