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    Wavelengths: Dean Wareham

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

    July 11, 2014

    MUSIC

    Wavelengths: Dean Wareham

     

    Fans of dream-pop acts Galaxie 500, Luna, and Dean and Britta will recognize much in frontman Dean Wareham’s solo debut. From the narcotic guitars and wry, playful lyrics to the characteristic off beat tremolo, Wareham's long-awaited solo efforts—last year’s EP and this year’s self-titled album, produced by My Morning ...more


    Adrienne Iapalucci

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    July 10 - July 12, 2014

     Born and bred in the Bronx, Adrienne Iapalucci’s skewed look on life is reflected in her unique brand of intelligent comedy. Her dark sense of humor is enhanced by her political...more

    Rob Duquette family show

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 12, 2014

    Rob learned his craft on the stages and the open mics of Boston's fertile folk scene. Meanwhile he was sharing the stage with the best of Boston's jazz musicians, folks like Mark Shilansky...more

    Rhino Tales: Five Species, Five Stories

    Presented by Franklin Park Zoo at Franklin Park Zoo

    July 12, 2014

    Don’t miss an engaging day focused on rhinoceros conservation and research at Franklin Park Zoo. Bill Konstant of the International Rhino Foundation will present a talk at 1:00 p.m. titled...more

    Rock and Blues Cruise Concert Series: Max Creek with Way up South

    Presented by Rock and Blues Concert Cruise at Seaport World Trade Center

    July 13, 2014

    21+ Boarding begins at 2PM - Cruise departs at 3PM from the World Trade Center Pier, Seaport Blvd in Boston.

    In those rare instances that a band reaches its fourth decade, it is usually...more

    Gail Finnie Rundlett and Deb O'Hanlon & Peter Fischman

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 13, 2014

    Gail has performed as a solo artist for the last 25 years in New England's coffeehouses, clubs, festivals, museums, and schools. For many years she brought folk music to a whole new generation...more

    Geoff Bartley & Howie Tarnower

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 13, 2014

    Geoff Bartley & Howie Tarnower sing in harmony and play pre-WWII country blues and Delta blues, primitive jazz, traditional folk music, southern mountain string band music, and songs Bartley...more

    Story Club Boston in Jamaica Plain

    Presented by Story Club Boston at Bella Luna Restaurant and the Milky Way Lounge

    July 14, 2014

    Story Club Boston has a new home.  So with that in mind, bring us your stories of "home." Homecoming, home plate, home fries...whatever your story is of "home," we want to...more

    Hester Kaplan and Carolyn Cooke reading

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    July 14, 2014

    Two fiction writers team up for an evening of stories.

    Unravished is Hester Kaplan's new collection of stories. She is the author of The Edge of Marriage, which won the...more

    The Beehive’s 7th Annual Bastille Day Celebration

    Presented by The Beehive at The Beehive

    July 14, 2014

    The Beehive will observe French National Day with a French-inspired evening on Monday, July 14th.  The Bastille Day Celebration will feature themed dinner, libations, and a special live...more

    Boston Landmarks Orchestra Free Wednesday Concert: Carmina burana

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra and Back Bay Chorale at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade

    July 16, 2014

    Led by Music Director Christopher Wilkins, the opening night program will debut Larry Bell’s adaptation of "At the River" (the...more

    Jay Brannan

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at The Red Room at Cafe 939

    July 16, 2014

    New York-based Jay Brannan has been writing and performing sweet, sad folk songs with a dose of cynical humor since 2006. He has released a string of albums that topped the iTunes...more

    Author Gregory Flemming Appearance for His Book "At the Point of a Cutlass"

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    July 17, 2014

    Join us as Greg Flemming talks about his new book, which recounts the true story of Philip Ashton -— a Massachusetts fisherman captured by pirates, subjected to torture and hardship, who...more

    Toby Lightman, Thomas John Cadrin Opens

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 17, 2014

    In a world of auto-tune, Toby Lightman’s pure and soulful voice cuts through the noise. People Magazine has stated that “No small talent… Toby Lightman continues to shine a...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Wambura Mitaru

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

    July 17, 2014

    Wambura Mitaru

     

    Groovy tunes with catchy lyrics

    Wambura Mitaru blends funk, soul, R&B, jazz, hip-hop, and African sounds to create a hybrid sound that combines...more

    Wavelengths: Autre Ne Veut

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

    July 18, 2014

    MUSIC

    Wavelengths: Autre Ne Veut

    Autre Ne Veut’s 2010 self-titled debut won acclaim for unexpectedly pairing neo-soul and the unbridled unease more typical of emo. Initially...more

