Events - November 2016

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Carrie Mae Weems: I once knew a girl…

September 20, 2016 @ 10:00 am - January 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Cooper Gallery

102 Mount Auburn Street

Cambridge, MA 02138


Curated by Vera Ingrid Grant The Cooper Gallery presents the evocative work of internationally acclaimed photography and video installation artist Carrie Mae Weems, recipient of the 2013 MacArthur “Genius” grant and the 2015 W.E.B. Du Bois Medal. The exhibition highlights her storytelling tableaux that question our social constructs of power, race, and space and pose a more multi-dimensional concept of humanity.


Brookline Council on Aging 32nd Annual Craft Fair

Nov 4, 2016 at 10:00am (Free Event)

Brookline Senior Center

93 Winchester Street

Brookline, MA 02446


The Brookline Council on Aging invites you to attend our 32nd Annual Holiday Craft Fair on Friday, November 4th from 10am to 3pm and Saturday, November 5th from 10am to 1pm at the Brookline Senior Center (93 Winchester Street, Brookline, MA).  Proceeds will benefit the programs and services of the Brookline Senior Center, with a special donation to Hearth, Inc.  Handmade crafts, holiday gift items, baked goods, raffles, children's items, and white elephant items will be for sale.  You will be sure to find something for everyone on your list at the Fair!  Admission is FREE and the Senior Center is handicapped accessible.


SoWa First Friday

Nov 4, 2016 at 5:00pm (Free Event)

SoWa Artists Guild

450 Harrison Avenue South End Arts District

Boston, MA 02118


At the center of the SoWa Arts District, meet artists in their studios and experience a wide variety of contemporary art. Over 70 artists’ studios open to the public. Free and open to the public.  MBTA Orange line to New England Medical Center, Silver line to Union Park Street or East Berkeley Street. Parking is available. For more information, please visit http://www.sowaartists.com and http://facebook.com/SoWaArtistsGuild.


AntiGravity® aerial yoga, AirBarre®, and

Floating Guided Meditation Classes

Nov 5, 2016 at 7:15am

SWET STUDIO

480 Tremont Street,

Boston, MA, 02116


Open up your mind to this new beginning, suspend your disbelief and enjoy the flight. With AntiGravity® FUNdamentals class you will discover the power, excitement and pure joy of moving freely in all directions of open space. You will learn sequences from the AG SunSalutation Series, Flying Dog Series, Swinging Abs and more. Remember, your health is your wealth.


Boston Conservatory Orchestra

Nov 6, 2016 at 8:00pm

Sanders Theatre at Harvard University

45 Quincy Street

Cambridge, MA 01451


SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 15MUHLY: It Remains To Be SeenSTRAVINSKY: Firebird Suite (1919)—conducted by Gian Francesco Falbo (M.M. ’17, orchestral conducting)


Basic Adobe Premiere at NewTV in November (Three Classes)

Nov 10, 2016 at 6:30pm (Free Event)

NewTV

23 Needham St.

Newton, MA 02461


Learn the basics of Premiere on the Mac. Includes how to insert and overwrite edits, use of transitions and effects, audio mixing, graphics and much more.


You must be a member of NewTV to take this class. To join, visit newtv.org/membership.


This class meets on November 3, 10 and 17. You must attend all three classes.


Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Third Thursday Series

Nov 17, 2016 at 3:45pm

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

25 Evans Way

Boston, MA 02115


During her time, Isabella Stewart Gardner engaged in lively, international social circles that helped to shape her worldly views.  This November, the Gardner Museum will partner with the Epicenter Community for an evening of hands-on-art making and illuminating conversations.  Visitors will connect with new friends, expanding their social circles and perspectives.


The monthly Third Thursday events at the Museum - named The Boston Calendar’s “Best Museum/Gallery Event” - are a relaxing mix of artful activities, drinks, and music with a different theme each month. Café G will be open for snacks, dinner and drinks.  There will also be a cash bar around the Courtyard.


Jamaica Plain Toastmasters Club Open House

Nov 28, 2016 at 7:00pm (Free Event)

Curtis Hall

20 South Street

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130


A new Toastmasters club will host an introductory meeting on November 28 at 7:00 PM in the Community Room at Curtis Hall. Community members are invited to visit, observe, and learn more about opportunities to improve their leadership, communication, and public speaking skills in a supportive and fun environment.


Toastmasters is a worldwide non-profit educational organization dedicated to helping people practice speaking, listening, management, and leadership skills. Toastmasters is open to community members age 18 or older of all backgrounds and experience levels. Members are interested in personal and professional development, and want to improve their communication skills. To learn more about Toastmasters International, please visit http://www.toastmasters.org.