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Somerville Massachusetts is located just northwest of Boston along the divide between the lower Charles and Mystic River watersheds. The easy access to Boston and Cambridge by public transportation and it's great parks and neighborhoods, makes Somerville a perfect choice to settle down and call home. Search local Somerville homes for sale and join the local community.

Closely built two families and triple-deckers fill the city to house its dense and diversified people. Today, Somerville is a mix of blue-collar families, young professionals, college students and recent immigrants. It is known for its large number of city squares which help mark neighborhood boundaries. Among those most active today are Davis Square, Union Square, Ball Square, Teele Square and Magoun Square.

In its earliest history Somerville served as the grazing lands for the residents and farmers of Charlestown and had only a few scattered permanent settlements. This is a sharp contrast to the Somerville of today which is comprised of 4.1 square miles of residential homes and commercial properties.

Somerville was established as a town in 1842 and its population grew in leaps and bounds from that time forward. Many of the new settlers worked in the brick yards producing as many as 1.3 million bricks a year by hand or 5.5 million with a new press. At its highest point in production the town was turning out 24 million bricks being made in 12 brick yards in the city.

By the end of 1851, heavy industry was prominent here and was soon followed by rolling and slitting mills, iron works and manufacturers of steam engines and boilers. With the establishment of the street car lines, Somerville's population again exploded growing to six times its number between 1870 and 1915. The scale of the meat packing industry earned Somerville the reputation as the Chicago of New England. The city's population reached its peak during the Second World War when almost 106,000 people were said to create a density greater than that of Calcutta!

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Introduction to Chainmaille: OCTOBER
Description: Making chain by hand is an age-old craft adaptable to endless modern variations. The interlocking ring patterns of chainmaille can be used for everything from delicate jewelry to sculpture to armor, yet the basic tools and materials are simple and portable. In this class, you'll learn the techniques and tricks for creating and finishing high-quality chains while starting two bracelets in the classic Byzantine and European 4-1 weaves, plus learning about some of the countless variations possible. Instruction on selecting the right ring sizes and materials will provide a foundation for planning your own projects. Additional weaves, such as Persian, spiral, or Japanese-style chainmaille, may be covered as time allows. Expected Outcomes: Students will leave with two started bracelets in basic chainmaille weaves (Byzantine and European 4-1), as well as additional starters in other weaves as time allows. They will also gain an understanding of aspect ratio and cutting processes to select ring sizes, pros/cons of various metals, and finishing and tumbling of chainmaille. Prerequisites: No experience required! Students must be at least 18 years old. Materials Provided: For a $25 materials fee payable to the instructor during class, students will be provided with a basic kit including two pairs of chainmaille-ready pliers and plenty of rings for two bracelets. Extra kits in other colors and metals will be available for $8-15 each. What to Bring: Students should bring their $25 materials fee in cash, card, or check payable to the instructor. Students may also bring their own jewelry pliers, plus any clasps, beads or findings they would like to use, and a notebook to take notes (there will also be handouts). Instructor Biography: Karen Burke sold her first pieces of jewelry at age seven, took a two-decade detour for higher education and the corporate world, and then rediscovered metal. Self-taught for years, and recently a graduate of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, she now works and teaches out of the jewelry studio at Artisan's Asylum, with a particular focus on chains, repairs, unusual metals, and casting. Event Time: This one-day workshop will run Saturday, October 3, 1-4pm. REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form. CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.  

When: Oct 3, 2015 1 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Sat, 03 Oct 2015 13 )
Ciderfest 2015
It's back! Join us for our 3rd Annual Ciderfest! We'll be featuring ciders, meads and all things not quite beer. Some of the most knowledgeable cider personalities in the business will be in the shop showcasing their natural, clean, still, sparkling, crisp, dry, and off-dry ciders; all for your educ[...]

617-623-9500

When: Sep 7, 2015 5 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: Free Tasting + Discounts (Mon, 07 Sep 2015 17 )
TechHub Boston Members Breakfast
Eat! Chat! Meet! Get to know other TechHub Members and what they're working on. You might find a great collaboration partner, find out about a useful tool or make a new friend - plus munch on bagels. It helps if you register - then we can be sure there's enough for everyone, but if you want to drop by and take pot luck you are very welcome. Please note: this is for TechHub Members only.

When: Sep 7, 2015 9 AM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Mon, 07 Sep 2015 09 )
Willie Watson
When: Sep 23, 2015 6 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: 15.00 - 15.00 (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 18 )
Single-Color Screen Printing: One Day Introduction FALL/WINTER 2015
Description: Ever wanted to make your own custom t-shirt, tote bag, sticker, poster, or greeting card? In this one day intensive introduction to screen printing, you'll learn all the basics and by the end of the day create a screen using your artwork and print a one-color design on your choice of t-shirts or paper. Class Goals: Students will learn all they need to start screen printing at home or in the Asylum's print studio. After an informational overview, students will dive right in to hands-on work so that by the end of the workshop they leave with their own printed products as well as the skills to print on their own. Prerequisites: Students should be prepared with designs/artwork you'd like to print to send in pdf form to the instructor. No previous screen printing experience required. Students must be at least 18 years of age. Materials: Students should bring their own materials to print on for their final project -- t-shirt, tote bag, paper, etc. -- and a $10 materials fee, payable to the instructor, to cover consumables. The instructor will provide materials for test prints and screens and ink, though students have the option of bringing their own. Instructor Biography:   Erik Heumiller is a video editor, cartoonist and printmaker. His print experience comes from his years working in a T-shirt shop. He currently works for the local engineering company DGF Technologies, but he still likes to squeeze in some print time whenever he's got a spare moment.     Event Time: This one-day session will run multiple weekend days, once a month in September, October, November, and December. See drop-down menu for upcoming dates and times.   REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form. CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

When: Sep 20, 2015 11 AM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Sun, 20 Sep 2015 11 )
Father, Misty, and the Big Rock- Lexi Weege
In the Round at the Burren!

When: Sep 20, 2015 8 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Sun, 20 Sep 2015 20 )
Hot Crafts Jewelry Shop Orientation: SEPT
Description: This workshop provides an opportunity to familiarize students with specialty tools and processes of the Hot Craft Studio for Jewelry. Tools covered are the flex shaft and accessories, forming bench with specialized hammers, rolling mill, circle cutters, dapping punch, buffing machine, buffs and polishers, soldering, and annealing torch tools. Those who complete this one day Jewelry Orientation can make an appointment for Tool Testing with the instructor to use the studio on their own. We will create a simple band ring, with a embossed and cut circle, and polished. We will touch on all of the basic tools in the jewelry studio. Class Goals: Students will learn to correctly use the tools in the Hot Craft Studio for Jewelry correctly and with confidence to work independently after testing. Prerequisites: No experience necessary; students must be at least 18 years of age. Materials Provided: A $25 materials fee, included in the class registration, covers metal, solder, polishing compounds and basic consumables for the class. Extra tools and supplies can be purchased at class. What to Bring: Notebook, magnifying glasses or reading glasses if necessary. Wear closed-toe shoes and be prepared to tie back long hair! Instructor Biography: Karen Christians is an educator and maker in the metal arts. She developed the metals program at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, founded Metalwerx in Waltham, a non-profit school for jewelry and the metal arts, and the new jewelry section of the Hot Craft Studio at Artisans Asylum in Somerville. She teaches nationally, lectures around the country, and is published in many professional and technical magazines. She is the author of the book, Making the Most of Your Flex-Shaft. Karen holds a BFA with High Honors from the Massachusetts College of Art. Her second book, Jewelry of Burning Man, which was funded on Kickstarter in 2014, will be available soon for purchase! Event Time: This is a one-day workshop running Sunday September 20, 1-5pm.    REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form. CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

