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James Taylor plans 2nd benefit concert in Great Barrington.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

By The Associated Press

Saturday January 23, 2010 at the Mahawe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington

Singer James Taylor plans 2nd benefit concert in Great Barrington to aid Haiti earthquake relief

By The Associated Press

January 20, 2010, 12:53PM

GREAT BARRINGTON – Singer James Taylor has scheduled a second benefit concert in Massachusetts to aid earthquake relief efforts in Haiti after the first show sold out.

Taylor announced on his Web site that he’ll play a second show on Saturday at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington.

The first show, scheduled for Friday, sold out in 90 minutes Tuesday and raised $300,000 – $150,000 in ticket sales, which was then matched by Taylor and his wife, Kim.

Both shows will benefit Partners in Health, a Boston-based group that brings modern medical care to poor nations and has been working in Haiti for more than 20 years.

The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, who lives in nearby Lenox, says on his Web site that a second concert “is the least I can do.”

For more information log onto the following Web sites: For ticket information visit: http://www.mahaiwe.org, to learn about Partners in Health, http://www.pih.org, James Taylor’s Web site http://jamestaylor.com.

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Golden Girls LIVE On Stage A Drag Parody! "The Lost Salem Halloween Episode"
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Halloween Zombie Networking Party

Cash Bar, Appetizers, Costume Contest, Spooky Games and Raffle Prizes!

Wear Your Favorite Costume, Eat, Drink and Be Scary! 

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Knife Skills 101 (Enzo)

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-how to hold a knife properly,

-the best kinds of knives to use,

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Bicycle Maintenance I: NOVEMBER


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Class Goals:

Students will come out of this course with the ability to tend to the most common maintenance requirements of their bicycle.


Students must be at least 18 years of age -- otherwise, all you need is the desire to learn!

Materials Provided:

All relevant tools and equipment will be provided, as well as lubricants and rags etc.

What to Bring:

Your bike, replacement parts if necessary (check with instructor), and clothes you don't mind getting black bike grease on.

Instructor Biography:


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Event Time:

Session 1: Wednesday, November 5, 7PM - 9PM

Session 2: Wednesday, November 12, 7PM - 9PM

Session 3: Wednesday, November 19, 7PM - 9PM

Session 4: Wednesday, November 26, 7PM - 9PM


REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than one week in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form.

CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.

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Mastering the Elements of Light and Lighting

Mastering and Controlling the Elements of Light          1 Day                      5.5hrs                    Price $99.00


Photography is about controlling LIGHT; making light do what you want it to do to get the result you want to capture in an image. This workshop touches upon the essential elements of lighting the subject. Any subject!.  In this 5.5 hour workshop, you will learn about the various lighting tools and accessories available to control the light.  Full concentration  will be given to explaining the 4 applications of light using those tools (Additive, Subtractive, Translucent and Reflective) accompanied by a demonstration of how they can be applied in all phases of photography. What's the difference between using an umbrella vs. a softbox, vs. constant lights vs. LED's?  We will tell you!  Soup to nuts, steak to potatoes, we cover is all; the quality and quantity of light and how to control each element.


Students: (Minimum 5) - (Maximum 12)

Call 781-662-8822 to reserve a seat.  This class is held at our Melrose store 

When: Oct 25, 2014 9 AM to Oct 25, 2014 4 PMin Melrose, Massachusetts
Cost: SKU# LGHTINGELEMENT 99.00 true Elements of Light Admission 99.00

(Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09 )
L2: Learn - Lead Conference


Leaders are always looking for opportunities to learn, but every leader has

little time to spare. L2: Learn – Lead is the new simulcast event designed

to breathe new life into leadership through world-class speakers – in a

convenient, half-day format.

When: Nov 21, 2014 8 AM to Nov 21, 2014 12 PMin Barre, Massachusetts (Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08 )
Startup Weekend Education - Boston: Nov 21-23, 2014 (#swedubos)

All startups created this weekend will be focused on solving problems in education! 

For all event details, visit boston.up.co



Startup Weekend Crew


Contact bostonedu@startupweekend.org from your .edu email address for a discount code!

