For the last three years, the American Repertory Theater has been exploring the meaning of the Civil War on its 150th anniversary. The new opera Crossing is the final production in this initiative. Crossing combines the themes of Walt Whitman’s Crossing Brooklyn Ferry with a story imagined from his experiences volunteering in the war hospitals near Washington… Continue reading opera review: Crossing
Not watching the Eurovision finals? The first event of Somerville Arts Council’s Dancing in the Streets series starts now in Union Square featuring Quicksilver Dance.
Want to hear great music in a setting that’s a little more intimate than Boston Calling? For over a decade, Club Passim’s four day campfire festival has kicked of the summer with great music from new talent.
This weekend is the unofficial start to summer, and nothing says summer like the 70’s-tastic video for Boston Calling, which starts tomorrow evening:
This Thursday, Harvard’s monthly observatory night focuses on black holes. Author Marcia Bartusia examines the development of “The weirdly alien notion of a space-time abyss from which nothing escapes – not even light – seemed to confound all logic.” Free and open to the public, at 7:30, at Phillips Auditorium, about a mile west of Harvard… Continue reading Coming up Thursday: Observatory Night at Harvard
Featuring: The world premiere of the new musical Waitress, with music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet Of 1812 an electropop opera based on the quiet center at the heart of Tolstoy’s War and Peace. Nice Fish a play based on the prose poems of Louis Jenkins what will, no doubt, be a doubleplusgood production of 1984… Continue reading Subscriptions for the A.R.T.’s 2015/2016 Season are available to the general public
At Oberon this evening, Beyoncé as choreographed by the director who brought the world a unique holiday tradition…
“Whatever you now find weird, ugly, uncomfortable and nasty about a new medium will surely become its signature. CD distortion, the jitteriness of digital video, the crap sound of 8-bit – all of these will be cherished and emulated as soon as they can be avoided. It’s the sound of failure: so much modern art… Continue reading Untitled
The producers cunningly cast Molly Ringwald for extra cred with the children of the eighties who will be bringing their own kids…
Alston Art Share, is heading north of the river, to Central Square at 9:00 in conjunction with the start of Together Boston. Make and view art, with 3 different DJs playing.
Tonight at 8:00 at Oberon, a “live literary menagerie” of New England based independent creators of speculative fiction. Featuring: Kythryne Aisling, Mary Bichner, Imogen Binnie, Athena Giles, Amy Macabre, Khadeja Merenkov, and Gaia Weise. Hosted by K. Tempest Bradford, Art by: Ashley Almeida
Friday, AcousticaElectronica: immersive theater combining dance music with many other types of performance.
It has been 8 years since Soul Clap started organizing Dancing on the Charles