When: Sep 20, 2015 1 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Sun, 20 Sep 2015 13 )
The Rationales
Age Limit: 21+

The Rationales



When: Sep 4, 2015 8 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Fri, 04 Sep 2015 20 )
I/O, Vitamin Sun, Nova
When: Nov 19, 2015 6 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Thu, 19 Nov 2015 18 )
Brian Carpenter & the Confessions CD & Vinyl Release Show
Come celebrate the long-awaited debut album by Brian Carpenter & the Confessions, THE FAR END OF THE WORLD, with an incredible night of bands. Four years in the making, the album was recorded over harsh winters in Somerville by Rafi Sofer and mixed in the scorching deserts of Tucson by Craig Schumacher of Wavelab in Calexico. The CD/vinyl release show features the inspired songwriting of Adam Glasseye & the Insect Fable, the beautiful sounds of Rabbit Rabbit (featuring Carla Kihlstedt, who recorded strings and vocals on The Far End of the World)...and from NYC, the highly-acclaimed gothic noir sounds of Big Lazy. FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 25 2015 Cuisine En Locale 156 Highland Ave Somerville MA BRIAN CARPENTER & THE CONFESSIONS ADAM GLASSEYE & THE INSECT FABLE BIG LAZY RABBIT RABBIT Get $10 advance tickets here: http://www.briancarpenterandtheconfessions.com/ https://www.facebook.com/insectfable http://www.biglazymusic.com/ http://www.rabbitrabbitradio.com/ Poster created by K. Judge.

When: Sep 25, 2015 7 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Fri, 25 Sep 2015 19 )
Bank - 101 Training and Office Hours (Member Only)
The first hour is 101 training. (10am-11am)  Topic de Jour and/or membership request   The next 2 hours (11am-1pm)  are 30 minute office hour sessions - to be booked by members in advance where possible.   Follow us @TechHubBoston

When: Nov 24, 2015 10 AM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10 )
101 Testing/QA Training and office hours with Applause - August
Launching Winning Digital Experiences for Web, Mobile, IoT and Beyond Your apps need to do more than just work – they need to delight your users…the first time, and every time.  To do this it helps to have a holistic approach to app quality and to ensure that you’re tapping into the opinions that matter most – those of your users.  Join Techhub Office Hours on July 23rd  and hear Applause CMO/CSO Matt Johnston discuss how to stand out from your competitors and how to prioritize QA/QE and user sentiment insight on the shoe string budget under which most emerging companies operate.   Matt Johnston – Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer, Applause With more than a decade of marketing experience at companies ranging from early-stage startups to publicly traded enterprises, Matt Johnston leads marketing, community management and organizational strategy efforts at Applause. As Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer, he leads the company's large-scale initiatives around expansion and partnership formation. He also oversees awareness of the Applause brand and management of the company's global community of professional software testers. Prior to joining Applause, Matt served as VP of Marketing at crowdsourcing pioneer, OnForce. Before that, he was the Director of Marketing at Mimeo.com and worked at Herman Miller as a commercialization strategist. Matt earned a B.A. in Marketing from Calvin College, as well as an MBA in Marketing & Technology from New York University's Stern School of Business. Matt is a frequent speaker at top technology and mobile conferences, including STARWEST, CTIA, Mobile App World, FutureM and Enterprise 2.0. The first hour is 101 training. (10am-11am)  Topic de Jour and/or membership request The next 2 hours (11am-1pm)  are 30 minute office hour sessions - to be booked by members in advance where possible. Follow us @TechHubBoston   Order of events: 10am to 11am - 101 Training - Group of up to 15 people.  This will often take the form of a case study or practical hands on workshop. 11am to 1pm - office hours sessions of up to 30mins for individuals/specific startups.  To be prebooked in advance. This training and office hours is delivered by our sponsor Free of Charge to TechHub members.   A monthly programme of introductory training and office hours is set up from our sponsors in the following areas: Legal, CPA, Testing/QA, Banking and PR. Location TechHub 3rd Floor 212 Elm Street Davis Square Somerville MA 02144 Closest T - Davis Square (less than 5 minute walk) Parking - Several surface lots near by Bike Parking - in the basement car park of 212 Elm Street.   Want more info about TechHub?  Get in touch: helloBoston@techhub.com Follow us @TechHubBoston

When: Nov 26, 2015 10 AM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10 )
101 Testing/QA Training and office hours with Applause - October
#optin 101 Training and Office hours for Testing and QA (Please note: these sessions are for TechHub Members only) Information and introductory training in Testing/QA fron our own partner and TechHub sponsor Applause http://www.applause.com/ Order of events: 10am to 11am - 101 Training - Group of up to 15 people.  This will often take the form of a case study or practical hands on workshop. 11am to 1pm - office hours sessions of up to 30mins for individuals/specific startups.  To be prebooked in advance. This training and office hours is delivered by our sponsor Free of Charge to TechHub members.   A monthly programme of introductory training and office hours is set up from our sponsors in the following areas: Legal, CPA, Testing/QA, Banking and PR. Location TechHub 3rd Floor 212 Elm Street Davis Square Somerville MA 02144 Closest T - Davis Square (less than 5 minute walk) Parking - Several surface lots near by Bike Parking - in the basement car park of 212 Elm Street.   Want more info about TechHub?  Get in touch: helloBoston@techhub.com Follow us @TechHubBoston

When: Oct 22, 2015 10 AM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Thu, 22 Oct 2015 10 )
LoVeSeXy......"a tribute to the music of Prince" + Gunpowder Gelatine
Advanced Tickets are available until 4PM - September 25th
(if not Sold Out prior)

Guaranteed Seating: For guaranteed seating, purchase a ticket in one of the main room (Dinner Seating), arrive within designated time which is under the Additional Information on this event page / in your confirmation email, and purchase dinner that evening. $15 FOOD minimum per person plus 7% meal tax.

General Admission does NOT guarantee seating. Bar area is unreserved, first come first served, and offers a full menu. Fifteen minutes before music begins, unoccupied tables in the main room are open for all patrons.

ZONE ARRIVAL TIMESAll sections should arrive between 9:15 - 9:45 PM after the early show has ended.
 

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

- All tables seat either four or two. If you don’t purchase all of the seats, you may be seated with others.
- If zoned seating is not available for purchase on this event page, it means that there are only General Admission still available ( all dining room tables are already reserved).
- When purchasing a ticket in a Zone, you are not guaranteed a particular seat. Seats are assigned at venue’s discretion.
- If you are unable to make your section’s arrival time or need to cancel your dinner reservation, please call 617-776-2004 DAY OF SHOW, ONLY AFTER 4PM. TICKETS ARE NOT REFUNDABLE.
- Ages 10+ may attend with a parent and dinner/show combo ticket.
- General Admission or Fri/Sat shows starting 9pm & later are ALWAYS 21+.
- Fees Apply to all online purchases.
- Limited number of admissions are available "cash only" at door on any given night, on first come first serve basis. The door price may vary from advance price.


Please call venue (617) 776-2004 after 4pm for specific set times and more information, or follow us on Facebook / Twitter.
Day of Show Door Price : $12  (cash only) 



When: Sep 25, 2015 10 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Fri, 25 Sep 2015 22 )
Sarah Kay, Chris Duffy, and Elna Baker
Advanced Tickets are available until 4PM  -  10/1/15
(
if not Sold Out prior)

Join spoken word poet Sarah Kay, comedian Chris Duffy, and storyteller Elna Baker for a night of performances and audience prizes! They'll each perform a set, then enthusiastically endorse a prize that they love and give it away to audience members. It's an Oprah-style audience giveaway! You'll not only get a great show, you might also get candy, a signed book, or even a miscellaneous kitchen utensil!  Guaranteed to be the most positive way to spend a Thursday night in Somerville.

