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    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 communities, and fair trade. Shop unique art, jewelry, clothing, crafts, decor, tribal rugs, & much more. Enjoy "world" music performances, meet our guest artisans, travel the world in one place.

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    Holiday Community Sing

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    December 20, 2014

    Join the Town of Rockport and Rockport Music for the annual holiday sing-along. Free, No tickets required.


    String Sinfonietta Concert

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School at Winchester Community Music School, Winchester

    December 20, 2014

    Join us for the inaugural concert of WCMS’s newly formed String Sinfonietta, an orchestral program just for string players. Dr. Vartan Aghababian conducts students from Winchester,...more

    Suzuki All-School Concert

    Presented by Suzuki School of Newton at First Baptist Church in Newton, Newton

    December 20, 2014

    The students of Suzuki School of Newton will showcase groups performing on piano, guitar, flute, violin, viola, cello, bass, and harp, as well as performances by the preschool, the Early Childhood...more

    Feast Your Eyes

    Presented by Wellesley College

    September 17 - December 21, 2014

    Artfully photographing a meal is not only a recent foodie fad, but taps a long history of feast and famine imagery. Connecting contemporary interest in cuisine with the rich tradition of still...more

    Santa's Workshop

    Presented by Newburyport Chamber of Commerce

    December 6 - December 21, 2014

    Bring the kids down to Inn Street in Downtown Newburyport where they can meet Santa, share their wish list, and get their very own photo taken with Mr. C! Then enjoy strolling around the beautiful...more

    Winter Solstice Celebration

    Presented by Musketaquid Arts & Environment (c/o Emerson Umbrella) at The Old Manse, Concord

    December 21, 2014

    Musketaquid Arts & Environment invites the community to a Winter Solstice Celebration on Sunday, December 21, from 6-7pm at The Old Manse in Concord. Free and open to the public, this...more

    Holiday Marketplace

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

    December 3 - December 24, 2014

     December 3 through December 24, 2014

     

    First Friday, December 5: 10am to 9:00pm

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    35th Annual Boston Israeli Dance Marathon

    Presented by Greater Boston Israeli Dance at Congregation Kehillath Israel, Brookline

    December 24 - December 25, 2014

    35th Annual Israeli Dancing Marathon

    6.00pm Wednesday Dec. 24, 2014 - 4.00am Thursday Dec. 25

    Congregation Kehillath Israel
    384 Harvard...more

    Franklin Evans Exhibit

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    August 26 - December 26, 2014

    Franklin Evans’ site-specific, all-encompassing environments include unstretched canvases, wall paintings, photos, sound, and theoretical texts. Celebrating connections over divisions,...more

    "Pop It Like It's Hot" Pop-Up Shop

    Presented by Revere Hotel at Revere Hotel, Boston

    December 26, 2014

    Pop it like it's hot (chocolate)! The Revere Hotel's gourmet hot chocolate pop-up shop returns! Using hot cocoa mix from Boston’s bean-to-bar chocolate maker, Taza Chocolate,...more

    Family FUNdraiser: MGM's film, The Wizard of Oz

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    December 26 - December 27, 2014

    Headed to the movies this holiday season? What could be better than the classic film, MGM’s “The Wizard of Oz”? Well, seeing it AND supporting Wheelock Family Theatre,...more

    Kennedy Legacy Walking Trail

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    August 14, 2013 - December 31, 2014

    The Kennedy Legacy Walking Trail, located in the heart of the HyArts Cultural District, celebrates the significant role the Kennedy¹s played in shaping the history of Hyannis and Cape Cod....more

    Metal Petals

    Presented by The Artist Gallery at The Roudenbush Community Center

    December 1 - December 31, 2014

    Join photographer and jeweler Laura Doran for MetalPetals. Her altered photography, featuring metal and petals, printed on watercolor paper and mounted on stretched canvas, will be on...more

    "Address Unknown: Traces of Hope" Exhibition

    Presented by Unbound Visual Arts, Inc.

