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State of Jazz Keynote Address: Don Was

Thursday / April 24, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Don Was is the president of Blue Note Records, the largest and oldest jazz record label. Blue Note boasts a "who's who" of jazz greats on its roster, and has recently been at the forefront of music that makes waves with the younger generations. 

Artists such as Robert Glasper, Ambrose Akinmusire, Stefon Harris, Brian Blade, and Wayne Shorter represent some of the wide spectrum of current top artists working under the Blue Note brand. It is the ability to cross  audiences that has made Blue Note such a resilient force in the music industry.

Admission: 
Free

Berklee YouTube Hack Day

Saturday / March 1, 2014 / 10:00 a.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

Experts return to Berklee to give students insights into the art of the viral video. Offered exclusively on-site to Berklee students, this event will be available on Concert Window for the general public to view. 

Find full details and registration at berklee.edu/hack-day.

Admission: 
Free to Berklee Students

Performance Major Advising Session-Bass Dept

Thursday / March 27, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

The Bass Department is trying to reach ALL of the students who declared Performance and a Major or intend to, in order to pass as much information as possible so their graduation track doesn't get slowed down.

Admission: 
Free

Job Jam

Saturday / March 29, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

The annual Job Jam event connects students and alumni with career resources, employers, and opportunities.

Admission: 
Free

Welcome to Night Vale

Friday / February 28, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
Enjoy a live performance of “Welcome to Night Vale,” which is a twice-monthly podcast starring Cecil Baldwin. The performance takes on the style of community updates for the fictional small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the sheriff's secret police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events. The podcast has drawn praise as “a geeky cultural gem” (CBC) and “incredible, spooky, funny, and monumentally charming” (BoingBoing).

Listen to the pilot episode of “Welcome to Night Vale” here.

Admission: 
Sold Out

Bogart at Berklee Comedy Showcase

Wednesday / January 22, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Bogart at Berklee is a stand-up comedy showcase series hosted by Kevin Seefried and produced by live entertainment promoter Bogart LA. Accomplished musician and Berklee alumnus George Woods serves as the house band for this expertly curated stand-up comedy showcase which brings a variety of comedic voices and styles to the stage. Each month the lineup features some of the best comics in Boston along with special guests from out of town.

This evening’s showcase will feature Ryan Donahue (co-host of “Strange Behavior” in Cambridge), Emily Ruskowski (Women in Comedy Festival, Boston Comedy Festival), Steve McConnon, Dan Boulger (Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham), Alingon Mitra (winner of the 2013 Boston Comedy Festival), Bret Ossinoff (co-host of the David Loses His Virginity podcast and of “Sex Funeral” in New York City), and Tim Dillon (host of “Love, Poverty, and War” in New York City).

Admission: 
$10, general admission

Liberal Arts Symposium

Friday / April 11, 2014 / 10:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

The 20th annual Liberal Arts Symposium features artsists who represent the intersection of music and society.

Admission: 
Free

Pride Week

Tuesday / April 1, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

A celebration of our Berklee LGBTQI communities.

Admission: 
Free

Your Role in Music and Health

Friday / March 7, 2014 / 9:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Hear perspectives on arts and health presented by some of Boston's leaders in the field. Join us as we provoke discussion, interaction, and celebration among professionals in the arts in health. This event is presented by BACH (Boston Arts Consortium for Health) and sponsored by Berklee's Music Therapy Department. RSVP to jschiffman@berklee.edu.

Admission: 
Free

Joe Belliotti: Director of Global Entertainment Marketing for Coca-Cola

Tuesday / December 3, 2013 / 10:00 a.m.
Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Berklee alumnus Joe Belliotti will be talking about the current state of marketing and music. He'll discuss Coca-Cola's history and its future plans regarding music and the continuing development of music partnerships.

Admission: 
Free

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