Among the non-panel Conference Events were:
Thursday, April 7, 2011
AT THE MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Tours of the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, 621 Huntington Avenue
Meet in the Tower Auditorium.
Thursday, April 7, 2011
AT THE BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
5:30 – 8:30
FEATURED WRITERS READING: Free Admission, Rabb Auditorium
Introduced by Christopher Merrill, Director, International Writing Program, The University of Iowa.
5:30- 6:15 pm
Illustrated Novel, Location: Rabb Auditorium.
Reif Larsen, author of The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet.
6:30- 7:15 pm
Memoir, Location: Rabb Auditorium.
Mira Bartók, author of The Memory Palace, an illustrated memoir.
7:30 - 8:15 pm
Fiction, Location: Rabb Auditorium.
Jayne Anne Phillips, author of Lark and Termite, Machine Dreams, Black Tickets and Shelter, among others.
AT THE BOSTON HARRISON AVENUE GALLERIES:
5:00 – 7:00 pm
BOSTON GALLERIES’ RECEPTION, 450 Harrison Avenue (at Thayer Street) and 486 Harrison Avenue
AT NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY:
8:00 – 10:00
CONCERT: Free Admission, The Fenway Center, 77 St. Stephen Street, on the corner of St. Stephen Street and Gainsborough Street
World Music - the Next Generation
featuring TimiMME (the Modern Music ensemble), the only professional modern music ensemble in Beijing.
Friday, April 8, 2011
AT THE MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT), CAMBRIDGE:
11:00 am – noon
Art and Architecture Tour, MIT’S Art & Architecture, Location Start: MIT List Visual Art Center, 20 Ames Street, Building E15, Lower Level - Wiesner Building
LIMITED TO 30 PEOPLE.
3:30 – 4:30 pm
Pecha Kucha Presentations by the MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology, Location: MIT’s Art, Culture and Technology Program, Bartos Theater, 20 Ames Street, Building E15 Lower Level - Wiesner Building.
Sunday, April 10, 2011
AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY:
CONCERT, Sanders Theater, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA (map)
The Zamir Chorale of Boston presents:
Middle East Harmonies: A Musical Dialogue Between Arab and Israeli Cultures.
For tickets and further information visit http://www.chorus.neu.edu/meh/.
(Please note: The following evening, Monday, April 11 at 7:30 pm at the Fenway Center, Northeastern University will host a symposium in conjunction with Middle East Harmonies. Presenters, including renowned ethnomusicologist Benjamin Brinner, will address the use of music to increase empathy and mutual understanding among people who have been separated by borders of various kinds and alienated by conflicting politics.)
Monday, April 11, 2011
AT BOSTON SYMPHONY HALL:
8:00 - 10:00 pm
Concert: Boston University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus perform Mendelssohn’s Elijah, 301 Massachusetts Avenue.
Ann Howard Jones, conductor; James Demler, baritone. Penelope Bitzas, mezzo-soprano; Liz Baldwin, soprano and Martin Bakari, tenor.
Tickets $25 general admission. Student Rush $10, available at the door, day of performance, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Box Office: www.BostonSymphonyHall.org or 617.266.1200.
(Please see the full schedule for a list of all activities.)