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The Town of Clarksburg Massachusetts was founded in 1798 and is located in Berkshire County. Although founded in 1798 the town was settled 1769 by a number of men and among them was Nicholas Clark for which the town was named after.

Clarksburg contains about 2000 year round residents.

Today the town intends to develop its industrial lands to help relieve the residential tax burden.

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Usher for The Boston Cecilia
Sponsored by: Boston Cecilia
Minimum age: 18
The Boston Cecilia begins its 139th season this fall. The Czech-American Connection performance will begin the season in October. Volunteers will help with concert set-up, hand out programs and show patrons to their seats. Business dress is recommended for this event. T-accessible: Green line: C lin . . .

When: Dec 5, 2014 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 18 )
Downtown Boston Rotary Club Nov 4 meeting: "Top 10 Reasons We Should Legalize Marijuana in Massachusetts"

Make new connections and come see why Rotary is legendary.

At this monthly meeting you'll hear "The Top 10 Reasons We Should Legalize Marijuana in Massachusetts" featuring guest speaker Bill Downing, Director of the Massachusetts Cannabis Coalition and former President for 14 years. Bill has been testified before the Massachusetts Legislature and been interviewed in Boston Magazine, New England Cable News, News7, and almost every news outlet in the region.

You'll also hear committee reports and the latest from Rotary International.



When: Nov 4, 2014 6 PM to Nov 4, 2014 7 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 20.00 true Non-member or visiting Rotarian 20.00

(Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18 )
FWD.us presents October FWDMonthly - The Startup Government


The FWD.us Boston Chapter is having their second chapter meeting on October 28th!

The FWD.us Boston Chapter is a community for passionate and smart individuals to innovate advocacy and disrupt politics. This FWDMonthly will focus on the Startup Government: Critical Partnerships between Tech and Policy. Our last FWDMonthly was a huge success; bringing together the most committed and talented supporters from across the Boston community to tackle ways to spread the word for immigration reform.


By attending our October FWDMonthly, you will meet these incredible Boston chapter members, hear from an expert speaker on this topic, and work together to identify ways to advocate for immigration reform in your respective project teams. Join us on October 28th from 7-9pm. RSVP and more details -->http://www.fwd.us/field_102914_startupbos



When: Nov 30, 2014 7 PM to Nov 30, 2014 10 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 30 Nov 2014 19 )
Ben Hague
Hosted by Brian Glowacki

When: Oct 25, 2014 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20 )
Ben Hague
Hosted by Brian Glowacki

When: Oct 24, 2014 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20 )
Tribute to THE BAND featuring The THE BAND Band

Terms and Conditions
General Admission does NOT guarantee seating. Bar area is unreserved, first come first served, and offers a full menu. Fifteen minutes before music begins, unoccupied tables in the main room are open for all patrons.

Guaranteed Seating: For guaranteed seating, purchase a ticket in one of the main room zones A-G, arrive within designated time which is under the Additional Information on this event page / in your confirmation email, and purchase dinner that evening. $15 FOOD minimum per person plus 7% meal tax

** When purchasing a ticket in a Zone, you are not guaranteed a particular seat. Seats are assigned at venues discretion. **

*** IF ZONED SEATING IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON THIS EVENT PAGE, IT MEANS THAT THERE ARE ONLY GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE***

** If you are unable to make your sections arrival time or need to cancel your dinner reservation, please call617-776-2004DAY OF SHOW, ONLY AFTER4PM. TICKETS ARE NOT REFUNDABLE.**

All tables seat either four or two. If you dont purchase all of the seats, you may be seated with others.

Ages 10+ may attend with a parent and dinner/show combo ticket.
General Admission or Fri/Sat shows starting9pm& later are ALWAYS 21+.

Exceptions apply. Refer towww.johnnyds.comand click on the Music/Events calendar to check your show.

Fees Apply To All Online Purchases

The day of show:

- Limited number of admissions available "cash only" at door on any given night, first come first serve.

- The ''cash only''price at Door may vary from advance price.

Please call venue (617) 776-2004 after4pmfor especific set times and more information, or follow us on Facebook / Twitter.


