Sep 29 – 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[...]
Sep 29 – 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[...]
Sep 29 – 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[...]
Oct 3 – Oct 30 all-day Newton Free Library
Ellie Brown’s father was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s at the age of 64. These works honor memories with and of her father who still inhabits a physical body as a fragment of the person[...]
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
In this scholarly lecture, Professor Sura Levine, the Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies at Hampshire College, will examine ways that Belgian artists rendered the industrial landscapes of the Borinage and[...]
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm Newton Free Library
In this series of workshops we’ll learn about comic book drawing, storytelling, structure, paneling and more! Each meeting will focus on a different part of the creative process. By the end of the course you’ll[...]
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds
Over the past 100 years, Americans have offered differing versions of the narrative that marijuana is a gateway drug – claiming pot will lead youth to communism, the counter-culture, heroin addiction, or even homosexuality– but[...]
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am Leventhal-Sidman Center
Join PJ Library and local super star Vanessa Trien for a lively dance party filled with interactive singing, music, instrument play, bubbles, and more at the Leventhal-Sidman Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Friday,[...]
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day Hyde & Seek
Four local artists will show felted-wool accessories, jewelry, porcelain pottery, and clothing and silk scarves from 11:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Scandinavian Cultural Center
Come join us as we showcase a double feature of Jan Troell’s films The Emigrants (Utyandrarna, 1971) on October 21 and The New Land (Nybyggarna, 1972) on November 18. Both films, adapted from The Emigrants[...]
Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm First Baptist Church
Theofanidis – Rainbow Body Korngold – Concerto for Cello Owen Young, cello Shostakovich – Symphony No. 5
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Jonathan Miller, cello, and Marc Ryser, piano, will perform works by Fauré, a commissioned work by Judith Weir written for Mr. Miller which premiered last year and Prokofiev’s Cello Sonata, Opus 119. Jonathan Miller is[...]
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
McMullen Museum Members and BC faculty, staff, and students are invited to an informal session on collecting with the premier collector of Belgian art in America, Charles Hack, and curator of Nature’s Mirror, Jeffery Howe.[...]
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm First Baptist Church
Theofanidis – Rainbow Body Korngold – Concerto for Cello Owen Young, cello Shostakovich – Symphony No. 5
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Scandinavian Cultural Center
Program: Haydn \\ String Quartet No. 4 “The Sunrise” Schubert \\ String Quartet No. 13 “Rosamunde” Julia Cash – Violin Liana Zaretsky – Violin Emily Rome – Viola Leo Eguchi – Cello
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Nancy Schön is best-known for her iconic Make Way for Ducklings sculpture in the Boston Public Gar¬den, which is based on Robert McCloskey’s book. In her new memoir, Make Way for Nancy: A Life in[...]
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Make your Halloween costume the talk of the party! Use EL Wire (electroluminescent wire) to make you glow throughout the night. Bring your costume! This is an all ages event. Parents must stay with their[...]
Oct 26 @ 5:15 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 its second[...]
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Scandinavian Cultural Center
Niklas Sivelöv, born in Skelleteå, Sweden, currently teaches at the Royal Danish Music Academy in Copenhagen. Even though he didn’t start formal piano instruction until age 14, Sivelöv’s repertoire grew to include up to 50[...]
Oct 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Joanne Langione Dance Center
Wear your costume and enjoy a holiday themed family dance class followed by food, treats and kids activities!
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
The Lied To’s are singer/songwriter/ guitarists Susan Levine and Doug Kwartler. Join them for a performance of their original music and cover songs by folk, country and Americana artists including Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash and[...]
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Scandinavian Cultural Center
Finlandia Foundation of Boston presents the Finlandia Foundation National Performers of the Year, Jussi Makkonen and Nazig Azezian. Finnish cellist Jussi Makkonen and pianist Nazig Azezian are specialized in Jean Sibelius’ music and over the[...]
Oct 31 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Newton Free Library
Come to the library for some fun Halloween crafts. Costumes encouraged! Ages 2-5. Druker Auditorium.
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
The McMullen Museum invites visitors to join Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta, curator of “Esteban Lisa: The Abstract Cabinet,” for an informal tour and Q+A session live on Facebook at facebook.com/theMcMullen/. Prof. Goizueta will introduce major themes[...]
