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    Visiting Masterpiece: Gustav Klimt’s Adam and Eve

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

    January 17 - April 27, 2015

    For the first time in its history, the MFA will exhibit a painting by Gustav Klimt—among the most important artists of the early 20th century.

    Adam and Eve (1917–18) will be on loan from the Belvedere Museum in Vienna as part of the MFA’s Visiting Masterpiece series, giving visitors a taste of the artist’s signature style, including his sensuous ...more


    Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    April 30, 2015

    The work of Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox has been viewed on the ensemble’s YouTube channel well over a hundred million times. Most of those doing the viewing, however, are not...more

    Hanging Nasturtiums

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

    April 1 - April 30, 2015

    Cascades of blossoming nasturtium vines make their brief but dramatic appearance above the Courtyard, celebrating the arrival of spring at the Gardner Museum. (Nasturtium blooms last about three...more

    Alisa Weilerstein, cello and Inon Barnatan, piano

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    May 1, 2015

    Cellist Alisa Weilerstein’s breathtaking technique, combined with passion and musicianship, make her one of today’s most exciting artists. Her frequent collaborator, Inon Barnatan, is...more

    Chris Hardwick

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 1, 2015

     Chris Hardwick is a stand-up comedian, chart-topping podcaster, television personality, contributor for Wired magazine, and creative head of the multiplatform media behemoth known as Nerdist...more

    Gallery Exhibition - Johanna Harmon: Exploring The Poetic Figure

    Presented by Newbury Fine Arts

    April 17 - May 1, 2015

    Please join us for the opening reception honoring OPA award-winning artist Johanna Harmon. The evening will feature a special artist's talk during the premiere unveiling of 25 new oils. Each...more

    A Spectrum of Ideas

    Presented by Suffolk University

    May 1, 2015

    Embracing the broad spectrum of ideas and materials that defines contemporary art, the Senior Thesis show of Fine Arts students at the New England School of Art and Design/Suffolk University...more

    James Montford Silent Performance

    Presented by Boston Center for the Arts (BCA)

    May 1, 2015

    On Friday, May 1st, the Mills Gallery at the Boston Center for the Arts presents “Silent Performance,” a powerful experiential art piece by artist James Montford during the...more

    Authors in the House

    Presented by GrubStreet at Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston

    May 1, 2015

    Readers, writers and those who want creative, interactive entertainment are invited to join GrubStreet’s Muse and the Marketplace Conference attendees at Authors in the House, Friday,...more

    The Beautiful and the Grotesque: Inspired by Leonardo da VinciThe Bea

    Presented by Jaggery

    May 1, 2015

    Boston-based avant-pop quintet Jaggery presents an evening of original music exploring themes in the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci on special exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston....more

    Jaggery Presents The Beautiful and the Grotesque: Inspired by Leonardo da Vinci

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

    May 1, 2015

    Boston-based avant-pop quintet Jaggery presents an evening of original music exploring themes in the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci. The band will perform a song cycle in their characteristic...more

    Come Back, Little Sheba

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    March 27 - May 2, 2015

    When Doc and Lola Delaney rent a room in their cluttered Midwestern home to Marie, a vivacious college student, her youthful energy stirs up forgotten dreams and missed opportunities. Visionary...more

    Bernard Haitink conducts Schumann, Mozart and Brahms featuring pianist Maria Joao Pires

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    April 30 - May 2, 2015

    For the final concerts of the season, Bernard Haitink is joined by the eminent Portuguese pianist Maria Jo?o Pires-in her first BSO appearances since 1999-for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23,...more

    The Diary of Anne Frank

    Presented by Boston Children's Theatre at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    April 18 - May 2, 2015

    One of the most poignant plays of our generation, The Diary of Anne Frank tells the honest story of a young Jewish girl in Amsterdam hiding from the Nazi’s during World War...more

    City of Angels

    Presented by The Lyric Stage Company of Boston at The Lyric Stage Company, Boston

    March 27 - May 2, 2015

    Set in the seductive Hollywood of the 1940s, City of Angels chronicles the misadventures of Stine, a disillusioned young novelist attempting to write a screenplay for a tyrannical movie...more

    Betty Bam!

