Five Things You Need to Know: May 6
Art, artists, dancing and multiculturalism. It's a colorful day in Brookline.
- For students at the Runkle School, today is the last day of the Book Fair, which benefits the library. Buying books puts some money back into the school library collection, which gives you even more books to read.
- Beginning today, a nine-week program at the Brookline Arts Center for kids aged 2 and 3. Art Stations class is designed for young artists, and lets them interact with artsy folk and families of the same age. Call ahead to see whether or not you can still register, the tuition is $291.
- The film Beautiful Darling opens today at Coolidge Corner Theatre. The film is about Candy Darling, born James Slattery in 1944. A friend and inspiration to Andy Warhol, who later used the Warhol fame to become a famous actress in her own right. Check their website for times and tickets.
- A Kaleidoscope of Jewish Life in 2011 is an event featuring Temple Emeth's scholar-in-residence, Yavilah McCoy. McCoy is an African-American Orthodox Jew, who will share her life experiences, and thoughts on multiculturalism. The program begins at 7 p.m., and costs $15 individual or $25 for couples.
- On most first Fridays of the month, Episcopal Church of Our Saviour hosts a night of dancing, for experienced English dancers. However, the dance has been canceled for this month. If you planned to dance tonight, you've got the night off.