Jul
12
5:00 PM17:00

"Waiting" Opening Reception: The Photography Of Eric Nichols

Exhibition of photography.

Waiting

Growing up I was always told that when I reached adulthood I would get a fulltime job, buy a car, a house, and have a family of my own.  Things have changed however.  People are starting “life” at a later age, we spend longer in school accruing debt, and we put off major life decisions such as buying a home or getting married.  People are waiting for the American dream, but that dream feels far away in this economic climate, laden with debt from our education and complicated by a lack of employment.  Full time, stable employment, affordable healthcare, and a retirement plan were once reasonable expectations.  However, these things are no longer guaranteed.  This combination of factors has created a generation of young adults burdened by debt and unable to meet the expectations of “the American dream.”  The millennial generation is stuck, delayed in the transition between adolescence and adulthood. 

The reality of my adulthood is very different from the expectation I had imagined in my early 20’s, this project is an attempt to cope with the disillusionment.  Using my camera, I capture the minor imperfections contained in domestic everyday life, there is a genuine impact the unfulfilled expectations have on the individual psyche and domestic relationships.  My lack of resources to improve my situation doesn’t speak to a flaw in my character but to the lack of time, energy, and money that makes having that picture of perfect domestic life unobtainable.

These moments of imperfection show a lack of the ideal domestic life, but also create traces of the life I live in the space.  These moments create a unique self-portrait, a portrait of the things left unfinished, broken and in semi-functional states.  My work sheds light on the reality that lies just under the surface that is there for anyone to see.

This exhibit will only be available to view until August 1st. Don’t miss this opportunity to view the body of work as intended by the photographer.

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Jul
13
7:00 PM19:00

Mellow Vibes Open Mic

Creating a space and community for sharing performance/musical talent as a healthy emotional outlet, as well as networking with like-minded artistic individuals. Offering a mellow space for artists, as well as observers who love performance. Singers, dancers, musicians, poets, rappers, storytellers, comedians welcome.

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Jul
16
6:00 PM18:00

Musical Robotics

In this exhibit, we traverse sonic territory that becomes accessible through robotic musical vehicles. The ensemble, designed and built by WPI’s Music, Perception and Robotics Lab and expressive Machines Musical Instruments (EMMI), consists of a variety of autonomous string and percussion instruments. Each is able to generate its own musical patterns, either in isolation or in reaction to their other machines (none of the material is pre-composed). The group occasionally turns its collective eye towards its human voyeurs, inviting them to congregate, disperse, or interact with interfaces found in the room. Musically, the sonic output explores rhythmic, harmonic, and timbral textures that combine, interfere, synchronize, separate, grow, diminish, and unify. Listeners and watchers are invited to wonder about the limits of human cognition in the midst of mechanic capabilities; about the expression of emotion through musical agents that can’t feel; about the relationship between performers and audiences when the two are separated by unidirectional glass.

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Jul
17
6:30 PM18:30

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Join yoga teacher Justine and the Worcester PopUp for this series of yoga classes! Each class is 75 minutes in length an all levels are welcome to join. Participants are asked to bring their own mat. 

Donations are welcomed to help sustain these classes in the Worcester community!

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Jul
20
12:00 PM12:00

Worcester On The Moon

We are..

a group of Worcester businesses, non-profit organizations, and community leaders, that have come together to celebrate the history of innovation and creativity in Worcester. July 20th, 2019 is the 50th year anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, of which Worcester had many manufacturing and technological contributions. The Worcester On The Moon consortium wishes to highlight significant contributions made in Central Massachusetts that have led to the advancement of space exploration and technology worldwide.

Visit July 20th from 12 to 6 pm for art, tech, food, and history in celebration of the day.

For more info or to contact us visit our website:

https://www.worcesteronthemoon.com

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Jul
22
6:00 PM18:00

Smash Cancer! Figure Drawing Class

The PopUp is dedicated to supporting the creative community in spirit and in action. Courtney Young, a regular figure model in her earlier life, was recently diagnosed with stage 3 Triple Negative Breast Cancer right around her 30th birthday. She is undergoing a double mastectomy on July 23rd. After undergoing eight aggressive rounds of chemotherapy and as part of her journey to victory, she’s excited to pose the day before her surgery as a way to celebrate “her body and her most natural state,” as she puts it.

