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    BACH EXPLORED Concert 2: Dark Visions

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

    January 29, 2015

     BACH EXPLORED Concert 2: Dark Visions

    Dorian Komanoff Bandy, baroque violin; Paul Cienniwa, harpsichord

    Violinist Dorian Komanoff Bandy and harpsichordist Paul Cienniwa present a series of three recitals entitled "BACH EXPLORED." Each program will focus on a different aesthetic facet of Bach's musical language, surveying its roots in music of his contemporaries and forebears. ...more


    Paula Poundstone

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    January 30, 2015

     Paula has starred in comedy specials for HBO and Bravo while garnering numerous awards, accolades, and firsts for a female comedian. She is recognized as one of Comedy Central’s 100...more

    Pauly Shore

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    January 30, 2015

    For over two decades, Pauly Shore has been an iconic figure in show business in front of the camera, and for the last 10 years, behind the scenes with multiple producer, director, and creator...more

    Kingsley Flood

    Presented by The Sinclair at The Sinclair, Cambridge

    January 30, 2015

    The Boston folk-rock band celebrates the release of their new EP “To The Fire,” a boisterous offering with shades of “Yankee Hotel Foxtrot”-era Wilco.


    Nick Hakim

    Presented by Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub at Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge

    January 30, 2015

    This past year, recent Berklee College of Music grad Nick Hakim put out a gorgeous debut, a soul-inflected study in heartbreak called “Where Will We Go.”


    Shout It Out

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston, Boston

    January 24 - January 30, 2015

    Shout It Out!  completely improvised and interactive show where the audience supplies the ideas, and Boston's best improv comedians supply the comedy. The amazing cast takes...more

    Welcoming Andris Nelsons: A Multi-Media Exhibit

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    January 6 - January 30, 2015

    A multi-media display installed in Symphony Hall will provide BSO fans with a kaleidoscope of information about new BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons including a state-of-the-art hologram...more

    Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security

    Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston

    January 30, 2015

    A former adviser to the Joint Chiefs of Staff explains how government’s oldest problem is its greatest destabilizing force. The world is blowing up. Every day a new blaze seems to ignite:...more

    Red Alert: A Space Comedy Show

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    January 9 - January 30, 2015

    Red Alert follows the intrepid crew of the USS Starship Caliburn, led by Commander Daniel Booker as they encounter aliens, discover worlds and navigate the inevitable dangers of outer space. On...more

    Asher Fisch conducts Dorman, Prokofiev and Schumann featuring violinist Julian Rachlin

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    January 29 - January 31, 2015

    Israeli conductor Asher Fisch makes his BSO subscription series debut with this diverse program. Opening the concert is the Israeli-born composer Avner Dorman'sAstrolatry, a 2012 work inspired...more

    Bid Them Dance and Bid Them Sing: Dvorak, Lutoslawski, Phibbs, Prokofiev

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

    January 31, 2015

    Prokofiev’s fiendishly kinetic Quintet originated as a ballet that was too difficult to dance, Lutoslawski captured the spirit of Polish folk music, and Dvorak never lost sight of the...more

    Music for Peace: Mendelssohn

    Presented by Massachusetts Peace Action at Harvard Epworth Church, Cambridge

    January 31, 2015

    Music for Peace presents an All-Mendelssohn Program with Nicholas Kitchen, violin and Yeesun Kim, cello — both of the Borromeo Quartet, joined by Alexander Beyer, piano.

    The concert...more

    Over Here: World War I Posters From Around the World

    Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston

    September 10, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    The Boston Athenæum holds an extraordinary, but little known, collection of World War I posters. Consisting of nearly 1,800 posters from fourteen countries, this collection provides a unique...more

    Demetri Martin

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    January 31, 2015

    Demetri Martin started doing stand-up comedy in New York City at the end of the 20th Century. Later, he became a writer at Late Night with Conan O’Brien and then a regular performer...more

    Soundings: Sit Inside the Chant

    Presented by Cappella Clausura at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Boston

    January 31, 2015

    With Soundings, Director Amelia LeClair invites audiences to immerse themselves in sound. Experience Medieval chant by Hildegard von Bingen and Kassia, Renaissance sacred music of Raffaella...more

    The Big Quiz Thing Family Event

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    January 31, 2015

     The afternoon show will present six rounds of fast and funny multimedia team-trivia for the whole family (ages 7 and up). Teams compete against each other with fantastic prizes up for grabs...more

