The Middle East is pleased to welcome JIM TRAINER, EDDY DYER, DUNCAN WILDER JOHNSON, KEVIN P. O'BRIEN and JIM HEALY for a night of spoken word. Jim is a poet visiting from Austin Texas and will performing spoken word and music. Eddy Dyer hails from northern Massachusetts and will be playing original music. KEVIN O'BRIEN will be reading from his poetry […]Find out more »
After the sudden death of her husband, SHERYL SANDBERG felt certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again. “I was in ‘the void,’” she writes, “a vast emptiness that fills your heart and lungs and restricts your ability to think or even breathe.” Her friend ADAM GRANT, a psychologist at Wharton, […]Find out more »
Sky-watching and telling tales blend together in this Museum of Science event. Come to the Charles Hayden Planetarium for an evening of live storytelling, radio, and music that unfurls amidst immersive visuals projected on the dome. Hear true stories (some astronomy-related, some not) that explore the theme of "Planet Tales." Each one will revolve around a […]Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.