We would love to see the creative community come together and do what it does best: support an artist via an outpouring of art and community spirit. We hope to draw talented artist from around the city who’s work from the evening will be used as the basis for a PopUp exhibit.

All artist must bring their own drawing supplies, easels, and drawing boards. This will be a nude figure drawing class with two separate poses. Please keep this in mind and remain respectful.

In the spirit of community and healing, there is no cost to participate.

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Jul
23
1:00 PM13:00

Teach No Evil Demo Workshop

Educators will have the opportunity to pilot the very first No Evil Project curricular activity! The No Evil Project is a nonprofit organization that uses art and humor to challenge stereotypes and help people find commonality and understanding despite cultural, socio-economic, religious, racial, gender, physical and mental health, occupational, political, and ethnic among other differences. It incorporates social justice and social-emotional learning, which can be utilized in schools seeking to promote and/or maintain positive climate and culture, as well as social change. The Project includes curriculum resources and activities including themes of identity exploration and anti-bullying, that teachers can bring back to their schools and classrooms, and encourages new conversations with both colleagues and students. This workshop will take teachers through the introductory lesson and activity, which includes photos, discussion and reflection.

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Jul
25
12:00 PM12:00

Succession Planning & Growth - Cooperative Ownership

This event is announcing a partnership with City of Worcester’s Office of Economic Development.

Attendees will find out more about cooperative and employee ownership, and how to get your company or community involved.

Event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments served.

Co Hosted by City of Worcester’s Office of Economic Development.

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Jul
27
1:00 PM13:00

Too Darn Hot! A Celebration of 150 Years of Burlesque

Join the Worcester Pop Up and local burlesque dancer Lady LaRouge for a day celebrating BURLESQUE!

"What is burlesque?" you ask -
In the beginning part of the afternoon, Hedonistic {Her}story, we will dive deep into the
history of the art form, famous dancers, bedazzling costumes, and how these scintillating performances
fit into American culture over the past 150 years.
This presentation will include LOTS of links to Worcester's ever-thriving theatre scene!

After our submersion into the history side,
Lady LaRouge will lead a workshop teaching attendees the basic bump n' grind moves in Daring Dancing: Burlesque 101
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
ALL GENDERS, SIZES, etc WELCOME, BURLESQUE IS FOR EVERYONE!
However, if you're staying to dance, please dress comfortably & bring a water bottle.

Come to one or both sections to celebrate 150 years of "sin - inducing wriggles."

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Aug
1
5:00 PM17:00

"Waiting" Closing Reception: The Photography Of Eric Nichols

Exhibition of photography.

Waiting

Growing up I was always told that when I reached adulthood I would get a fulltime job, buy a car, a house, and have a family of my own.  Things have changed however.  People are starting “life” at a later age, we spend longer in school accruing debt, and we put off major life decisions such as buying a home or getting married.  People are waiting for the American dream, but that dream feels far away in this economic climate, laden with debt from our education and complicated by a lack of employment.  Full time, stable employment, affordable healthcare, and a retirement plan were once reasonable expectations.  However, these things are no longer guaranteed.  This combination of factors has created a generation of young adults burdened by debt and unable to meet the expectations of “the American dream.”  The millennial generation is stuck, delayed in the transition between adolescence and adulthood. 

The reality of my adulthood is very different from the expectation I had imagined in my early 20’s, this project is an attempt to cope with the disillusionment.  Using my camera, I capture the minor imperfections contained in domestic everyday life, there is a genuine impact the unfulfilled expectations have on the individual psyche and domestic relationships.  My lack of resources to improve my situation doesn’t speak to a flaw in my character but to the lack of time, energy, and money that makes having that picture of perfect domestic life unobtainable.