Zones Arrival Times:

Section A 6:00 6:30pm

Section B 5:45 6:15pm

Section C 5:45 6:15pm

Section D 5:30 6:00pm

Section E 6:00 6:30pm

Section F 5:30 6:00pm

Section G 6:15 6:45pm



When: Dec 20, 2014 7 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19 )
November 2 GBOG - "Great Big Oil Gathering"!

The North Shore Boston Essentially Powerful Leaders are excited to present our....

Great Big Oil Gathering!

Sniff. Smell. Snack. De-Stress. Learn. Relax. Enjoy. AHHHHH....

Discover how SO many are ditching the drugstore for a holistic lifestyle, one deliciously-scented drop at a time. Essential oils were our first 'medicine,' and have been used since the beginning of time to promote phenomenal health and wellness!

Join us for a fun and educational evening out, where we will share how we incorporate Young Living therapeutic-grade essential oils into our families' routines on a daily basis. We will break essential oils down so that you can easily see how they might fit into YOUR daily routine...replace some of those not-so-healthy products you may be using (!)... and empower you to take charge of your own healthy habits.

During this hands-on, interactive workshop, you will discover natural solutions for first aid, physical and emotional ailments, personal care, and nontoxic household cleaning!

Healthy Snacks and Drinks!
Make 'n ' Take Table - make your own oily product to take home!

Zyto Scans - see where your body is out of balance, learn which products will bring you into balance the quickest...

Raffle Prizes!!

... And of course, our famous oil workshop where you get to try on, sample, and hear stories about Young Living's therapeutic grade essential oils. This workshop focuses on the 11 most popular oils - the ones we use every single day.

RSVP TODAY to grab YOUR seat!

People come to the GBOG feeling tired and stressed from their busy weekends.... and they leave the workshop feeling relaxed, balanced, grounded, and energized. What a great way to start the week, right? Yep, we thought so, too!

This event is for informational purposes only. Not intended to diagnosis, treat, or cure.



When: Nov 2, 2014 6 PM to Nov 2, 2014 8 PMin North Andover, Massachusetts (Sun, 02 Nov 2014 18 )
Boston Book Print and Ephemera Show - ESA members

Annual Book and ephemera fair held during Boston Book Collector's Weekend featuring 200 top book and ephemera dealers in two shows within 4 blocks of each other offering rare and vintage books on every subject, ephemera, prints, autoghraphs, manuscripts, and much more. Held on the Saturday of the Boston International Book Fair.$7 validated parking available at the Back Bay Garage across the street. more information on website.

USE THIS TICKET FOR COMPLIMENTARY ADMISSION. When you visit this show, you will receive a complimentary pass for the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair at the Hynes auditorium which may be used Saturday Nov. 15th



When: Nov 15, 2014 8 AM to Nov 15, 2014 4 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 15 Nov 2014 08 )
Miracle on Main Street

Christmas in the Square (Friday, December 5th - Sunday, December 7th) is a Hingham holiday tradition for thousands of residents and neighbors all across the South Shore organized by the Hingham Downtown Association (HDA). A cherished event for over 30 years in historic Downtown Hingham for all to enjoy is 100% privately funded by the HDA. This year, were requesting the support of local businesses and residents to not only keep this event alive but also make it better than ever and enable the HDA to continue its mission to make Downtown Hingham a viable and successful economic area for Hingham. In support of our mission, on Thursday, November 6th, the HDA will host the 1st Annual Miracle on Main Street event, a cocktail party and silent auction to benefit Christmas in the Square. All are welcome to this ticketed event. Guests will enjoy delicious food, merry cocktails (cash bar) and live music in Toscas beautiful Wine Room. It is sure to be a great kick off to the holiday season with family and friends! We hope you can join the 1st Annual Miracle on Main Street!



When: Nov 6, 2014 7 PM to Nov 6, 2014 10 PMin Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: 35.00 true General 35.00

175.00 true Group of 6 175.00

Donation

(Thu, 06 Nov 2014 19 )
Dreamfar Mentor
Sponsored by: Dreamfar High School Marathon
Minimum age: 20
Dreamfar High School Marathon (DHSM) challenges high school students to reach their full potential--physically, socially, emotionally, and academically--through a mentor supported marathon training program. DHSM is currently seeking volunteer mentors for their upcoming 2014-2015 season. Mentors run . . .