    Karen K and the Jitterbugs

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    January 31, 2015

     BUG OUT! With Karen K & the Jitterbugs! Known for their upbeat,catchy, genre-swirling tunes that parents enjoy as much as their kids, Karen K & her Jitterbugs keep hands clapping and...more

    Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins

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

    January 2 - January 31, 2015

    A dyed-in-the wool liberal from the deep heart of Texas, the unsinkable Molly Ivins' rapier wit made her one of America's highest-regarded political columnists, satirists, and beloved...more

    Horticulture Workshops at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

    January 3 - January 31, 2015

    The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is hosting horticulture workshops and landscape lectures. There are open studios for visitors to explore their own creative, artistic process every Saturday...more

    8th Grade Field Trip to Washington D.C.

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre, Cambridge

    January 24 - January 31, 2015

     This improv show is a hilarious coming of age romp. We join a group of improvisers playing middle school children and their chaperons on their trip to a historical monument in Washington...more

    Bret Ernst

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston, Boston

    January 29 - January 31, 2015

    Bret is considered one of the best comedians in the business today, and has been written up in trade magazines like The Hollywood Reporter and Variety, as well as being mentioned in...more

    Displaced

    Presented by Steven Zevitas Gallery at Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston

    December 19, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    In Displaced, Rinklin presents a group of twelve new paintings that continue her exploration of the visual language of constructed reality that permeates the history...more

    Bid Them Dance and Bid Them Sing: Dvorak, Lutoslawski, Phibbs, Prokofiev

    Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at Goethe-Institut Boston, Boston

    February 1, 2015

    Prokofiev’s fiendishly kinetic Quintet originated as a ballet that was too difficult to dance, Lutoslawski captured the spirit of Polish folk music, and Dvorak never lost sight of the...more

    Measure for Measure

    Presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    January 7 - February 1, 2015

    Society is going to hell in a handbasket. Duke Vincentio figures the best way to rectifty a bad situation is to remove himself and put the government into the hands of the one person who can...more

    Ravel & Concertos

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    February 1, 2015

    This is a concert that will showcase both the brilliance of the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra as a whole and the astonishing talent of some of its constituent members.
    ...more

    Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Dan Trueman

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 1, 2015

     Dublin-born Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Dan Trueman are both legendary fiddle players and have just released a new album together! Laghdú, the title of this debut album...more

    VOICES BOSTON 25th Anniversary Gala Concert

    Presented by VOICES BOSTON at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    February 1, 2015

     VOICES BOSTON, formerly PALS Children's Chorus, presents its 25th Anniversary Gala Concert. Singers include current VOICES singers and alumni, with special guest, Nik Walker, all under...more

    Captain Boycott

    Presented by Bread and Puppet Theater and Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    January 28 - February 1, 2015

    In keeping with their long-standing tradition of "sublime arsekicking puppetry," the award-winning Vermont-based Bread and Puppet Theater, featuring Artistic Director Peter Schumann and...more

    School of Rock Boston Presents: A Tribute to The Police

    Presented by School of Rock Boston at Middle East Upstairs, Cambridge

    February 1, 2015

    For more than a decade, School of Rock has been inspiring kids to rock on stage and in life. Founded as a...more

    A program of works by Bach, Handel and other 18th century composers, and Paretsky (20th century)

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Tuesday Club, Inc at Loring-Greenough House, Boston

    February 1, 2015

    Shirley Hunt, baroque cello, with guest mezzo-soprano Thea Lobo, will offer a program of works by Bach, Handel and other 18th century composers, and works for cello and soprano by Handel and...more

    Jake Schepps Quintet featuring Matt Flinner

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 2, 2015

     The string band instrumentation of banjo, mandolin, guitar, violin and bass—canonized as the quintessential bluegrass combo when Earl Scruggs teamed up with Bill Monroe in...more

    "Of Many" Film Screening and Panel Discussion

    Presented by The Pluralism Project at Harvard University at Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge

    February 2, 2015

    Of Many film screening with a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Diana Eck, founder and director of the...more

    Small Worlds: Through A Small Glass Window, Works by Josh Falk

    Presented by Arnold Arboretum at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston

    October 25, 2014 - February 3, 2015

    Highlighting the intricate beauty of plants and nature, Josh Falk’s “Small Worlds: Through a Small Glass Window” is an ongoing macro-photo series shot with the intent of not only...more

    Open Mic

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 3, 2015

     Open Mic


    K-T Mass Extinction: What Really Killed the Dinosaurs?

