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10:00 am

Exhibition: ‘Indian Ocean Current: Six Artistic Narratives’

Indian Ocean Current: Six Artistic Narratives features videos, collages, paintings, sculptures, interactive installations, and photographs by renowned artists Shiraz Bayjoo, Nicholas Hlobo, Shilpa Gupta, Wangechi Mutu, Penny Siopis, and Hajra Waheed—whose deep ties to the lands surrounding the Indian Ocean inform their work.The exhibition explores the contemporary legacy of the long movement of people, things, and […]

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2:00 pm

Active Chair Yoga

February 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 3, 2020

Hyde Community Center, , 90 Lincoln Street,
Newton Highlands, MA United States
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New to the Newton Senior Center lineup is Diane, who will be teaching an Active Chair Yoga class that includes standing postures. Diane is a certified yoga instructor who completed the 200-hour Yogaworks Teacher Training Program. She studied with Lakshmi Voelker, founder of “Get Fit Where you Sit” chair yoga. Diane brings a playful spirit […]

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7:00 pm

Newton History Series – Black Tiger: The Opium Trade

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a talk that will examine how the history of the opium trade provides background for understanding today’s opioid crisis. Frederic Delano Grant, Jr., a Boston-based lawyer who holds a Ph.D. in history, will examine the legality, morality, economics and some lessons to be drawn from the international opium trade from 1700-1900 and more. […]

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Black Tiger: Opium Trade, 1700-1900

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Druker Auditorium, 330 Homer St
Newton, MA 02459 United States
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This talk by Frederic Delano Grant Jr. examines the legality, morality, economics and some lessons to be drawn from the international opium trade. Follow the drug from major centers of production, and meet colorful personalities in the trade, including some with ties to Newton. Learn More

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