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    Evelyn Rydz: Forever Yours

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

    April 19 - September 14, 2014

    SMFA Traveling Fellow adn alumna Evelyn Rydz explores America's coasts, photographing the manufactured remnants of modern life that wash up on the shoreline. Photographs and delicate drawing from her travels to Kamilo Point, Hawaii are the focus of this exhibition. Nature's attempt to reclaim these cast-offs fascinates Rydz, who draws our attention to their transformation on their long journey along the ...more


    Dance at the Cinema: BALANCHINE/MILLEPIED (Ballet)

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    September 21, 2014

    From the Paris Opera Ballet. This encounter between two great French composers and two choreographers from the New York City Ballet, its founder George Balanchine and former student Benjamin...more

    The Two Gentlemen of Verona

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center

    September 19 - September 21, 2014

    For the first time in almost 50 years, Royal Shakespeare Company is performing the entirety of Shakespeare’s exuberant romantic comedy, Two Gentleman of Verona. Valentine and Proteus are...more

    stART on the Street: Fall Edition

    Presented by stART on the Street

    September 21, 2014

    stART on the Street continues with more then 250 arts and crafts vendors, stage and street performers, food trucks and restaurants (vegan and vegetarian options will be available),...more

    Boston's Hub On Wheels afteparty and Music Festival

    Presented by Wonkka Productions at City Hall Plaza

    September 21, 2014

    Directly following Boston's Hub on Wheels ride where 10,000 cyclists converge on the city for a morning ride there will be a free party/music festival at Boston's City Hall Plaza with live...more

    South End Open Studios

    Presented by United South End Artists

    September 20 - September 21, 2014

    United South End Artists presents the 28th annual South End Open Studios, Boston’s premier open studios event Saturday & Sunday September 20 & 21. A back-stage pass that...more

    Science on Screen: CHILDREN OF MEN

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    September 22, 2014

    Hailed by The New York Times as a “superbly directed political thriller...about a nervously plausible future,” Children of Men immerses us in a world engulfed in...more

    "Ways to Live Forever" movie screening

    Presented by World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation at Somerville Theatre

    September 23, 2014

    Join us for a special screening of the British feature film, Ways To Live Forever. Starring Robbie Kay (ABC's Once Upon a Time, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger...more

    Children’s Art Centre Centennial Celebration

    Presented by United South End Settlements' Children's Art Centre at Children's Art Centre

    September 23, 2014

    United South End Settlements’ Children’s Art Centre is an extraordinary place tucked behind a historic gate in the South End. Under a vaulted ceiling, youngsters create and experience...more

    Who Is Dayani Cristal?

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre

    September 24, 2014

    The story of a migrant who found himself in the deadly stretch of desert known as “the corridor of death” that shows how one life becomes testimony to the tragic results of the U.S....more

    Reel Rock 9 Film Tour 2014

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre

    September 25, 2014

    Now in its ninth year, the REEL ROCK Film Tour features a special presentation of the highly-anticipated feature-length film “Valley Uprising.”

    The greatest untold story of...more

    Artist Lecture: Julian Voss-Andreae presents Sculpture Inspired by Proteins, Physics and People

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum

    September 25, 2014

    Art and science collide and combine in painter-turned physicist-turned sculptor Julian Voss-Andreae’s studio. Starting out as a painter Julian Voss-Andreae changed course as a young man and...more

    Parks and Recreation at Atlantic Wharf Gallery

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    July 14 - September 26, 2014

    FPAC’s newest exhibition at Atlantic Wharf gallery embraces the spirit of summer. Parks & Recreation features art that kicks off its shoes, gets outdoors, catches a breeze, and...more

    Opening Reception - Arlington Open Studios

    Presented by Arlington Center for the Arts at Arlington Center for the Arts

    September 26, 2014

    Come join us at the Arlington Center for the Arts for the opening reception of our 15th Annual Open Studios! There will be 80+ artists sharing their arts and crafts all under one roof in the...more

    Harvest Party

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    September 27, 2014

    There’s no better place to enjoy the brisk fall weather than the Harvest Party at Old Sturbridge Village on September 27. Take in the sights, sounds, and experiences of the season around the...more

    Friends' Day

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    September 27, 2014

    Adults $24.00
    Seniors (65 and over) $22.00
    Youths (3-17) $8.00
    Children age 2 and under Admitted Free


    Ambient Folklore

    Presented by Worcester Center for Crafts

    August 7 - September 27, 2014

    Worcester Center for Crafts and guest curator Luis Antonio Fraire present Ambient Folklore, the work of nine distinctive artists who intend instant visual communication in their work. Each...more

