Week of Sunday, September 25, 2016

September 25, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Master drummer Nojechowicz and his Tango Project play a very special brunch performance.
September 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
These tours, designed and led by Harvard undergraduates from a range of academic disciplines, focus on select objects chosen by each student guide. They provide visitors a unique view into the building and collections...
September 25, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Come and explore Mount Auburn’s first chapel, originally constructed in the 1840s.
September 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
These tours, designed and led by Harvard undergraduates from a range of academic disciplines, focus on select objects chosen by each student guide. They provide visitors a unique view into the building and collections...
September 25, 4:00pm
Special 35mm Screening! (1954) dir Alfred Hitchcock w/Jimmy Stewart, Grace Kelly, Thelma Ritter, Raymond Burr [112; 35mm] ahtd-290In Hitchcock’s Technicolor masterpiece, Jimmy Stewart plays a photographer confined to a wheelchair with a broken leg who begins to spy on the other tenants in his apartment complex. A hobby born of boredom turns to obsession when he suspects that he has witnessed a murder.
September 25, 6:00pm
Harvard Book Store welcomes memoirist and Tony Award–winning actor ALAN CUMMING as he discusses his latest book, You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams: My Life in Stories and Pictures—a magical concoction of his mischievous, tender, whimsical, and debauched real-life adventures, told in his own words and pictures. Mr. Cumming will be joined in-conversation by WGBH's JARED BOWEN....
September 25, 7:00pm
Double Feature with OUT OF PRINT (2015) dir Peter Flynn [95 min; DCP] ahtd-290THE DYING OF THE LIGHT explores the history and craft of motion picture presentation through the lives and stories of the last generation of career projectionists...
September 25, 8:00pm
“Johnny Kalsi has done for the Dhol what Jimmy Hendrix did for the Guitar” - The Guardian...
September 25, 8:00pm
"This is organic music," the Boston singer-songwriter-violinist offers about his fifth album of originals, Her. "It's a bunch of us playing our instruments and singing, and getting taped while we're doing it....
September 25, 9:00pm
Double Feature with THE DYING OF THE LIGHT ahtd-290(2014) dir Julia Marchese w/Kevin Smith, Seth Green, Patton Oswalt, Edgar Wright, Rian Johnson, John Landis [86 min; 35mm] This entertaining portrait of Los Angeles’ New Beverly Cinema – one of the last bastions of 35mm projection – features engaging interviews with some of Hollywood’s most dedicated cinephiles.
September 26, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Through the fall, the Art Study Center will hold special open hours on Mondays, from 1 to 4pm. During open hours, visitors may request works from the collections not currently on view...
September 26, 7:00pm
The Harvard Square Book Circle, our in-store book club, discusses Toni Morrison's Beloved....
September 26, 7:00pm
For Cass Sunstein, the distinguished Harvard law professor and former Obama White House official, “Star Wars” is a whole lot more than a sci-fi narrative that took place “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.”...
September 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
"The World According to Star Wars"...
September 26, 7:00pm
Director: Beth Murphy Film Details: 84 min, 2015, United States, color, DCP Film Website Director Beth Murphy will attend in person for Q&A. Synopsis: With unprecedented access, WHAT TOMORROW BRINGS goes inside the very first girls’ school in one small Afghan village.
September 26, 8:00pm
Hanneke's latest release, Dot the Dragon's Eyes features an all-star cast of musicians - including Mike Block, Rushad Eggleston, Jeremy Kittel, Keith Murphy, Christopher Lewis, Dave Wiesler, Ryan McKasson, Cali McKasson Kovin, and Ariel Friedman....
September 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
These tours, designed and led by Harvard undergraduates from a range of academic disciplines, focus on select objects chosen by each student guide. They provide visitors a unique view into the building and collections...
September 27, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
This year’s event will once again feature a fashion show with clothes and accessories from local vendors...
September 27, 7:00pm
Harvard Book Store welcomes award-winning Icelandic author SJÓN and author of Find Me LAURA VAN DEN BERG for a discussion of Sjón's latest novel, Moonstone: The Boy Who Never Was: A Novel....
September 27, 7:30pm
StageSource has been the connector for the New England theater community for thirty years, and it's time to celebrate...
September 27, 8:00pm - September 28, 12:00am
The Adventure series brings together accomplished and often famous jazz musicians in a more informal and intimate space than a larger auditorium stage....
September 27, 8:00pm
Passim's Open Mic is all ages and all are welcome! Performance order is established by lottery....
