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    Harborwalk Sounds: Common Thread

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    August 28, 2014

    Founded by Berklee bassist Alissia Benveniste, guitarist Maddie Rice, and drummer Amber Baker, Common Thread is an all female collective of like-minded musicians from all over the globe, brought together by a passion for funk and pop music and the need for a stronger female presence in the music industry. Pairing classic jazz instruments with unexpected elements like recorder, ...more


    Morning Market: The Work of Women by Lori Lander

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center

    June 5 - August 29, 2014

    The Multicultural Arts Center will be exhibiting paintings by local artist Lori Lander from June 5 until August 29, 2014, in the Upper Gallery. The paintings of Morning Market showcase the beauty...more

    William Devry and Ryan Paevey

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    August 30, 2014

     William Devry and Ryan Paevey from ABC's "General Hospital". Will plays "Julian Jerome" and Ryan plays "Detective Nathan West". LIMITED TICKETS...more

    Keith Alberstadt

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    August 28 - August 30, 2014

     Keith Alberstadt is a nationally-touring comedian making new fans wherever he performs. His likable personality and down-to-earth charm invite people into his brand of humor — one that...more

    Play Date: Making and Moving

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    August 30, 2014

    Spend the day exploring artistic expression and art-making with your family. David Parker and the Bang Group return to the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater...more

    Jim Breuer

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    August 30, 2014

     With over 20 years of stand-up comedy experience, Jim Breuer remains one of today’s top entertainers and continues to win over audiences with his off-the-wall humor and lovable...more

    The Con Men

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    August 23 - August 30, 2014

    The Con Men are five of Boston's most dynamic improvisers who deliver a unique combo of short form and long form improv! And if you have no idea what that means then that's totally...more

    Berklee Summer Concerts at Georges Island

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Georges Island

    August 30, 2014

    Berklee College of Music, Boston Harbor Island Alliance, and the Boston Harbor National Park join forces to bring up-and-coming Berklee students and alumni to Fort Warren on Georges Island for...more

    Armando Variations 2

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    August 23 - August 30, 2014

    Where does inspiration come from? In this show, it comes from a long list of outrageous games and concepts. The audience chooses what they want to see and whatever they say goes. It could be a...more

    Blue Man Group

    Presented by Blue Man Group at The Charles Playhouse

    April 1 - August 31, 2014

    OUR SPACE HAS A NEW FACE. Experience Blue Man Group at the newly renovated Charles Playhouse!

     

    Blue Man Group's critically acclaimed show has been called...more

    Murder Ballad: A New Musical

    Presented by Oberon and at OBERON

    August 29 - August 31, 2014

    NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL PREMIERE!

    Murder Ballad is a 360-degree immersive theatrical experience where the action happens everywhere you look. With a...more

    Soul Sessions xix The Lotus Garden

    Presented by 1 O O O V I R T U E S D A N C E at ZuZu @ The Middle East

    August 31, 2014

    1 O O O V I R T U E S D A N C E presents Soul Sessions, a home for artists of any style to come together to express current themes in a creative performance and intimate party. Individual artists...more

    Chocolate Sundays

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    August 31, 2014

    Look out Boston and surrounding area, Kenny Williams is one of the headliners for Chocolate Sunday’s on Sunday, August 31. Located inside the Westin Hotel, here is your chance to come out...more

    Saint Anthony's Feast

    Presented by The San Antonio Di Padova Da Montefalcione, Inc. at North End

    August 29 - August 31, 2014

    Visitors stroll the beautifully decorated streets sampling the best Italian street foods from 100 pushcarts enjoying arancini, sausage peppers & onion, quahogs, calamari, pizza, pasta and of...more

    ImprovBoston Presents: The Cambridge Footlights

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    August 31, 2014

    "A Seedbed for Mighty Comedy Talents" - TimeOut

    The internationally-famous Cambridge Footlights are bringing their International Tour Show to the USA! With 130 years of...more

