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Chameleon Up Close Works for Piano 4-Hands

As part of its new recital series “Chameleon Up Close”, the Chameleon Arts Ensemble will present works for piano 4-hands on April 19, 2015 at 4 PM at the Goethe-Institut on Beacon Street in Boston. The program features pianists Gloria Chien and Elizabeth Schumann who will perform:

  • Claude Debussy, Six épigraphes antiques, L. 131
  • Steven Stucky, Allegretto quasi Andantino (Schubert Dream)
  • Franz Schubert, Grand Rondo in A Major, Op. 107, D. 951
  • Igor Stravinsky, Le sacre du printemps for piano four-hands

“Chameleon Up Close” gives audiences the opportunity to experience Chameleon artists in a more intimate and informal setting.

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Still Time to See A Christmas Celtic Sojourn

You have not waited too long (yet…). There are still six more performances of WGBH’s A Christmas Celtic Sojourn. Upcoming performances include:

  • December 17, 2014 at the Hanover Theatre in Worcester
  • December 19, 20 (2 performances), 21 (2 performances), 2014 at the Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College in Boston

This is the 12th season of A Christmas Celtic Sojourn which features music, song and dance from Ireland. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition.

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Winds of Music Passing On by the Chameleon Arts Ensemble

The Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston will continue its 2014/2015 season with their presentation of Winds of Music Passing On. The concert will feature:

  • Robert Schumann’s Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 47
  • Clara Schumann’s Drei Romanzen, Op. 22
  • Franz Schubert’s String Trio in B-flat Major, D. 951
  • Dan Welcher’s Florestan’s Falcon for flute and piano;
  • John Woolrich’s A Cabinet of Curiosities for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, and piano

The concerts will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8 PM at First Church in Boston, and Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 4 PM at the Goethe-Institut in Boston.

Tickets for this program exploring Robert Schumann’s influences and his influence on later generations can be ordered online at the Chameleon Arts Ensemble web site.

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Boston StrEATS Motors its Way to Franklin Square in Boston

Last night kicked off Boston StrEATS, a nighttime food truck festival in Franklin Square, a beautiful park on Washington Street in Boston’s South End. The festival will be a regular Thursday night occurrence from 5 PM to 9 PM featuring some of Boston’s best food trucks and live music. Time to put a recurring event into your calendar for Thursday nights!

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Boston Seafood Festival This Weekend at the Boston Fish Pier

Quick, list ten iconic things about Boston. I’ll bet great seafood was one of them…

Well if you are in the Boston area and love seafood this is the weekend for you. Sunday marks the third annual Boston Seafood Festival on the Boston Fish Pier (the oldest working fish pier in the U.S. – celebrating its 100th anniversary this year).

This year’s Seafood Festival will feature:

  • The battle of the shuckers
  • Blessing of the fleet
  • Chef demos
  • Craft vendors
  • Educational events
  • A Fish cutting contest
  • Food vendors
  • A lobster bake tent
  • Seafood tastings

The Boston Seafood Festival will run Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 11 AM to 6 PM on the Boston Fish Pier at Northern Avenue.

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Fork in the Road Food Truck Festival – Boston, MA

Live Nation Entertainment, Food Truck Festivals of New England, and Harpoon Brewery are teaming up to bring the Fork in the Road Food Truck Festival to the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion on Saturday, June 14, 2014. This day-long event (noon to 10 PM) will feature live music, great food, and great beer.

Participating food trucks will include Bon Me, The Bacon Truck, Captain Marden’s Cod Squad, the Dining Car, The Taco Truck, Fugu, Stoked, and more. Harpoon Brewer will be serving up Harpoon IPA, Harpoon Summer, UFO White, and UFO Big Squeeze Shandy.

Admission to the event is $15 for adults. Children 12 and under are free.

Late spring in Boston’s Seaport District, great music, great food, and great beer – does it really get any better than that?

Picture of the Food Truck Captain Marden's Cod Squad

Captain Marden’s Cod Squad

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To Help Get You in the Mood for Spring

Yes, spring. . . It will be here later this week – officially Thursday, March 20, 2014. Even as winter seems to be trying to hang on forever, we thought we would share some pictures from last weekend’s Boston Flower and Garden Show to help set the mood for spring’s arrival. . .

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Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show Returns to Boston

The Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show will be docking in the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center February 22, 2014 through March 2, 2014. What a great way to start thinking about spring and summer!

New England Boat ShowNew England’s premier boating event, the show has over 300,000 square feet of boats and nautical equipment. Featured at the show will be:

  • 800 boats
  • Dozens of informational clinics
  • Appearances by Captain Dave Carraro from National Geographic Channel’s Wicked Tuna
  • A boat built by local students

. . . and much more . . .

Go. Dream of that boat you’ve always wanted. Dream of summer. Dream about anything except winter snow…

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The Craft Beer Pavilion at the Boston Globe Travel Show

Picture of a Draft BeerBeer lovers may want to take note of the Northeast Craft Beer Pavilion that will be at the Boston Globe Travel Show this February. The pavilion will showcase the brews of over 25 breweries from around New England and the rest of the United States. Some of the breweries in attendance will include:

The Boston Globe Travel show will run from February 7 through 9, 2014. The Craft Beer Pavilion will be open for three sessions:

  • Session A on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from noon to 2:30 PM
  • Session B (Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 3:30 to 6:00 PM
  • Session C (Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 1:00to 3:30 PM

Tickets are limited so don’t wait.

Picture credits: The picture of the three glass sampler of beer is by Lindsey Gira and is from Flickr. It is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

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The New England International Auto Show is Coming to Boston

Picture of the New England International Auto ShowCar buffs may want to mark their calendars for the New England International Auto Show – New England’s largest auto show. The show drives its way into the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center January 16 through the 20th, 2014. The show will feature:

  • Ride and derive events with Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, GMC, Kia, Scion, and Toyota
  • Many special activities such as the Celtics dancers at the Ford Exhibit
  • Special showcases
  • Contests
  • . . . and, of course, the show floor featuring the latest models, sneak peaks of what is to come, luxury cars, and much more . . .

Show hours are:

  • Thursday, January 16, 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday, January 17, 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday, January 18, 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Sunday, January 19, 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Monday, January 20, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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