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Oak Bluffs is a Cape Cod town located on Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts. The Town of Oak Bluffs was founded as Cottage City in 1880. In 1907 the name was changed because of the fast growing population and the resort needed to recognize that is was not a "Cottage City" any more.

Oak Bluffs is home to the Flying Horses Carousel which is the nation's oldest operating carousel. The carousel is one of two known carousels built by Charles W.F. Dare in 1876.

In the center of town there are hundreds of imaginative and colorful gingerbread cottages. They are the most perfectly preserved collection of Carpenter Gothic style architecture in the world!

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Perry Bakalos Group
Funk-Groove-Jazz and Original Fusion Friday Oct 24 @ Sunset Cafe and Bar w/ Perry Bakalos Group... Tim Paul Weiner - Bass Nadjim Kebir - Drums Matt Dunkle - Trumpet/Flute Regie Gibson - Percussion/Vocals Jacques Pardo - Sax/Mandole

When: Oct 24, 2014 8 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20 )
Jordan Handren-Sevey hosts Your Sunday Funnies

Jordan Handren-Sevey hosts Mike Seltow, Owen Linders, Emerson College sketch.

 

The Comedy Studio is located at the top of the Hong Kong Restaurant in Harvard Square and is open Tuesday through Sunday.

Doors open at 7:30pm, all shows begin at 8pm. Food and drink menu are available. And, yes, we have scorpion bowls!

Seating is assigned. If you would like to be seated with specific persons, please call 617-661-6507 or email thecomedystudio@gmail.com to make arrangements.

For more info, call us at 617-661-6507 or email us anytime!



When: Apr 19, 2015 8 PM to Apr 19, 2015 10 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20 )
Boston Halloween Party Fundraiser Costume Ball

Calling all Halloween party people who want to have a night of fun in costume while also contributing to an incredibly important cause! Our Halloween Fundraiser Costume Ball is an exclusive, private event that will be attracting likeminded professionals from around the Boston area. Horizons for Homeless children believes young homeless children deserve the opportunity to learn and play, and with your help we can help provide the children they serve with a better tomorrow. This event will take place at the top floor of Cross Roads Irish Pub in Boston at 9pm on Halloween night. There will be free apps, music, costume contests, a cash bar, and of course dancing and spooky music :) The cost to attend is $20 - all proceeds from the event will go to Horizons for Homeless children. 


PLEASE BRING YOUR TICKET WITH YOU TO THE EVENT FOR ADMISSION!

Hope to see you all there - in COSTUME!!! :)



When: Oct 31, 2014 9 PM to Nov 1, 2014 2 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21 )
Merrimack Warriors Hockey vs Boston University Terriers Mens Ice Hockey


When: Dec 5, 2014 7 PM in North Andover, Massachusetts (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 19 )
Li'l BeeDee & the Doo-Rites / The Hip Swayers
Li'l BeeDee & the Doo-Rites are a 5-piece combo, presenting old-school rhythm & blues with an infusion of rockabilly, with a mission statement to "do ya right"! The band consists of professional musicians who've recorded on Vanguard, Columbia, Fury, Spin-out, and El Toro Records collectively. This is a solid dance band with a high energy presentation, guaranteed to get your crowd on their feet - great for swing dancers, jive, bop & freestylers alike! Born in North Carolina, BeeDee got her first start in the noise making business singing in the Baptist choir. From the first time she heard her granddaddy play claw hammer banjo and imitate a train whistle on his harmonica, her soul was captured by the raw sounds of hillbilly music. Then something called rockabilly floated past this gal's ears, and she was completely smitten. That raucous rhythm found a home deep in her veins, and soon she was a bonafide junkie. BeeDee got her first guitar at the age of 13 and started in on it, finding chords to back up her own crooning. Later she picked up the string bass and has played both guitar and string bass in several bands, including bluegrass, old-time country western swing, and honky tonk. BeeDee has also freelanced professionally with other musical genres, but rockabilly & honky tonk are the ones that resonate the biggest bang with her. Some of her other musical combos include Girl Howdy, a honky tonk combo fronted by 3 gals, based in the northeast, and Slippery Sneakers, a zydeco, rhythm & blues dance outfit, also based in the northeast. --- Hailing from the hills of West Tatnuck, the Hip Swayers are a quality, good time, get up and dance band that combine tight rhythms, searing solos and soulful harmonies in an eclectic mix of originals and covers, encompassing straight ahead roots rock with a country flavor. "The harmonious duo of David Blodgett and Toni Ostrow are not to be missed! A bit of Hank Williams sensibility, Carter/Cash authenticity, and infectious personality." SF Station - San Francisco's City Guide (April, 2013) The full band, Hip Swayers Deluxe, features Dave Niles on lead guitar and Mark Cherrington on percussion.



When: Nov 15, 2014 7 PM to Nov 15, 2014 10 PMin Worcester, Massachusetts
Cost: 8 - 8 USD (Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19 )
Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks
NBA Basketball

When: Apr 3, 2015 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 03 Apr 2015 19 )
Boston Red Sox vs Atlanta Braves


When: Jun 15, 2015 11:59:00 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Mon, 15 Jun 2015 23:59:00 )
Breathe Carolina & Candyland
Breathe Carolina has struck an inimitable alchemy between electronic music and rock, vaulting them continually ahead of the curve and into a lane of their own. While, Candyland paves their own lane bridging the gap between Trap, Dubstep, and House music with every original and remix they release.

When: Nov 10, 2014 7 PM to Nov 10, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $25-$35 (Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19 )
St. Lucia
When: Nov 20, 2014 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 18.00 - 18.00 (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20 )
Boston Red Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays


When: Jun 14, 2015 11:59:00 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 14 Jun 2015 23:59:00 )
Taking Steps: Dance Movement Workshop
Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library
1497 Tremont Street
Roxbury, MA 02120
Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 4 – 5pm



Taking Steps is an exciting arts education program that provides dance training. Participants experience a wide variety of dance forms such as ballet, modern, hip hop, jazz, salsa, African, Indian, flamenco, and folk. 
Facilitated by Boston Ballet. This program will run for 8 weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact the Parker Hill Branch at (617) 427-3820. Ideal for students in grades 4-8.

LibraryParker Hill
Neighborhood: Mission Hill
Type of Event: Workshops & Classes
Cost: Free
More infowww.bpl.org…


When: Nov 5, 2014 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 05 Nov 2014 00 )
Kids' Club: Harriet the Spy Turns 50
Jamaica Plain Branch Library
12 Sedgwick Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 4 – 5pm



We'll celebrate the 50th anniversary of Harriet the Spy with a party.  We'll read from the book, decorate a spy notebook, experiment with invisible inks, and create a secret code.  Also, in Harriet's honor there will be cake and milk. For children ages five and up.

LibraryJamaica Plain
Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain
Type of Event: Arts & Crafts, Story Time
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 6-12)


When: Nov 5, 2014 12 AM in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts (Wed, 05 Nov 2014 00 )
Get the Led Out
When: Jan 16, 2015 8 PM in Lynn, Massachusetts
Cost: 30.00 - 30.00 (Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20 )
Boston Pops - Home Alone Boston
When: Dec 27, 2014 3 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 27 Dec 2014 15 )
Merrimack Warriors Hockey vs Northeastern Huskies Hockey


When: Nov 21, 2014 7 PM in North Andover, Massachusetts (Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19 )
Kamelot -Dragonforce
This event is all ages
Kamelot

Kamelot are a band you can rely on! For several years now, they've fascinated their fans with their own brand of melodic power metal, vocalist Roy Khan's charismatic voice and Thomas Youngblood's powerful and at the same time intricate guitar work. Along with drummer Casey Grillo and bassist Glenn Barry, the band's trademarks are unmistakeable; each of their albums is marked by superior compositions and an impressive technique. At the same time, Kamelot have continued to redefine their sound, year by year, tour by tour, album by album. After a year of songwriting, pre-production, recording, mixing and mastering, Kamelot's next masterwork is finally ready. Their latest offering is called The Black Halo and mixes typical Kamelot characteristics like melody, speedo and classical orchestrations with new ideas and fresh influences. "In addition to the complex subject matter, The Black Halo sounds tougher and darker than our previous releases, without dramatic alterations to our style," comments Roy Khan. "We've put even more emphasis on a dynamic guitar sound, tailoring it to the concise and carefully written songs." States guitarist Thomas Youngblood


As usual, Khan and Youngblood started to work on the material early, allowing enough time for the production team to develop the intricate arrangements in their full splendour. The continuation of their Faustus adaptation about the battle between good and evil that began on the predecessor album, Epica , again combines Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's opus with the band's own experiences and views. The story is as multi-layered as it is deep, and it works on several levels. "This part is clearly more complex than the previous one; it deals extensively with political, cultural and religious events at Goethe's time, and there is no obvious red line through the story. On The Black Halo however there are many cross references relating to our own lives, fragments of private experiences and our political opinions, like of the war in Iraq."




As would appear fitting in view of the ambitious theme, Kamelot were supported by various guest musicians during the recordings of The Black Halo , the most renowned among them Shagrath, vocalist with Dimmu Borgir, and Stratorvarius keyboard magician Jens Johansson. The opener, the gripping mid-tempo number 'March of Mephisto' features a sensational meeting of Kamelot, Shagrath and Johansson. "This song embodies the album's atmosphere," Khan explains. "On the one hand you have Kamelot's typical stylistic means, then Shagrath, the frontman of the world's currently most important black metal band, and an amazing solo by Jens, whose "violininstic" approach represents the devil's instrument." Another impressive track is 'Memento Mori' with around nine minutes playing time, Kamelot's longest number not only on The Black Halo but also in the band's entire history. Khan: "An epic, bombastic track that stands for the end of the concept, but not for the end of the album; a little piece of art in itself." We don't need to mention the fact that next to unusual tracks, there are also typical Kamelot numbers along the lines of 'Soul Society', which feature the musicians from their speedy, powerful and at the same time deeply melodic and melancholy side. "We are always reaching for new sounds and goals with our music, but remaining true to our roots and the "Kamelot Sound" that we have created over the years", states Youngblood.


The Black Halo was produced mainly at the Pathway and Gate studios in Wolfsburg under the direction of Sascha Paeth and Miro.Guest musicians, next to Shagrath and Johansson, are Simone Simons, vocalist with Dutch act Epica, Mari (Masqueraid), and the Kamelot choir consisting of Herbie Langhans (7 th Avenue), Amanda Somerville-Scharf, Miro, Gerit Göbel, Thomas Rettke (Heaven's Gate) and Elisabeth Kjaernes plus additional guests. "I'd like to give a special mention to Cinzia Rizzo, who sings in Italian on the intermezzo 'Un Assassinio Molto Silenzioso', adding an authentic cabaret feeling to that part," says Khan.

The Black Halo deals with Love & Wonder, Life & Death through the eyes of Kamelot.







The band's seventh effort, The Black Halo, was released in 2005. To support the new album the band went on tour through Europe and Japan during the first leg of the Black Halo World Tour 2005, they played headliner shows with Epica and Kotipelto as support. In Japan the support was Silent Force. They also played on the Bang Your Head!!! Festival in Germany and the Graspop Metal Meeting in Belgium.

In 2005 they shot their first music videos ever, for the songs The Haunting (Somewhere In Time) and March Of Mephisto from the album The Black Halo. Both videos were shot by acclaimed director Patric Ullaeus. The 5th of October 2005 saw the addition of Oliver Palotai as the fifth official band member, Oliver will handle both keyboards and (additional) guitars.

On the second leg of the Black Halo World Tour they visited North and South America (USA, Canada, Brazil) as well as Europe (The Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden and Norway). During this part of the tour the bands forthcoming live DVD will be shot, with the main concert being shot on February 11th, 2006 at Rockefeller Music Hall in Oslo, Norway. The shoot will be handled by Patric Ullaeus and promises to be full of surprises for all the fans. Release date is scheduled for Summer/Fall 2006 via SPV Records.

HISTORY:

Kamelot signed a recording contract in 1994, releasing their debut, Eternity , the following August. The press praised the album as one of the most promising first offerings ever. 1996 saw the arrival of Dominion , an album that sounded even more varied and diverse than its predecessor. In spring 1997 Kamelot found Casey Grillo and the former Conception vocalist Khan, who joined the group during the production of Siege Perilous . In autumn of the same year, the new line-up embarked on an extensive European tour and returned to the Gate studios in Wolfsburg twelve months later to work on the album that set a new standard for the band; The Fourth Legacy. In summer 2000, Kamelot's first live album was recorded during the New Allegiance tour, which took them through Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Greece and Spain. Only a few months later, Khan, Youngblood, Grillo and bass player Glen Barry presented their fifth studio cut, Karma , and embarked on a European tour. Epica arrived in 2003, followed by another tour as Headliners in Europe, Japan, Mexico and the US as well many top Festival appearances. The Black Halo adds another exciting and epic chapter to the band's brilliant history.

When: May 1, 2015 7 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts
Cost: $30.00 - $100.00 (Fri, 01 May 2015 19 )
Animals as Leaders


When: Dec 5, 2014 8 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20 )
Trey Anastasio
When: Dec 6, 2014 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Dec 2014 20 )
Kanban / Scrumban Kickstart for Software Development & IT Ops Teams

Why
Kanban / Scrumban?

  • Simple & Easy - Starts with What You're Already Doing and Makes Your Practices More Effective
  • Improved Focus & Flexibility
  • Techniques for Reducing Wasted Time & Work
  • More Reliable Forecasting & Planning Capabilities
  • Increased Efficiency
  • More Sustainable Over Time
Kanban for Software Development & IT Operations

Kanban is a powerful framework that enables you to take control of your existing way of working and begin eliminating your biggest headaches.  It does this by adding enhanced visualization techniques and other tools to our existing management process that improve shared understandings and expose the systemic forces that influence outcomes.

Though simple to use, lurking beneath Kanban's surface is a wide array of scientifically-based methods and techniques that supercharge its basic capabilities for those who wish to harness more from the framework.
 Scrumban for Scrum Teams

"75% of organizations using Scrum will not succeed in getting the benefits they hope from it." 
-- Ken Schwaber (co-creator of Scrum)

Scrum is an incredible success, yet...

Many organizations change Scrum instead of the problem when a need for change is revealed.

Organizations tend to focus on improving the wrong things because systemic issues aren't readily identified.

The challenges Scrum teams face will vary, and their ability to overcome them often have little to do with Scrum itself (or how well / poorly teams practice it).

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Scrumban can help.  Scrumban is the application of flow-based principles (kanban systems) or the layering of the Kanban Method within a Scrum context. 

During this kickstart, we highlight how the Scrumban framework helps teams and organizations avoid becoming part of the "75%."What to Expect

The Kanban / Scrumban frameworks are designed to deliver benefits at any level of adoption, emphasizing improved understanding over immediate change.  Moreover, teams and organizations are free to improve over time at a pace best suited to their own needs. 

This half-day workshop arms participants with all they need to know in order to begin using Kanban in their environments right away.  Here's a quick overview of what you'll come away with:

  • A Basic Mastery of Core Lean / Kanban Principles & Practices 
  • Orientation to New Metrics and How to Use them to Improve Planning and Drive Improvement
  • A Preliminary Analysis of Your Organization's / Teams Sources of Demand (work requested) and Dissatisfaction (business outcomes that aren't being met)
  • The Value Stream Mapping of your Current Work Process
  • Your Initial Kanban Board Design for Visualizing Work & Measuring Performance (created using ScrumDo.com -- an on-line project management and collaboration tool)
  • A three-month Gold Level Subscription to ScrumDo.com (a $270 value)
  • Follow-up Remote Coaching & Mentoring (limited)

This kickstart program is the perfect solution for quickly ramping up new teams or employees for Kanban / Scrumban practices.Both Practical & Fun!

This half-day kick start is highly interactive, with key learnings emphasized through group exercises.  Participants also get to experience the framework's simplicity and power for themselves through simulated game play (using the GetScrumban game -- our on-line, educational game that walks users through some typical scenarios and evolutions in thinking).How is This Kick Start Different From Other Training?

The combination of game simulation with contemporaneous coaching / instruction allows participants to gain an intuitive understanding and feel of how the Kanban / Scrumban framework can be adjusted to work within their own environments.  Benefit from our instructors' extensive experience helping small teams become masters of their domain, and helping large organizations use Kanban / Scrumban to scale Agile more effectively (10,000+ IT Professionals).  Participants will learn about some of the common traps and pitfalls around:

  • Time-boxed vs. Flow-based projects
  • Pull principles & the Theory of Constraints
  • Visualizing workflow effectively (the way we work)
  • Visualizing policies (how we work)
  • Managing shifting priorities
  • Effectively dealing with interrupt work and multi-tasking
  • Manging flow
  • Balancing demand and capacity
  • Managing external dependencies
  • And more...

 Instructors / Mentors

This kickstart will be led by the only Lean Kanban University Accredited Trainer in the Boston area -- Ajay Reddy.  Ajay started his professional career as a software engineer, and spent many years leading development teams and larger IT functions. He now spends the majority of his time helping technology organizations improve performance by successfully adopting agile practices.

Ajay is founder and Chief Process Officer of Code Genesys (a Boston-based IT Solutions company), a managing partner of ScrumDo.com (a cloud-based project management tool for Scrum teams), and a former Associate with David J. Anderson & Associates (the acknowledged "father" of the Kanban Method).  His book on Scrumban is slated to be published later this summer / fall.

Jack Speranza leads operations for Code Genesys and contributes to operations at ScrumDo. He began his foray into the world of software development a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away when he helped design and implement a custom practice management system for his law firm. Jack's implemented Kanban as a management framework across non-IT operations, and enjoys contributing to the creation of high-performing organizations in this fashion. Jack teaches the Entrepreneurship Capstone at Clark University, and has served on the University’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program Board of Advisors for the past several years.

 Cancellation Policy

Substitutions are accepted at any time, however, cancellations must be notified by email and refunds will be provided according to the following schedule:

More than 30 days prior = 100% of workship fee
10-29 days prior = 50% of workshop fee
5-9 days prior = 25% of workshop fee
Less than 5 days = no refund

Code Genesys reserves the right to postpone or cancel this event if there are insufficient registrations or if presenters are unable to attend due to illness. If necessary, you will be notified no later than 7 days prior to the event and all registration payments will be refunded promptly. If circumstances require, presenters may be substituted for alternative qualified presenters with equivalent experience.

Please be advised that events can be subject to changes in date and/or venue due to acts out of our control such as bad weather, civil unrest, etc. If you are traveling from outside the area, it is recommended that you purchase changeable and refundable tickets. Code Genesys will not be responsible for incurred costs in the event that we need to make changes due to circumstances beyond our control.



When: Jan 7, 2015 8 AM to Jan 7, 2015 1 PMin Waltham, Massachusetts
Cost: Price includes continental breakfast and box lunch 249.00 true Kanban / Scrumban Kickstart 249.00

(Wed, 07 Jan 2015 08 )
Jonathan Edwards
Age Limit: All Ages

Jonathan Edwards



When: May 9, 2015 8 PM in Plymouth, Massachusetts
Cost: $20 (Sat, 09 May 2015 20 )
Soulelujah! w/ Ty Jesso 21+ $8 *NOTE: 11:00 PM Doors
When: Nov 22, 2014 11 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: $8 *NOTE: 11:00 PM Doors" src="http://i.ticketweb.com/i/00/05/44/30/99_Listings.jpg"> (Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23 )
Soulelujah! w/ Claude Money 21+ $8 *NOTE: 11:00 PM Doors
When: Nov 29, 2014 11 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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The Big Time, The Millenium, An Honest Year, Stress Fracture
When: Nov 1, 2014 1 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: $12.00 (Sat, 01 Nov 2014 13 )
Say Hi, Andy Sadoway, The Symptoms
When: Nov 12, 2014 8 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: $10.00 (Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20 )
Soulelujah! w/ Raliegh Fingers & E Dorsey 21+ $8 *NOTE: 11:00 PM Doors
When: Nov 1, 2014 11 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Luddy Mussy - 18+ Free 9:00pm
When: Nov 26, 2014 9 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: $0.00 (Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21 )
Luddy Mussy - 18+ Free 9:00pm
When: Nov 12, 2014 9 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: $0.00 (Wed, 12 Nov 2014 21 )
Supper Club with Andy Husbands on 11/20

We're bringing one more Supper Club to 2014! Join us on November 20th for a dinner prepared and served by Andy Husbands of Tremont 647 and Sister Sorel in Boston's South End. 


Please join us for dinner at the Barn of the Josiah Smith Tavern in Weston, MA. The Land's Sake Supper Club is a monthly series of gourmet dinners expertly prepared by a local chef featuring fresh produce from Land's Sake Farm and other nearby farms. Each monthly three-course dinner at the Barn highlights a seasonal theme served family style to 40 guests in an historic tavern. 

Menu TBA

pre dinner

Passed appetizers
(bring a bottle of wine, mingle and enjoy some small bites)

first course

second coursethird course *Vegetarian options can be arranged. Mother Nature reserves the right to modify the menu as needed. Also, on the next page please alert us to any dietary restrictions you may have which we will make every attempt to accommodate.

Please note: Supper Club dinners are BYOB. Please feel free to bring the beverage of your choice.  We will have wine glasses and a few bottle openers.

Cost: $60 for Land's Sake members and $80 for non-members.

Reservations: To secure your space please register using the links above.   Registration and pre-payment required. Only 41 reservations per event.  Please let us know about any special dietary needs and we will do our best to accomodate.

Cancellations: Because seating is limited and food is purchased in advance, we cannot guarantee full refunds for cancellations made less than a week prior to the event. In the event you must cancel late, we will attempt to fill your seat with someone from our waiting list. Please email cancellation notices to supper@landssake.org.



When: Nov 20, 2014 7 PM to Nov 20, 2014 10 PMin Weston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19 )
Harnessing Spin, Delocalisation and Coherence in Molecular Semiconductors
Center for Excitonics Seminar Series

Web site: http://www.rle.mit.edu/excitonics/events/794/



When: Nov 4, 2014 4 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16 )
2014 MIT Research & Development Conference
http://ilp.mit.edu/conference.jsp?confid=84&tabname=overview

Open to: the general public

Sponsor(s): Office of Corporate Relations/ILP

For more information, contact:
Kwan Lee
617-253-0406
lee@ilp.mit.edu

This event is categorized as: MIT events/clubs

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When: Nov 20, 2014 8 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08 )
"The Sound Detective & The Note Thief": Oxford & Cambridge

Join us on a quest for extra-colorful and sparkly notes, journeying through realms of the imagination and worlds of jazz-infected and trans-stylistic originals with five-string violinist and composer Helen Sherrah-Davies and her trusty accomplices.



When: Nov 20, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19 )
Voci Angelica Trio
Voci Angelica Trio performs at the King’s Chapel Tuesday Recital Series. Admission is by suggested donation of $3; the donations are given to the performers. Programs begin at 12:15pm and last approximately 35 minutes. For more information, please call 617-227-2155.

When: Nov 4, 2014 12:15:00 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 12:15:00 )
What Every International Student Should Know About US Employment


When: Nov 4, 2014 2 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14 )
The Coming Arctic Boom - As the Ice Melts, the Region Heats Up
A Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies event featuring Scott Borgerson, CEO of CargoMetrics and co-founder of The Arctic Circle Renaissance_Park, 310R 1135 Tremont Street

When: Nov 4, 2014 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16 )
Teaching Focused Minds Conference
"The Teaching Focused Minds Conference, organized by the Public Information Resources, Inc will take place from 20th November to the 22nd November 2014 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, USA. The conference will cover areas like statement of the brain-based research, methods, or instruction used,summary of findings and their implications for improving teaching and learning."

Book a stall at 10times.com!

When: Nov 20, 2014 12 AM to Nov 22, 2014 12 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00 )
Author Event: Many Seconds into the Future by John J. Clayton

Location: Woodbury Room

When: Nov 4, 2014 7 PM to Nov 4, 2014 8 PMin Amherst, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19 )
Lovin' Spoonfuls Ultimate Tailgate Party 2014

Lovin' Spoonfuls Ultimate Tailgate Party

 

The Party

On Sunday, November 9th, 2014, Lovin' Spoonfuls will host the fourth annual Ultimate Tailgate Party and celebrate our upcoming 5th anniversary, all while overlooking Boston’s scenic waterfront at Sam's. The annual event, sponsored by Dorothy PuhyBank of America and the John W. Henry Family Foundation, and hosted by Esti & Drew Parsons, co-owners of Sam’s, features 16 of Boston’s “MVP” chefs cooking high-end versions of their favorite tailgate food, a silent auction, entertainment and much more. Beer, wine, and cocktails will be shaken and served by Sam's own Jon Parsons and Nick Korn of OFFSITE. In keeping with the tailgate theme, the DJ for the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox, TJ Connelly, will be our DJ for the evening.

This year, we are thrilled to honor founding Culinary Board members Joanne Chang and Christopher Myers during the VIP hour, for their continued support of our work. As Chef + Owner of Flour Bakery & Cafe, Joanne has become a nationally renowned author, and together with her husband, celebrated restauranteur Christopher, they own and operate Myers + Chang, the acclaimed South End restaurant. Christopher and Joanne are beacons for the charities they support and ingrained in the fabric of the Boston community.

The VIP hour also features sparkling wine, cheeses from Wasik's Cheese Shop, and charcuterie from Josh Smith of New England Charcuterie.  The theme of the event resonates the 'Spoonfuls mission: combatting hunger is a team sport!

 

The Mission

Currently 1 in 5 Bostonians are classified as food insecure, meaning they don't know where their next meal will come from. Since its founding in 2010, the Lovin' Spoonfuls team has collected more than 1,750,000lbs of fresh, healthy food that would otherwise be thrown away, and distributed it at no cost to local soup kitchens, homeless shelters and crisis centers throughout the city. Last year’s ultimate tailgate party allowed us to put another truck on the road, increasing our ability to pick up and drop off rescued food, and this year aims to do the same!


The Chefs

This year an all-star team of Boston’s premiere chefs will once again join the party by cooking their own creative takes on their favorite tailgate food. Guests will be able to enjoy creative comfort food from Lovin’ Spoonfuls culinary board members Jamie Bissonnette (Coppa and Toro), Joanne Chang (Myers + Chang and Flour Bakery), and newest culinary board member Michael Scelfo (Alden & Harlow), as well as Karen Akunowicz (Myers + Chang), Asia Mei (Sam's at Louis Boston), Colin Lynch (Menton, No. 9 Park),  Louis DiBiccari (Tavern Road), Matthew Gaudet (West Bridge), Will Gilson (Puritan & Co.), Tiffani Faison (Sweet Cheeks), Daniel Bojorquez (La Brasa), Jason Cheek (Merrill & Co.), Steve Postal (Commonwealth), Christine & Carla Pallotta (Nebo), Jason Albus (Fairsted Kitchen), the team from Mei Mei Street Kitchen, and Keith Pooler (Bergamot).


Tickets and Schedule of Events

The party kicks off with an exclusive VIP hour featuring a dazzling display of cheese & charcuterie, courtesy of Wasik's Cheese Shop and New England Charcuterie, from 6:00pm - 7:00pm. A limited number of VIP tickets are available for $250, which allows guests entry into the VIP hour and includes all the cheese and charcuterie you desire, champagne, a meet & greet with the chefs, exclusive "buy it now" privileges for all silent auction items, and a VIP gift bag full of swag from some of our local supporters. Last but certainly not least, join us during the VIP hour for an intimate celebration honoring of Joanne Chang and Christopher Myers.

The main event will start at 7:00pm, and general admission tickets are $100. The ticket price includes access to chefs tasting stations and complimentary signature cocktails, beer from Peak Organic Brewery, as well as wine and bubbles from sponsor M.S. Walker. The Tailgate Party will also feature a silent auction with exclusive food and New England experiences, plus a photo booth stocked with everyone's favorite football memorabilia. 

Complimentary valet parking will be available. 


The fair market value of goods and services provided at the event is $50. The tax deductible portion of a General Admission ticket is $50, for VIP $200.   



When: Nov 9, 2014 6 PM to Nov 9, 2014 10 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 18 )
Tommaso Gambini Band

Guitarist and film scoring major Tommaso Gambini and band perform originals and covers.



When: Nov 4, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19 )
Wellesley Watches Election Night Results

In an election-year tradition, the Wellesley community gather in the PNE Atrium to watch returns from the 2014 elections. Please join us for food and fun! Co-sponsored by the CPLA and the PNE Faculty Director.

When: Nov 4, 2014 7 PM in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19 )
Working in the U.S. #2 Internships & UROPS

Can F-1 international students work or do internships in the US? What is CPT and OPT? Are you curious about employment opportunities after graduation? Get answers to these questions and more at Slater International Center's Working in the U.S. Info Session! In addition to an overview of work authorization, this session will focus on internships & UROP opportunities.



When: Nov 4, 2014 4 PM in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16 )
Great Presenters - George Gantz

“THE HUMAN RACE – AND THE TECHNOLOGY RACE”

Has technology advanced beyond our ability to control it? Some believe this is a good thing and will lead to a marvelous “Singularity,” a point where self-replicating machinery will largely replace human labor, freeing humans to pursue whatever they want. Others are less sanguine about the impacts of technology, warning that the earth and the human race itself may be headed for disaster. Gantz will lead a discussion on these profound questions, starting with our own experiences with digital technologies and recent research on the human-digital interface.

George Gantz is a retired business executive with a life-long passion for mathematics, science, philosophy and theology. He now directs the ISAS Forum on Integrating Science and Spirituality and blogs on related topics at swedenborgcenterconcord.org.


Location: Raytheon Room



When: Nov 4, 2014 7 PM to Nov 4, 2014 9 PMin Wayland, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19 )
People of the Book Discussion Group

All are welcome to participate in this scholar-led discussion group.

