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    The Retro Futura Tour

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    August 24, 2014

    Thompson Twins’ TOM BAILEY will play Thompson Twins hits live for the first time in 27 years as part of the Retro Futura Tour 2014. Howard Jones, Ultravox’s Midge Ure, China Crisis and Katrina (ex-Kartina & The Waves) will join Tom on his first tour since 1987. This will mark the continued touring of one of the true eighties icons and godfathers of modern electronic dance music in full electric ...more


    Jeff Bridges

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 3, 2014

     “Natural” is as good a word as any to describe the feeling of Bridges’ self-titled major label debut. Featuring a roster of magnificent songwriters and musicians, and...more

    Boston Ballet School September Open House

    Presented by Boston Ballet Studios- Boston Location at Boston Ballet School

    September 3, 2014

    Activities:
    • Purchase Dress code from Back Bay Dancewear
    • Learn how to make a ballerina bun
    • Enter-to-win a ballerina birthday party
    • Special Adult...more

    An intimate evening with Mary Lambert

    Presented by David Friend Recital Hall at David Friend Recital Hall

    October 5, 2013 - September 5, 2014

     As a performer, Lambert exemplifies the traditions of a singer/songwriter while melding a background in spoken-word. After the powerful body-image poem “I Know Girls (Body Love)”...more

    Maz Jobrani

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 6, 2014

     Maz Jobrani has had two Showtime comedy specials, I Come In Peace and Brown and Friendly. Maz starred in the films Friday After Next, 13 Going on 30, and The Interpreter. Maz has guest...more

    Calliope to Present Images of Fate

    Presented by Calliope Inc. at First Church in Boston

    September 6, 2014

    Images of Fate, conducted by Calliope's assistant conductor Jacques Dupuis, is planned to include Bruckner's Te Deum, Beethoven's Elegischer Gesang, Vaughan Williams' Five Mystical...more

    Return to the Idyll

    Presented by A Far Cry at NEC's Jordan Hall

    September 12, 2014

    Thomas Adès’s metaphysical meditation on life, death, and memory gives way to Shostakovich’s brilliantly expanded, terrifying Violin Sonata, performed by the unbelievable...more

    The Art of Japanese Flower Arrangement

    Presented by Image Unlimited Communications at Boston Center for Adult Education

    September 13, 2014

    This class is more than just simply putting flowers in a vase; it is a disciplined art form where the arrangement is considered a living entity where nature and humanity are brought together....more

    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...more

    Sommore

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 19, 2014

     Sommore has appeared on various shows including HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, Showtime at the Apollo, Comic View, and BET Live from L.A. She has also done guest appearances on television...more

    Marcelo Lehninger conducts Mozart, Villa-Lobos and Beethoven

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    September 18 - September 20, 2014

    BSO Associate Conductor Marcelo Lehninger returns to the Symphony Hall podium for a concert spotlighting members of the orchestra. Four BSO principals take center stage for Mozart's seldom...more

    The Dan Band

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 20, 2014

    Dan Finnerty caught America’s attention as the foul-mouthed wedding singer in the box-office smash Old School, performing his now-infamous rendition of "Total Eclipse of the...more

    Judy Collins

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 21, 2014

     Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism. In the 1960s, she evoked both the...more

    Freisinger Chamber Orchestra

    Presented by Freisinger Chamber Orchestra at Old South Church, Boston

    September 21, 2014

    Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme featuring Edevaldo Mulla, cello soloist
    Jakov Jakoulov: The Horizon...more

    Bruce Hornsby

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 24, 2014

    Bruce Hornsby’s work displays a creative iconoclasm that’s been a constant in the artist’s two-and-a-half decade recording career. His commercial stock soared early on, when...more

    Ricky Nelson Remembered Starring Mattew and Gunnar Nelson

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 25, 2014

    He is the only artist to have a No. 1 song, No. 1 movie and No. 1 TV show in the same week. Life Magazine coined the phrase ‘Teen Idol’ after him and he is credited with...more

