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POST-GAZETTE, DECEMBER 16, 2011 Page 11 First Night Boston 2012 (Continued from Page i) Suzanne Vega admission to indoor events. In addi- tion, some cultural partners offer a "Button Bonus" program, including free admission on December 31 and discounts before and after First Night. Button Bonus performances on December 31 are listed here, and all others can be viewed at www.firstnight.org. First Night but- tons are available at dozens of locations, including Shaw's Super- markets, Star Market, Tedeschi's and Au Bun Pain. Buttons are avail- able now at a special web price only at www.firstnight.org through Decem- ber 22. Children under four admit- ted free. For more information, call 617-542-1399 or visit the web site. POPULAR & EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC Suzanne Vega, NEC's Jordan Hall, 9 p.m. The Cover-Up, CityPlace, 8-11 p.m. Drew O'Doherty, Boston Public Library Rabb Hall, 7:30-8 p.m. Cass McCombs, Boston Public Library Rabb Hall, 10:30-11:30 p.m. Ida, Boston Public Library Rabb Hall, 8:15-9:15 p.m. Intransitive Recordings, Hynes Convention Center, Room 313, 7:30- 11 p.m. This year's lineup features Ernst Karel at 8 p.m., Tim Feeney & Vic Rawlings at 9 p.m., and Jason Lescalleet at 10 p.m. Liz Longley, Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, 9-10 p.m. Lori Diamond & Fred Abatelli, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Terrace Room, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Marissa Nadler, Boston Public Library Rabb Hall, 9:30-10:15 p.m. Michael Tarbox, NEC's Jordan Hall, 8 p.m. Tubby Love and Eric Robertson, Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Waiter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys, The Wireforest: An Evening of Spectacular Spectacle, Hynes Auditorium, 7:30- l 1 p.m. Their guests will include Johnny Blazes and the Pretty Boys' flamboyant, glitter-filled, big-band soul; Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band with their marvelously quirky display of circus sight and sound: as well as a host of others to be announced. JAZZ, WORLD AND ROOTS MUSIC Mavis Staples, Symphony Hail, 9 - 10:30 p.m. Julian Lage Trio featuring Larry Grenadier and Eric Harland, Berklee Performance Center, 7:45 (live broadcast) and 9:30 p.m. Boston Saxophone Quartet, CityPlace, 6 and 7:30 p.m. Hot Like Fire, Hynes Convention Center, Room 302, 7:30-9 p.m. Jazzreal, St. Paul's Cathedral, 7:30 and 8:45 p.m. Juanito Pascual, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Terrace Room, I0 and ii p.m. Mamadou, Hynes Convention Center, Room 302, 9:30-11 p.m. Manami Morita, Berklee Perfor- mance Center, 6:30-7:15 p.m. New England Conservatory Youth Jazz Orchestra, Boston Public Library, 4 p.m. Parkington Sisters, Boston Symphony Hail, 8-8:45 p.m. CLASSICAL MUSIC American Guild of Organists, Arlington Street Church, I0-I i p.m. Heinrich Christensen, King's Chapel, 9 p.m. Ludovico Ensemble, New England Conservatory's Williams Hall, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Meet the King of Instruments, Old-South Church, 3:30-4 p.m. New England Conservatory Children's Chorus, HOLIDAY LIGHTS, Boston Public Library, 3 p.m. New England Conservatory Students and Alumni, NEC's Brown Hall, 8 - I0 p.m. Old South Brass, Organ & Percussion, Old South Church, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Opera Boston, Bastien und Bastienne, Emmanuel Church, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. Project STEP Chamber Orchestra, Boston Public Library, i and 2 p,m, DANCE OrigiNation/O'Shea Chaplin Dance, The First Night Beat, Hynes Convention Center, Ballroom. 