Upcoming Events for October

October 2019

October 22, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
An Introduction to Nameless Love, co-commissioned and co-presented by the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and Participant Inc. in New York City, is Jonathan Berger’s largest project to date. The exhibition expands and merges multiple facets of the artist’s practice including experimental forms of research and...
October 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for special food and drinks plus some fun nostalgic games to kick off the end of your workday. And don’t forget to bring a friend, misery is not the only thing that loves company. MONDAY through FRIDAY 4pm-6:00pm in the Bar & Lounge
October 22, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Led by scholar Diana Lempel, you’ll hear from the project team and oral history narrators about what we’re learning from the narrators’ stories about the pivotal role of the...
October 22, 7:00pm
Flatbreads, Tacos, Pitchers, and all your friends gathered around a heated game of Battleship... sounds like...
October 22, 7:00pm
We will have three poets who have won the Yale Younger Poet Award
October 22, 7:00pm
Harvard Book Store welcomes award-winning author and editor ELIZABETH EARLEY for a discussion of her new novel, Like Wings, Your Hands. Her reading will feature opening performances by acclaimed Boston-based poets and...
October 22, 7:00pm
Peter Mulvey and Parade Quality Productions present THE 9TH ANNUAL LAMPLIGHTER SESSIONS a 7-night, one room, celebration of music, art and...
October 22, 7:00pm
October 22, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Reading for Firsts: 100 Years of Yale Younger Poets with: Arda Collins, Duy Doan, and Jessica Fisher...
October 22, 8:00pm
The Moth StorySLAMs are steadily spreading all over the map, gathering people and stories from all over the country. New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Boston have multiple shows each month.The Moth is open to anyone with...
October 22, 9:00pm
Karaoke open mic night.....
October 23 all-day
Over the span of 90 years, banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller collected beetles from around the world, eventually building a personal collection of more than 150,000 specimens. In 2017, his longstanding support for ...
October 23 all-day
KING LEAR
October 23, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
An Introduction to Nameless Love, co-commissioned and co-presented by the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and Participant Inc. in New York City, is Jonathan Berger’s largest project to date. The exhibition expands and merges multiple facets of the artist’s practice including experimental forms of research and...
October 23, 1:00pm
In 1931, the photographer Walker Evans—later famous for his collaboration with author James Agee documenting the effects of the Depression for the Farm Security Administration (FSA)—joined Lincoln Kirstein, his early promoter, and architect/poet John Brooks Wheelwright in a project to...
October 23, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for special food and drinks plus some fun nostalgic games to kick off the end of your workday. And don’t forget to bring a friend, misery is not the only thing that loves company. MONDAY through FRIDAY 4pm-6:00pm in the Bar & Lounge
October 23, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
"Wine Down Wednesdays" at the Bar at Parsnip. Enjoy snacks to pair with your favorite classic cocktail or wine
October 23, 7:00pm
Harvard Book Store welcomes JAMI ATTENBERG—bestselling author of The Middlesteins and All Grown Up—for a discussion of her anticipated new novel, All This Could Be Yours. She will be joined in conversation by acclaimed local writer LAURA VAN DEN BERG.
October 23, 7:00pm
October 23, 7:30pm
Originally from Boston and now based in New York City, award-winning pianist, composer, and educator Jason Yeager creates music that is deeply expressive and multi-faceted, defying convention while reveling in the traditions of jazz, blues, 20th century classical music, and...
October 23, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Join us in our Fusion Lounge and enjoy some food and...
October 23, 8:00pm
It’s hard to believe that an artist with an output and reputation as strong as Mahalia’s hasn’t released an album yet. But having signed to Asylum Records via Atlantic at the age of 13, before taking the time to finish school in her hometown of Leicester and find her sound, Mahalia’s entire career has been an exercise in intuition and...
October 23, 8:00pm
Jonah Tolchin has wrestled with a wellspring of emotions in his 26 years, and in the process, has consistently found the means of integrating his sentiments into his songs. It’s been a relatively brief progression as far as his career is concerned, but the maturity and...
October 24 all-day
Over the span of 90 years, banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller collected beetles from around the world, eventually building a personal collection of more than 150,000 specimens. In 2017, his longstanding support for ...
October 24 all-day
KING LEAR
October 24, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
An Introduction to Nameless Love, co-commissioned and co-presented by the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and Participant Inc. in New York City, is Jonathan Berger’s largest project to date. The exhibition expands and merges multiple facets of the artist’s practice including experimental forms of research and...
