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Books, Movies, Theatre,Trips

Movie Tuesdays here at 1

Tuesday, December 11 – – Bombshell:  The Hedy Lamarr Story (2017) Hedy Lamarr, Mel Brooks, Jennifer Hom

Tuesday, December 18 – – Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again (2018) Meryl Streep, Lily James, Cher, Colin Firth

Tuesday, December 25 – – Closed

Movie Wednesdays at Putterham Library

959 West Roxbury Parkway, Chestnut Hill at 1:30 – – 617. 730. 2385

Wednesday, December 5 – – Christopher Robin (2018) Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell

Wednesday, December 12 – – Mamma Mia (2008) Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth

Wednesday, December 19 – – Mamma Mia Here We Go Again (2018) Meryl Streep, Lily James, Cher, Colin Firth

Wednesday, December 26 – – The Incredibles 2 (2018) Animated action adventure

 

Movie Thursdays at Main Library

361 Washington St, Brookline at 1:30 – – 617. 730. 2370

No movies in December

 

Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St

617. 734. 2500

At Eternity’s Gate

Boy Erased

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Green Book

The Favourite

Click for times and one-night only

 

Brookline  Recreation

How to register  www.brooklinerec.com         617. 730. 2069  or at any recreation facility.   Pricing reflects resident/nonresident – Bus pick up and drop off at Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester St and Soule Recreation Center, 652 Hammond St

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Book Discussion Group at Putterham Library

Meets in the Community Room at Putterham Library Mondays from 2-3 pm these dates.  Books available in this library.  Leaders:  Charlotte Millman and Batia Bloomenthal

Monday, December 17 – – The Radium Girls, by Kate Moore

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Monday, January 14 – – The Kill Artist, by Daniel Silva

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Public Issues Book Discussion, 9 am here

Leader:  Tom Faulhaber  – –  Nonfiction book discussion including public issues, history and current events.  Books available at the Pleasant Street branch of the Library.  GROUP MEETS HERE  9 -10 am

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Tuesday, December 18 – – Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans, by Admiral James Stavridis

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Tuesday, January 22 – – The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain and the Birth of American Empire, by Stephen Kinzer

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Tuesday, February 26 – – Washington Rules: America’s Path to Permanent War, by Andrew J. Bacevich

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Boston Galleries

Adelson Galleries, 520 Harrison Ave, Boston 617. 832. 0633

Alpha Gallery, 460 Harrison Ave, Boston 617. 536. 4465

A R E A Gallery, 460 Harrison Ave, Boston 857.  209. 1321

Galatea Fine Art, 460 Harrison Ave, Boston 617 542. 1500

Kabinett Gallery, 450 Harrison Ave, Boston 617. 826. 9377

Kingston Gallery, 450 Harrison Ave, Boston 617. 423. 4113

Rafius Fane Gallery, 460 Harrison Ave, Boston 508. 843. 2184

Steven Zevitas Gallery, 450 Harrison Ave 617. 778. 5265

Vose Galleries, 238 Newbury St, Boston  617. 536. 6176

 

Best of, says Boston Magazine

Blossom Bar, 295 Washington St, Brookline Village 617. 734. 1870 – – wins Best of Boston for Chinese Sichuan and the bar program’s not too shabby either

Mamaleh’s, 15 Hampshire St, Cambridge  617. 958. 3354 – – is Best of Boston for deli: pastrami, corned beef, knishes, latkes, lox and chopped liver, pickled herring and a full bar.

Dinner with Music at Best of Boston’s Magnolia Smokehouse’s Ellis Room downstairs, 6 Harvard St, Brookline Village  617. 566. 3782 with live music Thursday to Saturday: jazz, funk and blues to go with salads and barbecue.

Deep Ellum, 477 Cambridge St, Allston  617. 787. 2337  – – is Best of Boston’s hot dogs with craft brews

Kaju Tofu House, 636 Beacon St, Kenmore Square  617. 936. 4252 – – Best of Boston’s Korean: banchan, bibimbap, dumplings, fried noodles, tacos, short ribs. Also in Allston at 56 Harvard Ave  617. 208. 8540

Our Fathers, 197 N. Harvard, Allston 617. 303. 0101- – Israeli Best of Boston’s Middle Eastern and deli

Prairie Fire, 242 Harvard St, Brookline  617. 396. 8199 – – Best of Boston pizza with great servers and a serious bar

Deuxave, 371 Comm Ave, Boston  617. 517. 5915 – – Bring all your money for Best of Boston’s fine dining where Commonwealth meets Mass Ave. French American, which can only mean $3,000 bottles

Cafe Sushi, 1105 Mass Ave, Cambridge  617. 492 0434 – – Best of Boston’s sushi that’s reasonable with no attitude

 

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Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St, Brookline   617. 566. 6660      Best of Boston again, new and used books, gifts, cards   Brookline Booksmith

Fenway Park Tours, Jersey Street, Boston  617. 226. 6666  Daily 10-5  Tour the press box, dugout and field

Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington St, Boston  617. 482. 6439  Daily  9:30 – 5   $6

SoWa First Friday, 450 Harrison Ave, South End  978. 337. 4191   free     Browse art for sale from 70 artists who open their studios the first Friday each month

 

Museums

Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress St, Boston  617. 426. 6500  Focus on science, health, fitness and culture

Bostonian Society Old State House Museum, 206 Washington St, Boston  617. 720. 1713 Historical presentations, artifacts, images, architecture  Daily 9-5

Edward M. Kennedy Institute, 210 Morrisey Blvd, Boston  617. 740. 7000  Includes a replica of his office and reproduction of the U. S. Senate chamber

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St, Cambridge  617. 495. 9400  Daily 10-5 $13/$15

Institute of Contemporary Art, 25 Harbor Shore Dr, Boston  617. 478. 3100    Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction of Endangered Animals, ongoing  Call for hours

International Museum of World War II, 8 Mercer Rd, Natick  508. 651. 1944   Marking the 75th anniversary of entering the war, 75 objects from its collection of 500,000

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way, Boston   617. 566. 1401

Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington St, Newton   617. 796. 1450

JFK Presidential Library and Museum, Columbia Point, Boston   617. 514. 1600    Daily 9-5  https://www.jfklibrary.org/

Larz Anderson Auto Museum, 15 Newton St, Brookline  617. 522. 6547   Vintage American cars

Mary Baker Eddy Library, 200 Mass Ave, Boston  617. 450. 7000  Tues-Sunday 10-4   Mapparium

Mass Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St, Boston  617. 536. 1608  Free  Permanent collection of paintings, photographs and document including a copy of the first printing of Declaration of Independence

McMullen Museum at Boston College, 2101 Comm Ave, Boston  617. 552. 8587

MIT List Visual Arts Center, 20 Ames St, Cambridge  617. 253. 4680  Free

New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston  617.973. 5206  Among others, the giant ocean tank

Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation, Mass General Hospital, 2 N. Grove St, Boston  617. 724. 8009   Permanent collection of medical discoveries, patient care and research at MGH with photographs, artifacts and interactive media

Rose Art Museum at Brandeis, 415 South St, Waltham  781.736.3434  Wed-Sun, 11-5, free.  Jennifer Packer: Tenderheaded (paintings of funerary flowers thru July 8.  Permanent collection of 8,000 pieces of art including ’60s and ’70s American words ongoing

Sports Museum at TD Garden, 100 Legends Way, Boston  617. 624. 1234  Artifacts from the area’s professional and college teams, ongoing

West End Museum, 150 Staniford St, Boston   617. 723. 2125   “The Last Tenement documents the West End’s history and immigrant community from 1850-1958.”

 

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