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  • Virtual
    GBH is proud to present award-winning author Téa Obreht for April’s virtual Beyond the Page event! Obreht is the international bestselling author of The Tiger’s Wife (2011) and Inland (2020), as well as an accomplished short story writer whose work has been featured in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and Harper’s Magazine, among many others.

    Obreht will answer audience questions about her writing and creative processes, and give insights on the publishing industry. She will also be sharing more about her upcoming novel, The Morningside, which is set to release on March 19.

    The Morningside expands on her short story published by New York Times Magazine for a COVID-19-related anthology. The novel follows 11-year-old Silvia and her mother as they flee their war-torn home and arrive in Island City, a near-future city ravaged by coastal flooding. With her past shrouded in mystery, Silvia embarks on an adventure to find out more about herself, the interesting characters in her new apartment building, and the magical, yet impoverished city around her.

    At Beyond the Page, we believe in the power of knowledge, the magic of stories and the beauty of shared experiences. This event series features interactive sessions with renowned authors discussing their latest work and their writing process. Whether you're seeking profound discussions or heartfelt emotions, these events offer something truly special for everyone.
  • In Person
    Join GBH News’ daily show live at the library! GBH Executive Arts Editor Jared Bowen and a rotating panel of co-hosts and cultural correspondents provide an expansive look at society through art, culture and entertainment, driving conversations about how listeners experience culture across music, movies, fashion, TV, art, books, theater, dance, food and more.

    This event is in partnership with Boston Design Week.

    Registration is encouraged for this free event.

  • In Person
    Join GBH supporters in celebration of International Jazz Day. GBH Music and JazzBoston present Cuban pianist, composer and arranger Zahili Gonzalez Zamora.

    Immerse yourself in the soulful melodies and vibrant rhythms that pay homage to the rich heritage and cultural nuances of Afro Cuban music. Experience the fusion of traditional jazz elements with the captivating beats of Cuban percussion, creating a harmonious blend that will transport you to the heart of Havana. This performance aims to celebrate the power of music to unite and uplift. Get ready to tap your feet, sway to the groove, and be moved by compositions based on personal experience of resilience, mixed with the irresistible energy of Afro Cuban rhythms.

    This event will be hosted by Callie Crossley, host of Under the Radar with Callie Crossley and co-host of The Culture Show on GBH 89.7.

    You have two ticket options:

    * $50 in-person event experience from 7:15-9pm, includes wine and cheese pre-reception or
    * Virtual Tickets (Free) from 8-9pm. The performance can be streamed for free with an advanced RSVP

    Please note by registering for this event your name and email will be shared with GBH and JazzBoston.

    About Jazz Boston JazzBoston connects, promotes and advocates for the musicians, audiences and venues of Greater Boston’s dynamic and diverse jazz community. The nonprofit organization spreads the music and message of jazz and celebrates Boston as one of the world’s great jazz cities. Find more information at jazzboston.org.

    This event is presented with support from our sponsor The Goldstein Family Fund.

    Photo credit: Robert Torres

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