03/01/13 By cambridgearts
Cambridge Arts Council Presents the 34th Cambridge River Festival
June 1, 2013, 12:00 Noon - 6:00 p.m. (Severe weather date of June 2, 2013)
Cambridge, MA – The 34th Annual Cambridge River Festival creates a splash on Saturday, June 1, 2013, 12:00 Noon - 6:00pm (Severe weather date of June 2) with a FREE, one-day celebration of the arts on a mile-long stretch along the banks of the Charles River (Memorial Drive between JFK Street and Western Avenue). Attracting over 200,000 festival-goers annually, the Cambridge River Festival has become a much-anticipated celebration of the Cambridge arts scene, produced by the Cambridge Arts Council (CAC), the city’s official arts agency.
The Cambridge River Festival features multiple stages of live local and national jazz, folk and roots music, dance, poetry and theater performances. In partnership with the Cambridge Arts Council, performances are coordinated by TOAD and the Lizard Lounge, The Jazz Club at the Multicultural Arts Center, Central Square Theater, and José Mateo Ballet Theatre/ Dance for World Community. Participating artists and groups include Actors’ Shakespeare Project, American Repertory Theater, Abbie Barrett & the Last Date, Behind the Mask Theater, Cambridge Open Studio artists, Cambridge Poet Populist Toni Bee, ImprovBoston, The Joel LaRue Smith Afro Cuban Jazz Trio, Kingsley Flood, Lyric Stage Company of Boston, New Repertory Theatre, Odaiko New England, OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center, Rolie Polie Guacamole, The Ron Savage Trio, StoryStream Cambridge, and much, much more!
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