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    South End Open Market at SoWa

    Presented by NE Open Markets. LLC at Sowa Open Market, Boston

    May 3 - October 25, 2015

    Every week, 15 to 20 food trucks serve up a variety of mobile cuisines, ranging from grilled cheese sandwiches to brick oven pizza to organic, healthy eats. The Farmers Market is located at 500 Harrison Ave, featuring a mouth watering assortment of locally grown produce, flowers, plants, and gourmet specialty foods. The Arts Market is located at the end of Thayer Street and is a mecca for all ...more

    Ancient Mesopotamian Music

    Presented by Harvard Semitic Museum at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    October 14, 2015

    Richard Dumbrill, Professor Emeritus, Institute of Musical Research, School of Advanced Studies, University of London

    Irving Finkel, Assistant Keeper, The British...more

    Irish Dance and Céilí, directed by Kieran Jordan

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100, Chestnut Hill

    October 15, 2015

    Dances will be taught by Kieran Jordan, a renowned dance performer and teacher as well as a member of the Boston College faculty. Dancers of all ages are welcome to join in, and no prior...more

    Artist Talk: An Evening with Shahzia Sikander

    Presented by Tufts University Art Gallery at Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford

    October 15, 2015

    Join us for a keynote presentation wtih artist Shahzia Sikander on October 15 at 6:00 pm in Alumnae Lounge (in the Aidekman Arts Center).  This presentation is in conjunction with Shahzia's...more

    Music of Johannes Ockeghem, featuring Missa L’homme armé

    Presented by Boston College

    October 15, 2015

    Featuring the Blue Heron Choir, with Scott Metcalfe as director.


    This event is sponsored by the Boston College Music Department and the Jesuit Community. 

    5th Annual John H. Carlson Lecture presented by MIT’s Lorenz Center and the New England Aquarium

    Presented by New England Aquarium

    October 15, 2015

    Watching Water: Nature’s Field Guide to Weather and Climate

    Bjorn Stevens, PhD, director, Atmosphere in the Earth System Department, Max-Planck Institute for Meteorology, and professor,...more

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Lecture

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley

    October 15, 2015

    This annual lecture pays tribute to the legacy of Dr. Reverend Martin Luther King as a Civil Rights leader and his enormous contribution to advancing civil rights in the United States by inspiring...more

    Wishful Thinking – Jessica Brandl

    Presented by Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

    August 18 - October 16, 2015

    “Wishful Thinking” – Jessica Brandl celebrates the great talent of ceramic artist Jessica Brandl as she completes her 2014-2015 residency at the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at...more

    Jazz at the Cabaret Room

    Presented by Boston College Bands

    October 16, 2015

    BC bOp!, Boston College's premiere instrumental and vocal jazz ensemble lights up the night with jazz standards and contemporary favorites.

    Backyard and Beyond: Getting Ready for the Winter

    Presented by The Discovery Museums at The Discovery Museums, Acton

    October 16, 2015

    As the weather gets colder, animals all around us are getting ready for the winter.  This program will use hands-on activities to show how some familiar animals prepare for the coming...more

    Art Exhibition: Ricardo De Lima

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Jewett Arts Center, Wellesley

    September 8 - October 16, 2015

    The Art Exhibition features works by Colombo-Venezuelan artist Ricardo De Lima. Fusing the investigation of visual art and material culture through video, sculpture, sound and programming into a...more

    Raqs Media Collective: Luminous Will

    Presented by School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    September 17 - October 17, 2015

    The question of what is or can be a 'luminous will'—an illuminated, iridescent desire for life itself—is central to the constellation of works that constitute Raqs Media Collective’s...more

    Dogtown Days

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    October 17, 2015

    Join the Friends of Dogtown for the kick off of a weekend celebrating Dogtown!

    This program is free and open to the public. 
    Co-sponsored by the Gloucester Lyceum and the Cape...more

    Namhi Kim Wagner, A Retrospective, Korean Ceramics

    Presented by Lexington Arts and Crafts Society at Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, Lexington

    October 3 - October 17, 2015

    October 3 ~ 17, 2015


    For the past 40 years Namhi Kim Wagner has enhanced the rich history of Korean ceramics with her passion, creative energy, and bold...more

    Family Day at the Davis: Paint + Canvas

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    October 17, 2015

    Paint, canvas, and brushes, oh my! This special Family Day will explore the various materials and processes that artists use to create paintings. Go on a themed scavenger hunt, experiment with...more

    Especially for Me! Free Evening for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum

    Presented by The Discovery Museums at The Discovery Museums, Acton

    October 17, 2015

    Come join in all the fun and explore both museums during this special free evening for families with children on the autism spectrum. Pre-registration required. Visit

    Electric Pilgrims, Immersive Video Projection Project

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community and Emerson College at Midway Studios, Fort Point, Boston

    October 17, 2015

    As previously announced, Fort Point Open Studios weekend will be held Friday through Sunday, October 16th-18th. More than 150 artists will open their studio doors to thousands of visitors as we...more

    The Orlando Consort Vocal Soundtrack to the 1928 Film

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Houghton Chapel at Wellesley College, Wellesley

    October 17, 2015

    RESERVATIONS available, register here

    The Orlando Consort is considered one...more

    Home Movie Day

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive

    October 17, 2015

    Don’t let your films decay—take them to Home Movie Day!

