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Needham designated a Green Community

State officials this week named Needham a “Green Community,” a recognition of the hard work and effort the town has exhibited in meeting the Green Communities Designation and Grant Program’s five criteria. “Meeting these criteria is proof of Needham’s position as an energy leader in Massachusetts, poised to reduce its energy costs, improve the local environment...
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New York Voices playing Great Hall

Needham's Great Hall Concert Series will welcome the New York Voices on September 14 at 8:00 p.m. The New York Voices (NYV) are Kim Nazarian, Peter Eldridge, Lauren Kinhan, and Darmon Meader. 2019 marks the New York Voices' 31st anniversary, and they show no signs of slowing down. This internationally-acclaimed vocal group has refined its musical...
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Brentano String Quartet playing Great Hall

On Saturday night, May 4, the Great Hall Performance foundation will welcome the Brentano String Quartet. Since its inception in 1992, the Brentano String Quartet has appeared throughout the world to popular and critical acclaim. “Passionate, uninhibited and spellbinding,”raved the London Independent; the New York Times extolled its “luxuriously warm sound [and] yearning lyricism.” Within a...
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Jim Messina Band playing Great Hall

The Great Hall Performance foundation will welcome Jim Messina on Saturday night, March 16, at 8:00 p.m. Few musical artists' résumés list membership in a band inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. Fewer, still, can lay claim to being a founding member of the seminal band credited with creating country rock. Only...
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Joey Alexander Trio playing Great Hall

On Saturday night, September 15, The Great Hall Performance Foundation will welcomes the Joey Alexander Trio. Joey Alexander numbers among his fans such jazz greats as Wynton Marsalis, Herbie Hancock and Joshua Redman. Now at age 15, the three-time Grammy nominee is considered the Mozart of jazz. A child prodigy, Joey Alexander taught himself...
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BSO Chamber Players coming to Needham

On Saturday night, May 12, The Great Hall Performance Foundation will welcome the Boston Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players to Needham. One of the world’s most distinguished chamber music ensembles sponsored by a major symphony orchestra and made up of principal players from that orchestra, the Boston Symphony Chamber Players include first-chair string and wind players...
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Temple Aliyah opens solar array

Needham’s Temple Aliyah has installed an 81 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on the synagogue’s roof. The solar array consists of 265 photovoltaic (PV) panels and is expected to produce 85,170 kilowatt hours (kwH) of energy annually. The power generated will cover 92 percent of the synagogue’s energy needs. It is projected that Temple Aliyah...
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David Bromberg to play Town Hall

On Saturday night, November 4, the David Bromberg Quintet will take the stage at Needham’s Great Hall. David Bromberg’s incredible journey spans five-and-a-half decades, and includes – but is not limited to – adventures with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jerry Garcia, and music and life lessons from seminal blues guitarist Reverend Gary Davis, who claimed...
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Great Hall Concert Series announces season

Season subscriptions for the Needham Bank Great Hall Concert Series are available now and going fast. This season's exciting lineup promises to be another big hit in MetroWest and the best yet. The season will open on Saturday, September 23, with saxophonist, singer, composer and rising star Grace Kelly. Grace and her quartet play with the...
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Needham Bank Great Hall Concert Series presents an Evening with Rockapella

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Rockapella has become one of the world’s most sophisticated, lasting, and imitated vocal groups around today. You’d be hard-pressed to find a more influential group out there in this new era of network television a cappella shows like NBC’s The Sing-Off, movies like Pitch Perfect, and innumerable college vocal groups that own the corner of cool...
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Needham High seniors named Youths of the Month

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

Needham High seniors Jeremy Sutherland and Emily Oakes were honored at the February meeting of the Needham Exchange Club as the organization’s Youths of the Month.

The program recognizes local high school seniors who have dedicated themselves to community service. The Exchange Club honors...

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