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

    February 3, 2015

     About 66 million years ago, 70 percent of all the species that existed at the time, including the non-avian dinosaurs, became extinct in an apocalypse widely thought to have been caused by a...more

    Slavery in Early Massachusetts

    Presented by Massachusetts Historical Society at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston

    February 3, 2015

    This panel discussion considesr two papers. “‘Is this where Titus lived?’ Researching and Interpreting African-American Presence in 18th-Century Rural New England,” by...more

    Joshua Radin

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 5, 2015

    Cleveland born songwriter/performer Joshua Radin has earned a loyal following for his wistful meditations and hit songs. His rootsy-pop track, “I’d Rather Be With You” from...more

    Asaf Avidan

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Paradise Rock Club, Boston

    February 5, 2015

     Perhaps the most interesting voice in the Israeli music scene today, 34-year-old Asaf Avidan has become a huge sensation in Israel and Europe. Singing primarily in English, Avidan’s...more

    Ideas of Order: A Close Reading of Shakespeare's Sonnets

    Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston

    February 5, 2015

    Shakespeare’s Sonnets comprise the greatest single work of lyric poetry in English, as passionate, daring, intimate, and fiery as any love poems we may encounter. But they...more

    Author Michael M. Greenburg Talk and Signing for His Book 'The Court-Martial of Paul Revere'

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books, Cambridge

    February 5, 2015

    Please join us as Michael Greenburg talks about his book The Court-Martial of Paul Revere, the first book that strips away the myths that surround Paul Revere and reveals...more

    Youth Concert: "Keeping Good Company"- Musical Partnerships of Inspiration and Innovation

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    February 4 - February 6, 2015

    Geared toward students in grades 4-6, these concerts act as an introduction to the full orchestra experience, encouraging long-term ownership of orchestral music and the BSO, and delivering...more

    The Newberry Consort

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    February 6, 2015

    Rosa das Rosas: Cantigas de Santa Maria

    The Newberry Consort has delighted audiences with provocative and ravishingly beautiful programs for nearly three decades. The...more

    Nancy Dewey | My Peruvian Quest Gallery Exhibit

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    December 5, 2014 - February 6, 2015

     The Multicultural Arts Center will be hosting Nancey Dewey's 'My Peruvian Quest" from December 5 - Febuary 6. The exhibition will include photographs depicting the evolution of...more

    Cynthia Brody | The Subject of Women Gallery Exhibition

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    December 4, 2014 - February 6, 2015

     The Multicultural Arts Center will be hosting the colorful, surreal works of artist Cynthia Brody. Through mixed media, Brody creates a multi-faceted world full of various textures, colors,...more

    Ryan Montbleau

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 4 - February 6, 2015

    Songs for Ryan Montbleau typically need to simmer. In his 10-year career this gifted singer and his limber band have built their catalog the old-fashioned way, by introducing new songs to their...more

    Damn Tall Buildings / The Western Den / Nemes

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

    February 6, 2015

    Damn Tall Buildings is an acoustic bluegrass and blues band from Boston. With members from all around the United States, the band consists of four different people melding their influences into a...more

    Black Girl (La Noire De...)

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    February 6, 2015

    A Senegalese woman is eager to find a better life abroad. She takes a job as a governess for a French family, but finds her duties reduced to those of a maid after the family moves from Dakar to...more

    Family Concert - "Keeping Good Company"- Musical Partnerships of Inspiration and Innovation

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    February 7, 2015

    BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall.?


    A Future Perfect, a world premiere

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

    January 9 - February 7, 2015

    Claire and Max find their values put to the test when bestfriends Alex and Elena announce they are having a baby. Claire is climbing the corporate ladder in advertising, while her husband Max is a...more

    From the Top Live in Boston

    Presented by From the Top at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    February 7, 2015

    Meet “young musicians who will knock your socks off” (NBC’s Today) when From the Top, the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on WCRB 99.5, tapes its NPR...more

    I've Found a New Baby: Baroque Meets Afro-Latin Jazz

    Presented by La Donna Musicale - RUMBARROCO at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    February 7, 2015

    Celebrate Valentine’s Day and Black History Month with us! La Donna Musicale and RUMBARROCO combine to present a fusion of Afro-Latin jazz and vibrant Baroque musical styles applied to...more

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