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    Ellis Boston

    Presented by Ellis Boston at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    October 25, 2014

    ELLIS BOSTON, October 25th, 2:00pm: Experts renowned for their experience in historic renovation will field questions during the panel “Your Old House: The Challenges of Historic Renovation,” sponsored by S&H Construction. They will discuss the challenges of historic preservation and what prospective historic homebuyers need to know. How can one remain true to the home’s original glory and ...more


    Bibliophilia

    Presented by The Nave Gallery

    October 2 - October 26, 2014

    Books mix together sculpture, installation, drawing, and performance. They are an interactive experience that fills up space and engages the body, a physical narrative that you move through over...more

    WORDLESS!: Art Spiegelman + Phillip Johnston

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

    October 26, 2014

    Art Spiegelman radically changed the public perception of comics with his Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece MAUS, earning the designation “father of the graphic novel.” In...more

    Love and Other Secrets: Ayelet Waldman

    Presented by New Center For Arts & Culture

    October 27, 2014

    Novelist and essayist Ayelet Waldman talks about her writing career, including her acclaimed new novel Love and Treasure. The book weaves a tale around the true story of...more

    Nicholas Carr Book Signing

    Presented by Northeastern University School of Law

    October 27, 2014

    Nicholas Carr talks about his new book The Glass Cage: Automation and Us at Northeastern University.

    Monday, October 27, 2014 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM 
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    Sara Hendren’s Artist Talk

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 29, 2014

    Sara Hendren is a designer and researcher committed to tracking and commenting on art, adaptive technologies and prosthetics. Inspired by the future of bodies, Hendren’s projects...more

    The BU Institute for Philosophy and Religion's 2014-15 Lecture Series

    Presented by Boston University Institute for Philosophy & Religion

    October 29, 2014

     Part of The Institute for Philosophy and Religion 2014-2015 Lecture Series “Philosophy and the Future of Religion”. This year’s Institute series explores some of the most...more

    Lesley University Presents Children's Author Andrea Davis Pinkney

    Presented by Lesley University

    October 30, 2014

    Lesley University's Evelyn M. Finnegan Children's Literature Lecture Series presents author and illustrator Andrea Davis Pinkney.  Andrea is the New York Times bestselling and...more

    Collection Conversations: The Naked and the Dead

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

    October 26 - October 30, 2014

    On Sunday, Oct. 26 at 2:00 p.m. and Thursday, Oct 30 at 6:30 p.m., the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will hold the first in a series of collection...more

    Grave Undertakings: A Tour of Downtown Boston's Burying Grounds

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    October 11 - November 1, 2014

    Explore three of downtown Boston's burying grounds and learn about the customs surrounding death and dying in Puritan New England. Dig deeper into the religious views, practices, symbolism,...more

    Author Susan Playfair Appearance for Her New Book 'America's Founding Fruit'

    Presented by Eight Cousins

    November 1, 2014

    Please join author Susan Playfair as she discusses her latest book. 'America’s Founding Fruit' presents a history of cranberry cultivation and its role in our national history, leads...more

    A Transformational Gift: The Schusterman Collection

    Presented by New Center For Arts & Culture at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    November 2, 2014

    In Fall 2013, Oklahoma philanthropist Lynn Schusterman gave the Museum of Fine Arts the collection of 119 objects of Judaica that she and her late husband, Charles, had amassed through the years....more

    Author Michael M. Greenburg Appearance for His New Book 'The Court-Martial of Paul Revere'

    Presented by Tatnuck Bookseller

    November 2, 2014

    Join us for this special event! Mr. Greenburg will speak on his new book about Paul Revere'd ride from Charlestown to Lexington in 1775. Greenburg’s is the first book to give a full...more

    A Tribute to Robert Gardner

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive and Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

     A tribute to the extraordinary life of filmmaker Robert Gardner who passed away earlier this year. Co-founder of the Harvard Film Archive and Film Study Center, longtime director of the...more

    Waltham Mills Open Studios

    Presented by Waltham Mills Artists Association at Waltham Mills Artist Association, Waltham

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    Visit art where it’s made at the Waltham Mills 38th Annual Open Studios. During the first weekend of November, the Waltham Mills Artist Association, Lincoln Studios, and Metalwerx present...more

    Touching the Sound with Filmmaker Peter Rosen

    Presented by Close Encounters With Music

    November 2, 2014

    Touching the Sound: The Improbable Journey of Nobuyuki Tsujii documents the life of the extraordinary Japanese pianist, blind from infancy, who triumphs as gold medalist at the 2009 Van...more

