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The Holiday Inn Express Hotel on Boston Street is only 5 miles from Logan International Airport and 2 miles from the Haynes Convention Center. Amenities include free breakfast, high-speed Wi-Fi, cable TV and HBO.
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Dorchester Massachusetts is Boston's largest neighborhood and also its oldest, founded just a few months before the City itself.

The Neponset River provided the power for many manufacturing mills located in the lower mills section of Dorchester which is rich in history of the industrial age.

Today Dorchester retains its diversity and with the multi-family homes retains its suburban like feel.

Dorchester is home to the University of Massachusetts and the John F. Kennedy Library located at the tip of Columbia Point and visible from interstate 93.

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IRI Annual Meeting - R&D as MVP
IRI’s 2014 Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, explores ways in which R&D strategy aligns with corporate strategy to bring value to the organization, emphasizing why and how R&D organizations remain relevant to this core mission. With a rapidly evolving business environment, both R&D and the corporation need to be better equipped to adapt to change to ensure long-term success. In addition to case studies, attendees gain perspectives from member organizations via panel sessions, breakouts, and small interactive workshops.

When: May 19, 2014 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Members can use their complimentary registrations or pay $2200-2400 depending on registration date. Non-members pay $2500-2700 depending on registration date. (Mon, 19 May 2014 00 )
Pavel Payano for State Senate

Please join us and help support Pavel Payano's candidacy for State Senate!

Pavel Payano is one of Lawrence’s young, talented, and driven individuals that many residents and activists have been watching for the past several years. He was recently elected for his second term on the Lawrence School Committee. Payano is a dedicated Democratic activist, serving on local and national campaigns and initiatives for Governor Deval Patrick, Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, as well as serving as Co-Director of President Barack Obama’s Nashua office for Latinos in New Hampshire during the 2008 race for the U.S. Presidency and as Outreach Director for the Massachusetts Democratic Party.

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When: May 21, 2014 6 PM to May 21, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Wed, 21 May 2014 18 )
Take Great Photos of your Kids (with any camera)


Have you ever wondered how great photographers get amazing photos of kids time after time?  Is it their multi thousand dollar camera?  Or their art school degree? Or their winning personality?  And more importantly, why don't your photos look like that?

This class is designed to give you tips and tricks to improve the photos you take of your kids with any camera.  You instructor (full time professional portrait photographer Jamison Wexler) will share his decade of experience showing you easy to understand and implement tips and tricks for taking your photos to the next level.  From which camera settings to use for the best results, to how to properly frame the photo for best visual appeal, to where to look for the best lighting that will make your photos shine.

No previous photographic knowledge required, and no fancy camera either (please, no camera phones, though).  Bring what you have.  Looking to purchase a new camera?  I'll have a number of cameras on display for you to handle, from the most basic consumer cameras to the most advanced professional.  I'll cover the pros and cons of each.

Finally, after we are done talking, I'll give you a hands on demonstration with a live child model.

This charter class will take place at my gallery in Framingham, MA, and is limited to 6 people.

 The cost is $45 per person.

When: May 18, 2014 1 PM to May 18, 2014 3 PMin Framingham, Massachusetts (Sun, 18 May 2014 13 )
"Gauntlet" Parkour Workshop Series - #1 Cambridge

This workshop series is designed to help share the ethos and spirit of parkour training as practiced by the original French founders of the discipline.  These individuals have been training for 20+ years and as they reach their early-mid 40’s they are continuing to push their bodies and minds in ways that most people would find impossible.  This has been enabled largely due to the intensive conditioning and technical workouts that they do on a regular basis.  Come join other participants from around the Boston parkour community for a great workout and a unique training opportunity with experienced coaches from around the world.


Worskhop #1 (Cambridge): Riverside Press Park, Cambridge - Saturday May 3rd

Workshop #2 (Boston): Nashua St Park, Boston - Sunday June 8th

Note: While this workshop is open to everyone, participants are forewarned that it will be made up of substantial amounts of physical and mental training and therefore is not for the faint of heart.