When: Nov 7, 2014 7 PM in Brookline, Massachusetts (Fri, 07 Nov 2014 19 )
Victorian Trims & Embellishments
Get inspired by 19th-century gown embellishments during this one-day workshop with curator, costume historian, and author of Embellishments: Constructing Victorian Detail, Astrida Schaeffer. Learn how the Victorians thought about design and then make a sampler of the piping, cording, applique, pleating, ribbon, and self-trim techniques that made their clothes fabulous. The class includes a visual tour of 19th-century gowns, handouts, and hands-on instruction. Take your own projects to the next level! Basic sewing skill required. Materials provided - See more at: http://www.athm.org/programs-events/adult-programs/textile-arts-classes-workshops/#sthash.IMBdMwSn.dpuf

When: Nov 8, 2014 10 AM to Nov 8, 2014 4 PMin Acton, Massachusetts (Sat, 08 Nov 2014 10 )
Frontier Ruckus
Age Limit: 18+

Frontier Ruckus



When: Jan 29, 2015 9 PM in Allston, Massachusetts
Cost: $12 (Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21 )
The Trip to Bountiful
Cicely Tyson reprises her Tony-Award winning performance as Carrie Watts in Horton Footes classic The Trip To Bountiful for a limited engagement in Boston. Living in a cramped apartment with her son and daughter-in-law (Vanessa Williams), Carrie dreams of making one final journey to her hometown of Bountiful. What follows is Footes masterpiece of memory, mortality and the undeniable, universal yearning for home.

When: Nov 20, 2014 2 PM to Nov 20, 2014 4 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14 )
Record Audio Books for the Blind & Dyslexic at Learning Ally
Sponsored by: Learning Ally
Minimum age: 18
People who take pleasure in reading aloud will enjoy the rewarding and productive experience of recording textbooks in digital format. This project is reserved for Boston Cares members who have attended an orientation. T-Accessible, Red Line (Porter Square). About the Learning Ally (formerly known a . . .

When: Nov 13, 2014 3 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15 )
Supper Club 11/20: Mystery Chef!

We're bringing one more Supper Club to 2014! This time, we're keeping this Boston chef a mystery until the dinner. It's going to be great!


Please join usfor 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 tosupper@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 )
"Set 3 Goals to Grow In 3 Months" brought to you by CoWorkSpringfield

When you start a business, it can feel like all 1,000 things on your to do list are top priorities.

How do you pick what is most important and set a plan to see them through?

In this workshop, you'll learn how to pick 3 key goals and create a plan with strategies, tactics, and a timeline to get them done in 90 days or less. Even if you feel like you have no time, make sure you attend this workshop to learn how to work on the activities that will grow your business the fastest.

About the Presenter:

Angela Lussier is a career and business coach, author of The Anti-Resume Revolution and the upcoming book, The Other Side of the Startup. She is also CEO of Angela Lussier Enterprises and founder of the Do+Make Business District, a global online community of business owners and idea people who want to change the world through their work. Her advice has been featured on ABC, NBC, Yahoo!, About.com, The Ladders, Entrepreneur.com, and CBS Money.

She is a TEDx presenter who inspired the audience to "Stop waiting and start creating" in 2010. Angela is a recipient of the 2014 Forty Under 40 award given by Business West, the leading business magazine in Western Massachusetts. She also blogs about entrepreneurship for Virgin.com and mentors startups through Valley Venture Mentors' accelerator program. For more information about Angela go to www.angelalussier.us

Space is limited! Get your tickets today!

There will be time to network with other attendees.

ONLINE DISCOUNT: $20

PRICE AT DOOR: $25

Ticket Price Includes a Light Dinner Buffet



When: Nov 13, 2014 5 PM to Nov 13, 2014 7 PMin Springfield, Massachusetts (Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17 )
Selecting Your Holiday Wines

Few social occasions cause more stress for budding wine fanatics than Thanksgiving. The hussle and bussle of preparing your favorite traditional foods leaves little time to craft your holiday wine selection.We're here to help! Join wine and cheese nerd Adam in tasting an array of wines perfect for your holiday feast. You'll sample wines that shine alongside the classic meats and fixins you'll see on your table this season. We'll be serving some Thanksgiving nibbles to illustrate pairings, and of course, a cheese or two will find its way on to your plate for good measure. Come take the edge off of picking your holiday wines in the tastiest way possible!

