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February 2020

New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

February 23 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 9, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until March 8, 2020

Funded by Mass Humanities
New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, 02740
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Free

The New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series is happy to be back for its third year. As a collaborative effort bringing together ten wonderful organizations that serve the LGBTQ population and the greater South Coast area of Massachusetts. Our mission has and always will be to foster understanding of LGBTQ culture and create network opportunities and support for our LGBTQ residents. Our line up for this year includes, in order: Rocketman, Brother Outsider: The Bayard Rustin Story, Boy Erased, and…

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Fifing on the Front Lines

February 23 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
Framingham History Center, 3 Oak Street
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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$5 – $10

After enlisting as a fifer in the Continental Army at just 13 years old, Thomas Nixon Jr. of Framingham marched on Lexington and Concord in April 1775. He, and thousands of young boys and teenagers, joined the fife and drum corps as both his father and uncle shouldered the call.  While fifing was Nixon’s introduction to war, it appealed to him and became a true skill. The tune book Thomas carried in battle is one of fourteen known books of…

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New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

February 24 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 9, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until March 8, 2020

Funded by Mass Humanities
New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, 02740
View on Google Maps
Free

The New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series is happy to be back for its third year. As a collaborative effort bringing together ten wonderful organizations that serve the LGBTQ population and the greater South Coast area of Massachusetts. Our mission has and always will be to foster understanding of LGBTQ culture and create network opportunities and support for our LGBTQ residents. Our line up for this year includes, in order: Rocketman, Brother Outsider: The Bayard Rustin Story, Boy Erased, and…

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Author Talk and Book Signing with Christian Di Spigna

February 25 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
State Library of Massachusetts, Massachusetts State House, Room 341
Boston, 02133
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Free

Join us at the State Library at noon on Tuesday, February 25, for an author talk and book signing with historian Christian Di Spigna, author of the biography Founding Martyr: The Life and Death of Dr. Joseph Warren, the American Revolution’s Lost Hero. Founding Martyr tells the story of one of America’s forgotten Founding Fathers, a man whom a British officer once called “the greatest incendiary in all of America.” Joseph Warren, a respected Boston physician, played a key role…

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New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

February 25 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 9, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until March 8, 2020

Funded by Mass Humanities
New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, 02740
View on Google Maps
Free

The New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series is happy to be back for its third year. As a collaborative effort bringing together ten wonderful organizations that serve the LGBTQ population and the greater South Coast area of Massachusetts. Our mission has and always will be to foster understanding of LGBTQ culture and create network opportunities and support for our LGBTQ residents. Our line up for this year includes, in order: Rocketman, Brother Outsider: The Bayard Rustin Story, Boy Erased, and…

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2020 Opening Conversation: Who Are Cambridge Women?

February 25 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
Cambridge Public Library, Main Branch, 449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Free

Help us kick off a year of programming around our 2020 theme, “Who Are Cambridge Women?” The event will feature Eva Martin-Blythe, Executive Director of YWCA Cambridge, in conversation with Diana Lempel, the Society’s Doing History Curator. The Annual Meeting of the membership will immediately follow the presentation.

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New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

February 26 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 9, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until March 8, 2020

Funded by Mass Humanities
New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, 02740
View on Google Maps
Free

The New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series is happy to be back for its third year. As a collaborative effort bringing together ten wonderful organizations that serve the LGBTQ population and the greater South Coast area of Massachusetts. Our mission has and always will be to foster understanding of LGBTQ culture and create network opportunities and support for our LGBTQ residents. Our line up for this year includes, in order: Rocketman, Brother Outsider: The Bayard Rustin Story, Boy Erased, and…

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Race, Pop Culture, and the Black Panther Phenomenon

February 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST
Funded by Mass Humanities
Levi Heywood Memorial Library, 55 West Lynde Street
Gardner, MA 1440 United States
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Free

Please join us for a lecture and discussion on this fascinating topic facilitated by Candace Shivers, Sociology professor at Mount Wachusett Community College.

