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National touring Spoken Word & Acoustic Show

April 26, 2017 | 8:30 pm - April 27, 2017 | 12:30 am
The Middle East, 480 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

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

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7:00 pm

SHERYL SANDBERG and ADAM GRANT discuss “OPTION B”

April 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Back Bay Events Center, 180 Berkeley St
Boston, MA 02116 United States

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,

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9:00 pm
$15

Stories Under the Stars at the Museum of Science

April 27, 2017 | 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Museum of Science, 1 Science Park
Boston, MA United States

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

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