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All Ages

Celtic Celebration at Old Sturbridge Village - Sturbridge, MA

Mar 14, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015 Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road Sturbridge, MA
The daytime Celtic Celebration will feature Irish music, food, step dancing, and stories. Irish musicians will explain the difference between jigs and reels and tell of the Irish experience through song. At 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, come enjoy at a Full Gael Celtic Concert. Concert tickets are $12 per person and are not included with daytime admission. Free admission for children under age 17 on weekends through March 30 when accompanied by one adult paying full-priced admission.
Time: 9:30 am.-4 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $24; seniors, 55 and older, $22
Telephone: 800-733-1830

Arts & Crafts Shows

CraftBoston Spring 2015 - Boston, MA

Mar 20, 2015 - Mar 22, 2015 539 Tremont Street Boston, MA
CraftBoston Spring is a selective display of 90 artists presented at The Cyclorama at The Boston Center for the Arts. Small in size, CraftBoston Spring ensures craft of the highest caliber. Spend the day looking at and learning about contemporary craft, meet the artists, and take home something fabulous.
Time: Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $15; seniors, $13; students, $12; children, free
Telephone: 617-266-1810

Children & Families

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration at the Springfield Museums - Springfield, MA

Mar 7, 2015 - Mar 7, 2015 Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street Springfield, MA
Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss) was born in Springfield on March 2, 1904, and the Museums pay tribute to his legacy each year with a day full of family activities, performances, a cake contest, and an appearance by the Cat in the Hat himself. Events include Animals Around the World with the Creature Teachers, Ed Popielarczyk’s Comedy Magic Show, the Dr. Seuss Cake Contest, and more. Email: mlonghi@springfieldmuseums.org
Time: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $18; seniors and college students, $12; children 3-17, $9.50
Telephone: 413-263-6800

Spring Sing: A Family Celebration of the Vernal Equinox - Watertown, MA

Mar 21, 2015 - Mar 21, 2015 Grace Vision Church (formerly St. John's), 80 Mount Auburn Street Watertown, MA
Come take part in this joyful family event of communal singing, refreshments and entertainment. Hear the new vocal trio Tributary and sing along with the Revels Alumni Youth Chorus. Applaud at the first appearance of the Farmers Market Mummers. Seating is general admission.
Time: Doors open at 2:30 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $20; children age 11 and younger, $5

Salamander Celebration - Framingham, MA

Mar 22, 2015 - Mar 22, 2015 New England Wild Flower Society, Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road Framingham, MA
Join New England Wild Flower Society'scelebration of this shy and beautiful woodland salamander and learn about the several special kinds of salamander that live at Garden in the Woods—and perhaps in your own backyard. You will walk to a vernal pool to look for salamanders and their eggs, then make a salamander craft and an origami jumping frog to take home. For children with adult companions. Pre-registration and payment is required for each adult and child.
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Admission: $14

Comedy

3rd Annual Cabin Fever Comedy Night for Troops - Natick, MA

Mar 20, 2015 - Mar 20, 2015 95 Speen Street Natick, MA
A night of comedy with comedian Billy Winn and others to benefit local injured military, disabled Veterans and their families. Cash bar available.
Time: 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Admission: $25
Telephone: 508-244-9950

Laugh Riot Productions presents Jim Lauletta, Karen Fitzgerald and Mike Whitman - Newburyport, MA

Mar 27, 2015 - Mar 27, 2015 Firehouse Center for the Arts, Market Square Newburyport, MA
Jim Lauletta is one of Boston’s top comedians and Lauletta’s television credits include numerous Comedy Central appearances. Karen Fitzgerald is a national comedy act who has performed at some of the nation’s top clubs as well as being heard on Sirius XM Radio. Mike Whitman performs at colleges and top venues around the nation and is a regular at Comedy Connection, Nicks, Giggles, and Kowloon.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $20
Telephone: 978-462-7336

