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    Visiting Masterpiece: Gustav Klimt’s Adam and Eve

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    January 17 - April 27, 2015

    For the first time in its history, the MFA will exhibit a painting by Gustav Klimt—among the most important artists of the early 20th century.

    Adam and Eve (1917–18) will be on loan from the Belvedere Museum in Vienna as part of the MFA’s Visiting Masterpiece series, giving visitors a taste of the artist’s signature style, including his sensuous ...more


    Bernard Haitink conducts Ravel and Mozart featuring pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet

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

    April 23 - April 28, 2015

    BSO Conductor Emeritus Bernard Haitink ends the BSO's 2014-15 season with two weeks of concerts. First, he and the orchestra are joined by dazzling French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet for...more

    Wolf Alice

    Presented by Great Scott at Great Scott, Boston

    April 28, 2015

    British indie rockers Wolf Alice marry dreamy pop melodies to psychedelic sonic textures to create a complex yet catchy sound that is sure to fascinate audiences. At the band’s live shows...more

    Wrong is Right

    Presented by notloB Music at Outpost 186, Cambridge

    April 29, 2015

    As tune writers, arrangers, and transcribers, these three vibrant players met through a love of roots music at Berklee College of Music. With combined skill and finesse on their instruments they...more

    The Independent Film Festival Boston

    Presented by IFFBoston at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    April 22 - April 29, 2015

    The 13th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston (IFFBoston) will take place April 22 - 29, 2015 at various locations including Somerville Theatre in Davis Square, the Brattle Theatre in Harvard...more

    Claudia Rankine Q&A and Reading

    Presented by Emerson College Writing, Literature & Publishing Department at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    April 29, 2015

    The Emerson College WLP Reading Series continues with award-winning poet Claudia Rankine. There will be a Q&A at 4:00pm, followed by a reading of...more

    Two Gallants

    Presented by Brighton Music Hall at Brighton Music Hall, Boston

    April 29, 2015

    On “We Are Undone,” their new album released in February, the duo of Adam Stephens and Tyson Vogel veer even further from their folk-rock roots in San Francisco. Now they’re...more

    Independent Film Festival Boston

    Presented by The Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    April 24 - April 29, 2015

    The Brattle Theatre invites Boston film buffs to “discover emerging talent and celebrates the leading edge of cinematic storytellers.” The closing film, Wednesday, brings audiences...more

    Multimedia Poetry Reading

    Presented by Massachusetts College of Art and Design at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Brant Gallery, Boston

    April 29, 2015

    Celebrate National Poetry Month at Massachusetts College of Art and Design

    These three poets are innovative thinkers, poets, and performers whose scholarship and/or literary...more

    FOREVERINMOTION / Chris Riffle / Noah Chenfeld / Emma Hern

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

    April 29, 2015

    Foreverinmotion is a musical project fronted by Vermont native Brendon Thomas, who currently resides in Philadelphia. Thomas has released four LPs and one live album that span the genres of rock,...more

    Shear Madness

    Presented by Shear Madness at Charles Playhouse, Boston

    September 19, 2014 - April 30, 2015

    Discover for yourself why over 8 million people around the world have seen Shear Madness, the uproarious whodunit where the audience gets to solve the crime. A mixture of improvisation...more

    Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    April 30, 2015

    The work of Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox has been viewed on the ensemble’s YouTube channel well over a hundred million times. Most of those doing the viewing, however, are not...more

    Don Quixote on the Big Screen

    Presented by Boston University at Boston University George Sherman Student Union, Boston

    February 19 - April 30, 2015

    Don Quixote on the Big Screen is a film series in celebration of the IV Centennial of Don Quixote Part II, 1615-2015.

    Presented by the Observatorio de la Lengua...more

    Hanging Nasturtiums

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

    April 1 - April 30, 2015

    Cascades of blossoming nasturtium vines make their brief but dramatic appearance above the Courtyard, celebrating the arrival of spring at the Gardner Museum. (Nasturtium blooms last about three...more

    The Weston Wind Quintet

    Presented by Weston Wind Quintet at John J. Moakley United States Courthouse, Boston

    April 30, 2015

    The Weston Wind Quintet (Michael Tabak - flute, William Smith - oboe, Danby Cho - clarinet, Scott Chowning - French horn, Shu Satoh - bassoon) performs Franz Danzi - Wind Quintet, Op. 67 #2; Astor...more

    Midday Organ Recital: Nancy Granert

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Adolphus Busch Hall, Cambridge

    April 30, 2015

    Join us for a Midday Organ Recital at Adolphus Busch Hall, featuring Nancy Granert.

