COVID-19 WARNING: While we continue to list New Bedford's array of cultural offerings, readers are advised to heed the latest public health recommendations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that both unvaccinated and fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors in public in areas of substantial or high transmission, including Bristol County.

 

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19 on Paper at Narrows

Narrows Center for the Arts 16 Anawan St., Fall River, MA

19 on Paper is a collaboration of artists who created and displayed works on or with paper. Members are painters, collage artists, printmakers, book artists, photographers, digital artists, and sculptors. The group has exhibited extensively in galleries and museums in New England and abroad.

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The Concept Duo at Rose Alley

Rose Alley Ale House 94 Front St., New Bedford, MA

The Concept is a party band that plays top 40, rock, alt-rock, dance, and sing-along style music from the ’80s until now.

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Tech Talk Thursdays

Howland-Green Library 3 Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Wish you knew more about computers? Want help with your Kindle? Wonder what all the hoopla is about Hoopla? Just drop in and ask us! Stay for a few minutes or the whole hour. Bring your device or learn from one of theirs. For more information, contact: Kristen Cardoso at 508-991-6212 or kcardoso@sailsinc.org

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Friday’s New Bedford Food Pantry Schedule

Virtual

Please follow each food pantry’s rules and regulations, including how often they can be accessed. Many require photo ID for adults and MA Health cards for children and some require a proof of address and/or income. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., House of Hope, 306 Mount Pleasant Street, New Bedford, 508-996-6814 10 a.m. to 2 […]

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Women’s Work Exhibit at Fishing Heritage Center

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center 38 Bethel St., New Bedford, MA

Photographs and oral histories from more than 60 women shine a light on females' many roles in commercial fishing communities. Featured photographers include Shareen Davis, Markham Starr, and Phil Mello.

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Lawler Branch Technically Good Information

Lawler Library 745 Rockdale Ave, New Bedford, MA

Get some one-on-one tech help from your friendly Lawler Library staff. For more information contact Denise Plaskon at 508-991-6216 or dplaskon@sailsinc.org

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The Art of 2 Mad Women No. 2: Gallery X

Gallery X 169 William St., New Bedford, MA

Susan Hauck is a self-taught, lifelong learner. As she describes,  her work focuses on the mid-century "Atomic Age" with a healthy dose of humor. Susan also respects the far east cultures, geisha being the main focus. Also, self-taught, Cherilynn Pimental has spent her life creating as a closet artist. While she loves nature, her art […]

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19 on Paper at Narrows

Narrows Center for the Arts 16 Anawan St., Fall River, MA

19 on Paper is a collaboration of artists who created and displayed works on or with paper. Members are painters, collage artists, printmakers, book artists, photographers, digital artists, and sculptors. The group has exhibited extensively in galleries and museums in New England and abroad.

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Pride Yoga at Sangha

Sangha 693 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA

Sanga invites the LGBTQ community and allies to join this free yoga class in collaboration with the South Coast LBGTQ+ Network. Nicole Winning, the owner of Metta Rising, guides the weekly sessions for participants ages 14 and older.  

Free

Funky Cat Trio at Cisco

Cisco Brewers Kitchen & Bar 1480 East Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA

Felix the Funky Cat works with a large network of musicians to offer everything from solo jazz guitar, jazz duo to jazz sextet, blues, R&B, funk, world music, and much more! The Funky Cat Trio features Mike Janelle on bass and Dan Rapoza on drums.

Rayz Havoc at Kilburn Mill

Kilburn Mill 127 West Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA

Rayz Havoc is a local band that performs popular rock songs from the 1970s and 1980s.

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Women’s Work Exhibit at Fishing Heritage Center

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center 38 Bethel St., New Bedford, MA

Photographs and oral histories from more than 60 women shine a light on females' many roles in commercial fishing communities. Featured photographers include Shareen Davis, Markham Starr, and Phil Mello.

