Week of Sunday, May 22, 2016

May 25, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
We invite you to join us for our annual Service of Commemoration. Words and music will help us to remember those who have gone before us during this Memorial Day service on Bigelow Chapel Lawn.In the event of inclement weather, the Service will be held in Bigelow Chapel. The keynote speaker this year will be Reverend Rosemary Lloyd. Refreshments donated by Jules Catering, Somerville and Vicki Lee’s, Belmont.
May 25, 7:00pm
Discussion/Signing The Politics of Joint University and Community Housing Development: Cambridge, Boston, and Beyond
May 25, 7:30pm
n this world-premiere adaptation of her critically acclaimed 2013 memoir, Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues, Emotional Creature, The Good Body, O.P.C.) celebrates the strength and joy that connect a single body to the planet.
May 25, 7:30pm
(1966) dir Seijun Suzuki w/Hideki Takahashi, Junko Asano [86 min; 35mm] One of Suzuki’s most outwardly farcical efforts, FIGHTING ELEGY subjects the histrionics of military training to an approach both cerebrally ironic and unabashedly slapstick – a sort of hybrid of Dr. Strangelove and Jerry Lewis
May 25, 8:00pm
The Appleseed Collective is a four-piece Americana band that's toured these United States since 2010, serving up songs new and old—barn-burners, old soul jazz, airy mood pieces, bluesy digressions—to crowds hungry for more. Their music is a rich Dixie-Gypsy roots-music mélange with a modern twist, a long-simmering stew of old-time, ragtime, and bluegrass constantly refreshed—like the Melting Pot itself—with immigrant sounds and international spices.
May 25, 9:00pm
The Chapel Hill, NC trio Southern Culture On The Skids has been spreading the rock and roll gospel since 1983. Rick Miller – guitar/vox, Mary Huff – bass/vox and Dave Hartman – drums, play a greasy mix of surf, rockabilly, R&B and country fried garage with a side of psych. It's a musical gumbo Miller calls, "Americana from the wrong side of the tracks." For over 30 years, the band have toured everywhere from the NC Prison System to Mt. Fuji, Japan, delivering what Rolling Stone calls "a hell raising rock and roll party."
May 25, 9:30pm
(1960) dir Seijun Suzuki w/Hiroyuki Nagato, Kazuko Yoshiyuki [83 min; 35mm] This crime thriller features one of the most nihilistic characters in Suzuki’s early films: Katiri, a reporter so ambitiously amoral that he’ll sell out anyone – including his partner and the drug dealer he’s sleeping with – to get a scoop.
May 26 all-day
a spirited and insightful commentary on two archetypes of American masculinity. ---Ben Brantley, The New York Times
May 26 all-day
In this world-premiere adaptation of her critically acclaimed 2013 memoir, Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues) celebrates the strength and joy that connect a single body to the planet. As an activist and artist, Ensler has spent her career speaking about the female body
May 26 all-day
Following a successful run in January, A Big Mess returns for the class of 2016's Commencement weekend!
May 26, 12:00am - 1:00pm
In the summer of 2015 Mount Auburn embarked on an ambitious two year restoration of the iconic Egyptian Revival Gateway, starting with the remaining sections of ca.
May 26, 7:30pm
n this world-premiere adaptation of her critically acclaimed 2013 memoir, Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues, Emotional Creature, The Good Body, O.P.C.) celebrates the strength and joy that connect a single body to the planet.
May 26, 7:30pm
(1980) dir Seijun Suzuki w/Yoshio Harada, Naoko Ôtani [144 min; 35mm] Named the best film of the 1980s in a poll of Japanese film critics, ZIGEUNERWEISEN takes its title from a recording of violin music by Pablo de Sarasate
May 26, 8:00pm
Debo Band is a 11-member group led by Ethiopian-American saxophonist Danny Mekonnen and fronted by charismatic vocalist Bruck Tesfaye. Since their inception in 2006,
May 26, 8:00pm
Ari & Mia, Boston's Americana sister act, reference the traditions of Southern and Northeastern fiddle music and the early American songbook to create a realm where their own compositions cross paths with older traditions. Their stylish and sophisticated music honors the sounds of Appalachian cottages, rural dance floors, and urban concert halls. Combine this with their innovative approach to song and tune-writing and the result is a fresh and contemporary sound.
May 26, 8:00pm
Kings is Steph Bishop (guitar, vocals, mandolin) • Emily Bielagus (guitar, vocals, percussion) • Eric Beug (lap steel, vocals, mandolin, guitar, baritone guitar) Kellen is a Boston-based multi-instrumentalst and songwriter. He is a new voice emerging from Boston's urban acoustic landscape - with soaring melodies and refreshing writing backed up by killer musicians like Boston fixture Charlie Rose, Brittany Haas of Crooked still, and Brooklyn's Hannah Read. 20 Kenton is his second independent EP release.
May 26, 8:00pm - May 27, 12:00am
HENDRIX INSPIRED JAZZ GUITAR Animated by the exquisite soundscape created by Jimi Hendrix, Kasper has constructed a deep jazz shaped identity of his own.
May 26, 9:30pm
On Thursday nights FiRE + iCE hosts a vibrant group of dancers of all levels and styles
May 27 all-day
a spirited and insightful commentary on two archetypes of American masculinity. ---Ben Brantley, The New York Times
May 27 all-day
In this world-premiere adaptation of her critically acclaimed 2013 memoir, Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues) celebrates the strength and joy that connect a single body to the planet. As an activist and artist, Ensler has spent her career speaking about the female body
May 27 all-day
Following a successful run in January, A Big Mess returns for the class of 2016's Commencement weekend!
