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    Science on Screen: CHILDREN OF MEN

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    September 22, 2014

    Hailed by The New York Times as a “superbly directed political thriller...about a nervously plausible future,” Children of Men immerses us in a world engulfed in violence, where women can no longer bear children. Directed by Alfonso Cuáron (Gravity), the film is at turns hopeful and frightening, and features memorable performances by Clive Owen, Michael Caine, and Julianne ...more


    Reading by Karen Cord Taylor

    Presented by Boston Public Library

    September 25, 2014

    Legendary Locals of Beacon Hill by Karen Cord Taylor celebrates the people who have had a memorable impact this neighborhood throughout its 200-plus year history. Featured in this book of...more

    Making Meaning in the Marketplace: a panel discussion and workshop

    Presented by North Bennet Street School

    September 25 - September 26, 2014

    How do artists define success? Hear a panel of four talented makers discuss the strategies they use to craft their creative practices to succeed in today's marketplace. Thursday's 5pm...more

    History and Landscape of the Back Bay Fens

    Presented by Emerald Necklace Conservancy

    September 7 - September 27, 2014

    From foul muddy flats to the parkland of today, the Fens have undergone many transformations in the last 125 years. Join Emerald Necklace docents as they talk and walk through this historic...more

    Design Exchange Boston (DxB)

    Presented by AIGA Boston

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    Design Exchange Boston (DxB) is a two-day design and innovation conference dedicated to celebrating the impact of design. The DxB experience explores the ideas, work and strategies currently...more

    Author Talk with Karen Corsano and Daniel Williman

    Presented by Boston Public Library

    September 29, 2014

    In their sensitive and compelling biography John Singer Sargent and His Muse, historians Karen Corsano and Daniel Williman shed new light on John Singer Sargent’s art through an...more

    Author Talk with Johnny Diaz

    Presented by Boston Public Library

    September 30, 2014

    Johnny Diaz returns to the South End Branch to read from his new book Looking for Providence, Volume 5 in his series The Boston Boys Club. Ronnie Reyes loses his job and his...more

    Getting Your Book Published: What’s Happening Now And What’s Coming Next?

    Presented by BusinessGhost

    September 30, 2014

    How do you get a book published today? Who gets deals with New York and why? Of all the self-publishing options, which work the best? How can you use a book to tell the story of your venture? And...more

    Author Talk with Noah Wilson-Rich

    Presented by Boston Public Library

    September 30, 2014

    Bees are crucial to the reproduction of flowering plants, and the economic contributions of these irreplaceable insects measure in the tens of billions of dollars each year. Yet bees are dying at...more

    La Maison Fournaise: An Impressionist Hot Spot

    Presented by The French Cultural Center

    October 2, 2014

    The French Cultural Center is honored to welcome Mrs. Marie-Christine Davy for a presentation on La Maison Fournaise, its glorious past and its recent rehabilitation.

    In 1857, Alphonse...more

    The Revolution Will Be Online

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    October 2, 2014

    In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, MAAH and Ford Hall Forum present Callie Crossley and three popular anti-racism bloggers in the historic African Meeting House. Crossley,...more

    In the House and On the Web: 21st-century Strategies For Interpreting Historic Interiors

    Presented by Nichols House Museum

    October 3, 2014

    On Friday, October 3, five speakers from Europe and the United States will come together to share experiences from their museums and heritage sites which have successfully integrated technology...more

    Global WarNing

    Presented by 555 Gallery

    September 4 - October 4, 2014

    This exhibition presents two perspectives on the true costs of carbon-based fuel production in the 21st century. The first by Garth Lenz explores the environmental costs related to the pending US...more

    "The Gatekeepers." A Jewish Studies Movie Night

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    October 6, 2014

     A screening and discussion of "The Gatekeepers." The film is Dror Moreh's 2012 documentary on Israel's security establishment, the Shin Bet. It is based on a series of...more

    Creating Kick-Ass Characters

    Presented by Craft on Draft

    October 7, 2014

    Join E. B. Moore, Jennie Wood, and Kate Racculia for a reading and discussion of their own unforgettable characters, trait by trait, from first draft to final. Bring a character-revealing page...more

    Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center at Citi Wang Theatre

    October 7 - October 8, 2014

    Theresa Caputo, psychic medium and star of the hit TLC show, Long Island Medium, will be appearing live, and will give interactive readings to audience members throughout the show. She will also...more

    History Zero: Film Screening + Conversation

    Presented by School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    October 9, 2014

    On October 9, 7:30 pm, artist Stefanos Tsivopoulos will join SMFA faculty members Jane Gillooly and Tina Wasserman for a conversation and screening of his film, History Zero, which...more

    Bostonians Behaving Badly: A Walking Tour of Boston's Riots

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    October 11, 2014

     Experience a most riotous tour through four centuries of protests, social violence and at times downright bad behavior! Known for the protests of the Stamp Act and Boston Tea Party,...more

    Rappaport Prize Lecture: Liz Deschenes

    Presented by deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum at Mass College of Art Tower Auditorium

    October 16, 2014

    Join artist Liz Deschenes and deCordova's community at her evening lecture at the Tower Auditorium at MassArt.

    Deschenes is the 2014 recipient of deCordova's prestigous Rappaport...more

    Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF)

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    "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

    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

    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

    "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

    What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow with Voices Boston, Benjamin Britten's

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

    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

    Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    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

    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: 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

    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

    JFK Election Victory 1960: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary

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

    October 29, 2010 - on going

    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

    Free WGBH Studio Tours

    Presented by WGBH at WGBH

    February 9, 2010 - on going

    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.


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