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Nov 18 2013

NOVEMBER 22,1963: BSO TELLS SHOCKED AUDIENCE OF JFK’S ASSASSINATION

By | November 18th, 2013|Music, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce|0 Comments

The following audio recording brought the horror home to me yet again. The BSO just released this recording and these photos taken in Symphony Hall on that dreadful day. I am passing along the BSO's press announcement today including full transcript, photos, and recording to you now in a spirit of remembrance. Concertmaster Joseph [...]

Jun 13 2013

KULHAWIKS: WET & WILD IN POLAND!

By | June 13th, 2013|Joyce's Choices, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce|7 Comments

Kulhawiks in Krakow No kidding. The hottest spot in Europe now is POLAND. I just blew in from the land of pierogi and kielbasa, sauerkraut and beet soup, all of which have graced our Easter and Christmas Eve tables since I was a little girl. The Kulhawiks (pronounced "kool-HAH-veek") were a colorful bunch. My [...]

May 11 2013

MY CRAZY WEEK: Punk, Porn, Mozart & The May-ah

By | May 11th, 2013|Joyce's Choices, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce, Theater|0 Comments

GREAT week around town--theater is thriving and the Mayor--though barely mobile- is everywhere! I popped into his office this week and presented His Honor with THE ELLIOT NORTON CHAMPION OF THE PERFORMING ARTS AWARD! Play below or click here to download video which we'll play at the "Norties" Monday night May 13 at the Paramount [...]

Apr 03 2013

TONIGHT: JAY & JIMMY!

By | April 3rd, 2013|Joyce's Choices, More A & E, Music, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce, Theater|0 Comments

From Johnny to Jay to Jimmy--once again THE TONIGHT SHOW will be hosted by a guy whose name begins with "J." (So much for Conan) Jimmy Fallon takes over the iconic franchise in 2014 right after NBC concludes its coverage of the Winter Olympics. The show will also move back to New York! Yes. Maybe [...]

Apr 03 2013

CHITA HITS “THE NORTIES”! TIX ONSALE APRIL 8!

By | April 3rd, 2013|Joyce's Choices, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce, Theater|0 Comments

The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) -- of which I am president-- is pleased to announce Broadway icon CHITA RIVERA will be the recipient of  the 2013 Elliot Norton Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s awards ceremony set for Monday May 13 (7pm) at the Paramount Center, 559 Washington Street, Boston! Tickets go on sale [...]

Feb 25 2013

OSCAR: THE MORNING AFTER

By | February 25th, 2013|Movies, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce|4 Comments

What a weird off kilter night. Let's begin with the host. HOST: Seth MacFarlane-got off to a good fresh start, loved his signing and dancing, but pacing evaded him; he gradually wore thin, and practically disappeared until he and the chirpy Kristin Chenoweth re-emerged for that last, depressing musical coda about the losers. Seth was [...]

Feb 21 2013

MY OSCAR “PICKS” “PREDICTS” & SLIPS!

By | February 21st, 2013|Movies, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce|2 Comments

This Sunday, for the 85th time, Hollywood will honor its own in a global pageant known as the OSCARS!  I love them.  I love watching them. I covered them live in a multitude of gowns for 25 years from the red carpet. This year, I will be luxuriating in every tear, laugh, gaffe, sartorial snafu [...]

Jan 04 2013

SPEAK UP FOR THE ARTS!!!

By | January 4th, 2013|Joyce's Choices, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce|0 Comments

Hello Arts lovers! Now that I've got your attention with one man's creative approach to photographing his wife (click here) Let's support the Arts in Massachusetts by speaking up now!  I know you and I believe in the arts as essential to life, and a key part of what makes our state great!  The following [...]