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    MayFair 2007 Entertainment Schedule Announced!

    The 24th Annual MayFair in Harvard Square - Admission: FREE!
    Time: Sunday, May 6th 2007 - Noon - 6:00 pm

    Raindate: Sunday, May 13th, 2007.

    MayFair features six main performance areas, with niches of art attacks, dance distractions, and curious clowning. 200 artisans and merchants fill colorful tents with handmade, vintage, recycled, costume, antique, and sidewalk sale items – a spring shopping delight!. MayFair is the ultimate taste of event offering international cuisine, festival favorites, and food sampling galore.

    MayFair is a party in six streets in the heart of Harvard Square - including
    JFK Street, Brattle Street, Mass. Ave., Church Street and Eliot Triangle!

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    MayFair 2007 Entertainment Schedule:
    Main Stage in the Cross Walk
    12 – 12:40 Clarias
    12:55 – 1:35 The Snowleopards
    1:50 – 2:30 The Everyday Visuals
    2:45 – 3:25 Witches in Bikinis
    3:25 – 4:00 DJ C
    4:00 – 4:40 Bon Savants
    5:00 – 6:00 Bang Camaro

    Stage in Eliot Triangle
    12:15pm - 12:45pm Christopher Barnes
    1:00pm - 1:30pm Maeve
    1:50pm – 2:20pm Unstoppable Black Clouds
    2:50pm – 3:20pm Kristin Cifelli
    3:40pm – 4:10pm Breaking Laces
    4:40pm – 5:20pm Zili Misik

    BANDFEST- Holyoke Center Outdoor Stage/ Forbes Plaza
    Noon – 12:20 pm Dudley House Jazz Band
    12:30 – 12:50 pm After Hours
    1:00 – 1:20 pm The Naked Truth
    1:30 – 1:50 pm The Jazz Collective
    2:00 – 2:20 pm Red Heifer
    2:30 – 2:50 pm The Dharma Seals
    3:00 – 3:20 pm Snake Eyes Redux
    3:30 – 3:50 pm Kevin Bombino and the Popularity Contest
    4:00 – 4:20 pm Petros
    4:30 – 4:50 pm Zizou
    5:00 – 5:20 pm Plan B for the Type A’s
    5:30 - 5:50 pm The Trinity

    Club Passim Stage:
    Noon - 1:00pm Jason Spooner Trio
    1:00pm - 2:00pm Kate Klim & Elana Arian
    2:00pm - 3:00pm Ryan Fitzsimmons
    3:00pm - 4:00pm Tripping Lily
    4:00pm - 5:00pm Brian Webb
    5:00pm - 6:00pm Edie Carey

    May Fair Dance Stage: 12:00 Until 6:00 on Church Street
    Hosted by Rozann Kraus

    Deborah Mason School
    Boston Ballet Children's Company
    Navarasa Dance Theatre -Aparna Sindhoor
    Ken Pierce Baroque
    Hips on Fire
    New England Tap Ensemble
    Boston Dance Company
    Dance’n Feet
    Joslyn Carter
    Rainbow Tribe
    Disco Brats
    Sole Force
    Goldee’s Chang Moo Kwan Tae-Kwon-Do Demo Team
    Ballet Theatre
    Olivier Besson
    Triveni Dancers
    Carl Alleyne
    Deborah Mason School
    Aaron Tolson

    Mayfair Readers’ Ramble!

    Celebrate the literary and cultural side of Harvard Square at the Mayfair Readers’ Ramble, a traveling reading series featuring five talented authors reading at five quintessentially Harvard Square locations.

    Readings take place every half-hour from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Ramble organizer Harvard Book Store hosts novelist Mameve Medwed, author of How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life, the Pierre Menard Gallery hosts New Yorker staff writer Joan Acocella, author of Twenty-Eight Artists and Two Saints: Essays, and the famous Grolier Poetry Book Shop hosts poet Tomas O'Leary, author ofThe Devil Take a Crooked House. Additional readings will occur at the Democracy Center and the Papercut Zine Library at 45 Mount Auburn Street.

    For more information, contact Harvard Book Store at 617.661.1515 or visit

    MayFair also features "Chalk on the Walk" on Church Street - where Church Street is transformed into a Parisan Style Chalk Gallery - and the kids can chalk their hearts out in the special Kid Chalk area! MayFair also features free children's activities & crafts, heathy free kid-friendly snack samples, dance participation and all the usual festival favorites!

    Also this year...Experience the Largest Outdoor Human Genome Project...a fun and educational way to enjoy science with the family!

    Traffic Detours:
    Traffic detours will be in effect for MayFair. Closed between 6am-9pm are: Mass. Ave. southbound from Garden Street.; JFK Street from Mt. Auburn Street.; Brattle Street to Story. Church Street is closed. We suggest taking the RED LINE MBTA to Harvard Station!

    Hunt for Golden Shoes at MayFair!!!
    If you find a Golden Shoe, turn it in for a FitKit prize,
    including certificates and goodies from some of your favorite local merchants!
    For more information, see