    Truth Telling: Art in Search of Social Justice

    Presented by The Nave Gallery at The Nave Gallery, Somerville

    October 5 - November 2, 2014

    If we can’t see it, we can’t feel it. If we can’t feel it, we can’t know it. If we don’t know it nothing changes, and the suffering goes on. The visual arts have a...more

    Hammond Residential in Hingham to Host Local Artists’ Show

    Presented by Hammond Residential RE

    November 2, 2014

    Jeff Forsythe, manager of Hammond Residential Real Estate's Hingham office, is pleased to announce that the office will exhibit works by members of Hull Artists Trish Turner and Donna Goes...more

    Science on Screen: The Abyss

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    November 3, 2014

    Filled with stunning special effects, director James Cameron’s sci-fi epic The Abyss takes audiences on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean’s surface. Hold your...more

    Resonances of Silence: Sounding against Nuclear Power in Post-Fukushima Japan

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music

    November 3, 2014

    Boston University Professor of Music Marié Abe presents our second colloquium of the semester.

    In April 2011—one month after the devastating M9.0 earthquake, tsunami, and...more

    Marine Conservation Action Fund - Supporting Coral Reefs in India and Coastal Dolphins in Africa

    Presented by New England Aquarium

    November 4, 2014

    The Marine Conservation Action Fund (MCAF) is a unique program that supports the New England Aquarium’s commitment to ocean conservation by funding small-scale, high-impact projects across...more

    Camera Eye Seminar I

    Presented by Camera Eye Photography Workshops at Camera Eye Photography Workshops, Somerville

    September 16 - November 4, 2014

    An intensive workshop where students will explore photographic seeing and visual thinking. In a small class setting we will discuss photographs in technical, formal, and conceptual terms. The...more

    Authors to Discuss Modern Parenting

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton Centre

    November 4, 2014

    Award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior and local author Carla Naumburg, PhD, will discuss their recent parenting books. Moderating the discussion will be Jeanne Lovy, Assistant Vice President,...more

    Eric Rohter’s AntiDesign Artist Talk

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    November 5, 2014

    Eric Rohter is a designer, developer and artist specializing in creative direction, graphic design, typography, illustration and strategy. A Senior Designer for ANTI, Rohter designs creative...more

    The Lowell Humanities Series and Poetry Days present Laura Kasischke

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100, Chestnut Hill

    November 5, 2014

    Laura Kasischke’s narrative virtuosity helps account for her dual, award-winning career as a novelist and poet. Her books of poetry include Wild Brides, Fire and Flower, Dance and...more

    "Final Sale" Opening Reception

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 6, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present “Economic Racism in Perspective: Past and Present in the US and Germany,” a series of events...more

    Dr. William Pfaff "Music, Image, Time: Place as Inspiration"

    Presented by The Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College at Rogers Center for the Arts, North Andover

    November 6, 2014

    The multimedia presentation highlights Dr. Pfaff’s interdisciplinary experiences as an Artist-in-Residence at the Petrified Forest National Park. It includes...more

    Travel & Taste: Beautiful Bahamas

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    November 6, 2014

    The Bahamas are a group of 700 islands, and many smaller islets, made from the remnants of coral reefs in the northern Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Formerly a British colony, their economy...more

    Results Day, Harvard Yard Archaeology Project

    Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

    November 6, 2014

    Students of Anthropology 1130 show and discuss the findings of the 2014 excavation season.


    Conversations Series/Guest: author, Alex Beam

    Presented by Arlington Community Education

    October 9 - November 6, 2014

    Arlington Community Ed. hosts conversations with influential thinkers, writers and leaders, about issues that shape our world.  Hosted by David Witford, editor-at-large at...more

    BU Cinematheque: An Evening with Martin Persiel

    Presented by Boston University at Boston University's College of Communications, Com 101, Boston

    November 7, 2014

    Boston University's Film and Television Department’s Cinemathèque is a series of meetings and conversations with filmmakers/televison-makers and free screenings of important,...more

    An Evening of Illumination

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge

    November 8, 2014

    The annual Evening of Illumination will take place at Old Sturbridge Village on November 8. Explore a time without electricity and street lights. Take in the captivating scenes of an early New...more

    Christoph Kreutzmüller: “Kristallnacht and the Destruction of Jewish Commercial Activity in Germany”

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 9, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present “Economic Racism in Perspective: Past and Present in the US and Germany,” a series...more

    Artist's Talk with Lorna Simpson

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    November 9, 2014

    Lorna Simpson will discuss her work and retrospective exhibition. Meet in Kemper Auditorium. Free and open to the public.


