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    Dave Davies

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    October 8, 2015

    Dave Davies founded the Kinks in the early 1960s and forever changed music after he sliced up the speaker cone of a little green amp and created a revolutionary, distorted guitar tone and frenetic solo on the song "You Really Got Me." Always an innovator, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member Dave Davies has worked on a slew of critically acclaimed records, ranging from solo hit song "Death of a Clown," to ...more

    The Men From Maine Comedy Show Featuring Bob Marley

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    October 9, 2015

    You've heard the crazy misadventures of the “Men from Maine” on The Loren & Wally Morning Show weekdays at 6:15 a.m and 7:15 a.m on 105.7 WROR. You've bought their CDs and their entire...more

    The Boston Conservatory Chamber Series

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    October 9, 2015

    An evening of chamber music featuring Philipp Staeudlin (saxophone), Andrew Mark (cello), Janice Weber (piano), Katie Lansdale (violin), Michael Norsworthy (clarinet), Markus Placci (violin),...more

    Margaret Cho

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    October 10, 2015

    Cho could be called “Queen of all Media,” conquering film, television, books and theatre, with Grammy nominations, sold-out comedy tours, and off-Broadway and TV shows under her belt. Equally...more

    My Fair Lady

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

    September 4 - October 10, 2015

    Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
    Music by Frederick Loewe
    Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture Pygmalion
    Directed by...more

    Choral Classics with Joseph Flummerfelt

    Presented by Cantata Singers at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    October 10, 2015

    Cantata Singers’ 52nd season commences with a program led by world-renowned choral conductor Joseph Flummerfelt. Hear choral favorites such as Brahms’ charming Liebeslieder...more

    Comedian Bob Marley

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    October 10, 2015

    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

    The Greenway Open Market

    Presented by New England Open Markets at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    May 2 - October 10, 2015

    The Greenway Open Market is a vibrant arts market that features talented area artists, crafters and independent designers. It is held on Saturdays from May to October along the Wharf...more

    Colin Kane

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston, Boston

    October 9 - October 10, 2015

    Following a two-year run at Caroline's on Broadway and an evening at New York's Theater at Madison Square Garden, comedian Colin Kane takes the stage at Laugh Boston. A New York native, Kane's...more


    Presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Roberts Studio Theatre, Boston

    September 12 - October 10, 2015

    Written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
    Directed by M. Bevin O’Gara

    2014 Obie Award Winner: Best New American Play

    After the death of their patriarch,...more

    Currier, Beethoven and Brahms featuring pianist Paul Lewis

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 8 - October 10, 2015

    The Grawemeyer Award-winning American composer Sebastian Currier's Divisions was co-commissioned by the BSO with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and the National Orchestra of Belgium to...more

    Kansas City Choir Boy

    Presented by Oberon and American Repertory Theater at OBERON, Cambridge

    October 1 - October 10, 2015

    Music and Lyrics by Todd Almond
    Directed by Kevin Newbury
    Choreography by Sam Pinkleton
    Musical Directon by David Bloom
    Starring Courtney Love and Todd Almond

    Punkin' Fest

    Presented by Lawn on D at The Lawn on D, Boston

    October 10, 2015

    Bring the whole family and get into the Halloween spirit a little early with the 2nd annual Punkin’ Fest!! Join us at The Lawn for some spooktacular activities including jack-o-lantern carving,...more

    Pianist Keiko Matsui

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    October 9 - October 10, 2015

    In the words of Duke Ellington, Keiko Matsui is ‘beyond category.’ The courageous, spiritually-driven, and consummate artist who enjoyed the distinction of being an invited guest and performer...more

    Edgar Allen Poe: Never Stay Dead

    Presented by Mount Auburn Cemetery at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge

    October 10, 2015

    Edgar Allan Poe returns for this special presentation in Bigelow Chapel. Poe himself (portrayed by literary historian Rob Velella) will read several of his works, both well-known and...more

    Illuminus Boston: Light.Sound.Spectacle.