    Boston Arts (ähts) Festival

    Presented by City of Boston at Christopher Columbus Park

    August 30 - August 31, 2014

    Now in its’ eleventh year the Boston (ähts) festival will be showcasing local artists, diverse performances, educational interactive art activities and cutting edge temporary public...more

    Thoreau's Maine Woods: A Journey in Photographs with Scot Miller

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History

    November 14, 2013 - September 1, 2014

    In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the publication of Henry David Thoreau's The Maine Woods, the Harvard Museum of Natural History offers an exhibition of prints by photographer Scot...more

    Carla Fernández: The Barefoot Designer: A Passion for Radical Design and Community

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    April 17 - September 1, 2014

     Carla Fernández: The Barefoot Designer: A Passion for Radical Design and Community will explore the traditions and techniques of indigenous Mexican artisans and how they can be...more

    Magna Carta: Cornerstone of Liberty

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

    July 2 - September 1, 2014

    See a rare copy of England's Magna Carta along with the Sons of Liberty Bowl, drafts of Declaration of Independence, and more symbols of liberty and justice.

    One of only four surviving...more

    Jim Hodges: Give More Than You Take

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    June 4 - September 1, 2014

    Jim Hodges: Give More Than You Take explores the trajectory of the artist’s twenty-five-year career, highlighting the major themes that unify his multilayered and varied...more

    Harvard Film Archive Presents "M"

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive

    July 25 - September 1, 2014

    There is nothing tentative in M: not the use of sound to expand the visible frame, nor the implied links between mass culture and mass murder, nor the canny deployment of the serial killer story...more

    Etchings From Moscow by Alexander Vetrov and Stanislav Nikireyev

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center

    June 6 - September 2, 2014

    Cambridge, MA – The Multicultural Arts Center and From Russia with Art Gallery presents Etchings from Moscow on view beginning June 6 until September 2, 2014, in the Lower...more

    Boston Ballet School September Open House

    Presented by Boston Ballet School Newton at Boston Ballet School

    September 2, 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

    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

    Fenway Recording Sessions Presents: Fujiya & Miyagi

    Presented by Brighton Music Hall at Brighton Music Hall

    September 3, 2014

     Despite the name, Fujiya & Miyagi are neither Japanese nor a duo. The electronic trio of singer and guitarist David Best, synth player Steve Lewis, and bassist Matt Hainsby are deeply...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

    Chris O'Brien and The Sea The Sea

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 3, 2014

    Chris O'Brien grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts. He is the son of two women. Music was always an important part of his life, and after trying a handful of different instruments, Chris picked...more

    Julian Velard Vinyl Release, Chrissi Poland opens

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 4, 2014

    Julian Velard’s engaging style of theatrical, piano-based pop has been hailed by The Sunday Times as “catchy but complicated; a surprisingly rare combination.” Velard turns the...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

    Red Molly

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 5, 2014

    Since 2004, Americana trio Red Molly has been bringing audiences to their feet with gorgeous three-part harmonies, crisp musicianship, and their warm, engaging stage presence. The band consists of...more

    Jim Kweskin at David Friend Recital Hall

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at David Friend Recital Hall

    September 5, 2014

    Jim Kweskin created one of the bedrock guitar styles of the folk revival, adapting the ragtime-blues fingerpicking of artists like Mississippi John Hurt and Blind Boy Fuller to the more complex...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

    A Village Festival 2

    Presented by Origins Folkloric Dance Company at Cambridge Family YMCA Theatre

    September 6, 2014

    Origins Folkloric Dance Company, formed in September 2011, is a professional ensemble dedicated to performing ethnic dances from the Middle East, Mediterranean, and North Africa. They are pleased...more

    Alonzo Bodden

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    September 4 - September 6, 2014

    An international headliner, Alonzo has performed comedy worldwide including Just For Laughs in Montreal, Kilkenny Ireland Comedy fest, Sydney, Australia, Brighton Beach in the UK, and he’s...more

    Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 6, 2014

    Laura Cortese has a vision for her band's sound: bold and elegant, schooled in the lyrical rituals of folk music and backed by grooves that alternately inspire Cajun two-stepping and...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

    Serenade

    Presented by A Far Cry at St. John's Church, JP

    September 6, 2014

    The Criers launch the concert season by taking a good multi-dimensional look at one of our most beloved string orchestra works – the Tchaikovsky Serenade! We begin with a nocturnal...more

    Cambridge Carnival International

    Presented by Cambridge Carnival International, Inc. at Kendall Square

    September 7, 2014

    The largest Cambridge festival is undertaking it´s 22nd year. It´s a colorful and festive celebretion rooted in African and Caribbean traditions, with thousands of...more

    The NXT Cast

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum Theater

    July 6 - September 7, 2014

    Improv Asylum's NXT cast returns this summer with their latest revue.This fully-produced show is a blend of sketch and improv comedy written and performed by this fresh cast.


    Loves It

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 7, 2014

    Born in Austin, Texas in 2010, Loves It is the duo comprised of songwriters of Vaughn Walters and Jenny Parrott that has already played hundreds of shows in the US, Europe and Asia in that short...more

    Dance into Being with Tantric Shamanism

    Presented by Sylvia Brallier and Dance Complex at Dance Complex

    September 5 - September 7, 2014

    Join us for an exciting weekend of deep play, healing and spiritual awakening through dance, rhythm, breath and song featuring the work of Sylvia Brallier & Saffire Bouchelion!

    Fri....more

    Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Brighton Music Hall

    September 7, 2014

    Seun Kuti carries on the musical tradition of his iconic father, Fela Kuti, while expanding the mix to include his own high-energy, danceable Afrobeat/jazz/funk fusion. With the same energetic and...more

    MFA Community Day: Celebrating 20 Years of Director Malcolm Rogers

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

    September 7, 2014

    Join us as we celebrate twenty years of Malcolm Rogers as the MFA's Ann and Graham Gund Director, with a free day of fun and activities for the community.


    BCMFest Celtic Session

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 8, 2014

    BCMFest (Boston's Celtic Music Fest) Session events are held the second Monday of every month at Club Passim to spotlight local Celtic musicians and singers. CMFest showcases Greater...more

    Greater Boston Theatre Expo 2014

    Presented by Greater Boston Theatre Expo 2014 Organizing Committee at BCA Cyclorama

    September 9, 2014

    More than 60 Greater Boston theatre companies of all styles and sizes will unite on Tuesday, September 9 in the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts for the second annual Greater Boston...more

    Sidemen Rising: Dinty Child and Zachariah Hickman

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 10, 2014

    The restless multi-instrumentalist, Dinty Child, has brought his incredible range of sounds to live shows and recordings with artists from Laurie Sargent to Chandler Travis. He fronts his own...more

    Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys and The Lonely Heartstring Band

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 11, 2014

    With roots in the Great Lakes State of Michigan, Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys have been traversing the country with instruments in tow since the release of their 2012 record, Release Your...more

    Matt Andersen

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 12, 2014

    Growing up in Perth-Andover, you learn a thing or two about the tough grind. The family-oriented, blue-collar community is home to singer-songwriter and guitarist Matt Andersen. While manual...more

    An Evening of Song

    Presented by The Church of St. John the Evangelist at Church of St. John the Evangelist

    September 12, 2014

    On Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7 p.m., start off your weekend right and indulge in an Evening of Song at The Church of St. John the Evangelist, 35 Bowdoin Street in Boston. Featuring soprano...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

    Mitch Fatel

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    September 11 - September 13, 2014

    Mitch Fatel has been showcasing his comedic talent for 15 years and is the number one requested comedian on Sirus Satellite Radio. Fatel is known for his unique style of engaging his audiences...more

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