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20+ Great Ways to Have Fun This Weekend in and Around Boston

20+ Great Ways to Have Fun This Weekend in and Around Boston

A Sesame Street sign in New York, part of the 30th anniversary of the live touring stage shows based on the PBS television series on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010. We’ve made it to another weekend and lucky for us it’s chock-full of great events the entire family will enjoy. From your chance to sit on the actual Throne from HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” to catching the circus while it’s in town, or maybe you plan to head to the zoo for some family fun, we’ve gathered some ideas for you right here. Check out our weekend picks: Friday, April […]

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The Ticket: What’s happening in the local arts world

The Ticket: What’s happening in the local arts world

Big Boi performs at the House of Blues April 25. MUSIC Pop & Rock BIG BOI OutKast’s brawnier half heads up this showcase for the legendary Atlanta hip-hop collective The Dungeon Family, which includes the smoothed-out singer-producer Sleepy Brown and Cee Lo Green’s hip-hop band Goodie Mob. April 25, 7 p.m. $37 and up. House of Blues. 888-693-2583, www.houseofblues.com/boston IONNALEE Ten years ago, Swedish polymath Jonna Lee lit up the Internet with iamamiwhoami, an audio-visual project that paired beguiling synthpop with heady imagery. Now out of the shadows, she’s about to release ionnalee’s debut full-length, “Remember the Future,” which […]

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The Iron Throne From ‘Game of Thrones’ is Coming to Boston

The Iron Throne From ‘Game of Thrones’ is Coming to Boston

Celebs React to ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Premiere “Access Live” is breaking down the premiere episode of “Game of Thrones” season 8 — was it worth the two-year wait?! Plus, celebrities react to the hit HBO show returning to TV. (Published Monday, April 15, 2019) Winter is coming. No, not in the forecast. But fans of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” will be able to sit on the Iron Throne of Westeros when it comes to Boston later this week. According to the Boston Globe, fans will be able to see the Iron Throne at Downtown Crossing on Friday […]

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Your ‘Game of Thrones’ pre-game guide

Your ‘Game of Thrones’ pre-game guide

APRIL 12, 2019, BOSTON – Brewery Ommegang’s For the Throne beer. Photo from Brewery Ommegang “Game of Thrones” fans have waited a long time to get back to Westeros, Winterfell and what’s left of the Wall, and for those who want to warm up for the final season premiere Sunday night, several Boston spots have lined up fun, and tasty, pre-game events. Do you drink? Do you know things? Then the “Crawl of Thrones,” Saturday from 1 to 6 p.m. is for you. Starting at The Phoenix Landing (512 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge), the crawl wends down Mass. Ave. in […]

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The Ticket: What’s happening in the local arts world

The Ticket: What’s happening in the local arts world

Luz Elena Mendoza of Y La Bamba, which plays the Middle East Upstairs on April 15. MUSIC Pop & Rock Y LA BAMBA “Mujeres,” the latest album from the Portland-based band led by singer-songwriter Luz Elena Mendoza, is full of thrilling left turns. Fusing psychedelia-dappled dreampop, south-of-the-border rhythms, and intricate guitar work with forthright lyrics about Mexican-American womanhood, it’s one of 2019’s most stunning — and catchy — musical statements. April 15, 7 p.m. $12. Middle East Upstairs, Cambridge. 617-864-3278, www.mideastoffers.com LEGGY This Cincinnati band’s fuzz-covered new album “Let Me Know Your Moon” is punchy and longing, distilling anxieties […]

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100 things to do in Boston this weekend

100 things to do in Boston this weekend

When: Monday, Apr 15, 2019 11:30p Where: Boston Surrounding areas Boston, MA Admission: $~Varies~ Categories: Alcohol, Art, Business, Date Idea, Film, Festivals & Fairs, Food, Innovation, Lectures & Conferences, Kid Friendly, LGBT, Meetup, Music, Nightlife, Party, Performing Arts, Social Good, Sports & Active Life, Tech, University Event website: Right here Make the most of Marathon weekend with our picks for 100 things to do around Boston — and don’t forget TBC is teaming with Lyft to provide 50% off rides to select MBTA stations on Marathon Monday, so getting to the race won’t be as stressful as actually running […]

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BAMS IS BACK: ANOTHER YEAR, ANOTHER MILESTONE FOR THE BOSTON ART & MUSIC SOUL FEST

BAMS IS BACK: ANOTHER YEAR, ANOTHER MILESTONE FOR THE BOSTON ART & MUSIC SOUL FEST

ERIC ROBERSON The Boston Art & Music Soul (BAMS) Festival is still more than two months away, but you may have seen the event and its founder, Catherine Morris, in Hub headlines of late for a few reasons. For one, BAMS Fest is on track to continue last year’s party, which drew more than 2,000 heads to Franklin Park for a day of engaging music and arts. For this next experience, going down June 22, Morris and her team will bring, among some guests from out of state, local eclectic hip-hop artists Red Shaydez, Luke Bar$, and Cliff Notez, […]

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77 FREE things to do in Boston this week

77 FREE things to do in Boston this week

When: Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 11:59p Where: Boston Surrounding areas Boston, MA Categories: < 21, Alcohol, Art, Business, Date Idea, Film, Festivals & Fairs, Food, Innovation, Lectures & Conferences, Kid Friendly, LGBT, Meetup, Music, Nightlife, Party, Performing Arts, Social Good, Sports & Active Life, Tech, University Event website: Right here And just like that, spring has sprung

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Body art takes center stage at the Boston Tattoo Convention

Body art takes center stage at the Boston Tattoo Convention

By Naa Dedei Coleman and Gaia DeSimoni BU News Service The buzzing of tattoo machines filled Center Exhibit Hall D in the Hynes Convention Center on Saturday afternoon. Over 200 artists from all over the U.S. had gathered to celebrate tattooing as an art form at the Boston Tattoo Convention. The event brought together people in the body art industry, including piercers and a tattoo removal company. This year’s three-day convention was the 18th installment of the event started by Natan Alexander, a tattoo artist at Witch City Ink in Salem. The decision to organize the convention followed the […]

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5 things to do in Boston this weekend

5 things to do in Boston this weekend

Danae Pieroni is photographed jumping into a ball pit at “Happy Place.” It’s been more than 18 months since NBC10 Boston anchor Natasha Verma was diagnosed with stage 2 Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Now in remission, Verma will host a casino night at West End Johnnie’s to raise money for her foundation, which donates “cap wigs” to women and children who have lost their hair while battling cancer. Bid on silent auction items like an autographed football from newly retired New England Patriot Rob Gronkowski, and mingle with celebrity dealers like Ken Casey of the Dropkick Murphys and former Patriots Duron […]

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