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ESU Boston Presents Three Unique and Wonderfully Informative Social Events

Please note on your calendar and RSVP to assure your presence

Evelyn Wrench Speaker Program: Brunel Lecture - Wednesday, April 22 at 6:00 PM at the West End Museum, 150 Staniford Street, Boston.

Tour of The Museum of World War II - Saturday, May 9 beginning at 11:00 AM.

ESU Garden Party - Sunday, June 7 at 3:00 PM.

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Shakespeare Competition Finalists

Congratulations to our finalists, who will be competing this Saturday, February 7th!

Belle Flint
Claire Glover
Ellie Laabs
Meaghan Robichaud
My Huynh
Andrew Letai
Caroline Clancy
Macarthur Morris
Briana Pinto
Lizzie Mears
Devin Bean

The final round will be held on February 7 at the Mount Ida College Campus Center Theater at Mount Ida College. The theater is located at 777 Dedham Street, Newton, MA, 02459.

The finals will commence at 1 o'clock in the afternoon.


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The English Speaking Union of Boston's Shakespeare Competition Semi-Finals

On Saturday, January 31st at 10:30 AM the English-Speaking Union of Boston will hold the Shakespeare Competition Semi-Finals at Mount Ida College. The Finals will also be held at Mount Ida On February 7th at 1 PM. 

Parking is available in the visitor lot which is directly to the left when you enter campus. Please proceed across the street to the downstairs entrance of the Campus Center. 

Brunch will be available for $7.25 and is available between 11 am – 2 pm and there will be a private dining room with a sign indicating: "Reserved for Shakespeare Competition"


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Author Awarded

The English Speaking Union of Boston honored Andre Dubus III (left) this week as the ESU 2014 Author of the Year. Presenting the award is Boston Branch president, Paul Boghosian, of Belmont. Dubus is the author of six books, including the New York Times bestsellers House of Sand and Fog, The Garden of Last Days, and his memoir, Townie.  His most recent book, Dirty Love, published in the fall of 2013, was a New York Times "Notable Book" selection, a New York Times "Editors' Choice", a 2013 "Notable Fiction" choice from the Washington Post, and a Kirkus "Starred Best Book of 2013".   Dubus, an award winning teacher, lectures at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.


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Holiday Party

 The Boston Branch of
The English-Speaking Union

Cordially invites you to a festive

Holiday Party

At the home of
The British Consul General
Ms. Susie Kitchens

15 Chestnut Street, Beacon Hill, Boston

Thursday, December 11, 2014
6:00 PM


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Boston Branch

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