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Boston Comedy Chicks Saturday Showcase

Boston Comedy Chicks Saturday Showcase

When: 10:00p Where: Doyle’s 3484 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 Admission: $12 Categories: < 21, Alcohol, Nightlife, Performing Arts This month’s host Kindra Lansburg (Women in Comedy Festival) is joined by Erika Welch (HaHa Mama), Emily Ruskowski (Boston Comedy Festival finalist 2018), NE Emmy-Award winner Wes Hazard (PBS, The Moth), Kathe Farris (Boston Comedy Festival finalist 2018) and headlliner Bethany Van Delft (Just for Laughs, The Moth grand slam champion). Our signature show features top-caliber comedians from Boston and all around the country. One of the most popular shows in Boston, are often sold-out audiences and critics agree […]

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In BSO Debut, Lintu Brings Striking Emotional Power to Familiar Bartók in Season Opener

In BSO debut, Lintu brings striking emotional power to familiar Bartók in season opener

Hannu Lintu conducted the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s season-opening concert Thursday night. Photo: Hilary Scott After a typically packed summer in the Berkshires and an extensive European tour in September, the Boston Symphony Orchestra finally kicked off its 2018-19 subscription season Thursday night at Symphony Hall. The night’s concert celebrated the various sections of the orchestra, a popular BSO programming conceit of late. This time around, the woodwinds and brasses were showcased in Stravinsky’s Symphonies of Wind Instruments and the strings played Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings . All then joined together for Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra. Presiding over the festivities […]

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34 Things to See and Do While Driving Up The New England Coast

34 things to see and do while driving up the New England coast

Motif No. 1 in Rockport. –Handout If your New England road trip takes you along the coastline north of Boston, the places to visit are practically endless. That’s why we asked New England travel experts for great places to eat, explore, and tour while driving up the coast, so you can whittle down the choices before you gas up. Here are three experts’ picks for places to stop along the North Shore of Massachusetts, as well as New Hampshire and Maine. Massachusetts Ann Marie Casey, executive director of the North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, said a road […]

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What’s Happening at HUBweek Friday?

What’s happening at HUBweek Friday?

Hubweek hosted a seminar for parents on how to talk to their kids about marijuana use in the Ideas Dome on City Hall Plaza Thursday. Enjoy your Friday at Boston’s HUBweek festival. It’s the fifth day of events that explore topics such as technology, music, health, and much more. Here are a few worth checking out: “HUBweek Forum: The Future of Cities • Energy • Mobility (Morning Session),” 9 a.m., The Hub, 1 City Hall Square (Center Stage): Explore how technological advances affect `our daily lives on a micro and macro scale with speakers from Google, the Broad Institute, […]

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Reagle Presents CHISTMASTIME This December

Reagle Presents CHISTMASTIME This December

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston presents its annual ChristmasTime spectacular from December 1-9, 2018 ( 617 Lexington St. Waltham, MA, 02452 ). Reagle’s beloved Christmas show has been transporting family audiences for over three decades with a cornucopia of holiday magic from heartwarming choral numbers to the eye-popping tap routines of precision dancers. Yuletide magic includes the delightful Teddy Bears’ Nutcracker, Parade of the Wooden Soldiers, Santa’s Workshop, Precision Dancers, Victorian Christmas and the inspirational Living Nativity that captures the true meaning of the season. Directed by Robert J. Eagle , Choreographed by Susan M. Chebookjian . ChristmasTime […]

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Beth Sass & Scott Lilliott

Beth Sass & Scott Lilliott

When: 8:00p Where: Dedham Square Coffeehouse 565 High Street Dedham, MA 02026 Categories: < 21, Alcohol, Food, Music, Performing Arts Rare Boston Appearance! Beth Sass Singer Songwriter and Scott Lilliott have been playing together since they both attended Berklee College of Music in the late 70’s/early 80’s. Always celebrating a very special musical bond, their musical relationship has survived all of Beth’s many professional chapters… solo Nashville recording artist, backup player for classic acts of 50’s and 60’s, staff songwriter on Music Row, Casio Digital Keyboard Artist, and musical partnership ‘WEBS’ with the classic recording artist Walter Egan (Magnet […]

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HMV Searching for More Staff for ‘new store’ in Boston

HMV searching for more staff for ‘new store’ in Boston

HMV closing in Pescod Square Shopping Centre in 2013. Entertainment retailer HMV is on the search for more people to work at a ‘new store’ in Boston. This is despite the business not having commented officially on reports it is coming back to the town. News broke at the start of last month that the business was poised to come back to Boston, five years after it left. This came in the form of job adverts for a manager and an assistant manager for a new store in the town, with October given as the opening date, as reported […]

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CLUBweek: Thursday Night HUBweek Party

CLUBweek: Thursday Night HUBweek Party

When: 9:00p Where: City Hall Plaza 1 City Hall Sq Boston, MA 02201 Categories: < 21, Alcohol, Art, Date Idea, Film, Festivals & Fairs, Music, Nightlife, Party, Performing Arts Each night, The HUB comes alive through light, sound, performance, and roving parties. Hit the Back Deck for some local brews and wine (21+) and explore the installations throughout the site. Head to the Ideas to Dome for this year’s first HUBweek Silent Disco, run into pop-up performances throughout the site, or check out the night’s main performances on Center Stage. Pop-Up Performances 7:00-9:00PM @Roving The HUB Liminal Activations uses […]

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King Overcomes Obstacles to Release Parks Debut LP

King overcomes obstacles to release Parks debut LP

Credit: Courtesy Even when things go smoothly, great albums can take a long time to put together. For Brian King, leader of the Boston band Parks, things did not go smoothly. Over the past few years, King went through a breakup, was laid off from a job and had a cancer scare. Through all of this, he never stopped writing and recording the little gems of pop genius. His work can be heard on Parks’ self-titled debut LP, which blends modern indie rock with British Invasion song craft, Brian Wilson-esque harmonies and melodies, and meticulously detailed power pop. “Going […]

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The Ticket: What’s Happening in The Local Arts World

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

“The Sea” is among the works in the Julian Opie show at Krakow Witkin Gallery through Nov. 3. MUSIC Pop & Rock 88RISING: 88DEGREES AND RISING The multimedia collective — which features a slew of hip-hop and hip-hop-adjacent artists, including the boastful Indonesian MC Rich Brian, the Chinese rap collective Higher Brothers, and the viral-video-jokester turned serious crooner Joji — brings its party to Boston. (This show was rescheduled from Oct. 5.) Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m. $33.50 and up. Orpheum Theatre. 617-482-0106, www.crossroadspresents.com THE BETHS This New Zealand band’s debut, “Future Me Hates Me,” is gooey and acerbic, its […]

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