NOTE: This class is held at our Classroom Annex, not our retail location. The annex is located at 67 Smith Place in Cambridge, and we highly recommend reviewing the directions availablehere.

Please be aware of ourcancellation policy.



When: Nov 6, 2014 6 PM to Nov 6, 2014 8 PMin Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: 55.00 true General Admission 55.00

(Thu, 06 Nov 2014 18 )
National Comfort Food Day--FREE TASTING

One of our favorite things about winter (other than the holidays and wearing heavy sweaters, of course) is being able to indulge in classic comfort foods and feel a little less guilty about it. From mac & cheese to braised-all-day stews, join us for this free tasting as we share some of our favorite comfort foods with you!



When: Dec 5, 2014 5 PM to Dec 5, 2014 7 PMin Dedham, Massachusetts (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17 )
Camille A. Brown & Dancers

Camille A. Brown, in collaboration with dramaturg/director Kamilah Forbes, composer Scott Patterson, set designer Liz Nelson, and lighting designer Burke Wilmore, creates a multimedia work that depicts the complexities of carving out a positive identity as a Black female in urban American culture. Using Angela Davis bookBlues Legacies and Black Feminism, Toni MorrisonsThe Bluest Eye, and community-based participatory research as inspiration, this work seeks to examine the politics of pleasure, the concept of patriarchy, and contemporary notions of beauty for black women while addressing the ambiguity and overlap of these topics. Combining history and musicology with the fantastical approach ofAlice and Wonderland, Camille A. Brown asks the question: what are our rabbit holes?

Known for high theatricality, gutsy moves, and virtuosic musicality, Camille A. Brown & Dancers soar through history like a whirlwind. The companys work explores typical, real life situations ranging from literal relationships to more complex themes with an eye on the past and present.

This performance is made possible by the W. Ford Schumann 50 Endowment for the Arts and the Lipp Family Fund for Performing Artists.



When: Nov 4, 2014 8 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts
Cost: $10 / $3 Students (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 20 )
NEWMAC Quater Finals



When: Nov 4, 2014 2 PM in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14 )
New England Aquarium (K - Gr 5)


When: Nov 4, 2014 9 AM in Waltham, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09 )
Jinhee Yoon's Senior Recital

Pianist Jinhee Yoon presents her senior recital at Berklee, featuring her favorite standards and a selection of her original tunes.



When: Nov 4, 2014 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16 )
Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture Lecture - WORKSHOP - A Practical Introduction to Islamic Geometric Design Workshop
Using only a pencil, a straight edge, and a pair of compasses, learn how to make patterns using the same techniques used by craftsmen for centuries. Learn how they used polygonal grids to design and scale their compositions. We will be making two patterns: one from the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, another from the Al-Mustansariyya madrasa in Baghdad.

Web site: http://web.mit.edu/akpia/www/lecturescurrent.htm



When: Nov 4, 2014 10 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 10 )
Music and Mingling at the Market

Join us for a fabulous evening co-sponsored by our local real estate offices. Featuring music by the Tracy Clark Trio, artwork, gifts and home decor by local artists at Brookline Market Hall, 2 Brookline Place, Brookline Village.

Invite your friends and neighbors to explore Brookline's newest arts and cultural venue.



When: Nov 4, 2014 5 PM to Nov 4, 2014 8 PMin Brookline, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17 )
Urban Hound Obedience 1 Class

Our Obedience 1 Group class runs for six classes which includes one orientation class without dogs. The class covers proper leash handling, dog psychology and develops an obedience foundation from which all other training is built. We will meet for 6 consecutive weeks (Tuesdays at 7pm). The cost for the six classes is $250 and will be processed via The Urban Hound. Nick or Ashley will contact all new clients in order to verify vaccination information, assist you in filling out our online registration and liability waiver and to learn more about you, your dog and your goals!