    Recitals are performed on Harvard’s famous 1958 D. A. Flentrop organ. Audience members are invited...more

    "You Must Believe in Spring" Plamen Karadonev with Elena Koleva

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    April 30, 2015

    Plamen and Elena present "You Must Believe in Spring" Jazz Concert of Fifth Season Quartet with a program of sweet, foot-tapping swing and modern Jazz arrangements. Pieces by M. Legrand,...more

    An Evening with Patrick Deville

    Presented by The French Cultural Center at The French Library Alliance Francaise of Boston (FAB), Boston

    April 30, 2015

    Coming to the French Cultural Center from Paris, French author Patrick Deville will speak about his bestselling novel Plague and Cholera. A multiple award winner in France, this...more

    Photography Exhibition at the Lesley University Lunder Arts Center

    Presented by Lesley University College of Art and Design at Laconia Gallery, Boston

    April 23 - April 30, 2015

    Enjoy a dynamic exhibition featuring the work of 10 artist-scholars whose creations span a variety of light-dependent genres including film, installation, alternative processes, printmaking, cut...more

    Whitman's Civil War Revisited: 'Drum-Taps' at 150

    Presented by Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard at Paine Hall at Harvard Univ., Cambridge

    April 30, 2015

    In October 1865, only months after Lincoln’s assassination and the final battle of the American Civil War, Walt Whitman published the completed version...more

    Chris Hardwick

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 1, 2015

     Chris Hardwick is a stand-up comedian, chart-topping podcaster, television personality, contributor for Wired magazine, and creative head of the multiplatform media behemoth known as Nerdist...more

    Music Duo concert

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Concert Hall, Boston

    May 1, 2015

    Pianist Hsin-chieh Lin is going to perform duo sonatas with her friends!!
    Featuring: French hornist Josh Blumenthal, Violist Steven Laraia, and pianist Zenan Yu.

    Program includes...more

    Sidewalk Driver & Vundabar

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box at the Paramount Center, Boston

    May 1, 2015

    Following the success of January's and March’s "Rock and Roll Weekends," ArtsEmerson announces another weekend of concerts with a new exciting, expansive line-up. These...more

    Authors in the House

    Presented by GrubStreet at Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston

    May 1, 2015

    Readers, writers and those who want creative, interactive entertainment are invited to join GrubStreet’s Muse and the Marketplace Conference attendees at Authors in the House, Friday,...more

    Bernard Haitink conducts Schumann, Mozart and Brahms featuring pianist Maria Joao Pires

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

    April 30 - May 2, 2015

    For the final concerts of the season, Bernard Haitink is joined by the eminent Portuguese pianist Maria Jo?o Pires-in her first BSO appearances since 1999-for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23,...more

    Come Back, Little Sheba

    Presented by Huntington Theatre Company at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    March 27 - May 2, 2015

    When Doc and Lola Delaney rent a room in their cluttered Midwestern home to Marie, a vivacious college student, her youthful energy stirs up forgotten dreams and missed opportunities. Visionary...more

    City of Angels

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

    March 27 - May 2, 2015

    Set in the seductive Hollywood of the 1940s, City of Angels chronicles the misadventures of Stine, a disillusioned young novelist attempting to write a screenplay for a tyrannical movie...more

    The Diary of Anne Frank

    Presented by Boston Children's Theatre at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    April 18 - May 2, 2015

    One of the most poignant plays of our generation, The Diary of Anne Frank tells the honest story of a young Jewish girl in Amsterdam hiding from the Nazi’s during World War...more

    Jeff Dye

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston, Boston

    April 30 - May 2, 2015

    Jeff Dye is an extremely talented comedian and actor who is best known for hosting MTV's Numbnuts and Money From Strangers. He did so well at the TBS Comedy Festival in Chicago...more

    Author in Person! THE LAST UNICORN

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    May 2, 2015

    Special Screening!
    Author Peter S. Beagle in Person!
    (1982) dir Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin, Jr w/Mia Farrow, Alan Arkin, Tammy Grimes, Jeff Bridges, Angela Lansbury, Christopher Lee [92...more

    Betty Bam!

    Presented by imaginary beasts at BCA Plaza Black Box, Boston

    April 10 - May 2, 2015

    A knock at the door followed by an accusation of an undisclosed crime forces Betty Bam to engage in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with her would-be pursuers. Charming Betty will take on many...more

    Wendy Williams

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 2, 2015

    Mother, wife, media mogul, entrepreneur, performer and best- selling author, Wendy Williams is best known for her long- running talk show “The Wendy Williams Show”. The nationally...more

    EXULTET! (Boston)

    Presented by Cappella Clausura at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Boston

    May 2, 2015

    Evocative music of Arvo Pärt, Eric Whitacre, Hildegard von Bingen and distinguished Welsh composer Hilary Tann.  We are honored to present the New England premiere of Tann’s...more

    Middletown

    Presented by Harvard Radcliffe Dramatic Club at Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge

