Upcoming Events for October

October 2018

October 17, 11:00am - 2:00pm
October 17, 7:00pm
The man, the myth, the legend: Leonard Bernstein. Gain a rare look into the private life of the famed conductor and composer through his....
October 17, 7:30pm
Swedish-born and longtime Boston-based bassist and composer Bruno Råberg brings his new trio to the RegattaBar for a CD release. The music is mainly originals by Råberg along with interpretations of classic jazz repertoire. Råberg says, "It's....
October 17, 7:45pm
Have you dreamed of a fabulous travel adventure, and then given up when you couldn't find someone to go with you? Have you imagined...
October 17, 8:00pm
Katie McNally has made waves in both the American folk music scene and abroad since the release of her debut album, Flourish, in 2013. Her latest project synthesizes her elegant and powerful fiddle playing with ....
October 17, 8:00pm
Making yourself vulnerable isn’t easy but it often makes for lasting art and that is certainly true of Tigers Jaw’s fifth full-length, spin. The album marks a new chapter for the Scranton, Pennsylvania-based indie rock band for many reasons: Not only is it the first collection of songs that was ...
October 17, 8:30pm
From an X-rated Halloween party hookup to a coming of age story set on the eve of Ted Bundy’s execution; from a documentary about pumpkin carving and misogyny to a supercut about the gendered dangers of the bathtub; from a cursed stand-up comedy set to a ....
October 18, 11:00am - 2:00pm
October 18, 5:30pm
Annual Henri Zerner Lecture Paul Delaroche’s Moses Exposed on the Nile, painted for Baron James de Rothschild in 1853, has vanished without a trace. While its memory is preserved in a fine contemporary engraving, an abundant series of drawings leading up to....
October 18, 6:00pm
Ancient Nubia was one of Africa’s earliest centers of political authority, wealth, and military power. After the Nubian kings and queens of Kush rose to power around 800 BCE, they controlled a vast empire along the....
October 18, 8:00pm
“Poetically pop and artfully serene”, Everything Turned To Color is the unlikely but serendipitous musical partnership between veteran.....
October 18, 9:00pm
Comedy with Like 2 Laugh productions every Thursday
October 18, 9:30pm
Emo Night Boston with...
October 19, 11:00am - 2:00pm
October 19, 7:00pm
In We Can’t Breathe, Jabari Asim disrupts what Toni Morrison has exposed as the “Master Narrative” and replaces it with a story of black survival and persistence through art and community in the face of ....
October 19, 7:00pm
The Harvard Square Business Association (HSBA) in partnership with the Harvard Cooperative Society ("The Coop") proudly present the 2nd Annual Outdoor Fall Movie Night! Exactly 325 years after the....
October 19, 7:15pm
This is a live stand up show. This show is partially seated. Seating is available on a...
October 19, 7:30pm
Paquito D'Rivera defies categorization. The winner of fourteen GRAMMY Awards, he is celebrated both for his artistry in Latin jazz and his...
October 19, 8:00pm
Wendy Eisenberg is an improvising guitarist, banjo-player, vocalist and poet. Using the languages of free jazz, new music, extreme metal and art song, her music sets to pose and expose the questions....
October 19, 8:00pm
Daniel Petrica Ciobanu, Silver Medalist and Audience Favorite, Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition 2017, presents a selection of works by ....
October 19, 8:00pm
Sax-Man Elan Trotman has quickly become one of the fastest rising stars in jazz with over 10 Billboard topping radio singles in his young career. Trotman brings his tropical grooves and soulful ...
October 19, 10:00pm
Put on your best outfit, bust out the glitter and get ready to go back in time!
October 19, 10:00pm
Paquito D'Rivera defies categorization. The winner of fourteen GRAMMY Awards, he is celebrated both for his artistry in Latin jazz and his...
October 19, 10:00pm
Sax-Man Elan Trotman has quickly become one of the fastest rising stars in jazz with over 10 Billboard topping radio singles in his young career. Trotman brings his tropical grooves and soulful ...
October 19, 10:30pm
Please note: this show is 18+ with valid ID. Patrons under 18 admitted if accompanied by a parent. Opening acts and set times are subject to change....