Guest Coaches:

Sasa Sevo (Skochy Parkour, Croatia)

Sasa joins us from Zagreb, Croatia, where he co-directs the Parkour Skola and teaches classes and workshops throughout the region. Sasa also helped to create the Skochypstiks brand, which specializes in parkour and movement apparel.  He has trained extensively with Laurent Piemontesi, one of the original Yamakasi, and is known for his unique conditioning exercises.


Evan Beyer (Zero Gravity Parkour, New Mexico)

Evan joins us from Las Cruces, New Mexico where he has been teaching and training for the last few years.  Evan's high technical level is matched by his equally high coaching acumen and he currently teaching in Boston through the "Coaching Exchange Network" established by Parkour Generations Americas.  He has a strong martial arts and tumbling background which he often includes in his workouts.


What to Bring:

- Weather-appropriate clothing (we'll be outside regardless of the weather)

- Lots of water

- Small snacks to help keep energy levels up throughout the day (fruits, nuts, energy bars…)

- A spare shirt (recommended)

- Lots of energy!

Workshop Details:

This workshop will be held outside, regardless of the weather so participants should make sure to dress appropriately for the weather.  

Workshop Schedule:

10:00  - 12:00   Session #1 (Intro, warm-up, mobility, conditioning, 101 challenge, light stretch)

12:00  -  1:00    Break

1:00   -   3:00    Session #2 (Wake-up exercise, technical elements, route work, challenge, stretch/cool-down)



Normal Registration: $40

Early-bird signup: $35 (register by 4/26)

Day-of Registration: $55

 Workshop Series Package: $70 for both 5/3 and 6/8 workshops



Email for more details.

When: May 3, 2014 10 AM to May 3, 2014 3 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Sat, 03 May 2014 10 )
Boyce Avenue
When: Oct 26, 2014 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 26 Oct 2014 18 )
Increasing Premium IOL Conversions

When: Apr 26, 2014 2 PM to Apr 26, 2014 3 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 14 )
Pub Golf Bar Crawl!


May 17, 2014

Your ticket includes: an awesome golf visor (must be one of the first 100 to arrive!), drink specials throughout the crawl, private DJ and complimentary buffet at the final location.

Ticket prices:

Until 4/13: $12 *early bird

4/14 - 4/27: $15

4/27 - 5/16: $20

Door: $20


12:00 - 1:30: Registration - Warehouse

$3 Millerlite/$5 Shots/$10 Chicken & Fries


1:30 - 2:30: Coogans


2:30 - 3:30: Central Wharf Co.

$4 16oz./$5 Shot Special


3:30 - 4:30: Sissy K's


4:30 - Forever: The Wild Rover

Private Room and DJ/Complementary Buffet



Questions? Email

When: May 17, 2014 12 PM to May 17, 2014 7 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 12.00 false Early Bird Crawl Pass 13.29

15.00 false Discounted Crawl Pass 16.37

20.00 false Last Minute Crawl Pass 21.49

(Sat, 17 May 2014 12 )
Art on the Marquee Opening Reception - Featuring Student Artists


Boston Cyberarts and the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority Present

ART ON THE MARQUEE - Student Artists

at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

415 Summer Street, Boston


Thursday, May 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m.


Featuring seven new digital works of art from students artists attending the following

Massachusetts colleges and universities:


Fitchburg State University:

John Lafirira


Massachusetts College of Art and Design:

Vivian Lee

Youjin Moon


New England Institute of Art:

Elizabeth Shananhan


University of Massachusetts Lowell:

Joseph Amico

Jiaya Lin

Hannah McGrath


Please visit to find out more information about future calls for art and to learn more about all of the digital artworks and artists featured on the Marquee. 


When: May 1, 2014 6 PM to May 1, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 01 May 2014 18 )
Successfully Introducing Refractive Cataract Surgery

When: Apr 27, 2014 9 AM to Apr 27, 2014 10 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 27 Apr 2014 09 )
Grand Opening of Fashion Bee Hair Store


Come join us as we open a New Virgin Hair Store at

100A Warren Street, Boston MA 02119.

