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September 2018

Art Ramble 2018 Special Event: First Curator Walk

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hapgood-Wright Town Forest Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

The Umbrella Arts & Environment Program is pleased to present the Art Ramble 2018: "Nature Meets Narrative." Exhibit artists respond to the Hapgood-Wright Town Forest with work that either draws on or inspires fictional or factual narratives related to these Concord woods. These narratives may be purely imaginative, or related to the history, seasonal changes, or the endemic flora and fauna of the forest. Underlying this exhibit is a belief in the ability of the natural world to fire the…

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October 2018

The Umbrella Arts & Environment: Wednesday Evening Story Studio

October 3 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

The Umbrella Arts & Environment invites community members to our Story Studio, every Wednesday evening from 7:30-9pm in Room 110 at the Umbrella, beginning on October 3 and ending on December 12 (no meeting the week of Thanksgiving, on November 21). Through the confluence of Art and Environment we connect more fully with the natural world and each other. These informal gatherings are an opportunity to explore this fascinating subject. Bring your curiosity, your own projects, and a desire to…

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The Umbrella Arts & Environment: Wooden Bowl Carving Class

October 7 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Umbrella Annex, 57 ORNAC
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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$55

Interested in learning how to carve wood? Join the Umbrella Arts & Environment for a wooden bowl carving class on Sunday, October 7 from 2:30-6pm at the Umbrella Annex. Using knives and other simple tools, we will use local, sustainably harvested wood to make bowls that you can use again and again, and even boil water in! $55/person, ages 12 and up only.

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – LAST SHOW

October 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Umbrella Annex, 57 ORNAC
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Based on the Novel By Mark Haddon Adapted by Simon Stephens September 21 - October 7, 2018 15-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain: He is exceptional at mathematics but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched, and he distrusts strangers. Now it is 7 minutes after midnight, and Christopher stands beside his neighbor’s dead dog, Wellington, who has…

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The Umbrella Arts & Environment: Wednesday Evening Story Studio

October 10 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

The Umbrella Arts & Environment invites community members to our Story Studio, every Wednesday evening from 7:30-9pm in Room 110 at the Umbrella, beginning on October 3 and ending on December 12 (no meeting the week of Thanksgiving, on November 21). Through the confluence of Art and Environment we connect more fully with the natural world and each other. These informal gatherings are an opportunity to explore this fascinating subject. Bring your curiosity, your own projects, and a desire to…

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The Umbrella Arts & Environment: Wednesday Evening Story Studio

October 17 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Umbrella Arts & Environment invites community members to our Story Studio, every Wednesday evening from 7:30-9pm in Room 110 at the Umbrella, beginning on October 3 and ending on December 12 (no meeting the week of Thanksgiving, on November 21). Through the confluence of Art and Environment we connect more fully with the natural world and each other. These informal gatherings are an opportunity to explore this fascinating subject. Bring your curiosity, your own projects, and a desire to…

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The Umbrella Arts & Environment: Nature Skills Festival

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Concord Land Conservation Trust Chamberlin Woods, 1172 Lowell Road
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join the Umbrella Arts & Environment for a Nature Skills Festival on Sunday, October 21 from 1-4pm in Concord Land Conservation Trust Chamberlin Woods. Spend the afternoon learning to start a fire by friction, whittling sticks, and making tools from natural materials. Learn how to see the forest through an animal’s eyes and how to move with stealth. Listen to and identify birds and learn about wild edibles! $10/person, $20/family.

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The Umbrella Arts & Environment: Wednesday Evening Story Studio

October 24 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Umbrella Arts & Environment invites community members to our Story Studio, every Wednesday evening from 7:30-9pm in Room 110 at the Umbrella, beginning on October 3 and ending on December 12 (no meeting the week of Thanksgiving, on November 21). Through the confluence of Art and Environment we connect more fully with the natural world and each other. These informal gatherings are an opportunity to explore this fascinating subject. Bring your curiosity, your own projects, and a desire to…

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The Umbrella Arts & Environment: Wednesday Evening Story Studio

October 31 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Umbrella Arts & Environment invites community members to our Story Studio, every Wednesday evening from 7:30-9pm in Room 110 at the Umbrella, beginning on October 3 and ending on December 12 (no meeting the week of Thanksgiving, on November 21). Through the confluence of Art and Environment we connect more fully with the natural world and each other. These informal gatherings are an opportunity to explore this fascinating subject. Bring your curiosity, your own projects, and a desire to…

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November 2018

A View From the Bridge – Opening Night

November 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Umbrella Annex, 57 ORNAC
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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A View From the Bridge by Arthur Miller A View From The Bridge is a tragedy in the classic form. The central character is a long-shoreman who, though his mind is limited and he cannot find words for his thoughts, is an admirable man…When two of his wife's Italian cousins—submarines they are, in the waterfront argot—are smuggled into this country, he makes room for them in his home. Gratefully they move in among his wife, his children and the teen-age…

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The Umbrella Arts & Environment: Wednesday Evening Story Studio

November 7 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Umbrella Arts & Environment invites community members to our Story Studio, every Wednesday evening from 7:30-9pm in Room 110 at the Umbrella, beginning on October 3 and ending on December 12 (no meeting the week of Thanksgiving, on November 21). Through the confluence of Art and Environment we connect more fully with the natural world and each other. These informal gatherings are an opportunity to explore this fascinating subject. Bring your curiosity, your own projects, and a desire to…

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The Umbrella Arts & Environment: Wednesday Evening Story Studio

