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Book Launch with Charles Bahne

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Celebrate Chronicles of Old Boston with author Charles Bahne, June 13, at 6 P.M. at the historic Old South Meeting House. Charlie returns to the Old South to share stories from his latest guidebook, which features 29 chapters on the Puritans, patriots and politicians who shaped the “City on a Hill” plus eight waiting tours. Whether you were born and ... Read More »

The Fife Is Right: The Seventh Annual Old South History Challenge

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Calling all history buffs! Want to learn while laughing? This Wednesday, April 4, Boston landmark the Old South Meeting House hosts its seventh annual Fife is Right. This hilarious quiz show pits two teams of history experts–including our own Chronicles of Old New York author Charlie Bahne–against each other in a fun-filled trivia contest. This year’s theme, “Underground Boston,” features ... Read More »

WORD Up: We Invite You to A Night of Music, Books and Booze in Brooklyn

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  That’s right, three of our favorite things in one of our favorite places—Wednesday night at Greenpoint’s WORD bookstore will play host to our ‘Russian Night’, a celebration of all things east of the iron curtain. First off, we’ll hear from our own Laurel Maury, the author of the “From Russia With Luxe” chapter of our well-recieved “FILM + TRAVEL: ... Read More »

An Annual Blizzard of Public Snow Sculpture Hits Sapporo

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  If you live anywhere near our New York offices, you’re probably getting a little freaked about the current weather reports. Not to worry—just as there are no rainbows without rain, you can’t have snowmen without snow. Worst case scenario, if we can’t make it to the office, we can take to the streets where we’ll put these inspiring looks ... Read More »

A Bit of Brazil in San Francisco

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Brazil is one of the most culturally diverse countries on the planet, so is it any wonder it keeps producing some of the coolest music in the world?   Throughout January, San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is celebrating Brazil’s cultural contributions with a four-part documentary series, A Bit of Brazilian Music on Film, which runs through Jan. ... Read More »

Vampire Weekend: Live (and Free!) in London

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Vampire Weekend has recently caught some flack for their transformation from East Coast prepsters to laid-back California rockers. But no matter what coast they end up on, the band’s sound is as American as penny loafers and the Ivy League (or should we say as American as surfboards and sneakers?).   Tomorrow night, though, the Weekend is headed to the ... Read More »

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