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What To Do in Boston This Weekend

What To Do in Boston This Weekend

BOSTON, MA – Precinct Bar Patio where the Bow Market pop up will be held (Photo courtesy) They say April showers bring May flowers, so hopefully the mixed bag we got for weather this week is a sign of good things to come. But don’t let a little rain keep you in the house this weekend. There are lots of fun things to do around the Hub – here are three events that you can’t miss! Bow Market is coming to Precinct for a one-day pop up market. From noon to 4 p. m.Saturday, the Bow Market pop up […]

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ screenwriters will talk storytelling in Boston

‘Avengers: Endgame’ screenwriters will talk storytelling in Boston

Screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely attend the Los Angeles World Premiere of Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Endgame” at the Los Angeles Convention Center on April 23, 2019 in Los Angeles The “Avengers: Endgame’’ screenwriters will assemble in Boston on May 16. The Emerson Colonial Theatre announced Wednesday morning that Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely are coming to the city for a discussion on storytelling in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Markus and McFeely are the top screenwriting team behind hit Marvel films “Captain America: The First Avenger,’’ “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,’’ “Captain America: Civil War,’’ “Thor: The Dark World,’’ […]

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Award-winning Broadway musical ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ comes to Boston

Award-winning Broadway musical ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ comes to Boston

Hit musical about adolescence that will tear at heartstrings Photo from the Official Facebook Page Ever since it hit the Broadway stage in 2016, “ Dear Evan Hansen ” has experienced a whirlwind of success. The stage musical follows teenager Evan Hansen, who has social anxiety. To cope with it, his therapist recommends he write himself positive letters everyday, but when one of his letters is found on a student, Connor Murphy, who died of suicide, Evan gets wrapped up in someone else’s tragedy. Evan, who has felt invisible up until now, invents himself as the secret best friend […]

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7 Feature Films To See At The Independent Film Festival Of Boston This Year

7 Feature Films To See At The Independent Film Festival Of Boston This Year

As what a lot of people consider to be the movie experience is morphing more and more into individualized streaming content you watch alone, I’ve come to cherish curated, communal events like the Independent Film Festival Boston. Now in its 17th year, the annual eight-day haven for area cinephiles starts Wednesday, April 24, at the Somerville, Brattle and Coolidge Corner theaters. Programmer Nancy Campbell and executive director Brian Tamm have traveled far and wide to fests both here and abroad to bring back the best and brightest titles they could find. This year’s roster of 50 features and 36 […]

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Why You Should Keep a Tourniquet in Your Beach Bag

Why You Should Keep a Tourniquet in Your Beach Bag

Cape Cod’s remote beaches will be better prepared for a shark attack this summer—and you should be, too When it comes to mangled extremities, Peter Burke and Tracey Dechert have seen their share. They’ve operated on people with grave limb injuries from car crashes, motorcycle accidents, dog attacks, and the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This is, after all, what trauma surgeons at Boston Medical Center do. But there is one type of injury that’s eluded their operating table: neither of them has yet to treat someone attacked by a shark. Ever since two great white shark attacks on Cape […]

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When man’s best friend isn’t the neighbor’s

When man’s best friend isn’t the neighbor’s

Rick Rodriguez and Gayle Saks, with Lola and Gronk, in their dog-friendly apartment. In the old days, when people in condos or apartment buildings gossiped about the neighbors, the targets were typically fellow human beings. But now? Let’s let Gayle Saks, a resident in a dog-friendly apartment community in Melrose, take it from here. “There was a yappy Boston terrier upstairs and that dog was a jerk,” she said. A mutt she sees on the grounds also attracts her judgment. “He wears Patriots gear year-round,” she sniffed. Saks, who has two rescue Labs, reflected on what she’s come to. […]

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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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