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Boston Public Library – McKim Building [clear filter]
Sunday, December 31
 

1:00pm

GBCCA Arts & Crafts
The Greater Boston Chinese Cultural Association (GBCCA) is a non-political, non-profit organization to promote public awareness of Chinese culture and heritage, to enhance the well being and social standing of Chinese Americans; and to provide an environment for people to learn Chinese culture, language, and arts.  For more than 20 years, GBCCA has been actively participating the Boston First Night Celebration by providing hands –on arts & crafts activities, dance & music performance, and bringing Lion & dragon dances, and illuminated lanterns, etc. to the Parade.


Sunday December 31, 2017 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Boston Public Library – McKim Building (Dartmouth Street), McKim Exhibition Hall Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116

1:15pm

Puppet Showplace Theater
Welcome to a world of imagination! Puppet Showplace Theater's extraordinary artists bring original and familiar stories to life in a whirlwind of lively, interactive performances. Meet characters up close, learn about different puppetry styles, and get inspired by the magic that's right at your fingertips! www.puppetshowplace.org.


All First Night activities taking place at the Boston Public Library will be ticketed and available prior to each performance on a first come first served basis. Each show has a limited number of tickets available dependent on room capacities. There are no advance reservations available or required to attend, all shows are free. Each show will repeat throughout the day, we encourage you to arrive early to secure your place in line. Stroller “parking” will be available in the McKim building near the children’s activities for your convenience, First Night and the BPL are not responsible for your belongings.

Performer Location
avatar for Roxanna Myhrum

Roxanna Myhrum

Artistic Director, Puppet Showplace Theater
Roxanna Myhrum is the artistic director of Puppet Showplace Theater in Brookline, MA. She curates the theater's season of shows and workshops, and teaches puppetry to students of all ages, pre-K to adult. Roxie is a sought-after puppetry director and coach, and has worked with almost... Read More →


Sunday December 31, 2017 1:15pm - 1:45pm
Boston Public Library – McKim Building (Dartmouth Street), Guastavino Room Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116

2:00pm

Puppet Showplace Theater
Welcome to a world of imagination! Puppet Showplace Theater's extraordinary artists bring original and familiar stories to life in a whirlwind of lively, interactive performances. Meet characters up close, learn about different puppetry styles, and get inspired by the magic that's right at your fingertips! www.puppetshowplace.org.


All First Night activities taking place at the Boston Public Library will be ticketed and available prior to each performance on a first come first served basis. Each show has a limited number of tickets available dependent on room capacities. There are no advance reservations available or required to attend, all shows are free. Each show will repeat throughout the day, we encourage you to arrive early to secure your place in line. Stroller “parking” will be available in the McKim building near the children’s activities for your convenience, First Night and the BPL are not responsible for your belongings.

Performer Location
avatar for Roxanna Myhrum

Roxanna Myhrum

Artistic Director, Puppet Showplace Theater
Roxanna Myhrum is the artistic director of Puppet Showplace Theater in Brookline, MA. She curates the theater's season of shows and workshops, and teaches puppetry to students of all ages, pre-K to adult. Roxie is a sought-after puppetry director and coach, and has worked with almost... Read More →


Sunday December 31, 2017 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Boston Public Library – McKim Building (Dartmouth Street), Guastavino Room Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116

2:00pm

GBCCA Performance
During this hour there will be performances of Chinese Music, Chinese Dance, and yo-yoing!


Musical instruments used by the Ensemble include bowed strings, plucked strings, bamboo winds, and percussion. The Chinese Music Ensemble welcomes anyone interested in learning to play a Chinese musical instrument regardless of age and nationality. 


Jin Yun Chinese Dance Troupe was founded by a group of amateur dancers who are passionate in promoting Chinese culture through dance. Jia Yun Dance Troupe had performed at the various major events, to name a few: MIT, Bridgewater State College, various schools events, senior housing facilities, Chinatown festivals, Boston FIrst Night. This year Jia Yun dance troupe won the Gold award at the US regional TaoLi Cup CHinese dance competition. 


The GBCCA Chinese Yo-Yo Troupe is part of the Huaxin School of Arts at GBCCA, taught by Mr.Jeff  Lu. Members of the Yo-Yo Troupe have performed at Boston First Night, Boston Dragon Boat Festivals, Children’s Museum, Boston Science Museum, and many numerous events in Greater Boston area. Their performance features group, duet, and solo tricks, choreographed by Mr. Jeff  Lu.


