Jul 28, 2014
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Five Things You Need to Know Today: September 20

A musician performs at EPOCH, a filmmaker talks about music at The Coolidge, and some amateur radio operators will rule the airwaves tonight.

  1. There's a 50 percent chance of showers today, lowering to a 30 percent chance in the evening, based on  National Weather Service predictions for Brookline today. Highs will be about 68ºF, with lows of 58ºF expected in the evening. 
  2. He's a performer, a musician, and a-coming to : will be going on at 3 p.m. As with many EPOCH events, it's free but with limited space, it's best to call Julie Bolt at 617-879-2589.
  3. Prostate cancer is a dangerous illness, and the best way to treat it is with early detecting. To that end, there is a free  at 2014 Washington St in Newton today, at 5 p.m.
  4. Video didn't kill the radio star. The , meeting at  at 6:30 p.m. today will show you how to use ham radio, or even ramp up for a technician-class license from the FCC. 
  5. Beethoven, considered one of the great composers, was deaf. He's not the only one. "" playing tonight at the , with an appearance by the director: Ann Marie “Jade” Bryan. As two musicians are fascinated by a deaf woman whose ideas about music change their own: acceptance as a precursor to love. Tickets run $12, and the show starts at 7 p.m., with an introduction from the director.

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