    Greetings, home movie makers and fans! We hope you will join us for our annual screening of your home movies.

    Four Strings Around the World - A Global Tableau of Solo Violin Repertoire

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100, Chestnut Hill

    October 18, 2015

    This event features Irina Muresanu on the violin.   This event is sponsored by the Boston College Music Department.

    Bands of the Beanpot

    Presented by Boston College Bands at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    October 18, 2015

    The Beanpot tradition continues as the four schools of the hockey Beanpot tournament come together for this special performance. The bands of Boston College, Harvard University, Northeastern...more

    Voices of Imani Fall Jam

    Presented by Boston College

    October 18, 2015

    Join Voices of Imani for their annual fall jam concert! The performance will feature opening acts from Boston College a capella groups and a fun, uplifting worship by the choir.

    Immerse: New Watercolors by Ali Cavanaugh at Gold Gallery

    Presented by Gold Gallery

    September 8 - October 18, 2015

    Gold Gallery is pleased to announce "Immerse: New Watercolors by Ali Cavanaugh." The exhibit will include fifteen new watercolor paintings on clayboard by award winning watercolorist, Ali...more

    Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo 2015

    Presented by MICE

    October 17 - October 18, 2015

    Comics are where language and images meet, and independent comics explore the full potential of that medium: fiction, action, memoir, history, humor and more. During MICE, hundreds of indie comics...more

    Poetry Reading by Somerville Poet Laureate Nicole Terez Dutton

    Presented by The Nave Gallery at The Nave Gallery, Somerville

    October 18, 2015

    Readings by Nicole Terez Dutton, named earlier this year as Somerville’s first Poet Laureate. Her collection of poems, If One Of Us Should Fall, won the 2011 Cave Canem Poetry Prize and was...more

    FPAC's 36th Annual Open Studios Event

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community at FPAC Gallery, Boston

    October 16 - October 18, 2015

    The Fort Point Arts Community’s 36th Annual

    Open Studios Weekend

    October 16, 17 and 18, 2015

    Friday Preview 4-7:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday...more

    Art Around Town

    Presented by Sudbury Art Association

    October 17 - October 18, 2015

    Please join the Sudbury Art Association as they celebrate Art Around Town. Over 20 artists will be showing their work at home studios and the Town Hall and the Grange in Sudbury...more

    Cinéphile Sundays: Fresa y Chocolate

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Collins Cinema, Wellesley College, Wellesley

    October 18, 2015

    Directed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea and Juan Carlos Tabio, Fresa y Chocolate (1993), or Strawberry and Chocolate, is the third of five films in the Cuba Si series....more

    How Culturally Enriching Activities Affect Students and Their Values, a lecture by Jay P. Greene

    Presented by Tufts University Art Gallery at Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford

    October 19, 2015

    A lecture by Jay P. Greene, the Distinguished Professor of Education Policy and Department Head, Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas

    An Evening with Boundary-Pushing Choreographer Karole Armitage

    Presented by Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University

    October 19, 2015

    Known as the “punk ballerina,” Armitage is renowned for pushing boundaries to create works that blend dance, music, and art to engage in philosophical questions about the search for meaning....more

    Orlando Consort: Newhouse Salon/Workshop

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Green Hall 237, Wellesley College, Wellesley

    October 19, 2015

    This Newhouse Salon performance and discussion offers the ensemble an opportunity to discuss the genesis of their musical accompaniment for the film La Passion de Jeanne D'Arc and its...more

    Ta-Nehisi Coates: Between the World and Me

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100, Chestnut Hill

    October 21, 2015

    An Atlantic National Correspondent, Ta-Nehisi Coates has penned many influential articles. His George Polk Award-winning Atlantic cover story on slavery and race, "The...more

    Midday Muse: The Orlando Consort All the Ends of the Earth

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Houghton Chapel at Wellesley College, Wellesley

    October 21, 2015

    The 13th century was an exciting time in the western world as major leaps forward were made in the arts and sciences, in religion and education, in law and politics, and in music. At the center of...more

    Starr Forum: Global Refugee Crisis

    Presented by MIT Center for International Studies

    October 21, 2015

    CIS Starr Forum: A public events series on pressing issues in international affairs, sponsored by the MIT Center for International Studies.

