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    Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA

    Presented by Fiddlehead Theatre Company at The Strand Theatre, Boston

    October 17 - October 26, 2014

    A modern Romeo and Juliet story, AIDA is a contemporary musical tale of the bond between an enslaved Nubian princess and an Egyptian soldier. It is a battle against all odds with an uplifting finish. It inspires us all to reach for the stars.

    Music by Elton John. Lyrics by Tim Rice. Book by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls and David Henry Hwang.

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    Four-Handed Illusions: An Intimate Evening of Laughs and Wonder

    Presented by Magician Joel Acevedo

    October 26, 2014

    Illusionists Joel Acevedo and Steve Kradolfer join their talents in a magic and comedy performance that is engaging, funny, and mystifying. As one of only 50 guests, you will surely experience the...more

    Joshua Redman Trio

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    October 24 - October 26, 2014

    Joshua Redman is one of the most acclaimed and charismatic jazz artists to have emerged in the decade of the 1990s. Born in Berkeley, California, he is the son of legendary saxophonist Dewey...more

    Mark your calendar for Zoo Howl presented by the Empire Loan Charitable Foundation!

    Presented by Franklin Park Zoo at Franklin Park Zoo, Boston

    October 25 - October 26, 2014

    Children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals at Franklin Park Zoo. Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on the Trick-or-Treat Trail with treats...more

    Diwali at the Boston Children's Museum

    Presented by South Asian Arts Council at Boston Children's Museum, Boston

    October 26, 2014

    Diwali is the Indian Festival of Lights! It comes from the word Deepavali meaning “row of lamps.” This festive holiday is traditionally celebrated for five days, each day honoring a...more

    Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!

    at Orpheum Theatre, Boston

    October 28, 2014

    Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! is going on the road with a new show, Music Is Awesome! The coolest rock concert for kids (and parents!) is back to celebrate our fifth anniversary on the road. DJ Lance...more

    Vocalist Cyrille Aimee

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    October 29, 2014

    Winner of the Montreux Jazz Festival's International Vocal Competition, the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition and finalist in the Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition,...more

    Make Way For Ducklings Store Halloween Story Time and Parade

    Presented by Make Way For Ducklings Store at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market), Boston

    October 30, 2014

    Join us at the Make Way For Ducklings Store for stories and songs celebrating Halloween followed by a Parade and Trick-or-Treating around Faneuil Hall Marketplace!


    College Night: MFA After Dark

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    October 30, 2014

    Explore the DARK side of the MFA!

    Ever wonder what the Museum is like. . .after dark? From “Goya: Order and Disorder” to Egyptian mummies, students have the...more

    Rockapella

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    October 31, 2014

    Often imitated, never duplicated, this certifiably unique pop musical group has taken the traditional genre of a cappella to a new level. The little miracle that keeps the crowds coming back...more

    "Scared for Good" Halloween Organ Concert

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

    October 31, 2014

    It's been two years of checking under your bed and sleeping with the light on since Horrific Harry Huff's last hair raising performance of Scared for Good. In a night sure to rattle your...more

    Mamma Mia!

    Presented by Lexus Broadway In Boston at Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre, Boston

    October 28 - November 2, 2014

    A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! Over 45 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the...more

    Celebrate Kambiri’s birthday!

    Presented by Franklin Park Zoo at Franklin Park Zoo, Boston

    November 2, 2014

    Watch Kambiri celebrate her fourth birthday! Kambiri, the youngest of Franklin Park Zoo’s seven western lowland gorillas, turns four years old in November. In honor of her birthday, the...more

    Piano Masters Series: Michael Lewin

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    November 4, 2014

    American pianist Michael Lewin performs works by Debussy, Scriabin and Schubert.


    Family Concert: Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    November 8, 2014

    BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall. In this special afternoon, BYSO play's...more

    winds of music, passing on: Schumann, Welcher, Woolrich, Schubert

    Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at First Church in Boston, Boston

    November 8, 2014

    One of the most imaginative and mercurial composers of the Romantic era, Robert Schumann embraced the dualities of his own nature, cultivating emotion and intellect, heart and mind. Just as...more

    Laurie Berkner Solo the Rock Till You Drop Tour

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    November 8, 2014

    Children’s music superstar and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner's concert will showcase many songs from The Ultimate Laurie Berkner Band Collection plus an array of...more

    Neighborhood Toy Store Day at Make Way For Ducklings

    Presented by Make Way For Ducklings Store at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market), Boston

    November 8, 2014

    Join us for a FULL day of discounts, giveaways, and MORE at the Make Way For Ducklings Store as we celebrate the North End's one and only neighborhood Book and Toy Store!


    Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra presents Dvorak & Bartok

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    November 9, 2014

    The real “news” of this concert is the return to Boston of legendary Russian cellist Natalia Gutman. One of the world’s most honored and revered musicians, Gutman has played many...more

    American Visions

    Presented by Coro Allegro at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    November 9, 2014

    Aaron Copland: The Boatmen’s Dance, At the River, Simple Gifts, Promise of Living
    Irving Fine: The Hour-Glass
    Alexander deVaron: Songs For a Waxing...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

    String Masters Series: Andrew Mark and Max Levinson

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    November 16, 2014

    Cellist and Boston Conservatory faculty member Andrew Mark perform works by Martinu, Beethoven, Harbison and Strauss. Featuring guest artist Max Levinson (piano).


    ALICE

    Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston

    October 17 - November 16, 2014

    Alice is a new musical written and directed by Andrew Barbato. Based on the books Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Alice through the Looking Glass by Lewis...more

    Annie

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center at Citi Wang Theatre, Boston

    November 5 - November 16, 2014

    The world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of Annie will...more

    Blue Discoveries Family Days: Sea Turtles

    Presented by New England Aquarium at New England Aquarium, Boston

    November 16, 2014

    Learn more about the blue planet through art, science and storytelling during this fun, family-friendly activity day. Programs highlight Aquarium favorites as well as often-overlooked inhabitants....more

    Chosen Child

    Presented by Boston Playwrights' Theatre

    October 30 - November 22, 2014

    Three generations of mothers and memories combine to change the fate of a schizophrenic man at the Port Authority Bus Terminal as he waits for a sister he hardly knows, to fulfill an agreement...more

    THE CHRONICLES OF KALKI

    Presented by Company One Theatre at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston

    October 24 - November 22, 2014

    It's raining cats and dogs... and the final avatar of Vishnu? Totally badass Kalki mysteriously springs into the mean girl world of high school in this comic-book-infused girl gang...more

    SHIV

    Presented by Company One Theatre at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston

    October 24 - November 22, 2014

    Shiv, named for the Destroyer God, sails the cosmic ocean on a makeshift raft piled high with the psychic residue of post-colonialism. Drawn by distant radio signals, she navigates the poetry of...more

    The Italian Girl in Algiers (L’Italiana in Algeri)

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at The Boston Conservatory Theater, Boston

    November 20 - November 23, 2014

    Rossini’s acclaimed comic opera gem, The Italian Girl in Algiers, tells the story of a young woman who travels to Algiers to find her missing lover. Sung in Italian with English...more

    Daniel: A Medieval Masterpiece Revisited

    Presented by The Boston Camerata

    November 21 - November 23, 2014

    The Trinity Concert Series welcomes the Boston Camerata as they celebrate their 60th anniversary with a new production of The Play of Daniel, featuring the Trinity Choristers. This powerful...more

    Les Délices: Myths & Allegories

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    November 23, 2014

    The Gardner Museum's Sunday Concert Series presents classical chamber music on Sunday afternoons, featuring performances by renowned musicians alongside outstanding emerging...more

    Fall Jazz at the Firehouse - Nick Grondin Group

    Presented by ZUMIX at ZUMIX Firehouse, East Boston

    November 23, 2014

    The acclaimed Nick Grondin Group presents its music as modern instrumental storytelling, inspired equally by rock, folk and contemporary jazz styles. Using a broad palette of sounds –...more

    Arturo Sandoval

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    November 28, 2014

    He is one of the most dynamic and vivacious live performers of our time, and has been seen by millions at the Oscars performing with Celine Dion, at the Grammy Awards with Justin Timberlake and in...more

    La Serva Padrona & Livietta e Tracollo

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    November 29 - November 30, 2014

