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    D Street ArtLAB presents “O Pioneers”

    Presented by Lawn on D

    August 21 - October 31, 2014

    In its inaugural season, the ArtLAB’s curated works will be driven by the theme “O Pioneers,” which celebrates the vision, perseverance, fortitude and creativity of change-makers and innovators. These thoughtful yet accessible exhibits encourage experimentation and interactivity, foster dialogue among diverse populations and emphasize the surprise, fun and joy of public art. The D Street ArtLAB ...more


    Boston Book Festival

    Presented by Boston Book Festival at Copley Square, Boston

    October 23 - October 25, 2014

    The Boston Book Festival celebrates the power of words to stimulate, agitate, unite, delight, and inspire by holding year-round events culminating in an annual, free festival...more

    Boston Book Festival at the French Cultural Center

    Presented by The French Cultural Center and The French Cultural Center at The French Library Alliance Francaise of Boston (FAB), Boston

    October 25, 2014

    The French Cultural Center is proud to participate in the 6th edition of the Boston Book Festival, in partnership with the cultural services of the French Embassy in the US. Throughout the day we...more

    Ametsuchi: An installation and video by Rinko Kawauchi

    Presented by Lesley University

    September 4 - October 30, 2014

    Ametsuchi, translated loosely as “song of the universe,” brings together images of distant constellations and tiny figures lost within landscapes, as well as traditional-style...more

    XIX Boston Ibero-American Film Festival

    Presented by Boston University Romance Studies Department

    October 6 - October 30, 2014

    A month-long film festival celebrating Ibero-American cultures. The films will be presented by consulates of the participating countries: Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, México, Portugal,...more

    Make Way For Ducklings Store Halloween Story Time and Parade

    Presented by Make Way For Ducklings Store at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market), Boston

    October 30, 2014

    Join us at the Make Way For Ducklings Store for stories and songs celebrating Halloween followed by a Parade and Trick-or-Treating around Faneuil Hall Marketplace!


    College Night: MFA After Dark

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    October 30, 2014

    Explore the DARK side of the MFA!

    Ever wonder what the Museum is like. . .after dark? From “Goya: Order and Disorder” to Egyptian mummies, students have the...more

    Höweler + Yoon Architecture reveals Swing Time

    Presented by Lawn on D

    August 21 - October 31, 2014

    Making its debut, “Swing Time” is the highly anticipated interactive lighting-enabled swing-set from award-winning architects Eric Höweler and J. Meejin Yoon of Höweler +...more

    Canstruction 2014

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    October 12 - October 31, 2014

    Canstruction is a charity event and exhibition in which teams of architects, designers, engineers, and contractors compete to display colossal sculptures made out of canned goods. This...more

    "Scared for Good" Halloween Organ Concert

    Presented by Old South Church at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    October 31, 2014

    It's been two years of checking under your bed and sleeping with the light on since Horrific Harry Huff's last hair raising performance of Scared for Good. In a night sure to rattle your...more

    Marine Conservation Action Fund - Supporting Coral Reefs in India and Coastal Dolphins in Africa

    Presented by New England Aquarium

    November 4, 2014

    The Marine Conservation Action Fund (MCAF) is a unique program that supports the New England Aquarium’s commitment to ocean conservation by funding small-scale, high-impact projects across...more

    "Final Sale" Opening Reception

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 6, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present “Economic Racism in Perspective: Past and Present in the US and Germany,” a series of events...more

    Make Music Boston

    Presented by Lawn on D

    August 21 - November 7, 2014

     Live music performances every Thursday and Friday from local talent enliven the area with home-grown indie rock, fiery fiddlers, an electronic marimba and more. Check out The Lawn on D...more

    BU Cinematheque: An Evening with Martin Persiel

    Presented by Boston University at Boston University's College of Communications, Com 101, Boston

    November 7, 2014

    Boston University's Film and Television Department’s Cinemathèque is a series of meetings and conversations with filmmakers/televison-makers and free screenings of important,...more

    Neighborhood Toy Store Day at Make Way For Ducklings

    Presented by Make Way For Ducklings Store at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market), Boston

    November 8, 2014

    Join us for a FULL day of discounts, giveaways, and MORE at the Make Way For Ducklings Store as we celebrate the North End's one and only neighborhood Book and Toy Store!


