Holiday Gift Guide: The Gift Of The Arts

November 30, 2011 2:42 AM

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The arts are for everyone! If you want to give the gift of art this holiday season, our friends at ArtsBoston have created this list of recommendations.
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Handel and Haydn Society Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus (Credit: Stu Rosner)

Vivaldi: “The Four Seasons”

Presented by Handel and Haydn Society
Symphony Hall
January 20 – January 22

Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky makes her H&H solo debut in Vivaldi’s virtuosic The Four Seasons. Audiences tour Italy, from Handel’s operas written during his time in Italy to J.C. Bach’s dramatic symphony written just after his stay in Italy. More…

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Futurity (credit: Sam Hough)

Futurity: A Musical by The Lisps

Presented by American Repertory Theater
Oberon in Cambridge
March 16-April 15, 2012

Futurity is an original indie-rock musical by Brooklyn-band The Lisps. A theatrically staged song cycle, Futurity tells the story of a Union soldier in the Civil War who is an aspiring inventor. The work fuses traditional Americana, found text, experimental music, and The Lisps’ own brand of quirky co-ed pop. More…

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Blue Man Group

Charles Playhouse

Blue Man Group has updated the wildly popular theatrical show in Boston! Taking a closer look at the technology that both surrounds and isolates us, Blue Man Group showcases technogeek ingenuity while uniting the audience in primal, collective exhilaration. Signature Blue Man Group moments combine with breathtakingly fun new pieces for an explosive evening of entertainment. More…

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Bhangra Dance Classes

Presented by Boston Bhangra, Inc
Brookline Ballet Studio

Bhangra is one of the fastest growing dance forms in the world. With its energetic movement, lively dance style and pounding rhythmic beats, Bhangra has quickly become a popular music phenomenon. Bhangra’s influence can be found in hip hop and music from the northern parts of India. Whether you are an experienced dancer or have never danced before, Bhangra is a great way to workout and have fun! More…

The Wizard of Oz

Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre
Wheelock Family Theatre
January 27 -February 26

Developed from the ever popular 1939 MGM screenplay, The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting musical adaptation of the all-time classic. With the much-loved songs from the Oscar winning movie score, and all your favorite characters, The Wizard of Oz is sure to captivate the entire family. Join Dorothy Gale as she is swept away, Over the Rainbow, and into the wonderful world of Oz. More…