October 20 all-day - October 21 all-day
Each year the Regatta receives far more applications than we can accept. Read more about how entries are selected online in our Rules and Guidelines.ABOUT HOCR
October 20, 11:00am - 2:00pm
October 20, 7:00pm
October 20, 7:00pm
"These concerts can make you happier and smarter. They will also make you realize that yes, indeed, art is ....
October 20, 7:30pm
When blues legend James Montgomery plays the harmonica, he "brings it on home". Whether it's recording with Kid Rock, sitting in with Gregg Allman, or fronting his hot band of...
October 20, 8:00pm
One of the world’s preeminent jazz innovators, trombonist and seashellist Steve Turre, has consistently won both the Readers’ and Critics’ polls in JazzTimes, Downbeat, and Jazziz for Best Trombone and for Best....
October 20, 9:00pm
Please note: this show is 18+ with valid ID. Patrons under 18 admitted if accompanied by a parent. Opening acts and set times are subject to ....
October 20, 10:00pm
Award winning dance party SOULELUJAH moves ....
October 20, 10:00pm
One of the world’s preeminent jazz innovators, trombonist and seashellist Steve Turre, has consistently won both the Readers’ and Critics’ polls in JazzTimes, Downbeat, and Jazziz for Best Trombone and for Best....
October 20, 10:30pm
Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus's celebrated smash hit The Donkey Show, brings you the ultimate disco experience...
October 21, 11:00am - 2:00pm
October 21, 11:30am
Calling all foodies! We'd love to take you on a Food Tour neighborhood adventure in Harvard Square!
October 21, 5:00pm - 6:15pm
In this fast-paced modern life, it is easy to get distracted and lose focus....
October 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Our outer world is a reflection of what lies within our collective inner......
October 21, 7:00pm
Amy Speace is a folk singer, timeless and classic, and a bit out of her own era. “She has one of the richest and loveliest voices in the genre and her songs are luxuriously smart,” writes Craig Havighurst (host of Nashville’s......
October 21, 8:00pm
Come see Rick, Daryl, Michonne and the rest of the survivors as Negan puts them through a gauntlet of ...
October 22, 11:00am - 2:00pm
October 22, 6:00pm
Cast iron skillet is one of the chefs’ favorite cookware. It maintains unparalleled heat retention as you can apply many cooking techniques to perfect your ....
October 22, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
A resident of East Bridgewater, MA, Mrs. Emily Leighton was recently diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer and she is a mother of three (ages 12, 10 & 3), an ER nurse and wife of a local fireman. Their dear friend Andrew McElroy.....
October 22, 7:00pm
Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents―artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs―Lisa Brennan-Jobs’s childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa’s father was a mythical figure who was rarely....
October 22, 7:00pm
Zornitsa (Morning Star), founded in 1992, is a Bulgarian chorus and orchestra of men from the Boston area, directed by the acclaimed Bulgaria singer Tatiana Sarbinska. Zornitsa performs traditional and.....
October 22, 7:00pm
“When the disco ball and the Star of Bethlehem are both signs of the divine… it’s hard not to respond with hope.” – ArtForum “Eschewing easy demonization of any particular person or group, the filmmakers instead construct a free-moving look at faith, love, and principles.” – What (Not) to Doc
October 22, 7:00pm
The second and concluding volume of the magisterial biography that began with Gandhi Before India, Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World is the definitive portrait of the life and work of one of the most abidingly influential—and controversial—men in ....
October 22, 7:00pm
October 22, 7:45pm
Learn the basic principles of fiction, focusing mostly on the short story. A loose workshop format with in-class writing assignments and take-home prompts will trigger the....
October 22, 10:00pm
Downbeat Mondays ft Matthew Stubbs Music & the Antiguas...
October 23 all-day
Join us in reading Macbeth, a drama about the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake. Of all the plays that Shakespeare wrote during the reign of...
October 23 all-day
October 23, 10:00am
This class is designed to provide homeowners with the tools to design their own landscape. We will explore basic landscape....
October 23, 11:00am - 2:00pm
October 23, 5:30pm
One of the best first-person-horror films to emerge in the wake of The Blair Witch Project, REC takes place almost completely within the walls of a Spanish apartment building where ...
October 23, 7:00pm
Set on the coast of Maine and in the high desert of New Mexico in the late 1970s through the early '80s, Buddhism for Western Children is a universal and timeless story of a boy who must escape subjugation, tell his story, and reclaim his soul. In search of community and transcendence, ten-year-old....
October 23, 7:30pm
The show, Watercolors of Brazil: A mix of the sensual rhythms and harmonies of Brazil with the sophistication and improvisation of Jazz - a fascinating musical blend Téka calls New Bossa. Téka will be also celebrating the ...
October 23, 7:45pm
We sit around our campfires as the ancients did, and ponder. How did the Universe come into existence? How did life begin? Are we alone? But now we see a Universe around us containing...
October 23, 8:00pm
The Moth StorySLAMs are steadily spreading all over the map, gathering people and stories from all over the country. New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Boston have multiple shows each month. The Moth is open to anyone with a ....
October 23, 9:00pm
IT’S A UNIQUE BAND that finds itself cherished as a bona fide legend in the ARIA Hall of Fame while remaining a virtual enigma to the world that knows its name. But maybe that’s no more remarkable than the mystery....
October 23, 9:00pm
Karaoke open mic night.....
October 23, 9:30pm
One of the best first-person-horror films to emerge in the wake of The Blair Witch Project, REC takes place almost completely within the walls of a Spanish apartment building where ...
October 24, 11:00am - 2:00pm
October 24, 12:30pm
Casey Monahan, the Cunningham Curatorial Assistant for the Collection in the Division of European and American Art, will give this gallery talk. Our galleries are full of stories—this series of drop-in talks gives visitors a chance....
October 24, 4:45pm
This thrillingly low-key ghost story features Pat Healy and Sara Paxton as a couple of bored hotel employees turned...
October 24, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
There is so much noise in the world today that we have forgotten to hear the beautiful sound of deep......
October 24, 7:00pm
October 24, 7:00pm
Rushad Eggleston (“Rushadicus”) is a revolutionary cellist, composer, poet-philosopher, and entertainer whose unforgettable performances captivate and inspire all generations and types. With an intimate knowledge of classical music, jazz, and bluegrass ....
October 24, 7:00pm
Technology’s connection to the occult has rarely been more indelibly depicted than in Steven Spielberg and ..
October 24, 8:00pm
We live in a perpetually burning building, and what we must save from it, all the time, is love.” -Tennessee Williams Transforming pain and injustice into love and compassion is a rendering that has been universal to poets....
October 24, 9:30pm
This thrillingly low-key ghost story features Pat Healy and Sara Paxton as a couple of bored hotel employees turned...
October 24, 10:00pm
Rushad Eggleston (“Rushadicus”) is a revolutionary cellist, composer, poet-philosopher, and entertainer whose unforgettable performances captivate and inspire all generations and types. With an intimate knowledge of classical music, jazz, and bluegrass ....
October 25, 11:00am - 2:00pm
October 25, 12:15pm
Brandon Santini, music director and organist for the St. Theresa of Avila Parish in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, will perform.
October 25, 3:30pm
Join us for an in-depth tour of our exhibition Mutiny: Works by Géricault, on view from September 1, 2018 through January 6, 2019. This tour will be led by A. Cassandra Albinson, the Margaret S. Winthrop Curator of European Art, with Nina Athanassoglou-Kallmyer, professor emerita, 18th- and 19th-century European art at the University of Delaware.
October 25, 6:00pm
It’s Tuesday night at Milk Street. And that means a fresh, flavorful meal that comes together in minutes, such as Ginger-Soy Steak, Salt-and-Pepper Shrimp, Hazelnut-Crusted Chicken Cutlets, Pasta with Seared Cauliflower, and Cuban-Spiced Burgers. Christopher Kimball and....
October 25, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
The Past and Present of Immigration and Sanctuary “Who is Safe and Welcome Here?”
October 25, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
The Past and Present of Immigration and Sanctuary “Who is Safe and Welcome Here?”
October 25, 6:30pm
oin us for our first student recital of the year! Sign up to participate as a performer, or just....
October 25, 8:00pm
Kerri Powers was destined to be a musician from the start. While most kids her age spent their childhoods following frivolous pursuits, she spent hers reading, painting, writing stories, learning guitar and ...
October 25, 8:00pm
Pile have never released the same album twice, since the project’s 2007 beginnings the Boston quartet have been continuously evolving, pushing expectations, and obliterating good sensibility. A Hairshirt of Purpose, the band’s fifth album continues that tradition...