When: Nov 4, 2014 7 PM to Dec 9, 2014 8 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19 )
Classroom Continuing Education- November 4th and 5th

Held in the Board Office Conference Center, we bring to you experienced and professional speakers for a variety of continuing education programs. Take all 6 for a full-set of 12 credit hours of license renewal, or pick and choose the topic(s) that interest you. Each program runs for 2-hours and provides 2-hours of CE credit.

November 4th, 2014: Sponsored by Lee Bank

Peter West, Instructor

9:00 am - 11:00 am,RE59R09 Smart Growth/Smart Energy

11:15 am - 1:15 pm,RE34RC03: National Economic Trends and the Real Estate Professional

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm,RE55R06 Leisure Homes, Second Homes & Age Restricted Housing

November 5th, 2014: Sponsored by Berkshire Bank

9:00 am - 11:00 am, RE25RC08Financing -presented byHeidi N. Leonard (Berkshire Bank)

11:15 am 1:15 pm, RE62RC10: Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) -Using REALTOR Property Resources presented by Lesley Lambert, RPR Trainer

2:00 pm 4:00 pm, RE44R05 Understanding Title & Title Concerns presented by Mike Shepard, Esquire

Please note that these programs are FREE to Berkshire County Board of REALTORS members and pre-registration is required. Members must use promotional code BerkshireRealtor to receive free tickets. Seating is limited and will be offered on a first-registered, first-served basis. Those registered to attend who do not show for the program(s) will be assessed a $30 fee for each program unattended. Cancellation of registration is required at least one-business day before the program starts. If you are registered, and unable to attend, please contact the Board Office as soon as possible so we may open your seat up to another attendee. Thank you!



When: Nov 4, 2014 9 AM to Nov 5, 2014 4 PMin Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09 )
WPL
Location: Saxe Room - Main Library

When: Nov 4, 2014 5 PM to Nov 4, 2014 9 PMin Worcester, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17 )
The Rockin' Robin


When: Nov 4, 2014 2 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14 )
TALK BY AUTHOR CHRIS WEST
Tuesday, November 4
TALK BY AUTHOR CHRIS WEST
7:00 pm

When: Nov 4, 2014 12 AM in Weston, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00 )
LNS Lunchtime Seminar
Lunchtime Seminar Series.
Please visit website for speaker, title and abstract information.

Lunch will be served

Web site: http://web.mit.edu/lns/news/lunchtime.html



When: Nov 4, 2014 12 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 12 )
Joint Tufts/MIT Cosmology Seminars
TBA

Web site: http://cosmos.phy.tufts.edu/joint-seminar/index.html



When: Nov 4, 2014 2 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14 )
The Passion for the Thing: Learning to Write Everyday

Jay Atkinson has published seven books, with an eighth scheduled for September 2015; his articles and essays have appeared in the New York Times, Poets & Writers magazine, Boston Globe, Men's Health, and many other publications. In this brief talk and Q & A, Jay will outline strategies for getting your stories down on paper; he learned many of these practical lessons from his writing teacher and mentor, the acclaimed Souther novelist, Harry Crews, who died in 2012. Crews's most cherished piece of advice was delivered early on, when Jay was a young writing student at the University of Florida in the early 1980s. Looking his charge in the eye, Crews said, "That's the thing: to have the passion for the thing, and to remain true to it."
Location: Garden Room



When: Nov 4, 2014 7 PM to Nov 4, 2014 8 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19 )
Evidence for immune priming in a lower marine matazoan: Proteomics and genomics basis
Join us for our regular colloquium series, this time with guestDr. Mauricio Rodriquez-Lanetty of Florida International University. Dr.Rodriquez-Lanetty is a guest of Graduate Students (Silvia Libro). This lecture is free and open to the public.