September 27, 8:00pm
Over the course of 15 years and seven full-length albums, Blitzen Trapper has crafted one of the more compelling and varied catalogs in contemporary rock and roll....
September 27, 8:00pm
Passim's Open Mic is all ages and all are welcome! Performance order is established by lottery...
September 27, 8:00pm
Special Premiere Screening! (2015) dir Vitaliy Manskiy w/Lee Zin-Mi [106 min; DCP] ahtd-290A fascinating portrait of one North Korean girl and her parents in the year as she prepares to join the Korean Children’s Union on Kim Jong-Il’s birthday...
September 28, 8:00am - 9:30am
Mount Auburn is a migration stopover in the fall, too...
September 28, 7:00pm
Harvard Book Store welcomes sculptor MURRAY DEWART and former poet laureate ROBERT PINSKY for a discussion of their book Poems About Sculpture....
September 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
"Darling Days " Unfolding in animated, crystalline prose...
September 28, 8:00pm
Lyle Brewer’s new solo guitar album “Juno” is the result of two things: the snowstorms that consumed Boston in the early months of 2015 and the sobriety that saved his life. ...
September 28, 8:00pm
The Technoskeptic Presents Discussion to Follow (2002) dir Steven Spielberg w/Tom Cruise, Samantha Morton, Colin Farrell, Neal McDonough, Max von Sydow [145 min; 35mm] ahtd-290With this screening, we launch a new ongoing screening series in collaboration with The Technoskeptic, a magazine exploring the intersection of technology and society from a humanistic perspective...
September 28, 9:00pm
Perhaps the most immediately apparent characteristic of the fifth Russian Circles album, Memorial is its wide range of emotion. Vacillating from somber-yet-soaring melodies on one track to pummeling metal heft on the next, Memorial sounds like an album with split personalities.
September 29, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Casey Monahan, the Cunningham Curatorial Assistant for the Collection, in the Division of European and American Art, will give today’s gallery talk...
September 29, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Twenty years ago, the most common cause of death for medical humanitarians and other aid workers was traffic accidents; today, it is violent attacks...
September 29, 5:30pm
This will be a social meeting with minimal, if any, Rotary business...
September 29, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
September 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lights (Body): Rhythm on Camera is a three-part film and video series accompanying the exhibition Folding, Refraction, Touch: Wolfgang Tillmans in Dialogue with Modern and Contemporary Art...
September 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us for the launch of Tricia Tunstall and Eric Booth's new book: Playing for Their Lives: The Global El Sistema Movement for Social Change Through Music!...
September 29, 7:00pm
Harvard Book Store welcomes former executive editor for The New York Times JOSEPH LELYVELD for a discussion of his latest book, His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt....
September 29, 7:00pm
Harvard Book Store welcomes PEN/Faulkner Award winner ANN PATCHETT for a reading from her latest novel, Commonwealth, the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families’ lives....
September 29, 7:00pm
"Just Around Midnight Rock and Roll and the Racial Imagination"...
September 29, 7:30pm
THE INTERNATIONAL PANCAKE FILM FESTIVAL returns to the Brattle, and this year things are getting wet and wild with a crazy nautical theme!...
September 29, 8:00pm
Americana stand-outs Mike + Ruthy have assembled a new band and, as was the case with their last one, The Mammals, fans and critics alike are showing a lot of love....
September 29, 8:00pm
Called "one of the best jazz ensembles in the world" (Jazz Podium, Germany), the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra kicks off its 44th season at Scullers with a high-energy show including Mark Harvey's Spaceways (for Sun Ra) and Saxophrenia (two pieces from Aardvark’s new CD Passages from Leo Records)...
September 29, 8:00pm
A couple of dozen manila folders are scattered on the kitchen table of an old Boston Queen Anne Victorian - a song title on the cover of each file with a pile of lyrics stuffed inside...
September 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This seminar brings together works of art that take the future as their subject, as well as works that are the result of experiments with new materials and technologies...
September 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
These tours, designed and led by Harvard undergraduates from a range of academic disciplines, focus on select objects chosen by each student guide. They provide visitors a unique view into the building and collections...
September 30, 3:00pm
Harvard Book Store welcomes HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., and JOHN STAUFFER, editors of the new Penguin Classics edition of The Portable Frederick Douglass, for a discussion of the seminal writings and speeches of a legendary writer, orator, and civil rights leader....
