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    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, Horace Mann School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and a “pocket-sized salsa orchestra” made up of musicians from Boston’s Latino community. Program features Cuban Overture (G. Gershwin), La noche de ...more


    Wavelengths: Peaches

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

    July 25, 2014

    Since the release of her debut album in 2000, singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, DJ, and outrageous performance artist Peaches has questioned and disrupted global perceptions and practices...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

    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

    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

    Play Date: Harborwalk Art Festooning

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

    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

    Enrichment Day at Franklin Park Zoo!

    Presented by Franklin Park Zoo at Franklin Park Zoo

    July 26, 2014

    Have you ever wondered why some of the animals have balls, spinner toys and other items in their exhibits? This is called enrichment and it is an important part of caring for the animals at 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

    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

    Held at the Fairmont Copley Plaza, the Baroque Brunch is part of the annual Boston Summer Arts Weekend.  As you enjoy breakfast prepared by the hotel, you’ll be entertained by the...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

    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

    Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (Live Musical Accompaniment)

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive

    July 27, 2014

    Lang’s visionary silent epic introduces his most enduring emblem of modern life, the criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse. Rudolf Klein-Rogge’s villain is introduced shuffling a set of cards...more

    Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten

    Presented by Boston Opera Collaborative at The Strand Theatre

    July 24 - July 27, 2014

    Boston Opera Collaborative presents, Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten.

    The scene: The zany residents of Loxford, England are preparing for their local May Day festivities. The...more

    Berklee American Roots Music series

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 28, 2014

    A night of American roots music featuring performers in a wide range of American roots styles—including blues, gospel, folk, early country music, bluegrass, old-time, cajun, western swing,...more

    The Return of Frank James

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive

    July 28, 2014

    Lang's oft professed love of the Western is everywhere apparent in his spirited first foray into the genre, as well as his first color film, a creatively embellished portrait of Frank James as...more

    BCAE Hosts African Cooking Class

    Presented by Boston Center for Adult Education at Boston Center for Adult Education

    July 29, 2014

    The Boston Center of Adult Education (BCAE) is offering an African Cooking class taught by BCAE instructor Diane Manteca. During this three hour course, students will learn how to make dishes from...more

    Creative Movement for Adults

    Presented by Academy of Dance and Choreography at Dance Complex

    July 16 - July 30, 2014

    “Creative Movement for Adults” gets adults moving, dancing, and gently exercising in fun and creative ways. This summer come explore your inner and innate creativity as it relates to...more

    Slaid Cleaves

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 30, 2014

    Slaid Cleaves spins stories with a novelist’s eye and a poet’s heart. Twenty years into his career, the celebrated songwriter’s Still Fighting the War spotlights an artist in...more

    Boston Landmarks Orchestra Free Wednesday Concert: Longwood Symphony

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra and Longwood Symphony Orchestra at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade

    July 30, 2014

    The acclaimed orchestra of Boston’s medical community, Longwood Symphony,  is one of the Landmarks Orchestra’s longest running...more

    July Summer Concert Series

    Presented by North End Music and Performing Arts Center and Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events at Christopher Columbus Park

    July 10 - July 31, 2014

    The North End Music & Performing Arts Center will be partnering with the Mayor's Office of Special Events, Arts, and Tourism for a 4 Week July Summer Concert series on the...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Latimbop

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

    July 31, 2014

    Latimbop

     

    Cuban jazz

    Co-led by Colombian bassist Esther Rojas and Cuban pianist Issac Delgado Jr., Latimbop is an explosive contemporary Cuban jazz and dance music...more

    Haas Kowert Tice CD Release

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 31, 2014

    The Trio of Brittany Haas, Jordan Tice, and Paul Kowert is a confluence of three of the most exciting young voices in acoustic music today. While each member carries an impressive resume of...more

    BOOMTOWN: Summer Concert Series

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center

    July 28 - July 31, 2014

    The Multicultural Arts Center will be presenting the Boomtown Free Music Concert Series this summer from Monday, July 28th – Thursday, July 31st. We have four fantastic musical groups and...more

    The Winery Dogs

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    August 1, 2014

     It would be easy to call The Winery Dogs a supergroup: Vocalist and guitarist Richie Kotzen
    made his mark with Poison and Mr. Big, bassist Billy Sheehan has been rocking for decades...more

    First Fridays: White Hot

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

    August 1, 2014

    Summer in the city? You don’t have to travel far to beat the heat. Don your summer whites and head to Boston’s waterfront for a sizzling dance party with refreshing cocktails, a cool...more

    Choro Das 3 with Howard Alden, Jeanne Gies, and Friends

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 1, 2014

    Choro das 3 is a Brazilian trio which was formed in 2003. Since then, the 3 sisters from the interior state of Sao Paulo, who have chosen to play instrumental music, have been recognized...more

    Katy Perry

    Presented by TD Garden at TD Garden

    August 1 - August 2, 2014

    International superstar, Katy Perry, will kick off the North American leg of her highly anticipated PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR.

