Boston Ballet Presents Giselle

Citizens Bank Opera House
September 26, 2019
7:30 pm
September 27, 2019
7:30 pm
September 28, 2019
1:30 pm
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Boston Ballet presents Giselle, a beloved full-length classical ballet. With choreography re-staged by Ballet Master Larissa Ponomarenko, exquisite costumes, and Adolphe Adam’s poignant score, the tale of Giselle is sure to stay with you long after you leave the theater. Giselle runs September 19-29 at the Citizens Bank Opera House. Tickets start at $37. For…

We Try to Live Together

Boston Center for the Arts
September 26, 2019
7:30 pm
September 27, 2019
8:00 pm
September 28, 2019
8:00 pm
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We Try to Live Together brings audiences together to explore the issues that drive us apart. Callie Chapman, Michael Figueroa, Megham McLyman & Kristen Duffy Young, Marsha Parrilla, Catherine Siller, and J. Michael Winward present personal and political works addressing themes of migration, gender, identity, and interior space. Audiences move between the Plaza Theatre and…

Bakosó: AfroBeats of Cuba

Tsai Auditorium @David Rockefeller for Latin American Studies, Harvard University
September 26, 2019
8:00 pm

Documentary, 50 mins, Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi, Cuba/USA, 2019 What does “Está Rico” by Marc Anthony, Will Smith & Bad Bunny have in common with “Made For Now” by Janet Jackson x Daddy Yankee? They both high-jacked AfroBeats and did not give the genre’s origin props. Bakosó is a film that does the opposite, following DJ Jigüe…

BU Dance Showcase 2019

BU Dance Theater
September 27, 2019
8:00 pm

The concert includes teen and seasoned performers in works by BU faculty choreographers Paul Jackson, Margot Parsons, DeAnna Pellecchia, Shaina Schwartz and several aerial pieces by Lynda Rieman, Colleen Roddy, and Liz Roncka (bungee) Marin Orlosky Randow (silks) and Paul Jackson (trapeze); guest artists Ernesto Lea Place and Caitlin Quinn (aerial straps); and two pieces…

Lakaï Dance’s The Block: An Afro-Musical

MIT Theater Building W97
September 27, 2019
7:30 pm
September 28, 2019
7:30 pm

In The Block, the street becomes a stage for self-reflection on toxic masculinity, racial profiling, mental health, and violence, all as a means of community improvement. Through hip-hop and Afro-Diasporic movement styles, the performers challenge stigmas on black and brown vulnerability and the difficulties of asking for help. Developed from individual narratives of the director and performers,…

Material Deviance in Contemporary American Culture by Alice Gosti

The Dance Complex
September 27, 2019
8:00 pm
September 28, 2019
8:00 pm
September 29, 2019
7:00 pm
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Presented by The Dance Complex in association with New Movement Collaborative – Material Deviance in Contemporary American Culture takes a sideways look at our object-based reality. Reflecting stuff-centered culture back to ourselves, this dream state passes through shame, nostalgia, patriotism, and the weight of inheritance. Choreographer and hybrid performance artist Alice Gosti asks, Do objects…

Cunningham Film in 3-D!

Boston ShowPlace ICON at the Seaport
October 3, 2019
7:30 pm

The long awaited film by former Bostonian cinedance filmmaker Alla Kovgan, CUNNINGHAM is now being screened in immersive 3D! The film traces pioneer choreographer Merce Cunningham’s artistic evolution over three decades of risk and discovery (1944–1972), from his early years as a struggling dancer in postwar New York to his emergence as one of the…

HubWeek Silent Disco

Pursuit Stage
October 3, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A HubWeek favorite! With local DJs pumping the beats of your choice straight into your ears, this dance party is only silent for the folks missing out. Grab a pair headphones, let go of everything else, and lose yourself to the music.

Evolve Dynamicz presents: LUCIDITY

The Dance Complex: Julie Ince Thompson Theatre
October 4, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

“We feel it is incredibly important to erase the stigma around mental illness. Not only does this open up the space for us to become more self-aware and kind to ourselves, but it also creates a supportive environment where we can understand and care for each other.” -Evolve Dynamicz LUCIDITY is a full evening length…

BU Global Music Festival

Various campus locations
October 4, 2019
7:00 pm
October 5, 2019
1:00 pm

Ubud, Bali’s  Çudamani dance and music ensemble kick off a two day festival at BU with international artists, educational events, and two great fairs – all free and open to the public of all ages with registration.

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