From a writer who worked at the Metropolitan Museum for more than twenty-five years, an enchanting novel that shows us the Met that the public doesn’t see. Hidden behind the Picassos and Vermeers, the Temple of Dendur and the American Wing, exists another world: the hallways and offices, conservation studios, storerooms, and cafeteria that are […]Find out more »
The Historic Rotunda at American Ancestors 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston 6:00 PM–7:00 PM, followed by book signing $19.50 includes guaranteed seat signed paperback book ($18, retail) $12.50 general admission Boston native George Howe Colt, the author of The Big House, comes to town with the just-released paperback edition The Game, the story of our […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes acclaimed writer, marine science educator, and literary scholar RICHARD J. KING for a discussion of his latest book, Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick. This event is co-sponsored by Mass Humanities. About Ahab's Rolling Sea Although Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick is beloved as one of the most profound and enduring works […]Find out more »
Two featured readers followed by refreshments and an open microphone. A free event.Find out more »
Poets Martha Collins and Joseph Campana read from their newest poetry collections. Because What Else Could I Do is a sequence of fifty-five untitled short poems, almost all of them addressed to the poet’s husband during the six months following his sudden and shocking death. Perhaps best known for her historical explorations of sociopolitical issues, Martha […]Find out more »
Equal parts piety, prayer and profanity, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Pulitzer Prize winning and Tony Award nominated playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis, is a poignant, darkly comedic examination of condemnation and compassion. Set in Hope, a rundown corner of Purgatory, a trial convenes to re-examine Judas’s crimes and determine his fate- does he […]Find out more »
The Suffolk University Theatre Department Proudly Presents the World Premiere Event THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS By Thornton Wilder November 21-24 Directed by Wesley Savick, Micaleen Rodgers and Sydney Grant The World Premiere of Thornton Wilder’s entire one-act play cycle about the variety and consequences of human frailty. The Suffolk University Theatre Department presents […]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.