Gardens

Boston Flower Show 2015 - Boston, MA

Mar 11, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015 Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd. Boston, MA
The garden and horticulture displays at this vast show feature dozens of examples of plants, methods and materials to increase the beauty, the bountiful harvest and the ecological friendliness of our gardens. Enjoy displays, lectures and demonstrations, children’s activities, floral workshops and live music
Time: Wednesday & Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $20; seniors over age 64, $17; children age 6-17, $10

Historic

Boston Massacre Reenactment and Commemoration - Boston, MA

Mar 7, 2015 - Mar 7, 2015 Old State House, 206 Washington Street Boston, MA
The Old State House will be abuzz with activity commemorating and reenacting the Boston Massacre on its 245th anniversary. During the day, visit the Old State House for family programming that explores the Massacre and its aftermath. As night falls, witness the famous event reenacted where it happened in 1770. The reenactment begins at 7 p.m., but come early and meet patriots, loyalists, and moderates who will tell stories of that shocking night.  
Time: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Admission: Museum admission is adults, $10 and children, free. Reenactment is free
Telephone: 617-720-1713

Maple

Maple Days at Old Sturbridge Village - Sturbridge, MA

Mar 1, 2015 - Mar 23, 2015 Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road Sturbridge, MA
During Maple Days you can see maple sugaring as it was done in early 19th-century rural New England. See the entire sugar-making process and learn how maple sugaring has changed over the years. See demonstrations from traditional Native American methods to tubing used in modern times. Costumed historians will also cook period foods at the Freeman Farm. Free admission for children under age 17 on weekends through March 30 when accompanied by one adult paying full-priced admission. Dates: March 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23.
Time: 9:30 am.-4 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $24; seniors, 55 and older, $22
Telephone: 800-733-1830

Maple Sugaring and Pancake Breakfast - Seekonk, MA

Mar 14, 2015 - Mar 14, 2015 Caratunk Wildlife Refuge, 301 Brown Avenue Seekonk, MA
Audubon hosts a sweet morning of maple sugaring. Step back in time at Audubon’s Caratunk Wildlife Refuge and learn about how maple sugaring started with Native Americans and how how to make the sweet syrup in your own backyard. Participants can sample pancakes, muffins and doughnuts - all with fresh maple syrup -- in the big white barn.. Tours head out every 15 minutes starting at 9 a.m. Please register in advance through the Audubon website. This is a popular program and space is limited. Breakfast seating starts every fifteen minutes.
Time: 9 a.m.-noon
Admission: Adults, $18; children, $9
Telephone: 401-949-5454

Museums

Art in Bloom - Boston MA, MA

Apr 25, 2015 - Apr 27, 2015 Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue Boston MA, MA
Garden clubs and designers create floral arrangements inspired by the Museum of Fine Arts’s works of art. The event includes displays, tours of the galleries, continuous demonstrations of flower arranging, and outdoor walking tours of neighboring buildings and gardens. No reservations are required to see the floral arrangements and participate in Art in Bloom programs.
Time: 10 am–4:45 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $25; seniors over age 64 and students over age 18, , $23; youth age 7 to 17, $10
Telephone: 617-267-9300

Music

Higher Praise Gospel Choir of Boston - Wellfleet, MA

Feb 28, 2015 - Mar 28, 2015 Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main Street Wellfleet, MA
The “Higher Praise” gospel choir is a combination of singers from Boston and other surrounding areas in Massachusetts. They have toured nationwide, performing in New York City, Washington DC, Tampa Bay and Detroit. Its music is a combination of traditional and contemporary gospel music. In 2005 they recorded a live CD in Boston entitled “We come to Praise him”.
Time: 3 p.m.
Admission: $18-$28
Telephone: 508-349-1800

Justin Townes Earle in Concert - Rockport, MA

Mar 6, 2015 - Mar 6, 2015 Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street Rockport, MA
In the past five years, Justin Townes Earle has emerged as a genre-busting acclaimed singer-songwriter, infusing country, blues, folk and indie rock into his vintage Americana sound. As the son of beloved country folk rabble-rouser Steve Earle, Justin Earle had large musical shoes to fill. With five records and a growing legion of fans, it’s safe to say he’s done that.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $28-$46
Telephone: 978-546-7391

Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike Street - North Andover, MA

Mar 6, 2015 - Mar 6, 2015 Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike Street North Andover, MA
One of the original Irish Tenors, Ronan Tynan, performs Irish favorites, classical arias and popular hits.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Telephone: 978-837-5355

Billy Childs Quartet - Rockport, MA

Mar 7, 2015 - Mar 7, 2015 Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street Rockport, MA
A tremendous jazz pianist with a seemingly boundless curiosity and adventurous spirit, Billy Childs plays and composes in a unique style that borrows heavily from the classical world, but still manages to be wholly his own. He has released ten studio records, the most recent being a Laura Nyro tribute called Map to the Treasure, which featured guest appearances from Renee Fleming, Dianne Reeves and Alison Krauss.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $58, $48, $39
Telephone: 978-546-7391

Paul Speidel Band -- 20th Anniversary Blues & Jazz Celebration - Somerville, MA

Mar 7, 2015 - Mar 7, 2015 17 Holland Street Somerville, MA
"Paul Speidel's guitar playing is impressive. He manages to mix blues and jazz and funk naturally and effortlessly. The band is tight and the songs are strong. If you haven't seen Paul, you're missing out on something special right here in Boston!" -­‐Dana Marshall, WXRV 92.5 FM, The River
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Admission: $15
Telephone: 617-776-2004

Hot Club of Cowtown - Rockport, MA

Mar 8, 2015 - Mar 8, 2015 Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street Rockport, MA
Expertly combining the dusty stomp of Western swing with hot gypsy jazz, this Texan trio has crafted a unique hybrid that blurs musical boundaries, eliciting the sounds of Bob Wills and jazz legend Django Reinhardt.
Time: 5 p.m.
Admission: $46, $38, $28
Telephone: 978-546-7391

Danu 20th Anniversary Tour - Worcester, MA

Mar 8, 2015 - Mar 8, 2015 Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street Worcester, MA
Hailing from historic County Waterford, Danú is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today. Recognized the world over for its standing-room-only appearances, its concerts are a glorious mix of ancient Irish music and new repertoire.
Time: 4 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $42; students, $15; youth below age 18, $5
Telephone: 508-754-3231

Paddy Moloney and the Chieftains - Amherst, MA

Mar 8, 2015 - Mar 8, 2015 Fine Arts Center Concert Hall at University of Massachusetts, 151 Presidents Drive Amherst, MA
The Chieftains present beautiful Irish melodies under the leadership of piper Paddy Moloney and flutist Matt Molloy.
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $60, $55, $20, $15, $10
Telephone: 413-545-2511

Guitarist Jesse Cook in Concert - Boston, MA

Mar 11, 2015 - Mar 12, 2015 Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont Street Boston, MA MA
Jesse Cook is a Canadian guitarist, composer, and producer. Widely considered one of the most influential figures in "nuevo flamenco" music, he incorporates elements of flamenco rumba, jazz, and many forms of world music into his work.
Time: 7:30 p.m. both nights
Admission: $37-$45
Telephone: 617-248-9700

The Bach St. John Passion: Worcester Chorus - Worcester, MA

Mar 13, 2015 - Mar 13, 2015 Mechanics Hall321 Main Street, Worcester, MA
The St. John Passion is a dramatic representation of the Passion as told in the Gospel of John, constructed of recitatives and choruses, with commentary in reflective chorales, ariosos, and arias all leading to a magnificent final chorale.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: Adults $42, Students $15, Youth $5. Discounts available.
Telephone: 508-754-3231

A St. Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn with Brian O'Donovan - New Bedford, MA

Mar 13, 2015 - Mar 13, 2015 Zeiterion Theatre, 684 Purchase Street New Bedford, MA
This concert follows the format established for the “Christmas Celtic Sojourn” series of concerts and will feature traditional instrumentalists, dancers, singers and more than a few surprises. Irish or not, the infectious sounds and colorful history of Ireland quicken the heart and imagination of all audience members, reaffirming that old adage…everyone is Irish on Saint Patrick’s Day!
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $25, $32, $38, $45

