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    Harlem Quartet

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    April 16, 2015

    The Harlem Quartet, praised for its “panache” by the New York Times, is “bringing a new attitude to classical music, one that is fresh, bracing and intelligent,” says the Cincinnati Enquirer. The quartet’s mission is to advance diversity in classical music, engaging young and new audiences through the discovery and presentation of varied repertoire that includes works by ...more


    The African American Experience: Nourishing the Soul Through Music and Food

    Presented by Historic New England and Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    February 2, 2015

    Celebrate black history through musical performances, a panel discussion, and food tastings. Explore the journey of the estimated 12.5 million enslaved Africans to the New World and its...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

    K-T Mass Extinction: What Really Killed the Dinosaurs?

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

    February 3, 2015

     About 66 million years ago, 70 percent of all the species that existed at the time, including the non-avian dinosaurs, became extinct in an apocalypse widely thought to have been caused by a...more

    RACE, SPORT, AND SOCIETY: THE 19TH CENTURY BICYCLING CRAZE

    Presented by Historic Newton

    February 3, 2015

    RACE, SPORT, AND SOCIETY: THE 19TH CENTURY BICYCLING CRAZE
    From 1877 to 1896, the popularity of bicycles increased exponentially, and Newton was in on it from the start with...more

    Richard Blanco Q&A and Reading

    Presented by Emerson College Writing, Literature & Publishing Department

    February 3, 2015

     

    The Emerson College Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing invites you to the WLP Reading Series on Tuesday, February 3,...more

    Reception for Drawing the Line at Atlantic Wharf Gallery

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    February 3, 2015

    DRAWING THE LINEDrawing by Fort Point Arts Community members

     

    January 26—March 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Tuesday February, 3rd 5:00-7:30pm ...more

    Illustration Theme Show: Shakespeare

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery

    February 4, 2015

    This year's theme for Montserrat's Annual Illustration Theme Show is Shakespeare! Current student work is shown alongside faculty, staff, and alumni in a broad range of method and and...more

    Chris Mir Public Artist Talk

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery at Montserrat College of Art Gallery, Beverly

    February 4, 2015

     Please join Christopher Mir for a Public Artist Talk on Wednesday, February 4, at 11:30am at 23 Essex Street, Room 201. Christopher Mir is one of the seven artists that Montserrat College of...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

    Ideas of Order: A Close Reading of Shakespeare's Sonnets

    Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston

    February 5, 2015

    Shakespeare’s Sonnets comprise the greatest single work of lyric poetry in English, as passionate, daring, intimate, and fiery as any love poems we may encounter. But they...more

    Visit the New Lesley University Lunder Arts Center

    Presented by Lesley University

    February 5, 2015

    The new Lesley University Lunder Arts Center is a state-of-the-art complex in Cambridge’s Porter Square created to teach...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

    Opening Reception for the Winter Exhibitions

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    February 6, 2015

     Please join us to celebrate the opening of our winter exhibitions. Explore our new shows while enjoying a glass of wine and a bite to eat. This event is free and open to the public.


    Black Girl (La Noire De...)

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    February 6, 2015

    A Senegalese woman is eager to find a better life abroad. She takes a job as a governess for a French family, but finds her duties reduced to those of a maid after the family moves from Dakar to...more

    Christopher Mir + Joanna Tam SEVEN Reception

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery at Montserrat College of Art Gallery, Beverly

    February 6, 2015

     Christopher Mir is one of the seven artists that Montserrat College of Art Galleries has invited to draw directly onto the seven gallery walls over the course of seven...more

    How Space Makes Place: The Changing Nature of Libraries

    Presented by The Harvard Library and Harvard Graduate School of Design at Gund Hall Lobby, Cambridge

    February 6, 2015

    MetaLAB's documentary about the Harvard Library's offsite depository, Cold Storage, will premiere on campus at the inauguration of the exhibition Icons of Knowledge....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