    Presented by imaginary beasts at BCA Plaza Black Box, Boston

    April 10 - May 2, 2015

    A knock at the door followed by an accusation of an undisclosed crime forces Betty Bam to engage in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with her would-be pursuers. Charming Betty will take on many...more

    EXULTET! (Boston)

    Presented by Cappella Clausura at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Boston

    May 2, 2015

    Evocative music of Arvo Pärt, Eric Whitacre, Hildegard von Bingen and distinguished Welsh composer Hilary Tann.  We are honored to present the New England premiere of Tann’s...more

    Art of the Weave

    Presented by Dover Rug and Home

    May 2, 2015

    WHERE EVERY RUG TELLS A STORY AND EVERY PATTERN HAS A HISTORY…

    Please join us as we partner to present a hands-on experience in the art form of traditional rug making and textile...more

    Fragrant Stream Chinese Classical Music

    Presented by Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    May 2, 2015

    Chinese traditional music from the mid-16th century along with recent compositions, performed by virtuoso Chinese traditional instrumentalists.


    Wendy Williams

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 2, 2015

    Mother, wife, media mogul, entrepreneur, performer and best- selling author, Wendy Williams is best known for her long- running talk show “The Wendy Williams Show”. The nationally...more

    Betty Barn by Daniil Kharms

    Presented by Imaginary Beasts

    May 1 - May 2, 2015

    Catch the final week of the critically acclaimed Imaginary Beasts’ production of Betty Bam!, appropriate for ages 13 and up. Join us for a special talkback following...more

    The Raven’s Trail: A Walking Tour of Poe’s Boston

    Presented by ArtWeek Boston

    May 2, 2015

    The Raven’s Trail: A Walking Tour of Poe’s Boston: This 90-minute tour explores Poe’s connections to Boston, from his birth here in 1809 to his return as a young man in 1827...more

    Haydn The Creation

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    May 1 - May 3, 2015

    Inspired by Haydn’s trips to England, where he first heard Handel’s oratorios, The Creation is widely considered Haydn’s crowning masterpiece. Based on both the biblical...more

    The Cripple of Inishmaan

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210, Boston

    April 29 - May 3, 2015

    A dark comedy in the great tradition of Irish storytelling set on a remote Irish island in 1934. As word arrives on Inishmaan that a Hollywood director is coming to the neighboring island of...more

    Unitas Ensemble presents: Destined to be Classics

    Presented by Unitas Ensemble at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    May 3, 2015

    We hope you will join us in the beautiful sanctuary of Copley's Old South Church as we present the wonderful music of Latin America to Boston. Artistic Director...more

    Muse and the Marketplace 2015

    Presented by GrubStreet at Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston

    May 1 - May 3, 2015

    The Muse and the Marketplace is a three-day literary conference designed to give aspiring writers a better understanding about the craft of writing fiction and non-fiction, to prepare...more

    Todd Rundgren - Global Tour 2015

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 3, 2015

    The 25th solo studio album of his career, "GLOBAL", scheduled for release on April 7 in North America and April 6 in the rest of the world, is a stunning contemporary fusion of styles -...more

    Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg: Rodin

    Presented by Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College at Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College, Boston

    May 2 - May 3, 2015

    Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg returns to the Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theater with the Boston premiere of Rodin, a full-length ballet that is based on the life of French sculptor...more

    Chu Chun Jean Huang DMA Violin Recital

    Presented by New England Conservatory at New England Consevatory, Boston

    May 3, 2015

    This recital is in fulfillment of the requirements for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree. Recitals by doctoral students are a somewhat different affair. In the course of completing the Doctor...more

    Butch Walker

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 4, 2015

    Butch Walker’s latest album, Afraid of Ghosts, debuted at #1 on the Top New Artists chart when it was released last month on Dangerbird Records. Butch is a prolific recording artist &...more

    Louis Pasteur and the Evolution of Vaccine

    Presented by The French Cultural Center at The French Library Alliance Francaise of Boston (FAB), Boston

    April 1 - May 4, 2015

    In recognition of World Immunization Week, The French Cultural Center is delighted to shed light on Louis Pasteur and the remarkable breakthroughs he made in the prevention and treatment of...more

    A Taste of Don Giovanni

    Presented by Boston Center for Adult Education and Boston Lyric Opera at Boston Center for Adult Education, Boston

    May 4, 2015

    Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) team up to lead a lively armchair tour through Mozart’s Don Giovanni – the latest BLO production....more

    Art of the Cocktail

    Presented by Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at Mills Gallery at the BCA, Boston

    May 4, 2015

    The Boston Center for the Arts and food and cocktail blogger Dr. Markeya Williams host an evening where the creativity of cocktails and visual art collide...more

    Second Annual PreXFenway

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company and The Fenway Alliance

    May 4, 2015

    Are you an Agitator or an Innovator? Interested in hearing how people are disrupting to make change?

