WORCESTER, MA – [August 25, 2014] – In an innovative new twist, First Night Worcester has announced a special contest which will award a coveted performance slot at its annual New Year’s Eve art festival. The winner will open for the evening’s headline act at historic Tuckerman Hall, home to the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra and one of Worcester’s premier performance venues. The contest is open to artists from any genre. Continue reading
First Night Worcester is putting on a show, and it’s not for Dec. 31. A special fundraising concert at 8 p.m. April 26 at Worcester State University will feature two acts that were among the hits during First Night’s New Year’s Eve festivities last year — high-tech comedy and music duo AudioBody, and mind-reader and comedian Eric Dittelman. Continue reading
First Night Worcester will host a special fundraising event on Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m. in the Sullivan Academic Building Auditorium at Worcester State University. The event brings together two popular artists from First Night’s recent New Year’s Eve celebration into one spectacular show. “We’re thrilled to present this special encore performance of AudioBody and Eric Dittelman”, said Howard McGinn, executive director of First Night Worcester. Continue reading
WORCESTER — It’s a new countdown for First Night Worcester, which last year had to launch an appeal to fund its Dec. 31 event. The nonprofit organization, which has put on annual New Year’s Eve celebrations in Worcester since 1982, plans to form a small working group in the next couple of weeks to consider how it can sustain itself financially, said First Night Worcester Executive Director Howard McGinn. Continue reading
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WORCESTER — Ayla Brown didn’t know it when she was performing at Tuckerman Hall around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, but she was about to ring in the new year with an engagement ring. Continue reading
WORCESTER — In response to First Night Worcester’s recent call for help, The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. has announced that it will match, dollar for dollar, all contributions to the nonprofit organization up to $15,000.
Last week, First Night Worcester issued an “urgent appeal” to supporters and friends, saying it needs to raise $25,000 to fund its annual New Year’s Eve celebration on Dec. 31. Continue reading
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Singer song-writer Ayla Brown, mind-reader and comedian Eric Dittelman, and acrobat Li Liu will be among the headline acts of First Night Worcester 2014 on Dec. 31. Continue reading
WORCESTER — First Night Worcester is saying “help” as it seeks to raise $25,000 to fund its annual New Year’s Eve celebration on Dec. 31 — a Worcester tradition since 1982.
“We are committed to going forward (with the event),” said First Night Worcester executive director Howard McGinn on Monday. Continue reading