These moments of imperfection show a lack of the ideal domestic life, but also create traces of the life I live in the space.  These moments create a unique self-portrait, a portrait of the things left unfinished, broken and in semi-functional states.  My work sheds light on the reality that lies just under the surface that is there for anyone to see.

This exhibit will only be available to view until August 1st. Don’t miss this opportunity to view the body of work as intended by the photographer.

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Aug
8
10:00 AM10:00

EcoTarium Free School Readiness Program

Get Ready for School with the EcoTarium for free! Spend an afternoon in a pretend classroom The Worcester PopUp with hands-on activities, self-guided exhibits and real science tools that will help children and adults feel excited and ready for school. Parent and caregiver resources provided by the EcoTarium and community partners. #WorcesterCulturalCoalition #MakeArtEverywhere #TheWorcesterPopUp


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Sep
24
6:30 PM18:30

Jam Session with Silkroad

Arts Transcending Borders at the College of the Holy Cross, in collaboration with the Silkroad Ensemble, invites community musicians with diverse musical and cultural traditions to participate in an evening of music making and cultural exchange with members of Silkroad.

Originally founded by renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, Silkroad brings together a global collective of musicians who share their unique musical and cultural traditions. Likewise, participants are encouraged to bring a simple tune from their tradition to share with others.

This is a free event, and a reception will follow for participants and their families.

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Oct
18
4:00 PM16:00

I Am More: Massachusetts Opening Exhibit

I Am More: Massachusetts includes 20 portraits in pastel and colored pencil of individuals of all ages from all parts of the state who have written an essay that describes how they are more than their mental illness, life situation, physical disability or medical diagnosis. The opening exhibit will be the first public unveiling of the portraits.

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Nov
16
2:00 PM14:00

For All the Tea in Zhōngguó: a poetry reading by Rodger Martin

WCPA president Rodger Martin will read poems from his latest volume, "For All the Tea in Zhōngguó." Joining him will be a teacher from the Bancroft School who will read the poems in Chinese. The book has, in two parts, Rodger's poems which have been published in China over the past three decades, and Chinese New Pastoral poets who he has collaborated with and published in the U.S. over the same period. Rodger will be reading poems in English, and while the Bancroft instructor will be reading in Mandarin.

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Jul
10
6:30 PM18:30

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Join yoga teacher Justine and the Worcester PopUp for this series of yoga classes! Each class is 75 minutes in length an all levels are welcome to join. Participants are asked to bring their own mat. 

Donations are welcomed to help sustain these classes in the Worcester community!

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Jul
6
8:00 PM20:00

Pia Pants Comedy Show

Please join us as we welcome Pia to the stage during her hilarious Comedy Show, "Pia Pants". Your guaranteed a great time with great laughs that come from the belly up. But please be sure to wear extra underwear or a diaper if needed, and be prepared to "Pia Pants"!

If you know Pia, you know she is one funny person. 

Pia has been entertaining people for more years than I can remember and its time she puts her skills to use. 

Space is limited. Guarantee your seat by making a small donation and getting your tickets in advance. 

$20 Donations would be greatly appreciated to show support. Pia will be coming up from South Carolina to show us some love, the least we can do is show some love and support in return.




#MakeArtEverywhere, #WorcesterCulturalCoalition #TheWorcesterPopUp #MommaJamas #MommaJama #JamilaJama #MamaJama #MamaJamas #JamasStudio #MommaJamasStudio

“The Worcester PopUp is a creative co-working space of the Worcester Cultural Coalition in partnership with The Barr Foundation. This event is not sponsored by, nor does it necessarily reflect the views of the Worcester Cultural Coalition.”

https://worcesterculture.org/

https://www.facebook.com/MommaJamas/

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Jun
28
6:00 PM18:00

Jamaican Food StandUp for Kids Benefit

Social Pop-Up For A Cause at Worcester PopUp, 20 Franklin St Worcester

In our next installment of Social Pop-Up for a Cause, join One Love Cafe and
Worcester Pop Up for a 4-Course Dinner to benefit the Worcester chapter of StandUp
for Kids, an incredible organization that helps homeless youths. Enjoy One Love's famous Jamaican food and participate in a discussion led by StandUp for Kids representatives to learn about homeless youth here in Worcester. 50% of every ticket sold will be donated directly to StandUp for Kids. The event begins at 6 with appetizers and networking. The presentation begins around 6:45, and the evening will culminate with the main entrée and time to continue networking and discussing.
This gathering is meant to be a way of socially caring for our neighbors. Come out and support our community for this special event!

