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Boston Calling Block Party Series Returning This Season

It’s back, folks. After a successful run at the Rose Kennedy Greenway last year, the Boston Calling Block Party Series are reviving their weekly soirees and […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, May 2015

Jazz Week ’15 If you’re in the mood for some croons and jazzy tunes, catch the events Jazz Week lined up on its final days. […]

Redcoats & Rebels Revolutionary War Reenactment
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A Guide to This Summer’s Massachusetts Historical Events

In some parts of the country, a building constructed in the ’50s is considered “old.” Same thing here—if you mean the 1650s. In Boston, you […]

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Flash Forward Festival 2015 Spotlights Standout Photography

John Keats was right—a thing of beauty is a joy forever. Or at least for 10 days, in the case of the 2015 Flash Forward Festival. This […]

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Converse Presents ‘Rubber Tracks Live,’ Free Five-Night Music Fest at the Sinclair

A huge music extravaganza is headed to town later this month, courtesy of sneaker namesake Converse. The Massachusetts-based brand, which recently flipped the switch at […]

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Vinyl Sightings: Boston’s Top Record Stores

On Saturday, April 18, Record Store Day will return for its eighth year, and Boston will celebrate with special deals and events. In addition to the customary […]

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Donna Summer Roller Disco Party Returns to City Hall Plaza in June

On a warm summer day last July, thousands of people convened at City Hall Plaza for neither a sports rally nor music festival, but rather […]

Boston Marathon
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Free Things to Do in Boston, April 2015

Opera Night at the Boston Public Library The Boston Lyric Opera, in partnership with the New England Foundation of Psychoanalysis, will perform a rendition of […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, March 2015

Pascale Lord: “A Table !” Pascale Lord is a French artist whose exhibit portrays the relationship between the dinner table and communication. Running through the […]

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Gardner Museum to Offer Free Admission for #DigOutArts

First there was #DigOutDineOut, and now there’s #DigOutArts. The new campaign, launched by Opus Affair, encourages people to support local arts organizations and institutions after […]

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Slope Fest Will Be Lawn on D’s Last Winter on D Event

Update, February 10: Due to weather, this event has been postponed to February 20-22. Some specific activities and hours have changed. While this snowfall feels […]

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BPL Presents ‘Maps from Fiction’ Exhibit

Panem. Middle Earth. Hogwarts. These and more fictional settings for popular stories—be them children’s books, YA, or beyond, would be nothing without a sense of […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, February 2015

MIT is hosting free screenings of Big Hero 6 this month. Super Bowl Victory Parade “Cue the duck boats!” everyone tweeted after the Patriots defeated […]

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Patriots’ Super Bowl Victory Parade Takes Place Wednesday [Updated]

Update, 5:30 p.m.: Due to bad weather, the Mayor’s Office has announced that the Super Bowl victory parade will be postponed to Wednesday, February 4, […]

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‘SnowMANia’ Is Coming to Lawn on D

Shoveling out your car after the blizzard might be bumming you out right now, but the Lawn on D has an activity that’s more fun […]