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Top Of The Hub • August 2017 • Live Entertainment
TOP OF THE HUB • AUGUST 2O17 • ENTERTAINMENT CELEBRATE SUMMERTIME WITH GRACIOUS HOSPITALITY, DELICIOUS CUISINE & THE BEST IN ENTERTAINMENT • • • ALL OVERLOOKING PICTURESQUE BOSTON ENJOY SUNDAY’S WITH THE SOUNDS OF THE[...]
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Boston @ Boston Commons Visitor Center
Aug 23 all-day
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Boston @ Boston Commons Visitor Center
Turn Boston into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among[...]
Burn All Night @ American Repertory Theatre
Aug 23 all-day
Burn All Night @ American Repertory Theatre
Book and Lyrics by Andy Mientus Music by Van Hughes, Nick LaGrasta, and Brett Moses Directed by Jenny Koons In an age of uncertainty, four lost souls come to the city in search of themselves.[...]
Aug 23 all-day
Butterfly Garden At Museum Of Science @ Museum of Science
Walk among the free-flying residents of this warm conservatory filled with exotic plants. Overlooking the Charles River, this tropical oasis offers a wonderful opportunity to get close to a variety of living butterflies from New[...]
Aug 23 all-day
China’s 8 Brokens Puzzles of the Treasured Past @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The first-ever exhibition dedicated to bapo (or “eight brokens”) painting, a revolutionary artistic genre that emerged in China during the mid-19th century Eight is a lucky number in Chinese culture, and bapo refers to the damaged[...]
Aug 23 all-day
Community Arts Initiative: Building With Light @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Over the past school year, students from the Museum’s ten Community Arts Initiative (CAI) partners visited the MFA with artist Julie Martini as part of the MFA’s 12th annual Artist Project. With sketchbooks in hand to[...]
Aug 23 all-day
Cosmic Bell: Exploring Quantum Weirdness @ MIT Museum
  Cosmic Bell and its integrated program is an innovative experiment in public engagement with complex science topics. Partially funded by an NSF grant, the exhibition explores the Cosmic Bell Experiment, an international, research project led[...]
David Ortiz Championship Rings @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Aug 23 all-day
David Ortiz Championship Rings @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
This summer, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), is stepping up to the plate to celebrate the career of Red Sox icon, David Ortiz. A new installation of Ortiz’s World Series Championship rings, David Ortiz:[...]
Aug 23 all-day
Explore•A•Saurus
The dinosaurs are coming! Boston Children’s Museum’s first-ever hands-on dinosaur exhibit, Explore•a•Saurus, will introduce you to the clues that dinosaurs left behind, and how we use those clues to tell the stories of these amazing animals.[...]
Explore•A•Saurus @ Boston Children's Museum
Aug 23 all-day
Explore•A•Saurus @ Boston Children's Museum
The dinosaurs are coming! Boston Children’s Museum’s first-ever hands-on dinosaur exhibit, Explore•a•Saurus, will introduce you to the clues that dinosaurs left behind, and how we use those clues to tell the stories of these amazing animals.[...]
Follow the North Star Inuit Art from the Collection of Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Opening on the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation, this exhibition presents a selection of Inuit prints from the collection of renowned portrait photographer Yousuf Karsh and his wife Estrellita, both longtime supporters of the[...]
Follow The North Star Inuit Art From The Collection Of Estrellita And Yousuf Karsh @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Opening on the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation, this exhibition presents a selection of Inuit prints from the collection of renowned portrait photographer Yousuf Karsh and his wife Estrellita, both longtime supporters of the[...]
Free Public Garden Tours @ Friends of the Public Garden
Aug 23 all-day
Free Public Garden Tours @ Friends of the Public Garden
2017 Tour Season Schedule Tuesdays, 4:00pm Wednesdays, 10:00am and 4:00pm Thursdays, 4:00pm We are happy to announce our third season of FREE walking tours in the Public Garden! Untold Stories of the Public Garden tours[...]
Ice Cream Festival – Rosa Mexicano @ O:\MGR\calendar of events\ice_cream_festival.png
Aug 23 all-day
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Ice Cream Festival | August 1 – 31, 2017 Classic Ice Cream Desserts with a Mexican Twist!
Japanese House Gallery Exhibit @ Boston Children's Museum
Aug 23 all-day
Japanese House Gallery Exhibit @ Boston Children's Museum
The artworks in this exhibition are created by the members of the “ART THINKING” project team at Tohoku University of Art & Design in Japan. Visitors can explore trains as a symbol of determination and[...]
Aug 23 all-day
JFK 100: Milestones & Mementos @ Columbia Point
JFK 100: Milestones & Mementos is the title of a new exhibition commemorating President Kennedy’s centenary. Featuring a compelling selection of items drawn mostly from the Kennedy Library’s collections, the exhibition will chronicle historic milestones in[...]