Our Virgin hair starts at $65 per bundle We are offering $15.00 off discount per purchase of two bundles and $30.00 off discount to the purchase of 3 bundles of hair or more. Plus free one bundle virgin hair giveaway to the first 5 people (OFFERS CAN'T BE COMBINED)

Invite your friends and family to our new Virgin Hair Store Opening and receive additional discount.


See you there!

100A Warren Street,
Boston, MA 02119

Grand Opening: May 3rd 2014 12 PM - 4 PM

MON-SAT 10 AM - 7 PM
SUN 12 PM - 4 PM (By Appointment)

Phone: 866-795-4980
Cell: 617-412-5596 (Text)

You can save 20% off online at use coupon code: EASTER20 offer ends tomorrow

When: May 3, 2014 12 PM to May 3, 2014 4 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 03 May 2014 12 )
Mark Morris Dance Group - Acis & Galatea

Celebrity Series of Boston is co-commissioner of this fully-staged production of Mozart’s arrangement of Handel’s opera, Acis & Galatea, by director and choreographer Mark Morris and the Mark Morris Dance Group making its East Coast premiere.

Known as one of the greatest pastoral operas, Acis and Galatea, based on Ovid’s Metamorphoses, was composed by Handel in 1718 and arranged by Mozart in 1788.

Lauded throughout his career for successful collaborations with renowned orchestras and opera singers, Mark Morris has once again assembled a stellar team for his latest project, Acis and Galatea.

Celebrated visual artist and scenic designer Adrianne Lobel, fashion icon and costume designer Isaac Mizrahi and acclaimed lighting designer Michael Chybowski will set the stage for Morris who will direct the Mark Morris Dance Group and four vocal soloists in this epic tale.

When: May 15, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 15 May 2014 19 )
YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES: New England Conservatory Quartet
Join outstanding graduate students from the New England Conservatory for a performance of Czech composer Antonin Dvorak's celebrated Piano Quartet in E flat Major, Op. 87. Mason Yu, violin Dana Kelley, viola Jamie Clark, cello Jonie Huang, piano

When: May 1, 2014 7 PM to May 1, 2014 8 PMin Newton, Massachusetts
Cost: 0 - 0 USD (Thu, 01 May 2014 19 )
Free Improv @ HI-Boston/Stroopwafel Presents: Sophia Finds A Home
Join HI-Boston for an evening of FREE IMPROV with local Boston comedy troupe, Stroopwafel! Prepare your gut for an hour of nonstop laughs, interactive performances, and maybe even a nibble of their namesake dutch dessert! They're here for one night and one night only- it's an event that you won't want to miss! The fun will continue immediately after the show with the Friday night Pub Crawl! See you there!

When: Apr 25, 2014 7 PM to Apr 25, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 25 Apr 2014 19 )
Reactivating Lost Patients

When: Apr 28, 2014 9 AM to Apr 28, 2014 10 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Mon, 28 Apr 2014 09 )
Bowery Boston Presents: Seahaven W/ Adventures, Foxing
When: May 15, 2014 8 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Thu, 15 May 2014 20 )
Bless The Fall