    If yes, The Fenway Alliance invites you to the Second Annual PreXFenway. This year, in...more

    A Taste of Don Giovanni

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) at Boston Center for Adult Education, Boston

    May 4, 2015

    Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and theBoston Center for Adult Education(BCAE) team up to lead a lively armchair tour through Mozart’s Don Giovanni – the latest BLO production....more

    Jazz Lounge at The Bristol: Ludovica String Quartet

    Presented by The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston at The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston, Boston

    May 5, 2015

    This spring, something new blossoms at Four Seasons Hotel Boston: Jazz Lounge at The Bristol, a live performance series showcasing Boston’s top emerging artists in the...more

    Dirty Dancing Experience

    Presented by Broadway in Boston

    May 5, 2015

    DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGEreturns to Boston for 2 weeks only from April 28-May 10, and is a record-breaking live theatre sensation,...more

    Kids in the Hall

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 6, 2015

    Six long years of waiting are over: The Kids in the Hall are finally ready to get back on their tour bus and hit the road, bringing their seminal, take-no-prisoners comedy to stages in cities both...more

    Where’s the Art? exploring the spectrum of public art practices

    Presented by Now and There

    May 6, 2015

    Where’s the Art? brings together artists, architects and placemakers who’ll give examples of their work and discuss the spectrum of practices in public art…and the gaps in...more

    Improvisational Movement!

    Presented by Urbanity Dance

    May 7, 2015

    Join Urbanity Dance for an Improvisational Movement class with Jacob Regan and a special guest instructor! The class is designed for beginners to discover ways to enjoy improv and for more...more

    ArtsEmerson’s 2015/16 Season Preview

    Presented by ArtsEmerson

    May 7, 2015

    ArtsEmerson’s 2015/16 Season will be different. In the midst of a wild array of fresh stories from around the globe, we’ll invite you to be part of something wholly eclectic…and...more

    Stephen Hough, piano

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    May 8, 2015

    British pianist Stephen Hough combines an exceptional facility and tonal palette with a uniquely inquisitive musical personality. His musical achievements have resulted in many awards and...more

    Rachmaninoff All-Night Vigil

    Presented by Trinity Church Boston at Trinity Church Boston, Boston

    May 8, 2015

     Join the Trinity Choirs as they sing Sergei Rachmaninoff’s transcendent Vespers in its 100th anniversary year, accompanied by candlelight and incense.


    Maria Bamford

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 8, 2015

    Maria started her performing arts career in Duluth, Minnesota at the age of 11 where she starred in the Chester Park Elementary production of How the West Was REALLY Won! A short number of decades...more

    WROR Comedy Series: Paul Reiser

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 8, 2015

    A seasoned actor, writer, and producer, Paul Reiser continues to add to his list of accomplishments. Having co-created and starred in the critically acclaimed NBC series Mad About You,...more

    The Adding Machine

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage, Boston

    May 1 - May 8, 2015

    By Elmer Rice
    Directed by Tim Spears
    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Theatre

    After 25 years at his job, Mr. Zero—an accountant at...more

    Concerto No. 5

    Presented by Les Bostonades at First Church in Boston, Boston

    May 8, 2015

    In this conclusion to their 9th season, period-instrument ensemble Les Bostonades explore the mystique of the number 5 in a concert of concertos that share that label. The 5th of a series in...more

    Meet Pops Musicians and Attend a Show

    Presented by Boston Pops at Symphony Hall, Boston

    May 8, 2015

    Enjoy an hors d’oeuvres reception featuring several Boston Pops musicians with their instruments at the hip showroom of Audio Concepts on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston. A complimentary...more

    Mozart: Abduction from the Seraglio

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Boston

    May 9, 2015

    In this colorful opera that "knocked everything else sideways," as the poet Goethe boldly remarked, Mozart tells the story of a kidnapping by pirates, a Turkish harem, a clever quest, a...more

    Collection 2015 Student Fashion Show

    Presented by School of Fashion Design at Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston

    May 9, 2015

    The School of Fashion Design proudly presents the very best of our students’ work at Collection 2015 – our annual graduation fashion show. 

    Ranked among the top fashion...more

    MassArt Made 2015 Spring Sale

    Presented by MassArt

    May 3 - May 9, 2015

    The highly anticipated MassArt Made Spring Sale 2015 is a not-to-miss event. Every year MassArt students, faculty and alumni present unique, quality,...more

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