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ArtsEmerson: KISS

October 26, 2017 | 7:30 pm - November 19, 2017 | 4:00 pm
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Paramount Center at Emerson College, 559 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111 United States

When a young, aspirational theatre troupe discovers and performs what they believe is a Syrian soap opera, they come to realize just how much they got wrong. Kiss is a brilliant play-within-a-play that shows how misunderstanding cultural cues can reveal blind spots you never knew you had. Chilean playwright and director Guillermo Calderón brings his […]

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6:00 pm

Journalist/Author MAUREEN BOYLE on the “New Bedford Highway Serial Killer”

November 2, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Commonwealth Salon, Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116 United States

Eleven women went missing over the spring and summer of 1988 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, an old fishing port known as the Whaling City, where Moby Dick, Frederick Douglass, textile mills, and heroin dealing are just a few of the many threads in the community’s diverse fabric. In Shallow Graves, investigative reporter MAUREEN BOYLE tells the […]

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6:30 pm

“Hundred-Year Retroactive Book Award” at the Boston Public Library

November 2, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Boston Public Library, Copley Square – 2nd Floor, Abbey Room, 700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States

The Associates of the Boston Public Library cordially invite you to their Hundred-Year Retroactive Book Award, a competition that weighs the enduring literary merits of three bestsellers, all published in 1917. Contenders for the prize are T.S. Eliot's Prufrock and Other Observations, Mohandas Gandhi's Third Class in Indian Railways, and Arthur Conan Doyle’s His Last […]

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7:00 pm

Book launch for CLEA SIMON’s Boston Noir Mystery, “World Enough”

November 2, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Harvard Bookstore is pleased to host a reading and discussion of Clea Simon's new Boston noir mystery, World Enough (Severn House). About World Enough: The Boston club scene may be home to a cast of outsiders and misfits, but it’s where Tara Winton belongs; the world she’s been part of for the past twenty years. […]

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7:30 pm

Robyn is Happy presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston

November 2, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States

What happens when what you want for your friends isn’t what they want for themselves? Lifelong pals Robyn, Trudy and Hannah’s friendship is put to the ultimate test when Robyn falls in love with an unlikely suitor. Hannah and Trudy are convinced that Robyn has made a horrible choice that could ruin her life and […]

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Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.