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    Free Screening: LAFAYETTE - The Play

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

    June 30, 2015

    The French Cultural Center will present the filmed performance of a new one-act play by Ian Curteis inspired by the letters between the young Lafayette and his wife Adrienne de Noailles. This play is not only a story of a vital moment in Franco-American history, but also the story of a young couple struggling with separation, love, abandonment and loss.

     

    Co-produced by The Friends of ...more


    In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11

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

    April 5 - July 12, 2015

    The Great East Japan Earthquake struck on March 11, 2011, and an enormous wave of water swept through towns in the T?hoku (Northeast) region, destroying virtually everything in its path and...more

    Steve Earle & the Duke

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    July 14, 2015

    Steve Earle and The Dukes’ album, Terraplane, had a fantastic first week landing at #21 on the Top 200 and #39 on the Billboard 200. Additionally, it took the #1 spot on the Blues Chart, #2 in...more

    Orfeas

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

    July 15, 2015

    Opa! North America’s premiere Greek American band returns to the Courtyard for a summer evening of music made for dancing.

     


    Classic Albums Live: Dark Side of the Moon

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    July 17, 2015

    Remember when you used to listen to an entire album? Classic Albums Live does.

    For the first time in popular music, the greatest albums from the 60s and 70s are recreated live on...more

    Tom Segura

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    July 18, 2015

    Tom Segura is a comedian originally from Cincinnati, Ohio. His television credits include Conan, Happy Endings, The Late Late Show, Comedy Central Presents: Tom Segura, Mash Up and his One Hour...more

    Court Ladies or Pin-Up Girls? Chinese Paintings from the MFA, Boston

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

    December 20, 2014 - July 19, 2015

    Across all cultures, physical allure has been a central focus of depicting women in art. In China, the rich visual cultures of the region have produced many different images of women in accordance...more

    Revolutionary Snake Ensemble with special guest Jason Palmer

    at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    July 22, 2015

    Don’t miss this funk improvisational brass band favorite as they bring their New Orleans-style dance party to the Courtyard.


    Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College, Boston

    July 8 - July 26, 2015

    Heralded as “the greatest songwriter that has ever lived,” by George Gershwin, Irving Berlin is known for innumerable American classics such as “White Christmas,”...more

    Boston Summer Arts Weekend 2015

    Presented by WGBH and The Boston Globe at Copley Square, Boston

    July 25 - July 26, 2015

    On the weekend of July 25-26, The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are once again coming together to host Boston Summer Arts Weekend. Just like last year, we plan to bring together some of the...more

    The 4th Annual Boston Globe WGBH Boston Summer Arts Weekend

    Presented by The Boston Globe and WGBH at Copley Square, Boston

    July 25 - July 26, 2015

    The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are teaming up again to host the 4th annual Boston Summer Arts Weekend.  The free outdoor festival will take place on Copley Square in the Back Bay on...more

    Beethoven Symphony No. 9: A Community Celebration

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Copley Square, Boston

    July 26, 2015

    A free outdoor performance of Beethoven’s epic Symphony No. 9 (“Ode to Joy”) in the heart of Copley Square. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy one of the most recognizable works of...more

    Sam Lee

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

    July 29, 2015

    Steeped in traditional traveler and gypsy songs, Sam Lee and his band revisit folk songs of love, parting, exile, and murder for a 21st-century world.


    Thunder From Down Under

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    July 31, 2015

     The PERFECT Girl's Night Outback! Australia's HOTTEST Export – Thunder From Down Under - hits an intimate Vegas stage every night of the week showing off chiseled bodies,...more

    Marcus Latrell's Patriot Tour Presented by Never Quit

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    August 1, 2015

    Team Never Quit presents Patriot Tour 2015
    Featuring Marcus Luttrell, Taya Kyle, Chad Fleming, David Goggins and special guest Pete Scobell

    For his 2015 Patriot Tour, Marcus...more

    Laughing Wild

    Presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston at Club Cafe, Boston

    July 17 - August 1, 2015

    Hub Theatre Company of Boston will continue its third season this summer with Christopher Durang’s Laughing Wild at Club Café, Friday, July 17 through Saturday, August 1.
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    Borromeo String Quartet 25th Anniversary Series

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

    July 19 - August 2, 2015

    Through its visionary performances, the Borromeo String Quartet has become one of the most important string quartets of our time. For 25 years, the group has built a vast repertoire and performed...more

