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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


    Protecting the Ash Tree: Wabanaki Diplomacy and Sustainability Science in Maine

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History and Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    November 18, 2014

    Brown ash trees sustain the ancestral basket-making traditions of the Wabanaki people of Maine and play a key role in their creation myths. These trees are now threatened by the emerald ash borer,...more

    Jeff Chang: Who We Be: The Colorization of America

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

    November 19, 2014

    Jeff Chang’s first book, Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation, won the American Book Award. His new book, Who We Be: The Colorization of...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

    Travel & Taste: Magnificent Crete

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

    November 20, 2014

    Join us for a location-themed buffet dinner and lecture (or lecture only) hosted by Elissa Landre, discussing the magnificent Crete. The many stories about Crete were thought to be myths until...more

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

    Presented by Concord Bookshop

    November 20, 2014

    Join us for this special event! Mr. Greenburg will be speaking on his new book about Paul Revere. The single event defining Paul Revere is his ride from Charlestown to Lexington in 1775....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

    Ruby Wax: Sane New World

    Presented by Oberon and American Repertory Theater at OBERON, Cambridge

    November 18 - November 23, 2014

    Written by & featuring Ruby Wax

    Comedian, writer, and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax shows us how our minds can jeopardize our sanity in this one-woman show inspired by her book,...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 Arnold Arboretum 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

    Pondering Walden Discussion Series

    Presented by deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum at deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Lincoln

    November 20 - December 11, 2014

    Consider Walden, revisited in connection with its natural and literary inspirations (Walden Pond and Henry David Thoreau's book Walden) during this in-depth discussion series...more

    St. Petersburg Symphony

    Presented by Music Worcester, Inc. at Mechanics Hall, Worcester

    January 13, 2015

     Tuesday, January 13, 7:30pm, Mechanics Hall

    St. Petersburg Symphony
    Vladimir Lande, conductor
    Andrei Gavrilov, piano

    A legendary soloist in an infamous piano...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

    Stephen Dubner

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre, Worcester

    April 7, 2015

    An award-winning author, journalist, and radio and TV personality, Stephen J. Dubner is best-known as co-author of the books Freakonomics, SuperFreakonomics, and Think Like a Freak....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

    Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam

    Presented by Poetry Jam

    February 13, 2011 - Ongoing

    Every Sunday with a Poetry Slam co-hosted by Joyce Cunha and Jeff Robinson starting at 7:30pm and a Featured Poet and Open Mic accompanied by the Jeff Robinson Trio starting at 9:00pm –...more

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