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Catch Open Mic Night With Your WOO Card

Thursday, January 09, 2014

 

The weekend is fast approaching, and GoLocalWorcester brings you the best places to use your WOO Card around town for discounts and WOO Points.

Help your friends and family get in on the act as well. WOO Cards make great gifts! Share discounts and special offers at more than sixty area cultural destinations, restaurants, hotels, retailers, transportation providers and more! Best of all–WOO Cards NEVER expire!

Use the coupon code 'GLW' to save $5 off the online purchase of a WOO Card today. Click here to purchase your own.

Friday, January 10th (and every Friday evening)

Open Mic at Nu Cafe
335 Chandler Street, Worcester
$1 off any purchase of $7 or more with WOO Card
Calling all musicians, poets, comedians or anyone with a talent! Show your stuff at Open Mic Night, hosted by Patrick McCarthy.

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Thursday, January 9th

Worcester Connects Distinguished Speaker Series at The Hanover Theatre
2 Southbridge Street, Worcester
10% off tickets with WOO Card
Renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and New York Times best selling author Benjamin Carson, M.D. will be the featured speaker, sharing hard issues surrounding the medical field while sharing the warm and compassionate perspective that have made him a world-renowned surgeon.

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Friday, January 10th

Elvis: Spirit of the King at Mechanics Hall
321 Main Street, Worcester
Swipe for Double WOO points
Steve Connelly, voted best Elvis impersonator in Vegas, returns to his hometown as the Spirit of the King in celebration of Elvis birthday!

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Saturday, January 11th

Annual tribute to Pantera & Dimebag Darrell at Lucky Dog Music Hall
89 Green Street, Worcester
Swipe your WOO Card for WOO points
Don’t miss the ultimate Pantera tribute, Trendkill with special guests Centerlink and Train of Thought.

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Sunday, January 12th

Sunday Sermon at the Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury Street, Worcester
Two-for-one museum admission with WOO Card
Director emeritus, Jim Welu, will be the special guest ‘preacher’ at WAM’s ongoing Sunday Sermon series, discussing Meet the Freakes. These inspiring conversations will highlight diverse and engaging topics that will leave you feeling challenged and creatively fed.

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Weekends in Worcester… www.WorcesterMass.org/Culture

 

Related Slideshow: 7 Art Galleries To Visit In Central MA

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Worcester Art Museum

55 Salisbury Street, Worcester

The Worcester Art Museum, often referred to by its acronym WAM, is the most acclaimed cultural attraction in the city of Worcester. The world famous "classic American museum" contains over 35,000 pieces of artwork spanning over 5,000 years. Currently on display is [remastered]: A reinstallation of the Worcester Art Museum's paintings from the 16th-18th centuries provides a new look at Old Masters.

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Worcester Center for Crafts

25 Sagamore Road, Worcester

The Worcester Center for Crafts’ Krikorian Gallery, in conjunction with Worcester State University, is committed to "sustaining craft as a vital part our community" through education, advocacy, and entrepreneurship. They are currently holding its Holiday Festival of Crafts 2013 this weekend.

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Fitchburg Art Museum

25 Merriam Parkway, Fitchburg

The Fitchburg Art Museum is one of the cultural treasures of North Central Massachusetts. Though not quite as famous as its cousin to the south, the Worcester Art Museum, the Fitchburg museum still houses an impressive permanent collection of art spanning 5,000 years. Check out their current exhibition: Still Life Lives! - A celebration of the vitality of the still life tradition and its themes of beauty, bounty, darkness, fragility, and fleeting moments, which runs through January 14.

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The Sprinkler Factory

38 Harlow Street, Worcester

The Sprinkler Factory is a unique gem in Downtown Worcester and a true center for all the arts. Once a manufacturing plant, the Sprinkler Factory now provides space for individual artists to form their own studios and contains areas for music, dance, and other fun activities. The massive atrium on the second floor in the middle of the complex is available for local artists to show their work. The public is welcome to browse the artists' studios and galleries. An upcoming exhibition entitled Indoor Games , runs from December 7 through January 25, captures the spirit of creativity during the winter months.

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Boulder Art Gallery

960 Main Street, Fitchburg

Since its opening in 2008 by founders by Ann and Peter Capodagli, the Boulder Art Gallery has been committed to showing original and vintage paintings, photographs, prints and sculptures from the region's most talented artists. A true variety of work from both new and established artists is on display in a multitude of mediums and styles; check out oils, acrylics, watercolors and pastels. Many pieces are also available for purchase.

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Aurora Gallery and GArtH Gallery (ArtsWorcester)

660 Main Street; 657 Main Street, Worcester

The Aurora Gallery and the “GArtH” Gallery of Art at the Hadley are run by the organization ArtsWorcester, and both show the work of local artists, many of whom are members of the group. For a list of current and upcoming exhibits, click here and here.

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Davis Art Gallery

44 Portland Street, Worcester

Since its founding in 2006, the Davis Art Gallery has made it its mission to promote the Worcester art community and create awareness of the local creative culture. One of the ways the gallery does this is by showing the work of local artists in a great variety of different mediums. Currently, you can see an exhibit by Emily and Robb Sandagata; Unearthed, which runs through February 7th.

 
 

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