 

Guaranteed Seating: For guaranteed seating, purchase a ticket in one of the main room zones A-G, arrive within designated time which is under the Additional Information on this event page / in your confirmation email, and purchase dinner that evening. $15 FOOD minimum per person plus 7% meal tax.

General Admission does NOT guarantee seating. Bar area is unreserved, first come first served, and offers a full menu. Fifteen minutes before music begins, unoccupied tables in the main room are open for all patrons.

 

ZONES ARRIVAL TIMES

All Sections will be seated at 9:15 PM

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

- All tables seat either four or two. If you don’t purchase all of the seats, you may be seated with others.
- If zoned seating is not available for purchase on this event page, it means that there are only General Admission still available ( all dining room tables are already reserved).
- When purchasing a ticket in a Zone, you are not guaranteed a particular seat. Seats are assigned at venue’s discretion.
- If you are unable to make your section’s arrival time or need to cancel your dinner reservation, please call 617-776-2004 DAY OF SHOW, ONLY AFTER 4PM. TICKETS ARE NOT REFUNDABLE.
- General Admission or Fri/Sat shows starting 9pm & later are ALWAYS 21+.
- Fees Apply to all online purchases.
- Limited number of admissions are available "cash only" at door on any given night, on first come first serve basis. The door price may vary from advance price.


Please call venue (617) 776-2004 after 4pm for specific set times and more information, or follow us on Facebook / Twitter.
 
Day of Show Door Price : $ 20.00 (cash only) 



When: Oct 1, 2015 9 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Thu, 01 Oct 2015 21 )
BaBa ZuLa (Turkish Psychedelic)
Advanced Tickets are available until 4PM  -  11/5/15
(
if not Sold Out prior)

Guaranteed Seating: For guaranteed seating, purchase a ticket in one of the main room zones A-G, arrive within designated time which is under the Additional Information on this event page / in your confirmation email, and purchase dinner that evening. $15 FOOD minimum per person plus 7% meal tax.

General Admission does NOT guarantee seating. Bar area is unreserved, first come first served, and offers a full menu. Fifteen minutes before music begins, unoccupied tables in the main room are open for all patrons.

 

ZONES ARRIVAL TIMES

All sections will be seated between 9:15 - 9:45 PM

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

- All tables seat either four or two. If you don’t purchase all of the seats, you may be seated with others.
- If zoned seating is not available for purchase on this event page, it means that there are only General Admission still available ( all dining room tables are already reserved).
- When purchasing a ticket in a Zone, you are not guaranteed a particular seat. Seats are assigned at venue’s discretion.
- If you are unable to make your section’s arrival time or need to cancel your dinner reservation, please call 617-776-2004 DAY OF SHOW, ONLY AFTER 4PM. TICKETS ARE NOT REFUNDABLE.
- General Admission or Fri/Sat shows starting 9pm & later are ALWAYS 21+.
- Fees Apply to all online purchases.
- Limited number of admissions are available "cash only" at door on any given night, on first come first serve basis. The door price may vary from advance price.


Please call venue (617) 776-2004 after 4pm for specific set times and more information, or follow us on Facebook / Twitter.
 
Day of Show Door Price : $ 30.00 (cash only) 



When: Nov 5, 2015 10 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Thu, 05 Nov 2015 22 )
DEMIR DEMIRKAN
Advanced Tickets are available until 4PM  -  10/2/15
(
if not Sold Out prior)

Guaranteed Seating: For guaranteed seating, purchase a ticket in one of the main room zones A-G, arrive within designated time which is under the Additional Information on this event page / in your confirmation email, and purchase dinner that evening. $15 FOOD minimum per person plus 7% meal tax.

General Admission does NOT guarantee seating. Bar area is unreserved, first come first served, and offers a full menu. Fifteen minutes before music begins, unoccupied tables in the main room are open for all patrons.

 

ZONES ARRIVAL TIMES

All sections will be seated between 9:15 - 9:45 PM

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

- All tables seat either four or two. If you don’t purchase all of the seats, you may be seated with others.
- If zoned seating is not available for purchase on this event page, it means that there are only General Admission still available ( all dining room tables are already reserved).
- When purchasing a ticket in a Zone, you are not guaranteed a particular seat. Seats are assigned at venue’s discretion.
- If you are unable to make your section’s arrival time or need to cancel your dinner reservation, please call 617-776-2004 DAY OF SHOW, ONLY AFTER 4PM. TICKETS ARE NOT REFUNDABLE.
- General Admission or Fri/Sat shows starting 9pm & later are ALWAYS 21+.
- Fees Apply to all online purchases.
- Limited number of admissions are available "cash only" at door on any given night, on first come first serve basis. The door price may vary from advance price.


Please call venue (617) 776-2004 after 4pm for specific set times and more information, or follow us on Facebook / Twitter.
 
Day of Show Door Price : $ 30.00 (cash only) 



When: Oct 2, 2015 10 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 22 )
Energy Deregulation the 500 Billion Frontier
VPurpose Team http://Viridian.com/EnergyGreenPower Energy deregulation has given MA residents, and other deregulated states the opportunity to choose their electricity supplier. Come join us to learn how you can create your own residual and recession-proof income that you receive right now by simply helping people save money on something they already use and cannot live without...all while helping the environment.  Introducing Independent Associate and Residual Fund Raising programs (RFP)! Our RFP offers an innovative way for organizations to raise funds without over-burdening their members and without ever asking for money! Invite your favorite charitable organization(s)! Some examples are volunteer and service organizations, private and religious schools, churches, synagogues, mosques, sports teams, parent associations, charities, foundations, our service members, and all other entities that can benefit from our RFP. Alexander Rhalimi, Viridian's Lead Director and Bruce Vega will be hosting and presenting the event and would like to meet you too! RSVP: Registration with EventBrite is required to attend the event Tel/ Txt: 617-331-4349  Email: BruceVega@Gmail.com

When: Sep 3, 2015 7 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19 )
Tool Training: CNC Plasma Cutter 101 DECEMBER
Description: Learn how to use a computer-controlled, water-cooled plasma cutter to cut any shape you want out of a 4'x8' sheet of metal! In this class, we'll show you how to translate your hand sketches and CAD drawings into patterns cut out of any metal sheet up to an inch thick, at rates of up to 200 inches per minute. This class will introduce you to the new Torchmate CNC plasma cutter at Artisan's Asylum. Students will learn how to use the custom Torchmate CAD and CAM software to generate files and toolpaths, learn how to use all of the supporting equipment and infrastructure surrounding the machine, and learn how to perform basic maintenance tasks on the plasma torch. Students will be introduced to the tool scheduling system during the class, which they will use to schedule a 30-minute private testing session to demonstrate competent usage of the machine. After successful demonstration of competency students will be free to use the plasma cutter independently as members.  Class Goals: After taking both the training and testing sessions, students will be able to operate the Torchmate CNC plasma cutter independently as members at Artisan's Asylum. Prerequisites: No experience required, though previous experience with CNC machines and generating DXF files will help significantly. Materials Provided: The Asylum will provide practice steel sheets and necessary safety equipment for those students who need. The cost of materials is included in the registration fee. What to Bring: Bring personal welding helmets if you have them, though having one is not required. Students should wear non-flammable materials, i.e. non-synthetics: cotton, flannel, and leather are ideal. Instructor Biography: Artisan's Asylum Facilities Manager Rob Masek is an engineer, technician, and educator with a passion for fighting robots and clean aisles. He owns and operates Black Swan Robotics, LLC, and teaches several types of fabrication and digital design. Rob also competed on Comedy Central's BattleBots three times, and has produced and run several robotics competitions (including several US FIRST Robotics competitions and a home-brewed robot combat event called Pound of Pain).  Event Time: Sunday, December 13,  11am-1pm Testing to be scheduled with the instructor on the day of class.   REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form.  CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

