Ongoing, at First Church in Jamaica Plain, at the corner of Centre and Eliot Streets. Second and 4th Saturdays Sept-June and 4th Saturday in July. See website for dates, callers and bands. Dances normally run 7:30-1pm, usually $10, students $6, or less/what you can afford. Guest callers welcome the first dance after the break. Contact Bob Peterson at contracorner.com to reserve a slot.
Every 2nd Saturday of the month, 9pm-midnight at Jacques Underground. Boston's NEWEST / HOTTEST party for BEARS, CUBS, OTTERS and CHASERS! Hot Go Go Bears! WOOF! Chad Brennan + Matt Wilbur + Arthur. DJs MickCloud & The Yeti! No dress code! Cover: $10, 21+ only.
Ongoing through July 9, 2017, Torf Gallery. Explores dramatic changes in his style and subject matter - poetic depictions of classical gods and goddesses to austere sacred themes, reflecting shifting political and religious climate in Florence - strong contours, lyrical poses, and transparent flowing drapery, influenced both by Antique models and the courtly preferences of his patrons.
April 26 - May 3, 2017. Most screenings at The Somerville Theatre (Davis Square, Somerville), and Brattle Theatre, (by Harvard Square, Cambridge); also at The Coolidge Corner, (Brookline). IFF Boston presents more films throughout the year - see their website:
April 28 - May 25, 2017, at The Boston Opera House. This beloved fairy tale with soaring music by Tchaikovsky, sumptuous costumes, and superlative dancing celebrates the triumph of good over evil and the power of a kiss. It has been hailed as “dance at its most perfect” -WGBH Next: May 5–27, 2017 - Robbins/The Concert.
May 17 + 31, 2017, 8-11pm at Club Cafe Napoleon Room Cabaret. Come One, Come All! Professionals, rising stars, aspiring singers and folks who just love showtunes! Sing-along, Open Mic and more! with Brian Patton-Piano and Vocals. As a singer, pianist, and coach, Mr. Patton has performed throughout the Northeast and New York City for over 20 years.
June 2-11, 2016, annual parade/ festival, stage entertainment and vendors, Stuart Street and Jamaica Plain block parties. Parade on Saturday, June 10 from Copley Square to arrive at City Hall Plaza Pride Festival on Cambridge Street. See website for past years media, and upcoming events details online:
July 4, 2017. Annual Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, Hatch Shell concert on Charles River Esplanade, over 500,000 visitors. Six million Americans tune in on TV.
August 3, 2017, 7pm, Coolidge Corner, Brookline. Mid-1980s America. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and the Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. A new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play, directed by Olivier and Tony award-winning director Marianne Elliott. Part Two: Perestroika, will screen Aug 10th.
September 21-25, 2017 (TBC), at the Revere Hotel Boston Common and other venues. The 33rd annual event. One of America's most recognized celebration of world cinema. See website for schedule.
March - April, 2018. 34th annual LGBT film fest. Typically with over 120 films, 11 days of screenings at locations across Boston, Brookline, and Cambridge: Museum of Fine Arts, (465 Huntington Ave), Brattle Theatre (by Harvard Square, Cambridge), and Fenway Health Center (Boylston St, Boston). Also ongoing schedule of films throughout the year. See website for line-up: