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I’ve got a few events on the calendar for this weekend but otherwise it looks like this is the calm before the arts and culture storm takes over! (Now I’m imagining a blockbuster movie where arts and culture take over the world!)

Anyhow… Coming up this weekend in Newton…!

FRIDAY

arsenalARTS presents: 30 Under 30 featuring Newton artists Olivia Glennon and Evan Morse
Arsenal Center for the Arts
October 4 – November 12 | FREE

arsenalARTS presents 30 Under 30: A fresh, dynamic exhibition of young artistic talent in the Greater Boston area. The show features photography by Newton native Olivia Glennon and a marble sculpture titled Sleeping Man by current Newton resident Evan Morse. The show opens October 4 and will continue on display until November 10, 2012, with a reception on October 18 from 5:30 – 7:30PM. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Sunday, 12PM – 6PM. The exhibit is free to the public. 

30 Under 30 presents a diverse look at emerging artistic talent in Massachusetts: 30 artists 30 years of age or younger. With a large variety of media including painting, photography, glass, light installation and sculpture, this show is designed to encourage a dialogue between the artists and their audience in its mix of styles, techniques and artists’ attitudes and backgrounds. Exhibitions Coordinator Aneleise Ruggles encourages the public to “discover the voices of the next generation of great artists!”

 

Jewelry Refashioned
Adamas Fine Jewelry
October 5 – 6 | Complimentary 1-hour session, reservations required

Adamas Fine Jewelry Offers Free Consultations to Update Jewelry Wardrobes During Boston Fashion Week! Tired of staring at the outdated jewelry in the bottom of the jewelry box, but it’s too valuable to throw out? The talented designers at the award-winning Adamas Fine Jewelry, located in Newton, MA, will provide complimentary consultations in honor of Boston Fashion Week to help turn those ancient pieces into new one-of-a-kind favorites. Reservations are required. RSVP to [email protected] to sign up for a complimentary one-hour session!

 

SATURDAY

Newton Community Weekend at Jackson Homestead
Historic Newton*
Saturday, October 6 – Sunday, October 7 | FREE

Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to the Jackson Homestead & Museum.

 

 

What Does Romanticism Mean Today: Gallery Talk  
New Art Center*
Saturday, October 6 at 3pm | FREE

Come to the New Art Center to hear a gallery talk and see the exhibition Out of the Ruins: Reimagining the Romantic Tradition. Join the curator and artists to hear their take on the meaning of Romancticism in today’s society.

 

TUESDAY

THE OTHER WOMAN Launch Party with Author Hank Phillippi Ryan
Newtonville Books
Tuesday, October 9 at 7pm | FREE 

AWARD-WINNING, BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN DEBUTS HER NEW THRILLER: THE OTHER WOMAN

Boston investigative reporter and president-elect of National Sisters in Crime Hank Phillippi Ryan has won multiple Emmy Awards for her reporting and the Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity Awards for her mystery fiction. Now she’s back, drawing from her diverse experiences as a journalist and former US Senate staffer and political campaign aide, to create the political thriller and murder mystery THE OTHER WOMAN.

THE OTHER WOMAN, which hit number two on The Boston Globe Bestseller List, kicks off a spellbinding NEW SERIES, perfectly timed to add a dash of mystery to this election season. After being discredited for refusing to reveal a source, investigative reporter Jane Ryland stumbles upon a political cover-up — a high profile Senate candidate who may be carrying on an affair – and as she chases the story, it appears a serial killer hunting the young women of Boston is connected.

Dedicated fans are invited to a special LAUNCH PARTY for Ryan’s latest work.

 

*Newton Cultural Alliance Member