    Patty Larkin

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

    August 5, 2015

    “Patty Larkin is one of the most gifted performers in music today. A remarkable guitarist, an imaginative and versatile vocalist, Larkin turns in a riveting...more

    Steve Kimock & Friends

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    August 6, 2015

    NEW YORK, NY (June, 2015) – Fresh off a triumphant residency at Sweetwater Music Hall in the San Francisco Bay Area and following his Tribute to Jerry Garcia tour in the east, Steve Kimock, with...more

    Summer Acting Studios 2015 at Boston Children's Theatre

    Presented by Boston Children's Theatre at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Boston

    June 22 - August 7, 2015

    Help your kids shine this summer - sign them up for Boston Children’s Theatre Summer Studios! Whether your child is a beginner looking for a gentle introduction or an experienced performer, BCT...more

    Hokusai

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

    April 5 - August 9, 2015

    Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) was the first Japanese artist to be internationally recognized, and he continues to inspire artists around the world. As the home of the largest and finest...more

    Dom Flemons

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

    August 12, 2015

    Returning from a sold-out performance in 2014, Dom Flemons presents an evening of American folk and roots music that is “timely and timeless” (NPR).


    Boston Ballet School Summer Dance Workshop

    Presented by Boston Ballet School Newton and Boston Ballet Studios- Boston Location at Boston Ballet School, Boston

    August 3 - August 14, 2015

    Boston Ballet School Summer Dance Workshop for ages 8-12 Boston and Newton Studios August 3-14, Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm Students spend two weeks studying ballet and the wider world of dance....more

    Boston Ballet School Summer Children's Program

    Presented by Boston Ballet School Newton and Boston Ballet Studios- Boston Location at Boston Ballet School, Boston

    August 3 - August 14, 2015

    Boston Ballet School Summer Children’s Program for ages 3-7 Boston and Newton Studios August 3-13 Visit www.bostonballet.org or call 617.456.6333 for schedules by studio location. Classes...more

    Boston Ballet School Master Class Series

    Presented by Boston Ballet School Newton and Boston Ballet Studios- Boston Location at Boston Ballet School, Boston

    August 3 - August 14, 2015

    Boston Ballet School Master Class Series for ages 12-16 Boston and Newton Studios August 3-13, Monday-Thursday, 4-6:30pm Master Class Series is designed for intermediate level students and above...more

    Boston Ballet School Master Class Series for ages 12-17

    Presented by Boston Ballet School - Northshore at Boston Ballet School, Boston

    August 3 - August 14, 2015

     North Shore Studio: 40 Leggs Hill Road, Marblehead

    August 3-14, Monday-Friday, 9-11:30am

    Master Class Series is designed for intermediate level students and above to hone...more

    Colossal

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

    July 17 - August 15, 2015

    The beauty and brutality of football seduce Mike to stray from the path his father had mapped out for him, but when a standard play goes catastrophically wrong, Mike has to tackle the past and...more

    Aurelio

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

    August 19, 2015

    In a richly resonant voice and soulful songs, Aurelio celebrates Garifuna traditions with subtle innovation.


    High School Fashion Prep Program

    Presented by School of Fashion Design

    July 29 - August 19, 2015

    School of Fashion Design
    High School Fashion Prep Program


    A pre-college workshop in fashion design for high school students, beginner and advanced levels....more

    Justin Hayward

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    August 21, 2015

    Hayward will be performing at The Wilbur Theatre with his trio, which includes show opener and English guitar sensation Mike Dawes along with vocalist Julie Ragins.

    As lead vocalist,...more

    Michael Blackson

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    August 22, 2015

    Michael Blackson has been called one of the most original stand-up comics in the country, and his performances leave audiences laughing in tears. Michael Blackson, aka, ‘The African King of...more

    Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?

