First Night Boston SchedulesActivities in the afternoon: Family Festival | Film | Music | Visual arts Activities in the evening: Classical music | Countdown to Midnight | Dance | Fireworks Film | Grand procession | Ice sculptures | Midnight grand finale | Pop music Roots music | Theater, comedy, and spoken word | World Music More on First Night 2006: Complete First Night Boston 2006 Coverage | First Night buttons | First Night tips * Event information courtesy of www.firstnight.org. Check Web site for latest updates.
Boston Common and Copley Square
Starting Dec. 28, visit the Boston Common and Copley Square to see the ice sculptors and installation artists at work creating their masterpieces. On the Jan. 31, the installations are illuminated at dark with a brilliant display of colors.
Sculptors Steve Rose and David Peterson create a childs bedtime story. See it come to life in crystal clear reality. Created by Steve Rose & David Peterson / Ice Effects
Here Fishy Fishy
Sculptor Don Chapelle presents a beautiful view of tropical fish and magnificent coral reef life. The underwater world will be brought to reality in ice with towering seaweed, colorful tropical fish and undersea coral flora. Created by Don Chapelle / DC Ventures
First Night Neighborhood group and Sidewalk Sam do an interpretive copy of a well-known masterpiece with chalk. The public is invited to join. 14PM
Mayors Mural Crew
High School students from the Mayors Mural Crew, a program of the Office of Arts, Tourism, & Special Events, create this large-scale installation of kimonos inspired by Bostons sister city of Kyoto.
Sowing Wishes Harvesting Dreams
Come to this interactive visual art exhibit to share the simple act of one thought, on paper, created with students from the Boston Day and Evening Academy. Created by Nora Valdez & Matthew Terry
Boston Public Library
Using one of the windows of the historic Boston Public Librarys McKim building, Susannah Lawrence has created a technique in which video is projected into framed elements of architecture giving the illusion of giants. These video giants will look down on and interact with First Night revelers. 5PM Midnight
Hansel and Gretel & First Night 30th
Eric Fontecchio and Alfred Georgs of Brookline Ice create two monumental ice sculptures at Copley Square. These master ice carvers create a shimmering re-imagining of the story of Hansel and Gretel in ice on one side of Trinity Plaza, and a special 30th Anniversary First Night Boston sculpture on the other side. Created by Eric Fontecchio & Alfred Georgs / Brookline Coal and Ice Company
Northeastern University, Krentzman Quad
Come see this shimmering eight-foot tall sculpture of the famous Northeastern University mascot. Created by the Northeastern University Ice Carving Team