    Presented by Illuminus Boston at Fenway Park, Boston

    October 10, 2015

    ILLUMINUS is a nighttime contemporary art event established in Boston’s SoWa Arts District in 2014 and taking place this year on Lansdowne Street. ILLUMINUS features installations and...more

    Crossroads Presents: Tyler Ward

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

    October 10, 2015

    Tyler Ward has become a well-known artist in part through his use of social media, posting a mix of covers and originals on YouTube. Ward has successfully completed four worldwide tours as...more

    New Blue Makers Market

    Presented by Out of the Blue Art Gallery at Out of the Blue Art Gallery, Cambridge

    October 10, 2015

    New Blue is a show for local designers and makers held once a month in Central Square, Cambridge. Come visit our pop-up spot in the new Out of the Blue Gallery space on Mass Ave...more

    Faye Driscoll's Thank You For Coming: Attendance

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

    October 8 - October 10, 2015

    The first work in Faye Driscoll’s Thank You For Coming trilogy: Attendance continues the chorographer’s interest in how people perceive themselves in relationship to...more

    Untitled, Janet Echelman at the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    May 3 - October 11, 2015

    The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has brought to Boston a monumental sculpture, Untitled, from internationally renowned local artist, Janet Echelman. This incredible...more

    La Boheme

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    October 2 - October 11, 2015

    Music by Giacomo Puccini
    Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa

    Puccini’s poetic masterpiece is reimagined against the electrifying backdrop of the 1968 Paris student...more

    The Book Of Mormon

    Presented by Lexus Broadway In Boston at Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre, Boston

    September 1 - October 11, 2015

    The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.”...more

    Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella

    Presented by Lexus Broadway In Boston at Boston Opera House, Boston

    September 29 - October 11, 2015

    Music: Richard Rodgers
    Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
    Book: Douglas Carter Beane

    Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical...more

    Vinkensport, or the Finch Opera

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210, Boston

    October 9 - October 11, 2015

    Vinkensport, or The Finch Opera plays off of a Belgian folk competition focused on who owns the most melodious bird in the town. What seems to be a rather simple competition...more

    A Little Night Music

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage, Boston

    September 11 - October 11, 2015

    Lovers reunite, passions reignite, and new romances blossom around famous actress Desiree Armfeldt and an unforgettable cast of characters during an eventful weekend in the country. Stephen...more

    Emmanuel Music: Bach Cantata BWV 95, “Christus, der ist mein Leben”

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Boston

    October 11, 2015

    Ryan Turner conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music

    Sunday, October 11, 2015 at the 10 am Service at Emmanuel Church.Free and open to the public.

    Echoes of Celestial Song

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

    October 10 - October 11, 2015

    We open our 18th season with three very special programs exploring the influence of J. S. Bach and Baroque music on subsequent generations of composers. Shostakovich shapes his Quintet like a...more

    Running Late with Scott Rogowsky

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    October 11, 2015

    The up and coming NYC based live talk show is coming to Boston for one night only! 

    Featuring: Jonathan Katz and David Feldman

    Poetry Pop Walk

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    October 11, 2015

    In conjunction with our special exhibition Corita Kent and the Language of Pop (September 3, 2015–January 3, 2016), poet Eileen Myles will lead a group walking tour. Participants will first view...more

    WAR & The Family Stone

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    October 13, 2015

    WAR is the quintessential Los Angeles street band, first discovered by producer/writer Jerry Goldstein in a North Hollywood club. Eric Burdon and WAR burst onto the charts with the classic...more

    Exploring the Difference between Real and Imagined Bodies on Stage

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

    October 13, 2015

    Moderated by Polly Carl, Director of HowlRound
    and Creative Director of ArtsEmerson

    We are living in a moment when bodies are at odds with identities—where Rachel Dolezal and...more

    David Sedaris

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 14, 2015

    One of America’s preeminent humorists and a Celebrity Series favorite, David Sedaris is the author of Barrel Fever, Holidays on Ice, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, and Diabetes With Owls, a...more

    The Spinners

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    October 14, 2015

    Sophisticated up-tempo R&B with precision choreography defines a Spinners show. With over 60 million records sold in their illustrious career, the mighty Spinners have performed for...more

    Jeff LeBlanc / Hayley Sabella

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

    October 14, 2015

    Native New Yorker Jeff LeBlanc’s new album, Vision, looks to distinguish him from a crowded field of singer-songwriters. A mix of R&B and soul, the record elevates his signature...more

    Ancient Mesopotamian Music

    Presented by Harvard Semitic Museum at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    October 14, 2015

    Richard Dumbrill, Professor Emeritus, Institute of Musical Research, School of Advanced Studies, University of London

    Irving Finkel, Assistant Keeper, The British...more

    75 Years of Film Noir, part 1: Proto-Noir

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    October 7 - October 14, 2015

    Please see below for daily lineup and showtimes.

