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Nave Gallery in Somerville

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Thu, Dec 18, 2014

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Love art that is unique and funky? Well if you're in the Somerville area, the Nave Gallery might have what you're looking for. 

"Since 2004 the Nave Gallery in Teele Square has been the public face of ARTSomerville, a nonprofit, loosely knit volunteergroup of artists and arts enthusiasts with the mutual goal to create new space(s) to present art in Somerville."

In 2013 The Nave Gallery expanded with an additional exhibit, the Nave Annex in Davis Square. The Nave Gallery also hosts music, dance and art events at various locations in the city throughout the year."

Please click here to find out more information on current and upcoming exhibits.

 

Tags: somerville, art, 365 things to do in Boston

Strange Behavior Stand-Up @ Davis Square Theatre

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Wed, Dec 17, 2014

strange_2The historic Davis Square Theatre is ready to make you laugh with 'Strange Behavior' Stand Up! The 'Strange Behavior' Stand Up Event will be held once a month in Somerville.  

"One night a month, this intimate 175-seat theater will feature national headliners along with some of Boston’s best."

The next performance will be held on Thursday, December 18th at 8pm. This month's show includes Emma Willmann from the New York Comedy Festival, Anthony P. DeVito from Montreal Just For Laughs and Sean Donnelly who has performed on David Letterman and Comedy Central. 

For more information on 'Strange Behavior' and ticket availability, please click here

 

Tags: davis square, somerville, comedy, 365 things to do in Boston

The Greatest Gatsby Mansion New Year's Eve Soiree

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Mon, Dec 15, 2014

gatsbyWho doesn't love a themed party? Start the New Year off right at the Greatest Gatsby Mansion New Year's Eve Soiree!

The Great Gatsby Soiree will be held at Greatest Bar in the West End. Period and festive attire are recommended but not necessary.

The event will be held from 9:00pm-2:00am. Tickets for this event are $60+.

Click here for more information about the Great Gatsby Soiree, as well as other New Year's Eve events hosted by BostonVIPList.

   

Tags: The Great Gatsby, West End, 365 things to do in Boston, New Years Eve

The Nutcracker at the Opera House

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sun, Dec 14, 2014

nutcrackerEnjoy a childhood favorite this holiday season at The Opera House in Downtown Boston

"Mikko Nissinen's 'The Nutcracker' is based on the libretto by Alexandre Dumas père titled 'The Tale of the Nutcracker', which is adapted from E. T. A. Hoffmann's story 'The Nutcracker and the Mouse King'.

This critically-acclaimed production debuted in 2012 with new sets and costumes, and critics called the production 'the most magical version of The Nutcracker'. See it again or for the first time, and be swept away in a winter wonderland."

For tickets and availability, please click here

 

 

Tags: The Opera House, downtown boston, 365 things to do in Boston, the nutcracker

Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights at the MFA

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sat, Dec 13, 2014

hanukkahThe Museum of Fine Arts will be hosting 'Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights' on Wednesday, December 17th. 

"Learn about the MFA's collection of Judaica, sketch in the galleries, make a work of art to bring home, and listen to festive music in the Shapiro Family Courtyard.

Don't miss the Oculus Rift virtual reality art installation in the Druker Family Pavilion windows, a preview of 8 Nights, 8 Windows -- a 2015 project of New Center NOW and CJP bringing the miracle, illumination, and innovation of Hanukkah to Boston."

The event is free and scheduled from 6:00pm-9:45pm. The MFA is located near Kenmore Square and accessible by public transportation. 

Please click here for more information on 'Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights'.

 

Tags: kenmore square, Museum of Fine Art, 365 things to do in Boston, hanukkah

'ART 100 BOSTON' at PCG

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Fri, Dec 12, 2014

art100The Piano Craft Galley in the South End is hosting the 'ART 100 BOSTON' Exhibition.

"ART 100 BOSTON is an art exhibition which provides a platform for contemporary artwork which includes paintings, photographs, sculptures, prints, collages and constructions created by established and emerging artists working in the Boston area. 

ART 100 BOSTON is a platform for art lovers to buy art at the affordable prices and encourages artists to create and display independent ideas."

The event will be held until December 21st from 6:00pm-10:00pm. Please click here for more information on this exhibition as well as other events at the Piano Craft Gallery. 

 

Tags: South End, 365 things to do in Boston, piano craft gallery

The 2014 Mayor's Holiday in Boston

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Thu, Dec 11, 2014

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The Mayor's Holiday is a celebration that allows locals and guests to enjoy the Boston holiday season with the arts! The celebration is going on now til New Years! 

There are "thousands of 1/2 price tickets to over 100 theater, music and dance performances throughout our region, as well as free festivities, dining deals, gift ideas, and more. Your holiday magic begins right here!"

Events include First Night 2015, The Nutcracker and Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights at the MFA.

For more information on the Mayor's Holiday, click here

 

Tags: 365 things to do in Boston, arts, mayors holiday

Ugly Sweater Party at The Greatest Bar

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Wed, Dec 10, 2014

westendChristmas is right around the corner and even though the Santa Speedo Run & Santa Con 2014 are over, there are still plenty of holiday events and parties to attend before the New Year hits!

So if you like to be festive and happen to have an ugly sweater laying around, The Ugly Sweater Party at The Greatest Bar in the West End should be the next event on your list. 

Grab your friends and enjoy a night of holiday cheer! The Ugly Sweater Party will be held on Friday, December 12th from 9pm-2am. DJ Jonny Dougs will be there, playing top 40 & dance music all night! 

For more information on this, and other holiday events at Greatest Bar, please check out their website here

 

 

Tags: West End, holidays, 365 things to do in Boston, the greatest bar, ugly sweater

Holiday Craft Fair in Harvard Square

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Tue, Dec 09, 2014

craft fair"The Harvard Square Holiday Craft Fair, one of the oldest and most popular fairs in Boston, will celebrate its 29th season in 2014.  

It takes place in the basement and courtyard of the First Parish Church on the corner of Church Street and Massachusetts Avenue and runs for 12 or so days in December, the dates varying from year to year.

The fair includes a changing mix of New England craftspeople and world traveling importers featuring many wonderful gift items. Talking to the craftspeople who make what they sell gives shoppers a connection to what they are buying that is just not possible at the mall, through a catalog or online."

For more information on the Harvard Square Holiday Craft Fair, please click here

 

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31 Nights of Light at the Prudential

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Mon, Dec 08, 2014

prudential"The Shops at Prudential Center will shine a light on Boston organizations this holiday season.

Each night of December, the top of Prudential Tower is lit a different color in support of that night's partner.

'31 Nights of Light' was created to help community organizations gain key visibility during the holiday season. Participating groups will 'flip the switch' each night, with a host of musical performances and speakers each night."

Participating organizations include AIDS Action, Reach Out And Read and First Night.

To learn more about '31 Nights of Light', please click here

 

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