The Spanish contemporary artist Okuda San Miguel has arrived in the Seaport. With seven bright, lively sculptures lining Seaport Boulevard, Okuda displays a modern view of ancient myths. The sculptures portray the development of the natural world and how humans have affected it. Be sure to take a mid-day stroll to catch the pieces.
In October 1768, the British government sent troops to Boston to help quell the civil unrest that started after the passage of the Townshend Acts. And the rest… is history. 250 years later, The Massachusetts Historical Society will be reenacting some of the pivotal moments that started the revolutionary war. This Saturday, October 6th, witness the arrival of the Redcoats and their march to Boston Common.
Jason Moran’s new self-titled exhibit at the ICA combines music composition with sculpture and stage design. The entire showcase is based on one of the essential components of jazz, the “Set,” where musicians come together to improvise and create with one another. The variety of pieces are based on famous international music venues and will be on display until the 21st of January.
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!