The menu is as follows:

Appetizer: Veggie, Chicken, or Beef Jamaican
Patty and Fried Plantains

Salad: Mesclun Greens with Mango Vinaigrette
Dressing

Entrée: Calypso Chicken (pineapple, coconut
milk, tomatoes and carrots) with Rice and Beans, or

Vegan
Tropical Tofu (pineapple, coconut milk, tomatoes and carrots)

Dessert: Bread Pudding soaked in Jamaican Rum

Served
with a Glass of Jamaican Sorrel

Cost is $24 (12 for your plate, 12 to be donated)

Please secure your reservation ahead of
time by buying a ticket via Venmo. Email us with any questions at onelovecafe@gmail.com
or you can find us directly on Venmo at "OneLove-Cafe"

The event is BYOB !!!


Ca$h and Venmo only.

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Jun
27
9:00 AM09:00

Worcester Youth Development And Professional Leadership Symposium

The WYDPLS is a collaboration between the City of Worcester, Worcester Community Action Council, Worcester Public Schools, The State Treasurer's Office of Economic Empowerment, Mass Hire (formally known as the Workforce Investment Board) and the YouthConnect Coalition. The mission of the WYDPLS is to provide free, trauma-informed training opportunities to youth workers and youth that work who would like to work or are working during the summer months in Worcester. WYDPLS trainings are meant to supplement trainings offered by local employers and help expand local free training opportunities.

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Jun
26
6:30 PM18:30

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Join yoga teacher Justine and the Worcester PopUp for this series of yoga classes! Each class is 75 minutes in length an all levels are welcome to join. Participants are asked to bring their own mat. 

Donations are welcomed to help sustain these classes in the Worcester community!

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Jun
26
5:00 PM17:00

Summer Of Hope!

Join the HOPE Coalition for our Summer of HOPE celebration!

Come out to enjoy food, community, art, and the start of summer!

Featuring art created by the HOPE Coalition Peer Leaders inspired by their work on mental health, youth homelessness, and vaping.

FREE FOOD from the Flying Rhino!

Hosted by the HOPE Coalition, with support from Worcester's Division of Public Health, and the Worcester PopUp

Healthy Options for Prevention and Education (H.O.P.E.) Coalition
Worcester Division of Public Health
Worcester PopUp

https://www.hopecoalitionwoo.org/
http://www.worcesterma.gov/public-health
https://www.worcesterpopup.org/

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Jun
26
9:00 AM09:00

Worcester Youth Development And Professional Leadership Symposium

The WYDPLS is a collaboration between the City of Worcester, Worcester Community Action Council, Worcester Public Schools, The State Treasurer's Office of Economic Empowerment, Mass Hire (formally known as the Workforce Investment Board) and the YouthConnect Coalition. The mission of the WYDPLS is to provide free, trauma-informed training opportunities to youth workers and youth that work who would like to work or are working during the summer months in Worcester. WYDPLS trainings are meant to supplement trainings offered by local employers and help expand local free training opportunities.

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Jun
22
5:00 PM17:00

Words You Can See


A series of Hip-Hop music videos by various artists from Worcester and surrounding areas screened on a projector. Each video will have an introduction by the artist breaking down the lyrics and conception of the song and video, educating attendees to some of the legwork that goes into creating their art.

All ages event [parental discretion advised due to language]

Free entry!


