Stay tuned for a full line-up of visual, literary and performing arts events at the 2016 Cambridge Arts River Festival!

2015 Cambridge Arts River Festival Tents, Interactive Areas & Stages

Roving, Public Art & Interactive Areas
Vibrant demonstrations, workshops, and participatory performances from Cambridge Creativity Commons & Cambridge Art Association, danger!awesome, Hacker Junk Mosaics, Sidewalk Sam Tribute with Jerrie Lyndon, Kalaripayattu Roving Demonstration by Pradhuman Nayak, Lolli Hoops & Boston Hoop Troop Roving Dances, Boston Rueda Roving Dances, Peoples Sculpture Racing (PSR), Networks by The New Craft Artists in Action.

Poetry Tent
Hosted by Cambridge Poet Populist Lo Galluccio, the poetry tent featured a lineup of Cambridge poets including past Poet Populists and their guests, Sidewalk Poetry Contest winners and runner ups, and local students followed by an open mic hour from 5-6 pm. 

StoryStream Cambridge Storytelling Tent
Featured stories told in words and movement. The StoryStream tent allowed visitors to make a story flag to share with the community.

Imagine: Family & Children’s Stage
Jungle Jim emcee'd performances by local family music stars. View Lineup

Engage: Dance Stage
Coordinated by Dance for World Community, the Engage stage featured student and professional dancers representing multicultural dance traditions. View Lineup 

Inspire: Theater Stage
Coordinated by Central Square Theater and emcee’d by Veronica Barron, the Inspire stage featured interactive theater performances for audiences of all ages. View Lineup

Energize: Rock, Indie, Alternative Stage
Dynamic lineup of local Rock, Indie, and Alternative Music bands coordinated by Middle East Night Club and sponsored by Harpoon Brewery. View Lineup

Create: Jazz, R&B, & World Music Stage
Coordinated by the Jazz Café at the Multicultural Arts Center and emcee’d by Shelley Neill, Executive Director, Multicultural Arts Center, the Create stage featured local Jazz, R&B, and World Music talent. View Lineup
Connect: Folk & Roots Stage
The Connect stage coordinated by Billy Beard, Executive Booking Director, The Lizard Lounge and Toad and emcee’d by Tom Bianchi featured performances on the hour by local talent. View Lineup