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Your Weekend

Screw your courage to the sticking place…

It’s been awhile since I did a YOUR WEEKEND round-up of select events in New Bedford – which used to be a regular feature of this blog. But since this weekend promises to be epic, I thought it a good time to jump back into the fray. I was also persuaded to revisit YOUR WEEKEND…

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What a difference a year makes…

Last year at this time, I wrote a blog post entitled, “New Bedford gets its PRIDE back.” It was about the return of the city’s LGBTQ Pride Festival after taking a few years hiatus. I wrote then, “While New Bedford is certainly home to a wonderful LGBTQ community, it hasn’t been a particularly visible or…

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The Last Weekend

Faithful readers! This is the final YOUR WEEKEND for awhile. The world isn’t ending, North Korea (or the White House) hasn’t gone nuclear, and the streets are still unpaved in New Bedford. So no worries; Hell hasn’t frozen over. It’s just that we’re switching up the format of the blog posts here at Groundwork over…

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YOUR WEEKEND

God of Carnage FRIDAY, MAY 11 – YOUR THEATRE’s production of “God of Carnage” is onstage at 136 Rivet Street tonight and on various dates through May 20. Press info goes like this: Often described as a farcical comedy of manners – without manners, God Of Carnage centers on a playground altercation between eleven-year-old boys…

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From Comics to Cryptocurrency: YOUR WEEKEND

New Bedford gets SUPERFLAT FRIDAY, MAY 4 – The mural arts project, SUPERFLAT – hatched at Groundwork! – moves out and takes it to the streets tonight with a launch along the Acushnet Avenue fence in downtown New Bedford behind the BCC building. Come by from 5:00-9:00 p.m. tonight to catch some street artists at…

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YOUR WEEKEND: Kiss me as if it were the last time…

Five Boroughs of Hip Hop FRIDAY, APRIL 27 – Start the weekend tonight from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. by taking a tour of the FIVE BOROUGHS of HIP HOP with DJ Jules Flava at Incognito (1606 Acushnet Avenue, NB; 21+/ Proper Dress). Memory Lane brings you the sounds of 94.5FM’s DJ Jules Flava tonight…

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YOUR WEEKEND

Paint Night! FRIDAY, APRIL 20 – The Lofts at Wamsutta Place, the former textile mill turning into residential lofts,  launches a Paint Night tonight in the building from 6:00-9:00 p.m. They note that there’s no experience necessary and they’ll provide all the paint supplies and food. Tickets are $20, and residents can pick up tickets…

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Songs in the key of YOUR WEEKEND

Fizz Friday FRIDAY, APRIL 13 – The ever-inventive Shelley Cardoos always has something new and different on tap at Hippo, the artisan gift boutique at 741 Purchase Street – and tonight is no exception. Head on over for Fizz Friday – “Come to the shop for our first Seltzer Tasting Night! We’ll be offering up…

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YOUR WEEKEND: Vintage women, quahog bling and more…

Vintage Women FRIDAY, APRIL 6 – The artisan gift shop, HIPPO at 741 Purchase Streets hosts artist Amanda Laurel Atkins tonight from 7:00-9:00 p.m. for a special painting workshop. They explain, “Join Massachusetts artist Amanda Laurel Atkins for a night of painting vintage-inspired women! Based on Amanda’s style of portraiture, this workshop will walk you…

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YOUR WEEKEND bound and fried

Good Friday Fish Fry FRIDAY, MARCH 30 – It’s the last Friday of Lent – so, if you’re feeling especially Catholic (no matter your religion or lack thereof)  go old school New Bedford and jump into a large plate of Fish & Chips! Dillon’s on County Street, the Dogg House on Coggeshall, Angelo’s Orchid Diner…

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