    JazzFest Falmouth - The Birth of the Blues Recital and Lecture by Robert Wyatt

    Presented by ArtsFalmouth at Highfield Hall

    September 27, 2014

    Steinway Artist Robert Wyatt, an expert on Gershwin, has performed throughout the United States and internationally, gathering critical acclaim for sensitive and colorful solo and chamber music...more

    "WINDOWS ON EARTH"

    Presented by Gallery Seven at Gallery Seven

    August 20 - September 27, 2014

    Windows on Earth: Photographs by Astronauts on the International Space Station on display at Gallery Seven through September 27th.  Proceeds from the show will support...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS: Great Old Trees of Newton Centre

    Presented by Historic Newton

    September 28, 2014

    Great Old Trees of Newton Centre
    Newton has many beautiful old trees, and they can tell the story of the city’s development just as well as its buildings. Marc Welch, Director of Urban...more

    iFest - See, Hear, Taste, Experience the Best of Ireland

    Presented by iFest Ltd. at Seaport World Trade Center

    September 26 - September 28, 2014

    iFest, a three day festival of contemporary Irish Culture, comes to the prestigious Seaport World Trade Center, Boston from September 26th - 28th 2014. 

    With three entertainment...more

    Spirit Books Exhibition & Book Launch

    Presented by Essex County Greenbelt Association

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    Exhibition of The Spirit Books, one-of-a-kind sculptural handmade books cradled in twigs, branches, vines, and roots, to celebrate the launch of The Spirit Books book which contains images and...more

    Manhattan Short Film Festival at Rockport Music

    Presented by Rockport Music

    September 28, 2014

    Unlike any other festival, The Manhattan Short Film Festival invites you—the viewer—to vote for the festival’s winner! The festival takes place in 250 cities across 6 continents...more

    The Craft Festival at Fruitlands

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    Come check out our 4th Annual Craft Festival in partnership with the Worcester Center for Crafts. Craftsmen from all across New England are onsite for this juried...more

    Design Exchange Boston (DxB)

    Presented by AIGA Boston

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    Design Exchange Boston (DxB) is a two-day design and innovation conference dedicated to celebrating the impact of design. The DxB experience explores the ideas, work and strategies currently...more

    The Fall Festival at Gore Place

    Presented by Gore Place at Gore Place

    September 28, 2014

     Food trucks, beer tent, live music, antique cars, wagon and miniature train rides, and a crazy pumpkin drop are featured at the first annual Fall Festival at Gore Place. Admission: $10,...more

    Trails & Sails: Two Weekends of Walks & Water

    Presented by Essex National Heritage Commission

    September 19 - September 28, 2014

    Explore Essex County’s cultural, historic, and natural sites during two weekends of 150+ FREE events! Enjoy a variety of walks, guided hikes, sails,...more

    #i{craft}history Celebration

    Presented by Plimouth Plantation at Plimoth Plantation

    September 25 - September 28, 2014

    Plimoth Plantation will be holding the FIRST #icrafthistory WEEKEND to celebrate the launch of its Craft Center and Plimoth Bread Company from 9/27-9/28! PLYMOUTH RESIDENTS ARE FREE that weekend!...more

    Cinema Jukebox: STOP MAKING SENSE

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    September 29, 2014

    Universally acclaimed as one of the best concert films ever made, Stop Making Sense documents the groundbreaking Talking Heads at their peak and was directed by Jonathan Demme.


    Ulterior motive: Cartoons by James Crane

    Presented by Boston University School of Theology

    July 23 - September 29, 2014

    Through simple statements, and intricate black-and-white line drawings, Jim Crane comments on theology, ecology, politics, and the human condition. His cartoons, created in the 1950s and 1960s...more

    Watercolors in Nature

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

    May 6 - September 30, 2014

    Let the beauty of nature inspire your painting! Watercolors are a great way to experience nature and brighten up a day. Explore the use of textures, lines, colors and more. Bring your own painting...more

    Ye Olde Freedom Tour -- Resistance and Rebellion in Historic Boston

    Presented by Ye Olde Boston Tours

    May 16 - September 30, 2014

    Join us as we walk along Boston's Freedom Trail to hear unique stories about resistance and rebellion in Boston and to see key sites from the American Revolution. Our Freedom Trail tours are...more

    Sarah Berry: "Castoffs & Containers" Curated Art Exhibition

    Presented by Unbound Visual Arts, Inc.

