JMAC
Recurring

Too Darn Hot!: 150+ Years of Burlesque History

Local showgirl Lady LaRouge brings back her bodacious burlesque history class and dance workshop to JMAC’s PopUp - bigger, bolder, and bawdier than ever! Learn all about this tantalizing American art form and its shining stars! Lady LaRouge will take you back to the roots of the tease - even […]

The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts

“ŚLASK” TOUR – Around the World in 80 Minutes

The Ensemble is named after the Silesia region (‘Śląsk’ in Polish), and the name of its founder to commemorate his undeniable contribution to the greatness of ‘ŚLASK’ and acclaimed position it has earned over the years. For decades, the Ensemble strove for perfection and mastery. Today, it is a cultural institution with great […]

Wesley United Methodist Church Gymnasium

Worcester Contra Dance, Sat 10/08/2022

WORCESTER CONTRA DANCE, Sat. 10/08/2022 ● TIME: 7:00 - 10:30 pm ● WHERE: Wesley United Methodist Church's gymnasium, 114 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608 ● Come on down and join us in Central Massachusetts it's not far for live dancing! We have another fun-filled evening of live music and dance […]

Off the Rails

Travelin’ McCoury’s

The Travelin’ McCourys do not stand still. They are on the road—and online—entertaining audiences with live shows that include some of the best musicians and singers from all genres. It’s always different, always exciting, and always great music. No other band today has the same credentials for playing traditional and progressive […]

DCU Center | Convention Center

Fall Cultural Fusion Fashion Show

Let the Fall Festivities begin! You are cordially invited to attend a night where culture meets fashion. Uniting culture and infusing the atmosphere with exclusive fashion. Join us for our Fall Cultural Fusion Fashion Show, showcasing collections from a diverse group of designers. Doors Open: 7PM Show: 8PM - 10PM […]

Worcester Common

Casita Cultura Lantina Dia de los Muertos

Our celebration will feature a community art exhibit, open community dialogue about equity issues in the Latino community, and a community celebration featuring Latin American food, music, youth and cultural activities (including ofrendas). We will honor our collective past, address pressing community health and social issues, and imagine an equitable […]

The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts

Exhibit This! presented by THTC Youth Acting Company

A fast-paced series of SIX comedic plays and SIX monologues based on 50+ real-life exhibits. Paintings, sculptures & antiquities emerge from their molds & frames. Mix in some artists, guards, critics, lovers, curators and one very special night and you have this new comedic hit. In fact, even the artwork […]

The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts

Cookies and Tea with Clara from The Nutcracker

Seating Times 10:30am – 11:30am 12:00pm – 1:00pm 1:30pm – 2:30pm 3:00pm – 4:00pm Clara and her friends invite you for a special meet-and-greet tea party at The Hanover Theatre’s McDonough Room. At this exclusive event, Clara, the Nutcracker and some of their friends will read the story of The […]

DCU Center Convention Center

Turn it up Dance Challenge Convention

The DCU Center will host the 2022 Turn It Up Dance Challenge Convention on Sunday, November 6.  Guests should enter Door 1 or Door 2 of the Convention Center. Turn It Up Dance Conventions offer classes for dancers ages 6 and up. Registration is required in advance in order to attend. For […]

Mechanics Hall

A Night to Remember: Folk Guardians of Worcester, “Connecting through Culture”

Join us at 3:00pm for "Hall of Cultures", an immersive celebration of diversity and community, followed by stage performances beginning at 6:00pm. Hall of Cultures: 3:00pm until 5:00pm Stage Performances: 6:00pm until 8:00pm   Performers: • Querencia Dance Company • Crocodile River Music • Son del Sol with Jack Bastante • Tribe […]

Mechanics Hall

A Night To Remember: Folk Guardians of Worcester

FREE COMMUNITY EVENT!! A Night to Remember: Folk Guardians of Worcester will take guests on a journey all around the world, to countries with rich African heritage; where the sounds and choreographies made are the syncretism* of the Afro with the Indigenous, giving rise to the emergence of the first […]

Worcester PopUp at the JMAC

Flamenco Worcester presents PUBLIC MASTER CLASS Workshops for Beginner Dancers

For All Dancers!  All Ages!  Flamenco Worcester presents PUBLIC MASTER CLASS Workshops for Beginner Dancers Tuesday, November 15, 2022 and Thursday November 17, 2022  6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Worcester PopUp at the JMAC – Jean McDonough Arts Center 20 FRANKLIN STREET, WORCESTER, MA 01608 Flamenco Worcester will hold two free Master Class Workshop for […]

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