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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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    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

    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

    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

    Gallery Talk for Loisaida: New York’s Lower East Side in the ‘80s

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    April 27, 2014

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    Gallery Talk for Loisaida: New York’s Lower East Side in the...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

    Lit Week 2014: Authors on White Privilege and Racial Identity

    Presented by Community Change, Inc.

    April 27, 2014

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    Who said that exploring racial identity couldn’t be uplifting? Join...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

    ArtWeek Boston: : From Floors to Walls

    Presented by American Islamic Congress and Citi Performing Arts Center

    April 28, 2014

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    The rug on the floor and the art on the walls are often the most expensive...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

    Film Screening and Discussion of Style Wars

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    April 30, 2014

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    Join Addison staff and Artist-in-Residence Chris Daze Ellis for a screening...More

    Worldly Worlding: Curating the Imaginal Fields of Science and Art

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History and Harvard Art Museums

    April 30, 2014

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     Public lecture with Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Artistic Director,...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

    Anne Bogart: Inaugural DeVoy Perspectives on Theatre Lecture

    Presented by Boston College Theatre Department at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100

    April 30, 2014

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    The Boston College Theatre Department is pleased to...More

    Dr. Zabdiel Boylston Adams: Surgeon & Soldier for the Union

    Presented by Massachusetts Historical Society at Massachusetts Historical Society

    April 30, 2014

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    Jefferson and Hamilton is the story of the fierce struggle—both public...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

    ArtWeek Boston: Mind Ur ArtBusiness Series: Cultivating Exchanges

    Presented by Into Your Art. LLC and Citi Performing Arts Center at Club Cafe

    May 3, 2014

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    Into Your Art Inc, presents a learning session activity (LSA) as part of the...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

    Finding Expression in Music

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School

    May 3, 2014

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    Finding Expression in Music
    Voice & Piano Presentation on Leonard...More

    ArtWeek Boston

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation and Citi Performing Arts Center

    April 25-May 4, 2014

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    ArtWeek Boston is a biannual celebration of the arts 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

    OSV Overseers’ Distinguished Speaker Series: Nathaniel Philbrick

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    May 5, 2014

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     Award-winning historical non-fiction writer, Nathaniel Philbrick will...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

    Joe Papp in Five Acts

    Presented by Suffolk University and National Center for Jewish Film

    May 10, 2014

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    Joe Papp in Five Acts
    presented as part of The National Center for...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

    Day Trip: Local Park and Landscapes in Brookline and Cambridge

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum

    May 16, 2014

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    Melissa Renn, Senior Curatorial Research Associate,...More

    Highfield Hall: Post Lecture Luncheon with Louis Raymond in an Elegant Gansett Garden

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall

    May 17, 2014

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    Enjoy a luncheon and casual conversation with Louis Raymond and view the...More

    Highfield Hall: Louis Raymond Garden Lecture

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall

    May 17, 2014

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    Louis Raymond, a Rhode Island based professional landscape designer has been...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

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