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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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    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

    PETER DIMURO/PUBLIC DISPLAYS OF MOTION: DANCE CHAT

    Presented by Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    May 28, 2014

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    Two guys walk into a barre… ?

    Join two powerful voices...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

    Kate Payne, The Hip Girl's Guide to the Kitchen

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 2, 2014

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    You can become a confident cook--even if the drawer with the take-out menus...More

    Julie Wu, The Third Son

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 3, 2014

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    "A boy growing up in Japanese-occupied Taiwan in the 1940s will do...More

    Fred Dillen, Beauty

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 5, 2014

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    "When big business meets a small fishing town, it’s not clear who...More

    Skylar Dorset, The Girl Who Never Was

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 6, 2014

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    "Romantic, suspenseful, and witty all at once -- Alice in Wonderland...More

    Sara St. Antoine, Three Bird Summer

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 7, 2014

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    Join local author Sara St. Antoine to celebrate her debut novel for young...More

    The Future of Nature - Boston Speaker Series, 3 nights April 28, May 11 & June 9

    Presented by The Nature Conservancy at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    April 28-June 9, 2014

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     7 BILLION AND COUNTING: POPULATION AND THE PLANET 

    Does...More

    Joanna Rakoff, My Salinger Year

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 9, 2014

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    "Here is the story of a reader becoming a writer, of a young woman...More

    Richard Hoffman, Love and Fury

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 10, 2014

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    "Sifting the connections between our fathers and ourselves is often an...More

    Alan Furst, Midnight in Europe

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 11, 2014

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    "Furst is the best in the business." — Vince...More

    New York Transformed: The Architecture of Cross & Cross

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenaeum

    June 12, 2014

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    In 1907, a year of a major financial crisis in the United States, New York...More

    Steve Early, Save Our Unions

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 12, 2014

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    "'Save Our Unions' is a plea we hear from workers seeking a...More

    Wine Reading, Reading Wine

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenaeum

    June 17, 2014

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    The pleasures of drinking wine are many and delightful. But what about wine...More

    Walter Willett and Malissa Wood,Thinfluence

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 17, 2014

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    Tackling a weight problem is often viewed as a personal responsibility that...More

    Valeia Luiselli, Faces in the Crowd

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 19, 2014

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    "An extraordinary new literary talent." -- The Daily...More

    Damien Echols and Lorri Davis, Yours for Eternity

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 20, 2014

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    Damien Echols and Lorri Davis met in 1996, and were married in a Buddhist...More

    Sean Michaels, Us Conductors, with Theremin Player Jon Bernhardt

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 21, 2014

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    Boston-area theremin player Jon Bernhardt plays the instrument at the heart...More

    Neptune: The Allied Invasion of Europe and the D-Day Landings

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenaeum

    June 23, 2014

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    In Neptune, Craig L. Symonds, noted historian and...More

    Mac Griswold, The Manor

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 23, 2014

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    "The Manor is strong in its vivid and compassionate description of the...More

    Anthony James and Susan Mizruchi

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 24, 2014

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    Actor Anthony James and biographer Susan Mizruchi team up for a discussion...More

    Rita Zoey Chin, Let the Tornado Come

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 25, 2014

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    "Unbearably beautiful and unflinching, Rita Zoey Chin’s Let the...More

    Sue Miller, The Arsonist

    Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books

    June 26, 2014

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    From the best-selling author of While I Was Gone and The Senator’s...More

    TRUMPET - An Idea Gallery Grand Opening

    Presented by Trumpet - An Idea Gallery

    June 15, 2012-June 30, 2014

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    Trumpet is a consortium of art, music, theater, the written word, film,...More

    Redcoats and Rebels

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    August 2-August 3, 2014

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    Old Sturbridge Village is home to the largest military re-enactment in New...More

    Textile Weekend

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    August 16-August 17, 2014

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    This weekend offers a rare glimpse into the Village’s textile...More

    One Day University

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    August 17, 2014

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    One Day University is returning to Cape Cod! At One Day University there are...More

    OSV Overseers’ Distinguished Speaker Series: Dan Kenary

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    September 25, 2014

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     Dan Kenary, President and Co-founder of Harpoon Brewery, will host a...More

    OSV Overseers’ Distinguished Speaker Series: Susie Middleton

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    October 16, 2014

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     Longtime editor of “Fine Cooking Magazine,” Susie...More

    From Field to Table Weekend

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    October 18-October 19, 2014

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    Costumed interpreters at Old Sturbridge Village will show how early New...More

    An Evening of Illumination

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    November 8, 2014

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    The annual Evening of Illumination will take place at Old Sturbridge Village...More

    Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam

    Presented by Poetry Jam

    February 13, 2011 - Ongoing

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    Every Sunday with a Poetry Slam co-hosted by Joyce Cunha and Jeff Robinson...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 - Ongoing

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    Tour the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and relive the...More

    Free WGBH Studio Tours

    Presented by WGBH at WGBH

    February 9, 2010 - Ongoing

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    Go behind the scenes for a free 45-minute tour of WGBH's all-digital studios...More

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