Week of August 19, 2018

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....