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9:00 am

Lily Simonson: Painting the Deep

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Glowing under black lights, California artist Lily Simonson’s luminescent paintings embody a synergy between art and science that reveals new ways of seeing and understanding life forms in the deep ocean. Lily Simonson: Painting the Deep presents six original mural-sized paintings that literally glow with luminescent pigments and together create an immersive visual experience in […]

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Kalahari Perspectives: Anthropology, Photography, and the Marshall Family

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An exhibit every day that begins at 9:00AM and ends at 5:00PM, repeating until March 31, 2019
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138
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The new exhibition will explore the photographic representation of Kalahari people known as the Ju/’hoansi and /Gwi of Namibia. Once pejoratively called Bushmen, they have been—throughout history—photographed and otherwise imaged in an effort to exploit and colonize them. In the 1950s, the Marshall family, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, launched an effort to document the lives […]

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Climate Change

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00AM and ends at 5:00PM, repeating until December 31, 2019
Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA
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New exhibition experience: Ongoing and open Monday-Sunday, 9:00am-5:00pm The Harvard Museum of Natural History has just opened an important new exhibit on climate change that draws on the latest science about our warming climate, the global and local consequences, and what we can do to prepare for its effects. This multimedia exhibit includes engaging video […]

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11:00 am

February School Vacation Week

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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This event occurs from 11:00AM to 4:00PM on Sunday, February 17–Friday, February 22, and on Sunday, February 24 (closed on Saturday, February 23). The Harvard Semitic Museum is closed on Saturdays.
Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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This event occurs from 11:00AM to 4:00PM on Sunday, February 17–Friday, February 22, and on Sunday, February 24 (closed on Saturday, February 23). The Harvard Semitic Museum is closed on Saturdays. Free, fun, family activities allow visitors to explore arts from the ancient Near East. Activities change daily: make Egyptian accessories, hear a story, inscribe […]

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3:00 pm

American Classics’ Songs from After the War

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$25

Songs from the years after the war, up to the Wall Street Crash. Featured will be music by Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, and some vaudeville favorites. Songs will include "How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree)", "I've Got My Captain Working for Me Now", "You'd Be Surprised", "Mandy", "Swanee" […]

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7:00 pm

Sassy, Classy, & Brassy: Burlesque for Beginners

February 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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$35

Sunday, February 17, 7-9pm Dance Studio, Basement Level Arts at the Armory 191 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 18+ Registration: $35 / $25 - bring a friend price when you register for 2 or more attendees at once Learn the art of the striptease from Rogue Burlesque! We'll show you how to bump, grind, shimmy, and […]

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Lyle Brewer

February 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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$18

Lyle Brewer is a guitarist from Massachusetts. He plays original instrumental music and is influenced by folk, jazz and classical music. He studied at The New England Conservatory of Music starting in 2004 and has maintained a strong presence in the Boston music scene ever since. He has performed as a sideman with Ryan Montbleau, […]

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8:00 pm

String Masters Series: Johnny Gandelsman, Violin

February 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Boston Conservatory Theater, 31 Hemenway Street
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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$10 – $15

Grammy–award winning violinist Johnny Gandelsman returns to Boston with an evening of solo violin works by Bach, Biber, and Stravinsky, as well as the Boston premiere of "Pallavi, Meditation on Care" by Akshaya A. Tucker. Gandelsman's musical voice reflects the artistic collaborations he has been a part of since moving to the United States in […]

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