No ESL tonight, 11/21/16

Due to this week’s Thanksgiving holiday (and everyone’s busy schedules!), ESL class will not be held tonight. Best wishes for a very happy Thanksgiving and safe travels to you and all your friends and family. We will see you next Monday, 11/28, 6-8pm.


Hail to the Chief!, a Campaign Comedy, 11/6/16

Come, see Somervillians and St. James parishioners and sometimes-soloists at In Good Company’s HAIL TO THE CHIEF, an amusing, musical romp through presidential campaign history. In Good Company presents original musical theater productions inspired by history. It’s election season, and an esteemed college professor is lecturing about Presidential campaign songs. Suddenly, he is interrupted by …


St. James Bookclub: Gaudy Night, 7pm, 11/2/16

Last month, we had fun discussing Little Failure: A Memoir, by Gary Shteyngart. Our next selection is the classic mystery Gaudy Night, by Dorothy L. Sayers. From “‘Gaudy Night stands out even among Miss Sayers’s novels. And Miss Sayers has long stood in a class by herself.’ —Times Literary Supplement The great Dorothy L. Sayers is considered by …


St. James Book Club, 10/5/16: Little Failure: A Memoir,

Last month, we had a nice discussion on May Sarton’s Plant Dreaming Deep. A drop-in participant actually knew May Sarton, which was a great addition to the conversation. The next selection is Little Failure: A Memoir, by Gary Shteyngart. According to Amazon:, “”Little Failure is the all too true story of an immigrant family betting its future on …