    Carsie Blanton CD Release, Briar Rabbit opens

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 18, 2014

    Carsie Blanton is from the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. She was raised on folk music, and when she was a teenager, she discovered Billie Holiday and Nina Simone, and learned all of their songs....more

    Jordan Carlos & Friends

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    July 17 - July 18, 2014

     Star and resident nerd of MTV’s “Guy Code,” “Girl Code,” and “Guy Court”, Jordan Carlos has officially become “that dude from that...more

    Justin Timberlake

    Presented by TD Garden at TD Garden

    July 19, 2014

    One of this generation's most-celebrated entertainers, Justin Timberlake, announced he will expand The 20/20 Experience World Tour with additional dates including a stop in Boston.

    The...more

    Lil Duval

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    July 19, 2014

    After a hilarious 2001 performance at a contest in Oakland, Lil caught the attention of Cedric the Entertainer’s camp and was invited to hit the road with Cedric and four other comedians....more

    Bill Burr Presents: The All In Comedy Tour

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    July 17 - July 19, 2014

     Great comedy comes in threes, which is why Bill Burr put together three of his favorite comics for a hilarious new stand up tour*, The Monday Morning Podcast Tour. Joe Bartnick, Paul Virzi,...more

    Human Contact: Short Sci-Fi Plays

    Presented by Unreliable Narrator Theater Group at Boston Playwrights' Theatre

    July 11 - July 19, 2014

     Human Contact: Short Sci-Fi Plays is an evening of five thought-provoking one-acts that ask whether technology robs the soul or augments it. These original tales, written by Carl Danielson,...more

    Steve Poltz

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 19, 2014

    Steve Poltz is regarded as one of the most talented and prolific songwriters of our time. His songs have been among the longest running ever on the Billboard Top 100 and they regularly appear in...more

    The Phantom of the Opera

    Presented by Lexus Broadway In Boston at Boston Opera House

    June 26 - July 20, 2014

     Following an acclaimed sell-out tour of the United Kingdom, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success, THE PHANTOM OF...more

    Rock and Blues Cruise Concert Series: Boston Rock and Soul Festival

    Presented by Rock and Blues Concert Cruise at Seaport World Trade Center

    July 20, 2014

    21+ Boarding begins at 2PM - Cruise departs at 3PM from the World Trade Center Pier, Seaport Blvd in Boston.

    Music starts at 2:30pm sharp and will feature non-stop music from Baker Thomas...more

    Tev Stevig & Lloyd Thayer

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 20, 2014

    Tev Stevig is a Boston-based guitarist and multi-instrumentalist, specializing in a variety of plucked string instruments from the Balkans, Greece, and Turkey. Currently Tev performs with his...more

    Fenway Recording Sessions Presents: Bear Hands

    Presented by Brighton Music Hall at Brighton Music Hall

    July 21, 2014

     Bear Hands are a textbook example of contrasting personalities uniting to craft something more than the sum of their parts. Vocalist/guitarist Dylan Rau, the Brooklyn-based quartet’s...more

    Boston Landmarks Orchestra Free Wednesday Concert: Fiesta sinfónica

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade

    July 23, 2014

    An evening of Latin music and dance in partnership with IBA-Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, the Conservatory Lab Charter School‘s Dudamel Orchestra, Adrian Anantawan, music director,...more

    Andrew Kerr & Teddy Goldstein

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 23, 2014

    Born and raised outside of Philadelphia, PA. (Haverford, Bryn Mawr), singer/songwriter Teddy Goldstein got his start in music by mostly performing for friends and family. "My first gig was at...more

    The Bang Your Head Tour with Quiet Riot

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    July 24, 2014

     QUIET RIOT, FASTER PUSSYCAT, BULLETBOYS and former GUNS N’ ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke will join forces for the “Bang Your Head Tour” of North America this summer. QUIET...more

    Caroline Rose

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 24, 2014

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    Harborwalk Sounds: LowTone Society

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

    July 24, 2014

    A 10-piece band, LowTone Society plays and composes music combining soul, hip-hop, R&B, reggae, and electronic music. Influenced by Curtis Mayfield, Quincy...more

    Wavelengths: ExtraSpecial DJ set by Peaches

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

    July 25, 2014

    MUSIC Wavelengths: Peaches (DJ Set)   Since the release of her debut album in 2000, singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, DJ, and outrageous performance artist Peaches has questioned and...more

    Happy Birthday, Beatrix Potter Storytime

    Presented by World's Only Curious George Store at World's Only Curious George Store

