Past Meetup

Spanish Opera "Zarzuela!" at Democracy Center near Harvard Sq.

This Meetup is past

27 people went


"Zarzuela! Spain’s unique brand of opera filled with music, dance, comedy and passion is coming to the Democracy Center ( in Cambridge on Saturday, September 28th. Be part of the production by singing the fiery choruses and clapping to the rhythmic palmas of flamenco, while lovers woo and men duel over their señoritas, and get to know a little-known gem in Harvard Square —the Democracy Center, a non-profit haven that has been proving space for events, classes, the arts, and community collaboration since 2001 with the goal of advancing peace and justice."

7:30pm: meetup at the entrance hall of the Democracy Center for the tour of Center. Buy your ticket ($10) at the door as soon as you get to the Center.

8: 00pm: the performance starts at 8 pm and finishes around 9 pm.

Around 9 pm: post-opera meetup for drink/food nearby if enough people are interested.

Doors open at 7:00 PM for guided tours of the Democracy Center. At 8:00 the music event begins with lecture by Margarita Campos, Professor of Communications, Barcelona University. Tours of the Democracy Center are free of charge. Tickets for “Zarzuela” are free to students with ID and $10 for the general public, and can be purchased at the door. Refreshments will be served.

The Boston Arts Consort ( performers include Elizabeth Leehey, clarinet; Eva Lorca, flamenco artist; Donal O’Sullivan, actor; Linda Papatopoli, pianist and director; Roberto Rios, flamenco guitar; Clara Sandler, mezzo-soprano; and Gary Tucker, baritone.

The Democracy Center is a non-profit haven that has been providing space for grassroots, student and cultural organizations to hold events, classes, and performances for over a decade with the goal of building stronger local and global communities of action.

Information can be obtained by calling 617-666-7973

Ticket info: You can buy tickets at the door only on that day - so make sure you buy the ticket when you get there around 7:30 pm if not before. There maybe some chance that tickets get sold out.

How to get to The Democracy Center: A 8 min walk from Harvard Sq (Red Line) station. Corner of Mt. Auburn and Bow St. Next to Daedalus Restaurant.