A St. Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn with Brian O'Donovan - Cambridge, MA

Mar 14, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015 Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Brian O'Donovan's 10th annual celebration of the roots and branches of Irish music, song and dance. Performers include the Henry Girls, Mick McCauley and Coig, an ensemble from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
Time: Saturday t 8 p.m.; sunday at 3 p.m.
Admission: $45, $35, $25

Reagle Presents A Little Bit of Ireland - Waltham, MA

Mar 14, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015 617 Lexington Street Waltham, MA
A Little Bit of Ireland is one of the largest Irish shows in New England featuring a pinch of Irish tenors, a touch of Riverdance and a rousing visit to an Irish pub. 
Time: Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m.; Sunday 7 p.m.
Admission: $35 to $63, discounts for seniors and students
Telephone: 781-891-5600

Maceo Parker - Rockport, MA

Mar 15, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015 Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street Rockport, MA
Maceo Parker stands among the legends of funk, forging the first half of his stellar career as a sideman for the genre’s forefathers James Brown and George Clinton. From an essential voice in Brown’s horn section to helping steer George Clinton and Parliament’s Mothership Connection to platinum status, his soulful saxophone playing and vocals are firmly rooted in funk music history.
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Admission: $50 $70 $80
Telephone: 978-546-7391

Close Encounters With Music Serge Rachmaninoff and Russian Orientalia - Great Barrington, MA

Mar 21, 2015 - Mar 21, 2015 Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street Great Barrington, MA
The sumptuousness and ecstatic expressivity of the Sonata for Piano and Cello and the early Prelude and Orientale organically entwine Orientalism around Serge Rachmaninoff’s thoroughly European palette. His Variations on a Theme of Corelli is a tour de force for the piano.
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: $25-$45
Telephone: 413-528-0100

American Brass Quintet - Rockport, MA

Mar 22, 2015 - Mar 22, 2015 Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street Rockport, MA
A groundbreaking ensemble that has been at the vanguard of brass chamber music since its founding in 1960, the American Brass Quintet has forged a powerful legacy that cannot be overstated. Since its beginnings, the American Brass Quintet has dedicated itself to only performing works originally written for brass, a daunting task considering the short list of historical works for brass already in existence.
Time: 3-5 p.m.
Admission: $25-$39
Telephone: 978-546-7391

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Rockport, MA

Mar 26, 2015 - Mar 26, 2015 Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street Rockport, MA
One of the first bands to blend rock and roll with country, the pioneering Nitty Gritty Dirt Band have crafted a musical legacy that has spawned an entire genre of music, influencing a generation of country-rock bands in its over 45 year history.
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $55-$85
Telephone: 978-546-7391

Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Worcester, MA

Mar 29, 2015 - Mar 29, 2015 Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street Worcester, MA
One of classical ballet seminal works coupled with the return of the popular Russian National Ballet Theatre – Giselle will bring striking sets and costumes back to Hanover Theatre for this annual April tradition of Music Worcester.
Time: 3 p.m.
Admission: $49 for Adults, $49; students, $15; youth below age 18, $5
Telephone: 508-754-3231

Biscuits & Blues with Carolyn Wonderland - North Eastham, MA

Apr 4, 2015 - Apr 4, 2015 Orleans/Eastham Order of Elks, 10 McKoy Road North Eastham, MA
Texas’s Carolyn Wonderland is a bit of a renegade. She likes to incorporate elements of blues, country, swing, Zydeco, surf, gospel, soul, and some nights, maybe even a cumbia into the musical mix. Recent years have seen her stretching out musically working some expert whistling and scat singing into her shows. Steve Morgan & the Kingfish, the opening act, is a popular Cape Cod band playing modern blues and R&B with unconventional and intriguing chord and harmonic choices.
Time: 7:30 p.m.

An Evening with George Winston - Newburyport, MA

Apr 10, 2015 - Apr 11, 2015 Firehouse Center for the Arts, Market Square Newburyport, MA
Pianist extraordinaire George Winston returns to the Firehouse! This solo piano concert will feature George’s Summer Show, which will include melodic spring and summer songs, some of Vince Guaraldi’s Peanuts pieces, pieces inspired by the New Orleans stride piano traditions, and songs from his upcoming album, Spring Carousel.
Time: 8 p.m. both nights
Admission: Adults, $34; seniors and students, $31
Telephone: 978-462-7336

Martha Reeves & the Vandellas - North Truro, MA

Apr 18, 2015 - Apr 19, 2015 Payomet Performing Arts Center, 29 Old Dewline Road North Truro, MA
It was 1962 when Martha Reeves, singing under the pseudonym “Martha LaVaille,” brought audiences to their feet at Detroit’s famed 20 Grand Nightclub. Reeves has sung rock, jazz, country, gospel, blues and classical, and now she’s back on the road, celebrating the gifts of the Motor City! Email: info@payomet.org
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Telephone: 508-487-5400

The Wailin' Jennys with the Stray Birds - Boston, MA

May 3, 2015 - May 3, 2015 Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA
The Wailin' Jennys have grown over the years into one of today’s most beloved international folk acts.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $75

Outdoor Activities

WinterFest Weekends at Fruitlands - Harvard, MA

Jan 3, 2015 - Mar 28, 2015 Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Road Harvard, MA
Bring your sleds, snowshoes, and cross country skis to explore Fruitlands’s snow-covered hills and woodland trails. If you prefer a little quiet contemplation and reflection, make a visit to the Art Gallery to view the centennial exhibition “100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum.” Hot chocolate and a toasty fire also are waiting. Saturdays and Sundays only through March 28.
Time: Noon-5 p.m.
Admission: $5 per person; children under 5 years old admitted free
Telephone: 978-456-3924

Parades & Fireworks

Cape Cod St. Patrick’s Parade 2015 - South Yarmouth and West yarmouth, MA

Mar 7, 2015 - Mar 7, 2015 Route 28 South Yarmouth and West yarmouth, MA
The parade starts at Long Pond Drive and Route 28 in South Yarmouth and moves west on Route 28, over the Parker’s River Bridge, ending at Town ‘N Country Motel, 452 Route 28, West Yarmouth. The road is closed off at Route 28 and Higgins Crowell Road/Berry Avenue.
Time: 11 a.m.

Worcester St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2015 - Worcester, MA

Mar 8, 2015 - Mar 8, 2015 Worcester, MA
Parade moves along Park Avenue from Mill Street to Highland Street
Time: noon
Telephone: 508-753-7197

South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2015 - South Boston, MA

Mar 15, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015 South Boston, MA
’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade along with the Listed as the second largest parade in the country, being viewed by nearly 600,000 to one million people every year and it also is seen on live TV. Parade route. http://www.southbostonparade.org/
Time: 1 p.m.

Abington St Patrick’s Day Parade 2015 - Abington Center, MA

Mar 22, 2015 - Mar 22, 2015 Abington Center, MA
Parade begins in Abington Center at the corner of Orange and Washington streets, otherwise known as St. Patrick's Square.
Time: 1 p.m.
Telephone: 781-878-1570

Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade 2015 - Holyoke, MA

Mar 22, 2015 - Mar 22, 2015 Holyoke, MA
The city of 45,000 people has welcomed up to 400,000 people for the spectacular parade that showcases prize winning floats, championship bands from the northeast and notable celebrities each year.
Time: Consult event website

Parties, Dances, Balls

Harpoon St. Patrick's Festival 2015 - Boston, MA

Mar 6, 2015 - Mar 7, 2015 Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave Boston, MA
Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day season by tasting Harpoon beers, along with corned beef & cabbage and other Irish dishes; live music featuring Joshua Tree; dancing under heated tents.
Time: Friday, 5:30-11 p.m.; Saturday, 1-7 p.m.