Refund Policy:  No refunds will be granted within 7 days of the event if food and drink have already been ordered. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

Startup Weekend EDU
Have you ever had an idea for improving education? Here's your opportunity to transform your education ideas into action in 54 hours. Find the right people with complimentary skills & the passion & dedication to build a startup quick & smart. Test your idea with real potential customers, receive coaching from experienced education entrepreneurs & industry professionals, and win prizes that will help you take your startup idea to the next level of execution!

We're looking for passionate educators, parents, students, entrepreneurs, developers, and designers who want to make to make a difference in education now. Come learn the basics of founding & launching a successful education startup while solving real problems in education.

The event:  We bring together a diverse group of people passionate about making a positive impact on education.  In 54 hours, participants share ideas, form teams, build products and launch education startups.  Startup Weekend EDU begins with open-mic 60-second pitches Friday night that result in the formation of small teams around the best, most viable concepts. Teams spend Saturday and Sunday focusing on customer development, validating their ideas and building prototypes with the help of experienced coaches. On Sunday, teams demo their education products and receive valuable feedback from a panel of expert judges.

Here's some of the things you get from attending:
+ A free .co domain name
+ $2,000 of credit on Google App Engine
+ $100 of AWS credit for hosting
+ Awesome coaching by edtech industry leaders
+ Fun swag from Google, .Co and more!
+ Breakfast, lunch and dinner for the whole weekend
+ A network of new developer, designer & entrepreneur friends that are also excited about improving education 

About Startup Weekend EDU: Startup Weekend EDU events are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.  Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekend EDU events culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations.  Participants create working  education startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. All teams hear talks by industry leaders and receive valuable feedback from local entrepreneurials. The weekend is centered around action, innovation, and education.  Whether you are looking for feedback on a idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup.

Terms of Participation Agreement: It is our job to provide you with an incredible networking and learning opportunity. Our intention is that you meet some amazing people that you might actually start a company with, build relationships with coaches, and learn from your peers. The event is intended to be a collaborative forum for sharing, learning, building, and having fun. As such, by registering as a participant, you acknowledge that any ideas shared by you or anyone else over the course of the event are contributions to the overall experience and community. If you as a participant are worried about someone stealing your ideas, please reconsider your participation in the event itself or simply refrain from sharing specifics about your idea.  

As a member of your startup community, you agree to to be inclusive of any and all people and their ideas. You agree to act professionally, treat everyone with respect, and treat the event facilities with proper care. You agree that you are responsible for any accidents or damages that you cause. You also agree to not hold Startup Weekend, your local volunteer team, or any of the event supporters liable for any loss, damage, injury, or any other unforeseeable incident.  

By Participating at the event, you grant Startup Weekend permission to capture photo/video of the event. You can find the exact legal terms on our FAQ Page but to summarize, we want to share your success with the world.

When: Nov 21, 2014 6 PM to Nov 23, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18 )
Merrimack Warriors Hockey vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Hockey

When: Nov 14, 2014 7 PM in North Andover, Massachusetts (Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19 )
The Plot in You
with Barrier, Cane Hill
What started as a side-project of former Before Their Eyes (Rise Records) guitarist/vocalist, Landon Tewers, quickly became his main focus. After parting ways with BTE, a solid line-up for the band was formed and work on their debut EP was underway. "Wife Beater" (InVogue Records) was both heavy as well as haunting, where lyrically Tewers gives you a look inside the lives of people he has come into contact with over the years.After signing to Rise Records in 2010, the band has been steadily writing for the first full length, which will be released in early 2011.

When: Oct 30, 2014 6 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts
Cost: $13.00 - $15.00 (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18 )
with Drunken Doja Monkey
Schlang is the pseudo-scientific meta-music brainfruit of Supersillyus & Space Jesus. The two producers, who have recently relocated to Brooklyn, teamed up to create unique music by knitting time into a sweater and lighting it on fire. Their dbut release, "Little Information Deposits" takes the listener on an aggressive and beautifully perplexing journey with highly stylized production. Their live sets are organized chaos at its finest, using a variety of instruments and guest performers. Each song serves up a multitude of highly inventive psychoactive elements.