Hosted by: DOS

Artists:

JoE GriZzLy

Cyrus tha Great Cyrus Alexander

Yo Daddy Doe Derek Ydd Craig

Haze Xavier Andreu

DannyFantom Velazquez

Ghost of the Machine

Death Over Simplicity


Disclaimer: The Worcester PopUp is a creative co-working space of the Worcester Cultural Coalition in partnership with The Barr Foundation. This event is not sponsored by, nor does it necessarily reflect the views of the Worcester Cultural Coalition.

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Jun
21
7:00 PM19:00

Make Music With The Master Singers Of Worcester

In celebration of MAKE MUSIC DAY 2019, the Master Singers of Worcester invite everyone - young and old - to raise their voices with us for an evening of SONG.  Bring your love of music and have FUN sharing the joy of singing together under the baton of our distinguished Artistic Director, Ed Tyler.  This is a free event; we will provide the music, direction and refreshments. 

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Jun
19
6:30 PM18:30

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Join yoga teacher Justine and the Worcester PopUp for this series of yoga classes! Each class is 75 minutes in length an all levels are welcome to join. Participants are asked to bring their own mat. 

Donations are welcomed to help sustain these classes in the Worcester community!

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Jun
14
2:00 PM14:00

Drag Make-Up 101

Want to do drag but don't know where to get started? Doing drag but want to up your game? Learn how to create slick, simple, and sickening stage spots that are guaranteed to stick in this drag basics workshop. We'll cover lipsync, storytelling, choreography tips, prop use, how to use energy, climax and reveals to your advantage, and what exactly gives drag performances the X factor.

This workshop is perfect for all dragsters - kings, queens, and in-betweens.

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Jun
12
6:30 PM18:30

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Join yoga teacher Justine and the Worcester PopUp for this series of yoga classes! Each class is 75 minutes in length an all levels are welcome to join. Participants are asked to bring their own mat. 

Donations are welcomed to help sustain these classes in the Worcester community!

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Jun
8
6:30 PM18:30

How to Play Shekere

- Please come join us for a fun-filled time learning how to play shekere: a very easy technique that is fun to learn on this instrument.
- After learning the basic technique, I will teach you some entry level patterns in different rhythms 6/8 and 4/4 and samba in 2/4. I will also teach you some tricks and different textures of sound on the shekere.

Shekeres will be available for participating students When: June 8th 4-6pm
Where: Worcester pop up - 20 Franklin St. Worcester

- If registration exceeds 15 students, then a second class will begin from 6-8pm same day.
- Class will be $25.00 with a 20% discount for students with an active or current student I.D.
- I have created many shekere workshops and clinics, the most notable being in the percussion department at the Berklee School of Music and Alan Tauber’s Drum Connections
- sign ups can be done through me in messenger on Facebook or email at Wamcards@comcas.net - Payment can be made at the door. of the worcester pop up cultural center

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Jun
2
4:00 PM16:00

Unwoven Journeys Opening Reception

Unwoven Journeys addresses refugee and immigrant status in the United States. Three local art initiatives, Healing Fibers, Refugee Artisans of Worcester, and Sisters in Stitches Joined by the Cloth have come together to present a colorful exhibit of quilting, visual arts and crafts, and performances. This event is supported by a grant from the Worcester Arts Council.

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May
26
to May 27

Suya and Chill

This is a night of artist, promoters, designers, photographers, and entrepreneurs gathering their creative energy around the theme of denim. Suya is a name for kabobs in the Ghanaian language and with that I provide free beef kabobs to get the vibe going. We’ll have a DJ's who will be providing music as well and a live painter. its a gathering for all talented people to come together and start the summer off and knowledge some culture with the music and arts. i will be charging as well.

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May
24
5:30 PM17:30

Music on Main

A community concert series at the new Worcester Popup featuring musicians and friends of the Worcester Chamber Music Society in non-traditional neighborhood venues. The one-hour concerts are free, informal, and focus on the Main South community. Kids, first-timers and seasoned concert-goers are all welcome.

