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Ten Free Events to Check Out at HUBweek

Think of it as Boston’s attempt at South by Southwest. The inaugural edition of HUBweek, a weeklong celebration of ideas bred in Boston, kicks off […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, October 2015

ArtWeek A biannual event, ArtWeek is a ten-day showcase of creativity. While some of the workshops can get pretty pricey, there are many free ones […]

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Illuminus Will Transform Fenway’s Green Monster into a Percussion Instrument

Update, September 30, 1:45 p.m. Due to inclement weather, Illuminus has been rescheduled from a two-night event on October 3 and 4 to a one-night […]

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Visit These Boston and Massachusetts Museums for Free on ‘Museum Day Live!’

This Saturday, September 26, is Museum Day Live!, an annual event organized by Smithsonian magazine that offers free admission to participating institutions all over the country. It’s […]

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The Boston Athenaeum Is Having an Open House on Saturday

Book lover’s heaven is opening its red leather gates for a day. The esteemed Boston Athenaeum is hosting an open house this Saturday, September 12, […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, September 2015

MOVIES Back to School: Films for Adults Don’t know what to do now that the kids are back at school? The South Boston Branch of the […]

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Here’s Your Full Boston Book Festival 2015 Speaker Lineup

Boston Book Festival organizers have announced the full lineup for its 2015 edition, featuring more than 150 authors who will appear in various sessions and discuss […]

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Here’s Your MixFest 2015 Lineup

Mix 104.1 has announced the lineup for MixFest, its annual fall concert. For more than two decades, the radio station has been bringing in big […]

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Radio 92.9 Is Hosting Three Free Concerts at Copley Square This Month

Radio 92.9 is hosting a trio of free after-work concerts at Copley Square this month. The first, coming up on Thursday, August 6, features upbeat […]

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PorchfestFEST Is Coming to Lawn on D

Following the success of their second annual Jamaica Plain Porchfest held last month, organizers are bringing a smaller, less traditional version of the event to […]

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Boston Symphony Orchestra Will Live Stream a Special Tanglewood Performance at Copley Square

Every summer since 1940, Tanglewood Music Center has been nurturing emerging classical musicians, providing intensive training for a long list of alumni who would go on […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, August 2015

JUST FOR FUN Beach Ball Flash Mob Who says beach balls can only be enjoyed on the beach or at concerts—how about at a flash mob? On […]


Hood Is Giving Out Free Ice Cream Sandwiches Around Boston

National Ice Cream Day has come and passed, and National Ice Cream Month is sadly about to expire as well. But curiously enough, National Ice Cream […]

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Celebrity Series Is Hosting a Five-Day Dance Party on the Rose Kennedy Greenway

If the Cambridge Dance Party and FIGMENT Boston’s bubble wrap dance floor didn’t offer you enough chances to break it down this summer, you’ll soon […]

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‘Free Shakespeare on the Common’ Returns with King Lear

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is back with its annual summer production of “Free Shakespeare on the Common,” and to celebrate its 20th season, the company has something special […]