7:30 and 8:45 p.m. Sean Fielder and the Boston Tap Company, Hynes Convention Center, Ballroom. 9:30 p,m. Tap- Battle, Hynes Co nyention Center, Ballroom, 8:15 = BUTTON BONUS: 8oston Ballet's The Nutcracker, 7:30 m. Boston Ballet offers to the first 100 button holders for The Nutcracker. Button Holders may line up at the Boston Opera House box office beginning at 11 a.m. After free tickets are gone, button holders can get a 30% discount on tickets for this performance only. THEATER, COMEDY AND SPOKEN WORD Mike Dalsey: WHEN THE CLOCK STRIKES, Boston University Theatre, 9:30- 11 p.m. Boston Interfaith Clergy Group, Interfaith Midnight Peace Service, St. Paul's Cathedral, 11:45 p.m. - 12:15 a.m. Boston Poetry Slam, Hynes Convention Center, Room 208, 7:30, 8:15, 9, 9:45, 10:30 p.m. Commonwealth Shakespeare: Bard Over Broadway, Emmanuel Church, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Improv Boston, Hynes Convention Center. Exhibit Hall C, 7:30, 8:45 and 10 p.m. Jim Lauletta, Boston University Theatre, 8-9 p.m. MassM0uth Story Slam, Hynes Convention Center, Room 207, 8 and 9:30 p.m. Tony V and Graig Murphy, Hynes Convention Center, Exhibit Hall D, 8-10 p.m. BUTTON BONUS: The Snow Queen, American Repertory Theater, 10:30 a.m. Free admission for the 10:30 a,m, performance of Snow Queen to the first 100 button holders; tickets will be available that day at the Loeb Drama Center box office at 9:30 a.m, BUTTON BONUS: Three Pianos, American Repertory Theater, 2 p.m. Free admission for the 2 p.m. performance of Three Pianos to the first 100 button holders; tickets will be available that day at the Loeb Drama Center box office at Mavis Staples (Photo by Chris Strong) noon. BUTTON BONUS: Arabian Nights, Central Square Theater, 3 and 8 p.m. Central Square Theater offers free admission to the first 50 button holders for Arabian Nights. MULTIMEDIA Patrick Chancy and Alex Brizicky, Hynes Convention Center, Room 200, 7:30-11 p.m. Katarina Miljkovlc, Hynes Convention Center Room 309, 7:30-11 p.m. FILM Festival of International Short Films, Museum of Fine Arts, 10:30, noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m. New England Anime Society, Hynes Convention Center. Room 312, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Roxbury International Film Festival, Hynes Convention Center, Room 200, 7:30-10:30 p.m. FEDEX FAMILY FESTIVAL Alicia Quintano, Stories, Songs & More, Hynes Room 209, 1:45, 3, and 4:15 p.m. A. Major Dance Company, Hynes Ballroom, 1:30 and 3 p.m.. Beehive Art Children's Art Studio and Gallery, Hynes Hall C, I-6 p.m. BJ Hickman, Hynes Room 313, 1:45, 3 and 4:15 p.m. Boston Bh , Hynes Room 302, 3 and 4 p.m. Boston Children's Theatre Show Choir, Hynes Hall C, 3 and 4:15 p.m. Chu Ling Dance Academy, Hynes Ballroom, 1 and 2:30 p.m. Dinoman!, Hynes=Hall D, 2 and 3:45 P.M. Drum Cent r.al with Grooversity and IntaAfrlka, Hynes Hall C, 1-3 p.m. Ice Sculptor by Eric Fontecchio and Alfred Georgs. (Photo by Paul Robicheau) Your Resolution Dance Party, Copley Square, 10 p.m. - midnight. Countdown to Midnight: Live on WBZ-TV, Copley Square, 10 p.m. - midnight. ICE SCULPTURE: Donald Chapelle/Brilliant