When: Oct 21, 2014 8 PM in Allston, Massachusetts
Cost: $10.00 (Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20 )
The Lamplighter Sessions: In the Round Peter Mulvey, Zak Trojano, Pamela Means and a Special Guest

It's an in-the-round evening of songs with impromptu accompaniment and more than a few surprises. Also a preview of the Lamplighter Sessions, which will be a multi-night, one room festival at the Parlor Room next Autumn.

When: Oct 28, 2014 7 PM in Northampton, Massachusetts
Cost: $15.00 (Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19 )
Mockingjay Part 1 Premiere Tween & Teen Meetup

Join other Hunger Games enthusiasts to go see part 1 of the Mockingjay movies.

We will have more information as the date gets closer. I will run this one in Swansea, but if you want to be the greeter for another tween & teen group in another location, please let me know and I will set it up for you.

This is a meetup style event. Please secure your tickets on your own.

When: Nov 21, 2014 7 PM to Nov 21, 2014 10 PMin Swansea, Massachusetts (Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19 )
Still Tryin' to Get It Right: A Jewish Woman's Journey


Using songs from musical theater, jazz standards and rock’n’roll as well as personal stories, Sharon weaves together a performance that will have you laughing about life’s crazy moments and touched by its more challenging ones. Sharon will be joined by Clifton J. Noble, staff accompanist at Smith College, and Justina Golden, director of the Profound Sound Voice Studio, among others.

When: Nov 8, 2014 7 PM to Nov 8, 2014 10 PMin Florence, Massachusetts (Sat, 08 Nov 2014 19 )
Talking Heads Tribute Start Making Sense
with Hall & Oates Tribute HmfO
If David Byrne is one of the geniuses of modern times, then Start Making Sense is a tribute to genius. The musicians in this 7-piece Talking Heads Tribute take pride in faithfully recreating the music of Talking Heads entire career. Together they bring much of the Heads unique live show to the stage, with front man Jon Braun as a spot-on David Byrne, giving you a "once in a lifetime" experience. Prepare yourself for a rockin', funkin', danceable celebration of the new-wave art punk you loved from the 80's!!!

When: Dec 26, 2014 8 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: $15 Adv / $17 Day Of Show (Fri, 26 Dec 2014 20 )
Boston VIP List Presents The Night of The Killer Costumes


Saturday, November 1st At The Greatest Bar

Boston VIP List Presents

Night of The Killer Costumes

Don’t stop the Halloween spookiness at

The Greatest Bar on Saturday, November 1.

Ladies, wear your sexiest outfit and compete

for the chance to COLD CA$H!

With four floors and three bars, it’s Boston’s spookiest

Saturday night destination.

DJ's Michael Marra & Jinx will be dropping the city’s hottest beats!

House, Top 40, & EDM


*Want a free ride? We’ve teamed up with Lyft to give you a FREE* ride home!

Just download the Lyft app and use promo code “BostonVIPList”

For $25 off your first ride!*

For Parties, Bachelorette Parties, Birthdays, or to Get Listed contact us at:

Text or Call: Sunny 617-335-5582



Follow us on Twitter: @BostonVIPList

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When: Nov 1, 2014 9 PM to Nov 2, 2014 2 AMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 01 Nov 2014 21 )
with Swift Technique, APEL Beats, The Underwater Sounds
Aqueous is a genre melting, funk-tastic groove/rock band known for bringing high energy shows night after night. Catchy songwriting, shredding guitars, tight infectious grooves, and spot on improvisation keep crowds dancing right from the first beat. The songs themselves are adventurous, smartly composed, inventive, and exuberant. The improv sections add immensely to the experience, as Aqueous heads off in directions heretofore unknown and previously unexplored. Aqueous breathes as one organism when it is in full flight.Their latest studio effort "Willy is 40" has joined the ranks of their influences-turned-peers showcasing the band's explosive musical prowess. The album captures Aqueous' signature live intensity, while expertly displaying the band's creative and concise song writing. Their live series releases "Live Nugs" have kept fans waiting for the newest installment of highlights from recent shows. The quartet has been touring heavily throughout the Northeast and Midwest, riding high on the momentum gained from playing multiple sets at moe.'s annual end of summer festival moe.down.

When: Oct 7, 2014 8 PM in Allston, Massachusetts
Cost: $10.00 (Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20 )
Gin & Jews Boston Bar Night

The Chosen Hour Has Arrived...AGAIN! Join us for the biggest & best JewISH bar night in Boston.