Journey To Space @ Science Park
Aug 23 all-day
Journey To Space @ Science Park
In the past half century, humans have punched through the stratosphere, walked on the Moon, and lived in orbit. In the coming decades, our unquenchable curiosity will take our species beyond the cradle of Earth[...]
Aug 23 all-day
Making Modern
A five-gallery exhibition on the third floor of the MFA’s Art of the Americas Wing explores what it meant to be in the vanguard of Modern art in the 20th century. From Frida Kahlo to[...]
MFA Celebrates Canada Day @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Aug 23 all-day
MFA Celebrates Canada Day @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
On the 150th celebration of the Canadian Federation, the MFA opens the exhibition Follow the North Star: Inuit Art from the Collection of Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh and offers an afternoon of special art-making activities on the[...]
National Tequila Day @ Venezia Waterfront Restaurant & Banquet Facility
Aug 23 all-day
National Tequila Day @ Venezia Waterfront Restaurant & Banquet Facility
Venezia Restaurant Celebrates “National Tequila Day” With New Hibiscus Margarita   WHAT:                Looking to celebrate “National Tequila Day” on a patio with a great view? Venezia Restaurant is the place to go. Enjoy their Hibiscus Margarita while indulging in an[...]
New England Lobster Boil + Sunset Sail On Schooner Aurora @ Newport Experience
The BEST way to see the City by the Sea this summer and fall! Every Wednesday June – September Dinner: 5-6:30pm | Sail: 6:30-8pm Dinner includes 1 1/4 lb lobster, mussels, corn on the cob,[...]
North End Italian Feasts & Processions
NORTH END ITALIAN FEASTS & PROCESSIONS SUMMER 2017 June 4, 2017 – Santa Maria Di Anzano Procession 1:00 pm Procession only – Starts at St. Leonard Church, Hanover & Prince Streets (First Sunday of June)[...]
Past Is Present: Revival Jewelry
Whether copying or choosing motifs to reinterpret, jewelers have always looked to the past for inspiration. The practice became popular in the 19th century, as designers like Castellani, Giacinto Melillo and Eugene Fontenay began reviving[...]
POPnology @ Museum of Science
Aug 23 all-day
POPnology @ Museum of Science
Experience a fusion of science fiction and science fact in POPnology, the Museum’s newest temporary exhibition celebrating and exploring the greatest works of innovation and imagination in history. Discover how the most innovative breakthroughs often have[...]
Aug 23 all-day
Rock Legend's Private Collection on View at PEM @ Peabody Essex Museum
The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents “It’s Alive!” Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection, an exhibition of graphic art thathas seeped into the public imagination and reflected society’s deepest fears and anxieties[...]
Science of Sharks @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Aug 23 all-day
Science of Sharks @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Shark science comes alive with inspiring videos featuring our researchers and their efforts to help sharks, while dazzling underwater footage featuring National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry transports you to stunning shark habitats. See how different species[...]
Aug 23 all-day
Shear Madness
Shear Madness” is one of the most popular entertainments in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery. This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the[...]
Aug 23 all-day
The Blue Man Group
Remember that time when you were little and one of your imaginary friends took your hand and led you into a world that looked like yours only brighter? No? Me neither. That’s what Blue Man[...]
The Diamond Trace: Kimberley, South Africa In Photographs By Patrick Tourneboeuf @ MIT Museum
In The Diamond Trace, French photographer Patrick Tourneboeuf examines the aftermath of a city that grew after the discovery of a big diamond, and was all but abandoned when the gems became scarce. Through captivating images[...]
The Greenway Fitness Program @ Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
Aug 23 all-day
The Greenway Fitness Program @ Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
The Greenway Fitness Program Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts annually offers FREE fitness classes throughout the park on varying days and times. From pilates to boot camps, yoga to tango, there were over 125 free[...]
The Irish Atlantic at MHS @ Massachusetts Historical Society
Aug 23 all-day
The Irish Atlantic at MHS @ Massachusetts Historical Society
Explore 175 years of the Irish in Boston from the founding of the Charitable Irish Society in 1737, through famine relief efforts led by Capt. Robert Bennet Forbes at the helm of the Jamestown, to a[...]
The Meeting House @ Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
Aug 23 all-day
The Meeting House @ Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
We are excited to announce the completion of one our newest #GreenwayArt installation, The Meeting House by Mark Reigelman. This scaled model of the Pembroke Friends Meetinghouse appears to be rising from (or sinking into?) our all-organic lawn, and[...]
The Norman B. Leventhal Walk to the Sea
The Norman B. Leventhal Walk to the Sea was created by its namesake, Norman B. Leventhal. Leventhal, who is credited with defining the Boston skyline, was a notable developer and philanthropist in Boston with a[...]
