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    Expanding The Field Of Painting

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    November 1, 2013 - October 1, 2014

    Since the end of the 19th century, painting has gone through a repeated cycle of death and rebirth in the face of artistic innovations such as photography, conceptual art, installation, and digital-imaging technologies.

    At each of these challenges, artists have explored alternative ways of making a “painting” that go beyond the application of paint to a canvas using a brush by diversifying the ...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

    La Maison Fournaise: An Impressionist Hot Spot

    Presented by The French Cultural Center

    October 2, 2014

    The French Cultural Center is honored to welcome Mrs. Marie-Christine Davy for a presentation on La Maison Fournaise, its glorious past and its recent rehabilitation.

    In 1857, Alphonse...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


    Sarah Hill Artist Talk

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 2, 2014

    Sarah Hill encroaches in the emotional exchange between artist and audience. In performance, video and animation, their work describes conflicted ways the body is controlled, trauma is processed...more

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    October 2, 2014

    All ages, all instruments, and all types of acoustic music are welcome to join us for Open Mic Night, hosted by Winchester Community Music School and singer/songwriter Mike Verge! Individual or...more

    Diamonds 101 and Sparkling Wines

    Presented by Boston Date Night

    September 30 - October 2, 2014

    As part of ArtWeek Boston, Boston Date Night presents an evening of dazzling diamonds and sparkling wines with Persona Jewelry+ and Beacon Hill Gourmet.

    Begin the evening with sparkling...more

    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

    Channel Zero Presents "The Mysterious Island" (1929)

    Presented by Channel Zero at Somerville Theatre

    October 3, 2014

    A Silent Steampunk Classic, Unseen in Boston in over eighty years!

    Lionel Barrymore stars as Captain Nemo whose super submarine The Nautilus has been stolen by a power mad Balkan Dictator...more

    Highest Closet Performances

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 3, 2014

    Sarah Hill encroaches in the emotional exchange between artist and audience. In performance, video and animation, their work describes conflicted ways the body is controlled, trauma is processed...more

    Beatlemania and Pop-Up Dining

    Presented by Boston Date Night and The Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre

    October 3, 2014

    Treat yourself to a rockin’ good time with the classic, “A Hard Day’s Night,” starring the world’s most famous rock band, The Beatles, as you enjoy gourmet renditions...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 at

    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

    Highest Closet Performance Art Workshop

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 4, 2014

    Sarah Hill encroaches in the emotional exchange between artist and audience. In performance, video and animation, their work describes conflicted ways the body is controlled, trauma is processed...more

    Wearable Art Extravaganza

    Presented by The Loading Dock Gallery

    October 4, 2014

    Wearable Art Extravaganza in the Onyx Room at Western Avenue: from the mild to the wild. Artists from all media will be creating and showcasing wearable art. Attendees will see everything...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

    HOMESTEAD HAYFEST AT THE JACKSON HOMESTEAD AND MUSEUM

    Presented by Historic Newton at Jackson Homestead

    October 5, 2014

    Join us for a family-friendly outdoor festival at the Jackson Homestead. Try weaving wool into cloth, making your own butter, pressing cider, dipping candles, and more! Learn through hands-on...more

    Korean American Contemporary Artists

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

    September 20 - October 5, 2014

    Korean Cultural Society of Boston (KCSB) presents the 2nd exhibition by Korean American contemporary artists in the Boston area....more

    NT LIVE: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players

    October 5, 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 National...more

    Line Works

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

    September 3 - October 6, 2014

    Anne Briggs' watercolors combine descriptive, lively lines of pen and ink drawing with the interpretative colorful washes of watercolor. In her recent work exhibited in Line Works, Anne...more

    Science on Screen: SOYLENT GREEN

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    October 6, 2014

    Based on the Harry Harrison novel, Make Room! Make Room!, Soylent Green was one of the most popular science fiction films of the 1970s, and remains a cult classic to this day. Flash...more

    "The Gatekeepers." A Jewish Studies Movie Night

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    October 6, 2014

     A screening and discussion of "The Gatekeepers." The film is Dror Moreh's 2012 documentary on Israel's security establishment, the Shin Bet. It is based on a series of...more

    Hear From a Scholar: John Dixon Hunt

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

    October 8, 2014

    Join us and acclaimed landscape historian John Dixon Hunt, Professor Emeritus of landscape architecture at University of Pennsylvania, as he lectures on the attack mode of Little Sparta, artist...more

    JazzFest Falmouth  Dave Zinno Quartet

    Presented by ArtsFalmouth

    October 8, 2014

    All members of the quartet have played with music luminaries including icons Aretha Franklin, Bonnie Raitt, Gary Burton, Esperanza Spalding, Phil Woods, Scott Hamilton, Roy Haynes, Herbie Hancock,...more

    "Film Class" 101 Screening with Anabel Vazguez and Ethan Berry

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 8, 2014

     Anabel Vázquez Rodríguez unearths myth, history and sociopolitical issues through an autobiographical lense. As an artist and a curator, Vázquez Rodríguez creates...more

