Current Special Exhibit
"In Her Voice: Jacqueline Kennedy the White House Years" Exhibit
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Columbia Point, Boston
9 am - 5 pm | $12 | $10 for seniors over 62 & students
$9 for children 13-17 | Free for children 12 and under
1 866 JFK-1960 | 617-514-1600 | jfklibrary.org | Exhibit details here
This special 50th anniversary exhibit presents treasures from the ceremonial events building up to the inaugural -- JFK’s farewell to his home state of Massachusetts; his arrival in Washington at an inaugural eve gala -- and from the inaugural ceremony itself.
Through June 22
Huntington Theatre Company Presents:
Rapture, Blister, Burn
Huntington Theatre Company
Calderwood Pavilion, South End
617 266-0800 | huntingtontheatre.org
After grad school, Catherine pursued a career as a rockstar feminist academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband and children. Decades later, each friend covets the other's life. With searing insight and trademark wit, this new comedy takes a deep look at family, career, romance, and decisions that define a life.
Through October 15
Isle Inn Tours -- Chauffeur Drive Ireland - Bed & Breakfast (B&B)
The best of both worlds: enjoy the luxury of a customized group tour and the independence of a self-drive tour, without ever sitting in the driver’s seat. Custom chauffeur tours are surprisingly affordable and simply relaxing. Experience the life of the Irish with a B&B chauffeur tour, our most budget friendly chauffeur vacation. The base chauffeur drive tour includes: six nights of pre-booked B&B's with private driver for your customized itinerary. With over 1,500 B&B to choose from, the possibilities are virtually endless! Your personal travel planner will assist you with customizing your itinerary, selecting B&B’s, and picking just the right spot to indulge, should you choose to upgrade to a castle or manor house along the way.
Traditional Singing Workshop: Mai Hernon
Worcester Hibernian Cultural Centre
Lower Level Galway Room, 19 Temple Street, Worcester
1:00 - 4:00 pm | $60 | Free Parking | Directions | Online Brochure
Registration required: Katie O’Neill or 508 344-4932
All singing levels welcome - songs are in English. The 3-hour workshop includes individual feedback & coaching session, lyric sheets, and refreshments. Singers will learn the proper air, words and phrasing, as well as tips on achieving a “traditional” sound. Participants are invited to bring a song they are working on, and will learn several during the class. They are also invited to attend Mai’s evening concert (7 pm), also at the Hibernian Cultural Centre, at no charge.
ICCNE Presents: The Boston Irish Festival
Mark your calendar for three days and three stages of non-stop Celtic music at the largest Irish Festival on the East Coast. Submission forms at bostonirishfestival.info
Visit the ICC on Friday, April 12 at 7:30pm for the launch party- - free evemt!
Isle Inn Tours -- Seamus Kennedy’s Celtic Cultural Excursion
This exception tours includes a visit to the following: the Medieval City of Kilkenny, the Rock of Cashel, New Ross to visit the Dunbrody Emigrant Ship, Kilkenny Castle, Midleton Distillery, Kinsale, considered the “Gourmet Capital of Ireland”, Blarney Castle - home of the legendary Blarney Stone, Blarney Woolen Mills, Kissane Sheep Farm with sheep dog demonstrations, the colorful town of Sneem, Muckross House and Gardens, the Dingle Peninsula with views of the Slieve Mish Mountains, the shoreline of Dingle Bay, Louis Mulcahey Pottery Center demonstrations, Adare - known for its thatched roof cottages. Limerick - with a tour of King James Castle, Spanish Point, Cliffs of Moher, the Burren and Burren Centre. Seamus will perform with many of his musical friends in the pubs around Ireland. Enjoy sessions and singalongs with accordionists, banjoists, bodhránists, penny-whistleists and fiddleists. As a nightcap, Seamus will conduct a little musical soirée in the residents’ lounge of the hotel before retiring each evening. Book by March 1.
Inroads Ireland's GO SOUTH Tour
For an authentic Irish experience, travel with Inroads Ireland’s tours off the beaten track in small groups (max of 14 people) on Ireland’s back roads. The one week mini-coach tour takes you to the very best of southern Ireland where you’ll discover ancient monastic settlements with intricately carved Celtic crosses, round towers, and the Cliffs of Moher. Explore centuries old castles & experience a mystifying solar alignment within a tranquil stone circle. Enjoy a traditional Irish music session while relaxing in a cozy pub. Stay in small towns like Baltimore, Kenmare, and Dingle in locally owned guesthouses and help support local economies. You’ll walk the land, capture the spirit, and have Ireland forever in your heart. This is Ireland done right!
Tanglewood: Melissa Etheridge with Special Guest Eric Hutchinson
Koussevitzky Music Shed
7:00 pm | $23.50 - $69 | bso.org
Grammy- and Oscar-winning American rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge has been added to the Tanglewood 2013 line-up. Melissa Etheridge brings a mixture of personal lyrics, pop-based folk-rock, and smoky vocals to the Shed on Friday, June 21, 2013, at 7 p.m.
Tanglewood: Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration
Koussevitzky Music Shed
8:30 pm | $23.50 - $79 | bso.org
A new symphonic project celebrating American musical icon Jerry Garcia. This ground-breaking orchestral adventure features Garcia's original compositions as well as classic interpretations of timeless standards that were hallmarks of Garcia's shows. Renowned vocalist/guitarist Warren Haynes collaborates with the symphony, lending his soul-soaked, introspective blend of rock, blues, R&B & jazz to Garcia's masterworks.
June 29-July 7
Isle Inn Tours -- Highlights of Ireland Tour
Ireland truly is a magical country. Prepare to be amazed by her breathtaking scenery and the many interesting attractions you will encounter, including Trinity College, Muckross House, Rock of Cashel, Ireland’s only fjord, and the Guinness Storehouse. This is our most requested escorted tour for over 10 years. Includes: 7 nights first class hotels, Full Irish breakfast daily, 5 table d’hote dinners, Special dinner with entertainment in Dublin at The Brazen Head, Services of an experienced Irish driver/guide, Admissions as highlighted on the itinerary, Porterage of one suitcase, All service charges & local government taxes, Isle Inn Tours tote bag & luggage tag, Deluxe document holder with informational booklet.