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    "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 Civil Rights Act and consider more broadly the dangers of economic discrimination. By considering both the American and German examples, the Center aims at encouraging a wide-ranging discussion of the consequences of ...more


    Joslin Diabetes Center's High Hopes Gala

    Presented by Joslin Diabetes Center

    November 22 - November 23, 2014

    Joslin Diabetes Center’s High Hopes Gala promotes awareness and raises funds for vital diabetes clinical care programs and groundbreaking research initiatives at Joslin Diabetes Center. This...more

    Lighthouses of Cape Ann

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    November 29, 2014

    New England lighthouse expert Jeremy D’Entrement gives an illustrated talk about the lighthouses of Cape Ann, Ipswich and Newburyport.


    Distinguished Writers Series: Zadie Smith

    Presented by Wellesley College

    December 1, 2014

     About the Distinguished Writers Series
    The Distinguished Writers Series reminds us that reading, writing, conversation, and laughter are related arts. The Newhouse Center venue is...more

    You're the Expert

    Presented by American Repertory Theater at OBERON, Cambridge

    December 2, 2014

     You're the Expert bridges the worlds of comedy and academia, attracting a comedy audience while providing them with meaningful content. Each show features an...more

    The Seduction of Daoist Philosophy: What Was Lost On the Way to Understanding the Daoist Religion?

    Presented by Boston University School of Theology

    December 3, 2014

    James Robson, Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University. Part of the 2014-15 Lecture Series of the Institute for Philosophy & Religion: Philosophy and the Future...more

    Harvard Semitic Museum Lecture: David Gordon Lyon

    Presented by Harvard Semitic Museum

    December 4, 2014

    Harvard professor David Gordon Lyon (1852–1935) held one of the first Assyriology positions in the United States and worked tirelessly to promote the study of ancient cultures that once...more

    Lesley University Strauch-Mosse Lecture Series Presents Suzanne Lacy

    Presented by Lesley University

    December 4, 2014

     Internationally exhibited artist Suzanne Lacy is known for her installations, videos, and large-scale performances that focus on social themes of race, class, and gender equity, as well as...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...more

    The Brig Pickering of Gloucester and Boston

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    December 6, 2014

    Howard L. Resnikoff presents an illustrated talk about one of Captain Elias Davis' adventures. Filled with largely forgotten local details and people, the material for this presentation is...more

    Demo Day | Fiber: Sculpture

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    December 6, 2014

    See processes explored in Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present in action in the ICA’s State Street Corporation Lobby. Local artists Samantha Fields, the Weavers’ Guild of Boston,...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

    Literary Holiday Tea

    Presented by Women's National Book Association-Boston at Fairmont Copley Plaza , Boston

    December 7, 2014

    The Women’s National Book Association – Boston’s annual Holiday Tea will feature historic Bostonian novelist Kimberly...more

    That Land Was My Family's Land: A Legal and Historical Struggle Against Nazi Crimes

    Presented by Northeastern University School of Law

    December 10, 2014

    For the past 23 years, Peter Sonnenthal has been fighting in German courts for the restitution of property that belonged to his Jewish ancestors. At stake is prime real estate in the upscale...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

    Travel & Taste: Adventures in the Solomon Islands

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

    December 11, 2014

    Join us for a brand-new adventure: finding mating pairs of the pelagic ocean triggerfish in the South Pacific. Along the way, the research crew encountered much more. From sharks and dolphins to...more

    Author Susan Playfair Appearance for Her New Book 'America's Founding Fruit'

    Presented by Paul Pratt Memorial Library

    December 11, 2014

    Please join author Susan Playfair as she discusses her latest book. 'America’s Founding Fruit' presents a history of cranberry cultivation and its role in our national history, leads...more

    Concert & Lecture Series: Concert 3 - "Let's Jazz it Up: Approaching Bach's music from a jazz perspective"

    Presented by Concord Conservatory of Music at Concord Conservatory of Music, Concord

    December 11, 2014

    This is the inaugural season of the Concord Conservatory of Music Concert & Lecture Series - four concerts and lectures curated by CCM faculty member, Ehud Ettun. For the first season, we will...more

    Stars and Meteors at the Holidays

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

    December 13, 2014

    Join us for a night of stars and meteors! Just what is Orion's belt and why can you only see it in the winter? What's better than a winter night for great views of the night sky, snacks,...more

    Curatorial Tour: 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    November 23 - December 14, 2014

    Join Fruitlands Curator Michael Volmar for an insider’s view of the centennial year exhibition, 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum. Showcasing some of the finest...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

    Concert & Lecture Series: Concert 4 - "The Musical Offering: Virtuosity Climax"

    Presented by Concord Conservatory of Music at Concord Conservatory of Music, Concord

    January 22, 2015

    This is the inaugural season of the Concord Conservatory of Music Concert & Lecture Series - four concerts and lectures curated by CCM faculty member, Ehud Ettun. For the first season, we will...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

    Opera Night at the BPL: Musical Nationalism and Folklore in Opera

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Abbey Room, Boston

    February 24, 2015

    Themes of nationalism, folklore, and folk music weave a rich musical texture with a deeply moving storyline to make Kátya Kabanová one of Janácek’s most...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 for the Performing Arts, 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

    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, Ron Kapilow shines the What Makes it...more

    Jad Abumrad

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    May 9, 2015

    TCo-host of Radiolab, one of the most popular public radio programs around, Jad Abumrad is also trained in creative writing and music composition and a 2011 MacArthur Fellow (the “Genius...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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