Featuring African-American acclaimed violinist, composer and music educator Jessie Montgomery. Ms. Montgomery is from New York City. She performs and gives workshops in the US and abroad and her compositions are being performed by orchestras and chamber groups throughout the country. Members of Worcester Chamber Music Society and Neighborhood Strings will perform a few of Jessie's works.

Free admission

Hosted by: Worcester Chamber Music Society

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May
22
6:30 PM18:30

Minding Your Mind

Minding Your Mind is a mental health education and suicide prevention foundation providing education to adolescents and young adults, their parents, teachers and school administrators. Our goal is to reduce the stigma and destructive behaviors often associated with mental health issues. We have recently partnered with Country Bank, who has generously offered to fund our programming to the schools in the Worcester area. The purpose of this event is to raise awareness about Minding Your Mind's programming which is now fully funded and available to this community. May is mental health awareness month, so we invite the community to come celebrate and hear from a clinician's expertise and young adult's lived experience!

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May
18
6:00 PM18:00

EPIC Service Warrior Inauguration

This will be the kick off event for EPIC in Worcester and the inauguration event for the Worcester Service Warriors. This event is an opportunity for the Worcester community to learn more about EPIC and generate enthusiasm for the upcoming Service Warrior team and everything they will accomplish.


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May
17
5:30 PM17:30

Never an Outsider: Community Screening of Crime+Punishment

Seating is limited! Reserve your seat here: https://forms.gle/W59JFRcujEcfQBtD6

Ticket Sales at Door: $5 with valid Student ID/$10 for others (cash or card accepted) - food from Crust Bakeshop+North Main Provisions and non-alcoholic beverages INCLUDED in ticket price! Valid ID required for beer+wine consumption.

Doors open at 5:30pm
Opening reception: 5:30-6:15pm
Screening: 6:15-7:15pm
Panel Discussion: 7:15-8:15pm
Closing reception: 8:15-10pm

Join the GSBS Diversity Interest Group at UMass Medical School + White Coats for Black Lives UMMS and Greater Good Imperial Brewing Company for a community screening of Crime+Punishment. This documentary focuses on criminal justice reform in NYC from 2014 through 2018 and follows the stories of the NYPD 12, a group of NYC police officers that sued the NYPD for its arrest and summons quota system being illegally implemented in NYC communities of color. UMMS will host a panel discussion following the screening featuring UMMS faculty/staff and Y.O.U., Inc. staff to discuss criminal justice, healthcare, and research practice reform. Refreshments from Crust and North Main Provisions will be provided.

Greater Good Imperial Brewing Company will host a fundraiser for Y.O.U., Inc. at this event, a local non-profit organization that provides educational and behavioral health services to Worcester youth and families, with targeted programming focusing on children and adolescents in the Department of Youth Services system. Ticket and beer+wine sales from Greater Good will go toward Y.O.U., Inc. fundraising. This event also features a silent auction with items donated from Central Massachusetts and Worcester businesses to highlight businesses in our community. Check out the silent auction to bid on items like month passes to Central Rock Gym, a gift basket from Armeno Coffee Roasters, or gift cards to Pho Sure!

75% of ticket sales and 85% of beer+wine/silent auction sales will go to Y.O.U., Inc.
25% of ticket sales and 15% of beer+wine/silent auction sales will go to the Worcester Cultural Coalition

The community screening and panel discussion is co-sponsored by the UMMS Office of Student Life, Graduate Student Body Committee, and UMMS White Coats for Black Lives.

“The Worcester PopUp is a creative co-working space of the Worcester Cultural Coalition in partnership with The Barr Foundation. This event is not sponsored by, nor does it necessarily reflect the views of the Worcester Cultural Coalition.”
https://worcesterculture.org

#MakeArtEverywhere, #WorcesterCulturalCoalition #TheWorcesterPopUp




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May
10
6:45 PM18:45

The Bikes of Wrath - Movie Screening

The Worcester Bike Alliance presents a screening of the documentary film Bikes of Wrath - 


Five Australians attempt to cycle 1,600 miles from Oklahoma to California in honour of the westward migration undertaken by 'The Grapes of Wrath's' Joad family. Through chance encounters with everyday Americans, the cyclists expand on the novel’s core themes of migration, inequality and the perceived land of opportunity. The group explores whether America has progressed since the book was written, discussing the wealth gap, immigration and the American Dream. The fascinating people they meet along the way reveal the enduring strength of human spirit despite the inequality and disenfranchisement which runs as deep today, as it did in Steinbeck’s seminal novel. The Bikes of Wrath is a unique, funny and insightful documentary filled with adventure, literature, music, and human connection.

