Upcoming Events for August

August 2018

August 17, 7:00pm
Hailed as a “cultural phenomenon” by NewsWeek and celebrated for years by the likes of This American Life, The Today Show, The Onion AV Club, & Entertainment Weekly, Mortified is a...
August 17, 8:00pm
nothing,nowhere. Wicca Phase Springs Eternal, Bogues, Lil West, Jay Vee
August 17, 8:00pm
Born into a musical family, Reed grew up in a small country town in New England, listening to his parent’s bluegrass band rehearse in the living room every Thursday night for all of his childhood...
August 17, 8:00pm
Karrin Allyson – vocals & piano with Bruce Barth-piano & Rhodes, Marty Jaffe-bass, Jerome Jennings-drums...
August 17, 10:00pm
Put on your best outfit, bust out the glitter and get ready to go back in time!
August 18 all-day
This exhibition conceives of passports as the ruins of a modern dream now in terminal crisis – the dream of a globalized world. Drawing on the collections of Harvard Library, Passports: Lives in Transit addresses this major contemporary issue....
August 18 all-day
Revered as the “father of American ballet,” George Balanchine (1904-1983) emigrated from the newly formed Soviet Union via Western Europe to the United States, where he founded the New York City Ballet and lived....
August 18, 12:00pm
One of the most iconic movie musicals of all time, WEST SIDE STORY brings Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim’s version of Romeo and Juliet to the big screen...
August 18, 7:00pm
Hailed as a “cultural phenomenon” by NewsWeek and celebrated for years by the likes of This American Life, The Today Show, The Onion AV Club, & Entertainment Weekly, Mortified is a...
August 19 all-day
Revered as the “father of American ballet,” George Balanchine (1904-1983) emigrated from the newly formed Soviet Union via Western Europe to the United States, where he founded the New York City Ballet and lived....
August 19, 11:30am
Calling all foodies! We'd love to take you on a Food Tour neighborhood adventure in Harvard Square!
August 19, 12:00pm
In this classic MGM musical, three sailors race across New York City trying to find love before...
August 19, 4:30pm
Steve Roslonek of SteveSongs has been writing and performing his award-winning music for kids and families for the past 15 years. Steve blends participatory songs, clever stories and great melodies to create what the Boston Globe called "not just a musical journey but an ....
August 19, 7:00pm
Expect a whole roast pig, an oyster bar, tasty libations, a live DJ, and loads of fun....
August 19, 8:00pm
Join producer and host Nonye Brown-West and comedians and burlesque performers from Philly, New York, and Boston as we show our appreciation for Will Smith....
August 19, 8:00pm
Internationally-acclaimed guitar virtuoso Trace Bundy must be seen, not just heard. His music is poetry in motion, using harmonics, looping, multiple capos, and his unique banter and stage presence to deliver...
August 20 all-day - August 27 all-day
We’ve waited all year for summer, and hope to make it the best one ever. We’ll kick off each week in July and August with a special clambake feature on Mondays...
August 20 all-day
Revered as the “father of American ballet,” George Balanchine (1904-1983) emigrated from the newly formed Soviet Union via Western Europe to the United States, where he founded the New York City Ballet and lived....
August 20, 9:30am - August 24, 12:00pm
Become an experimental anthropologist and use a spear thrower...
August 20, 8:00pm
Massmouth is a non-profit organization that promotes the timeless art of storytelling in Massachusetts. Since our founding, Massmouth, Inc. has changed the way Greater Boston and the surrounding communities tell and listen to stories.....
August 21 all-day
Revered as the “father of American ballet,” George Balanchine (1904-1983) emigrated from the newly formed Soviet Union via Western Europe to the United States, where he founded the New York City Ballet and lived....
August 21 all-day
Ostraca (singular: ostracon) are pieces of broken pottery or limestone flakes used to record writing in ancient Egypt. Much cheaper than papyrus, they were used as abundantly as our modern day.....
August 21, 9:30am - August 25, 12:00pm
Become an experimental anthropologist and use a spear thrower...
August 21, 7:00pm
Long Is The Walk, the solo project of Boston-based cellist, singer-songwriter and composer Jeremy Harman is set to release its debut album Spirits and Ghosts, a hauntingly hypnotic collection of songs and virtuosic instrumentals which weave together coming-of-age tales of an individual struggling to hold on to dreams and purpose as the naivete of youth fades and is replaced by an obsession with the finite nature of time and of life....