    History Zero: Film Screening + Conversation

    Presented by School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    October 9, 2014

    On October 9, 7:30 pm, artist Stefanos Tsivopoulos will join SMFA faculty members Jane Gillooly and Tina Wasserman for a conversation and screening of his film, History Zero, which...more

    The Source

    Presented by MASS MoCA

    October 10, 2014

    In July 2013, Private Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison after publishing the largest set of classified documents ever leaked to the public. The conviction...more

    Columbus Day Weekend Flea Market

    Presented by Harvard Schools Trust at Bromfield School

    October 11, 2014

    Featuring a treasure trove of antiques and collectibles, the Harvard Flea Market boasts over 170 booths filled with vintage jewelry, Blu-ray DVDs, video games, books, pottery, oriental rugs,...more

    Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Verdi - Macbeth

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    October 11, 2014

    Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Željko Lucic’s doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met. Adrian...more

    Gary Lucas: The Goddess

    Presented by MASS MoCA

    October 11, 2014

    Magical guitarist Gary Lucas performs his original live score to a touchstone of Chinese cinema. Directed by Wu Yonggang and starring the incomparable Shanghai diva Ruan Lingyu, The Goddess (1934)...more

    Dance at the Cinema: BODAS DE SANGRE/SUITE FLAMENCO

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    October 12, 2014

    Teatro Real, Madrid
    Recorded May 9, 2011

    Antonio Gades took a huge step forward for Spanish dance with the creation of his ballet Blood Wedding, or Bodas de Sangre,...more

    Works most artful & ingenious: Embroidery by Ann Grey

    Presented by Atwood House Museum and Atwood House Museum

    August 1 - October 12, 2014

    Highly original and strikingly beautiful contemporary needlework is the subject of Works most artful & ingenious: Embroidery by Ann Grey, the first comprehensive exhibition of this Chatham...more

    Fall Migrants at Broadmoor

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

    October 12, 2014

    What is going on in the fall with your neighborhood birds? Who is staying and who is going? What bird is making that call or song? Do the males and females look alike? Fall Migrants at Broadmoor...more

    Sukkot Community Celebration

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    October 12, 2014

    Sukkot is a time to gather and surround ourselves with nature. Gather up materials to decorate the sukkah, join together to shake a lulav (palm branch), and shake your body to...more

    Harvest Weekend

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum

    October 11 - October 12, 2014

    Enjoy the abundance of the New England landscape in this weekend celebration of the autumn harvest! Learn about Native American gardening and how local Native peoples prepared for the winter long...more

    HONK! Festival of Activist Street Bands

    Presented by HONK! Festival at Davis Square

    October 10 - October 12, 2014

    HONK! is a rousing spectacle featuring social activist street bands from all over who come together to share their different approaches to merry making while also instigating positive change in...more

    13th Annual Opening Our Doors

    Presented by The Fenway Alliance at Christian Science Plaza

    October 13, 2014

    Discover your inner culture maven at The Fenway Alliance's 13th annual Opening Our Doors in the Fenway Cultural District. Help paint the mural "You Are Needed"; see "Sparkle and...more

    Masters of Illusion: Believe the Impossible

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    October 15, 2014

    Believe the Impossible! Nothing beats the experience of seeing a magic show in person. You’ll see grand illusions, levitating women, appearances and vanishes, escapes, comedy magic, sleight...more

    Art of the Day: Circa 1946: Charles Sheeler, Ballardvale

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    October 15, 2014

    Join us for any or all of the lectures in this three-part series about acquisitions of contemporary art throughout the Addison's history. Charles H. Sawyer Curatorial Assistant | Librarian |...more

    Rappaport Prize Lecture: Liz Deschenes

    Presented by deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum at Mass College of Art Tower Auditorium

    October 16, 2014

    Join artist Liz Deschenes and deCordova's community at her evening lecture at the Tower Auditorium at MassArt.

    Deschenes is the 2014 recipient of deCordova's prestigous Rappaport...more

    Fort Point Arts Community Fall Open Studios Group Show

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    October 16, 2014

    Please stop by the FPAC Gallery to see work by over 50 artists participating in Fort Point Arts Community's Fall Open Studios. The opening reception will be October 16th, 5-7pm, with...more

    MassArt Presents Family Day!

    Presented by MassArt

    October 18, 2014

    Twice a year, visitors of all ages are invited to Family Day! Drop in for a free, fun-filled day of interactive activities and artmaking designed and guided by MassArt students and gallery...more

    Reverb: New Arts from Greece

    Presented by School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    September 9 - October 18, 2014

    Reverb presents eleven emerging and mid-career Greek artists whose works reflect the way artists are currently interpreting the reverberations of social, political, and economic conditions...more

    Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Mozart- Le Nozze di Figaro

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    October 18, 2014

    Met Music Director James Levine conducts a spirited new production of Mozart’s masterpiece, directed by Richard Eyre, who sets the action of this classic domestic comedy in a 19th-century...more

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