Thanks to funding from the Weston Cultural Council, Regis College will present a ¡Con Fuego! (with Fire!) workshop and performance on October 18th at 7p.m. American guitar virtuoso Aaron Larget-Caplan (Boston, MA), international flamenco dancer, singer, and choreographer La Conja (NY, NY), and guest cellist Rafael Popper-Keizer join forces as ¡Con Fuego! for a night of hypnotic dance, virtuosic guitar, mesmerizing cello, silky castanets, and splendid costumes. ¡Con Fuego! will take the audience on an exhilarating journey of Spanish classical music with original flamenco dance and song at the Casey Theatre in the Regis Fine Arts Center in Weston. On October 17th from 4 – 5:30 p.m. in Regis Fine Arts Center’s Sullivan Studio Theatre, La Conja and Larget-Kaplan will lead a flamenco dance workshop which will include basic footwork, hands and arms, compass, and choreography. Both the workshop and the performance will be free and open to the public.Noted for his “astounding technical proficiency and artistic delicacy” by the Boston Musical Intelligencer, classical-world guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan is an international recording and touring artist. He has premiered over 80 compositions and his recordings are available on Albany, Navona, and Stone Records UK. He is the founder of ¡Con Fuego! Spanish music and flamenco dance ensemble, and has performed repeatedly in Spain. Aaron is a graduate of New England Conservatory and he is on the Performing Arts faculty at the University of MA. www.ALCGuitar.comLa Conja is one of the Flamenco World’s most versatile artists. She has developed a substantial international reputation as a dancer, singer, and choreographer. She has performed at the prestigious Guggenheim Work and Process Series, in collaboration with New York’s World Music Institute. She has toured nationally and internationally with such artists as Jose Molina and Jose Greco featured as solo dancer, and has also appeared at Lincoln Center with Sarita Montiel. www.laconja.comHailed by The New York Times as “imaginative and eloquent” and dubbed “a local hero” by the Boston Globe, cellist Rafael Popper-Keizer maintains a vibrant and diverse career as one of Boston’s most celebrated artists. He is principal cellist of the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Emmanuel Music, and the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, and a core member of many notable chamber music organizations throughout New England.The Casey Theatre is Regis College's premiere venue for performing arts. Located just off the Atrium Lobby on the first floor of the Fine Arts Center, the Casey Theatre hosts approximately 35 events and performances throughout the year. This program was supported in part by a grant from the Weston Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency, and is co-sponsored by the Regis College Department of Humanities.
When: Oct 18, 2018 7pm to Oct 18, 2018 8:30PMin Weston, MA
Aaron Larget- Caplan, guitar
Aaron's Spanish music and flamenco dance ensemble, ¡Con Fuego! performs a free concert at Regis University. Dance/voice: La Conja Cello: Rafael Popper-Keizer When: 8pm Where: The Eleanor Welch Casey Theatre at Regis College, Weston, MA 02493 Tickets: FREE Info: www.regiscollege.edu/about/season-at-a-glance.cfm
When: Oct 18, 2018 8pm in Weston, MA
Shannon Messenger presents "Flashback"
*We have moved this event to a bigger venue so tickets are now back on sale!* *Your $5 ticket can be used as a coupon off the price of the book.* ABOUT FLASHBACKIn this unforgettable seventh book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series, Sophie must let the past and present blur together, because the deadliest secrets are always the ones that get erased.Sophie Foster doesn’t know what—or whom—to believe. And in a game with this many players, the worst mistake can be focusing on the wrong threat.But when the Neverseen prove that Sophie’s far more vulnerable than she ever imagined, she realizes it’s time to change the rules. Her powerful abilities can only protect her so far. To face down ruthless enemies, she must learn to fight.Unfortunately, battle training can’t help a beloved friend who’s facing a whole different danger—where the only solution involves one of the biggest risks Sophie and her friends have ever taken. And the distraction might be exactly what the villains have been waiting for. ABOUT THE AUTHORShannon Messenger graduated from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, where she learned—among other things—that she liked watching movies much better than making them. She’s studied art, screenwriting, and film production, but she realized her real passion was writing stories for children. She’s the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of the award-winning middle grade series, Keeper of the Lost Cities, as well as the Sky Fall series for young adults. Her books have been featured on multiple state reading lists, published in numerous countries, and translated into many different languages. She lives in Southern California with her husband and an embarrassing number of cats. Find her online at ShannonMessenger.com. *Buy your copy from Wellesley Books in order to meet Shannon and have her sign your book at the event.
When: Nov 29, 2018 7pm in Weston, MA