When: Dec 13, 2015 11 AM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Sun, 13 Dec 2015 11 )
Tool Training: CNC Plasma Cutter 101 NOVEMBER
Description: Learn how to use a computer-controlled, water-cooled plasma cutter to cut any shape you want out of a 4'x8' sheet of metal! In this class, we'll show you how to translate your hand sketches and CAD drawings into patterns cut out of any metal sheet up to an inch thick, at rates of up to 200 inches per minute. This class will introduce you to the new Torchmate CNC plasma cutter at Artisan's Asylum. Students will learn how to use the custom Torchmate CAD and CAM software to generate files and toolpaths, learn how to use all of the supporting equipment and infrastructure surrounding the machine, and learn how to perform basic maintenance tasks on the plasma torch. Students will be introduced to the tool scheduling system during the class, which they will use to schedule a 30-minute private testing session to demonstrate competent usage of the machine. After successful demonstration of competency students will be free to use the plasma cutter independently as members.  Class Goals: After taking both the training and testing sessions, students will be able to operate the Torchmate CNC plasma cutter independently as members at Artisan's Asylum. Prerequisites: No experience required, though previous experience with CNC machines and generating DXF files will help significantly. Materials Provided: The Asylum will provide practice steel sheets and necessary safety equipment for those students who need. The cost of materials is included in the registration fee. What to Bring: Bring personal welding helmets if you have them, though having one is not required. Students should wear non-flammable materials, i.e. non-synthetics: cotton, flannel, and leather are ideal. Instructor Biography: Artisan's Asylum Facilities Manager Rob Masek is an engineer, technician, and educator with a passion for fighting robots and clean aisles. He owns and operates Black Swan Robotics, LLC, and teaches several types of fabrication and digital design. Rob also competed on Comedy Central's BattleBots three times, and has produced and run several robotics competitions (including several US FIRST Robotics competitions and a home-brewed robot combat event called Pound of Pain).  Event Time: Sunday, November, 15 11am-1pm Testing to be scheduled with the instructor on the day of class.   REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form.  CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

When: Nov 15, 2015 11 AM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Sun, 15 Nov 2015 11 )
Tool Training: CNC Plasma Cutter 101 OCTOBER
Description: Learn how to use a computer-controlled, water-cooled plasma cutter to cut any shape you want out of a 4'x8' sheet of metal! In this class, we'll show you how to translate your hand sketches and CAD drawings into patterns cut out of any metal sheet up to an inch thick, at rates of up to 200 inches per minute. This class will introduce you to the new Torchmate CNC plasma cutter at Artisan's Asylum. Students will learn how to use the custom Torchmate CAD and CAM software to generate files and toolpaths, learn how to use all of the supporting equipment and infrastructure surrounding the machine, and learn how to perform basic maintenance tasks on the plasma torch. Students will be introduced to the tool scheduling system during the class, which they will use to schedule a 30-minute private testing session to demonstrate competent usage of the machine. After successful demonstration of competency students will be free to use the plasma cutter independently as members.  Class Goals: After taking both the training and testing sessions, students will be able to operate the Torchmate CNC plasma cutter independently as members at Artisan's Asylum. Prerequisites: No experience required, though previous experience with CNC machines and generating DXF files will help significantly. Materials Provided: The Asylum will provide practice steel sheets and necessary safety equipment for those students who need. The cost of materials is included in the registration fee. What to Bring: Bring personal welding helmets if you have them, though having one is not required. Students should wear non-flammable materials, i.e. non-synthetics: cotton, flannel, and leather are ideal. Instructor Biography: Artisan's Asylum Facilities Manager Rob Masek is an engineer, technician, and educator with a passion for fighting robots and clean aisles. He owns and operates Black Swan Robotics, LLC, and teaches several types of fabrication and digital design. Rob also competed on Comedy Central's BattleBots three times, and has produced and run several robotics competitions (including several US FIRST Robotics competitions and a home-brewed robot combat event called Pound of Pain).  Event Time: Sunday, October 18, 11am-1pm Testing to be scheduled with the instructor on the day of class.   REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form.  CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

When: Oct 18, 2015 11 AM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Sun, 18 Oct 2015 11 )
Tribute to Muddy Waters with The Nighthawks and Bob Margolin (Blues)
  Advanced Tickets are available until 4PM - 10/24/15
(
if not Sold Out prior)

Guaranteed Seating: For guaranteed seating, purchase a ticket in one of the main room zones A-G, arrive within designated time which is under the Additional Information on this event page / in your confirmation email, and purchase dinner that evening. $15 FOOD minimum per person plus 7% meal tax.

General Admission does NOT guarantee seating. Bar area is unreserved, first come first served, and offers a full menu. Fifteen minutes before music begins, unoccupied tables in the main room are open for all patrons.

 

ZONES ARRIVAL TIMES

Section A  6:00 – 6:30pm
Section B  5:45 – 6:15pm
Section D  5:30 – 6:00pm
Section E  6:00 – 6:30pm
Section F  5:30 – 6:00pm
Section G  6:15 – 6:45pm

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

- All tables seat either four or two. If you don’t purchase all of the seats, you may be seated with others.
- If zoned seating is not available for purchase on this event page, it means that there are only General Admission still available ( all dining room tables are already reserved).
- When purchasing a ticket in a Zone, you are not guaranteed a particular seat. Seats are assigned at venue’s discretion.
- If you are unable to make your section’s arrival time or need to cancel your dinner reservation, please call 617-776-2004 DAY OF SHOW, ONLY AFTER 4PM. TICKETS ARE NOT REFUNDABLE.
- Ages 10+ may attend with a parent and dinner/show combo ticket.
- General Admission or Fri/Sat shows starting 9pm & later are ALWAYS 21+.
- Fees Apply to all online purchases.
- Limited number of admissions are available "cash only" at door on any given night, on first come first serve basis. The door price may vary from advance price.


Please call venue (617) 776-2004 after 4pm for specific set times and more information, or follow us on Facebook / Twitter.
 

Day of Show Door Price : $35  (cash only)   



When: Oct 24, 2015 7 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Sat, 24 Oct 2015 19 )
"Laugh Fest: Love's Labor Day's Laughs"
Laugh Fest Returns: Labor Day Weekend Comedy Party

Laugh Fest: Love's Labor Day's Laughs brings the combined comic talents of some of the city's funniest performers -- along with music, fun and more -- to Davis Square Theatre. The show opens with stand-up from David Thomas and totally unscripted improv comedy hilarity from Boston troupe Ch!co and the Hamondo. Then Rebels Without Applauze hit the stage with their on-the-spot singing and wacky improv games. With the help of audience suggestions, Rebels will create unforgettable characters and hilarious situations, and put their quick-witted skills to the test in one of their biggest improv show of the year. And be sure to stick around after the show -- you're invited to an after-party at the theatre featuring a cash bar and your favorite cast members.

