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    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 third year. This magical and unforgettable light show uses over 350,000 LED lights to illuminate Boston's skyline - to the song stylings of the Holiday Pops - in a seven-minute spectacle that runs continuously each ...more

    The Bill of Rights: Ten Amendments in Eight Motets, by Neely Bruce

    Presented by Festival Harmony at Faneuil Hall, Boston

    November 30, 2014

    Come hear a musical setting, for chorus and chamber orchestra, of the Bill of Rights by composer Neely Bruce. The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution are a major legacy of our...more

    Jewelry Showcase

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC) at Made in Fort Point Store, Boston

    November 14 - December 1, 2014

     Jewelry Showcase November 6th-December 2nd
    Get a head start on your holiday shopping and peruse necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings in metals, precious stones, amber, glass, and...more

    Commonwealth Avenue Mall Lighting

    Presented by Boston Parks and Recreation Department

    December 1, 2014

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh will join Back Bay residents at Arlington Street for the lighting of Commonwealth Avenue Mall at 5 p.m. on Monday, December 1.

    Trees along the Mall will be...more

    Copley Square Tree Lighting

    Presented by Friends of Copley Square at Copley Square, Boston

    December 2, 2014

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and The Friends of Copley Square will celebrate the holidays with the annual Copley Square Tree Lighting on Tuesday, December 2,...more

    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

    Odyssey Opera and BMOP Join Forces for Fantastic Mr. Fox

    Presented by Odyssey Opera and Odyssey Opera at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    December 7, 2014

     For one performance only, Fantastic Mr. Fox unites Odyssey Opera, BMOP, the Boston Children’s Chorus, and some of today’s top vocal performers including baritone John Brancy and...more

    That Land Was My Family's Land: A Legal and Historical Struggle Against Nazi Crimes

    Presented by Northeastern University School of Law

    December 10, 2014

    For the past 23 years, Peter Sonnenthal has been fighting in German courts for the restitution of property that belonged to his Jewish ancestors. At stake is prime real estate in the upscale...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

    The Boston Common Frog Pond Skating Spectacular

    at Boston Common Frog Pond, Boston

    December 4 - December 31, 2014

    Join The Skating Club of Boston at The Boston Common Frog Pond for a FREE world-class figure skating show!

    The 2014 performances of The Boston Common Frog Pond Skating Spectacular will be...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


    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.


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

    November 22, 2014 - January 3, 2015

    Faneuil Hall Marketplace will be aglow this season with the annual lighting of the Holiday Tree, boasting once again the largest tree in all the Northeast.   On Saturday, November 22,...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

    Opera Night at the BPL: Musical Nationalism and Folklore in Opera

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) at Boston Public Library, Abbey Room, Boston

    February 24, 2015

    Themes of nationalism, folklore, and folk music weave a rich musical texture with a deeply moving storyline to make Kátya Kabanová one of Janácek’s most...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

    Family Concert: Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO)

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    April 25, 2015

    BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall.

    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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