Nov 3 – Dec 10 all-day McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
“The Abstract Cabinet” features paintings of Spanish-Argentinian Esteban Lisa (1895–1983), a pioneer, along with Joaquín Torres García, of Latin American abstraction. Lisa’s paintings reveal the mind of an intellectual artist who wrote prolifically about the[...]
Nov 3 – Dec 10 all-day McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
Since the Renaissance, art in the region of Belgium and the nearby Netherlands has been known for innovations in realistic representation of visual appearances and for an extraordinary fluency in symbolism. The development of landscape[...]
Nov 3 – Dec 10 all-day McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
Alston Conley’s recent work builds on the landscape tradition established centuries ago in Belgium and the Netherlands, attesting to an enduring desire by artists to “mirror nature” wherever it may be. Conley explains: “I live[...]
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Cellist Kate Kayaian will return to the library to perform solo works by Bach, Harbison, Hovaness and Cassado. Kate Kayaian is known for her stunning artistry and her passion for collaboration. Following her studies at[...]
Nov 29 @ 8:15 pm – 9:30 pm Yamawaki Arts and Culture Center, Lasell College
Help Lasell College’s Empty Bowls Club create handcrafted ceramic bowls to raise money for the Centre Street Food Pantry.
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
As part of a new series, Into the Collection, the McMullen Museum offers visitors an opportunity to view and learn more about various objects from the McMullen permanent collection rarely on display. For the third[...]
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm Metropolitan Waterworks Museum
Chase down the story of the gingerbread man and his ancestors with Clara Silverstein of Historic Newton. The talk is part of the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum’s Gingerbread Open House from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.[...]
Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds
The word “Kwanzaa” comes from the Swahili language but this annual winter observance began in America in 1966. Aiming for a positive message in the wake of the Watts riots, Dr. Maulana Karenga created a[...]
Dec 5 @ 7:30 pm Leventhal-Sidman Center
The criminal justice system is rife with racial bias, leading to a miscarriage of justice ranging from unjustified police violence and brutality to presumption of guilt and wrongful convictions. Criminal Injustice in America will be[...]
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm Newton North High School Little Theatre
Fly By Night by Kim Rosenstock, Michael Mitnick, Will Connolly WINNER! 2011 Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award NOMINEE! Four 2015 Drama Desk Awards, including Best Musical A star-crossed prophecy. A lot of music. Just[...]
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm Newton North High School Little Theatre
Fly By Night by Kim Rosenstock, Michael Mitnick, Will Connolly WINNER! 2011 Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award NOMINEE! Four 2015 Drama Desk Awards, including Best Musical A star-crossed prophecy. A lot of music. Just[...]
Dec 8 @ 7:30 pm Newton North High School Little Theatre
Fly By Night by Kim Rosenstock, Michael Mitnick, Will Connolly WINNER! 2011 Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award NOMINEE! Four 2015 Drama Desk Awards, including Best Musical A star-crossed prophecy. A lot of music. Just[...]
Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
As part of its annual celebration, the McMullen Museum of Art will contribute festive activities throughout its opening hours. The Museum will offer holiday-themed vocal performances and live music by the Millis Berfield Band while[...]
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Scandinavian Cultural Center
“Lingonberry Twig Sitting in a Cocktail Glass” is a tribute by American and Swedish jazz musicians living in New York dedicated to one of the greatest Swedish jazz singers of all time – Monica Zetterlund.[...]
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm Newton North High School Little Theatre
Fly By Night by Kim Rosenstock, Michael Mitnick, Will Connolly WINNER! 2011 Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award NOMINEE! Four 2015 Drama Desk Awards, including Best Musical A star-crossed prophecy. A lot of music. Just[...]
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm Ellsworth Theater of Pine Manor College
Lively Up Yourself, pack the minivan, and join the Newton Family Singers as we perform irresistible reggae tunes from Bob Marley on Sunday, December 10th, at 4pm at the Ellsworth Theatre of Pine Manor College,[...]