    October 8 - December 31, 2014

    Address Unknown: Traces of Hope represents hope and resiliency in the plight of homelessness. Each of the four artists share an experience with homelessness and through their creativity,...more

    Happy Noon Year

    Presented by Boston Children's Museum at Boston Children's Museum, Boston

    December 31, 2014

    Why wait until midnight to welcome 2014? Start your celebration by making your own party hat and noisemaker and join us as we countdown to the “Noon” year. Enjoy a sparkling New...more

    South Asian Nation's NYE 2015

    Presented by South Asian Nation and Boston Bhangra, Inc at Best Western Royal Plaza Trade Center, Marlborough

    December 31, 2014

    South Asian Nation and Boston Bhangra invite you to the biggest New Year's Eve Party for the coming of 2015! Come to celebrate with your friends and family, or meet new people. With a...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.


    First Night Boston 2015

    Presented by First Night at Copley Square, Boston

    December 31, 2014 - January 1, 2015

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation, First Night Boston 2015 is a day-long festival of art, music, dance, sculpture and fireworks. All First Night outdoor events are free, and admission...more

    Author Roland Merullo and playwright Sinan Ünel read at Lesley University’s Winter Evening Readings

    Presented by Lesley University College of Art and Design

    January 2, 2015

     Roland Merullo recently published “Taking the Kids to Italy,” a hilarious account of one absolutely disastrous Italian vacation in which the Merullo family finds itself neck-deep...more

    Intro to Improvisation Workshop

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    October 18, 2014 - January 3, 2015

    Ever see an improv show and think, "man, that looks like fun?" It is. Come see for yourself. Every Saturday, one of ImprovBoston's top instructors takes participants of every stripe...more

    Newbery-winning Poet Marilyn Nelson to Headline Lesley University’s Winter Evening Readings

    Presented by Lesley University

    January 3, 2015

     Lesley University’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program presents visiting poet Marilyn Nelson, who received the Frost Medal and is a three-time National Book Award...more

    Lorna Simpson

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art at

    September 20, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Opening on September 20 at the Addison Gallery of American Art, Lorna Simpson is a comprehensive retrospective that highlights the main themes and concerns of the influential artist’s...more

    Exterior Spaces, Interior Places

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    September 2, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    The Addison Gallery’s extensive permanent collection offers countless opportunities to create exhibitions that explore interesting connections and contrasts between artworks of various media...more

    Dwight Tryon and American Tonalism

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    September 13, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    This exhibition brings together seven landscape paintings from the 1880s by the American artist Dwight Tryon and sets them within the context of Tonalist works from the Addison’s collection...more

    Authors Jorge Armenteros and Christina Shea to read at Lesley University’s Winter Evening Readings

    Presented by Lesley University College of Art and Design

    January 4, 2015

     Cuban-born psychiatrist and author Jorge Armenteros recently published "The Book of I," the story of Teaston, a painter struggling with schizophrenia who finds himself at the edge...more

    Poet Adrian Matejka and author Pamela Petro to read at Lesley University’s Winter Evening Readings

    Presented by Lesley University

    January 5, 2015

     German-born poet Adrian Matejka is a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist. His most recent book of poems, “The Big Smoke,” was awarded the 2014 Anisfield-Wolf Book...more

    Poet Erin Belieu and author David Elliott to read at Lesley University’s Winter Evening Readings

    Presented by Lesley University College of Art and Design

    January 7, 2015

     Erin Belieu is an accomplished poet whose poems have been featured in publications such as “The New York Times,” “Esquire,” and “The Atlantic Monthly.”...more

    Luminos/C/ity.Ordinary Joy

    Presented by The Cooper Gallery

    December 11, 2014 - January 8, 2015

    In Luminós/C/ity.Ordinary Joy, we explore a visual nexus of African urban subjectivities through an innovative consideration of the Jean Pigozzi Contemporary Art Collection (CAAC)....more

    Drawn From Within

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    December 8, 2014 - January 9, 2015

