Worcester Weekly: Tornado of Terror + more things to do, Oct. 16-22

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("First Patriotic Election in the Beach Street Industrial School," about 1888, gelatin silver print, Stoddard Acquisition Fund, 2003)

Courtesy Worcester Art Museum

(“First Patriotic Election in the Beach Street Industrial School,” about 1888, gelatin silver print, Stoddard Acquisition Fund, 2003)

Sunday, Oct. 16 — “Picket Fence to Picket Line, Visions of American Citizenship,” ongoing, Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury St.  Just in case you’re not already swelling with patriotic pride, inspired by the splendor of American Democracy and statesmanship in full display on the global stage — WAM’s got your back. Among the city’s polling places since 2014, the museum is clearly all-in on election season. “The exhibition, which just opened Oct. 15, gives each visitor a unique opportunity to consider how our identities as citizens develop within and in response to different spaces.” Free for museum members, the exhibit is set to run through Feb. 5. Admission information, hours and more here.

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Monday, Oct. 17 — New England Patriot Matthew Slater meet-and-greet, 6:30-8 p.m., Peppercorn’s Grille and Tavern, 455 Park Ave.  Speaking of great American patriots, Matthew Slater … was available! We kid because we love. Avid sports fans, of course, know of Mr. Slater’s many impressive exploits: longtime team captain, All-Pro special teams performer, Super Bowl champion. Also, great smile on that guy!


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