    July 17 - September 30, 2014

    Unbound Visual Arts, Inc., and Athan's Bakery and Cafe are pleased to present the opening of Sarah Berry: Castoffs & Containers at the Athan’s Café Art...more

    Tree/House/Retreat: Art embodying retreat and sanctuary

    Presented by Newton Open Studios

    August 21 - September 30, 2014

    We're turning the 2nd floor of City Hall into a summer retreat. You'll see photography, pastels, paintings and more, all on the theme of sanctuary and retreat.

    Join the artists for...more

    Summer Selective 2014, Juried Show

    Presented by Newton Open Studios at NewTV

    July 24 - September 30, 2014

    Our second annual summer juried showcase of six Newton Open Studios artists, organized by NOS. The artists and the works have been selected by juror Kathleen Smith Redman, Exhibitions Director at...more

    JazzFest Falmouth - The New Black Eagle Jazz Band

    Presented by ArtsFalmouth

    September 30, 2014

    The Grammy-nominated Black Eagles have delighted audiences with New Orleans style jazz, ragtime, gospel, and blues for over 40 years. Their music has been featured in Ken Burns documentaries, NPR...more

    Urban Timber: From seed to city

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    August 1 - September 30, 2014

    This exhibition celebrates wood as New England’s most sensible and abundant choice of material for urban building, highlighting its flexibility and technical...more

    Henry W. Kendall Photography Exhibition

    Presented by Norfolk Charitable Trust Archive

    August 6 - October 1, 2014

    50 years of photography by distinguished physicist, environmental activist, and world-class mountaineer. His masterful photographs capture his many climbing and diving expeditions and reflect his...more

    Poet in the Park

    Presented by deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum at deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum

    October 2, 2014

    Join us for the final installment of our Poet in the Park Series! Charles Simic, Pulitzer Prize winner and US Poet Laureate, will close out our program with a reading from his work and a...more

    NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    October 2, 2014

    The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic’s history, Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live from their London home by...more

    Manhattan Short Film Festival 2014

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre

    October 2, 2014

    100,000+ film lovers in over 300 cities gather in Cinemas, Museums and Universities across 6 continents for 1 purpose: View & Vote in the 17th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Fest


    In the House and On the Web: 21st-century Strategies For Interpreting Historic Interiors

    Presented by Nichols House Museum

    October 3, 2014

    On Friday, October 3, five speakers from Europe and the United States will come together to share experiences from their museums and heritage sites which have successfully integrated technology...more

    “Rockin’ The Wall”—How Music Changed The World: Boston Premiere!

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre

    October 3, 2014

    The documentary feature, Rockin’ the Wall, is the compelling story of rock and roll’s part in bringing down the Berlin Wall and smashing the Iron Curtain. Told from the...more

    JazzFest Falmouth - Catherine Russell in Concert

    Presented by ArtsFalmouth

    October 4, 2014

    Grammy-winner Catherine Russell, one of the foremost interpreters of mid-century 20th century American music, is a genuine jazz and blues vocalist – who can sing virtually anything. She has...more

    South Shore Habitat for Humanity

    Presented by South Shore Habitat for Humanity

    October 4, 2014

    South Shore Habitat for Humanity, in partnership with the Braintree Area Local Partnership Committee, is hosting an Arts & Craft Fair Saturday, October 4, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at...more

    Global WarNing

    Presented by 555 Gallery

    September 4 - October 4, 2014

    This exhibition presents two perspectives on the true costs of carbon-based fuel production in the 21st century. The first by Garth Lenz explores the environmental costs related to the pending US...more

    Apple Days

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    Old Sturbridge Village presents a weekend full of apple-related activities including apple picking, orchard tours, and cider-making at the ox-powered cider mill. You can try tasting heirloom apple...more

    Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo (MICE)

    Presented by Boston Comics Roundtable and Lesley University College of Art and Design

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo was established in 2010 to create a showcase space for artists and writers in the greater-Boston area working in the field of comics. The event is a joint...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON OCTOBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    HISTORIC NEWTON OCTOBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND
    Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to both of the Historic Newton museums. At the Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington...more

    Wearable Art 2014 - MassArt Fashion

    Presented by Massachusetts College of Art and Design

    September 15 - October 5, 2014

    Fashion is art. If you don't believe us, check out "Wearable Art 2014" featuring work by students from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. The exhibit showcases MassArt...more

    Manhattan Short Film Festival

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    September 28 - October 5, 2014

    The Manhattan Short Film Festival is a unique experience, extending beyond its headquarters in New York City by inviting participating venues worldwide to screen entries and allow audience voting...more

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