Performing Arts, Theater, Dance

The Salem Film Fest 2015 - Salem, MA

Mar 5, 2015 - Mar 12, 2015 Various locations; see event website Salem, MA
Like in all previous years, filmmakers are expected to be present for over half of the screenings, providing audiences with a unique opportunity to learn more about the documentary film making process.
Time: Consult event website

A Little Bit of Ireland - Waltham, MA

Mar 14, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015 Reagle Music Theatre, 617 Lexington Street Waltham, MA
A Little Bit of Ireland is one of the largest Irish shows in New England featuring a pinch of Irish tenors, a touch of Riverdance and a rousing visit to an Irish pub. Broadway couple Sarah Pfisterer and Rick will return to perform beloved Irish tunes. Irish step dancing by Harney Academy Dancers will rock the house. Live orchestra rounds out this extraordinary production.
Time: Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $35 to $63; seniors, $32 to $47; youth ages 5 to 18, $25
Telephone: 781-891-5600

The Golden Dragon Acrobats present Cirque Ziva - Great Barrington, MA

Mar 15, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015 The Mahaiwe, 14 Castle Street Great Barrington, MA
Cirque Zíva is the new cirque extravaganza from the renowned touring troupe, the Golden Dragon Acrobats. Get ready for a fast-paced show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty that seamlessly blends award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, gorgeous costumes and ancient and contemporary music.
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: Premium, $47; general, $37; children age 12 and younger, $25
Telephone: 413-528-0100

Shaolin Warriors: Voices Of Masters - Amherst, MA

Mar 26, 2015 - Mar 26, 2015 UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 151 Presidents Drive Amherst, MA
China's Shaolin Warriors, known for their disciplined and deadly martial-arts prowess, showcase their remarkable skills, time-honored rituals and the spectacular imagery of Kung Fu as they perform incredible feats. This is a dazzling theatrical display that is fun for the whole family. Email: emilyeverett@admin.umass.edu
Time: Consult event website
Telephone: 413-545-4482

Theater

Tristan & Yseult - Boston, MA

Mar 5, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015 Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street Boston, MA
Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult elevates this classic love triangle to epic proportions - complete with forbidden desires, broken hearts and tender truths. This innovative tale finds King Mark of Cornwall at war - ruling with his head, not his heart. Using music from Irving Berlin to Bob Marley, Kneehigh's thrill-ride of a production blends comedy, live music and jaw-dropping theatricality for a night of theatre as hilarious as it is moving. Email: tickets@artsemerson.org
Time: Curtain times vary; see event website
Admission: Consult event website
Telephone: 617-824-8400

“The Colored Museum” - Boston, MA

Mar 6, 2015 - Apr 6, 2015 Boston University Theatre, 264 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA
Climb aboard for a madcap and stinging journey through 11 hilarious looks at African-American culture — from the depths of the Celebrity Slaveship to the spinning heights of Harlem. Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe's landmark comedy has electrified, discomforted, and delighted audiences of all colors, skewering stereotypes and redefining what it means to be black in contemporary America.
Time: Curtain times vary; see event website
Admission: Consult event website

"Almost, Maine" - Newburyport, MA

Mar 19, 2015 - Mar 22, 2015 Firehouse Center for the Arts, Market Square Newburyport, MA
One cold, clear Friday night in the middle of winter, while the northern lights hover in the sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in the strangest ways. Knees are bruised; hearts are broken; love is lost, found, and confounded. And life for the people of Almost, Maine, will never be the same.
Time: Thursday-Satureday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m.
Admission: $22 Adults, $20 Members/Seniors/Students
Telephone: 978-462-7336

Visual Arts

Art & Design of the 20th and 21st Centuries Show and Boston Print Fair - Boston, MA

Mar 26, 2015 - Mar 29, 2015 539 Tremont St. Boston, MA
Fifty exhibitors offering modern to contemporary fine art, photography, jewelry, furniture, decorative arts, sculpture, fine prints, drawings, and more. Preview on March 26 from 5:30-8:30, supports Boston Design Week.  Complimentary special programs, re-admission, catalog, and coat check. Café at the show. Valet, and discount parking available. 
Time: Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, 1-8 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: $15, free for guests under age 12
Telephone: 617-363-0405