August 21, 7:30pm
We’re excited to welcome TRASH NIGHT, one of Boston’s best underground comedy/film events, to the Brattle! Once a month TRASH NIGHT selects one F-grade, sub-cult cinematic wonder and unleashes it on an unsuspecting audience – with original video weirdness seeded throughout...
August 21, 9:00pm
Karaoke open mic night.....
August 22 all-day
Revered as the “father of American ballet,” George Balanchine (1904-1983) emigrated from the newly formed Soviet Union via Western Europe to the United States, where he founded the New York City Ballet and lived....
August 22, 9:30am - August 26, 12:00pm
Become an experimental anthropologist and use a spear thrower...
August 22, 4:30pm
Rosalind Russell strikes again in another great role as an unconventional woman...
August 22, 6:30pm
Effervescent, irrepressible, lovely, extravagant, unconventional – Mame! Rosalind Russell absolutely owns this film as the title character, a flamboyant 1920’s Manhattan socialite who becomes the caretaker for her stuffy brother’s orphaned son, Patrick...
August 22, 8:00pm
Zak Trojano is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, a finger-style guitar player, a fly-fisherman, and a beer drinker. He watches more than he talks, the guy at the end of the bar nursing a drink while the afternoon light angles in, letting the conversation pile up around him like snowfall....
August 23 all-day
Revered as the “father of American ballet,” George Balanchine (1904-1983) emigrated from the newly formed Soviet Union via Western Europe to the United States, where he founded the New York City Ballet and lived....
August 23, 9:30am - August 27, 12:00pm
Become an experimental anthropologist and use a spear thrower...
August 23, 5:30pm
This delightful animated film features the adventures of Madame Souza and her faithful dog Bruno. The pair must face off against the French mafia to gain the freedom of Souza’s grandson, Champion, the odds-on favorite to win the Tour de France...
August 23, 7:30pm
A TOUCH OF ZEN depicts the journey of Yang (the amazing Feng Hsu), a fugitive noblewoman in disguise who seeks refuge in a remote village....
August 23, 8:00pm
Few bands can say they were born out of necessity, but Slaughter Beach, Dog can. In 2015, Jake Ewald, in the midst of trying to write songs for his other band...
August 23, 8:00pm
Whetherman is the music of 33 year-old independent troubadour Nicholas Williams, who has self-produced eight full-length albums since beginning the project in 2007. By artfully bridging the gap between folk, blues, country, soul, and bluegrass with a timeless tinge...
August 24 all-day
Revered as the “father of American ballet,” George Balanchine (1904-1983) emigrated from the newly formed Soviet Union via Western Europe to the United States, where he founded the New York City Ballet and lived....
August 24, 9:30am - August 28, 12:00pm
Become an experimental anthropologist and use a spear thrower...
August 24, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Excited to announce Lechon Lunches where Chef Jason Tom from Night Market will be taking over the Parsnip Patio every Friday this summer!
August 24, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
August 24, 12:00pm
Jessica Caponigro will discuss topics related to the history of print media, including how the patriarchy weaponized the early printing press, how women kept the medium alive in the United States, and how independent publishing might be our only hope...
August 24, 7:00pm
One of the defining moments of 1980s cool, this neon-soaked, shadow-laden neo-noir features Harrison Ford as a ‘Blade Runner,’ a hunter of rogue artificial humans called replicants, who is brought out of retirement for one last job...
August 24, 8:00pm
The T Sisters, born and raised in California and now based in the creative hub of Oakland, embody harmony. It’s in their blood, bones, and history. Erika, Rachel and Chloe have been singing and writing music together since childhood, and the lifetime of practice shows...
August 24, 9:00pm
Kina Zoré produces an electrifying sound that combines soulful brass, uplifting vocals, and hypnotic...
August 24, 9:30pm
35 years after the original, acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve returns us to the world of BLADE RUNNER with a new story but equally stunning visuals. Ryan Gosling plays K, a Blade Runner who is also a replicant himself...
August 24, 10:00pm
Put on your best outfit, bust out the glitter and get ready to go back in time!