    Gifts from the HeART at Western Avenue Studios

    Presented by Western Avenue Studios at Western Avenue Artist Studios, Lowell

    February 7, 2015

    Come to Western Avenue Studios and Lofts (122 Western Avenue, Lowell,
    MA) during the First Saturday Open Studios on February 7th between 12-5pm
    for a special event – “Gifts...more

    COMMUNITY WEEKEND AT HISTORIC NEWTON

    Presented by Historic Newton

    February 7 - February 8, 2015

    Saturday and Sunday, February 7 and 8
    COMMUNITY WEEKEND AT HISTORIC NEWTON
    Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to both the Historic Newton museums.

    At the...more

    Winter Sports Clinic

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    February 8, 2015

     Meet the staff of Eastern Mountain Sports and learn the essentials of snowshoeing and cross-country skiing on the Fruitlands fields. Equipment will be available for rentals so you can set...more

    Big Joe the Storyteller at JCC Early Learning Center, Hingham

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    February 8, 2015

    Hailed as “one of the best in the business” by the Boston Globe, Big Joe has been entertaining children and families since 1998 with his exciting storytelling show. Enjoy Big Joe the...more

    Fighting for Freedom: The Civil War and Its Legacies

    Presented by American Repertory Theater at Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge

    February 8, 2015

    Harvard University Professor Timonthy Patrick McCarthy in conversation with Suzan-Lori Parks, playwright, Father Comes Home From the War; Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alphonse...more

    Poetry at the Library

    Presented by Friends of the Concord Free Public Library at Concord Free Public Library, Concord

    February 8, 2015

    Poetry at the Library Series
    Sunday, February 8, 3 pm
    Award-winning poet Karina Borowicz

    Come to a free reading by award-winning poet Karina Borowicz. Her book The Bees are...more

    Faculty Recital featuring Marina Krickler

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    February 9, 2015

    Winchester Community Music School will continue its 2014-15 Faculty Recital Series with French hornist Marina Krickler performing works by Brahms, Schubert, and more. The theme, "Call of the...more

    CONFLICT AND TRANSFORMATION: LIFE IN A 19TH CENTURY TOWN

    Presented by Historic Newton

    February 10, 2015

    CONFLICT AND TRANSFORMATION: LIFE IN A 19TH CENTURY TOWN
    We sometimes romanticize New England towns in the first decades of the 19th century as peaceful, bucolic havens --...more

    Selected Smiles: Serigraph Exhibit by Professor Benjamin Gross

    Presented by Salem State University Center for Creative and Performing Arts

    January 20 - February 11, 2015

    Selected Smiles is a new series of 26 editions of serigraphs with each print directly connected to one of the letters of the alphabet. Happiness, and the outward display of...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

    Nick Criscuolo Public Artist Talk

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery at Montserrat College of Art Gallery, Beverly

    February 12, 2015

    Please join Alumnus Nick Criscuolo '03 for a Public Artist Talk on Thursday, February 12, at 11:30a at 23 Essex Street, Room 201.

    Nick Crisuolo ('03) explores experiential methods...more

    Adam Miller SEVEN Reception

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery at Montserrat College of Art Gallery, Beverly

    February 13, 2015

     Adam Miller is one of the seven artists that Montserrat College of Art Galleries has invited to draw directly onto the seven walls of Montserrat Gallery over the course of seven weeks....more

    Under The Astral Skies

    Presented by 555 Gallery

    January 1 - February 14, 2015

    With Under Astral Skies 555 Gallery presents five bodies of work exploring our fascination with the night sky. Fireworks and moon light from Jim Nickleson, the vast,...more

    February Vacation Week: "Moved"

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    February 14, 2015

     A dance/movement workshop for kids of all ages led by Sarah Slifer Swift. When we say that something “moves” us, we usually mean that it touches us emotionally. Using the sweet...more

    SPIRIT of the EAST, Chinese Guild Member Show

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

    January 31 - February 15, 2015

     January 31 – February 15

     

    Reception: Saturday, January 31, 3 – 5pm

     

    Gallery Hours:  Tuesday-Friday...more

    NewTV Short Film Challenge Kickoff Event!

