ahtsfestivallogoWEATHER UPDATE

SATURDAY’S PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED. SUNDAY WILL GO AHEAD AS PLANNED.

Ahts Festival Website

Boston “Ahts” Festival
Christopher Columbus Park (North End/Waterfront)

SUNDAY – SEPTEMBER 13
NOON TO 6PM (VISUAL ARTISTS)
12:30- 6PM (PERFORMANCES)

SCHEDULE
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

12:30 – 1 PM
Garden Stage
CITY STAGE
Throwing open the doors to arts participation, the much loved City
Stage provide fun for all the family.

1 – 1:45 PM
Waterfront Stage
BALLETROX
The cutting edge dance company who re-imagined the Nutcracker into the
refreshingly crisp “Urban Nutcracker.”

1:45 – 2:15 PM
Garden Stage
IN LIKE LIONS
Local up and coming rock band well known on the local scene.

2:15 – 3:00 PM
Waterfront Stage
BOSTON BALLET
Boston’s beloved ballet company has consistently wowed audiences in
festivals past.

3:00 – 3:30 PM
Garden Stage
GRACE KELLY
One of the country’s top saxophonists is already a star and still in
her teens.

3:30 – 4:15 PM
Waterfront Stage
A FAR CRY
Lively and vibrant classical music delivered with an energy not seen
in typical classical music set-ups.

4:15 – 4:45 PM
Garden Stage
CARS ON MARS
Up and coming local rock group.

4:45 – 6 PM
Waterfront Stage
A NIGHT AT THE ROCK OPERA
Introducing a wall of sound from the history of rock n’ roll, this
group received rave reviews in its Boston run early in 2009.

 

KIDS Events

Some of Boston’s best known arts groups provide an insight into the
creation of art

CALLIGRAPHY
Saturday and Sunday 3 – 4 pm
Michiko Imai, visiting artist, Kaji Aso Studio shares her calligraphy
skills  with the creative minds at the festival.

GLASS TECHNIQUES
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12 – 6 pm
Diablo Glass gives continuous demonstrations on the art of
glassblowing, flameworking, fused glass and stained glass artwork.

MAYOR’S MURAL CREW
Saturday and Sunday 1 – 4 pm
Paint a piece of a large on-site mural or a postcard you can send to a
friend.

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
Saturday and Sunday, 1 – 4 pm
Family friendly activities.

ORIGAMI
Saturday and Sunday 1 – 3 pm

Over the two day weekend, Andrew Anselmo is on site to share his
mastery of the ancient Japanese art – Origami.

SAORI
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12 – 6 pm
Mikoki Wakabayashi will not only give weaving demonstrations but also
have multiple looms for festival goers to feel the joy of creating
something unique.

WATER-BASED WOODCUT PRINTING
Saturday and Sunday 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Jennifer Hughes demonstrates making art through a time honored medium
of traditional woodcut printing using water-based inks.

FOOD FOR CREATIVE THOUGHT
Big Sky Bakery (61)
Dense loaves of bread, rich pastries and fresh coffee.

Danish Pastry House (19)
Great pastries, breads and delicacies to stimulate the creative minds

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