Events

Rhapsody

Citizens Bank Opera House
May 19, 2019
1:30 pm
May 24, 2019
7:30 pm
May 25, 2019
1:30 pm
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Boston Ballet’s season concludes with Rhapsody, a mixed-repertory program featuring four rarely-seen works by George Balanchine and Leonid Yakobson, followed by a world premiere by Boston Ballet Principal Dancer Paulo Arrais. Rhapsody runs May 16–June 9 at the Citizens Bank Opera House.

Artfulness – Boston

Boston Ballet/Newton
May 19, 2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A Studio Performance produced by and featuring Saving Grace Dance Ensemble with Guests Boston Community Dance Project, City Ballet of Boston, Divine Impact, Full Motion Dance Theatre, JV Ballroom, Nashoba Valley Dance Academy, Sallie Werst  

black odyssey boston

Central Square Theater
May 19, 2019
2:00 pm

black odyssey melds together Greek mythology, African-American oral history, dance, and music in this visionary new take on Homer’s classic tale. Ulysses Lincoln, a Gulf War veteran lost at sea and presumed dead, fights to find his way back home to his wife and son. The meddlesome Gods, Great Grand Daddy Deus and Great Grand…

Bharatanatyam Recital by Vibhaalakshmi Sivaraman

Little Kresge Theater at MIT
May 19, 2019
3:00 pm

Come spend your Sunday afternoon with a classical Indian dance performance by Vibhaa Sivaraman. The performance will be in bharatanatyam style, with a series of independent pieces. All pieces will be preceded by narrations and prose descriptions to aid understanding of the art. Graduate students Srinivasan Raghuraman and Anirudhh Raghu will be providing musical support.

See You Yesterday

Emerson Paramount Center
May 19, 2019
2:00 pm

Nineteen Cambodian performers utilize their extraordinary physical skills, including acrobatics and circus arts, to travel back in time and shatter a legacy of silence. Performed by second-generation survivors of the Khmer Rouge genocide, See You Yesterday explores the fragmented narratives these young artists have inherited from their parents and grandparents. Since 2012, Global Arts Corps—whose…

Natalie Johnson Dance presents: AGEN

Fred Astaire Dance Studio
May 19, 2019
7:30 pm

Natalie Johnson Dance presents our original evening-length quartet, AGEN, in an intimate studio production. An evocative, playful, and vulnerable performance of four dancers supporting and witnessing each other’s struggles and triumphs. “Agen” from Middle English, is the root word for own, against, and anew. Within one word is the capacity to express owning, battling against,…

LCTC for free! “Salute” at Pucker Gallery

Pucker Gallery
May 20, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

LCTC is one of Boston’s most celebrated contemporary dance-theater companies. Through The Boston Foundation and Pucker Gallery, Lorraine is a 2013 Brother Thomas Fellow. Her work has been performed for many years accompanied by much critical acclaim. The evening will begin with refreshments followed by a brief introduction by Gallery owner, Bernie Pucker. At 6:30pm…

Next Generation

Citizens Bank Opera House
May 22, 2019
7:00 pm

Boston Ballet School (BBS) presents the 10th annual Next Generation performance showcasing elite young dancers of Boston Ballet II and Boston Ballet School with the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. Program includes Symphonic Dances from West Side Story choreographed by Bruce Wood, Konservatoriet and William Tell pas de deux by August Bournonville, and the peppermint wind, the world premier…

Solidarities across Borders: Art, Activism, and Activist Research in Boston (Massachusett Territory) and Beyond

Egan Research Center Auditorium Northeastern University
May 23, 2019
8:30 am

The Otros Saberes section’s commitment to collaborative, transformative research and exchange between differently-positioned knowledge producers animates our second annual pre-conference. Solidarities across Borders will highlight the intersections of art, activism, and research, cultivating dialogue between Boston-area activists and artists, activist scholars, and LASA members for a full day of collective reflection on the possibilities of…

Cinderella

Citizens Bank Opera House
May 23, 2019
7:30 pm
May 26, 2019
1:30 pm
June 1, 2019
1:30 pm
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Boston Ballet presents Sir Frederick Ashton’s Cinderella, an enchanting full-length classic fairytale ballet. The production is set to a highly-acclaimed score by Sergei Prokofiev, performed by the Boston Ballet Orchestra under Music Director Mischa Santora. Cinderella runs May 10–June 8 at the Citizens Bank Opera House.

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