     “Drawn From Within” is a group show featuring a rather unusual group. Group shows often display the work of contest winners or artists represented by a single gallery, but the...more

    Free January 9 Second Friday

    Presented by Smith College Museum of Art at Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton

    January 9, 2015

    Hands-on! 4–6 pm 
    Art making for ages 4+ with adult (while supplies last)

    Open Eyes 6 pm
    An informal, guided conversation about an art...more

    Caring Partners' Coats for Kids Drive

    Presented by Caring Partners

    November 26, 2014 - January 10, 2015

    Caring Partners’ 20th annual "Coats for Kids" winter coat drive is underway through January 10, 2015, with one simple goal - to help individuals who otherwise wouldn’t be...more

    The Flip Flops at Fayerweather!

    Presented by Fayerweather Street School

    January 10, 2015

    Come jam with the Flip Flops, a brand-new exciting musical duo collaboration between two award-winning Boston singer/songwriters Julie Rama Winslow and Vanessa Trien (both from the popular...more

    Opening Reception: The Power of Negative Thinking

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    January 16, 2015

    In the main gallery, enjoy light refreshments with the artists and curator of The Power of Negative Thinking. Upstairs, in the Holzwasser Gallery, join NAC artist and educator Chuck...more

    Belmont World Film's 12th Annual Family Festival

    Presented by Belmont World Film

    January 16 - January 19, 2015

    Our 12th annual Family Film Festival, entitled "A Cinematic Adventure," touches down again at the Regent Theater in Arlington and the Studio Cinema in Belmont from January 16-19,...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

    Conversation and Clinic with Branford Marsalis

    Presented by Learning from Performers program (Harvard Office for the Arts)

    January 28, 2015

    Saxophonist, composer and bandleader Branford Marsalis—member of the First Family of Jazz with his father Ellis and siblings Delfeayo and Jason—will conduct a conversation on his...more

    An Evening with Kip and Vanilla Chip

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    January 29, 2015

    Join artist Stephen St. Francis Decky in an exploration of his adorably subversive characters and the ways in which they navigate life in a terminally cute world. This interactive event promises...more

    Free Day

    Presented by MASS MoCA

    January 31, 2015

    On a day when our galleries teem with visitors and activities, take a peek behind-the-scenes in every aspect of the museum. Director Joseph Thompson elaborates on the history of our...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

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    February 5, 2015

    Join us for a casual evening of Open Mic music at Starbucks, 542 Main Street, Winchester. All ages, all instruments, and all types of acoustic music are welcome! Individual or small duo/trio...more

    Nancy Dewey | My Peruvian Quest Gallery Exhibit

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    December 5, 2014 - February 6, 2015

     The Multicultural Arts Center will be hosting Nancey Dewey's 'My Peruvian Quest" from December 5 - Febuary 6. The exhibition will include photographs depicting the evolution of...more

    Cynthia Brody | The Subject of Women Gallery Exhibition

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    December 4, 2014 - February 6, 2015

     The Multicultural Arts Center will be hosting the colorful, surreal works of artist Cynthia Brody. Through mixed media, Brody creates a multi-faceted world full of various textures, colors,...more

    Teen Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 7, 2015

    Teens grades 7-10 are invited to join artist and filmmaker Stephen St. Francis Decky for this hands-on workshop. Learn the basics of stop-motion animation, story boarding, and more while creating...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

    Film Screening: Please Don’t Eat the Daisies

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 12, 2015

    Join us for a screening of "Please Don’t Eat the Daisies" (1960), a classic comedy starring Doris Day and David Niven based on Jean Kerr's stories about an art critic and his...more

    The Origins of Maya Civilization: New Insights from Ceibal

    Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology and Museum of Science, Boston at Geological Lecture Hall, Cambridge

    February 19, 2015

    In the 1960s, Gordon Willey and a team of Harvard archaeologists led the investigation of Ceibal, a Maya site in Guatemala. Their research revealed that Ceibal was a very early settlement, one...more

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