September 30, 5:30pm
Presented by GlobeDocs (2016) dir Sue Williams [73 min] The environmental impact of our personal devices is laid bare in this searing examination of ‘designed obsolescence’ of our ‘beloved’ products. DEATH BY DESIGN uncovers a global story of damaged lives, environmental destruction and devices that are designed to die.
September 30, 7:00pm
Harvard Book Store welcomes the bestselling and award-winning author of The Flight of Gemma Hardy MARGOT LIVESEY for a reading from her latest novel, Mercury—a tense psychological drama and a taut emotional thriller exploring love, obsession, and the deceits that pull a family apart....
September 30, 7:30pm
Presented by GlobeDocs (2016) dir David Schisgall [86 min] In 2012, Theo Padnos, an American journalist, slipped into Syria to report on the country’s civil war and was promptly kidnapped by Al Qaeda. In THEO WHO LIVED, Padnos returns to the Middle East, and retraces the physical and emotional steps of his harrowing 22-month journey in this intimate portrait of personal resilience, and grace in the face of hate.
September 30, 8:00pm
THE SEA THE SEA is an Upstate New York based indie folk-pop duo-band featuring what Huffington Post calls, “Two of the loveliest male-female voices you might ever hear this or any other year.”...
September 30, 8:00pm
On How to Dress Well's fourth LP, Care, Tom Krell sings about what it really means to care—for others, for the world, and for himself—with a voice which has more clarity and depth than ever before. ...
September 30, 8:00pm
A couple of dozen manila folders are scattered on the kitchen table of an old Boston Queen Anne Victorian - a song title on the cover of each file with a pile of lyrics stuffed inside...
September 30, 8:00pm
Monty Alexander is an American classic, touring the world relentlessly with various projects, delighting a global audience drawn to his vibrant personality and soulful message...
September 30, 10:00pm
Monty Alexander is an American classic, touring the world relentlessly with various projects, delighting a global audience drawn to his vibrant personality and soulful message...
October 01, 10:00am - 4:00pm
This fall the Intensive Foster Care Team at Cambridge Family & Children’s Service will be hosting MAPP (Massachusetts Approach to Partnership in Parenting) Training...
October 01, 12:00pm
Presented by GlobeDocs (2016) dir Nora Poggi, Insiyah Saeed [97 min] Entrepreneurs are the new rock stars. Yet rarely does one think of a young woman. SHE STARTED IT dispels this misconception following five successful young women who have started tech companies as they work to build their new businesses in a male-dominated field.
October 01, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Mount Auburn, designated a National Historic Landmark, is one of the country’s most significant designed landscapes...
October 01, 2:30pm
Presented by GlobeDocs Co-presented by Provincetown International Film Festival (2016) dir Vanessa Gould [96 min] There are very few obituary writers in the world, and none are better than those at The New York Times. OBIT seamlessly details the tradition of memorializing extraordinary lives in this fascinating look at the men and women who relish the task.
October 01, 3:00pm
Harvard Medical School Associate Professor of Psychiatry Nancy Rappaport, MD explores how she cultivated strength and joy as she journeyed through breast cancer....
October 01, 5:00pm
Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur: Penny’s Farm In the 1960s Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur led the groundbreaking Jug Band, admired and imitated by everyone from folk and blues musicians to rockers like the Lovin’ Spoonful and the Grateful Dead, but their new album isn’t a victory lap or nostalgia trip...
October 01, 5:00pm
Presented by GlobeDocs Co-presented by The DocYard (2016) dir Keith Maitland [96 min] 50 years ago, a sniper opened fire from the University of Texas Tower leaving 16 dead, three-dozen wounded, and a nation shaken...
October 01, 7:30pm
Presented by GlobeDocs (2015) Justin Bare, Matthew Miele [128 min] Renowned photographer Harry Benson rose to fame alongside The Beatles as he photographed their inaugural 1964 trip to the US...
October 01, 8:00pm
Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur: Penny’s Farm In the 1960s Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur led the groundbreaking Jug Band, admired and imitated by everyone from folk and blues musicians to rockers like the Lovin’ Spoonful and the Grateful Dead, but their new album isn’t a victory lap or nostalgia trip...
October 01, 9:00pm
The gravitational pull of Diarrhea Planet is strong; once you get caught in the orbit of its stadium-sized riffs and blistering solos, it’s hard to escape. ...
October 01, 10:00pm - October 02, 2:00am
Bolling formed her own unique performance, where she effortlessly merges soul, jazz and R&B styles...
October 02 all-day - December 31 all-day
THE COMEDY STUDIO - 2016 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS