All the fun/cheap/life changing events happening this week in Beantown just a hop, skip, and a jump from campus!
Wednesday, Sept 30: Kultar’s Mime
There’s no excuse to miss this one since it’s right here on campus! Kultar’s Mime is a play currently on tour with the Sikh Research Institute which views the 1984 massacres of Sikhs in New Delhi through the lens of Jewish pogroms in Russia. This intense fusion of art, poetry, and theater investigates organized violence and the shared pain of those persecuted for their faith.
Sacred Space, Ell Hall. 6:30 – 7:00 pm. Free. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kultars-mime-at-northeastern-university-tickets-18428632536
Thursday, Oct 1: Relax, Relate, and Release
A panel discussion on arts and business in Northeastern’s own backyard, Roxbury. Followed by live jazz and an open mic as part of Roxbury Open Studios for Artweek!
Haley House Bakery Cafe, 12 Dade Street, Roxbury. 5:30 – 9:00 pm. Free. http://www.artweekboston.org/event/roxbury-open-studios-special-events-2/
Friday, Oct 2: El Retablo de Maese Pedro
Meaning “Master Peter’s Puppet Show”, this fantastical puppet opera is based on Chapter 26th of Don Quixote includes a medieval love story, knights, Moorish captors, and sumptuous sets.
Sanders Theater at Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street. 7:30 – 10:00 pm. Free. https://www.facebook.com/Quixote-at-400-767792546603479/timeline/
Saturday, Oct 3: Lets Talk About Food Festival
The 4th annual Let’s Talk About Food Festival returns to Copley Square! Author and James Beard award winner Marion Nestle will join Roger Berkowitz, CEO of Legal Seafood, Sheila Bowman of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Chefs Jody Adams and Sara Jenkins and many more for this unique free event, bringing together more than 20,000 people for an all-day exploration of the food we eat.
Copley Square. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Free. http://hubweek.org/events/let-s-talk-about-food
Sunday, Oct 4: Haiti and Brazil hit the ‘Ville!
Head over to Somerville for a festival of food, music, and dance representing two vibrant immigrant communities. The local Hatian restaurant Blessings, among others, will serve traditional foods such as Haitian Fritay and Brazillian Churrasco. Dance demos, poetry, Samba music, and drumming will guarantee an evening of fun!
Union Square Plaza, 90 Union Sq, Somerville. 1:00 – 7:00 pm. Free. http://www.somervilleartscouncil.org/artsunion/2015/haitibrazil
Monday, Oct 5: Homelessness Awareness Week
Join the Northeastern RSA for Homelessness Awareness Week, a series of events and presentations to investigate issues of homelessness and find solutions for the Boston community. Monday night is TED Talks with the Social Justice Resource Center! Check out their other events including a trip to the Greater Boston Food Bank later next week.
AfterHours, 7:00 pm. Free. https://www.facebook.com/events/1684642325101302/
Tuesday, Oct 6: MassArt Photo Lecture Series, Roger Ballen
Interested in photography? The Massachusetts College of Art and Design is hosting Roger Ballen, one of the most important photographic artists of the 21st century, for a presentation of his work. The artist will explore his inspiration and technique with the audience.
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, 621 Huntington Avenue, Tower Auditorium. 2:00 pm. Free. http://www.massart.edu/about_massar/events_calendar.html?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D116141912