Arts and Culture
Traveling photographer Danielle Monteiro cares for the sick, loves thrifting and aims to work as stylist
“I love working with artists and putting together their look. I would love to do more shoots and get into being a stylist for those who have no idea what to wear and want to be more edgy with their look.”
Take part in the opportunity for local New Bedford area artists to share and sell their work to an engaged group of collectors and art enthusiasts.
Ticket sales now under way for upcoming events
July 9: 25th New Bedford Folk Festival (early-bird ticket pricing until May 31)
May 23–27, 6:00–7:30 p.m.
Artist Talks by Kat Knutsen
At the Co+Creative center, local artist Kat Knutsen hosts a five-day series of artist talks. This series presents creatives talking about the conceptual and aesthetic inspirations that go into the process of doing their work.
May 27 at 8 p.m.
The “Back to the Prom” is a chance for adults 21 and older to revisit their high school days. The nostalgic event features a prom king and queen contest and DJs Paiva and Fresco playing dance and hip-hop music from the 90s and 2000s. Party-goers are encouraged to dress to impress.
Tickets: $25 single ticket; $45 couples ticket; $120 (reserved table of four, includes champagne).
May 28, 11 a.m.– 10 p.m.
Beach, Booze, and Buffett at Kilburn
The Kilburn Event Center kicks off Memorial Day weekend with a summer celebration on the Rooftop Deck.
Doors open at 11 a.m., and admission is free until 5 p.m.
- 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Xtreme Acoustics
- 3:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. El Caribe Steel Drums
- After 5 p.m., admission is $20
- 4–6 p.m. Ketel One Botanical Promo
- 6–8 p.m. BIG 101.3
- 6–9 p.m. Changes in Latitude
May 29, 12–5 p.m.
Memorial Day All White Brunch
Pub 6T5 invites the public to celebrate Memorial Day dressed in white, and complimentary mimosa is included with the meal. This daytime party will feature DJ Jules of JAMN 94.5 playing music from the 90s.
May 28, 4-6 p.m.
THE DRAWING ROOM
Sonata Saturdays at The Drawing Room
The NBSO and The Drawing Room present the second annual Sonata Saturdays series on the 4th Saturday of the month, May through October.
NBSO musicians will perform outside The Drawing Room’s new location at 22 William Street in downtown New Bedford.
The free concerts take place from 4–6 p.m. as follows:
- May 28 — Jennifer Memoli, violin & Travis Rapoza, violin
- June 25 — NBSO Brass Quintet
- July 23 — Emma Lee Holmes-Hicks, violin & Peter Zay, cello
- August 27 — Emma Powell, violin & Jacob MacKay, cello
- September 24 — Kyra Davies, violin & Julia Connor, violin
- October 22 — TBA
Some chairs will be provided.
May 28, 8:30–11:30 p.m.
NEW BEDFORD WHALING NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK
Quiet Riot with Metal 101
Legendary bassist and Metal Health founding member Rudy Sarzo has returned Quiet Riot after almost a 20-year absence. As per the wishes of Frankie Banali, who passed away in 2020, the Banali estate Quiet Riot continues its historic journey in 2022. The group comprises guitarist Alex Grossi and vocalist Jizzy Pearl and now includes drummer Johnny Kelly of Type O Negative.
Legendary bassist and Metal Health founding member Rudy Sarzo has returned Quiet Riot after almost a 20-year absence. As per the wishes of Frankie Banali, who passed away in 2020, the Banali estate Quiet Riot continues its historic journey in 2022. The lineup is composed of guitarist Alex Grossi, and vocalist Jizzy Pearl and is […]
Airport Grill hosts a bi-weekly corn hole tournament with a double elimination competition starting Sunday, May 1 from 1–3 p.m. The winning team wins 2- $50 Airport Grill gift cards. To register, send the name, team name, and phone number to Meloevents@aol.com or text it to 508-542-5029 $20 per team, or $50 which includes tee […]