Small print:
*The venue is wheelchair accessible.
*Sorry, we can't offer ticket refunds. All sales are final.

See pictures from past events: http://www.facebook.com/GinandJewsBoston | Twitter: https://twitter.com/ginjewsboston

When: Nov 20, 2014 7 PM to Nov 20, 2014 11 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19 )
PUBLIC BODY: Free Workout for Boston Children's Hospital

PUBLIC BODY and South End Athletic Company are teaming up again for a fantastic fall event!  Join PUBLIC BODY's creator Chad Flahive, SEACs Dan Fitzgerald and a guest team of some of Boston's hottest trainers as they take you through an energizing workout designed to make you sweat...and smile

***Oh, so here's the deal....All we ask is that you bring a small toy (and your free eventbrite ticket) as your "admission" to the workout. After the workout, Public Body representatives will deliver the toys to Boston Children's Hospital as prizes for kids who must complete an MRI in order to determine their path for treatment.

To read some of their stories, check out "Lilli and the Big Doughnut" (about half way down the link) 



 Simply register and print your free ticket. Bring the ticket along with your small toy/prize to South End Athletic Company on Sunday, October 5th at 10:30 AM. From there we'll head to the parks, complete the workout and do a little good for the community! Please arrive by 10:15 to check in! Thank you for being part of this incredible community! 

When: Oct 5, 2014 10 AM to Oct 5, 2014 12 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 05 Oct 2014 10 )
Boston University Terriers Mens Ice Hockey vs UMass Lowell River Hawks Hockey

When: Jan 18, 2015 1 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 24.00 - 24.00 (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 13 )
Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally
When: Nov 7, 2014 10 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 35.00 - 49.00 (Fri, 07 Nov 2014 22 )
Swan Lake
When: Oct 30, 2014 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19 )
Merrimack Warriors Hockey vs Boston College Eagles Hockey

When: Feb 6, 2015 7 PM in North Andover, Massachusetts (Fri, 06 Feb 2015 19 )
Free Big Data and Hadoop Online Webinar in BOSTON, MA on Hadoop – A Solution for Big Data


 Free Big Data Online Webinar on

 Hadoop – A Solution for Big Data

Oct 14th, 2014 1:00 PM CDT/USA

 Enroll Now for our Free Online Webinar and learn from our Expert

Join us for a webinar on “Hadoop – A Solution for Big Data”.  Big Data is the trend of today. The huge amount of data that is generated every second through various inputs is termed as big unstructured data. These data can be structured and used for the best use in business. Hadoop is used to structure the Big Data and currently is considered as the wisest solution for Big Data.  Understand the importance of Hadoop in the sphere of Big Data during this session.

As the world is moving towards digital era with mass production of data every minute, Big Data and Hadoop has become the most sought after skill to be mastered by technology professionals. By developing your skill sets in Big Data and Hadoop, you can now get a chance to step closer to your dream job in IT.

Big Data and Hadoop job market is now attracting professionals from a variety of domains by offering competitive salaries and job opportunities. So it is the right time for you to make the move ahead and choose Big Data and Hadoop for reinventing your career.

Also, clarify your doubts on Big Data and Hadoop from our expert during the webinar.

Listen what our attendees speak...

I attended the session and it was very useful, thanks to you..

-Surya Choudhary, Damco Solutions

When: Oct 14, 2014 1 PM to Oct 14, 2014 2 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13 )
VanaVain Vintage BFW Trunk Show

No better way to start Boston Fashion Week than with us! Be the first to shop our exceptional Winter collection of carefully handpicked unique clothes and jewelry.

With a beautiful view of Boston's Boylston Street area, we will have fancy cocktails, an amazing menu, networking and shopping has never been better!

Be sure to come to Vanessa Lundy's table to discuss all your NEEDS, WANTS & MUSTS for your professional and social Fall/Winter fashions! 

RSVP NOW. Space is limited and there are more special deals to come!

When: Oct 6, 2014 6 PM to Oct 6, 2014 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts (Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18 )
The Horrors
When: Nov 1, 2014 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 16.00 - 16.00 (Sat, 01 Nov 2014 20 )

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