:: Calendar of Events

Brattle Theatre
Theater available for meetings functions, film screenings, concerts, performances, lectures, readings
40 Brattle Street
(617) 876-6837
theatre rental: (617) 876-8021

Brazilian Cultural Center of New England
two large rooms, upwards of 2,000 sq. ft., some professional lighting available; top level space appropriate for performances; lower level for classes and other functions; more space available during daytime hours.
310 Webster Avenue
(617) 547-5343

Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center -Jazz Café
Performance space in theater seats up to 175 depending upon configuration. Artists and performing arts organizations can submit a proposal to qualify for reduced rental fees.
41 2nd Street
East Cambridge
(617) 577-1400

Cambridge Performing Arts Center
Located just blocks from Lechmere, the Cambridge Performing Arts Center is the home of the School of Groove, Rock and Roll Daycare, Xibus Performance Hall (available for recording and performance), and CPAC Lounge and Café.
535 Cambridge St.
(617) 868-1118

Cambridge Public Library
Central Square Branch
Lewis Room Lecture Hall
45 Pearl St.
(617) 349-4010

Contemporary Arts International (CAI)
This facility includes a 50'x100'x20'H Studio, outdoor sculpting courtyard, storage space and equipment which can be used for sculpture making and installation, music concerts, and theatrical performances.
68 Quarry Road
Acton, MA 01720
(617) 699-6401
email: or

Dance Complex
for rehearsals, private lessons, auditions, photo and video shoots, workshops/master classes, performances, events, and weekly classes (in dance and related movement arts)
536 Massachusetts Avenue
(617) 547-9363 ext. 12

Dante Alighieri Society
classrooms, auditorium, exhibition space
41 Hampshire Street
(617) 876-5160

First Church in Cambridge Congregational
Concert hall: small theatre; kitchenette available. Many groups perform regularly at the church.
11 Garden Street
(617) 547-2724

Green Street Studios
Two large dance studios with fully sprung floors. One can be a theatre seating 125 with full lighting and sound system.
185 Green Street
(617) 864-3191

space available during the work day, especially to nonprofits and artists
Inman Square
40 Prospect Street
(617) 576-1253

new rehearsal space just outside of Inman Square
111 South Street
(617) 666-7529
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Killian Hall
MIT recital hall seating 150, available to the general public on a case by case basis.
Rm 14W, MIT Hayden Library Bldg.
160 Memorial Drive
(617) 253-2906

Kresge Auditorium
main stage seats about 1156 people; little theater seats 214. Performers must be sponsored by an MIT-affiliated department or group, and there is no fee.
(617) 253-3210

Lizard Lounge
1667 Massachusetts Avenue
(617) 547-0759

New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) Network
Rental space on top floor of Tremont Street location. Also flexible use space for rent, theater style or meeting, sits up to 80.
145 Tremont St. 7th floor
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 951-0010

125 seat venue
47 Palmer St.
contact:Susan Scotti:

Regatta Bar at the Charles Hotel
One Bennett Street
(617) 661-5000

Sanders Theater, Harvard University
Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street

Theater with 1,000 seat capacity available for rental to professional and community arts organizations. Front of house included with event rentals. Use of full-service box office required. Booking takes place 6 months to one year in advance.
Inquiries/requests: (preferred in writing):

Squawk Coffee House
an open mike venue for musicians, poets and other performing artists
1555 Massachusetts Avenue
(617) 868-3661

Hanmum Hall (seats 260), Floor Dining Room (200), Library, Round Room, and Gym available for rent. VCR and television equipment also available.
7 Temple Street
(617) 491-6050