Nov 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Newton South High School Auditorium
An exciting “Meet the Author” Family Book Event is happening on Thursday, November 2, 2017, 7:00 p.m., at Newton South High School Auditorium. Join Understanding Our Differences to welcome author Melissa Shang – disability activist[...]
Nov 2 @ 7:30 pm Newton North High School Performing Arts Center
CLYBOURNE PARK explodes in two outrageous acts set fifty years apart. Act One takes place in 1959, as white community leaders anxiously try to stop the sale of a home to a black family. Act[...]
Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm Newton North High School Performing Arts Center
CLYBOURNE PARK explodes in two outrageous acts set fifty years apart. Act One takes place in 1959, as white community leaders anxiously try to stop the sale of a home to a black family. Act[...]
Nov 4 all-day 41 Waldorf Road
We are Ellen Fisher, Ellen Kaplovitz, and Marcus Parsons—three Newton artists, neighbors to each other in Newton Highlands. From 12-5 pm on Saturday, November 4, we will be showing our artworks at (41 Waldorf Road,[...]
Nov 4 all-day Hajosy Arts
Fabric Marbling Workshop Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10am to 4pm Come join Cristina Hajosy at her studio for a day of marbling on a variety of fabrics, silk scarves, ribbons, and even lampshades! For[...]
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds
Bring the whole family to the Durant-Kenrick House to dance, sing, and play along with the Delta-Silly tunes of Jeremy Lyons. Jeremy plays folk ballads, railroad tunes, campfire songs, food songs, car songs, dancing songs[...]
Nov 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Wilson Chapel
Please join us for our Fall 2017 concert at the beautiful Wilson Chapel in Newton Centre! Proceeds will benefit Rosie’s Place, the first women’s shelter in the US. We will be performing an enthralling program[...]
Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm Newton North High School Performing Arts Center
CLYBOURNE PARK explodes in two outrageous acts set fifty years apart. Act One takes place in 1959, as white community leaders anxiously try to stop the sale of a home to a black family. Act[...]
Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Scandinavian Cultural Center
Join us for our second Chamber Music Exchange between Harvard and Uppsala Universities initiated by Paul-André Bempéchat, Artist-In-Residence at Leverett House, Harvard University and Director musices Stefan Karpe. The result is an exchange between students[...]
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center
“Cows that type? Hens on strike! Whoever heard of such a thing!” Find out in a hilariously “mooooo-ving” new musical about negotiation and compromise, based on the Caldecott Honor Book by Doreen Cronin and Betsy[...]
Nov 11 all-day Church of the Holy Name
Commonwealth Chorale presents Grand Mass in E-flat Major composed by America’s first woman composer, Amy Beach and premiered in 1892 by The Handel & Haydn Society. Music Director David Carrier conducts the New England Philharmonic,[...]
Nov 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
In order to fully appreciate the revelry in Pieter Bruegel’s peasant scenes currently on display in the Museum, the McMullen is offering an informal lecture on the history of Belgian beer with beer tasting and[...]
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Scandinavian Cultural Center
Come join us as we showcase a double feature of Jan Troell’s films The Emigrants (Utyandrarna, 1971) on October 21 and The New Land (Nybyggarna, 1972) on November 18. Both films, adapted from The Emigrants[...]
Nov 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
To highlight the numerous ways in which artists create a sense of three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional surface, the McMullen Museum is offering a perspectives workshop for children ages seven to twelve. Following a brief[...]
Nov 18 @ 7:30 pm Newton North High School
Historic Newton presents the Jug Band Giants, featuring iconic musicians Geoff Muldaur, John Sebastian, and Jim Kweskin. This rare joint appearance brings to life the classic jug band music, a fun and innovative genre steeped[...]
Nov 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
Join Boston College’s own Assistant Chair and Professor of Music, Jeremiah McGrann, in exploring the music of nineteenth-century Belgian composer, pianist, and organist César Franck. McGrann will share examples of Franck’s music amongst the paintings,[...]
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 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 @ 7:30 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[...]
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
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[...]
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 @ 3:00 pm First Baptist Church
Beethoven – Consecration of the House Beethoven – Violin Concerto Irina Muresanu, violin Beethoven -Symphony No. 7