Now that school is back in session, you may want to take advantage of the intellectual capital available in Boston. Sponsored by the Starr Foundation, the CIS Starr Forum brings academics, public intellectuals and policymakers to the MIT campus for public discussion and lecture.
You may have heard that the national tour for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony award-winning musical is about to start it’s two month run at the Boston Opera House. The show has mostly sold out, however, there’s still a chance to secure your spot. Broadway in Boston recently announced that they are raffling off 40 tickets priced at only $10 to every performance.
September is National Yoga Month. Whether you’re a seasoned yogi, or completely inexperienced, New England has something to offer you this month. Check out the sprawling resort of “Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health.” Located in Stockbridge at the base of the Berkshires, the 150-acre compound is nationally regarded as one of the best yoga retreat destinations for practitioners of all skill levels.
Take the opportunity next Tuesday, September 4th, to have your voice heard in the Massachusetts 2018 primary elections. Voter turnout was less than 50% in the last Massachusetts midterm election however, Boston has a strong record for showing up to the polls; In 2014, 83.65% of the 383,702 registered voters cast a ballot.
The world-renowned Broadway musical, The Book of Mormon is in Boston for a limited time. Deemed "The Best Musical of this Century" by the New York Times, this is definitely a show you should see. Performances will be happening daily until closing night on Sunday 8/26. For ticketing information, click below.
This Saturday, August 18th, from 11 am – 3 pm Verrill Farm in Concord is celebrating their 100th anniversary. For just 12$ per person, visitors will have all you can eat access to over 30 varieties of locally grown tomatoes, corn on the cob and vegetable dishes. Live bluegrass and pony rides will also be present throughout the feast!
Pammy’s in Cambridge was just placed on Bon Appetit’s “50 best new restaurants in America.” Designed, operated and managed by husband and wife team Chris and Pam Willis, Pammy’s has become a hot spot for fresh pasta lovers in Cambridge. The decor can be described as comfy living room meets neo-gothic Italian with marble statues, woodburning fireplaces, and a large communal table centerpiece. Stop by and congratulate them on their new success!
One of the city’s favorite annual traditions is back. With performances running until August 5th, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s production of Richard III is in full swing. The free performances are held every day except Monday and take place in the center of the Boston Common at the Band Stand.
Ever wonder who’s secretly walking around as the funniest person you know? This week from Tue July 10th to Sat July 14th, Laugh Boston is hosting a competition to find the “Funniest Person in Massachusetts.” Each night a handful of comedians will compete in short standup sets for cash prizes and most importantly, bragging rights.