When: Apr 26, 2014 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 26 Apr 2014 18 )
When: May 30, 2014 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 20.00 - 20.00 (Fri, 30 May 2014 20 )
Veruca Salt
When: Jul 26, 2014 8 PM in Allston, Massachusetts
Cost: 22.00 - 22.00 (Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20 )
Mike Birbiglia
When: Jul 19, 2014 8 PM in Hyannis, Massachusetts (Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20 )
When: Jul 17, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19 )
Luscious Jackson
When: Jun 7, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 20.00 - 20.00 (Sat, 07 Jun 2014 19 )
Cage the Elephant and Foals
When: May 4, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 33.50 - 33.50 (Sun, 04 May 2014 19 )
The Afghan Whigs
When: May 16, 2014 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 30.00 - 30.00 (Fri, 16 May 2014 20 )
First Aid Kit
When: Jun 8, 2014 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 08 Jun 2014 18 )
Dave Bromberg Big Band
He’s played with everyone, he’s toured everywhere, he can lead a raucous big band or hold an audience silent with a solo acoustic blues. Bromberg’s sensitive and versatile approach to guitar-playing earned him jobs playing the Village “basket houses” for tips, the occasional paying gig, and lots of employment as a backing musician for Tom Paxton, Jerry Jeff Walker and Rosalie Sorrels, among others. He became a first-call, “hired gun” guitarist for recording sessions, ultimately playing on hundreds of records by artists including Bob Dylan (New Morning, Self Portrait, Dylan), Link Wray, The Eagles, Ringo Starr, Willie Nelson, and Carly Simon. Bromberg’s range of material, based in the folk and blues idioms, continually expanded with each new album to encompass bluegrass, ragtime, country and ethnic music, and his touring band grew apace. By the mid-’70s, the David Bromberg Big Band included horn-players, a violinist, and several multi-instrumentalists, including David himself. Among the best-known Bromberg Band graduates: mandolinist Andy Statman, later a major figure in the Klezmer music movement in America, and fiddler Jay Ungar (who wrote the memorable “Ashokan Farewell” for Ken Burns’ PBS documentary, “The Civil War”). David’s new album is entitled Use Me, which features David collaborating with friends like John Hiatt, Levon Helm, Los Lobos, Tim O’Brien, Vince Gill, Widespread Panic, Dr. John, Keb’ Mo’ and others. Reserve your discounted parking in advance:

When: Apr 24, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $35-$55 (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19 )
UNITE @ Payette
UNITE @ PayetteMay 1, 2014, 6:30-8:30pm

Payette – 290 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02110

Hosted by:

Join Design Museum Boston’s next UNITE event at leading architectural design firm, Payette! We will gather for a panel discussion on collaborative generosity and organizational psychology led by IDEO’s Colin Raney. Come enjoy light refreshments, Harpoon Beer, non-alcoholic beverages while you question your current work environment. Free for Design Museum Boston members and $10 for non-members. This UNITE is part of ArtWeekBoston!
Participating Panelists:

  • Elizabeth Kankainen, Designer at Payette and advocate for Young Leadership.
  • Rich Benoit, Workplace Consultant at Steelcase

This UNITE will be hosted by Payette, leading architectural firm at their beautiful location in downtown Boston. Payette’s design approach focuses on the inhabitants of buildings, and they strive to create buildings that transcend function to transform places and improve people’s lives.

Supported by:

Each quarter Design Museum Boston organizes a UNITE event, pairing the DMB community with our engaged neighbors, creating an unforgettable fusion of locals and ideas. At this UNITE you’ll get to hear from hard-working individuals with extensive experience in design for small businesses.

When: May 1, 2014 6 PM to May 1, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 01 May 2014 18 )










When: May 2, 2014 10 PM to May 3, 2014 2 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 02 May 2014 22 )
World Peace Meditation Hour

Spend time in service of humanity. Through meditation, spread the energy of peace, love and hope to our world. We have the potential to guide the world towards becoming a more loving and peaceful place. It begins with our way of thinking, as our outer world is a reflection of what lies within our inner world.
World Meditation Hour began in 1978 and invites people from all over the world to collectively meditate for world peace. This practice has become a very popular one and has spread to over 137 countries around the world, attracting over a million people.

When: May 18, 2014 6 PM to May 18, 2014 7 PMin Watertown, Massachusetts (Sun, 18 May 2014 18 )
Boston Bloggers + Intimacy Fitting Fête


Join us on Tuesday, May 13th at 6:30pm for a lovely night at Intimacy in Copley Place. Besides champagne and small bites, we'll learn a bit more about what makes Intimacy infinitely better than your run-of-the-mill lingerie store. Their fit specialists will help all attendees find their correct bra size in the comfort of their own fitting room, of course. You'll leave feeling confident, rejuvenated, and--dare we say--sexy! 

It might be obvious, but just to clarify: this event is only for the ladies.

