Boston Ballet's resident choreographer Jorma Elo updates George Bizet's heart wrenching tale of love, passion, jealousy and betrayal for the 21st century. In this adaptation, Carmen isn't a feisty cigarette factory worker but a feisty supermodel. In a fantasyland of haute couture, she is one corner of a love triangle between herself, Don Jose the businessman and race-car driver Escamillo. Elo's electrifying choreography ramps up the ante, adding to a dangerous bubbling cauldron of tension and...
A lovely way to start the weekend is a free, timed 5k run at scenic Jamaica Pond. All ages, all abilities, all paces welcome! The meeting point is at Pinebank Promontory, Jamaica Pond. First timer's brief at 8.50am and run starts at 9am. After the run, the group joins for coffee and chat at City Feed & Supply on Centre Street, Jamaica Plain.
Saturday, Feb 29th at 9:00am
Pinebank Promontory, Boston
Feb 19, 2020 - Sarah Sullivan ( < 1minute to read)
Do you want to visit the base of a mountain without the hassle of going skiing first? Are you itching to warm your hands by a fire in this wintery weather? Après Ski at Bow Market has got you covered! The Bow Market courtyard is transforming into the base of a Ski Mountain: there will be fire pits, there will be blankets, there will be hearty snacks, and there will be delicious drinks to enjoy throughout the courtyard! It is a festival day so you can take your beer, wine, or cocktail and enjo...
Snowport the Seaport’s new Winter Village features a 3,000 square foot ice skating rink and an array of complimentary winter activities including iceless curling, yoga, themed skate nights, as well as warm beverages and freshly baked waffles by The Waffle Cabin. Here thru Friday Feb, 28th.
Boston Seaport Skating Rink
65 Northern Avenue, Boston
Two-time Emmy® Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker and two-time Tony Award® winner Matthew Broderick are performing together on stage for the first time in over 20 years in the Neil Simon comedy Plaza Suite. This uproarious and piercing look at love and marriage made its world premiere at the Colonial in 1968, and now it’s coming back to Boston in a pre-Broadway engagement for three weeks only — directed by Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey. Two world-class actors play three hilarious ...
The renowned 12th Annual ‘Some Like it Hot’ Chili Cook-off returns to Harvard Square on Saturday, February 1st, 2020 – a precursor to the Super Bowl! Bring the whole family for this festive, fun and free outdoor event! Sample chili from Harvard Square’s hottest restaurants. Taste them all and vote for your favorite! The restaurant with the most votes will be presented with the highly coveted Harvard Square Chili Pot!
27 Brattle Street, Cambridge - 1:00pm – 2:30pm
The 5th annual TEDxNatick is an all-volunteer, community-driven initiative, that brings together 800 community members, civic leaders, business leaders, technologists, artists, educators, and other professionals for a full day of thought-provoking talks, inspiring music, conversations and networking. This year’s event will have over 20 corporate and individual sponsors, and 12 fantastic speakers.
Saturday January, 25th
Natick High School - 15 West St, Natick
Boston's Seaport is getting an interactive outdoor art installation for the 2019-20 winter season. First debuted in Montreal, Entre les rangs—which in English means “between the rows”—will be installed from December 9th through February 2nd. Entre les rangs is a tribute to fields of wheat that shimmer in the wind as the seasons pass. The installation’s changing nature – depending on wind, precipitation, light (both natural and artificial) and human interaction – encourages visitors to return....
Boston Ballet is inviting families with children between 16 months and age 7 to experience a free class led by professional faculty and learn about Boston Ballet School’s expertly designed curriculum. Classes are held in Boston, Newton, and the Northshore. Make sure to pre-register as space is limited.
January 10-16, 2020.