    Presented by Bad Habit Productions at Deane Hall, The Boston Center for the Performing Arts, Boston

    August 8 - August 23, 2015

    Winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Play, Edward Albee's The Goat portrays the family crisis of architect Martin, his wife Stevie, and their son Billy, when Martin reveals that he...more

    Drawing Workshop

    Presented by Northeastern University

    May 26 - August 25, 2015

    Drawing workshops are based on observational drawing rules through which students basically will learn how to render a two dimensional drawing based on three dimensional models, to find their own...more

    De Temps Antan

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

    August 26, 2015

    Rejoice in vibrant Francophone culture with the toe-tapping trio of Québécois folk music masters. Ilana Katz Katz opens the evening with her...more

    Concerts in the Courtyard

    Presented by Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Boston

    June 3 - August 28, 2015

    The courtyard of the Central Library in Copley Square, one of Boston's most beautiful spaces, will be filled with music during these free, one-hour concerts on Wednesday evening and Friday...more

    The Golden Girls Live!: A Drag Parody

    Presented by Peter Mac, LLC at Club Cafe, Boston

    June 5 - August 29, 2015

    It's a loving drag parody tribute to your favorite sitcom senior citizens featuring everybody's favorite geriatric mother/daughter duo and the ditzy blonde and the southern sexy one. Picture It:...more

    Judy Garland Live!

    Presented by Peter Mac, LLC at Club Cafe, Boston

    June 6 - August 29, 2015

    Judy Garland Lives! :A Concert Tribute In Boston starring Peter Mac

    With June 2015 marking the 93rd birthday of Judy Garland, it feels entirely appropriate to rediscover the music...more

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 19, 2014 - August 30, 2015

    Seen by over 10 million people worldwide, this wildly popular comedy keeps every audience laughing as they try to outwit the suspects and catch the killer. New clues and up to the...more

    Blue Man Group

    Presented by Blue Man Group at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 17, 2014 - August 30, 2015

    Blue Man Group's critically acclaimed show has been called "visually stunning," "wildly inventive," and "hysterically funny." Although it is impossible to describe, people of all ages agree that...more

    God Save the People! From the Stamp Act to Bunker Hill

    Presented by Massachusetts Historical Society at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston

    February 27 - September 4, 2015

    To tell the story of the coming of the American Revolution in Boston, this exhibition follows the evolution of colonial thought and political action through the letters and diaries of men and...more

    Secret Flower Sculptures: Jean-Michel Othoniel

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

    March 12 - September 7, 2015

    Jean-Michel Othoniel, a 2011 Artist-in-Residence at the Gardner, returns with an exhibition of new work conceptualized during his residency. Known internationally for monumental sculptures of...more

    Doug Loves Movies

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    September 12, 2015

    Comedian Doug Benson (Super High Me and Comedy Central's The Benson Interruption) hosts a...more

    John Hodgman - Vacationland

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    September 12, 2015

    Once again, The Daily Show’s John Hodgman is crawling out of your television to stand on stage and tell you jokes and stories.

    John Hodgman is the longtime Resident Expert on The...more

    Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott

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

    January 17 - September 13, 2015

    Gordon Parks, one of the most celebrated African American artists of his time, is the subject of this exhibition of groundbreaking photographs of Fort Scott, Kansas—focusing on the realities...more

    Gonzalo Fuenmayor: Tropical Mythologies

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

    April 18 - September 13, 2015

    Fuenmayor’s Colombian heritage and Latino identity collide in works that address Latin America’s colonial past and its legacy. With an elegant flourish, he collages familiar symbols of...more

    Author Talk with Erika DeSimone, Voices Beyond Bondage An Anthology of Verse by African Americans

    Presented by Boston Public Library

    September 17, 2015

    Voices Beyond Bondage: An Anthology of Verse by African Americans of the 19th Century is a collection of 150 poems culled from burgeoning black-owned newspapers of the era. These poems...more

    Anjelah Johnson

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    September 18, 2015

    Born and raised in San Jose, California, Anjelah Johnson is of Mexican and Native American descent. She became an internet sensation with her viral video Nail Salon and later, she appeared...more

    Kevin James

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    September 18, 2015

    Kevin James, producer, co-writer, and star of the hit comedies Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Zookeeper and the recently released Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, can also be seen in the...more

    Summer Exhibition

    Presented by The Guild of Boston Artists at The Guild of Boston Artists, Boston

    June 24 - September 19, 2015

    The Guild's Summer Exhibition features more than 100 paintings by our members. We are especially happy to include multiple pieces by our 13 newly elected members. The subjects cover a variety of...more

    Kevin James

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    September 19, 2015

    KEVIN JAMES, producer, co-writer, and star of the hit comedies Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Zookeeper and the recently released Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, can also be seen in the upcoming ensemble sci-fi...more

    Kevin James

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    September 19, 2015

    KEVIN JAMES, producer, co-writer, and star of the hit comedies Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Zookeeper and the recently released Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, can also be seen in the upcoming ensemble sci-fi...more

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