May 27, 6:00pm
It started as a way to fill a bad booking weekend in 1998, but over the course of more than 15 years, the campfire. festival has become the single-biggest way that Passim develops new talent and celebrates the Boston area’s amazing music scene. Originally called, "On the Cutting Edge of the Campfire,” the festival combined the idea of artists sitting around the campfire playing music with our commitment to bringing new talent to discerning listeners. Today, the campfire. festival is as much about the community as it is about the music. "In the round" performances with songwriters swapping tunes are as common as solo and band sets throughout the course of each day of the festival. The line between performer and audience member blurs over the course of the campfire. festival. Performers sit in the room to watch other performers, and occasionally audience members get pulled on stage. The magic of campfire. festival weekends comes from the event’s delicate mixture of talented performers coming together and inspiring one other and an excited, attentive audience. The lineup of artists will be announced soon!
May 27, 6:00pm
It started as a way to fill a bad booking weekend in 1998, but over the course of more than 15 years, the campfire. festival has become the single-biggest way that Passim develops new talent and celebrates the Boston area’s amazing music scene. Originally called, "On the Cutting Edge of the Campfire,” the festival combined the idea of artists sitting around the campfire playing music with our commitment to bringing new talent to discerning listeners. Today, the campfire. festival is as much about the community as it is about the music. "In the round" performances with songwriters swapping tunes are as common as solo and band sets throughout the course of each day of the festival. The line between performer and audience member blurs over the course of the campfire. festival. Performers sit in the room to watch other performers, and occasionally audience members get pulled on stage. The magic of campfire. festival weekends comes from the event’s delicate mixture of talented performers coming together and inspiring one other and an excited, attentive audience. The lineup of artists will be announced soon!
May 27, 7:30pm
n this world-premiere adaptation of her critically acclaimed 2013 memoir, Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues, Emotional Creature, The Good Body, O.P.C.) celebrates the strength and joy that connect a single body to the planet.
May 27, 8:00pm
Direct from sold out shows at world renowned clubs like NYC’s famous Birdland, Seattle’s Triple Door, Washington DC’s Blues Alley and more - as well as multiple other national and international tours, which include helping to raise $45,000 in one night for a free clinic outside Washington, DC - And having the immense privilege and honor of being the late,
May 27, 10:00pm
Join 130+ dancers in Boston's newest hotspot..
May 27, 10:00pm
Direct from sold out shows at world renowned clubs like NYC’s famous Birdland, Seattle’s Triple Door, Washington DC’s Blues Alley and more - as well as multiple other national and international tours, which include helping to raise $45,000 in one night for a free clinic outside Washington, DC - And having the immense privilege and honor of being the late,
May 27, 10:00pm - May 28, 2:00am
Young hip and very skilled musician, Philadelphia based singer/composer Alexa Barchini’s music has lush harmonies, playful Latin influenced rhythms, the freedom of jazz and a capacity for storytelling.
May 28 all-day
a spirited and insightful commentary on two archetypes of American masculinity. ---Ben Brantley, The New York Times
May 28 all-day
In this world-premiere adaptation of her critically acclaimed 2013 memoir, Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues) celebrates the strength and joy that connect a single body to the planet. As an activist and artist, Ensler has spent her career speaking about the female body
May 28 all-day
Following a successful run in January, A Big Mess returns for the class of 2016's Commencement weekend!
May 28, 12:00pm
t started as a way to fill a bad booking weekend in 1998, but over the course of more than 15 years, the campfire. festival has become the single-biggest way that Passim develops new talent and celebrates the Boston area’s amazing music scene. Originally called, "On the Cutting Edge of the Campfire,” the festival combined the idea of artists sitting around the campfire playing music with our commitment to bringing new talent to discerning listeners. Today, the campfire. festival is as much about the community as it is about the music. "In the round" performances with songwriters swapping tunes are as common as solo and band sets throughout the course of each day of the festival. The line between performer and audience member blurs over the course of the campfire. festival. Performers sit in the room to watch other performers, and occasionally audience members get pulled on stage. The magic of campfire. festival weekends comes from the event’s delicate mixture of talented performers coming together and inspiring one other and an excited, attentive audience. The lineup of artists will be announced soon!
May 28, 7:30pm
n this world-premiere adaptation of her critically acclaimed 2013 memoir, Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues, Emotional Creature, The Good Body, O.P.C.) celebrates the strength and joy that connect a single body to the planet.
May 28, 10:00pm
"As acts like Erol Alkan and the Klaxons were blurring the lines between indie rock and dance music in 2007, Germany's Digitalism were mashing garage band attitude with pumping electro music while in cahoots with the stylish French house label Kitsuné Music. After meeting in a record store and joining forces as a DJ team,
May 28, 10:00pm - May 29, 2:00am
The Naya Rockers play a fiery blend of reggae, dub, and soul fiercer than any band this side of Kingston, Jamaica
May 29 all-day
a spirited and insightful commentary on two archetypes of American masculinity. ---Ben Brantley, The New York Times
May 29 all-day
In this world-premiere adaptation of her critically acclaimed 2013 memoir, Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues) celebrates the strength and joy that connect a single body to the planet. As an activist and artist, Ensler has spent her career speaking about the female body