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NOCA MEETING - Feb 2, 2020

Jen Fuchel and Elena Stone will be spearheading the creation of a piece of public art (concept approved by the Cambridge Arts Council) to be hung on a fence near Russell Field and the Alewife T station. And you are invited to contribute to the creation of this artwork!

 

Location:  Lesley University Lunder Arts Center;  1801 Mass. Ave., Cambridge

Room:  L-213. (2nd floor, rear left above the lobby)

Date:  Sunday February 2nd, 2020

Time:  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Welcome to North Cambridge Arts (NoCa). 

 

We are an association of accomplished, professional visual and performing artists living and/or working in North Cambridge with a strong commitment to the neighborhood and community.

NoCa includes painters, woodworkers, sculptors, photographers, jewelry makers, fabric artists, mixed-media artists, musicians, dancers, writers and poets.
 

NoCa is a volunteer*, participatory community organization. All members are expected to attend meetings and actively participate in NoCa activities.

*Please honor the spirit of NoCa.  If your interest is limited to simply increasing your individual web visibility we ask that you pursue this goal through other means.

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Artist Highlights

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Highlights from the NOCA Winter Show

Glimpse highlights of our 2018 NOCA Winter Show at Cadbury Commons

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Spellbound Vol. 2

Barbara Thomas and her husband, Timothy Wall have contributed the story Circe, where is she now? to Spellbound Vol.2, a continuation of Boston Comics Rountable urban-fantasy comics anthology. This volume of Spellbound has no city limits! Because, lets face it, magic travels well. Modern magic is the theme for volume 2, where tech meets hex, touch screen Ouija boards and the WiFi fairy. Staying within the present/future and it’s amenities, where do you see magic fitting in?

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The Last Green Valley by Barbara J. Thomas

Barbara Thomas has recently published, "The Last Green Valley"  (Cherry Grove Press, October 2019). 

It is available on Amazon. Her book launch is on February 6, Thursday at the Andala Cafe , 286 Franklin Street, Cambridge MA at 7PM.  Please come and help her celebrate.

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History Lessons by Dan Lynn Watt

History Lessons traces Dan Lynn Watt's journey through childhood in New York during the McCarthy era. He marched on May Day with his war hero father and activist mother, chanting "We don't want another war!" and "Jim Crow must go!" At camp, he sang about world peace, freedom, and workers' rights. At school, he attempted to hide his family's politics. He takes you inside family struggles against racism and political repression. Disillusioned with communism by the 1960s, he became a civil rights and antiwar activist.

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Gina in the Floating World 
by Belle Brett
Book Release Date: Sept 25, 2018

Gina in the Floating World, by Belle Brett was published on September 25, 2018 by She Writes Press. 
 

Set in 1981 Japan, it is the suspenseful tale of a naive but ambitious young American who goes to Tokyo for a bank internship but ends up as a prostitute of her own free will. 

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2018 Sidewalk Poetry Contest Winner - Mary Buchinger

The five winners—plus five runners-up—were chosen in April from 139 entries contributed this spring by Cambridge residents, ranging in age from 3 to 86, and hailing from all the neighborhoods of the community. Read these 10 poems here. All 10 poets were invited to read at the Poetry Tent at the annual Cambridge Arts River Festival on June 2, 2018. 

 UPCOMING MEETINGS

JANUARY 12, 2020 - Lesley University

MEETING* HELD AT:

Lesley University Lunder Arts Center
1801 Mass. Ave, Room # 213
Cambridge, MA 02140
Meeting time: 4pm - 6pm (unless specified)*
New members welcome.

NOCAMARKETING@GMAIL.COM