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    Art Spiegelman - “What the %@&*! Happened to Comics?”

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Sanders Theatre

    May 9, 2014

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    Art Spiegelman's comics are best known for their scratch-board, illustrative style and controversial content. In his talk “What the %@&*! Happened to Comics?” he takes his audience on a chronological tour of the evolution of comics, all the while explaining the value of this medium and why it should not be ignored.

    "… comics echo the way the brain works. People think in ...More




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    Mark Leibovich: Capital Follies

    Presented by New Center For Arts & Culture

    April 24, 2014

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    The New Center for Arts & Culture presents, a discussion with author and...More

    Conference on Literature in Portuguese Language

    Presented by Boston Portuguese Festival at UMass Boston

    April 25, 2014

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    Friday, April 25 10:00am-3:30 pm (registration and breakfast start at...More

    BSA Space Fim Series: Power to the Pedals: Wenzday Jane and the Culture of Change

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    April 25, 2014

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    BSA Space presents the Boston premiere of Power to the Pedals: Wenzday...More

    Ninth Annual Newburyport Literary Festival: The Curious Mind

    Presented by Newburyport Literary Association

    April 25-April 26, 2014

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    This year’s Festival honors renowned local author Andre Dubus III....More

    Herring Run Festival

    Presented by Plimoth Grist Mill at Plimoth Plantation

    April 26, 2014

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    Plymouth’s Town Brook in April means one thing–the annual...More

    Highfield Hall & Gardens: The Brilliance of Porgy and Bess: A Robert Wyatt Lecture

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall

    April 26, 2014

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    Porgy and Bess opened in New York City on October 10, 1935, running for only...More

    Dancing with a Star: Music and Dance of George Washington

    Presented by Musicians of the Old Post Road at Faneuil Hall

    April 26, 2014

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    Who knew? Our beloved first President could really tear up the dance floor...More

    OSV Overseers’ Distinguished Speaker Series: Linda Lefko

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    April 26, 2014

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    Join author and historic decorative painter Linda Lefko, co-author, along...More

    David Neumann: Solo Works

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA

    April 26, 2014

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     Interdisciplinary choreographer David Neumann will present an intimate...More

    Walden's Shore: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth Century Science

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum

    April 26, 2014

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     Robert M. Thorston, a professor of Geology at the University of...More

    Tanja Softic-Migrant Universe

    Presented by Tufts University Art Gallery at Tufts University Art Gallery

    January 30-April 27, 2014

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    The Migrant Universe series acts as a visual poem about identity and the...More

    A Weekend of 17th Century Samplers at Plimoth Plantation

    Presented by Plimouth Plantation at Plimoth Plantation

    April 26-April 27, 2014

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    Join Plimoth Plantation for a weekend of workshops and lectures about early...More

    Community Open House at the Yiddish Book Center

    Presented by Yiddish Book Center

    April 27, 2014

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    Join us for a day of events featuring the 2014 Melinda Rosenblatt Lecture...More

    The Raven's Trail: A Walking Tour of Poe's Boston

    Presented by Edgar Allen Poe Foundation

    April 27, 2014

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    This 90-minute tour explores Poe's connections to Boston, from his birth...More

    ACT Lecture | Elvan Zabunyan: Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Translations of Memory

    Presented by MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT)

    April 28, 2014

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     The starting point of Elvan Zabunyan’s talk is the work of...More

    Lovers at the Chameleon Club: Paris 1932: A Novel

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenaeum

    April 28, 2014

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    This, the latest book by the best-selling author and novelist Francine...More

    Casebook: A Novel

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenaeum

    April 29, 2014

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    Author Mona Simpson’s new novel is about an eavesdropping boy working...More

    Elizabeth Agassiz: Ahead of Her Time and of Her Time

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenaeum

    April 30, 2014

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    Elizabeth Cary was born into the elite of Boston. Her wealthy maternal...More

    The New Black

    Presented by Historic Newton at Newton Senior Center

    April 30, 2014

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    Part of the series Created Equal: The Civil Rights Movement Then and Now....More

    Rich, Royal and Powerful

    Presented by The Tannery Series

    May 1, 2014

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    The Tannery Series Explores the Alchemy of the Human Heart. From medieval...More

    STEAM CAR DEMONSTRATION AND LECTURE at the Jackson Homestead and Museum

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    May 3, 2014

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    The Stanley Twins of Newton: Inventors of the Stanley Steam Car and...More

