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6:00 pm

Christine Coulson presents METROPOLITAN STORIES : A NOVEL in conversation with Thomas Michie at Boston Public Library

November 21, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Commonwealth Salon, Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116 United States
Free

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 […]

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George Howe Colt presents THE GAME at The Historic Rotunda at American Ancestors

November 21, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$12.50 - $19.50

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 […]

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Richard J. King presents AHAB’S ROLLING SEA: A NATURAL HISTORY OF MOBY-DICK at Harvard Book Store

November 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free

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 […]

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Rozzie Read Poetry and Open Mic at Roslindale House

November 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Two featured readers followed by refreshments and an open microphone. A free event.

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Martha Collins presents BECAUSE WHAT ELSE COULD I DO & Joseph Campana presents THE BOOK OF LIFE at Porter Square Books

November 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Porter Square Books, 25 White Street
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
Free

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 […]

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7:30 pm

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot at the First Church Boston

November 21, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 23, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 23, 2019

First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
Free

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 […]

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Seven Deadly Sins at the Modern Theatre at Suffolk University

November 21, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, 525 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111 United States
$10 - $15

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 […]

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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.