    Last Comic Standing Live

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 26, 2014

    Last Comic Standing returns with their 8th season. The goal of the program is to select a comedian from an initially large group of hopefuls, with the winner receiving a cash prize, a...more

    Rob Schneider

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 27, 2014

     Actor, writer, comedian. Schneider got his big break in 1990, when Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels hired him on as a writer for the show. Soon, he was performing his own material...more

    Andris Nelsons conducts Wagner and Respighi

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    September 27, 2014

    This wide-ranging one-night-only event celebrates the start of BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons' tenure with the orchestra, and features two close colleagues of the conductor as soloists-his...more

    music heard above the sway: Vaughan Williams, Adams, Tanaka, Schubert

    Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at First Church in Boston

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    PROGRAM:
    Ralph Vaughan Williams, Along the Field for tenor & violin
    Karen Tanaka, Invisible Curve for flute, string trio & piano
    John Luther...more

    Snarky Puppy / Kneebody

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Berklee Performance Center

    September 28, 2014

     With the release of its live, two-disc album/DVD Tell Your Friends, Snarky Puppy has gone from an underground secret to one of the most internationally respected names in instrumental music,...more

    Loni Love

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 30, 2014

     Throughout her career, comedian and actress Loni Love, has brought audiences into hysterics with her witty satire and hilarious stand-up. Loni was named a Hot Comic in Campus Activity...more

    Piano Masters Series: Awadagin Pratt

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall

    September 30, 2014

    American pianist Awadagin Pratt performs works by Bach-Busoni, Brahms and Liszt.


    BACH EXPLORED Concert 1: Bach the Dionysian

    Presented by The Music of First Church Boston at First Church in Boston

    October 2, 2014

    BACH EXPLORED Concert 1: Bach the Dionysian

    Dorian Komanoff Bandy, baroque violin; Paul Cienniwa, harpsichord

    Violinist Dorian Komanoff Bandy and harpsichordist Paul Cienniwa...more

    Lena Dunham: "Not That Kind of Girl"

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 2, 2014

    From the creator of HBO’s Girls comes Not That Kind of Girl, a collection of personal essays that David Sedaris calls “subversive” and Judy Blume hails as...more

    Andris Nelsons conducts Beethoven, Bartok, and Tchaikovsky

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    October 1 - October 3, 2014

    For his second program of 2014-15, Andris Nelsons leads three great works reflecting his lifelong immersion in the world of symphonic repertoire-works that also demonstrate the commanding...more

    Ron White

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 3 - October 4, 2014

    Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but now as a chart-topping...more

    The Berenstain Bears

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 4, 2014

    Currently engaged in a critically-acclaimed, sold out off-Broadway run in NYC, The Berenstain Bears LIVE! is hitting the road. Come on down to Bear Country where Brother Bear, Sister Bear, Papa...more

    Maurizio Pollini, piano

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Symphony Hall

    October 5, 2014

    A paragon of virtuosity and musical excellence, Maurizio Pollini’s position among the top instrumental soloists in the world has been secure for nearly a generation.

    SCHUMANN...more

    Anything to Declare?

    Presented by Emerson Stage at Emerson College at Greene Theater

    October 2 - October 5, 2014

    By Maurice Hennequin & Pierre Veber
    Directed by Benny Sato Ambush

    Paris, 1912. The...more

    Schubert and Mozart - Open Rehearsal

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    October 9, 2014

    Join the BSO for a special open rehearsal prior to the official conert opening. The German pianist-conductor Christian Zacharias returns to the BSO in his dual role for Mozart's Piano...more

    Gaelic Storm with Enter the Haggis

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 9, 2014

    Gaelic Storm steps back into the ring with the dazzling #1 Billboard World Album Chicken Boxer, a heavyweight record that comes out swinging with a mix of empowering anthems and traditional...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

    Bob Marley

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 10, 2014

     Celebrating 15 years as a stand-up comic, Bob Marley is one of the hottest and most sought-after comedians in the country. He has been featured in his own special on Comedy Central, and is...more

    Aries Spears

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 10, 2014

     As a principal cast member on Fox’s hit sketch comedy show Mad TV, Aries brought a fresh, hip style to the already-edgy program from the third through the tenth season. The producers...more

    2014 North America Same-Sex Ballroom Dance Championship

    Presented by Boston Open DanceSport Same-Sex Ballroom Dancing and Boston Dance Alliance at Hynes Convention Center

    October 11, 2014

     Come spectate, cheer and vote for your favorite dance couple!