Intimacy on Twitter + Instagram + Facebook | Boston Bloggers on Twitter + Instagram + Facebook

PLEASE NOTE: The tickets for this event are available on a first come, first serve basis. If you cannot attend, please email so that we can give another blogger the opportunity. We apologize that we cannot accommodate more bloggers for this event, but we promise more events like this in the future! Thank you! If you want to host a similar event with Boston's longest running blogging group, email us at

When: May 13, 2014 6 PM to May 13, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 13 May 2014 18 )
Blogging for Beginners

When: Apr 24, 2014 7 PM to Apr 24, 2014 10 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19 )
John Hiatt

When: Jul 6, 2014 8 PM in Hyannis, Massachusetts (Sun, 06 Jul 2014 20 )
Alpha Anywhere: Advanced Topics
Class Details

This 2-day course is for experienced developers who want to expand their repertoire of Alpha Anywhere skills in order to create the most full-featured and secure business applications possible.Course Objectives

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Program client-side event functions with JavaScript.
  • Program server-side event functions with Xbasic.
  • Integrate a Web-based API. 
  • Debug an Alpha Anywhere application.
  • Implement Alpha Anywhere’s Security Framework.
  • Develop customized user management security Components.
  • Intermediate-level programming experience or experience building full-featured business applications.
  • Basic familiarity with SQL, HTML, JavaScript and CSS.
  • Completion of Alpha Anywhere: Developer’s Course, or comparable experience with all topics covered in that course. This course directly references the topics covered throughout the Alpha Anywhere: Developer’s Course.
  • Bring a laptop to class with:
    • Alpha Anywhere installed and running (i.e. both the Developer Edition and the Application Server running properly).
    • A functioning instance of your preferred SQL back-end software (of those supported by Alpha Anywhere.)
    • Any Twin Peaks Research class files loaded. Files and loading instructions will be sent one week prior to the beginning of class.
"All Inclusive" Pricing Options

Many of our customers asked for it, so we're pleased to announce an "all inclusive" pricing option for our 3-day Alpha Anywhere: Developer's Course as well as both our 2-day Alpha Anywhere: Advanced Topics course and our 2-day Alpha Anywhere:  Mobile Framework course. This option includes transportation from Logan Airport/Boston to the hotel; lodging at the Embassy Suites Hotel/Boston-Waltham; full breakfast and dinner at the hotel during your stay, as well as complimentary Internet access; transportation to/from our training facility each day; and then transportation back to Logan Airport when the course is over. See pricing plans here.

Please contact Colin Gorman by email, or by calling him directly at 1-908-907-1738, if you have questions about these "all inclusive" pricing options or about any of the courses we are currently offering.  Agenda Day 1

Extending Alpha Anywhere with Advanced Event Programming

  • Integrating an outside API (case study: Google Chart).
  • Client-side event programming of JavaScript functions.
  • Server-side event programming of Xbasic functions.
  • Accessing and understanding the “e” object.
Agenda Day 2

The Alpha Anywhere Security Framework

Building a security application

  • Creating a login Component.
  • Creating Users and Groups
  • Publishing security files

Moving security to your SQL database

  • How to do it
  • What to watch out for

Implementing User Management Components

  • Adding a new user.
  • Editing user information.
  • Customizing security using your own user parameter table.

Debugging Application Security

Advanced Alpha Anywhere Components for mobile business applications

  • Comparing use of Lists and Grids
  • Supporting Touch Events
  • Displaying maps, images, and video content
  • Producing reports for mobile devices

Introduction to Cloud-based Application Development and Deployment
An overview of the essential concepts and considerations related to this important computing trend.

When: May 1, 2014 8 AM to May 2, 2014 4 PMin Waltham, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Thu, 01 May 2014 08 )
Kayak Fox Creek
When: Jun 8, 2014 12 AM in Ipswich, Massachusetts
Cost: Members: $30. Nonmembers: $35. (Sun, 08 Jun 2014 00 )
Trivia! (Thirsty Ear Pub)
Wednesday Trivia Night

Team up with your friends against MIT's best and brightest in a challenging round of pub quiz! Pub opens at 7:30, Trivia starts at 9.