November 14 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Umbrella Arts & Environment invites community members to our Story Studio, every Wednesday evening from 7:30-9pm in Room 110 at the Umbrella, beginning on October 3 and ending on December 12 (no meeting the week of Thanksgiving, on November 21). Through the confluence of Art and Environment we connect more fully with the natural world and each other. These informal gatherings are an opportunity to explore this fascinating subject. Bring your curiosity, your own projects, and a desire to…

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The Umbrella Arts & Environment: Wednesday Evening Story Studio

November 28 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Umbrella Arts & Environment invites community members to our Story Studio, every Wednesday evening from 7:30-9pm in Room 110 at the Umbrella, beginning on October 3 and ending on December 12 (no meeting the week of Thanksgiving, on November 21). Through the confluence of Art and Environment we connect more fully with the natural world and each other. These informal gatherings are an opportunity to explore this fascinating subject. Bring your curiosity, your own projects, and a desire to…

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The Umbrella Arts & Environment: Plaited Play Basket-Making

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 13, 2018

The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join the Umbrella Arts & Environment for Basket-Making: Plaited Play, a Thursday evening workshop taught by basket-maker Debra Rolfe. Using paper, the class will learn the basket-weaving technique of plaiting. Plaiting is an ancient weaving technique in which all the structural pieces are actively woven over and under each other. If time allows, the class will have the opportunity to try plaiting cattail leaves. The class will take place on 3 consecutive Thursdays, November 29, December 6 and December 13…

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December 2018

The Umbrella Arts & Environment: Wednesday Evening Story Studio

December 5 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Umbrella Arts & Environment invites community members to our Story Studio, every Wednesday evening from 7:30-9pm in Room 110 at the Umbrella, beginning on October 3 and ending on December 12 (no meeting the week of Thanksgiving, on November 21). Through the confluence of Art and Environment we connect more fully with the natural world and each other. These informal gatherings are an opportunity to explore this fascinating subject. Bring your curiosity, your own projects, and a desire to…

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The Umbrella Arts & Environment: Plaited Play Basket-Making

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 13, 2018

The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
+ Google Map

Join the Umbrella Arts & Environment for Basket-Making: Plaited Play, a Thursday evening workshop taught by basket-maker Debra Rolfe. Using paper, the class will learn the basket-weaving technique of plaiting. Plaiting is an ancient weaving technique in which all the structural pieces are actively woven over and under each other. If time allows, the class will have the opportunity to try plaiting cattail leaves. The class will take place on 3 consecutive Thursdays, November 29, December 6 and December 13…

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The Umbrella Arts & Environment: Wednesday Evening Story Studio

December 12 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Umbrella Arts & Environment invites community members to our Story Studio, every Wednesday evening from 7:30-9pm in Room 110 at the Umbrella, beginning on October 3 and ending on December 12 (no meeting the week of Thanksgiving, on November 21). Through the confluence of Art and Environment we connect more fully with the natural world and each other. These informal gatherings are an opportunity to explore this fascinating subject. Bring your curiosity, your own projects, and a desire to…

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The Umbrella Arts & Environment: Plaited Play Basket-Making

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 13, 2018

The Umbrella Community Arts Center, 40 Stow Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
+ Google Map

Join the Umbrella Arts & Environment for Basket-Making: Plaited Play, a Thursday evening workshop taught by basket-maker Debra Rolfe. Using paper, the class will learn the basket-weaving technique of plaiting. Plaiting is an ancient weaving technique in which all the structural pieces are actively woven over and under each other. If time allows, the class will have the opportunity to try plaiting cattail leaves. The class will take place on 3 consecutive Thursdays, November 29, December 6 and December 13…

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January 2019

Hedwig and the Angry Inch – Opening Night

January 8, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Umbrella Annex, 57 ORNAC
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Hedwig and the Angry Inch - This groundbreaking Obie-winning Off-Broadway smash also won multiple awards for its hit film adaptation. It tells the story of "internationally ignored song stylist" Hedwig Schmidt, a fourth-wall smashing East German rock 'n' roll goddess who also happens to be the victim of a botched sex-change operation, which has left her with just "an angry inch." This outrageous and unexpectedly hilarious story is dazzlingly performed by Hedwig (née Hansel) in the form of a rock…

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February 2019

Hedwig and the Angry Inch – final performance

February 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Umbrella Annex, 57 ORNAC
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Hedwig and the Angry Inch - This groundbreaking Obie-winning Off-Broadway smash also won multiple awards for its hit film adaptation. It tells the story of "internationally ignored song stylist" Hedwig Schmidt, a fourth-wall smashing East German rock 'n' roll goddess who also happens to be the victim of a botched sex-change operation, which has left her with just "an angry inch." This outrageous and unexpectedly hilarious story is dazzlingly performed by Hedwig (née Hansel) in the form of a rock…

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March 2019

The Joy Luck Club – Opening Night

March 15, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - May 17, 2019 @ 10:00 pm
The Umbrella Annex, 57 ORNAC
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Joy Luck Club - THE JOY LUCK CLUB tells the story of four older Chinese-American women and their complex relationships with their American-born daughters. The play moves from China in the early twentieth century and San Francisco from the 1950s to the 1980s, as the eight women struggle to reach across a seemingly unpassable chasm of culture, generation and expectations to find strength and happiness. Runs 3/15-3/31 (Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 3pm)

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The Joy Luck Club – Final Performance

March 31, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Umbrella Annex, 57 ORNAC
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Joy Luck Club - THE JOY LUCK CLUB tells the story of four older Chinese-American women and their complex relationships with their American-born daughters. The play moves from China in the early twentieth century and San Francisco from the 1950s to the 1980s, as the eight women struggle to reach across a seemingly unpassable chasm of culture, generation and expectations to find strength and happiness.

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