    April 24 - May 2, 2015

    When Mary Swanson moves to Middletown, it seems as humdrum as a small American town can be: “Population: stable; elevation: same. The main street is called Main Street. The side streets are...more

    5th Annual High School Story Slam

    Presented by massmouth,inc. at C. Walsh Theatre, Boston

    May 2, 2015

    High school students from several local schools tell their own life stories and compete for a total of $5,000 in scholarship prizes at the 5th annual StoriesLive High School Scholarship Story. For...more

    Fragrant Stream Chinese Classical Music

    Presented by Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    May 2, 2015

    Chinese traditional music from the mid-16th century along with recent compositions, performed by virtuoso Chinese traditional instrumentalists.


    The Novel Ideas, Grey Reverend, Anne Malin

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box at the Paramount Center, Boston

    May 2, 2015

    Following the success of January's and March’s "Rock and Roll Weekends," ArtsEmerson announces another weekend of concerts with a new exciting, expansive line-up. These...more

    Crave by Sarah Kane

    Presented by Green Street Studios and at Green Street Studios, Cambridge

    May 1 - May 2, 2015

    Winner of the 2014 New York International Fringe Festival Excellence Award for Directing

    In this unique multimedia rendition the poetry of Kane's play is expressed...more

    Henry VI Part 2 Rehearsal with Tina Packer

    Presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project at The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, Boston

    May 2, 2015

    Actors’ Shakespeare Project is working with international Shakespeare luminary Tina Packer who returns to ASP to direct Henry VI, Part 2. The Open Rehearsal is an up-close-and-personal...more

    Omni Parker House Literary Tour

    Presented by Boston Literary District at Omni Parker House, Boston

    May 2, 2015

    Where Did Charles Dickens practice his reading of A Christmas Carol before speaking in front of an American audience? Where did the Transcendentalists hang out on the last Saturday of every...more

    Battle Hymns

    Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum and Boston Children's Chorus at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    May 2, 2015

    Experience an unprecedented collaboration between the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum, the Boston Children’s Chorus, and the Harvard Dance Project reflecting on the American Civil War....more

    Jesus Christ Superstar

    Presented by Fiddlehead Theatre Company at Strand Theatre, Boston

    April 24 - May 3, 2015

    Propelled by a stirring score, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit with a passion that goes straight to the heart.


    The Grand Parade (of the 20th Century)

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Paramount Center, Boston

    April 30 - May 3, 2015

    Created on a farm in Ashfield, Massachusetts, Double Edge Theatre's surreal, theatrical collage takes us along a 100-year historic journey of the mythology of our time in a style inspired by...more

    Haydn The Creation

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    May 1 - May 3, 2015

    Inspired by Haydn’s trips to England, where he first heard Handel’s oratorios, The Creation is widely considered Haydn’s crowning masterpiece. Based on both the biblical...more

    The Cripple of Inishmaan

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

    April 29 - May 3, 2015

    A dark comedy in the great tradition of Irish storytelling set on a remote Irish island in 1934. As word arrives on Inishmaan that a Hollywood director is coming to the neighboring island of...more

    Unitas Ensemble presents: Destined to be Classics

    Presented by Unitas Ensemble at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    May 3, 2015

    We hope you will join us in the beautiful sanctuary of Copley's Old South Church as we present the wonderful music of Latin America to Boston. Artistic Director...more

    Todd Rundgren - Global Tour 2015

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 3, 2015

    The 25th solo studio album of his career, "GLOBAL", scheduled for release on April 7 in North America and April 6 in the rest of the world, is a stunning contemporary fusion of styles -...more

    The David Haas Group: A Coalition of the Willing

    Presented by The Lily Pad at Lily Pad, Cambridge

    May 3, 2015

    David Haas, piano

    Scott Getchell, trumpets

    Todd Brunel, clarinet

    Glenn Dickson, clarinet

    Kevin Frenette, guitar

    Kit Demos, bass & modular...more

    Jake's Women

    Presented by Harvard Radcliffe Dramatic Club at Agassiz Theater, Cambridge

    April 23 - May 3, 2015

    Jake, a novelist who is more successful with fiction than with life, faces a marital crisis by daydreaming about the women in his life. The wildly comic and sometimes moving flashbacks played in...more

    Rising Waters

    Presented by Boston Sculptors Gallery at Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston

    April 1 - May 3, 2015

    The Boston Sculptors Gallery is pleased to show new works by Mags Harries. In this show Harries references the dilemma of Rising...more

    Muse and the Marketplace 2015

    Presented by GrubStreet at Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston

    May 1 - May 3, 2015

    The Muse and the Marketplace is a three-day literary conference designed to give aspiring writers a better understanding about the craft of writing fiction and non-fiction, to prepare...more

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