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Rose Kennedy Greenway Launches ‘Caroling at the Carousel’ Series

Between all the tree lightings, the Holiday Pops, and so many versions of The Nutcracker, there’s no shortage of annual holiday traditions around Boston. But there’s always […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, December 2015

Boston Common Tree Lighting The kind Canadians of Halifax, Nova Scotia, have supplied this year’s giant Christmas tree and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police will […]

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Giant Snowflakes Will Illuminate Assembly Row for the Holidays

As executive director of nighttime festival “Illuminus,” Jeff Grantz has transformed architectural surfaces in the South End and Fenway neighborhoods into canvas for public art over […]

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The Harvard Art Museums Are Offering Free Admission on Monday

There’s a very cultured reason to play hooky on Monday—the Harvard Art Museums are waiving admission fees for the day. It’s been a year since the […]

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‘Birdly,’ a Virtual Reality Flight Simulator, Is Coming to Cambridge

From Daedalus and Icarus to Leonardo da Vinci to modern-day skydivers, humans have always wanted to fly. Powered by a motion platform and virtual reality […]

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Gardner Museum Will Host Free Admission Day in Honor of Anne Hawley

It’s almost time to say goodbye. With an eight-month international search now over and a starting date officially set for incoming director Peggy Fogelman, the […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, November 2015

Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Have a high-brow, low-cost evening at the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra’s first (and free!) show of the season. Opening with Glinka’s […]

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Harvard Lampoon Will Crown Jimmy Fallon as ‘Emperor of Comedy’

Jimmy Fallon—Tonight Show host, Saturday Night Live alum, and Justin Timberlake BFF (see: “History of Rap,” parts one through six)—will be crowned as “Emperor of Comedy” this […]

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Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute Displays a Touch-Sensitive Digital Artwork

There’s a clear, unspoken rule enforced in most museum and gallery settings: Don’t touch the art. But currently, that’s not the case inside the Johnson-Kulukundis […]

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A Guide to the 2015 Boston Book Festival

The Boston Book Festival always brings the literary oomph to Beantown, and this year is no exception. Alas, the ticketed keynote events featuring Margaret Atwood […]

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Wang Theatre Is Hosting an Open House

On Friday, October 16—exactly 90 years since its opening night in 1925—the Wang Theatre is hosting a celebratory open house. The historic venue invites the public […]

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Canstruction Celebrates 20 Years in Boston

Last year, Grumpy Cat and other pop cultured-themed creations made entirely out of cans took over the BSA Space during Canstruction, an annual charity event […]

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A Food Truck for Pets Is Coming to Boston

From Taco Party’s vegan tacos to Clover Food Lab’s freezer-free menu, there are plenty of healthy food truck options in Boston—for humans, at least. This week, […]

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What to Do During Opening Our Doors 2015

On Monday, October 12, the Fenway Alliance is hosting its 14th annual Opening Our Doors celebration, providing free access to the myriad of cultural destinations […]

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Artist Behind 200 Clarendon Mural Is Bringing Another Art Project to Boston

A few weeks ago, the French street artist known as JR took Boston by surprise. Unannounced, one of his signature large-scale photorealistic murals began unfolding on […]