Category: Boston Happenings

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Spock speaking at GSU tonight

The Friends of the Libraries will host an evening with actor Leonard Nimoy tonight, best known for playing Spock on the science fiction series Star Trek.  A Boston native, Nimoy will lecture on his long career in Hollywood where he was nominated for three Emmy Awards for acting, has directorial credits on numerous feature films, […]

FitRec open house today – free and open to the public

BYSO fundraiser tonight

Ever wonder who those high school students are practicing at CFA all weekend?  It’s Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), now in its 53rd season, and tonight they are holding their inaugural spring Celebratory Event at Mandarin Oriental Boston from 6:30-9:00 PM.  Along with their Honorary Host Committee Members Yo-Yo Ma, Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino […]

Celebrated writer Walter Mosley at GSU tonight

The Friends of the Libraries will host celebrated writer Walter Mosley tonight at 5:30 PM in Metcalf Hall (2nd Floor of George Sherman Union, 775 Comm Ave).  Mosley is the author of more than 34 critically acclaimed books, including the bestselling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins and Devil in the Blue Dress, which was adapted […]

Radian 6 Social 2011

Last Thursday, I was lucky enough to attend Radian6‘s first user conference Social 2011 located at the gorgeous Marriott Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. For those of you who do not know, Radian 6 is a media monitoring and engagement company that effectively “helps businesses listen, discover, measure and engage in conversations across the social web.” In other […]

Creative Writing hosts faculty reading tonight

The Creative Writing Program, one of the oldest writing programs in the country, is hosting their annual faculty reading tonight at 6:00 PM in the SMG Auditorium (595 Comm. Ave).  Faculty participating include: Leslie Epstein (Program Director) David Ferry Louise Glück (United States Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner) Allegra Goodman (National Book Award finalist) […]

Global Day of Service

Each April, the Alumni Association & Community Service Center team up to host and organize the Global Day of Service for BU community members.  In 2010 3,736 GDS volunteers performed 14,971.5 hours of service in 43 cities.  Service sites are set up around the world, providing a cohesive and organized global effort to further the […]

A Taste of BUA tonight at 808

Boston University Academy will hold its 12th annual benefit auction A Taste of BUA at tonight at 6:30 PM. The event will be hosted by NECN’s TV Diner personality Billy Costa and will include both live and silent auctions.  Food samples will be provided by area restaurants including Eastern Standard, Capital Grille, Davio’s, South End […]

Join Jerry Remy’s on campus for the Visiting Chef Series

Each semester Dining Services features a Visiting Chef on campus. This semester they invited Jerry Remy‘s participate; a tw0 location (Boston Seaport and Fenway neighborhoods) sports bar and grill franchise named for, and created by, the President of Red Sox nation Jerry Remy.  Starting at 5PM tonight, and ending at 9PM, all of the campus […]