October 24, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for special food and drinks plus some fun nostalgic games to kick off the end of your workday. And don’t forget to bring a friend, misery is not the only thing that loves company. MONDAY through FRIDAY 4pm-6:00pm in the Bar & Lounge
October 24, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Prominent Berlin publishers, philanthropists and art collectors, the Mosse family became the targets of Nazi anti-Semitism when their flagship newspaper was critical of Adolf Hitler and the National Socialists. The family was forced to leave Germany in 1933, leaving behind their grand residence The Mosse Palais and...
October 24, 7:00pm
Harvard Book Store and GrubStreet welcome local debut author ELIZABETH CHILES SHELBURNE for a discussion of her new novel, Holding On To Nothing.
October 24, 8:00pm
At the end of 2014, Chicago trio Russian Circles celebrated the 10-year anniversary of their first show. A decade is a long time for any band to persevere, let alone a band that mines the relatively unmarketable niche of protracted instrumental dirges. But...
October 24, 8:00pm
Over the last 40 years, Chuck McDermott has left his musical mark on audiences on both coasts of the United States. After a restless two years at Yale University, Chuck arrived in Boston and formed an influential country group, Chuck McDermott and...
October 24, 8:00pm
Charismatic and dynamic saxophonist/bandleader Lakecia Benjamin's electric stage presence and fiery sax work, has shared stages with Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, The Roots, Macy Gray and many others...
October 24, 9:00pm
DJ Wyatt holds forth on his Thursday (Practically the Weekend) residency. The Beat thumps on Thursdays and Wyatt digs deep and...
October 24, 9:00pm
Comedy with Like 2 Laugh productions every Thursday
October 25 all-day
Over the span of 90 years, banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller collected beetles from around the world, eventually building a personal collection of more than 150,000 specimens. In 2017, his longstanding support for ...
October 25 all-day
KING LEAR
October 25, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Join MacArthur Genius Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot for a presentation on “GHOSTS IN THE CLASSROOM: The Generational and Cultural Narratives that Haunt Parent-Teacher Encounters.” From the rich exploration of the tender and treacherous family-school terrain that Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot examines in her book, “The Essential Conversation,” her Master Class will focus on the three domains that are central to shaping the tone, texture, and...
October 25, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
An Introduction to Nameless Love, co-commissioned and co-presented by the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and Participant Inc. in New York City, is Jonathan Berger’s largest project to date. The exhibition expands and merges multiple facets of the artist’s practice including experimental forms of research and...
October 25, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for special food and drinks plus some fun nostalgic games to kick off the end of your workday. And don’t forget to bring a friend, misery is not the only thing that loves company. MONDAY through FRIDAY 4pm-6:00pm in the Bar & Lounge
October 25, 7:30pm
Follow the Boston Circus Guild’s “paranormal investigation team” as they explore the dark recesses of a haunted theater to look for evidence of evil spirits and nefarious creatures that manifest in the shadows. Ghosts, ghouls, and creatures from beyond the grave will fill the evening with never-before-seen circus acts including aerials, acrobatics, hand balancing, and...
October 25, 8:00pm
THE BAD PLUS featuring Reid Anderson, Orin Evans and Dave King...
October 25, 8:00pm
Peter Mulvey and Parade Quality Productions present THE 9TH ANNUAL LAMPLIGHTER SESSIONS a 7-night, one room, celebration of music, art and...
October 25, 10:00pm
THE BAD PLUS featuring Reid Anderson, Orin Evans and Dave King...
October 25, 10:30pm
October 26 all-day
Over the span of 90 years, banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller collected beetles from around the world, eventually building a personal collection of more than 150,000 specimens. In 2017, his longstanding support for ...
October 26 all-day
KING LEAR
October 26, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
An Introduction to Nameless Love, co-commissioned and co-presented by the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and Participant Inc. in New York City, is Jonathan Berger’s largest project to date. The exhibition expands and merges multiple facets of the artist’s practice including experimental forms of research and...
October 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
The Harvard Coop will be transformed into a reader's delight at this inaugural Harvard Alumni Author Book event, co-sponsored by The Harvard Coop & Harvard Magazine. Biographers, critics, historians, journalists, memoirists, novelists, poets, medical professionals and more.....