Marine Science Center, MSC Bunker Classroom 430 Nahant Rd, Nahant, MA 01908



When: Nov 4, 2014 4 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16 )
RAVI
Age Limit: All Ages

RAVI



When: Nov 4, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Free to Students and Faculty (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19 )
SEPAC - TRANSITION TURNING 14

Presented by the MA Federation of Children with Special Needs. Massachusetts law requires that Transition Planning begin at age 14 and continue throughout the high school years to ensure students prepare to journey into a full and inclusive adult life. This workshop will address the development of self advocacy and self-determination skills to support the students vision; how transition assessments work to identify students strengths and interests; and will cover areas of academic and functional skill development.
Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level



When: Nov 4, 2014 6 PM to Nov 4, 2014 8 PMin Braintree, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18 )
American Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Nov 4, 2014 2 PM in Halifax, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14 )
PDE/Analysis Seminar
Talk

Web site: http://math.mit.edu/~jspeck/MIT%20PDE%20and%20Analysis%20seminar_Fall
%202014.html



When: Nov 4, 2014 4 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16 )
Emile Bustani Middle East Seminar
Gaza: Inventions and Illuminations

The lecture will be divided into three parts.

Part one will attempt to separate rhetoric from reality by examining key political, economic and social conditions and dynamics in Gaza before and after the summer 2014 conflict, identifying Gazas major challenges and constraints.

Part two will address (and critique) the role of the international community, past and present, particularly with regard to planned reconstruction efforts.

Part three will argue for a new revisionist framework for Gaza specifically and Palestine more generally if meaningful and sustainable economic and political change is to be realized.

The Bustani Middle East Seminar is organized under the auspices of the MIT Center for International Studies, which conducts research on contemporary international issues and provides an opportunity for faculty and students to share perspectives and exchange views. Each year the Bustani Seminar invites scholars, journalists, consultants, and other experts from the Middle East, Europe, and the United States to MIT to present recent research findings on contemporary politics, society and culture, and economic and technological development in the Middle East.

Web site: http://web.mit.edu/cis/bustani/



When: Nov 4, 2014 4 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16 )
Pink Globalization: Hello Kitty's Trek across the Pacific
Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), 2nd Floor, CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA
Tue., Nov. 4, 2014, 12:302p.m.

Gazette Classification:Lecture, Social Sciences
Organization/Sponsor:Program on U.S.-Japan Relations
Speaker(s):Christine Yano, Edwin O. Reischauer Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies, Harvard University, and professor of anthropology, University of Hawaii at Manoa; moderated by Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University
Cost:Free and open to the public
More info:programs.wcfia.harvard.edu


When: Nov 4, 2014 12 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00 )
G.S. Picard
GS, Donna Russo and Kris Lucander playing as Trilogy!

When: Nov 20, 2014 8 PM in Hudson, Massachusetts (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20 )
Nothing Left to Give- TESTER
The return of Nothing Left to Give and our first show with TESTER! $5 at door 21+ Doors at 9pm

When: Nov 20, 2014 9 PM in Dudley, Massachusetts (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21 )
Stem Career and Internship Fair
Location: Campus Center, 3rd floor, Ballroom (3550)

Tue Nov 04 2014 12:00 PM


When: Nov 4, 2014 12 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 12 )
Poetry and History: An Evening with Natasha Trethewey
United States Poet Laureate (2012-2014) and Pulitzer Prize winner Natasha Trethewey will read poems from "Thrall", "Native Guard", "Bellocqs Ophelia", and other works.

Combining personal experience and the intimacy of memoir with national history and the grand sweep of social and cultural change, Trethewey's poems repeatedly delineate and blur the boundary between private and public stories. Whether writing about the Casta Paintings of Colonial Mexico, black regiments serving during the Civil War, or her own family, she reveals the ways in which we are shaped by the stories we tell and that others tell about us.

In May 2014, Natasha Trethewey concluded two terms as the nineteenth Poet Laureate of the United States. She is currently the State Poet Laureate of Mississippi. Trethewey is the author of four collections of poetry: "Domestic Work" (Graywolf Press, 2000); "Bellocqs Ophelia" (Graywolf Press, 2002); "Native Guard" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2006) for which she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and, most recently, "Thrall" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012). She also has written a book of nonfiction, "Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast" (University of Georgia Press, 2010), and a memoir to be released in 2015. Trethewey is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Beinecke Library at Yale, and the Bunting Fellowship Program of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. She is the Robert W. Woodruff Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University. During her second term as U.S. Poet Laureate, Trethewey contributed to "Where Poetry Lives", a feature on the PBS NewsHour. In the series, she traveled with Senior Correspondent Jeffrey Brown to cities across the country and explored societal issues through poetry, literature, and her own personal experiences.