21+ w/ govt & MIT photo ID only. Please have ID ready to show at door.

The Thirsty Ear Pub is located in Ashdown House (NW35). Please enter through the building's lobby.

Web site:

When: Apr 8, 2015 7 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19 )
The Jeweled Net: Views of Contemporary Holography
Exhibition - Display of holograms created by artists working in this medium throughout the world. Exhibition created in association with the International Society of Display Holography and the MIT Media Lab.

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When: Apr 12, 2015 10 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 10 )
Ken Norton of Google Ventures speaks to MIT Product Management Club, open to all, RSVP for food
The MIT Product Management Club is pleased to present Ken Norton, Product Partner at Google Ventures! Free pizza will be served if you RSVP:
The talk will be Wednesday, April 23rd in E51-325 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.

About Ken

Ken is a product partner at Google Ventures where he advises startups on product management and also helps organize our workshops. Prior to joining Google Ventures, Ken was a group product manager at Google. In his more than six years as a PM at Google, Ken led product initiatives for Docs, Calendar, Google Mobile Maps, and Google+.

Ken joined Google with the acquisition of JotSpot, where he was vice president of products. Before JotSpot, Ken led product management at Yahoo Search. Back in the day when he was a software engineer, he was one of the first 50 employees of CNET and the founding CTO of Snap (which became NBC Internet).

Ken has written extensively about the craft of product management, is an inventor of more than fifteen patents, and a competitive cyclist. He earned his bachelor???s from Boston University and master???s from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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When: Apr 23, 2014 5 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17 )
SloanCoders - Intro to UX Design Workshop
SloanCoders - Intro to UX Design Workshop, Tuesday April 29th, 6:30-8:30PM in E62-250

*Learn the basics of UX, design principals and methodology, and how to conduct user testing
*Bring your laptops
*Best suited for people with little or no design experience
*Free food

Web site:

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When: Apr 29, 2014 6 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 29 Apr 2014 18 )
Mini Moos
Start the day by helping to let our chickens out to play. Help collect eggs, learn how to milk a cow, and more. This tour of our farmstead, geared toward the toddler crowd, will introduce you to the animals of Appleton Farms and how we raise them. Adult supervision required. This program meets at our Visitor Center. The program lasts approximately 1 hr. Cost: Members: $10 per family Nonmembers: $15 per family. See the website for more information.

When: May 3, 2014 10 AM in Ipswich, Massachusetts
Cost: $15 (Sat, 03 May 2014 10 )
National Trails Day: Ward Reservation
When: Jun 7, 2014 10 AM in Andover, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE. Donations accepted. (Sat, 07 Jun 2014 10 )
Sampling MIT
Unique exhibition of several changing displays connecting visitors with a wide range of current MIT research.

Web site:

When: Apr 12, 2015 10 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 10 )
Graduate Research Symposium in Organic Bioorganic Chemistry
TItles: TBA

Open to: the general public

Sponsor(s): Chemistry Department

For more information, contact:
Chemistry Department

This event is categorized as: lectures/conferences

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When: May 27, 2014 1 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 27 May 2014 13 )
Tech Reunions
Tech Night at Pops, the Tech Day Program, Toast to Tech, and class reunion events are just a few of the exciting events taking place during Tech Reunions 2014, June 5-8! Even if you're not celebrating a reunion year, come back and enjoy general reunion events.

Register by April 25 to save with the early registration fee. The final registration deadline is May 14, and all changes and cancellations must be made by May 16. Register early since some events will sell out!

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When: Jun 7, 2014 8 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 Jun 2014 08 )
Condensed Matter Physics Seminar
Title: Study of Non-Abelian Quasiholes Using Matrix Product

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When: Apr 25, 2014 12 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12 )
Monday Night Football with 10 wings for $2 (Thirsty Ear Pub)
Monday Sports and 20-cent Wings Night

Come watch sports every Monday at the Thirsty Ear with 10 wings for $2! Pub opens at 7:30.

21+ w/ govt & MIT photo ID only. Please have ID ready to show at door.

The Thirsty Ear Pub is located in Ashdown House (NW35). Please enter through the building's lobby.