    Christoph Kreutzmüller: “Kristallnacht and the Destruction of Jewish Commercial Activity in Germany”

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 9, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present “Economic Racism in Perspective: Past and Present in the US and Germany,” a series...more

    Robert A. Margo: "Obama, Katrina, and the Persistence of Racial Inequality”

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 13, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present “Economic Racism in Perspective: Past and Present in the US and Germany,” a series...more

    Penguins as Ocean Sentinels: What Penguins Are Telling Us

    Presented by New England Aquarium

    November 13, 2014

    Penguins are sentinels of the southern oceans, helping humans understand how the planet is responding to global climate change. Natural history, long-term studies and communication of what we...more

    Triumph! Unsung Black Veterans in U.S. History (Duty-Sacrifice-Honor)

    at The Strand Theatre, Boston

    August 14 - November 14, 2014

    Triumph! Unsung Black Veterans in U.S. History (Duty-Sacrifice-Honor) is a three month exhibit that celebrates men and women of color in U.S. history that have contributed to the...more

    BU Cinematheque: An Evening with Dia Sokol-Savage

    Presented by Boston University at Boston University's College of Communications, Com 101, Boston

    November 14, 2014

    Boston University's Film and Television Department’s Cinemathèque is a series of meetings and conversations with filmmakers/televison-makers and free screenings of important,...more

    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Josephine Halvorson

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts

    November 17, 2014

    Josephine Halvorson creates intimate paintings of objects from everyday life, seen close-up. Her subtle, muted images of doorframes, gravestones, blackboards, stoves, and industrial machinery...more

    "The Last Store Standing: Commerce as Force, Symbol and Casualty in the Gentrifying American City"

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 20, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present a series of events scheduled for November 2014 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of 1964...more

    Things That Go Bump in the Night: What Do Whales See?

    Presented by New England Aquarium

    November 20, 2014

    To reduce or eliminate the problem of right whale entanglements in fishing gear, scientists and gear developers have considered the feasibility of enhancing ropes and nets to improve their...more

    BU Cinematheque: An Evening with Sarah-Violet Bliss

    Presented by Boston University at Boston University's College of Communications, Com 101, Boston

    November 21, 2014

    Boston University's Film and Television Department’s Cinemathèque is a series of meetings and conversations with filmmakers/televison-makers and free screenings of important,...more

    Christopher Columbus Park Trellis Lighting

    Presented by Friends of Christopher Columbus Park at Christopher Columbus Park, Boston

    November 24, 2014

    Everyone is welcome at the annual lighting of the wonderful blue and white trellis! There will be music, fun, snacks, and good cheer. 


    Copley Square Tree Lighting

    Presented by Copley Place at Copley Square, Boston

    December 1, 2014

    Boston Common Holiday Tree Lighting

    Presented by Boston Common Frog Pond at Boston Common Frog Pond, Boston

    December 4, 2014

    Narrative/Non-Narrative at FPAC Gallery

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    October 23 - December 4, 2014

    The Fort Point Arts Community Gallery is pleased to announce the second exhibition for the 2014/15 season, Narrative/Non-Narrative: Two Artistic Approaches, featuring the work of Mario Kon...more

    Jamaica Pond and Boston’s Water System – The Early History of the Boston Water System

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society and Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Hunnewell Building, Boston

    December 7, 2014

    From the 1630 settlement of Boston, people needed water supply. Marcis Kempe, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum and an avid water supply historian will discuss the early...more

    Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    December 17, 2014

    Enjoy an evening of art and activities celebrating Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights. Tour the galleries to learn about the Museum's collection of Judaica, sketch in the galleries, and listen...more

    Cultural Survival Bazaar

    Presented by Cultural Survival

    December 19 - December 21, 2014

    A festival of native arts & cultures from around the world. We feature Native artisans and performers, fairly traded products benefiting the livelihoods of artisans, projects in their...more

    Craft and Modernity: Professional Women Artists in Boston (1890-1920)

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts

    November 6 - December 21, 2014

    This exhibition considers craft across media and documents women’s contributions to artistic thought that have been minimized in the art historical discourse. Organized by Boston University...more

    New Faneuil Hall Visitor Center

    Presented by National Park Service: U.S. Department of the Interior at Faneuil Hall, Boston

    May 25, 2012 - January 1, 2015

    The National Park Service visitor center at 15 State Street closed its doors on May 21, 2012 and was replaced by a new, state-of-the-art, visitor center in historic Faneuil Hall on Friday, May 25,...more

    THE ICE

    Presented by First Night at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market), Boston

    December 30, 2014 - January 1, 2015

    "THE ICE" features a collection of interactive, family-friendly ice sculptures complemented by live street theater performances.


