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    Passim Presents: FREE Summer Concert Series in Kendall Square

    Presented by Club Passim at Kendall Square, Boston

    June 9 - September 1, 2015

    Come to a free concert at Kendall Center every Tuesday from 12-1 pm for 13 weeks in June, July & August!

    Presented by Passim and Boston Properties
    Partners: Marriott, Kendall Square Association

    6/9 – Jim Trick Music
    6/16 – Brooke Annibale
    6/23 – Jenna Moynihan & Mairi Chaimbeul
    6/30 – Katie ...more


    Labor Day Weekend Fireworks

    Presented by Boston Harbor Association at Christopher Columbus Park, Boston

    September 5, 2015

    For the first time since before September 11, 2001, a “battle of the barges” fireworks show returns to Boston Harbor!  Barges anchored off the North End and Seaport will illuminate the...more

    Photographing Places: The photographers of Places Journal, 1987-2009

    Presented by MIT Museum at MIT Museum, Cambridge

    March 11 - September 6, 2015

    This new exhibition in the Kurtz Gallery for Photography in the MIT Museum features a range of images by twenty photographers whose work appeared in the influential landscape and urban design...more

    National Theatre Live: Everyman

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    September 4 - September 6, 2015

    Everyman is successful, popular and riding high, but when Death comes calling he is forced to abandon the life he has built and embark on a last, frantic search to recruit a friend, anyone, to...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

    Arlene Shechet: All At Once

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

    June 10 - September 7, 2015

    The first museum survey of sculptor Arlene Shechet, this major exhibition features over 150 objects that trace the development of her innovative practice over the past 20 years. For her entire...more

    Campfire

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    September 4 - September 7, 2015

    It started as a way to fill a bad booking weekend in 1998, but over the course of more than 10 years, the campfire. festival has become the single-biggest way that Passim develops new talent and...more

    Hippo Campus / Yabadum

    Presented by The Red Room @ Cafe 939 at Cafe 939, Boston

    September 8, 2015

    Hippo Campus is four Minnesotan boys making music that is simple, joyful, and thematically soaked with the sense of cynicism accompanying the youthful search for meaning. With the philosophy...more

    Passim Presents: FREE Summer Concert Series in Harvard Square

    Presented by Club Passim and Berklee College of Music at Harvard Square, Cambridge

    June 25 - September 10, 2015

    Come to a free concert in Harvard Square every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 pm for 12 weeks in June, July, August & September!

    This series will...more

    Bees Deluxe celebrate their new CD Release at Ryles

    Presented by Ryles Jazz Club at Ryles Jazz Club, Cambridge

    September 10, 2015


    Acid-Blues CD Launch Party with Bees Deluxe
     

    Thursday, Sept, 10 – 8pm-11pm


    With inventive interpretations of tunes by Billie Holiday and...more

    Strandbeest: Happenings

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at City Hall Plaza, Boston

    August 28 - September 10, 2015

    Enjoy the first public opportunity to experience the Strandbeests and explore its ideas through action, motion, demonstration and participation. Explore life with a beest or two during our...more

    Your Love, Our Musical

    Presented by Improv Asylum at Improv Asylum, Boston

    September 10, 2015


    Fresh off their successful run at the New York City International Fringe Festival?, Your Love, Our Musical? features? Rebecca Vigil and IA Main Stage alum Evan Kaufman...more

    Emerge

    Presented by Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events at City Hall Plaza, Boston

    September 10, 2015

    Boston Arts (Ahts) Festival will be re-imagined as Emerge, a one-day celebration of local arts and culture. The Festival will highlight Boston's ever-changing and emerging identity...more

    Say Lou Lou at the Brighton Music Hall

    Presented by Fenway Recordings at Brighton Music Hall, Boston

    September 11, 2015

    As part of Fenway Recordings Sessions, Say Lou Lou will be headlining at the Brighton Music Hall. 


    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

    Historic Walking Tour of Green Street, JP

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, Boston

    September 12, 2015

    Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society on our tour of Green Street. Laid out in 1836, the street played a key role in Jamaica Plain’s development, functioning as a residential,...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

    The Music of Salieri and Mozart

    Presented by Calliope Inc. at First Church in Boston, Boston

    September 12, 2015

    Calliope, Boston’s collaborative chorus and orchestra, will present Antonio and Amadeus, a concert featuring selected works composed by Antonio Salieri and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,...more

    Black Box Sounds

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box at the Paramount Center, Boston

    September 11 - September 12, 2015

     

    Black Box Sounds is the name of ArtsEmerson’s concert series inside the Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre at The Paramount Center. Local Boston bands haven’t had the...more

    Dan Naturman

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston, Boston

    September 10 - September 12, 2015

    Hot off a killer run on this season's America's Got Talent  as the only comedian to be voted into the Semi Finals, Dan Naturman is also known to his fans as the "real winner"...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

    23rd Annual Cambridge Carnival

    Presented by Cambridge Carnival International at Kendall Square, Boston

    September 13, 2015

    Cambridge's largest festival is held next to MIT and includes ethnic foods, 3 live music zones, a Kidsfest. Cambridge Carnival is a colorful and festive celebration that celebrates...more

    Bulgarian Fantasy

    Presented by Freisinger Chamber Orchestra at Old South Church in Boston, Boston

    September 13, 2015

    This is the FCO's only concert of the year, so it is not to be missed!