When: Sep 4, 2015 9 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: $5.00 (Fri, 04 Sep 2015 21 )
INTRO TO ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION
INTRO TO ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION  An Ableton Live class for beginners Learn the fundamentals of electronic music production in Ableton Live. In this class, we will create a song from scratch by working on popular electronic music genres and putting together different song elements including a bassline, drums, harmony, melody, and sound effects!  Let your imagination be part of the electronic music evolution!   Prior musical experience or knowledge of Live is not required.  WHEN: September 18, 2015 @4pm WHERE: 62 Bow Street, Somerville, MA    All ages welcome, for absolute beginners   FREE QUESTIONS?: support@nabimusiccenter.com

When: Sep 18, 2015 4 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Fri, 18 Sep 2015 16 )
The 13th Annual Halloween Extravaganza with Dr. Gasp and Special Guests!
2015 Boston Music award winner (Best Folk Artist) and 2015 New England Music Award winner (Best Male Artist) Dan Blakeslee returns to The Burren stage that he knows so well. But this time It's DR. GASP!!! Join us for a one night only show of music and "horrific"mayhem!!! Special guests include Beware The Dangers Of A Ghost Scorpion (Instrumental Surf/Rock,) Slim Jim And The Mad Cows and Horror Steve! Watch the video... need we say more?!



When: Oct 23, 2015 7 PM to Oct 23, 2015 9 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: 10 - 15 USD (Fri, 23 Oct 2015 19 )
Neon Grandma REUNION SHOW @ Johnny D's
Advanced Tickets are available until 4PM  -  10/23/15
(
if not Sold Out prior)

Guaranteed Seating: For guaranteed seating, purchase a ticket in one of the main room zones A-G, arrive within designated time which is under the Additional Information on this event page / in your confirmation email, and purchase dinner that evening. $15 FOOD minimum per person plus 7% meal tax.

General Admission does NOT guarantee seating. Bar area is unreserved, first come first served, and offers a full menu. Fifteen minutes before music begins, unoccupied tables in the main room are open for all patrons.

 

ZONES ARRIVAL TIMES
 All Sections should arrive between 9:15 - 9:45 pm after the early show

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

- All tables seat either four or two. If you don’t purchase all of the seats, you may be seated with others.
- If zoned seating is not available for purchase on this event page, it means that there are only General Admission still available ( all dining room tables are already reserved).
- When purchasing a ticket in a Zone, you are not guaranteed a particular seat. Seats are assigned at venue’s discretion.
- If you are unable to make your section’s arrival time or need to cancel your dinner reservation, please call 617-776-2004 DAY OF SHOW, ONLY AFTER 4PM. TICKETS ARE NOT REFUNDABLE.
- Ages 10+ may attend with a parent and dinner/show combo ticket.
- General Admission or Fri/Sat shows starting 9pm & later are ALWAYS 21+.
- Fees Apply to all online purchases.
- Limited number of admissions are available "cash only" at door on any given night, on first come first serve basis. The door price may vary from advance price.


Please call venue (617) 776-2004 after 4pm for specific set times and more information, or follow us on Facebook / Twitter.
 
Day of Show Door Price : $ 10.00  (cash only) 



When: Oct 23, 2015 10 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Fri, 23 Oct 2015 22 )
Ten Foot Polecats- Thirty Silver


When: Sep 2, 2015 8 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20 )
Rachel Feinstein
RACHEL FEINSTEIN is a nationally touring comedian and actress who is best known for her ability to morph into various ethnicities and genders. Huffington Post called her “the only comedian we've seen who can go from embodying her grandmother in one breath and a predatory guy on the street in the next…” Feinstein's second Comedy Central special is currently airing and she’s gearing up to shoot her brand new 1 hour special at the end of the year. Guest appearances include Comedy Central’s THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE, HBO’s LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER, co-hosting THE VIEW on multiple occasions and several appearances on INSIDE AMY SCHUMER. Latest film credits include Chris Rock’s TOP FIVE and Judd Apatow’s TRAINWRECK. Most recently, Rachel joined the cast of the Steven Soderbergh AMAZON series, RED OAKS, in a recurring role.

When: Dec 3, 2015 7 PM to Dec 3, 2015 9 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: $16 (Thu, 03 Dec 2015 19 )
The Wood Brothers
When: Oct 8, 2015 7 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: 24.00 - 24.00 (Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19 )
I Run 5K
When: Oct 17, 2015 12 AM to Oct 18, 2015 12 AMin Somerville, Massachusetts (Sat, 17 Oct 2015 00 )
Jewelry I: Intro to Metalsmithing NOV/DEC
Evening Beginning Jewelry Class at the Artisan's Asylum!   Description: Through this 6-week class you will be introduced to the arcane and secret techniques of making fine jewelry. No prior experience is required, and by the end you will come away with new skills and with several finished pieces to show off and be proud of. We will work primarily in sterling silver, brass, and copper. First we start with the basics. You will learn to use the jeweler’s most fundamental hand tools, such as a jeweler’s saw, files, stamps, and hammers. Once you learn techniques to create interesting textures and patterns on the surface of metal shapes, your first project will have you learning how to make a cold connections: joining pieces through riveting. With these new skills you will to make a key fob, pendant, or tag. The second half of the class focuses on learning to solder. Exercises in soldering lead into the design and fabrication of a piece of jewelry from sterling silver with a cabochon-set stone. Finishing techniques, like oxidizing and polishing, round out the class lessons. This class is excellent preparation for Jewelry II and for working independently in the Artisan Asylum’s studio space. The class will teach you how to safely turn on and off a gas tank. Hands-on work-time is balanced with lessons and as well as time to interact with other students.   Class Goals: Students will come away with familiarity of basic jewelry making skills: Sawing, Filing, Soldering, Polishing, Riveting, Surface Embellishment, Rolling-Mill, Bezel Stone-setting, Gas Tank Operation. Project Goals: Students will complete samples, a riveting project and at least one finished piece of jewelry with a bezel-set cabochon. Prerequisites: No experience required; students must be at least 18 years of age. Materials Provided: An additional materials fee of $35 covers the cost of silver, copper, brass and consumables such as saw blades, solder, etc., all of which will be provided, and helps purchase new tools for the studio. Materials fee will be collected on the first day of class, cash or check. What to Bring: You need not bring anything beyond the material fee, but a sketchbook for your ideas and notes is handy. If you bring scrap fabric with interesting textures we will use them in the first day of class!  Please wear close-toed shoes and use hair ties to secure long hair. Instructor Biography: Sage Kochavi received a Certificate of Metalsmithing from the Worcester Center for Crafts and has been making jewelry since the mid-90's. She has taught metalsmithing in the Boston area for 10 years. She especially enjoys helping beginning jewelry students discover the pleasure of working with metal. She has worked in many capacities in the jewelry field, selling her designs in shops across the country, working as a bench jeweler, contractor, and appraisals. She still thinks nothing compares to the satisfaction of a well-executed solder joint. Class Dates and Times: Session 1: Tuesday, November 3, 6:00pm - 9:00pm Session 2: Tuesday, November 10, 6:00pm - 9:00pm Session 3: Tuesday, November 17, 6:00pm - 9:00pm No Session: Tuesday, November 24, NO CLASS, THANKSGIVING BREAK Session 4: Tuesday, December 1, 6:00pm - 9:00pm Session 5: Tuesday, December 8, 6:00pm - 9:00pm Session 6: Tuesday, December 15, 6:00pm - 9:00pm REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form. CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

