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    Opera on The House presents...

    Presented by Opera On The House at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    September 3, 2015

    For our inaugural series, we are presenting an evening of comedic one acts and scenes. Our stories feature viking warriors, an opera company gala gone awry, saucy rascals, and a bathtub.  What more could you want? With two short intermissions, run time is approximately ninety minutes. The program will feature scenes from Thomas and Sally by Thomas Arne, Rosina by William Shield, ...more


    Alice Goffman: On the Run

    Presented by Boston College at Devlin Hall, Chestnut Hill

    September 8, 2015

    Alice Goffman is an American sociologist, urban ethnographer, and assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her book, On The Run: Fugitive Life in an American...more

    For the Greater Glory: Video Premiere

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College, Robsham Theater Arts Center, Chestnut Hill

    September 10, 2015

    Jeremy Zipple, S.J., Boston College alumnus and board member, will premiere his film of For the Greater Glory of God, a dance piece inspired by the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of...more

    Performing Democracy: Private Citizens in the Public Sphere

    Presented by Boston College at Devlin Hall, Chestnut Hill

    September 10, 2015

    The public performance of democracy and theater grew up together in ancient Greece, and their roots are still fruitfully intertwined. As legal scholar James Boyd White reminds us, we want to...more

    Simon Dyer, bass-baritone, Lindsay Albert, piano

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

    September 20, 2015

    Songs by Schubert, Brahms, Shostakovich, and Rorem.


    A Concert of South Indian Music

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

    September 27, 2015

    B. Balasubrahmaniyan, vocals, Sahana Vasudevan, violin, David Nelson, m?da?gam.


    Fiction Days presents Edwidge Danticat

    Presented by Boston College

    September 29, 2015

    Edwidge Danticat, who was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in 1969, is widely considered to be one of the most talented young writers in the United States, celebrated in particular for her...more

    A Conversation with Edwidge Danticat, hosted by Regine Jean-Charles

    Presented by Boston College at Devlin Hall, Chestnut Hill

    September 30, 2015

    Edwidge Danticat is an award-winning writer of Haitian descent whose books include Breath, Eyes, MemoryKrik? Krak! and The Dew...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

    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. 


    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.


    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

    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

    Mirages: The Light and Life of John La Farge through Music

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

    November 5, 2015

    Performers include Charlotte de Rothschild, soprano, and Adrian Farmer, piano.  This concert iwll be teaturing Mirages by Gabriel Fauré and Japanese Songs.  It is in...more

    Michael Roth: Why Liberal Education Matters

    Presented by Boston College

    November 12, 2015

    Michael S. Roth became the 16th president of Wesleyan University in 2007, after having served as Hartley Burr Alexander Professor of Humanities at Scripps College, Associate Director of the Getty...more

    An Afternoon and Evening of Chamber Music

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

    November 22, 2015

    Come for an afternoon and evening of Chamber music at Boston College!  Sandra Hebert will be directing.  The schedule of the day is as follows:

     

    2:00 p.m.—3:00...more

    Music at St. Mary's Christmas Concert

    Presented by Boston College

    December 8, 2015

    Members of the University Chorale of Boston College, John Finney, conductor.


    John La Farge and the Recovery of the Sacred

    Presented by McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College and McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College at McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Chestnut Hill

    September 1 - December 13, 2015

    John La Farge and the Recovery of the Sacred presents more than eighty-five paintings, stained glass windows, and works on paper by one of America’s finest and most complex artists. John...more

    Nathaniel Hawthorne and Frederick Douglass: Texts and Contexts

    Presented by Boston College

    October 15, 2015 - January 24, 2016

    Although they are rarely considered in relation to each other, Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Blithedale Romance (1852) and Frederick Douglass’ “The Heroic Slave” (1853)...more

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