    Belmont World Film's 13th Annual International Film Series

    Presented by Belmont World Film

    March 10-May 5, 2014

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    The line-up includes:

    Monday,...More

    The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenaeum

    May 6, 2014

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    The Bohemians begins in early 1860s San Francisco.The Gold Rush has ended;...More

    Bill White, America's Fiscal Constitution

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    May 6, 2014

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    "Bill White has done something remarkable – he’s written a...More

    Updike

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenaeum

    May 7, 2014

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    Updike is the first full-fledged biography of the prolific author, but it is...More

    Marta Turok and Marcella Echavarria: Tradition and Innovation in Mexican Folk Art

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    May 8, 2014

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     “Tradition” is a term seemingly at odds with innovation,...More

    Anne Ryan: Material Witness

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenaeum

    May 8, 2014

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    Lecture in conjunction with the Polly Thayer Starr Charitable...More

    Poetry Reading: Susan Rich, Cloud Pharmacy

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    May 8, 2014

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    "Cloud Pharmacy is a book of lyric fire. In our epoch of quick...More

    Betsy Leondar-Wright, Missing Class

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    May 8, 2014

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    In Missing Class, the ?rst comprehensive empirical study of US...More

    2014 Members Juried Exhibition

    Presented by The Guild of Boston Artists at The Guild of Boston Artists

    April 10-May 10, 2014

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    Every year Guld members submit paintings to be juried for awards and cash...More

    Book Launch: Bret Anthony Johnston, Remember Me Like This

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    May 13, 2014

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    "You could say that this book is ripped from the headlines, but that...More

    David Downing, Masaryk Station

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    May 14, 2014

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    "Downing adroitly elucidates the morass that was post-World War II...More

    Gordon Orians, Snakes, Sunrises, and Shakespeare

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    May 15, 2014

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    "No scholar better understands the intimate linkage between...More

    Seeing Glacial Time: Climate Change in the Arctic

    Presented by Tufts University Art Gallery at Tufts University Art Gallery

    January 30-May 18, 2014

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    Seeing Glacial Time examines how eight contemporary artists employ...More

    Moira Young Reading

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    May 18, 2014

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    The gut-wrenching third book in the highly praised Dust Lands trilogy, which...More

    Julia Glass: And the Dark Sacred Night

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    May 19, 2014

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    "Winner of the National Book Award for her 2002 debut, Three...More

    Nigel Hamilton: The Mantle of Command

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    May 20, 2014

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    "This convincingly written and gripping volume is essential for...More

    2014 Baird Fellowship Lectures

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Faculty Club

    May 20, 2014

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    This year’s lectures feature:

    Ariel...More

    Elizabeth McCracken in conversation with Paul Harding

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    May 21, 2014

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    "[Elizabeth McCracken] writes sentences so beautiful you’ll want...More

    Theatre in Boston’s Downtown Crossing from 1850-1900

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenaeum

    May 21, 2014

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    Susan Roberts will take a peek into the Boston theatre...More

    Kara Swanson: Banking on the Body

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    May 22, 2014

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    Scientific advances and economic forces have converged to create something...More

    Lost Boston

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenaeum

    May 22, 2014

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    Although historic Boston has a reputation as one of the best-preserved...More

    Wool Days

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    May 24-May 26, 2014

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    The sheep get their yearly shearing starting on May 24 through May 26 at Old...More

    Anand Giridharadas: The True American

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    May 27, 2014

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    "Exhilarating and deeply affecting, Giridharadas’s book is not...More

    The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenaeum

    May 29, 2014

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    In The Amoeba in the Room, Nicholas Money, author...More

    Tanya Selvaratnam, The Big Lie

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    May 29, 2014

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    "A courageous, deeply personal, and unapologetically feminist...More

    2014 Call for Submissions

    Presented by Arlington International Film Festival and Regent Theatre, Arlington

    January 1-May 30, 2014

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     4thAnnual Arlington International Film...More

    Randy Fenoli from "Say Yes to the Dress"

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    May 31, 2014

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     As the star of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress and Randy Knows Best,...More

    Feeding the Hungry Ghost: Life, Faith and What to Eat for Dinner

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenaeum

    May 31, 2014

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    Feeding the Hungry Ghost offers an irreverent approach to bringing...More

    Colum McCann, TransAtlantic

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 2, 2014

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    "What distinguishes TransAtlantic from [Colum] McCann’s earlier...More

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