    2015/2016 marks the 75th anniversary of the emergence of film noir and, since the hard-to-pin-down genre has played such a...more

    Gallery Talk: Corita Kent and the Language of Pop

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    October 14, 2015

    Jennifer Quick, the John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Fellow in Photography, will give a talk about the special exhibition Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, on view at the museums through...more

    Titus Andronicus

    Presented by Fenway Recordings at Brighton Music Hall, Boston

    October 15, 2015

    As part of the Fenway Recordings Sessions, Titus Andronicus will be performing at the Brighton Music Hall.

    Crossroads Presents: Fiction Plane

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

    October 15, 2015

    Fiction Plane, an alternative/indie-rock band formed in London, engages listeners with their gritty vocals and melodic guitar lines. The band, which includes lead vocalist/guitar/bassist Joe...more

    Gallery Talk: The Renovation and Expansion Project

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    October 15, 2015

    Join us for this special, hour-long tour that will stop on all of the Harvard Art Museums’ public floors, led by Peter Atkinson, director of facilities planning and management. You will hear...more

    Carlos Averhoff, Jr. & iRESI Cuban Influenced Jazz In our Jazz Club

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    October 15, 2015

    Carlos Averhoff Jr is a Cuban tenor saxophonist, composer and educator. 

    Carlos brings the music of his debut album iRESI to Multicultural Arts Center! He will showcase original...more


    Presented by Equilibrium Concert Series at Cambridge YMCA Theatre, Cambridge

    October 15, 2015

    Equilibrium Concert Series presents Late, its first Equilibrium Ensemble program of the season. This concert features Peter Van Zandt Lane’s Chamber Symphony, the first of three pieces by...more

    The History of an Adobe Wall: Society, Politics, and Burial in the Andes

    Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Geological Lecture Hall, Cambridge

    October 15, 2015

    Gary Urton, Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Pre-Columbian Studies, Harvard University

    The mythological origin place of the Incas was the source of academic controversy for some time. In...more

    Longy Conservatory Orchestra

    Presented by Longy School of Music of Bard College at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    October 15, 2015

    The Longy Conservatory Orchestra and Sistema Side by Side Orchestra make their 2015-2016 season debut under the baton of conductor Jorge Soto. 

    Longy Conservatory Orchestra...more


    Presented by New England Fun and Mystery Cafe at Riccardo's Ristorante, Boston

    October 16, 2015

    In a world of 24/7 media and high-tech surveillance, the Falaguerra mob family has decided to go straight!  Seeking to clean up their image by putting together a legitimate business-...more

    Gary Gulman

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    October 16, 2015

    Gary Gulman is a stand-up comedian who lives in New York City. Originally from Boston, Gary has been a scholarship college football player, an accountant, a barista, a doorman, a waiter and a high...more

    Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff featuring mezzo-soprano Nadezhda Serdyuk

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 6 - October 16, 2015

    Andris Nelsons leads two very different Russian works written within a year of one another. He and the BSO are joined by Moscow-born mezzo-soprano Nadezhda Serdyuk for Sergei Prokofiev's...more

    Gargantua: Musical Storytelling with Robert Pinsky

    Presented by A Far Cry at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    October 16, 2015

    Gargantua, conjured by Jesse Irons, features two larger-than-life narrative pieces: Schoenberg’s intense tone poem on giant love and Françaix’s wildly entertaining adventures of a...more

    Symphony Nova: October 2015

    Presented by Symphony Nova at Old South Church in Boston, Boston

    October 16, 2015

    Symphony Nova performs three delightful gems by Nino Rota, Jean Françaix, and Gustav Helsted, featuring a colorful ensemble of ten musicians led by Music Director Lawrence Isaacson. Nova’s...more

    Gessner-Shocken Concert: Ann Moss, Soprano

    Presented by Longy School of Music of Bard College at Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall, Cambridge

    October 16, 2015

    Ann Moss, soprano (MM '02), Steven Bailey, piano, and Justin Ouellet, viola (UD '15)

    Join us as we welcome soprano Ann Moss, a Longy alumna (MM Vocal Performance, '02) and...more

    Fenway Sessions: Joywave

    Presented by Brighton Music Hall at Brighton Music Hall, Boston

    October 16, 2015

    Come see indie rockers Joywave at Brighton Music Hall. 

    Presented by Fenway Sessions. There may or may not be Snapchats, crazy outfits, and vigorous jumping. ...more

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