    She will be touring in support of PRISM, which debuted at number...more

    That Metal Show

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    August 2, 2014

     Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamison from That Metal Show on VH1 are taking their show on tour this spring. The night will feature comedy by Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson, rock and...more

    The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

    Presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston at Club Cafe

    July 18 - August 2, 2014

    Hub Theatre Company of Boston continues its second season with the irreverent comedy The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) by Adam...more

    Andy Kindler

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    July 31 - August 2, 2014

     Andy Kindler is known in comedy circles as a troublemaker. Originally from New York, and now complaining from California, he annoys people all over the world. Andy is a frequent guest and...more

    John Fannon

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 2, 2014

    John Fannon is the former Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, and Co Producer of The 70s, 80s AOR Classic Rock Band New England, most famous for the 1979 Worldwide Top 40 and Classic AOR Hit...more

    The David Haas Group: A Coalition of the Willing

    Presented by The Lily Pad at Lily Pad

    August 3, 2014

    David Haas, piano

    Scott Getchell, trumpets

    Glenn Dickson, clarinet

    Larry Terry, alto sax

    Kevin Frenette, guitar

    Kit Demos, bass & modular...more

    Ryan Alvanos & Dan Blakeslee

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 3, 2014

    Ryan Alvanos is a poet by training, phrase-smith by trade, songwriter by passion, busker by calling, and whim-blown vagabond by good fortune. He’s trotted the globe, toting instruments and...more

    Boston Landmarks Orchestra Free Wednesday Concert: Boston Lyric Opera

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra and Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade

    August 6, 2014

    The Landmarks Orchestra proudly continues a series of highly successful collaborations with Boston Lyric Opera, David Angus, conductor. The program features excerpts and scenes from operas by...more

    Mark Whitaker CD Release, Hayley Sabella Opens

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 6, 2014

    Mark Whitaker is a banjo-wielding singer/songwriter from Boston, MA. Shaped by years of narrowly escaping threats from hostile banjo naysayers, Mark’s innovative playing style is sure not to...more

    Monty Python Live (Mostly)

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center

    August 6, 2014

    As part of ArtsEmerson’s summer series of live performance captured for the screen, we are thrilled to present Monty Python Live (Mostly) broadcast from London’s O2 Arena. For the...more

    ANTHONY STRONG

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club

    August 7, 2014

    ailed as “England’s new jazz superstar”, a support slot with the legendary BB King and an EP release which reached #1 on the UK jazz charts saw singer-pianist Anthony Strong grab...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Sarah McKenzie

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

    August 7, 2014

    Australian pianist, vocalist, and composer Sarah McKenzie has already won wide recognition for her individualistic voice and skillful phrasing. She’s sung...more

    BostInno's BostonFest 2014

    Presented by BostInno at Seaport World Trade Center

    August 7, 2014

    Forget about Harborfest. BostonFest is back.  On August 7th, over two thousand young professionals will descend on the Seaport World Trade Center for the city's best outdoor 'Fest....more

    Lera Lynn, Allie Farris Opens

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 7, 2014

    If you’re seeking to define Lera Lynn’s music, the best description may be “beyond category.”

    The Nashville-based, Georgia-bred singer-songwriter, whose new...more

    Crisis on Improv-inate Earths

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    August 8, 2014

     Some of Improv Asylum's funniest actors take the stage for a wildly paced comicon-themed improv show with scenes inspired by audience suggestions. Friday at Midnight. Content not...more

    The Manhattan Transfer

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    August 8, 2014

     Tim Hauser, who founded the first Manhattan Transfer group, is joined by fellow founding member Alan Paul (nine times Grammy Award winner), Janis Siegel (nine time Grammy Award winner, 17...more

    THE MANHATTANS

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club

    August 8, 2014

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