Ice, The Looking .Glass, Boston Common Brewers Fountain, all day and night. ICE SCULPTURE: Steve Rose, Puerto Rico, Boston Common Brewers Fountain. all day and night. ICE SCULPTURE: Steve Rose/Ice Effects, TADpole Turns Ten, Boston Common TADpole Playground, all day and night. ICE SCULPTURE: Eric Fontec- chio/Brookline Ice, The Long Count, Copley Square, all day and night. ICE SCULPTURE: Eric Fontec- chio,BrookUne Ice, Glass Icicles, Copley Square, all day and night. Midnight Fireworks, Boston Harbor, midnight: 12:10 a.m. Panorama Magazine Grand Pro- cession, Over the Horizon, starts in Elizabeth Mitchell and You Are front of the Hynes Convention MyFlower, HynesAuditorium, I and Center, 5:30 p.m; 2:15 p.m. " , Vanzetti, p man Bandstand, Ellis ralu:t-tyn m,: .... Boston Com 0n, ="9: 15-10:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Eva and 4:30 p.m. Gerwick Puppets, Midwinter Magic, Hynes Room 210, 2, 3:15. and 4:30 p.m. Greater Boston Chinese Cultural Association Workshop, Hynes Hall C, I-5 p.m. Face Painting, Hynes Hall C. I-6 p.m. ImprovBoston, Hynes Auditorium, 3 and 4:15 p.m. Jen Flores, Crazy Hat Gear for the New Year! Hynes Room 203, 1-4 p.m. Little Groove, Babv Wiggle, Hynes Room 202, 2-5 p.m. Little Groove with Sara Wheeler and Tommy Dempsey, Hynes Auditorium, 1:45-2:15 p.m. Magic Lantern Picture. Show, Hynes Room 200, 1-6 p.m. Magpie Puppets, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Room 206, i: 15, 2:30, 3:45 p.m. Maximum Velocity, Hynes Hall D, 1:15, 3 and 4:45 p.m. Morgan White Jr. - The Man from T.R.I.V.I.A., Hynes Room 310, 1:30, 2:45 and 4 p.m. New England Anime Society, Hynes Convention Center, Room 312, 1-6 p.m. Puppet Showplace Theater, Clown Circus, Hynes Room 208, 1:30, 2:45, 4 p.m. Rumba y Timbal, Hynes Ballroom, 2 and 5 p.m. Scan Fielder and the Boston Tap Company, Hynes Ballroom, 3:30-5 p.m. Simply Circus, Hynes Room 302, i and 2p.m. The Skyr/ders, Hynes Hall D, 1:45, 3:30 and 5:15 Tanglewood Marionettes, The Dragon King, Hynes Room 207, 1:45, 3 and 4:15 p.m. Boats of Boston Harbor, Boston Harbor Moakley Courthouse Dock, noon - 4 p.m. BUTTON BONUS: Boston Children's Museum, 10 a.m. - noon Boston Public Library Art & Architecture Tours, - Dartmouth Street Entrance, 1-4 p.m. Bostonian Society/Old State House, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. First Church of Christ, Scientist, 10 a.m, - 7 p,m, Institute of Contemporary Art/ Boston, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mary Eddy Baker Library, 10 a.m. - 5p.m. BUTTON BONUS: Museum of Fine Arts, BOston, 10 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. BUTTON BONUS: Museum of Science, 2-5 p.m. Old South Meeting House, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Otis House Museum, il a.m. - 9 p.m. The Unorthodox Arts Foundation at King's Chapel, 7:30-9 p.m. RESERVED SEATING A reserved seating section has been set aside for Mavis Staples, Mike Daisey and Julian Luge, so people may purchase a guaranteed seat if they wish. These premium package tickets are S35 and includes a First Night Boston 2012 button, which is the ticket for admission to all First Night indoor events. For more details, visit www.firstnight.org. OUTDOORS Countdown to Midnight: Amos Blood, Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common, 10:45 p.m. - midnight. Countdown to Midnight: Keep Panorama Magazine Grand Proces- sion. (Photo by Paul Marotta)