When: Nov 3, 2015 6 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Tue, 03 Nov 2015 18 )
Tool Training: Router Table Fundamentals DECEMBER
Description: The Router table is a very versatile tool in any woodshop. It can be used to cut a variety of edge profiles, duplicate patterns, and make dados. This class will cover the safe use of the router table for several common operations. At the end of the class students will have hands on experience flush trimming pieces, profiling edges, and cutting dados and rabbets, and be ready to use the router table independently as members at Artisan's Asylum. In the first session we will cover the safe operation of the router table. Students will practice different cuts, changing router bits, and making accurate adjustments to the router table. In the second class we will practice using a pattern to make a small hardwood cutting board. The cutting board will utilize tongue and groove joints, pattern routing, and edge profiling. In the third session students will get tested out on the tool, to verify their comfort using the tool without supervision as members of the Asylum or in their own shops. Class Goals: At the end of the second class students should have a good understanding of how to safely set up a router table for basic operations. They will know how to change router bits, adjust the router table, and pick the right router bit for a particular cut. The students will have the confidence and skills to add profiles, dados, and other details to their own projects using the router table. By the end of the three weeks, students will be fully tested out and ready to use the router table without supervision as members at Artisan's Asylum or in their own shops! Prerequisites: No prior knowledge is required. Basic woodshop skills are recommended, but not necessary. Students must be at least 18 years of age. Materials Provided: All necessary materials will be provided, and are covered by a $15 materials fee included in the cost of registration. What to Bring: Please dress appropriately for shop work: closed toed shoes, no baggy clothing or draping sleeves, no dangling jewelry or accessories, and something with which to tie back long hair. If you have them, you're encouraged to bring your own safety goggles and hearing protection. Instructor Bio: Phil Wolfson is a retired union cabinetmaker and math teacher, and a past, present and future vocational instructor. He is also an active volunteer in the Artisan's Asylum woodshop. Event Time: Session 1: Monday, December 7, 7:15-9:45pm Session 2: Monday, December 14, 7:15-9:45pm Session 3: Monday, December 21, 7:15-9:45pm (TESTING)    REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form. CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

When: Dec 7, 2015 7:15:00 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Mon, 07 Dec 2015 19:15:00 )
Tool Training: Router Table Fundamentals NOVEMBER
Description: The Router table is a very versatile tool in any woodshop. It can be used to cut a variety of edge profiles, duplicate patterns, and make dados. This class will cover the safe use of the router table for several common operations. At the end of the class students will have hands on experience flush trimming pieces, profiling edges, and cutting dados and rabbets, and be ready to use the router table independently as members at Artisan's Asylum. In the first session we will cover the safe operation of the router table. Students will practice different cuts, changing router bits, and making accurate adjustments to the router table. In the second class we will practice using a pattern to make a small hardwood cutting board. The cutting board will utilize tongue and groove joints, pattern routing, and edge profiling. In the third session students will get tested out on the tool, to verify their comfort using the tool without supervision as members of the Asylum or in their own shops. Class Goals: At the end of the second class students should have a good understanding of how to safely set up a router table for basic operations. They will know how to change router bits, adjust the router table, and pick the right router bit for a particular cut. The students will have the confidence and skills to add profiles, dados, and other details to their own projects using the router table. By the end of the three weeks, students will be fully tested out and ready to use the router table without supervision as members at Artisan's Asylum or in their own shops! Prerequisites: No prior knowledge is required. Basic woodshop skills are recommended, but not necessary. Students must be at least 18 years of age. Materials Provided: All necessary materials will be provided, and are covered by a $15 materials fee included in the cost of registration. What to Bring: Please dress appropriately for shop work: closed toed shoes, no baggy clothing or draping sleeves, no dangling jewelry or accessories, and something with which to tie back long hair. If you have them, you're encouraged to bring your own safety goggles and hearing protection. Instructor Bio: Phil Wolfson is a retired union cabinetmaker and math teacher, and a past, present and future vocational instructor. He is also an active volunteer in the Artisan's Asylum woodshop. Event Time: Session 1: Monday, November 2, 7:15-9:45pm Session 2: Monday, November 9, 7:15-9:45pm Session 3: Monday, November 16, 7:15-9:45pm (TESTING)    REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form. CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

When: Nov 2, 2015 7:15:00 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Mon, 02 Nov 2015 19:15:00 )
Tool Training: Router Table Fundamentals OCTOBER
Description: The Router table is a very versatile tool in any woodshop. It can be used to cut a variety of edge profiles, duplicate patterns, and make dados. This class will cover the safe use of the router table for several common operations. At the end of the class students will have hands on experience flush trimming pieces, profiling edges, and cutting dados and rabbets, and be ready to use the router table independently as members at Artisan's Asylum. In the first session we will cover the safe operation of the router table. Students will practice different cuts, changing router bits, and making accurate adjustments to the router table. In the second class we will practice using a pattern to make a small hardwood cutting board. The cutting board will utilize tongue and groove joints, pattern routing, and edge profiling. In the third session students will get tested out on the tool, to verify their comfort using the tool without supervision as members of the Asylum or in their own shops. Class Goals: At the end of the second class students should have a good understanding of how to safely set up a router table for basic operations. They will know how to change router bits, adjust the router table, and pick the right router bit for a particular cut. The students will have the confidence and skills to add profiles, dados, and other details to their own projects using the router table. By the end of the three weeks, students will be fully tested out and ready to use the router table without supervision as members at Artisan's Asylum or in their own shops! Prerequisites: No prior knowledge is required. Basic woodshop skills are recommended, but not necessary. Students must be at least 18 years of age. Materials Provided: All necessary materials will be provided, and are covered by a $15 materials fee included in the cost of registration. What to Bring: Please dress appropriately for shop work: closed toed shoes, no baggy clothing or draping sleeves, no dangling jewelry or accessories, and something with which to tie back long hair. If you have them, you're encouraged to bring your own safety goggles and hearing protection. Instructor Bio: Phil Wolfson is a retired union cabinetmaker and math teacher, and a past, present and future vocational instructor. He is also an active volunteer in the Artisan's Asylum woodshop. Event Time: Session 1: Monday, October 12, 7:15-9:45pm Session 2: Monday, October 19, 7:15-9:45pm Session 3: Monday, October 26, 7:15-9:45pm (TESTING)    REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form. CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

When: Oct 12, 2015 7:15:00 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Mon, 12 Oct 2015 19:15:00 )
Tool Training: Router Table Fundamentals SEPTEMBER
Description: The Router table is a very versatile tool in any woodshop. It can be used to cut a variety of edge profiles, duplicate patterns, and make dados. This class will cover the safe use of the router table for several common operations. At the end of the class students will have hands on experience flush trimming pieces, profiling edges, and cutting dados and rabbets, and be ready to use the router table independently as members at Artisan's Asylum. In the first session we will cover the safe operation of the router table. Students will practice different cuts, changing router bits, and making accurate adjustments to the router table. In the second class we will practice using a pattern to make a small hardwood cutting board. The cutting board will utilize tongue and groove joints, pattern routing, and edge profiling. In the third session students will get tested out on the tool, to verify their comfort using the tool without supervision as members of the Asylum or in their own shops. Class Goals: At the end of the second class students should have a good understanding of how to safely set up a router table for basic operations. They will know how to change router bits, adjust the router table, and pick the right router bit for a particular cut. The students will have the confidence and skills to add profiles, dados, and other details to their own projects using the router table. By the end of the three weeks, students will be fully tested out and ready to use the router table without supervision as members at Artisan's Asylum or in their own shops! Prerequisites: No prior knowledge is required. Basic woodshop skills are recommended, but not necessary. Students must be at least 18 years of age. Materials Provided: All necessary materials will be provided, and are covered by a $15 materials fee included in the cost of registration. What to Bring: Please dress appropriately for shop work: closed toed shoes, no baggy clothing or draping sleeves, no dangling jewelry or accessories, and something with which to tie back long hair. If you have them, you're encouraged to bring your own safety goggles and hearing protection. Instructor Bio: Phil Wolfson is a retired union cabinetmaker and math teacher, and a past, present and future vocational instructor. He is also an active volunteer in the Artisan's Asylum woodshop. Event Time: Session 1: Monday, September 14, 7:15-9:45pm Session 2: Monday, September 21, 7:15-9:45pm Session 3: Monday, September 28, 7:15-9:45pm (TESTING)    REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form. CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

