Culture Calendar: Eight Arts and Entertainment Must-Sees in November 2012
DINOSAURS ON PARADE
Itâ€™s a great month to camp out in front of the TD Garden, thanks to its mammoth slate of classic-rock legends: The Who, Bob Dylan, and Neil Young and Crazy Horse.
11/16 (The Who); 11/18 (Dylan); 11/26 (Young)
From old silent films to Fast Times at Ridgemont High,the Brattle Theatre celebrates 100 years of Universal Pictures this month.
Delivering crass material with a right wicked accent, veteran Maine comedian Bob Marleyâ€”yes, he knows there was a more-famous oneâ€”will prove once again at The Wilbur that heâ€™s the Denis Leary of the Pine Tree State.
The Boston Lyric Opera opens its season with a perennial favorite: Pucciniâ€™s tragedy Madama Butterfly, about a young geisha in Nagasaki who marries an American naval officer.
CHASINâ€™ THE TRANE
Grammy-winning drummer and Berklee prof Terri Lyne Carrington tops the bill at the 35th annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert, the worldâ€™s longest-running celebration of the tenor sax titan, at Northeasternâ€™s Blackman Auditorium.
FACT MEETS FICTION
Boston Medical Center nurse Roberta Gately taps into her experience as an international aid worker in her latest novel, The Bracelet, a thriller about a UN worker trying to bust a vicious human-trafficking ring.
Out 11/6, gallery books, $15
With 100 works by superstars like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Gerhard Richter, Cindy Sherman, and Robert Mapplethorpe, the ICAâ€™s sprawlingÂ exhibit â€śThis Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980sâ€ť reflects on the tumultuous years that brought us Reaganomics, the advent of AIDS, and the fall of Communism.
Want to see the cityâ€™s most complex Rube Goldberg machine? You have to build it first. Bring your gadget to MITâ€™s Rockwell Cage Gymnasium, where artist and inventor Arthur Ganson and a team of engineers will link all the machines together as part of the schoolâ€™s annual Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction.
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