Jim Wald, Associate Professor of History at Hampshire College, will lead a discussion of Suddenly, Love by Aharon Appelfeld.

Find the book in the C/W Mars catalog here.

For more information, visit the group's website.

Free & open to the public.
Location: AMHERST ROOM



When: Nov 20, 2014 7 PM to Nov 20, 2014 8 PMin Amherst, Massachusetts (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19 )
DJing at a Glance
The History of Beatmatching with Mmmmaven's General Motor (Gareth Middlebrook)

Open to: the general public

Sponsor(s): MIT Libraries

For more information, contact:
Munstedt, Peter
617-253-5636
pmunsted@mit.edu

This event is categorized as: music

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When: Nov 4, 2014 11 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 11 )
Property Refinancing and Rehabilitation 1


When: Nov 4, 2014 7 PM in Longmeadow, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19 )
Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit
"Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit is a conference which as its name suggests is a very interesting and a very innovative concept of a conference that is being organized to promote discussions on the topic of digital healthcare. The conference is the first of its kind of meet and hence will be attracting a large multitude if participants from all over the world who will all be sharing their views and opinions on the topic.
The Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit will highlight how healthcare IT is having an impact on the ambulatory, diagnostic, pharmacy and in patient settings and a big change is looming in the future of the healthcare industry."

Book a stall at 10times.com!

When: Nov 4, 2014 12 AM to Nov 4, 2014 12 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00 )
Maggie Scott's Vocal Jazz Series

Jazz vocalists studying with Voice Professor Maggie Scott perform standards accompanied by a jazz trio. Singers will be performing songs from the Great American Songbook as well as Latin composers.



When: Nov 4, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19 )
The Road Ahead: Forum of Future Cities
Self-driving vehicles. Drivers on demand. Data-driven infrastructure. Vehicles that respond to passengers and to the environment. A sea change is happening in transportation, and mobility of the (near) future will be radically different than today - greener, more comfortable and more efficient. Innovations are rolling out of laboratories, businesses and city halls on four, two, (or zero) wheels at an accelerating pace, exploring the future of urban mobility.

The spotlight is focused on transportation technology and design - the machines that move people - yet there are a host of unanswered questions as transitions are made. This year, California began issuing drivers licenses to self-driving cars, but insurance companies still can't find who is at fault when something goes wrong. Cities are debating whether ride sharing systems should be banned from their streets, while taxi companies organize strikes around the world to protest citizen-driver services like Lyft and Uber. Policy and innovation must go hand in hand for innovations to take hold.

The Road Ahead is not just about emerging technologies - it will be a forum on all dimensions of future urban mobility, bringing leading theorists, dreamers, and practitioners into conversation and debate.

Web site: http://senseable.mit.edu/roadahead



When: Nov 20, 2014 5 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17 )
ASPE Boston #25 November Membership Meeting- Heat Recovery Methods for Energy Savings

Please join us as DAC Sales(HVAC equipment representatives: http://www.dac-hvac.com/ ) presents different methods of heat recovery including the glycol heat recovery (Konvekta) System.As ASHRAE and other guidelines become more stringent and we move toward netzero buildings, it's a must for estimators to be familiar with technologies resulting from the changes and the science behind them. Additionally, DAC will discuss air handling units and their construction. 


Dinner and parking are included in the ticket. 

 

The Annual ASPE/NAWIC Holiday gathering is scheduled for the second week of January.Details coming!


Annual Golf Outing is slated for Monday June 8,2015. Save the date!

 





When: Nov 12, 2014 6 PM to Nov 12, 2014 9 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts (Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18 )
Master Series Lecture: Norman Rockwell with Deborah Solomon
A part of the Fall Master Series of lectures about key works on loan or from the Worcester Art Museum collection, join us for this discussion of the work of Norman Rockwell. This talk, centered on two works by Rockwell ("Lunch Break with a Knight" and The Wonders of Radio), will be led by noteworthy Rockwell biographer Deborah Solomon. Solomon's book is entitled "American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell." Music, cash bar, and cheese and crackers. Free with Museum admission.

When: Nov 20, 2014 6 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free with Museum admission. (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18 )
for Braintree staff

Lecture for Town of Braintree's Public Nurses, run by the nurse at Public Health Dept.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Nov 20, 2014 2 PM to Nov 20, 2014 4 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14 )

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