When: Nov 4, 2014 7 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19 )
Page Hazlegrove Lecture in Glass Art
The annual Page Hazlegrove Lecture features artists working in glass who have made a significant impact on the field of glass art, as well as promising early- and mid-career artists. The lecture is open to the public.

Web site: web.mit.edu/glasslab



When: Nov 4, 2014 6 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 06 )
Talking Practice
Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Tue., Nov. 4, 2014, 46p.m.

This event addresses expanded modes of contemporary design practice and the disciplinary potential of these innovative models. Representing some of the many new forms of design practice, from hybrid and curatorial practice to open platform and corporate acquisition, the speakers will reflect on the how and why of their practices, sharing concepts, processes, methods, and techniques. Hosted by Grace La, Professor of Architecture, and moderated by Paul Nakazawa, Associate Professor of Practice, this panel features 15-minute presentations by Elena Manferdini, Ashley Schafer, Aaron Sprecher, and David Benjamin, followed by a discussion with faculty and students. Organized by the Practice Platform Committee: Grace La (chair), Florian Idenburg, Alex Krieger, Paul Nakazawa, Chris Reed, Jay Wickersham.

Gazette Classification:Art/Design, Lecture
Organization/Sponsor:Harvard Graduate School of Design, sponsored by the Carl M. Sapers Ethics in Practice Fund
Speaker(s):Elena Manferdini, Ashley Schafer, Aaron Sprecher, and David Benjamin, moderated by Grace La
Cost:Free and open to the public
More info:www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/events/elena-manferdini-ashley-shafer-aaron-sprecher-david-benjamin.html


When: Nov 4, 2014 12 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00 )
The Seasons of Trouble: Life Amid the Ruins of Sri Lankas Civil War
CGIS South, S050
Tue., Nov. 4, 2014, 45:30p.m.



Gazette Classification:Humanities, Law, Religion, Social Sciences
Organization/Sponsor:Harvard South Asia Institute
Speaker(s):Rohini Mohan, author, V.V. (Sugi) Ganeshananthan, Bunting Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University; author of "Hippocrates: A Novel"
More info:southasiainstitute.harvard.edu


When: Nov 4, 2014 12 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00 )
Alumni Webinar: Cracking the Code -- Proven Strategies for Successfully Returning to Work
Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 121p.m.

Are you thinking about returning to work after a voluntary career break? Unsure of where to start? In this hour-long webinar, Addie Swartz, CEO of reacHIRE, will prove that taking a career break isn't a career breaker. She will share proven strategies on how to prepare yourself for today's workforce, get interview ready, and return to work with confidence. Mimi Moss '93 will share her personal back-to-work story as both a graduate of the reacHIRE program and employee. reacHIRE enables accomplished women to successfully re-launch their careers at leading companies.

Open to all members of the Brandeis community.

Sponsored by the Hiatt Career Center.

Organization:Hiatt Career Center
Tickets:RSVP in B.hired > Events > Workshops
Website:brandeisu-csm.symplicity.com


When: Nov 4, 2014 12 AM in Waltham, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00 )
Latin American Student Panel Slater international Latin America event

Latin American Student Panel by Slater International

When: Nov 4, 2014 12 PM in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 12 )
40th of the Inter-University Committee on International Migration (IUCIM)
Myron Weiner Seminar Series on International Migration

40th of the Inter-University Committee on International Migration

Open to: the general public

Sponsor(s): Center for International Studies

For more information, contact:
Phiona Lovett
253-3848
phiona@mit.edu

This event is categorized as: lectures/conferences, global/international

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When: Nov 4, 2014 4 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16 )
The Teaseday Club (November 4)
Elect to have a great night out at Boston's best little variety show -- featuring an awesome array of talented entertainers! $10 in advance; $15 week of show. Don't forget to vote for your favorite performer so they have a chance to win the coveted Teaseday Cookie!



When: Nov 4, 2014 7 PM to Nov 4, 2014 10 PMin Somerville, Massachusetts
Cost: 10 - 15 USD (Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19 )

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