When: Sep 14, 2015 7:15:00 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Mon, 14 Sep 2015 19:15:00 )
Build a Table SEPTEMBER
Description: The table saw is an amazing tool that enables even novice wood workers to cut perfectly square joints, miters that are exactly 45 degrees, and repeat cuts of a set length or width. In addition, it can cut dadoes and grooves in the exact position that the operator has determined. This class will use the table saw to make a parson's table, including cutting stock to width and length and mitering the legs to make a square splined joint. We will use dado cutters to make the splined joint as well as the groove for the top, and cut the tongue that will fit the top to the table. Finally, we will use a tapering jig to cut the taper on the legs. If time allows we will also apply finish to the table using the Asylum's spray booth. Students will leave the class with a greater understanding of what is possible to accomplish with the table saw and more familiarity with how to use it skillfully.  Ticket cost includes a one-day pass to the Asylum. *PLEASE NOTE: Tool testing is NOT included in this course, and needs to be arranged separately by each student.* Prerequisites: This class is suitable for beginners. If you have not tested on the tablesaw, please contact instructor after enrolling. What to Bring:  Students should wear shop appropriate clothes - closed-toe shoes, no dangly jewelry or straps, and long hair should be tied back.  Instructor Biography: Phil Wolfson is a retired union cabinetmaker and vocational instructor. Event Time: Two consecutive Thursdays & Fridays Session 1: Thursday, September 10, 5:30pm-9:30pm Session 2: Friday, September 11, 5:30pm-9:30pm Session 3: Thursday, September 17, 5:30pm-9:30pm Session 5: Friday, September 18, 5:30pm-9:30pm   REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form.   CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

When: Sep 10, 2015 5 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Thu, 10 Sep 2015 17 )
Fanfarai
The rousing 11-member Algerian/French brass band Fanfaraï puts on a high energy show, with a battery of horns, traditional percussion, North African raï, Balkan beats, Afro-Cuban swing, and jazz, all colliding into one big party.

When: Sep 22, 2015 8 PM to Sep 22, 2015 10 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: Guaranteed seating with dinner reservation $25 General admission, 21+ (Tue, 22 Sep 2015 20 )
Lula Pena
Born in Lisbon and now living in Barcelona, Lula Pena blends traditional fado with layers of Portuguese folk, French chanson, Cape Verdean morna, and Brazilian bossa nova. With a commanding yet sensitive voice, Pena performs solo guitar and sings of passion and pain, mirroring her personal journey as both musician and poet.

When: Sep 19, 2015 7 PM to Sep 19, 2015 9 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: Guaranteed seating with dinner reservation $25 General admission, 21+ (Sat, 19 Sep 2015 19 )
2015 Healthy Living Expo featuring Brian Clement
2015 HEALTHY LIVING EXPO OPTIMUM HEALTH SOLUTION - Benefit Real Kids Real Food SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1015 – 4 pm – 9 pm St. Catherine of Genoa School Gymnasium, 179 Summer St., Somerville, MA Lecture 5 pm  Featuring guest speaker, Brian Clement, Hippocrates Health Institute Director The New Health Paradigm;  transcending current health barriers by focusing on the bodies electrical potency. Over 200 attendees – 22 exhibits Any questions please call Betsy at 781-899-6664 or email Optimum Health Solution  Betsy.bragg6@gmail.com (Optimum Health Solution, 337 Newton Street, Waltham, MA 02453). Optimum Health Solution is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, Federal Tax ID# 03-0555281No goods or services were received in consideration of this gift.

When: Sep 20, 2015 4 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Sun, 20 Sep 2015 16 )
TechHub Boston Members Breakfast

Eat! Chat! Meet!

Get to know other TechHub Members and what they're working on. You might find a great collaboration partner, find out about a useful tool or make a new friend - plus munch on bagels.

It helps if you register - then we can be sure there's enough for everyone, but if you want to drop by and take pot luck you are very welcome.

Please note: this is for TechHub Members only.



When: May 4, 2015 9 AM to Dec 7, 2015 10 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts (Mon, 04 May 2015 09 )
#TechHubTuesday Demo Night - December 2015

Demo Night is a chance to see what the top startups are working on, these are the people that are changing the future of business & tech!

Join #TechHubTuesday at TechHub to experience great demos from the exciting tech entrepreneur community.   Follow the # all day to see other demos taking place in Bengaluru and then London.

Each startup has 5 minutes to demo their product in front of a live audience, it's not a pitch but an opportunity for each startup to explain (and show) what they have been working on. After each demo there is live Q&A with the audience.  The idea is to foster innovation and iteration.  It's not about slamming the presenter!

Afterwards, stick around for beer and wine, network, play ping pong or take a look round the space.

LocationTechHub3rd Floor212 Elm StreetDavis SquareSomervilleMA 02144
Closest T - Davis Square (less than 5 minute walk)Parking - Several surface lots near byBike Parking - in the basement car park of 212 Elm Street.
 

Agenda

6:00 - Doors open.  Meet people and get your first drinks.

7:00 - 8:00  Presenters Demo

8:00.... Networking, Ping Pong.....

Interested in demoing your product at #TechHubTuesday? Get in touch at simon.towers@techhub.com

Follow us @TechHubBoston



When: Dec 1, 2015 6 PM to Dec 1, 2015 10 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts (Tue, 01 Dec 2015 18 )
Dr. Grant and Paper Waves (test)



 

ZONE ARRIVAL TIMES

Section A  6:00 – 6:30pm

Section B  5:45 – 6:15pm

Section C  5:45 – 6:15pm

Section D  5:30 – 6:00pm

Section E  6:00 – 6:30pm

Section F  5:30 – 6:00pm

Section G  6:15 – 6:45pm

** When purchasing a ticket in a Zone, you are not guaranteed a particular seat. Seats are assigned at venue’s discretion. **

** If you are unable to make your section’s arrival time or need to cancel your dinner reservation, please call 617-776-2004 DAY OF SHOW, ONLY AFTER 4PM. TICKETS ARE NOT REFUNDABLE.**

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

General Admission does NOT guarantee seating. Bar area is unreserved, first come first served, and offers a full menu.

** Unoccupied zoned dinner seating will be released to general admission 15 minutes before performance begins.

Guaranteed Seating: For guaranteed seating, purchase a ticket in one of the main room zones A-G, arrive within designated time which is under the Additional Information on this event page / in your confirmation email, and purchase dinner that evening. $15 FOOD minimum per person plus 7% meal tax

All tables seat either four or two. If you don’t purchase all of the seats, you may be seated with others.

Ages 10+ may attend with a parent and dinner/show combo ticket for EARLY SHOWS ONLY.

General Admission (all shows) AND Fri/Sat shows starting 9pm & later are ALWAYS 21+.

Exceptions apply. Refer to www.johnnyds.com and click on the Music/Events calendar to check your show.

Fees Apply To All Online Purchases

Please note the following, day of show;

- Limited number of admissions available "cash only" at door on any given night, first come first serve.