For more information, please visit our web site: http://ChineseMusicEnsemble.com


All First Night activities taking place at the Boston Public Library will be ticketed and available prior to each performance on a first come first served basis. Each show has a limited number of tickets available dependent on room capacities. There are no advance reservations available or required to attend, all shows are free. Each show will repeat throughout the day, we encourage you to arrive early to secure your place in line. Stroller “parking” will be available in the McKim building near the children’s activities for your convenience, First Night and the BPL are not responsible for your belongings.


Sunday December 31, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Boston Public Library – McKim Building (Dartmouth Street), McKim Exhibition Hall Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116

2:45pm

Puppet Showplace Theater
Welcome to a world of imagination! Puppet Showplace Theater's extraordinary artists bring original and familiar stories to life in a whirlwind of lively, interactive performances. Meet characters up close, learn about different puppetry styles, and get inspired by the magic that's right at your fingertips! www.puppetshowplace.org.


All First Night activities taking place at the Boston Public Library will be ticketed and available prior to each performance on a first come first served basis. Each show has a limited number of tickets available dependent on room capacities. There are no advance reservations available or required to attend, all shows are free. Each show will repeat throughout the day, we encourage you to arrive early to secure your place in line. Stroller “parking” will be available in the McKim building near the children’s activities for your convenience, First Night and the BPL are not responsible for your belongings.

Performer Location
avatar for Roxanna Myhrum

Roxanna Myhrum

Artistic Director, Puppet Showplace Theater
Roxanna Myhrum is the artistic director of Puppet Showplace Theater in Brookline, MA. She curates the theater's season of shows and workshops, and teaches puppetry to students of all ages, pre-K to adult. Roxie is a sought-after puppetry director and coach, and has worked with almost... Read More →


Sunday December 31, 2017 2:45pm - 3:15pm
Boston Public Library – McKim Building (Dartmouth Street), Guastavino Room Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116

3:30pm

Puppet Showplace Theater
Welcome to a world of imagination! Puppet Showplace Theater's extraordinary artists bring original and familiar stories to life in a whirlwind of lively, interactive performances. Meet characters up close, learn about different puppetry styles, and get inspired by the magic that's right at your fingertips! www.puppetshowplace.org.


All First Night activities taking place at the Boston Public Library will be ticketed and available prior to each performance on a first come first served basis. Each show has a limited number of tickets available dependent on room capacities. There are no advance reservations available or required to attend, all shows are free. Each show will repeat throughout the day, we encourage you to arrive early to secure your place in line. Stroller “parking” will be available in the McKim building near the children’s activities for your convenience, First Night and the BPL are not responsible for your belongings.

Performer Location
avatar for Roxanna Myhrum

Roxanna Myhrum

Artistic Director, Puppet Showplace Theater
Roxanna Myhrum is the artistic director of Puppet Showplace Theater in Brookline, MA. She curates the theater's season of shows and workshops, and teaches puppetry to students of all ages, pre-K to adult. Roxie is a sought-after puppetry director and coach, and has worked with almost... Read More →


Sunday December 31, 2017 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Boston Public Library – McKim Building (Dartmouth Street), Guastavino Room Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116

4:15pm

Puppet Showplace Theater
Welcome to a world of imagination! Puppet Showplace Theater's extraordinary artists bring original and familiar stories to life in a whirlwind of lively, interactive performances. Meet characters up close, learn about different puppetry styles, and get inspired by the magic that's right at your fingertips! www.puppetshowplace.org.


All First Night activities taking place at the Boston Public Library will be ticketed and available prior to each performance on a first come first served basis. Each show has a limited number of tickets available dependent on room capacities. There are no advance reservations available or required to attend, all shows are free. Each show will repeat throughout the day, we encourage you to arrive early to secure your place in line. Stroller “parking” will be available in the McKim building near the children’s activities for your convenience, First Night and the BPL are not responsible for your belongings.

Performer Location
avatar for Roxanna Myhrum

Roxanna Myhrum

Artistic Director, Puppet Showplace Theater
Roxanna Myhrum is the artistic director of Puppet Showplace Theater in Brookline, MA. She curates the theater's season of shows and workshops, and teaches puppetry to students of all ages, pre-K to adult. Roxie is a sought-after puppetry director and coach, and has worked with almost... Read More →


Sunday December 31, 2017 4:15pm - 4:45pm
Boston Public Library – McKim Building (Dartmouth Street), Guastavino Room Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116