Open to: MIT-only

This event occurs on Mondays, except September 9, 2013.

Sponsor(s): The Thirsty Ear Pub, Thirsty Ear Executive Committee, GradRat, Graduate Student Life Grants

For more information, contact:
Thirsty Ear Executive Committtee

This event is categorized as: social, athletics

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When: Apr 6, 2015 7 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 19 )
Sampling MIT
Unique exhibition of several changing displays connecting visitors with a wide range of current MIT research.

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When: Apr 9, 2015 10 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Apr 2015 10 )
Radcliffe Day Annual Lunch
Radcliffe Yard Tent
Fri., May 30, 2014, 12:30 – 2 p.m.

Alumnae/i, fellows, faculty, students, researchers, University leaders, and friends will gather to celebrate 15 years of the Radcliffe Institute, founded in 1999, and 135 years of Radcliffe, founded as the Harvard Annex in 1879.

We will honor Drew Gilpin Faust with the Radcliffe Medal, which we present annually to an individual who has had a transformative impact on society.

Gazette Classification: Award Ceremonies, Special Events
Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Speaker(s): Drew Gilpin Faust, 2014 Radcliffe Medalist
Cost: $15 (Includes all Radcliffe Day activities)

When: May 30, 2014 12 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Fri, 30 May 2014 00 )
Harvard Film Archive
Fri., May 23, 2014, 9:30 – 10:45 p.m.

Mizoguchi’s first foray into sound was a first as well for the Japanese cinema, comparable to The Jazz Singer as a historic and technological milestone while similarly compensating for its part-talkie limitations by offering a series of over-determined song numbers which emerge as the emotional heart of the film. Hometown justified its technological gambit with a melodramatic story of a singer’s Mephistophean pact with fame, tested by the devotion of a loyal woman standing by his side. Casting popular tenor Yoshie Fujiwara in the main role was a costly gamble by Nikkatsu studio which offered clear evidence of Mizoguchi’s privileged stature within the Japanese film industry.

Gazette Classification: Film
Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Film Archive
Directed By: Kenji Mizoguchi
Cost: $9, $7 non-Harvard students, seniors, Harvard faculty and staff. Free for Harvard students.

When: May 23, 2014 12 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Fri, 23 May 2014 00 )
Sansho the Bailiff
Harvard Film Archive
Sun., May 25, 2014, 4 – 6:05 p.m.

Sansho the Bailiff is both one of Mizoguchi’s most accessible works and one of his most sublime, a highpoint among postwar Japan’s jidai-geki films set in the medieval past. The narrative impassively follows two families caught up in sweeping cycles of rise and fall, betrayal and resignation, as Mizoguchi’s tracking shots both entrance with their majesty and shock with surprise. “Perhaps more than anything, this is a film about memory, and a film in which forgetting is the original sin. Working with master cameraman Kazuo Miyagawa (who also shot Rashomon and Floating Weeds), Mizoguchi creates an aestheticized world and a cosmic order which exists beyond the characters (and often in opposition to the suffering they undergo).” — Tom Gunning

Gazette Classification: Film
Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Film Archive
Directed By: Kenji Mizoguchi
Cost: $9, $7 non-Harvard students, seniors, Harvard faculty and staff. Free for Harvard students.

When: May 25, 2014 12 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sun, 25 May 2014 00 )
Robots and Beyond: Exploring Artificial Intelligence at MIT
A multimedia excursion into the history of artificial intelligence at MIT.

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When: Apr 12, 2015 10 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 10 )
Starr Forum- Indian Ocean Rising: What this means for the region and beyond
Speaker: Ranil Wickremesinghe, Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, a Robert E. Wilhelm Fellow at CIS

Moderator: Kenneth Oye, MIT professor in the Department of Political Science and Engineering Systems and director of the MIT Program on Emerging Technologies

Cosponsors: MIT Center for International Studies and MIT-India Program

Open to: the general public

Sponsor(s): Center for International Studies, MIT India Program

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When: May 1, 2014 5 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 01 May 2014 17 )

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