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Christopher Miller: American Cornball

Date: 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 3:30pm
Program: 

Tonight on Inquiry we talk with writer CHRISTOPHER MILLER who has compiled and hilarious and fascinating encyclopedia of funny objects and conventions from the comics, jokes and films of the early decades of the Twentieth Century. Included are citations on anvils, hen-pecked husbands, B.O., pie fights, Limburger Cheese  and so much more. If you have ever watched a Three Stooges short and wondered what “alum” was, tune in tonight when we discuss: AMERICAN CORNBALL: A LAFFOPEDIC GUIDE TO THE FORMERLY FUNNY. 

Sunday Jazz Brunch with Lance Martin

Join us for our fabulous Sunday Jazz Brunch from 10 am to 3 pm. Enjoy Eggs Benedict, Croissant French Toast and other delicious items from our award winning brunch menu, while listening to some of the area's best jazz performers. This Sunday features jazz flutist Lance Martin!

No Cover

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/30/2014 - 10:00

Yun & The New Definition

Yun & the New Definition is a Fusion Big Band consisting of musicians from different musical institutes around Boston. Their style is based on Chinese Folk Music as well as influences from Jazz and Contemporary Music. Even though it was founded only a year ago, they have played in many shows and events, such as the Chinese Lunar New Year Concert at the Berklee Performance Center, the Harvard Grad-Night at the Harvard Club (shared the stage with Yo-Yo Ma)," and the 2014 Ivy League Spring Festival Gala (shared the stage with Grammy Winner, Eugene Friesen).

Tickets: $12pp

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/29/2014 - 20:30

Sounds of Success

From Old School to New School Party...with VJ Kev D & DJ Smooth B!

Tickets: $10pp

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 21:00

Tomoko Ozawa Quintet

"Gentian" CD Release - featuring work by Emily Dickinson

Tomoko Ozawa - Compositions, Piano, Voice
Milena Jancuric - Flute
Axel Camil Hachadi - Saxophone
Rob Taylor - Bass
Noam Israeli - Drums

Composer and Pianist, Tomoko Ozawa, presents her first album "Gentian" featuring poems by Emily Dickinson.

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/26/2014 - 21:00

Manduca Sexta

Manduca Sexta is a new dynamic 3-horn, piano, bass and drum unit which plays originals and fresh takes on standards mostly in the postbop and modal idiom. The arrangements bring out both the powerful and lush and swing between tight and loose grooves.

Tickets: $10pp

Event Date: 
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 20:30

Soul City

You will Dance. Resistance is futile.

Tickets: $10pp

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 21:00

Esthema

Esthema is a Boston-based ensemble composed of virtuoso musicians that defy musical boundaries, writes Angel Romero in Progressive Rock Central (Sept 2014).

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 20:30

Pasado de Moda

Alexander Gable - Bandolim, Electric Mandolin & Voice
Youssif Yaseen - Oud, Guitar, Voice
Ryan Meyer - Mbiras, Tablas, Percussion
Layth Sidiq - Violin and Voice
Donovan Stokes - Double Bass

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/19/2014 - 21:00

Karamel Day

Vocals-Dana Protsenko
Alto Sax- Ryo Konishi
Keys- Elin(I-ling) Lee
Bass- Max McKellar
Drums- Kazuhiro Odagiri

Tickets: $7pp

Event Date: 
Tue, 11/18/2014 - 20:30

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