Feb 1 – Feb 4 all-day The Cultural Center at Newton City Hall
Edith Wharton’s classic tale comes to life in this one-of-a-kind original staging
Feb 10 @ 8:00 pm First Baptist Church
Ravel – Mother Goose Suite Britten – Concerto for Violin and Viola Arianna Kim, violin, and Danny Kim, viola Debussy – L’apres midi d’un Faun Stravinsky – Firebird
Feb 11 @ 3:00 pm First Baptist Church
Ravel – Mother Goose Suite Britten – Concerto for Violin and Viola Arianna Kim, violin, and Danny Kim, viola Debussy – L’apres midi d’un Faun Stravinsky – Firebird
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Family ACCESS Early Learning Center
Please join us for the “Big Joe the Storyteller” event on Sunday, March 4 for the second in our fun and interactive concert series for young children! His name is Joe Pagliuca, but you can[...]
Mar 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Highland Jazz, Inc.
John Ramsay, Chairman, Percussion Department, Berklee College of Music, will assume his friend and colleague Bill Pierce’s leadership role for our Sunday, March 18th, 2018 tribute concert celebrating the music of Art Blakey and the[...]
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm Cultural Center at Newton City Hall
Join a team of singers from the Boston Association of Cabaret Artists for an evening that will transport and inspire you, including favorite songs from jazz, Broadway, pop, Great American Songbook and other genres. This[...]
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Highland Jazz @ Newton South
Berklee pianist, vocalist Daniela Schachter celebrates the work of renowned songwriter Jimmy Van Heusen (“Here’s to Jimmy) known for Great American Songbook standards such as “All the Way”, “Darn That Dream”, “Here’s That Rainy Day”[...]
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join Rhode Island School of Design Adjunct Professor Clara Lieu for the first lecture in a two-part series for visual artists. This lecture will present an informed look at the various social media platforms available[...]
May 6 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Nobel prize winning poet, writer, painter, thinker, maverick educational reformer and perhaps the greatest songwriter of all times – Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) – remains a revered figure in both Bangladesh and India. His songs depict[...]
May 8 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join us for a fun evening of comedy! This program is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.
May 13 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join the Newton Family Singers for an afternoon concert. This program is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.
May 17 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join Rhode Island School of Design Adjunct Professor Clara Lieu for the second lecture in a two-part series for visual artists. Having an effective website is a major part of being a visual artist today.[...]
May 19 @ 8:00 pm First Baptist Church
Beethoven – Consecration of the House Beethoven – Violin Concerto Irina Muresanu, violin Beethoven -Symphony No. 7
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Family ACCESS
Please join us for the “Josh & The Jamtones” Concert event on Sunday, May 20, the third and last in this year’s fun and interactive arts events for young children! Josh & the Jamtones are[...]
May 20 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join Juan Ruiz, clarinet, and Chris Carson, piano, for an afternoon of classical music. This program is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.
May 20 @ 3:00 pm First Baptist Church
Beethoven – Consecration of the House Beethoven – Violin Concerto Irina Muresanu, violin Beethoven -Symphony No. 7
May 24 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
The Newton Playwrights Group meets monthly at the library to write plays, some short, some long, read them aloud and offer each other feedback on how to improve their work. Please join them as they[...]
Jun 1 – Jun 3 all-day The Cultural Center at City Hall
Experience the power of live theater as local teenagers share their identities in the form of original monologues.
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Various in Auburndale (map to be provided)
PorchFest is an afternoon of free music performed outside of people’s homes. Auburndale is the inaugural village, but we’re hoping the event spreads to all Newton villages. The front porch, (driveways and lawns too!) will[...]
Jul 26 – Jul 29 all-day The Cultural Center at Newton City Hall
Newton Theatre Company’s exploration of the Trojan cycle comes full circle as we return to the war’s very first casualty.