    Marin Goleminov: Five Sketches for String Orchestra (1952)
    Written in Sofia by one of Bulgaria's most...more

    The Royal Shakespeare Company's The Merchant of Venice

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    September 11 - September 13, 2015

    In the melting pot of Venice, trade is God. With its ships plying the globe, the city opens its arms to all—as long as they come prepared to do business and there is profit to be made. When the...more

    Talk and Performance by Andy Zimmermann & Kalimah Muhammad

    Presented by Boston Sculptors Gallery at Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston

    September 13, 2015

    The Boston Sculptors Gallery is pleased to present the artist talk and performance for the two concurrent shows “Three Sculpture and Two Installation, One with Sound”...more

    Behind the Scenes at “My Fair Lady”

    Presented by Boston Center for Adult Education at The Lyric Stage Company of Boston, Boston

    September 17, 2015

    On Thursday, September 17th, 2015, the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) presents a one-of-a-kind opportunity for theatre lovers to join award-winning director Scott Edmiston for an...more

    The Chimera

    Presented by Oberon and Mortis Ministries at OBERON, Cambridge

    September 17, 2015

    Presented by Endation and Allix Mortis, The Chimera explores musical and artistic dichotomies. Act I features the raw, intense, melodic force of two-piece Endation accompanied by movement and...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

    Massenet: Le Cid

    Presented by Odyssey Opera at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    September 18, 2015

    Come join Odyssey Opera for the Boston premiere of one of Massenet’s most spectacular operas, featuring Gil Rose and the Odyssey Opera Orchestra, an 80-voice chorus, and a star-studded cast...more

    Broadway @ The Shubert with Megan Hilty

    Presented by Boston Gay Men's Chorus at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    September 18, 2015

    Boston Gay Men’s Chorus (BGMC) welcomes Megan Hilty and Seth Rudetsky as Mark Cortale’s Broadway @ series comes to the Citi Shubert for the first time ever. Hilty, star of stage and...more

    Circles VI: Connections

    Presented by Unyted Stylz Productions at Boston University Dance Theater, Boston

    September 19, 2015

    Come see Unyted Stylz Productions' annual variety show featuring some of Boston's best talent including US Crew, StreetHYpE, Contemporarily Out of Order and for the very first time, Unyted...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

    Russian Grand Ballet presents Swan Lake

    Presented by Strand Theatre at Strand Theatre, Boston

    September 19, 2015

    Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    Choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
    Libretto by Vladimir Begichev and Vasily Getzer

    This full-length classic...more

    An Evening with Gregory Porter Plus AVERY*Sunshine

    Presented by HT Productions at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    September 19, 2015

    HT Productions will present An Evening with Gregory Porter plus AVERY*Sunshine in concert on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 8 pm at Berklee Performance Center, 136 Mass. Avenue, Boston, MA 02115....more

    Nick DiPaolo

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston, Boston

    September 17 - September 19, 2015

    In this day of watered-down comedy, Nick Di Paolo's brutally honest performances remind us of what great stand-up should be:  funny, socially relevant, and a little bit...more

    One Hundred Years of Solitude Reading Marathon

    Presented by Garcia Marquez Commemoration Committee at Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge

    September 18 - September 20, 2015

    In honor of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1982 Nobel Prize of Literature, the Garcia Marquez Commemoration Committee will hold a 24-hour readng marathon of One Hundred Years of Solitud....more

    Kevin James

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    September 20, 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

    National Theatre Live: Man and Superman

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    September 18 - September 20, 2015

    Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List, Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative...more

    String Masters Series: David Kim

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    September 20, 2015

    The masterful and vivacious Concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra performs a recital of his favorite works including Sarasate’s daredevilish Carmen Fantasy. Interspersed with...more

    Let's Dance Boston

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    September 16 - September 20, 2015

    Put on your dancing shoes and head out to the Rose Kennedy Greenway for Let’s Dance Boston, one of the largest, free outdoor dance and music parties Boston has ever seen. Let’s Dance...more

    Haydn, Beethoven, R. Strauss

    Presented by Boston Chamber Music Society at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    September 20, 2015

    Haydn’s Piano Trio in C comes from the classical style’s heyday and features brilliant piano writing.  Beethoven’s String Trio in G  is full of the surprising and often virtuosic...more

    Ace Frehley

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    September 22, 2015

    Like a shooting star headed toward earth from another solar system, Ace Frehley operates in his own musical galaxy. He’s a musical maverick and iconoclast adored by millions of fans around the...more

    The Tony V Show

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston, Boston

    September 2 - September 23, 2015

    Join Boston comedy legend, and headliner, Tony V, as he and fresh-faced local talent share stories and deliver a taste of Boston’s unique brand of comedy 


    Home Free - Don't It Feel Good

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    September 23, 2015

    When country vocal band Home Free was crowned champion of NBC’s The Sing-Off, their victory was by no means the beginnings of a career for the five country stars from Minnesota… rather it was...more

    Artist Maya Lin at Boston University

    Presented by Boston University Arts Initiative and Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University George Sherman Student Union, Boston

    September 24, 2015

    The BU Arts Initiative and Boston University College of Fine Arts are pleased to bring award-winning designer, architect, and artist Maya Lin to Boston University on Thursday, September 24, 2015...more

    2015 Design Biennial Boston Exhibition

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 16 - September 25, 2015

    The winners of the fourth Design Biennial Boston, a program sponsored by the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics and the Boston Art Commission in collaboration with pinkcomma...more

    Rita Rudner

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    September 25, 2015

    One of the country’s top comedians and a New York Times Bestselling Author, Rita Rudner is also an award-winning television personality, screenwriter, playwright, Broadway dancer,...more

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