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ICA After 5: Love Lettering

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Join the ICA for tastings, artisan demonstrations, DIY workshops, and more every Friday from 5-8 PM in the Water Café. 

This Friday February 12th is Love Lettering : "Up your valentine game with DIY card-making! Craft the perfect love note for your sweetie or friends (or frenemies?) and get artsy with Lettering by Liz, who will walk us through calligraphy basics to give your valentine that extra something.

ABOUT THE ARTIST & TEACHER
Liz Roessler is a life-long Bostonian and professional lettering artist with a design studio / classroom in the city’s Leather District. After many years of perfecting her self-taught method, styles, and forms, Liz began offering custom calligraphy design work, including envelope art, seating cards, menus, programs, monogram and logo design, hand-lettering on chalkboards and mirrors, and more. For 25 years, she has provided professional hand-lettering work to a wide variety of clients, including individuals, companies and non-profits of all types and sizes, and some wicked famous people."

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ICA First Fridays - Cabin Fever

Posted by Susie Callahan on Wed, Feb 03, 2016


Start your weekend off with a bang at the Institute of Contemporary Art. On the first Friday of each month, from 5pm-10pm, the ICA hosts an after hours event, themed around the current gallery exhibitions. First Fridays feature DJs, live performances, gallery talks, specialty cocktails, and more. The Water Cafe at the ICA offers a small bites menu and full bar - this is where you can find the cocktails inspired by the current exhibitions

This, Friday, February 5th is White Hot: 

Don’t let the cold keep you inside all winter long! First Fridays gets cozy with Cabin Fever. Channel the flannel and embrace your inner lumbersexual (plaid and facial hair welcome!).  DJ Knife will create some heat on the dance floor – prepare to get toasty and dance your ax off. And what cabin campfire would be complete without some scary stories (and a spiked drink)? We’ve got you covered with a montage of spooky film favorites. And as always, cuddle up with compelling contemporary art. Don’t forget to bring the scruff for our best beard contest (home grown or crafted, all are eligible).

POP-UP TALKS | Every 30 minutes from 6:30 to 8:30 PM
Trained ICA gallery staff lead 15-minute “talk backs” about single works in our exhibitions. Get the inside scoop on a work’s context, process, and significance – and ask questions yourself. Galleries close at 9:30 PM.

MUSIC | 5–10 PM
Check the long johns and stave off the wintry boredom with scorching dance party led by DJ Knife.

PHOTO BOOTH | 6–9 PM
Pose in your winter woolens for a snapshot with your chums.

CITIZENS BANK + ICA MEMBERS VIP LOUNGE | 5–10 PM
Exclusive bar for ICA members and Citizens Bank card holders! Redeem your drink ticket here for a complimentary Harpoon tasting, while supplies last.

 

Admission is completely free for members of the ICA and only $15 for nonmembers.

These events are 21+

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ICA After 5: Knitters Night Out

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Wed, Jan 27, 2016

Join the ICA for tastings, artisan demonstrations, DIY workshops, and more every Friday from 5-8 PM in the Water Café. 

This Friday January 29th is Knitters Night Out : "Looking for that push to finally learn how to use your knitting needles? Or are you a seasoned crafting pro looking for a Friday night knitting scene? Drop by Knitters’ Night Out for casual instruction, fellow knitters (or crocheters!) and some tea and cookies."

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ICA After 5: Trivia & Game Night

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Join the ICA for tastings, artisan demonstrations, DIY workshops, and more every Friday from 5-8 PM in the Water Café. 

This Friday January 22 is Trive & Game Night : "No pencils, no paper, no timers – this is lightning speed ad hoc fun with the “Professor of Trivia,” Morgan White, Jr. Plus, get nostalgic and sit down to your favorite childhood board games (sorry, not Sorry!)."

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ICA After 5: New Year Yoga

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Fri, Jan 15, 2016

Join the ICA for tastings, artisan demonstrations, DIY workshops, and more every Friday from 5-8 PM in the Water Café. 

Today is New Year Yoga: "Refocus your zen for 2016 with PopUpAsana, who will lead three condensed yoga sessions in our stunning, ocean-side building.

Yoga sessions will take place at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30 PM. Don’t forget your mat!

