Lights, camera, action… (From our summer 2007 newsletter)

On a rainy weekend in April, the Chandler Room at the Hooper-Lee-Nichols House was transformed into a movie set. With its pine paneling and open hearth, it became the Charlestown home of John Harvard and his wife, Ann, for a reenactment of the final hours of Harvard’s life on September 14, 1638. The film, John Harvard, was written and produced … Read More

Looking Backward: Club 47 and the 1960s Folk Music Revival by Jennifer Hance

Bob Dylan never made it in Cambridge. This was one of many fascinating stories told by folklorist Millie Rahn, who travels around the country to collect and document the history of the folk music movement. Closer to home, Millie is the folklorist for Club Passim and other regional folk music venues. She produced a documentary on Club 47 for WGBH … Read More

The Story of the Bee

Interested in learning more about craftivism before the History Café on the 27th? Check out this Proceedings about the Bee!