August 25 all-day
Revered as the “father of American ballet,” George Balanchine (1904-1983) emigrated from the newly formed Soviet Union via Western Europe to the United States, where he founded the New York City Ballet and lived....
August 25, 1:00pm
One of the defining moments of 1980s cool, this neon-soaked, shadow-laden neo-noir features Harrison Ford as a ‘Blade Runner,’ a hunter of rogue artificial humans called replicants, who is brought out of retirement for one last job...
August 25, 3:30pm
35 years after the original, acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve returns us to the world of BLADE RUNNER with a new story but equally stunning visuals. Ryan Gosling plays K, a Blade Runner who is also a replicant himself...
August 25, 8:00pm
Dietrich Strause’s songs are a mix of timeless melody, literate lyricism, and a “virtuosic command of imagery.” (The Artery, WBUR) ​In less than one year, Strause released ​two albums — How Cruel That Hunger Binds and Dietrich Strause & The Blue Ribbons — proving himself to be one of the most...
August 25, 9:00pm
Luna, the New York-based quartet, were last seen on stage in February 2005. In 2015 they will play their first shows in ten years. Luna recorded 8 studio albums between 1992 and 2005. The current touring lineup is....
August 25, 9:00pm
Roots & Rock Singer/Songwriter Brennan played in a succession of Boston-area bands before forming his own group in the early ’90s. Born and raised in rural Berlin...
August 26 all-day
Revered as the “father of American ballet,” George Balanchine (1904-1983) emigrated from the newly formed Soviet Union via Western Europe to the United States, where he founded the New York City Ballet and lived....
August 26, 11:30am
Calling all foodies! We'd love to take you on a Food Tour neighborhood adventure in Harvard Square!
August 26, 1:00pm
One of the defining moments of 1980s cool, this neon-soaked, shadow-laden neo-noir features Harrison Ford as a ‘Blade Runner,’ a hunter of rogue artificial humans called replicants, who is brought out of retirement for one last job. Things become complicated when he falls in love with a mysterious woman (Young) and his quarry (Hauer) ends up being more of a match then he expected.
August 26, 3:30pm
35 years after the original, acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve returns us to the world of BLADE RUNNER with a new story but equally stunning visuals. Ryan Gosling plays K, a Blade Runner who is also a replicant himself...
August 26, 4:30pm
Richard Perlmutter is the creator, lyricist, and lead singer/entertainer of Beethoven's Wig. In his solo performances, he sings and plays the greatest masterpieces of...
August 26, 8:00pm
With every record, Damon McMahon aka Amen Dunes has transformed, and Freedom is the project’s boldest ....
August 26, 8:00pm
Lay Low Moon is an Indie-Folk-Pop collective built around the songs of Seán McKenna and is comprised of Seán and various friends around Boston, MA. The name Lay Low Moon was inspired by some lyrics from the Beck song, “Guess I’m Doing Fine” — off of the album, Sea Change, a collection that inspired McKenna’s early songwriting....
August 27 all-day
Revered as the “father of American ballet,” George Balanchine (1904-1983) emigrated from the newly formed Soviet Union via Western Europe to the United States, where he founded the New York City Ballet and lived....
August 27, 4:30pm
SEPARATE TABLES is one of the standouts from Hayworth’s post-Columbia career...
August 27, 8:00pm
Muscari is a New England based group that specializes in the music of the Mediterranean regions and the surrounding areas. Since it was formed in 2016, the group has been performing regularly around the New England area...
August 27, 9:15pm
Hayworth continued to act until the early 1970s but she never again achieved the level of success that she had enjoyed in her heyday. Most of her appearances are in b-movies like this pulp-noir which teams her (for the last time) with old friend Glenn Ford...
August 28 all-day
Revered as the “father of American ballet,” George Balanchine (1904-1983) emigrated from the newly formed Soviet Union via Western Europe to the United States, where he founded the New York City Ballet and lived....
August 28 all-day
Ostraca (singular: ostracon) are pieces of broken pottery or limestone flakes used to record writing in ancient Egypt. Much cheaper than papyrus, they were used as abundantly as our modern day.....