  • 5:30 PM: Upper Body Release: Neck, Shoulders & Upper Back
  • 6:30 PM: Lower Body Release: Hips & Hamstrings
  • 7:30 PM: Softening the Spine: Gentle Twists and Forward Folds"

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ICA After 5: All Wrapped Up

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Tue, Dec 15, 2015

Join the ICA for tastings, artisan demonstrations, DIY workshops, and more every Friday from 5-8 PM in the Water Café. 

All Wrapped UpThis Friday, December 18th is All Wrapped Up: "Warm up with a free mug of cider, get pro gift wrapping tips to make your presents shine inside and out, and take advantage of one-night-only discounts,. There’s still time to find that perfectly personal gift! Peruse the ICA Store, named one of “10 Great Gift Shops” by Boston Magazine, for everyone on your list."

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Admission to ICA after 5 is included in the regular admission price.

 

 

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ICA First Fridays: Wintry Mixer

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Thu, Dec 03, 2015

Start your weekend off with a bang at the Institute of Contemporary Art. On the first Friday of each month, from 5pm-10pm, the ICA hosts an after hours event, themed around the current gallery exhibitions. First Fridays feature DJs, live performances, gallery talks, specialty cocktails, and more. The Water Cafe at the ICA offers a small bites menu and full bar - this is where you can find the cocktails inspired by the current exhibitions.

This, Friday, December 4th is Wintry Mixer: "It’s holiday party season and no one does it better than the ICA. First Fridays gets festive with spiced hot toddies, holiday song karaoke, art, and revelry. Watch out for the mistletoe."

 

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ICA After 5: Punch Bowl Pro

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Wed, Nov 18, 2015

Join the ICA for tastings, artisan demonstrations, DIY workshops, and more every Friday from 5-8 PM in the Water Café. 

ICAThis Friday, November 20 is Punch Bowl Pro: "Entertaining this holiday season? Leave the jungle juice behind and wow your guests with the perfect autumnal batch cocktail! Gather recipes (and samples) at this Thanksgiving edition of ICA After 5."

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Admission to ICA after 5 is included in the regular admission price.

 

 

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BOSTON MAGAZINE’S TASTE

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Tue, Nov 17, 2015

Every November, Boston Magazine comes out with the much anticipated best restaurants of Boston list and the annual Taste event is in celebration of the November issue. Restaurants issue with an evening of delectable offerings while working to end hunger in the city of Boston. A portion of proceeds from the ticket purchase will benefit The Greater Boston Food Bank. As a bonus  to your ticket purchase of the Taste event, you will receive a 1 year (12 issue) subscription to Boston Magazine.

Your Ticket Purchase Includes:

General Admission:

  • Taste delectable offerings from Boston’s hottest chefs & mixologists
  • All you can eat food and drink
  • Meet the chefs and see them in action
  • Sip on custom cocktails, a selection of thirst quenching beers and delectable wines
  •  Live music
  • Support The Greater Boston Food Bank and their mission to end hunger in the city
  • Enjoy relaxing and interactive lounges
  • Explore the museum

VIP Admission:

  • Access to all General Admission items, plus:
  • Beat the crowds and gain access to the event an hour early
  • Bring home a VIP gift bag with offerings from sponsors, chefs and more!

Click here to buy tickets. 

 

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Boston Ski & Snowboard Expo

Posted by 365 Things Boston on Sat, Nov 14, 2015

SnowboardThe Boston.com Ski & Snowboard Expo is the place to be this weekend!

Running through Sunday, the expo is a chance to chat with chill ski industry folk, see the latest ski gear, peep ski resort improvements, and think snow with like-minded snow sports enthusiasts.

"You never know who you will bump into: Glen Plake, Seth Wescott, Mikaela Shiffrin, Pam Fletcher, the Boston.com ski guru. There will be a flurry of entertainers, a Nordic Village, Skyriders Trampoline Show, Burton Snowboard Park, a Country Ski & Sports Fashion Spectacular runway show, and your chance to après ski before ski season at the Long Trail Beer Garden.

Tickets to the Boston.com Ski & Snowboard Expo are $15. Kids 12 and under are free. You can save $3 with this coupon here. And your admission buys you a subscription to SKI or Skiing magazine for a year, and a $10 gift card to Liftopia for discounted lift tickets. There is also tremendous potential to win swag, lift tickets, ski trips, and lodging deals from ski resort exhibitors.

The 34th annual Boston.com Ski & Snowboard Expo opens Thursday at 3 p.m., closing at 10 p.m. The expo is open Friday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Seaport World Trade Center. See you at the show."

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