Events

Boston Ballet Presents Giselle

Citizens Bank Opera House
September 19, 2019
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
September 20, 2019
7:30 pm
September 21, 2019
1:30 pm
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Boston Ballet presents Giselle, a beloved full-length classical ballet. With choreography re-staged by Ballet Master Larissa Ponomarenko, exquisite costumes, and Adolphe Adam’s poignant score, the tale of Giselle is sure to stay with you long after you leave the theater. Giselle runs September 19-29 at the Citizens Bank Opera House. Tickets start at $37. For…

Bulgarian Dance Party

Payson Park Church Parish Hall |
September 21, 2019
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Bulgarian Dance Party with Bulgarika FAC is pleased to welcome Bulgarika back to Boston on their 2019 tour for an evening of fantastic Bulgarian music and dancing! Read more about the band on FAC web page: Donka Koleva (vocals), Nikolay Kolev (gadulka), Temelko Ivanov (kaval), Nikolay Kodzhabashev (tambura), and Marin Chalamov (tupan).

New England Open – Ballroom Dance Championship

James Powers Hall at Needham Town Hall
September 21, 2019
9:30 am - 11:30 pm

The Dance Championship is a full day event of competitions, shows and workshops, outlining the grace and skills of the ballroom dance contestants. The contests are mixed with intervals of social ballroom dancing, games with the audience and professional dance performances. Featuring will be dances like Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Cha-cha, Rumba, Salsa with the traditional…

Cafe Raqs: Seventh Anniversary Show!

Arts at the Armory Cafe
September 22, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cafe Raqs is turning seven! Celebrate with us! Cafe Raqs is a place for New England’s belly dancers of all styles and levels to perform in a fun, professional, and supportive environment! And as always the Arts at the Armory Cafe will be open selling food and drinks! Doors at 7 PM, show at 7:30…

BOSTON AREA NETWORK OF TEACHING ARTISTS CONVENING!

The Red Room at Cafe 939
September 25, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In 2019 the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture, in partnership with EdVestors, produced and circulated a survey focused on better understanding the lives and professions of greater Boston area teaching artists and the kinds of professional development support they would most benefit from. The responses to this survey are being used to convene local…

We Try to Live Together

Boston Center for the Arts
September 26, 2019
7:30 pm
September 27, 2019
8:00 pm
September 28, 2019
8:00 pm
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We Try to Live Together brings audiences together to explore the issues that drive us apart. Callie Chapman, Michael Figueroa, Megham McLyman & Kristen Duffy Young, Marsha Parrilla, Catherine Siller, and J. Michael Winward present personal and political works addressing themes of migration, gender, identity, and interior space. Audiences move between the Plaza Theatre and…

Bakosó: AfroBeats of Cuba

Tsai Auditorium @David Rockefeller for Latin American Studies, Harvard University
September 26, 2019
8:00 pm

Documentary, 50 mins, Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi, Cuba/USA, 2019 What does “Está Rico” by Marc Anthony, Will Smith & Bad Bunny have in common with “Made For Now” by Janet Jackson x Daddy Yankee? They both high-jacked AfroBeats and did not give the genre’s origin props. Bakosó is a film that does the opposite, following DJ Jigüe…

Lakaï Dance’s The Block: An Afro-Musical

MIT Theater Building W97
September 27, 2019
7:30 pm
September 28, 2019
7:30 pm

In The Block, the street becomes a stage for self-reflection on toxic masculinity, racial profiling, mental health, and violence, all as a means of community improvement. Through hip-hop and Afro-Diasporic movement styles, the performers challenge stigmas on black and brown vulnerability and the difficulties of asking for help. Developed from individual narratives of the director and performers,…

BU Dance Showcase 2019

BU Dance Theater
September 27, 2019
8:00 pm

The concert includes teen and seasoned performers in works by BU faculty choreographers Paul Jackson, Margot Parsons, DeAnna Pellecchia, Shaina Schwartz and several aerial pieces by Lynda Rieman, Colleen Roddy, and Liz Roncka (bungee) Marin Orlosky Randow (silks) and Paul Jackson (trapeze); guest artists Ernesto Lea Place and Caitlin Quinn (aerial straps); and two pieces…

Teaching Artists Open House at The Dance Complex

The Dance Complex |
September 28, 2019
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
September 29, 2019
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Dance Complex celebrates the vibrancy and variety offered by its more than 40 Teaching Artists with a weekend-long Open House! The community is invited to come and partake in FREE classes lead by renowned Dance Complex Teaching Artists throughout the weekend. Pop-up events throughout the weekend will offer opportunities for the community to connect…

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