Q & A with the filmmaker, Charlie Turnbull, following the film. 

Tickets are sliding scale $0 - $10 at the door.

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May
6
6:30 PM18:30

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Join yoga teacher Justine and the Worcester PopUp for this series of yoga classes! Each class is 75 minutes in length an all levels are welcome to join. Participants are asked to bring their own mat. 

Donations are welcomed to help sustain these classes in the Worcester community!

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May
4
5:00 PM17:00

Summer Time Twine Jump Off

This event is geared towards a high school target audience, with Djs playing pop culture mash ups with dance hall blends and heavy base. Our mission is to promote education and success in the classroom along with youth development, & social responsibility through events like this we get to bring the youth in our community together in a safe and fun environment. Students with a gpa of 2.5 or better pay $5 through out the event. And others will pay $10 for entrance to the event.



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May
3
3:00 PM15:00

Putting the ART in EARTH

Come meet some of the talented animal artists from EARTH Ltd. at Southwick's Zoo! Painting is a great enrichment activity for many of our animals, introducing them to new scents and textures within their environment. You will be able to observe some of our animal artists in action, and even purchase one of their masterpieces. Our very knowledgeable staff will also be there to answer any questions you might have about our animal ambassadors while you get to see them up close!

We'll also have local calligraphy artist Scribble Monkey making on the spot cards. Let's all learn and make art together!

#MakeArtEverywhere, #WorcesterCulturalCoalition #TheWorcesterPopUp

The Worcester PopUp is a creative co-working space of the Worcester Cultural Coalition in partnership with The Barr Foundation. This event is not sponsored by, nor does it necessarily reflect the views of the Worcester Cultural Coalition. https://worcesterculture.org.

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May
1
4:00 PM16:00

MA¥D In America; The Underground Mall Tour

The Underground Mall Tour is a retail sales experience based around clothing brands that are local to the New England area. We plan to have 10 - 15 different companies displaying and selling their merchandise. Due to the fact that majority of these designers sell their clothing on the internet, this day will give the guest who may already be a supporter of a particular brand the chance to meet the designer & feel the clothing in real life. The event will have a mini food court equip with pizza, pretzels and other snacks that are normally affiliated with the mall experience. Plus a DJ will be there playing all the hits. This whole event will take place at 'The Worcester Pop Up' at 20 Franklin St Worcester, Ma from 3pm - 9pm. Street parking is available but bring quarters for the meters. Hope to see all of you there.

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Apr
30
6:00 PM18:00

Worcester Youth Spring Concert

Come out to listen to local, young talent at the Worcester PopUp! Youth musicians ages 13-17 will be performing dance and music solos, duos, and ensembles in various genres. The event will also feature visual art created by local teen artists! As an ArtWeek "twist," Main IDEA will also be offering an inter-active arts activity, providing youth and families the opportunity to create their own art project throughout the event!

It is through the arts that these young performers will be helping to make the arts accessible to many more youth in Worcester! Proceeds from the event will go toward local nonprofit organization Main IDEA Youth & Arts to help provide arts programs for under-resourced youth in Worcester.

Tickets: $10 (ALL non-performers), purchased at the door.

Hosted by MainIDEA

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Apr
29
7:00 PM19:00

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Hosted by Justine Rovezzi

Vinyasa Flow Yoga classes. Yoga classes are movement based and will be 75 minutes in length. These classes are tailored to a group setting for skill level from beginner to advanced participant. Participants are required to provide their own mats , blocks, and straps. Free and open to the public!

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