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What 80 Million Women Want

February 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST
Funded by Mass Humanities
Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street
Brockton, 02301
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Free

Movie: The women's suffrage movement inspired this silent film classic that includes appearances by equal rights crusaders Emmeline Parkhurst and Harriet Stanton Blatch.  As politicos work to deny women the right to vote, a young lawyer tells his activist girlfriend of the corruption within the government that actively seeks to ensure that her voice is never heard… For more information visit our Facebook event listing: https://www.facebook.com/BPLsuffragecelebration/

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New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series

February 27 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 9, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 23, 2020

An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until March 8, 2020

Funded by Mass Humanities
New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, 02740
View on Google Maps
Free

The New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series is happy to be back for its third year. As a collaborative effort bringing together ten wonderful organizations that serve the LGBTQ population and the greater South Coast area of Massachusetts. Our mission has and always will be to foster understanding of LGBTQ culture and create network opportunities and support for our LGBTQ residents. Our line up for this year includes, in order: Rocketman, Brother Outsider: The Bayard Rustin Story, Boy Erased, and…

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Exhibitions

America Transformed: Mapping the 19th Century Part I

May 4, 2019 @ 12:00 AM - November 10, 2019 @ 12:00 AM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center At the Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St., Copley Square
Boston, MA 02116-2813 United States
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Free

During the 19th century, the United States expanded dramatically westward. Immigrant settlers rapidly spread across the continent and transformed it, often through violent or deceptive means, from ancestral Native lands and borderlands teeming with diverse communities to landscapes that fueled the rise of industrialized cities. Historical maps, images and related objects tell the story of the sweeping changes made to the physical, cultural, and political landscape. Moving beyond the mythologized American frontier, this map exhibition explores the complexity of factors…

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“F/V Innovation” Exhibit

September 12, 2019 @ 12:00 AM - March 29, 2020 @ 12:00 AM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, 38 Bethel Street
New Bedford, MA 02740-6318 United States
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$3 – $5

"F/V Innovation" is a new exhibit at the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center that explores the evolution of vessels and gear and pays tribute to individuals whose innovations propelled the commercial fishing industry into the modern era. The Center is open Thursday - Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Center is wheelchair accessible with free off-street parking.

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Chinatown PhotoVoice Exhibition

September 12, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - December 7, 2019 @ 5:00 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02111-1409 United States
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Free

Inside Chinatown features photography by eleven Chinatown community members who used photography to not only share the experiences, challenges, and successes found in their community, but also to author their own history of what it means to work and live in Boston's Chinatown. The exhibition is a culmination of six months of coursework where participants K.C., Qianying Guan, B.K., Barney Ko, Yingyan Liang, Kim Sit, Angela Soo Hoo, Heman Tang, Justine Wang, and Warren Wong learned about the neighborhood's history…

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Beyond Jazz: A Gathering Place

September 19, 2019 @ 12:00 AM - March 1, 2020 @ 12:00 AM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Museum of African American History, 46 Joy Street
Boston, MA 02108-4620 United States
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$8 – $62

A new exhibit exploring how the African meeting House fortified Boston's 19th-century African American community by providing a space for cultural expression.

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Faith in a City: Exploring Religion in Somerville, Massachusetts

November 17, 2019 - January 26, 2020
Funded by Mass Humanities
The Somerville Museum, One Westwood Road
Somerville, 02143
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Free – $5

"Faith in a City" is a project exploring religion in Somerville through music, photography, video, interviews and history as a way to better understand our community. The focus is how religion is meaningful to people across the City. The project includes concerts, talks, panel discussions and an exhibit. "Faith in a City" includes some congregations near Somerville where local residents go to worship. Many thanks to Keyzom Bhutti, Boston Japanese Christian Church, Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church,…

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America Transformed: Mapping the 19th Century Part II

November 23, 2019 @ 12:00 AM - May 10, 2020 @ 12:00 AM EST
Funded by Mass Humanities
Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center At the Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St., Copley Square
Boston, MA 02116-2813 United States
View on Google Maps
Free

During the 19th century, the United States expanded dramatically westward. Immigrant settlers rapidly spread across the continent and transformed it, often through violent or deceptive means, from ancestral Native lands and borderlands teeming with diverse communities to landscapes that fueled the rise of industrialized cities. Historical maps, images and related objects tell the story of the sweeping changes made to the physical, cultural, and political landscape. Moving beyond the mythologized American frontier, this map exhibition explores the complexity of factors…

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Faith in a City: Artist + Curator Talk

January 11 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST
Funded by Mass Humanities
The Somerville Museum, One Westwood Road
Somerville, 02143
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Free – $10

Join us at the Somerville Museum for a talk with some of the artists of the "Faith in a City" exhibit and producer/curator Charan Devereaux. Admission is $10, free for Somerville Museum members and members of participating congregations. More about "Faith in a City" "Faith in a City" is a project exploring religion in Somerville. Massachusetts through music, photography, video, interviews and history as a way to better understand our community. The focus is how religion is meaningful to people…

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