August 28, 8:00pm
Anna Tivel has spent some quality hours in a dodge caravan repeating lyrical lines over and over until the words fall in time with the windshield wipers, or until the gas light comes on. A nationally touring artist with a deep love of quiet stories, Anna is beginning to carve a place for herself in the songwriting world...
August 28, 9:00pm
Karaoke open mic night.....
August 29 all-day
Revered as the “father of American ballet,” George Balanchine (1904-1983) emigrated from the newly formed Soviet Union via Western Europe to the United States, where he founded the New York City Ballet and lived....
August 29, 5:00pm
A lonely vampire (Vand) stalks the streets of a fictional Iranian ghost town preying on only the most unsavory inhabitants....
August 29, 7:00pm
Join Justin Gest Assistant Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University as he discusses his most recent books, Crossroads: Comparative Immigration Regimes in a World of Demographic Change The White Working Class: What Everyone Needs To Know The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and....
August 29, 7:15pm
The animated coming-of-age story of a precocious Iranian girl set during the tumultuous years surrounding the revolution against the Shah in the 1970s and ‘80s...
August 29, 8:00pm
Dig up Québec’s deep, dark roots, add electrifying energy and beguiling modesty = mind-blowing trad-folk groove. Taking their name from a traditional song, Les Poules à Colin were raised behind the scenes at folk festivals, learning their craft at kitchen parties amongst some of Quebec’s finest trad musicians – which included their parents – in a region famous for its living heritage....
August 30 all-day
Revered as the “father of American ballet,” George Balanchine (1904-1983) emigrated from the newly formed Soviet Union via Western Europe to the United States, where he founded the New York City Ballet and lived....
August 30 all-day - September 23 all-day
The 2018–19 Visual and Environmental Studies Visiting Faculty exhibition presents work by seven new visiting faculty members in Visual and Environmental Studies. Each year for almost fifty years, the department has invited visual artists and filmmakers who are leaders in their ....
August 30, 4:30pm
There are few sci-fi heroines as memorable or influential as Sigourney Weaver’s Ripley..
August 30, 7:00pm
When mysterious alien craft start descending upon the world, who do you call to try and communicate with them...
August 30, 8:00pm
The Slocan Ramblers are Canada’s bluegrass band to watch. Rooted in tradition, fearlessly creative and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The Slocans have become a...
August 30, 8:00pm
As a singer-songwritter her compositions express and demonstrate her influence of Jazz, Rnb, Funk with a...
August 30, 8:30pm
Coach & Sons Olde Time Family Booking, Emo Night Boston, and Allston Pudding present Live Band Emo/Pop Punk Karaoke Hosted by Christine Varriale of Allston Pudding and featuring members of Animal Flag, Leaner, FALL RISK, and more; DJ sets by Emo Night Boston
August 30, 9:00pm
Comedy with Like 2 Laugh productions every Thursday
August 31 all-day
Revered as the “father of American ballet,” George Balanchine (1904-1983) emigrated from the newly formed Soviet Union via Western Europe to the United States, where he founded the New York City Ballet and lived....
August 31, 9:00am
La Calle means “the street”. This band get’s it’s energy and inspiration in rhythms fused from the international “streets” of this international band...
August 31, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Excited to announce Lechon Lunches where Chef Jason Tom from Night Market will be taking over the Parsnip Patio every Friday this summer!
August 31, 5:00pm
By the mid-sixties, Ingmar Bergman had already conjured many of the cinema’s most unforgettable images. But with the radical PERSONA, this supreme cinematic artist attained new levels of visual poetry...
August 31, 5:00pm - September 03, 11:00am
It started as a way to fill a bad booking weekend in 1998, but now in its 20th year, the campfire. festival has become the single-biggest way that Passim develops new talent and celebrates the Boston area’s amazing music scene...
August 31, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Park Sounds Boston - a FREE public concert series - comes to Winthrop Park in Harvard Square on the last Friday of each month from June through....
August 31, 6:00pm
a FREE public concert series - comes to Winthrop Park in Harvard Square on the last Friday of each month from June through October. Each night features three emerging local musical artists on stage set.....
August 31, 7:30pm
The Black Clown is a music theater experience that animates a Black man’s resilience against America’s legacy of oppression...
August 31, 10:00pm
Put on your best outfit, bust out the glitter and get ready to go back in time!