WBUR Events


Saturday, March 25, 2017, 2:00 pm

Thank You, Nature Neighbors!

Join local artists Greg Cook (contributor to The Artery) and Kari Percival in creating fun crafts related animals and plants.

Sunday, March 26, 2017, 7:30 pm

Joshua Sobol In Conversation With Ed Siegel

Ed Siegel will sit down with playwright Joshua Sobol for a conversation about his work.

Monday, March 27, 2017, 7:30 pm

Bruce Feiler In Conversation With Robin Young

Robin Young will sit down with New York Times columnist and best-selling author Bruce Feiler for a discussion of his latest book, “The First Love Story: Adam, Eve and Us.”

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6:00 pm

Cambridge Community Foundation Gala: “Our City, Our Future”

Robin Young will emcee the Cambridge Community Foundation’s centennial gala.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 7:00 pm

Fake News and Alternative Facts: The Role of Universities, Journalism, and Political Communication in Preserving Democracy

Tom Ashbrook will be a panelist at this discussion of media ethics, journalistic responsibility and civility in political discourse.


Monday, April 3, 2017, 5:30 pm

Conversations on Civic Innovation: Impact of New Media on Civic Initiatives

Asma Khalid will moderate a conversation about the fast changing world of journalism and social media and how it impacts civic initiatives.

Monday, April 3, 2017, 7:00 pm

Notes on Blindness

Erin Trahan will moderate a talk back with directors Peter Middleton and James Spinney following a screening of their film, “Notes on Blindness.”

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 7:00 am

Overcoming Challenges: Suicide Prevention Across the Lifespan

Lynn Jolicoeur will be part of a discussion about suicide prevention and the media at the 16th Annual Massachusetts Suicide Prevention Conference.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 7:00 pm

BBF Presents: Reading and Writing in the Age of Trump

Join a panel of novelists as they discuss how the literary community is responding during this political moment.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 7:00 pm

Boston National Poetry Month Festival

Join Lloyd Schwartz and poets across New England for poetry readings, slams, music and dance.

Friday, April 7, 2017, 6:00 pm

Banned In Boston

Meghna Chakrabarti and Ray Maggliozzi will join several Boston luminaries for Urban Improv’s annual comedy and music fundraiser.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 5:30 pm

WBUR On Tap: Lloyd Schwartz’s “Little Kisses”

Join Lloyd Schwartz for a live reading of “Little Kisses,” his latest poetry collection.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 6:30 pm

The Business of Immigrant Integration

Shannon Dooling will moderate panel discussion exploring the benefits and challenges of integrating immigrants into New England’s diverse workforce.

Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6:30 pm

Responding To The Refugee Crisis

Tom Ashbrook will moderate a conversation about the response to the global refugee crisis at TripAdvisor Global Headquarters in Needham, MA.

Thursday, April 20, 2017, 6:00 pm

Bunker Hill Community College Foundation 2017 Gala

Meghna Chakrabarti will emcee the Bunker Hill Community College Foundation 2017 Gala, an annual fundraiser which enables students to receive scholarships.

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