October 26, 6:30pm
Follow the Boston Circus Guild’s “paranormal investigation team” as they explore the dark recesses of a haunted theater to look for evidence of evil spirits and nefarious creatures that manifest in the shadows. Ghosts, ghouls, and creatures from beyond the grave will fill the evening with never-before-seen circus acts including aerials, acrobatics, hand balancing, and...
October 26, 6:30pm
October 26, 8:00pm
THE BAD PLUS featuring Reid Anderson, Orin Evans and Dave King...
October 26, 8:00pm
Melina Duterte is a master of voice: Hers are dream pop songs that hint at a universe of her own creation.
October 26, 8:00pm
Peter Mulvey and Parade Quality Productions present THE 9TH ANNUAL LAMPLIGHTER SESSIONS a 7-night, one room, celebration of music, art and...
October 26, 10:00pm
THE BAD PLUS featuring Reid Anderson, Orin Evans and Dave King...
October 26, 10:30pm
Follow the Boston Circus Guild’s “paranormal investigation team” as they explore the dark recesses of a haunted theater to look for evidence of evil spirits and nefarious creatures that manifest in the shadows. Ghosts, ghouls, and creatures from beyond the grave will fill the evening with never-before-seen circus acts including aerials, acrobatics, hand balancing, and...
October 26, 10:30pm
October 27 all-day
Over the span of 90 years, banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller collected beetles from around the world, eventually building a personal collection of more than 150,000 specimens. In 2017, his longstanding support for ...
October 27 all-day
KING LEAR
October 27, 11:30am
Calling all foodies! We'd love to take you on a Food Tour neighborhood adventure in Harvard Square!
October 27, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
An Introduction to Nameless Love, co-commissioned and co-presented by the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and Participant Inc. in New York City, is Jonathan Berger’s largest project to date. The exhibition expands and merges multiple facets of the artist’s practice including experimental forms of research and...
October 27, 5:00pm
Join us every Sunday at our Rooftop Bar, Over the Charles for Industry specials!
October 27, 6:30pm
Follow the Boston Circus Guild’s “paranormal investigation team” as they explore the dark recesses of a haunted theater to look for evidence of evil spirits and nefarious creatures that manifest in the shadows. Ghosts, ghouls, and creatures from beyond the grave will fill the evening with never-before-seen circus acts including aerials, acrobatics, hand balancing, and...
October 27, 6:30pm
October 27, 7:00pm
Peter Mulvey and Parade Quality Productions present THE 9TH ANNUAL LAMPLIGHTER SESSIONS a 7-night, one room, celebration of music, art and...
October 27, 8:00pm
October 28 all-day
Over the span of 90 years, banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller collected beetles from around the world, eventually building a personal collection of more than 150,000 specimens. In 2017, his longstanding support for ...
October 28, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for special food and drinks plus some fun nostalgic games to kick off the end of your workday. And don’t forget to bring a friend, misery is not the only thing that loves company. MONDAY through FRIDAY 4pm-6:00pm in the Bar & Lounge
October 28, 5:45pm
Free Yoga Classes...
October 28, 6:00pm
An October 2018 report suggested we have only 12 years left to significantly reduce worldwide carbon emissions to have any chance of decelerating global warming. The climate crisis predictions include...
October 28, 7:00pm
The Harvard Square Book Circle, our in-store book club, discusses Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House, one of the greatest horror novels ever written.
October 28, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Free to play. Winning team gets bragging rights and...
October 28, 8:00pm
Founded in 1973, the award-winning Blacksmith House Poetry Series brings established and emerging writers of poetry and fiction to Harvard Square...
October 28, 8:00pm
Peter Mulvey and Parade Quality Productions present THE 9TH ANNUAL LAMPLIGHTER SESSIONS a 7-night, one room, celebration of music, art and...
October 28, 9:00pm
Great artistry has the ability to adapt to its environment while never sacrificing an authentic creative vision. Nothing more true can be said of producer, singer, songwriter, Peder Losnegård, a.k.a Lido. Over the last five years, the multi-instrumentalist and...
October 29 all-day
Over the span of 90 years, banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller collected beetles from around the world, eventually building a personal collection of more than 150,000 specimens. In 2017, his longstanding support for ...
October 29, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
An Introduction to Nameless Love, co-commissioned and co-presented by the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and Participant Inc. in New York City, is Jonathan Berger’s largest project to date. The exhibition expands and merges multiple facets of the artist’s practice including experimental forms of research and...
