Mark your calendars. From July 26-27, WGBH, The Boston Globe, and Citizens Bank are bringing Summer Arts Weekend back to Boston. This free weekend event will again feature a dynamic variety of musical artists from across the classical, jazz, blues, folk, and Americana worlds as well as a number of new arts, food and cultural programs. Check back often for more details.
Two special events this weekend on (1) inequality; and (2) whistleblowers http://www.occupyboston.org/2014/05/11/this-weekend-inequality-whistleblowers/ This weekend whistleblower and author Peter Van Buren will be in Boston for two very special events at Community Church of Boston (565 Boylston), as well as at least one book reading elsewhere. Peter has a lot to say on many topics we all care about, and I hope you’ll be able to see him while he’s here...
The Matchmaking Festival, 30 Aug - 6 Oct 2013, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare, Ireland - With a whole month of dancing and craic starting at 12 noon til late into the night, this festival is Europe's largest singles event. There are five big weekends of dancing and craic. The dancing also starts at the town hall at 12 noon every day during the month of September and continues all over town til late. You can see Willie Daly one of Ireland’s oldest matchmakers at the matchmaker bar every weekend.
The month of May is an exciting one for the Boston dance community! This weekend, catch one of the final four performances of Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre's, Inescapable Orbit. The Boston Ballet has just a few weeks left to see their final productions of the season! And next weekend, the internationally acclaimed L.A. Dance Project will be taking their tour to the Schubert Theater! Check out the Boston Dance Alliance website to see a full calendar of events. www.bostondancealliance.org