- The ''cash only'' price at Door may vary from advance price.Please call venue (617) 776-2004 after 4pm for specific set times and more information, or follow us on Facebook / Twitter.



When: Feb 4, 2016 7 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19 )
Jewelry II: Intermediate Metalsmithing Nov/Dec
Description: If you've learned the basics of jewelry-making and want to take them further, this 6-session class is a great way to get guidance on more advanced projects while learning new techniques and tips. Jewelry II has a flexible format, designed to accommodate a variety of post-beginner skill levels and interests. Students who have specific project goals – an unfinished piece from a previous class, a delicate repair, a sketched design – will find the tools, materials, guidance and encouragement to make it happen here. For those who would like a more structured course, a range of step-by-step projects are available, such as making your own findings (earwires and toggle clasps), fabricating a heavy bezel for any shape of stone, or forming a hollow ring. Exercises in soldering, sawing, drawing tubing and wire, forging basic curves, polishing to a mirror finish, creating textures, and setting stones give you the chance to make samples and gain confidence in the fundamentals of metalsmithing. There will also be some short projects for quick and impressive holiday gifts! Class Goals: By building on the skills introduced in Jewelry I, students will gain enough further knowledge of the tools around them in order to be confident working independently in the Artisan's Asylum jewelry studio (or in their own).   Prerequisites: Jewelry I at Artisan's Asylum or proof of basic skills by appointment with the instructor. Students must be at least 18 years of age.   Materials Provided: A $20 consumables fee will be payable by students at the first class, plus any materials costs for projects. Silver will be available for purchase for individual projects or guided project kits. Fees are payable by check, cash, or credit card to the instructor.   What to Bring: Sketched ideas, tools and projects in progress. The $15 base consumables fee can be paid in cash, check, or credit card; additional costs for silver and stones will be tallied individually for each student. Please wear close-toed shoes and use hair ties to secure long hair. An apron is great for protecting your clothes but is optional.   Instructor Biography: Karen Burke (“the other Karen in the jewelry shop”) is a professional jeweler and metalsmith who works and teaches out of the Hot Crafts Studio at Artisan's Asylum. Working primarily in silver, steel, and niobium, she takes a special interest in chains, soldering, metallurgy, repairs, and unusual fabrication challenges. Event Time: Session 1: Thursday, November 5, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Session 2: Thursday, November 12, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Session 3: Thursday, November 19, 6:30pm - 9:30pm ***No class session on Thanksgiving Day!*** Session 4: Thursday, December 3, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Session 5: Thursday, December 10, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Session 6: Thursday, December 17, 6:30pm - 9:30pm   REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form. CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.  

When: Nov 5, 2015 6 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Thu, 05 Nov 2015 18 )
Introduction to Chainmaille: DECEMBER
Description: Making chain by hand is an age-old craft adaptable to endless modern variations. The interlocking ring patterns of chainmaille can be used for everything from delicate jewelry to sculpture to armor, yet the basic tools and materials are simple and portable. In this class, you'll learn the techniques and tricks for creating and finishing high-quality chains while starting two bracelets in the classic Byzantine and European 4-1 weaves, plus learning about some of the countless variations possible. Instruction on selecting the right ring sizes and materials will provide a foundation for planning your own projects. Additional weaves, such as Persian, spiral, or Japanese-style chainmaille, may be covered as time allows. Expected Outcomes: Students will leave with two started bracelets in basic chainmaille weaves (Byzantine and European 4-1), as well as additional starters in other weaves as time allows. They will also gain an understanding of aspect ratio and cutting processes to select ring sizes, pros/cons of various metals, and finishing and tumbling of chainmaille. Prerequisites: No experience required! Students must be at least 18 years old. Materials Provided: For a $25 materials fee payable to the instructor during class, students will be provided with a basic kit including two pairs of chainmaille-ready pliers and plenty of rings for two bracelets. Extra kits in other colors and metals will be available for $8-15 each. What to Bring: Students should bring their $25 materials fee in cash, card, or check payable to the instructor. Students may also bring their own jewelry pliers, plus any clasps, beads or findings they would like to use, and a notebook to take notes (there will also be handouts). Instructor Biography: Karen Burke sold her first pieces of jewelry at age seven, took a two-decade detour for higher education and the corporate world, and then rediscovered metal. Self-taught for years, and recently a graduate of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, she now works and teaches out of the jewelry studio at Artisan's Asylum, with a particular focus on chains, repairs, unusual metals, and casting. Event Time: This one-day workshop will run Saturday, December 12, 1-4pm. REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form. CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.  

When: Dec 12, 2015 1 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Sat, 12 Dec 2015 13 )
Time & Place
with Become Loveable Problem Child, Violet Intent, Whistle Jacket
We may not be great, but we're better than your band.

When: Sep 5, 2015 8 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: $7.00 (Sat, 05 Sep 2015 20 )
Lez Zeppelin
When: Nov 20, 2015 8 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Fri, 20 Nov 2015 20 )
Intro Leatherworking: Make a Gadget Jacket Workshop SEPTEMBER
Description: In this 5-hour workshop you’ll be introduced to the basics of classic leatherworking. We’ll look at different types of leather and how to choose the right type for your project, prototype a design pattern using basic materials, and assemble a leather case using classic leatherworking hand-tools and techniques: punches, needle & thread, riveting. By the end of the class you should feel familiar with the materials and tools and be itching to take your leatherworking further! This is a great class for beginners and those with some sewing experience (not required). Class Goals: At the end of the class students should have a basic understanding of leather as a material, and familiarity with some basic leather-working techniques that they can use for going further with their own projects. By the end of the class they will have designed and made a simple leather case that they can take home with them. Prerequisites: No experience necessary! Students must be 18 or older. Materials Provided: Materials provided (cost included in registration fee): leather, leather needles & thread, rivets Tools provided for class use (not to keep): punch tools, chalk, shared cutting mats & rotary cutters What to Bring: Your gadget that you want to make a case for. Please don't bring anything bigger than a tablet/ipad/brick. scissors - any kind  brown paper bag hammer pencil & pen You'll be happy you brought these, but they're not required (limited number available to share): rotary cutter (can purchase at sewing/fabric stores or Michael's for $15-$20) self-healing mat of any size (can purchase at sewing/fabric stores or Michael's for $15-$40) Instructor Biography: Natalie is a local artist, leather worker, international development professional, and writer. She’s been designing and making textile art and clothing since she was a kid, concentrated in textiles at the North Carolina School of the Arts and in the past five years moved into making leather bags, cases and accessories. Her work and sales outlets can be seen at www.rarebirdnest.com. She’s passionate about learning, teaching, skill sharing and making things that combine new and old technology. http://www.nataliecanderson.com/about.html Event Time: Sunday, September 20, 11:00am-4:00pm.    REFUNDS: Please navigate to our website for our complete class cancellation and refund policies: http://artisansasylum.com/classpolicies/ If you would like to request a refund, please fill out this form: http://tinyurl.com/artisansasylumcancellations CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.  

When: Sep 20, 2015 11 AM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Sun, 20 Sep 2015 11 )
The Royal Twenties
with Atlas Lab, Breakfast for the Boys, Love Tap
Relevance for the Irrelevant.

When: Sep 4, 2015 8 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: $7.00 (Fri, 04 Sep 2015 20 )
Sh*t-Faced Shakespeare

Sep 3, 2015: 7 pm - 3 am (Thu)



When: Sep 4, 2015 7 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Fri, 04 Sep 2015 19 )
Internationalisation - 101 training and office hours


When: Sep 17, 2015 10 AM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Thu, 17 Sep 2015 10 )

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