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Rep. Tony Cabral Office Hours

Howland-Green Library 3 Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Masks are required. First come, first served. For questions, reach out to Dina Abreu at (617) 722-2017 or (508) 997-8113.

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The Art of 2 Mad Women No. 2: Gallery X

Gallery X 169 William St., New Bedford, MA

Susan Hauck is a self-taught, lifelong learner. As she describes,  her work focuses on the mid-century "Atomic Age" with a healthy dose of humor. Susan also respects the far east cultures, geisha being the main focus. Also, self-taught, Cherilynn Pimental has spent her life creating as a closet artist. While she loves nature, her art […]

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19 on Paper at Narrows

Narrows Center for the Arts 16 Anawan St., Fall River, MA

19 on Paper is a collaboration of artists who created and displayed works on or with paper. Members are painters, collage artists, printmakers, book artists, photographers, digital artists, and sculptors. The group has exhibited extensively in galleries and museums in New England and abroad.

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The Art of 2 Mad Women No. 2: Opening Reception

Gallery X 169 William St., New Bedford, MA

Artists Susan Hauck and Cherilynn Pimental share the spotlight at Gallery X in February 2022. The opening reception for the two-woman exhibit is on Saturday, Feb, 5 and AHA! Night Thursday, Feb 10 from 5–8 p.m.  

Chris Fitz Band at Cisco

Cisco Brewers Kitchen & Bar 1480 East Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA

The Chris Fitz Band, with Chris as bandleader/singer/songwriter/guitar player, Mike Aiello on drums, and "Fretless Dave Kendarian" on bass remains one of the premier "original" blues and roots acts in all of New England.

Ray On My Mind: The Ray Charles Story

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

Master pianist/vocalist Kenny Brawner portrays Ray. He leads his 11-piece orchestra and three vocalists (the Raelettees), performing this American legend's most popular hits, including "What’d I Say?,” “I Got A Woman,” “Mess Around,” “Georgia On My Mind,” “Baby It’s Cold Outside,” and more.

$29 – $45

Starbath at Pub 6T5

Pub 6T5 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

StarBath is a four-piece heavy psychedelic rock band from Fairhaven.  

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Women’s Work Exhibit at Fishing Heritage Center

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center 38 Bethel St., New Bedford, MA

Photographs and oral histories from more than 60 women shine a light on females' many roles in commercial fishing communities. Featured photographers include Shareen Davis, Markham Starr, and Phil Mello.

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The Art of 2 Mad Women No. 2: Gallery X

Gallery X 169 William St., New Bedford, MA

Susan Hauck is a self-taught, lifelong learner. As she describes,  her work focuses on the mid-century "Atomic Age" with a healthy dose of humor. Susan also respects the far east cultures, geisha being the main focus. Also, self-taught, Cherilynn Pimental has spent her life creating as a closet artist. While she loves nature, her art […]

On a Winter’s Night at the Z

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

Singers/songwriters Christine Lavin, John Gorka, Patty Larkin, Cheryl Wheeler, and Cliff Eberhardt unite for the 25th Anniversary of On A Winter’s Night. In 1994 Christine Lavin gathered veteran singer-songwriters together, along with folk and Americana performers, to showcase the music of the Winter Season.

$25 – $45

Self-Care Journaling Workshop

K&A Creations 127 W. Rodney French Blvd. Rm. S2-72 2nd floor, New Bedford, MA

This workshop explores ways to use journaling for anxiety and stress relief. Learn to set up a mood tracker to look for patterns in mood fluctuations. Then, use these patterns to identify what triggers may affect depression, anxiety, or anger. Supplies and light refreshments are included. Masks are required.

$25

Chops Turner at Pub 6T5

Pub 6T5 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Chops Turner is a singer and entertainer who has spent his life surrounded by music. His career has led him to perform alongside big names like the Temptations and the Manhattans at venues including Fenway Park and New York City's famous Apollo Theater.