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START Framingham to Release Economic Impact Study

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 10:44 am on January 23, 2010

Framingham, MA – The START Framingham Partnership will release the results of their Economic Impact Study, prepared by Carlisle & Company, on Sunday, January 31, 2010, at an event to be held at the Danforth Museum of Art from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Press and public are invited to discover why the creative industries are economic engines, having a profound economic impact on their communities. ...[read more]


Danforth Museum Reports Record Attendence in 2009

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 6:43 pm on December 16, 2009

Letter from Katherine French, Director, Danforth Museum:

FRAMINGHAM, MA - During 2009, an increasing number of visitors made their way to our Framingham location, and we experienced the highest attendance ever. Marketing and building feasibility studies funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council helped support a renewed commitment to the Danforth Building. Museum membership and ...[read more]


Explore the Culture & Food of Brazil Sat. Nov. 7th

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 4:50 pm on November 6, 2009

FRAMINGHAM, MA - MicroTourism Event: Explore the Culture & Food of Brazil -- Saturday November 7th, 2009 starting at the Framingham Public Library come join us and experience a fabulous afternoon with Brazilian music, food and popular culture.

We are going to feature the famous Capoeira a unique mix of martial arts, music and dance at Framingham Public Library at 2pm. You will also learn some useful Portuguese expressions. Then, Brazilian guides are going to take the group on a short walk to visit the Old Station at Downtown Framingham for a blend of Brazilian culture, music and food.

Bring your famly and friends.  This event is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Program:
2:00 pm - Introducing the Brazilian Culture

  • Learn some Portuguese expressions
  • Watch a Capoeira Performance

3:00pm - Brazilian Food & Music

  • Visit the Old Station at Downtown Framingham
  • Taste some FREE Brazilian food at Cafe Belo
  • Listen to Bossa Nova music
  • Practice your Portuguese Brazilian

4:00pm  - Guides will bring participants back to the library

  • Event ends.

For more information, please visit www.framinghamlibrary.org or call Michelle at (508) 5325570 ¨C Extension 4347.


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