The Philosophy Chamber: Art And Science In Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820 @ Harvard Art Museums
Between 1766 and 1820, Harvard College assembled an extraordinary collection of paintings, portraits, and prints; mineral, plant, and animal specimens; scientific instruments; American Indian artifacts; and relics from the ancient world. These objects were displayed[...]
Aug 23 all-day
The Summer Of Love Photography And Graphic Design @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
In celebration of the Summer of Love’s 50th anniversary, this exhibition explodes with a profusion of more than 120 posters, album covers and photographs from the transformative years around 1967. That summer, fueled by sensational[...]
The Z @ Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
Aug 23 all-day
The Z @ Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
Take the T then #RideTheZ! This June we are bringing a seasonal zipline to The Greenway! The Z, a new 220′ long double-cabled zipline, offers a never-before-seen view of downtown Boston and the waterfront! The Z is[...]
Top Of The Hub • August 2017 • Live Entertainment
TOP OF THE HUB • AUGUST 2O17 • ENTERTAINMENT CELEBRATE SUMMERTIME WITH GRACIOUS HOSPITALITY, DELICIOUS CUISINE & THE BEST IN ENTERTAINMENT • • • ALL OVERLOOKING PICTURESQUE BOSTON ENJOY SUNDAY’S WITH THE SOUNDS OF THE[...]
Aug 23 all-day
Tots@10
This monthly series for toddlers offers interactive experiences to get them moving, thinking and creating, and include magic shows, concerts, dance parties and yoga – among others. The programs take place on the fourth Wednesday[...]
Train Train By Tohoku University Of Art & Design “Art Thinking”
The artworks in this exhibition are created by the members of the “ART THINKING” project team at Tohoku University of Art & Design in Japan. Visitors can explore trains as a symbol of determination and[...]
Walk Into History Tour
The Freedom Trail Foundation offers some of the most popular and acclaimed historical tours in all of New England. Walk Into History along the famous red line with an 18th Century Costumed Guide. Hear the[...]
Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
YAPPIER HOUR @ CLINK
Every Monday and Wednesday from April – October, join us in our back “yard” for CLINK.’s cocktails & snack menu. Come to mix & mingle, all sizes welcome. No entrance fee, weather dependent. For more information,[...]
Babel @ The Langham
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Babel @ The Langham
Mentalist Christopher Grace Debuts Boston Show Series at The Langham, Boston Christopher Grace, a professional mind reader and mentalist, presents “Babel,” an intimate evening of mind reading at The Langham, Boston. Debuting Friday, Aug. 4,[...]
Landmarks Dance Carnival @ DCR Hatch Memorial Shell
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm
Landmarks Dance Carnival @ DCR Hatch Memorial Shell
“Music to move by” from many cultures features dancers from across the city. Composer and drummer Ryan Edwards teams up with Apostolos Paraskevas to create a new work for young drummers and dancers from Camp Harbor View[...]
Queer Qomedy Hour @ ImprovBoston
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Queer Qomedy Hour @ ImprovBoston
The Queer Qomedy Hour is a monthly comedy jam show that provides a safe and supportive space for GLBTQ+ comedy and comedians. Each month will focus on a different type of comedy – standup, sketch,[...]
Harpoon X-Night April @ Harpoon Brewery
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Harpoon X-Night April @ Harpoon Brewery
We’re always testing recipes and tapping unique batches from our 10 barrel pilot system for you to enjoy in the Beer Hall. Some of these beers are tests when we’re considering introducing a new beer.[...]
Shawn Mendes @ TD Garden
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm
Shawn Mendes @ TD Garden
Multi-platinum singer/songwriter, Shawn Mendes with special guest Charlie Puth, bring the Illuminate World Tour to TD Garden. The upcoming album Illuminate features Shawn’s hit lead single “Treat You Better,” which has entered the Top 10 on both Billboard’s[...]
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Summer Thursdays | Improv Boston @ Museum of Science
This summer, the Museum’s Charles Hayden Planetarium is the place to be for groundbreaking, innovative nightlife! Every Thursday night, the dome lights up with exciting, one-of-a-kind new collaborations, performances, film screenings, and more! On the[...]
Vanity Project @ Improv Asylum
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm
Vanity Project @ Improv Asylum
Wednesday is hump day. We celebrate climbing to the right side of the week with Vanity Project. And you should, too. Vanity Project joins current and former Main Stage actors, NXT cast members, the owners[...]
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Boston @ Boston Commons Visitor Center
Aug 24 all-day
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Boston @ Boston Commons Visitor Center
Turn Boston into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among[...]
Ananda Coomaraswamy Annual Lecture @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Aug 24 all-day
Ananda Coomaraswamy Annual Lecture @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
On the 100th anniversary of the founding of the oldest museum collection of South Asian art in the U.S., the MFA celebrates the legacy of the visionary scholar and curator who started it all—Ananda K.[...]