EVENTS

What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.

There’s always something happening in New Bedford. Check back for dates and information about The Taste of Southcoast, Jazz Festival, Folk Festival, Blues Festival, Wine Festival, Working Waterfront Festival, Oktoberfest, and the Summer Sound Series, which includes Lunchtime Jazz and Friday concerts overlooking the harbor. (Whew! Did you catch all of that?!)

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Calendar of Events
Dance Barre – FREE Dance Discussion/Lecture @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm
Dance Barre - FREE Dance Discussion/Lecture @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:00 pm
DANCE DECONSTRUCTED: HOW BALLETS COME TOGETHER & FALL APART Guest Speaker: Sydney Skybeter Ballet has a reputation for being pristine and prim, but many dances are overly improvisational, chaotic and over-the-top, and the choreographic processes... Read more »
Jessica Lange Dance @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Feb 10 @ 8:00 pm
Jessica Lange Dance @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
Experience the beauty of movement and music as only Jessica Lang Dance can deliver. Rapidly gaining recognition, the company has performed at world-renowned venues and festivals including Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, John F. Kennedy Center... Read more »
Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Courage, Perseverance, and Trust:  The Manjiro Story @ New Bedford Ballet | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
1:00 pm
Travel in time to 1841 as New Bedford Youth Ballet performs “Courage, Perseverance, and Trust: The Manjiro Story” based on the extraordinary life of Manjiro Nakahama. A poor, uneducated, shipwrecked Japanese boy, rescued by the... Read more »
Ladysmith Black Mambazo @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm
Ladysmith Black Mambazo @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
This four-time GRAMMY® Award-winning ensemble has warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide for more than 50 years! With joyous and uplifting musical voices in a cappella style, Ladysmith Black Mambazo combine the complex rhythms and... Read more »
Moscow Festival Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Mar 23 @ 8:00 pm
Moscow Festival Ballet's Sleeping Beauty @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
Moscow Festival Ballet returns for an enthralling presentation of Sleeping Beauty, a crowning jewel of Marius Petipa’s career, often considered the finest achievement of the Classical ballet. Sergei Radchenko’s troupe brings together the highest classical... Read more »