    July 25, 2014

    The late, great Beatrix Potter, creator of Peter Rabbit, was born July 28th, 1866. She published over 23 books. Peter Rabbit first appeared in 1901 in a self-published storybook for her friends...more

    Roosevelt Dime

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 25, 2014

    To listen to the music of Roosevelt Dime is to take a journey through American roots music. Inspired by Appalachian string bands, Memphis soul, New Orleans dixieland, and the musical melting pot...more

    Exhibition: Edmund C. Tarbell & The Boston School

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

    May 17 - July 26, 2014

    Celebrating our 100th Anniversary, the Guild is having an exhibtion featuring the work of Edmund C. Tarbell, co-founder and the first president of the organization. Mr. Tarbell was one of the...more

    Pete Correale

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    July 24 - July 26, 2014

    One of the most requested acts in the comedy chains, Pete Correale was recently named by Entertainment Weekly as one of the Top 10 Comics To Watch. Pete is a veteran of the comedy club and...more

    Amy Correia, Rebecca Correia Opens

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 26, 2014

    Amy Correia delivers songs with a raw power that’s both vulnerable and fierce. That musical honesty has drawn comparisons to Tom Waits and Michelle Shocked and The New York Times calls her...more

    The Procrastinator's Guide to Sketch Comedy

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    June 7 - July 26, 2014

    In this showcase, watch sketch comedians perform an evening of irreverent and off-kilter comedy. The catch? Half of the sketches in the show are written LIVE by cast members backstage based on...more

    Play Date: Harborwalk Art Festooning

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

    July 26, 2014

    Take in the array of contemporary art in our galleries, make your own sketchbook, and shake it up in the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater with Rainbow Tribe....more

    Carrie Elkin and Danny Schmidt

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 26, 2014

    Two Great Artists - One Great Afternoon at Club Passim. It's a special treat when Danny Schmidt and Carrie Elkin, who normally tour separately and solo, get to share the stage together. If the...more

    Berklee Summer Concerts at Georges Island

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Georges Island

    July 26, 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

    The Bartered Bride

    Presented by Boston Midsummer Opera at Tsai Performance Center

    July 23 - July 27, 2014

    With hidden identities, secret bargains, and a dancing bear, can love possibly find its way?

    Join Boston Midsummer Opera for Smentana's comic masterpiece whose infectious tunes,...more

    The Barefoot Movement

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 27, 2014

    Johnson City's The Barefoot Movement have been making waves in the folk world since the release of their 2011 debut album Footwork. 2013 brings the release of a new album, cross country...more

    Summer Sundays in the Park: Jamaica Pond

    Presented by Emerald Necklace Conservancy at Jamaica Pond Bandstand

    July 13 - July 27, 2014

    Bring a picnic, spread a blanket, and enjoy the sweet sounds of summer with family and friends. Our lineup of top-notch entertainment this season features brass, strings, opera and the big bold...more

    The Whiskey Boys

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 27, 2014

    The Whiskey Boys are a Boston based modern Bluegrass and Americana band led by Berklee graduate, David Delaney. They tour the Northeast and have sold out such notable folk venues as the legendary...more

    3rd Annual Boston Summer Arts Weekend

    Presented by Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank at Copley Square

    July 26 - July 27, 2014

    The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are teaming up again to host the 3rd annual Boston Summer Arts Weekend. Grammy-Award winners Los Lobos, ...more

    Boston Summer Arts Weekend Baroque Brunch

    Presented by Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank at Fairmont Copley Plaza

    July 27, 2014

    For 200 years, the Handel and Haydn Society (H&H) has been bringing early music to audiences in Boston. For the Boston Summer Arts Weekend, the musicians of H&H offer...more

    FIGMENT Boston

    Presented by FIGMENT Boston at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway

    July 26 - July 27, 2014

    FIGMENT Boston is returning for a fifth year of fun and revelry on the Rose Kennedy Greenway! Founded in 2007 on New York City’s Governors Island, what began as a few thousand enthusiasts...more

    The Walk Across America for Mother Earth

    Presented by The Circuit Theatre Company at OBERON

    July 9 - July 27, 2014

    THE WALK ACROSS AMERICA FOR MOTHER EARTH By Taylor Mac, Music by Ellen Maddow, Directed by Christopher Annas-Lee
     

    Political activism meets bedazzled drag show in this story...more

    Welcome to Arroyo's

    Presented by The Circuit Theatre Company at OBERON

    July 10 - July 27, 2014

     WELCOME TO ARROYO'S By Kristoffer Diaz, Directed by Jen Diamond
     

    Alejandro Arroyo owns the newest (and cleanest) lounge in New York City's Lower East Side. His...more

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