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    From Conflict to Peace - Lessons of Diplomacy from Other Nations

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

    October 21, 2014

    Given the current political climate in Israel, can models of diplomacy from Northern Ireland, South Africa and elsewhere help point a path to lasting peace? Can the legacies of nations once beleaguered by genocide, tribal warfare, apartheid and oppression help light a way forward? From Conflict to Peace - Lessons of Diplomacy will be the topic of a discussion at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 ...more


    Memoir Keynote: Herbie Hancock

    Presented by Boston Book Festival at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    October 23, 2014

    Over the course of his decades-long career, living legend Herbie Hancock has amassed fourteen Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year for River: The Joni Letters. His album Head...more

    Ellis Boston

    Presented by Ellis Boston at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    October 24, 2014

    The first panel of the weekend, “What, How, and Why to Collect Now” moderated by Joshua Rose, Editor, American Fine Art, will occur during the New Collectors Night. Experts will...more

    BU Cinematheque: An Evening with Frank V. Ross

    Presented by Boston University

    October 24, 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

    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...more

    Boston Book Festival

    Presented by Boston Book Festival at Copley Square, Boston

    October 23 - October 25, 2014

    The Boston Book Festival celebrates the power of words to stimulate, agitate, unite, delight, and inspire by holding year-round events culminating in an annual, free festival...more

    Boston Book Festival at the French Cultural Center

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

    October 25, 2014

    The French Cultural Center is proud to participate in the 6th edition of the Boston Book Festival, in partnership with the cultural services of the French Embassy in the US. Throughout the day we...more

    Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF)

    Presented by Boston Asian American Film Festival at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    October 23 - October 26, 2014

    The Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF), a production of the Asian American Resource Workshop (AARW), announces a provocative and entertaining program of independent cinema highlighting...more

    Ellis Boston, October 26 2014

    Presented by Ellis Boston at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    October 26, 2014

    ELLIS BOSTON, October 26th, 2:00pm: Sunday’s special guest Steven Favreau, an accomplished San Francisco and Boston interior designer, will demonstrate how to best incorporate antiques and...more

    Walking Tour of Carruth's Hill, Dorchester

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    October 26, 2014

    Okay, modern folks would just consider this area 'Ashmont' but we are using the 19th century name...go with it! Dorchester is even older than Boston. Advances in transportation enabled the...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

    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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    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

    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

    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

    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

    "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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    "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

    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

    "The Last Store Standing: Commerce as Force, Symbol and Casualty in the Gentrifying American City"

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 20, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present a series of events scheduled for November 2014 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of 1964...more

    Things That Go Bump in the Night: What Do Whales See?

    Presented by New England Aquarium

    November 20, 2014

    To reduce or eliminate the problem of right whale entanglements in fishing gear, scientists and gear developers have considered the feasibility of enhancing ropes and nets to improve their...more

    BU Cinematheque: An Evening with Sarah-Violet Bliss

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

    November 21, 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

    What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow and Voices Boston - Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    December 5, 2014

    The popular What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow examines Benjamin Britten’s Christmas choral masterwork, “A Ceremony of Carols,” the last work produced during Britten’s...more

    Jamaica Pond and Boston’s Water System – The Early History of the Boston Water System

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society and Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Hunnewell Building, Boston

    December 7, 2014

    From the 1630 settlement of Boston, people needed water supply. Marcis Kempe, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum and an avid water supply historian will discuss the early...more

    Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    January 14 - January 15, 2015

    Neil deGrasse Tyson was born and raised in New York City where he was educated in the public schools clear through his graduation from the Bronx High School of Science. Tyson went on to earn his...more

    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Stefan Sagmeister

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Morse Auditorium, Boston

    February 12, 2015

    The New York-based graphic designer’s bold style and careful sense of craft expands to photography, video, bookmaking, murals, installation, and more. He has designed album covers for Lou...more

    Beyond Bubbie's Kitchen

    Presented by New Center For Arts & Culture

    March 1, 2015

    Join us for the sixth annual Beyond Bubbie's Kitchen as Boston's top chefs create modern twists on traditional Jewish food.


    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Mickalene Thomas in Conversation with Anna Stothart

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Morse Auditorium, Boston

    March 16, 2015

    New York-based artist Mickalene Thomas in conversation with Anna Stothart, assistant curator at The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Thomas’ portraits of black women and studies of...more

    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Huma Bhabha

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts

    March 25, 2015

    Sculptor, Huma Bhabha (Karachi, Pakistan), pushes the limits of human figuration with sculptures of grotesque dignity. Her figures are powerful metaphors for the global citizen: precarious,...more

    What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow with Kyle Athayde Dance Party

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    April 10, 2015

    Considered among the greatest American composers in any genre, Duke Ellington’s work looms large on the cultural landscape. In this performance, Rob Kapilow shines the What Makes it Great?...more

    Free WGBH Studio Tours

    Presented by WGBH at WGBH, Boston

    February 9, 2010 - Ongoing

    Go behind the scenes for a free 45-minute tour of WGBH's all-digital studios at One Guest Street in Boston's Brighton neighborhood.


    JFK Election Victory 1960: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary

    Presented by John F. Kennedy Presidental Library at John F. Kennedy Presidental Library and Museum, Boston

    October 29, 2010 - Ongoing

    Tour the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and relive the powerful story of the Kennedy years. In our three theaters, period settings, and 25 dramatic multimedia exhibits, you...more

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