    2014 North America Same-Sex Ballroom Dance Championship lands in Boston! 

    Ballroom dancing...more

    Bob Marley

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 11, 2014

    Celebrating 15 years as a stand-up comic, Bob Marley is one of the hottest and most sought-after comedians in the country. He has been featured in his own special on Comedy Central, and is one of...more

    Schubert and Mozart with conductor and pianist Christian Zacharias

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    October 9 - October 11, 2014

    The German pianist-conductor Christian Zacharias returns to the BSO in his dual role for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 17 in G, performing from the keyboard as Mozart would have done for...more

    Far From Heaven

    Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    September 12 - October 11, 2014

    From the creators of the musical Grey Gardens and Tony Award-winning playwright Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out) comes a lush musical adaptation of Todd Haynes' acclaimed romantic...more

    Sweeney Todd

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

    September 5 - October 11, 2014

    Stephen Sondheim's Tony-Award winning Sweeney Todd, a macabre musical thriller, blends Sondheim’s characteristic wit with a sweeping and hauntingly beautiful score, grisly humor,...more

    Monteverdi Madrigals: Songs of Love and War

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at NEC's Jordan Hall

    October 11, 2014

    The all-star performers of BEMF’s own Vocal & Chamber Ensembles kick off our 25th Anniversary Season with an exquisite program featuring music from Monteverdi’s eighth and final...more

    Nick Swardson

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 11 - October 12, 2014

    Nick Swardson is the latest comedian to emerge as a triple threat: comedian, actor and writer/producer. He began doing stand-up at the age of 18, and within one year he was chosen to perform at...more

    Traces

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Cutler Majestic Theatre

    October 1 - October 12, 2014

    Boston favorites and circus icons les 7 doigts de la main return to ArtsEmerson by popular demand with their signature work, Traces. The company gathers to piece...more

    Baroque Fireworks! H+H Turns 200

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall

    October 10 - October 12, 2014

    Celebrate in Baroque style with a Bicentennial kickoff concert overflowing with virtuosity and pomp. H+H musicians display their full range with Harry Christophers leading familiar orchestral and...more

    David Sedaris

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Symphony Hall

    October 15, 2014

    NPR humorist and bestselling author David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. A master of satire, David has long been a Celebrity Series favorite, attracting...more

    UnderScore Friday Evening: Brahms and Nielsen

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    October 17, 2014

    Esteemed Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder joins the BSO for Brahms's vast, emotionally intense D minor piano concerto, which the Viennese composer wrote over the course of several...more

    Tango Lovers Company

    Presented by TANGO LOVERS Organization at Berklee Performance Center

    October 17, 2014

    With dynamism and high artistic quality, Tango Lovers Company brings all the glamour, passion, and sensuality of tango to the stage. Featuring talented artists from Argentina and Uruguay, Tango...more

    Dawn to Dusk

    Presented by Symphony Nova at Old South Church, Boston

    October 17, 2014

    Lovers parting at dawn and reuniting at dusk. No one knows romance like Nova musicians. Come find out how!

    MARTINU Nonet

    PISTON Divertimento for Nine...more

    David Alan Grier

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 17, 2014

    Countless theater, television, film and comedic endeavors have pushed David Alan Grier’s career to remarkable heights and his ability to excel across all mediums and contexts is a testament...more

    Bob Nelson, Rain Pryor, and Artie Fletcher

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 17, 2014

     The tour that is sweeping the nation in 2014. Starring Bob Nelson, Rain Pryor & Artie Fletcher.


    Juilliard String Quartet

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

    October 18, 2014

    Founded in 1946, the ever-evolving Juilliard is widely known as "the quintessential American string quartet." Since their last Celebrity Series appearance in 2005, the Quartet has...more

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