October 25, 8:00pm
Russell Malone is one of the most commanding and versatile guitarists performing today. He can move from blues to gospel to pop to R&B and jazz without hesitation, a rare facility that has prompted some of the...
October 25, 9:00pm
Comedy with Like 2 Laugh productions every Thursday
October 25, 10:30pm
CITY ROCKERS - THE LOUDEST DJ NIGHT IN TOWN
October 26, 11:00am - 2:00pm
October 26, 3:00pm
Since its founding in 1958 by Harvard and Cornell Universities, the Archaeological Exploration of Sardis has excavated, conserved, and published on aspects of the ancient city of Sardis in western Turkey from prehistoric through Islamic ....
October 26, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Park Sounds Boston - a FREE public concert series - comes to Winthrop Park in Harvard Square on the last Friday of each month from June through....
October 26, 6:00pm
The first all-new collection of poems since 2011’s Snowflake/different streets―and following the critically acclaimed Afterglow (a dog memoir), as well as the volume of selected poems, I Must Be Living Twice―here, in Evolution, we find the eminent, exuberant writer at the forefront of....
October 26, 7:30pm
"Fox has come to own the musical crossroads where classical intersects jazz. This evening should be a prime example of his cross-genre invention, but it also will be unlike anything you've heard previously in a...
October 26, 8:00pm
It's what you've been craving! Boston Opera Collaborative and Longy join forces once again for an evening of opera and ....
October 26, 8:00pm
With her first and only feature film – a hard-luck drama she wrote, directed, and starred in – Barbara Loden turned in a groundbreaking work of American independent cinema, bringing to life a kind of character....
October 26, 8:00pm
Over the course of a multifaceted career spanning four decades, Grammy and Tony Award- winning jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater has ascended to the upper echelon of vocalists, putting her unique spin on standards, as well as taking intrepid leaps of....
October 26, 9:00pm
After forming in Buffalo in 2006, Aqueous (pronounced “ay-kwee-us”) has earned a reputation as one of the most promising improvisational rock acts in the country. Best known for their “groove rock” stylings, guitarist ....
October 26, 10:00pm
Put on your best outfit, bust out the glitter and get ready to go back in time!
October 26, 10:00pm
"Fox has come to own the musical crossroads where classical intersects jazz. This evening should be a prime example of his cross-genre invention, but it also will be unlike anything you've heard previously in a...
October 26, 10:00pm
Over the course of a multifaceted career spanning four decades, Grammy and Tony Award- winning jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater has ascended to the upper echelon of vocalists, putting her unique spin on standards, as well as taking intrepid leaps of....
October 27, 11:00am - 2:00pm
October 27, 11:30am
Kids under 1 year old FREE!
October 27, 12:00pm
With her first and only feature film – a hard-luck drama she wrote, directed, and starred in – Barbara Loden turned in a groundbreaking work of American independent cinema, bringing to life a kind of character....
October 27, 2:15pm
With her first and only feature film – a hard-luck drama she wrote, directed, and starred in – Barbara Loden turned in a groundbreaking work of American independent cinema, bringing to life a kind of character....
October 27, 3:00pm
Sat, Oct 27th. 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
October 27, 4:30pm
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publishing of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Harvard is putting on a “Frankenweek” conference and accompanying film series at the ....
October 27, 7:00pm
"These concerts can make you happier and smarter. They will also make you realize that yes, indeed, art is ....
October 27, 7:00pm
With her first and only feature film – a hard-luck drama she wrote, directed, and starred in – Barbara Loden turned in a groundbreaking work of American independent cinema, bringing to life a kind of character....
October 27, 8:00pm
It's what you've been craving! Boston Opera Collaborative and Longy join forces once again for an evening of opera and ....
October 27, 8:00pm
Over the course of a multifaceted career spanning four decades, Grammy and Tony Award- winning jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater has ascended to the upper echelon of vocalists, putting her unique spin on standards, as well as taking intrepid leaps of....
October 27, 9:00pm
Mountain Man did not intend to disappear for the better part of a decade, orto take eight years to release its second album, Magic Ship. But for a trio of devoted friends for whom music has always seemed so effortless....
October 27, 9:15pm
With her first and only feature film – a hard-luck drama she wrote, directed, and starred in – Barbara Loden turned in a groundbreaking work of American independent cinema, bringing to life a kind of character....
