March Ahead: Cultural Activities

We’re on the March or in the March or however we want to say it. This month and next month are huge for cultural activities in the city. Here’s a sample and by no means everything this month:

Today and tomorrow: XFest 2011  at 119 Gallery, 119  Chelmsford St (

Today and tomorrow: The Exceptionals by Bob Clyman, Merrimack Rep Theatre (

Tomorrow: Garrison Keillor at Lowell Mem Aud (

March 5 through 17: Irish Cultural Week (see Irish Cultural Week 2011 on Facebook for the full schedule)

March 8, 7 pm: Omagh, award-winning film presented by Irish Cultural Week Committee and Lowell Film Collaborative, Lowell Beerworks, Cabot St

March 9, 7.30 pm: University Wind Ensemble Concert, Durgin Hall, UMass Lowell South Campus

March 10, 7 pm: Author Jane Brox at the Spalding House on Pawtucket Street (Seating limited, so RSVP to

March 11 & 12, 8 pm: Femnoir: Women’s Playwriting Festival, Image Theatre, at ALL Gallery, 22 Shattuck St (

March 11, 8 pm: Lowell Philharmonic Orchestra featuring young musicians and 13-year-old pianist Kadar Qian, Pawtucketville Congregational Church, 15 Mammoth Rd (

March 12:  Jack Kerouac Birthday Celebration with films, music, and readings ( and

March 19, 8 pm: Dropkick Murphys, Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell (

through March 25: From the Nile to the Merrimack, Contemporary Art from Egypt, University Gallery, McGauvran Student Center, UMass Lowell South Campus

March 28, 12 noon: Diversity in Health Care Careers, Lunchtime Lecture by UML Nursing Dept. Prof. Margaret Knight at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, 50 Warren St, a Parker Lectures-UMass Lowell-Middlesex Comm College program (reserve seat and free lunch at or call 978-934-3107)

March 31 through April 10 (various times): Rent by the Off-Broadway Players, Comley-Lane Theatre, Mahoney Hall, UMass Lowell South Campus

March 31, 7 pm: BeatleJuice, a Middlesex Community College program at Lowell Mem Aud ( or 978-656-3106 at MCC)

For more info on these and many other events, visit or

4 Responses to March Ahead: Cultural Activities

  1. PaulM says:

    March 11 & 12, Femnoir: Women’s Playwriting Festival by Image Theatre has been added to the March cultural activities list. Watch for updates on March menu.

  2. PaulM says:

    March 11, Lowell Philharmonic Orchestra featuring area youth has been added to the March cultural activities list. Watch for more updates to March list.