October 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for special food and drinks plus some fun nostalgic games to kick off the end of your workday. And don’t forget to bring a friend, misery is not the only thing that loves company. MONDAY through FRIDAY 4pm-6:00pm in the Bar & Lounge
October 29, 7:00pm
Flatbreads, Tacos, Pitchers, and all your friends gathered around a heated game of Battleship... sounds like...
October 29, 7:00pm
Harvard Book Store welcomes oncologist and author AZRA RAZA—Chan Soon-Shiong Professor of Medicine and Director, MDS Center at Columbia University—for a discussion of her new book, The First Cell: And the Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to the Last. She will be joined in conversation by DR. PETER D. KRAMER, psychiatrist, writer, and...
October 29, 8:00pm
Peter Mulvey and Parade Quality Productions present THE 9TH ANNUAL LAMPLIGHTER SESSIONS a 7-night, one room, celebration of music, art and...
October 29, 9:00pm
Karaoke open mic night.....
October 30 all-day
Over the span of 90 years, banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller collected beetles from around the world, eventually building a personal collection of more than 150,000 specimens. In 2017, his longstanding support for ...
October 30, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
An Introduction to Nameless Love, co-commissioned and co-presented by the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and Participant Inc. in New York City, is Jonathan Berger’s largest project to date. The exhibition expands and merges multiple facets of the artist’s practice including experimental forms of research and...
October 30, 1:00pm
For a variety of reasons, both historical and biographical, the films of Alfred Hitchcock have probably been subjected to more analysis and interpretation than those of any other filmmaker...
October 30, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for special food and drinks plus some fun nostalgic games to kick off the end of your workday. And don’t forget to bring a friend, misery is not the only thing that loves company. MONDAY through FRIDAY 4pm-6:00pm in the Bar & Lounge
October 30, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
"Wine Down Wednesdays" at the Bar at Parsnip. Enjoy snacks to pair with your favorite classic cocktail or wine
October 30, 6:00pm
THE ART OF FILIPINO PULUTAN: APPETIZERS, BAR SNACKS AND STREET FINGER FOODS...
October 30, 6:00pm
Solar geoengineering research aims to reduce the impacts of global climate change. One possibility is to...
October 30, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Join us in our Fusion Lounge and enjoy some food and...
October 30, 8:00pm
Peter Mulvey and Parade Quality Productions present THE 9TH ANNUAL LAMPLIGHTER SESSIONS a 7-night, one room, celebration of music, art and...
October 30, 9:00pm
Zoo Trippin’ will be rocking Beat Brew Hall Saturday Nov. 30th!
October 30, 10:00pm
Come celebrate a night dedicated to Wu-Tang Clan
October 31 all-day
Over the span of 90 years, banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller collected beetles from around the world, eventually building a personal collection of more than 150,000 specimens. In 2017, his longstanding support for ...
October 31, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
An Introduction to Nameless Love, co-commissioned and co-presented by the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and Participant Inc. in New York City, is Jonathan Berger’s largest project to date. The exhibition expands and merges multiple facets of the artist’s practice including experimental forms of research and...
October 31, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for special food and drinks plus some fun nostalgic games to kick off the end of your workday. And don’t forget to bring a friend, misery is not the only thing that loves company. MONDAY through FRIDAY 4pm-6:00pm in the Bar & Lounge
October 31, 7:00pm
Follow the Boston Circus Guild’s “paranormal investigation team” as they explore the dark recesses of a haunted theater to look for evidence of evil spirits and nefarious creatures that manifest in the shadows. Ghosts, ghouls, and creatures from beyond the grave will fill the evening with never-before-seen circus acts including aerials, acrobatics, hand balancing, and...
October 31, 7:00pm
October 31, 8:00pm
Peter Mulvey and Parade Quality Productions present THE 9TH ANNUAL LAMPLIGHTER SESSIONS a 7-night, one room, celebration of music, art and...
October 31, 9:00pm
DJ Wyatt holds forth on his Thursday (Practically the Weekend) residency. The Beat thumps on Thursdays and Wyatt digs deep and...
October 31, 9:00pm
Comedy with Like 2 Laugh productions every Thursday
October 31, 10:30pm
Follow the Boston Circus Guild’s “paranormal investigation team” as they explore the dark recesses of a haunted theater to look for evidence of evil spirits and nefarious creatures that manifest in the shadows. Ghosts, ghouls, and creatures from beyond the grave will fill the evening with never-before-seen circus acts including aerials, acrobatics, hand balancing, and...
October 31, 10:30pm