    Blink! A Light and Sound Extravaganza

    Presented by Faneuil Hall Marketplace at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market), Boston

    November 22, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Blink! - the state-of-the-art light & sound extravaganza that transforms every inch of America's first open marketplace - returns to Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Marketplace Center for a...more

    Muir String Quartet in Residence at Boston University

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Tsai Performance Center, Boston

    January 23, 2015

    Leoš Janárek: String Quartet No. 1, Kreutzer Sonata
    Claude Debussy: String Quartet in G Minor


    Letters and Photographs from the Battle Country: Massachusetts Women in the First World War

    Presented by Massachusetts Historical Society at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston

    June 12, 2014 - January 24, 2015

    To commemorate the centennial of the outbreak of World War I, the MHS has organized the exhibition Letters and Photographs from the Battle Country: Massachusetts Women in the First World...more

    Back to School: Geography in the Classroom

    Presented by Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Boston

    September 2, 2014 - January 25, 2015

    American schoolchildren have studied geography since the late 18th century. Traditionally viewed as an essential subject for boys’ and girls’ education, geography was taught to...more

    The Bach Institute - Final Concert

    Presented by Winsor Music, Inc.

    January 26, 2015

    This January, after two weeks of intensive practice and outreach performances, the students of the Fourth Annual Bach Institute will present their final concert. The Institute is a collaboration...more

    Small Worlds: Through A Small Glass Window, Works by Josh Falk

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

    October 25, 2014 - February 3, 2015

    Highlighting the intricate beauty of plants and nature, Josh Falk’s “Small Worlds: Through a Small Glass Window” is an ongoing macro-photo series shot with the intent of not only...more

    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Stefan Sagmeister

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Morse Auditorium, Boston

    February 12, 2015

    The New York-based graphic designer’s bold style and careful sense of craft expands to photography, video, bookmaking, murals, installation, and more. He has designed album covers for Lou...more

    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Mickalene Thomas in Conversation with Anna Stothart

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Morse Auditorium, Boston

    March 16, 2015

    New York-based artist Mickalene Thomas in conversation with Anna Stothart, assistant curator at The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Thomas’ portraits of black women and studies of...more

    2014 Abstract Sculpture at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway

    Presented by Armenian Heritage Foundation

    March 26, 2014 - March 25, 2015

    Annually, the Park's Abstract Sculpture, a split dodecahedron, reconfigures in late March in celebration of the immigrant experience - all who were pulled apart from their country of origin...more

    School of Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at 808 Gallery, Boston

    January 29 - March 29, 2015

    Presenting the work of over thirty artists who currently teach at Boston University, this exhibition features a wide range of visual practices, spanning genres and media, from realism to abstract,...more

    Dignity: Tribes in Transition

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts

    January 29 - March 29, 2015

    A collection of iconic black and white portraits by Los Angeles-based photographer Dana Gluckstein, focusing on cultures on the cusp of modernization and decimation as a consequence of...more

    Muir String Quartet in Residence at Boston University

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Tsai Performance Center, Boston

    March 30, 2015

    Antonín Dvorák: Cypresses, B. 11
    Samuel Barber: Dovwer Beach
    Bedridch Smetana: String Quartet No. 1


    Free WGBH Studio Tours

    Presented by WGBH at WGBH, Boston

    February 9, 2010 - Ongoing

    Go behind the scenes for a free 45-minute tour of WGBH's all-digital studios at One Guest Street in Boston's Brighton neighborhood.


    The Contemporary Sculpture Path at Forest Hills

    Presented by Forest Hills Educational Trust at Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston

    May 18, 2011 - Ongoing

    Long before Boston had public parks, Forest Hills Cemetery was created to offer visitors a special place where they could enjoy a magnificent landscape while remembering friends and family....more

    Fridays At Trinity

    Presented by Trinity Church Boston at Trinity Church Boston, Boston

    February 10, 2012 - Ongoing

    Enjoy this weekly series of midday organ concerts featuring innovative programs by recitalists from across the United States and abroad. There is no charge for admission, but we invite a donation...more

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