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 A Message from the Public Information Office

Sep 16, 2005


Central Square World's Fair Sunday, Sept. 25
Celebrating Unity and Diversity in the Heart of Central Square

The City of Cambridge and the Central Square World's Fair Committee are pleased to announce:

15th Annual Central Square World's Fair
Celebrating Unity and Diversity in the Heart of Central Square
Sunday, September 25, Noon to 6 p.m.
(Rain date: Oct. 9)

This FREE community event is brought to you by the City of Cambridge as part of its Destination: Cambridge series of events that highlight the city's art, history, diversity and culture.

This year, the Central Square World's Fair will feature eight stages of music and dance accompanied by a fashion show and dancers, roving performers, and performing artists.

Green Street Grill Stage (on Mass. Ave / hosted by Wannetta Jackson)
12:00   New England Skyscraper, conducted by Butch Morris
1:00     Special Performance by Nancy Ostrovsky – live painting with Glynis Lomon – Cello; Syd Smart – Drums
2:00     Bala Taunkara                                                   
3:15     Wannetta Jackson Quartet                                                                                                                        
4:15     Lincoln Conspiracy
5:15     The Mighty Clouds of Joy              

Middle East Stage (on Mass Ave / hosted by Shred)
12:00    Emergency music                                
1:00      Rocketscience                        
2:00     The Rudds                                     
3:00     Muck and the Mires
4:00     Reverend Glasseye                                           
5:00     Juliana Hatfield                                   

Gospel Stage (Carl Barron Plaza, Mass Ave / hosted by Joe-Lee Baker Bey)
12:00     Brothers in Christ
1:00      Silver Liner Gospel Singers
2:00      Gospel T’s
3:00      Gospel chorus
4:00      Mighty Clouds of Joy                          
5:00      Third Heaven Brass Band               

Caribbean Stage (on Norfolk St. / hosted by Sir Cecil Esquire)
Roots & Reggae All Afternoon from 12:00 – 6:00pm
Groups include:                                    
12:00   The Riddle Band                            
1:30     The Equalites                           
2:45      Kolors                                                                                                                     
3:45      Allstonians                              
4:45       Islandside                                                                   

African Stage (on Essex St. / hosted by Joh Camara)
From 12:00 – 6:00pm
12:15    Jo Camara and Jama Jigi - Mali
2:30      Lamine Toure & Group Saloum – Senegal
3:45      Boubacar Diabate and Samba Lolo
5:00      Sali Oyugi - Kenya

Latin Stage (on Brookline St. / hosted by Marcello Ozain)
Latin Music All Afternoon from 12 – 6pm
Groups include:
12:00    Havana Club Salsa Lessons  
1:15      Mariachi Mara                                                 
2:15      Leo Blanco World Trio                            
3:30      Brass Roots                                                  
4:45      Kilombo Mambo                                                        

Dance Stage (on Pearl St. / hosted by Rozann Kraus)


Day Job Dancers
Polynesian Dance Arts
Dance Center ofWaltham
Improv Group

Rainbow Tribe
Trevini Dancers
Cambridge Youth Dance Program
Boston Dance Co
Rozann Kraus & Daniel Epstein

OrigiNations Girlz of IMANI
Kelley Donovan
Center Studio
Disco Brats|
Jose Mateo's Ballet Theatre of Boston Youthworks

Eve Agush & Friends
Boston Dance Co

Disco Brats

See headliner JULIANNA HATFIELD on the Middle East Stage.

The Green Street Grill is bringing back Lawrence D 'Butch' Morris to conduct his masterful Conduction series. He has been negotiating with Performance Artist Nancy Ostrovsky to collaborate on our artistic extravaganza.

For more information contact John Clifford 617-876-1655 or visit







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