    The BEMF Chamber Opera Series returns for its 6th production, with a double bill of Neapolitan comic opera by Pergolesi. Musical Directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs along with Stage...more

    Copley Square Tree Lighting

    Presented by Copley Place at Copley Square, Boston

    December 1, 2014

    Piano Masters Series: David Korevaar

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    December 2, 2014

    One of America's most probing, intellectually curious, versatile and pianistically-refined musicians, David Korevaar's mastery extends from J.S. Bach to Lowell Liebermann. Featuring a...more

    4 Girls 4: A Christmas Together

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    December 2, 2014

    A fabulously flirty, funny frolic featuring four famous females: Andrea McArdle (Broadway’s original “Annie”, Starlight Express), Maureen McGovern (Grammy nominated and...more

    Boston Common Holiday Tree Lighting

    Presented by Boston Common Frog Pond at Boston Common Frog Pond, Boston

    December 4, 2014

    Narrative/Non-Narrative at FPAC Gallery

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    October 23 - December 4, 2014

    The Fort Point Arts Community Gallery is pleased to announce the second exhibition for the 2014/15 season, Narrative/Non-Narrative: Two Artistic Approaches, featuring the work of Mario Kon...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

    Holiday Handbell Concert - Boston

    Presented by Back Bay Ringers at First Church in Boston, Boston

    December 5, 2014

    Join the Back Bay Ringers, one of New England's leading handbell ensembles, in celebrating the season with “Christmas Memories.” This year’s program consists of holiday...more

    Holiday Jazz at the Firehouse - Steve Marvin & Jim Porcella

    Presented by ZUMIX at ZUMIX Firehouse, East Boston

    December 7, 2014

    Join us for Holiday Jazz at the Firehouse, featuring Steve Marvin and Jim Porcella, the 2 Swingin' Tenors, with Jim Rice on piano. These two national recording artists have combined their...more

    Little Murders

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at The Boston Conservatory Theater, Boston

    December 9 - December 12, 2014

    In this satirical dark comedy, depressed New Yorker Alfred Chamberlain is engaged to perky, can-do Patsy Newquist. As their wedding day grows near, Alfred finds...more

    Holiday Sing

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Faneuil Hall, Boston

    December 13, 2014

    Sing along to your favorite holiday carols and songs with the magnificent and merry H&H chorus and H&H children's choral ensembles-as well as brass quintet! Faneuil Hall is the...more

    A Candlelight Christmas

    Presented by Back Bay Chorale at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Boston

    December 13, 2014

    The Back Bay Chorale's Christmas concerts are a highlight of the season for audiences and singers. The Chorale is joined by organ and brass for an evening of holiday favorites, both...more

    Family Holiday Concert

    Presented by Chorus pro Musica and Chorus pro Musica at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    December 14, 2014

    Join Chorus pro Musica and the Boston City Singers for a family holiday concert at Old South Church featuring festive carols and modern and traditional holiday favorites!


    The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

    Presented by Moonbox Productions at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston

    November 28 - December 20, 2014

    Moonbox Productions opens its fourth season with the delightful and hilarious musical parody The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) by Joanne Bogart and Eric Rockwell. This witty and...more

    The Velveteen Rabbit

    Presented by Boston Children's Theatre at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Boston

    December 6 - December 21, 2014

    Based on the favorite children’s book and adapted for the stage by Boston Children's Theatre Executive Artistic Director Burgess Clark, The Velveteen Rabbit is a story about a...more

    Boston Pops - Holiday Pops

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    December 3 - December 24, 2014

    Join conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops in a performance filled with holiday music favorites, the traditional Pops sing-a-long, and even a visit from jolly old Santa Claus. The special...more

    Boston Pops - Home Alone

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    December 26, 2014

    Experience this true holiday favorite as never before, on the big screen with live orchestral accompaniment! With a charming and delightful score by our own Pops Laureate Conductor and legendary...more

    Anthony Williams' Urban Nutcracker

    Presented by Tony Williams Dance Center at John Hancock Hall, Boston

    December 12 - December 28, 2014

    Anthony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker, Boston’s original holiday classic, is back for its 13th season and packed with more magic for the whole family. Fusing Tchaikovsky’s...more

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