    Presented by NewTV at NewTV, Newton Highlands

    February 15, 2015

    Attention Newton Students: here’s the challenge - create a 4-7 minute short film during a one-week time period starting February 15 and ending February 22. With a team of your choice, you...more

    Whale Conservation and the Future of Oceans

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

    February 17, 2015

     Whales have long been valued as a source of oil and whalebone. Treated as a commodity throughout history, they are increasingly recognized for their complex forms of communication, even...more

    BOSTON AND THE CIVIL WAR

    Presented by Historic Newton and Newton Free Library at Newton Free Library, Newton

    February 17, 2015

    Tuesday, February 17, 7:00 PM
    BOSTON AND THE CIVIL WAR
    Join local historian and author Barbara F. Berenson on a thrilling and memorable journey at a talk on her new...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

    The Improbable Places Poetry Tour

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery

    February 19, 2015

     What's this tour all about? It's Montserrat College of Art's way of bringing together student writers, local poets, area businesses, and enthusiastic listeners to celebrate the...more

    Pity Party

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 20, 2015

    If you don’t have anything nice to say, this party’s for you. Misery loves company, so come air your grievances with some like-minded pessimists over signature cocktails and catty...more

    Intimate Still Life Paintings: Works by Amy Schuyler Clarkson

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    January 19 - February 20, 2015

     “I love that it is never easy to paint the next painting,” says Amy Schuyler Clarkson, whose quietly radiant watercolors and oils betray neither hesitation nor struggle. The...more

    Kira Seamon's EARTH & SKY

    Presented by Kira Seamon's Photography and Choreography at Traditions of Dedham, Dedham

    February 20, 2015

    As one of the most successful and popular dancer/choreographers in New England (she now has over 225,000 total views of her artistic works including her videos, blogs, films, websites, books,...more

    Mark Hoffmann SEVEN Reception

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery at Montserrat College of Art Gallery, Beverly

    February 20, 2015

     Faculty Mark Hoffmann is one of the seven artists that Montserrat College of Art Galleries has invited to draw directly onto the seven walls of Montserrat Gallery of the course of seven...more

    Kids Making a Difference

    Presented by The Mary Baker Eddy Library and at Mary Baker Eddy Library, Boston

    February 17 - February 20, 2015

    Learn how you can make a meaningful difference in someone else’s life—and have fun, too!

    Join the Library staff, along with kids from the ...more

    The Power of Negative Thinking

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    January 16 - February 21, 2015

    The New Art Center is pleased to announce the opening of The Power of Negative Thinking, an exhibition celebrating the joys of pessimism. The seven featured artists address some of the more...more

    Timothy Bouldry: A Landfill Life

    Presented by Lesley University College of Art and Design

    January 19 - February 22, 2015

    Over the last six years, Timothy Bouldry has dedicated himself to documenting the complex global economy built around garbage, recyclables, and the communities of extremely impoverished adults and...more

    Concert with Guest Artist Volkan Orhon

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    February 23, 2015

    Winchester Community Music School is pleased to present a concert by guest artist and double bassist Volkan Orhon. Mr. Orhon will perform works from his latest CD release with pianist Rose...more

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

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and Boston Public Library 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

    Evolution Matters Series: Natural History Collections and Evolution

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

    February 24, 2015

     Billions of plant and animal specimens are found in natural history collections around the world. The result of nearly 250 years of scientific investigation, discovery, and inventory of...more

    Medical Halacha and Rabbinic Responsa in the Ghettos and Camps During the Holocaust

    Presented by The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    February 24, 2015

    Before the Holocaust, an estimated fifty percent of Eastern European Jewry strictly observed Halacha, the Jewish laws covering nearly every aspect of life. Historically, when rabbis have been...more

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