Contemporary dance  

Continuum Dance Project, artists-in-residence at the Boston Center for the Arts, will showcase their new work at 4 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, 527 Tremont St.

Dance, sculpture and projection will crash together with dynamic results in this performance. Audience and performers will meander through this premiere performance installation created at the BCA in collaboration with artist/writer Soyoung L. Kim.    

Tickets are $20 general admission and $18 for Boston Dance Alliance members.  

Call 617-426-5000 or visit to purchase tickets and for more details.

Sculpture group show  

The Boston Sculptors Gallery, 486 Harrison Ave., is hosting their annual group show “Love/Lust” now to Feb. 26.

A sound concert will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12, featuring the Boston Conservatory Honors String Quartet.

The exhibition features more than 100 new works by its 37 sculptor members. This exhibition serves up a selection of interpretations on the theme, from the romantic and platonic, to the metaphoric and neurotic, while encompassing figurative, abstract and conceptual works. The diverse group of artists uses a range of media, from the traditional paper, stone, wood and metal to the unusual rawhide and an array of found objects.

Gallery hours are noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays to Sundays.  

Further information can be found at www.bostonsculptors.comor by calling 617-482-7781.         

A cappella group

Award-winning a cappella group Ball in the House will perform at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16 at the Community Music Center of Boston, 34 Warren Ave.

The five-member veteran vocal band follow in the path of classic harmony groups like Boyz II Men, The Temptations and Take 6, while incorporating the pop and neo-soul influence of artists like Bruno Mars, Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams.

Admission is free. Visit www.cmcb.orgor call 617-482-7494 for more details.

Poetry evening

Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, 85 West Newton St., will host an evening of poetry in honor of Black History Month from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17.

The Society Of Urban Poetry, or S.O.U.P., is collaborating with IBA youth on this poetry event. Members of S.O.U.P. will perform and IBA youth program members will also take the stage to read their empowering creative writing.

Admission is free. Further information can be found at or by calling 617-927-1737.   

Love stories on film

The South End Branch Library, 685 Tremont St., will screen love stories on film from 2 to 4 p.m. on Fridays, Feb. 17 and 24.

Featured will be, the award winning “Brokeback Mountain” starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal on Feb. 17 and “Beginners” with Christopher Plummer in his Oscar-winning role the following week. Admission is free.

Call 617-536-8241 for further details.


The ninth annual “Souper Bowl” fundraiser for the Haley House soup kitchen in the South End will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21 at the Haley House Bakery Café, 12 Dade St., Roxbury. There are four entry times: 2, 3, 4 and 5 p.m.

Attendees can enjoy great company and sample a diverse array of soups made by a dozen local chefs with locally sourced ingredients. They can take their handcrafted ceramic bowls home with them, courtesy of MassArt’s Clay for Change student group.

Tickets are $40.

Visit www.haleyhouse.orgor call 617-445-0900 for more information and to purchase tickets.

Greek mythology

Therese Sellers, author of “Alpha is for Anthropos: An Ancient Greek Alphabet,” will be the guest speaker from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at the South End Branch Library, 685 Tremont St.

Sellers will read from her book and lead a craft designing and painting medallions inspired by her illustrations. This program is suitable for children, ages 6 to 14.

Admission is free. For further details, call 617-536-8241 or visit   

Life of Harriet Tubman

The United South End Settlements will explore the “Moses of Her People: A Talk on Harriet Tubman” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Harriet Tubman House, 566 Columbus Ave.

Frieda Garcia will look at the life and works of abolitionist Tubman in a celebration of Black History Month. A humanitarian, abolitionist, suffragette and spy for the Union Army during the Civil War, Tubman made 13 missions rescuing 70 slaves using the Underground Railroad.

The South End Historical Society and USES are sponsoring this free event.

To RSVP, email or call 617-536-4445.


Winter pantomime     

The Boston Center for the Arts is presenting “The Princess and the Pea” by Hans Christian Andersen at the Black Box Theatre, 539 Tremont St. at 8 p.m. on Fridays, 1 and 4 p.m. on Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays now through Feb. 25.

Imaginary Beasts, an emerging theater company at the BCA, will perform the family-friendly play of a young woman who has to prove her royal identity with a very unusual test.  

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.bcaonline.orgor call 617-426-5000.

Art of Puerto Rico

La Galleria at Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, 85 West Newton St., is hosting a new art exhibition - “Cuidadano” by Fernado Ruíz Lorenzo now to March 2.

The exhibition will honor the 100th anniversary of the Jones-Shafroth Act that granted U.S. citizenship to anyone born in Puerto Rico on or after April 25, 1898.

Through a collection of drawings, paintings, prints, models and sculptures, Ruíz Lorenzo will explore ideas of citizenship and decolonization through the arts.

For more information, visit www.ibaboston.orgor call 617-927-1722.