    Author Maureen Meister Talk and Signing for Her Book "Arts & Crafts Architecture"

    Presented by Concord Bookshop

    November 9, 2014

    Meister's latest book studies the history and heritage in New England. The book offers the first full-scale examination of the architecture associated with the Arts and Crafts movement that...more

    DISPOSSESSION International Conference

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 9 - November 11, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present “Economic Racism in Perspective: Past and Present in the US and Germany,” a series of events...more

    Dinner with Stalin and Other Stories

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100, Chestnut Hill

    November 11, 2014

    Join us for a symposium and reading celebrating the translation and publication of Dinner with Stalin (2014) by David Shrayer-Petrov.


    Peter Fallon: Spring, My Love - A Poetry Reading

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100, Chestnut Hill

    November 12, 2014

    In 1970, Peter Fallon founded The Gallery Press, Ireland’s leading literary publishing company. His new collection of poems, Strong, My Love, was published in 2014. He is a graduate...more

    Prohibition: Boston Dry/Boston Wet

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society

    November 12, 2014

    Stephanie Schorow, author of Drinking Boston, will discuss the history of Boston during the era when the 18th Amendment was in effect. Prohibition in Boston was a period rife with class...more

    Robert A. Margo: "Obama, Katrina, and the Persistence of Racial Inequality”

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 13, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present “Economic Racism in Perspective: Past and Present in the US and Germany,” a series...more

    Penguins as Ocean Sentinels: What Penguins Are Telling Us

    Presented by New England Aquarium

    November 13, 2014

    Penguins are sentinels of the southern oceans, helping humans understand how the planet is responding to global climate change. Natural history, long-term studies and communication of what we...more

    Invasion! Challenges to our Forest & Plant Communities

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    November 13, 2014

    We often hear in the news about invasive pests such as the Asian longhorned beetle and the emerald ash borer. Where are these invasive pests in Massachusetts? What can you do to protect your...more

    Concert of Cape Breton Fiddle and Piano Music

    Presented by Boston College

    November 13, 2014

    Gaelic Roots Music, Song, Dance, Workshop, and Lecture Series. Featuring Kimberley Fraser and Mac Morin.

     


    Issues Affecting Parents with Children on the Autism Spectrum - A Discussion

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton Centre

    November 13, 2014

    Author Brenda Dater will discuss her book Parenting without Panic: A Pocket Support Group for Parents of Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum. In her book, Dater draws on her...more

    BU Cinematheque: An Evening with Dia Sokol-Savage

    Presented by Boston University at Boston University's College of Communications, Com 101, Boston

    November 14, 2014

    Boston University's Film and Television Department’s Cinemathèque is a series of meetings and conversations with filmmakers/televison-makers and free screenings of important,...more

    Capturing Music: Writing and Singing Music in the Middle Ages

    Presented by Blue Heron Renaissance Choir at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    November 15, 2014

    A multimedia event presented by Blue Heron in collaboration with Thomas Forrest Kelly (Morton B. Knafel Professor of Music, Harvard University). This unique presentation will explore the power of...more

    Boston Byzantine Music Festival

    Presented by Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Maliotis Cultural Center at Hellenic College, Brookline

    November 14 - November 15, 2014

    The Second Boston Byzantine Music Festival presents a dynamic and engaging collection of performances that explore the musical...more

    "Travel Like A Fine Art Connoisseur" program at Boston International Fine Art Show

    Presented by Fusco & Four at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    November 15, 2014

    Join Peter Trippi, Editor-in-Chief of Fine Art Connoisseur, for an armchair art cruise of the magazine’s popular learning adventures focused on specific European regions such as...more

    Wifredo Lam - Imagining New Worlds program at Boston International Fine Art Show

    Presented by Fusco & Four at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    November 16, 2014

    Wifredo Lam blurred boundaries among the established art movements of the 20th century while giving expression to his multiracial and multicultural ancestry. Come hear Elizabeth T. Goizueta,...more

    Judy! A Legendary Film Career

    Presented by Arts at the Armory at Arts at the Armory, Somerville

    November 16, 2014

    Emmy Award-winning producer/writer John Fricke reviews highlights from Garland's historic motion picture work, tracing her on-screen performance arc from age seven as one of the Gumm Sisters...more

    Unsettled Dreams

    Presented by New Center For Arts & Culture

    November 17, 2014

    Yossi Klein Halevi talks with Jeffrey Goldberg about his book Like Dreamers and the ways in which Israel has inspired a variety of utopian dreams – dreams that are often in stark...more

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