8TH Annual African Festival of Boston

Boston Commons | |
August 26, 2018
10:00 am - 7:00 pm

The Annual Boston African Festival is consider the Multi-cultural Celebration of the year and the largest gather of Africans in Boston featuring best of African arts, fashion, vendors, foods, amazing line up of musicians and talents promoting diversity/inclusion and community building through the arts. Please reach out if you are interested in becoming a volunteer…

Dancing and Ice Cream at the Eustis Estate

Eustis Estate
August 26, 2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

You are cordially invited to the birthday party of Miss Mary Eustis, who grew up at the Eustis Estate in the late nineteenth century. Learn about Victorian birthday traditions and what life was like for children over 100 years ago. Play lawn games, make party favors, and enjoy some cake and lemonade on the porch….

JEANNE & ELIZABETH

Green Street Studios
August 31, 2018
8:00 pm
September 1, 2018
8:00 pm

JEANNE & ELIZABETH featuring Doppelganger Dance Collective Ensemble Warhol Heidi Henderson live music led by musical director Adrienne Taylor JEANNE — Men and Their Machines, created in association with Fort Point Theatre Channel and Green Street Studios, is scene five from the first act of the opera JEANNE, composed by Mark Warhol based on the…

The Schonberg Boston Fellows: Alex & Joy Davis – The Davis Sisters Junk Drawer Marsha Parrilla Danza Organica Melaza II

The Yard
September 1, 2018
7:00 pm

Astrophysics. Judy Garland. Faux Fur Coats. Glitter. In a new dance theater work, ALEX & JOY DAVIS – THE DAVIS SISTERS along with composer Eric Mullis explore the intersection of things in their lives that don’t quite have their own place, but are too essential to keep hidden from sight. Celebrated choreographers in their own…

Boston Ballet Presents Genius at Play

Boston Opera House
September 6, 2018
7:30 pm
September 7, 2018
7:30 pm
September 8, 2018
1:30 pm
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Boston Ballet’s 2018—2019 season opens with Genius at Play, a program that celebrates the centennial of choreographer Jerome Robbins’ birth, his storied career, and his countless contributions to dance. The all-Robbins program opens with an orchestral performance of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide Overture followed by Interplay, a bright and colorful work for eight dancers set to…

Bellydance hafla featuring Shereen

Balera ballroom dance studio
September 8, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening of bellydancing featuring our guest start – Shereen and local dancers! We have an incredible line of dancers and we can’t wait to see you in the audience. Water will be provided, there will be no food at the venue but you are welcome to bring your own food. No…

Lotus Festival

Collings Foundation Estate
September 8, 2018
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lotus Festival returns this year to the awe-inspiring Collings Foundation Estate in Stow, MA. Celebrate the Desai Foundation’s achievements in this private hangar showcasing rare automobiles, aircraft & military vehicles. After exploring the grounds, you will be seated for a formal dinner, entertainment, inspiring speakers, & a live auction benefiting uplifting women & children through…

CROSSING CUSTOMS IMMIGRANT MASTERS OF MUSIC & DANCE

Shalin Liu Performance Center
September 8, 2018
7:30 pm

  Mass Cultural Council will be featuring four artistic traditions from the many vital contributions by our immigrant communities whom Massachusetts has welcomed throughout its history. A traditional Chinese Lion Dance will be performed by members of Boston’s Gund Kwok Asian Lion and Dragon Dance Troupe, led by Sifu Cheng Imm Tan. A Nepalese group will perform music of the Gandharvas, featuring Shyam Nepali on sarangi…

Short & Suite

Cotuit Center for the Arts
September 8, 2018
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ryan P. Casey, named a 2018 Finalist in Choreography by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, returns with an evening of both new and repertory pieces never before presented at the Cotuit Center for the Arts. With their signature blend of humor, storytelling, and infectious percussion, the nationally recognized tap dancer and his merry band of rhythm-makers…

Cambridge Carnival

Kendall Square |
September 9, 2018
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cambridge Carnival International is a colorful and festive celebration that is rooted in African traditions. Carnival secretly allowed public communication and cultural bonding for the Afro-Caribbean cultures from as far back as the 1600s. The festival, now a Cambridge institution, attracts thousands of people and is the largest festival in Cambridge. The highlight of the…