October 27, 10:00pm
Award winning dance party SOULELUJAH moves ....
October 27, 10:00pm
Over the course of a multifaceted career spanning four decades, Grammy and Tony Award- winning jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater has ascended to the upper echelon of vocalists, putting her unique spin on standards, as well as taking intrepid leaps of....
October 27, 10:30pm
Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus's celebrated smash hit The Donkey Show, brings you the ultimate disco experience...
October 28, 11:00am - 2:00pm
October 28, 11:30am
Calling all foodies! We'd love to take you on a Food Tour neighborhood adventure in Harvard Square!
October 28, 12:00pm
With her first and only feature film – a hard-luck drama she wrote, directed, and starred in – Barbara Loden turned in a groundbreaking work of American independent cinema, bringing to life a kind of character....
October 28, 2:30pm
With her first and only feature film – a hard-luck drama she wrote, directed, and starred in – Barbara Loden turned in a groundbreaking work of American independent cinema, bringing to life a kind of character....
October 28, 3:00pm
It's what you've been craving! Boston Opera Collaborative and Longy join forces once again for an evening of opera and ....
October 28, 4:45pm
With her first and only feature film – a hard-luck drama she wrote, directed, and starred in – Barbara Loden turned in a groundbreaking work of American independent cinema, bringing to life a kind of character....
October 28, 7:00pm
With her first and only feature film – a hard-luck drama she wrote, directed, and starred in – Barbara Loden turned in a groundbreaking work of American independent cinema, bringing to life a kind of character....
October 28, 7:00pm
Dateline Red Bank. Also the fourth dimension. I'm out here on Planet Monster Magnet. The first thing you're gonna want to know is why such a dumb title? Number one, I can't go my whole life without calling one.....
October 28, 9:15pm
With her first and only feature film – a hard-luck drama she wrote, directed, and starred in – Barbara Loden turned in a groundbreaking work of American independent cinema, bringing to life a kind of character....
October 29, 11:00am - 4:00pm
October 29, 11:00am - 2:00pm
October 29, 7:45pm
Learn the basic principles of fiction, focusing mostly on the short story. A loose workshop format with in-class writing assignments and take-home prompts will trigger the....
October 29, 8:00pm
Transangelic Exodus, Ezra Furman’s second album for Bella Union, is a new landmark for the American singer-songwriter: “not a concept record, but almost a novel, or a cluster of stories on a ....
October 29, 10:00pm
Downbeat Mondays ft Matthew Stubbs Music & the Antiguas...
October 30 all-day
Join us in reading Macbeth, a drama about the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake. Of all the plays that Shakespeare wrote during the reign of...
October 30 all-day
October 30, 10:00am
This class is designed to provide homeowners with the tools to design their own landscape. We will explore basic landscape....
October 30, 11:00am - 2:00pm
October 30, 12:30pm
Katie Taronas, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard, will give this gallery talk. Our galleries are full of stories—this series of drop-in talks gives visitors a chance to hear.....
October 30, 7:30pm
"Awase", a term from martial arts, means "moving together" in the sense of matching energies, a fitting metaphor for the dynamic precision, tessellated grooves and balletic...
October 30, 7:45pm
We sit around our campfires as the ancients did, and ponder. How did the Universe come into existence? How did life begin? Are we alone? But now we see a Universe around us containing...
October 30, 9:00pm
Karaoke open mic night.....
October 31, 11:00am - 2:00pm
October 31, 5:00pm
In this prototypical pseudo-science 50s sci-fi film, a scientist experimenting on monkey brains in his isolated mountain retreat is delighted to find that a human ‘volunteer’ has arrived in the form of a ....
October 31, 7:00pm
In this prototypical pseudo-science 50s sci-fi film, a scientist experimenting on monkey brains in his isolated mountain retreat is delighted to find that a human ‘volunteer’ has arrived in the form of a ....
October 31, 7:45pm
Bringing together all forms of progressive music, Soulection is an independent music platform, radio show, and artist collective that was founded in Los Angeles in 2011. By consistently bringing visibility to...
October 31, 9:30pm
Modern science is brought to bear on an ancient ritual in this hilarious and frightening horror homage. A group of friends find themselves falling into familiar slasher movie stereotypes.....