    Panelists Include:
    - Jennifer...more

    The Diane Silvers Ravitch Lecture "How to Ruin or Revive Public Education"

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Alumnae Hall, Wellesley

    October 22, 2015

    This program is proudly supported by the Wellesley College Education Department. 

    Wellesley College is proud to welcome Diane Ravitch ‘60 for the inaugural lecture in a new series...more


    Presented by Brookline Booksmith at Brookline Booksmith, Brookline

    October 22, 2015

    Join multi-award winning investigative reporter and author, Hank Phillippi Ryan, as she celebrates the launch of her latest thriller, What You See. Everyone is invited to attend and...more

    Davis Discoveries 17th-Century Dutch Pen-Painting

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    October 23, 2015

    During the 17th century, Willem van de Velde the Elder (1611-1693) developed the subgenre of “pen-paintings.” This process involved drawing detailed pictures with a pen and black pigment...more

    Family Day at Bakalar and Paine Galleries

    Presented by Massachusetts College of Art and Design at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Pozen Center, Boston

    October 24, 2015

    Twice a year, visitors of all ages are invited to Family Day at the Bakalar & Paine Galleries.  Guests may come for a free, fun-filled day of interactive activities and...more

    Trick or Treat to the Beat!

    Presented by New School of Music at New School of Music, Cambridge

    October 24, 2015

    New School of Music hosts a fall open house, with a spooky sing-a-long, musical games, arts and crafts, instrument petting zoo, and trick-or-treating throughout the music studios. Costumes...more


    Presented by Boston Asian American Film Festival

    October 24, 2015

    Have Asian Americans created a new “home” through New Media (streaming, on demand, online)? Advances in technology have changed audiences' access to media—with a tremendous impact on both...more

    Opening Reception "Vincent, Weaver, Gorvett: Gloucester, Three Visions"

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    October 24, 2015

    An exhibition of paintings and prints by Jeff Weaver, Don Gorvett, and the late Peter Vincent.  The opening reception is free and open to the public.

    During the early 1970s, the lives...more

    Music to Live By: A Selection of Vital Songs from the African Diaspora with Titilayo Ngwenya

    Presented by Greater Boston Choral Consortium

    October 24, 2015

    During this lively workshop singers will learn several songs that represent the various musics of the African Diaspora. Our presenter, Titilayo Ngwenya, says,...more

    Mike and Micah Lose a Bunch of Kids in the Woods

    Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club at Loeb Experimental Theater, Cambridge

    October 16 - October 24, 2015

    Mike and Micah are two camp counselors and best friends celebrating one last summer together before entering the real world. Before they get back to said real world, though, they must find the ten...more

    New Music by Boston College Composers

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100, Chestnut Hill

    October 25, 2015

    This event sponsored by the Institute for the Liberal Arts and the Bosotn College Music Department will feature composers Mark Berger, Kevin Cao ’16, Ralf Yusuf Gawlick, Erin...more

    Turning Wood: The Art of the Woodturner

    Presented by Arnold Arboretum at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston

    October 24 - October 25, 2015

    Visit the Arnold Arboretum for a very special exhibition by the Association of Revolutionary Turners (ART), Central New England Woodturners, and Massachusetts South Shore Woodturners. See...more

    James Howard Kunstler: The Long Emergency

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100, Chestnut Hill

    October 28, 2015

    James Howard Kunstler had a successful career as a novelist and journalist. He published his first critique of American architecture and urban planning, The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise...more

    BU Institute for Philosophy & Religion Lecture: Faith and Doubt

    Presented by Boston University Institute for Philosophy & Religion

    October 28, 2015

    Part of the Boston University’s Institute for Philosophy & Religion 2015-2016 Lecture Series, “Faith and Doubt."

    "'The Quality of Its Doubt': T.S. Eliot on Tennyson"...more

    Midday Muse: The Music of World War I A Time of Horror and Hope

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Jewett Auditorium, Wellesley

    October 28, 2015

    This concert features performance faculty Lois Shapiro, Gabriela Diaz and David Russell presenting the works of Debussy, Faure, Janacek, and Ravel in an exploration of the music of The Great...more

    Improbable Places Poetry Tour at Green Meadows Farm

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 28, 2015

    The next stop on Montserrat College of Art’s Improbable Places Poetry Tour is the Green Meadows Farm
    The tour is Montserrat’s way of bringing together student writers, local poets, area...more

    Weimar Cinema Film Series: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Collins Cinema, Wellesley College, Wellesley

    October 28, 2015

    Directed by Robert Wiene, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) jolted post-World War I Germany and catapulted the movement known as German Expressionism into film...more

    Farmers Market @ Kendall Square

    at Kendall Square, Boston

    June 4 - October 29, 2015

    Kendall Square’s annual summer Farmers’ Market opens Thursday, June 4th running weekly through October. This season’s market is better than ever with an emphasis on fresh and local...more

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