Feb 11 2012

THIS JUST IN: ROGER WATERS PLAYS FENWAY PARK!

By | February 11th, 2012|More A & E, Music|0 Comments

ROGER WATERS MAKES HIS TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO NORTH AMERICA IN 2012 WITH HIS EXTRAORDINARY AURAL AND VISUAL MASTERPIECE:  “THE WALL” THE WALL LIVE HITS BOSTON’S FENWAY PARK ON JULY 1 THIS UNFORGETTABLE CONCERT WILL CELEBRATE THE HISTORIC PARK’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY Roger Waters, the co-founder and principal songwriter of the archetypal progressive band Pink Floyd, has [...]

Feb 10 2012

THEATER REVIEW: THE ADDAMS FAMILY

By | February 10th, 2012|Theater|4 Comments

As the curtain came down on opening night of THE ADDAMS FAMILY musical comedy, I was suddenly reminded of Kurtz's famous last words at the end of "Heart of Darkness"--  "The Horror!The Horror!" As I, along with many other unfortunate theater-goers, fled the Shubert last night-- some of them at intermission--one of them called out [...]

Feb 04 2012

THE YEAR OF THE WATER DRAGON–VERY POWERFUL!!

By | February 4th, 2012|Spontaneous Acts of Joyce, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2012 is the year of the Water Dragon--so this is an ESPECIALLY lucky, creative, and powerful year for anyone born in a water dragon year-- like me! Today FEB 4 is-- according to some calculations of the Chinese astrological year--the first day of the year of the WATER DRAGON!  Read and enjoy. Creativity in the [...]

Feb 02 2012

THIS JUST IN: SUPERBOWL–NOT THE ONLY SHOW IN TOWN!

By | February 2nd, 2012|Music, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Grammy Nominated NICOLAY Collaborates with Exploratory Jazz Trio THE HOT AT NIGHTS!! to Provide SUPERBOWL  Alternative February 5 at Club Passim!!! Not a football fan? Fear not. The Super Bowl is NOT the only show in town on Sunday, February 5. Harvard Square’s Club Passim will host a unique collaborative performance featuring Grammy-nominated music producer/performer [...]

Feb 01 2012

SUPERBOWL ALTERNATIVE: “GOD OF CARNAGE”–NOT SCRIMMAGE

By | February 1st, 2012|Comedy, Drama, Movies, Theater|0 Comments

We're all gearing up for a little rumble this weekend-- and if you're in that kinda' mood head on over to the Huntington Theatre Company for a little bloodletting.  There you'll find the Tony Award-Winning comedy "GOD OF CARNAGE" which sets up  a nasty little encounter between two couples who meet for the first time [...]

Jan 31 2012

SUPERBOWL: PIGMENT, PIGSKIN, PATRIOTS!

By | January 31st, 2012|Museums, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce, Uncategorized|5 Comments

This painting is on its way to the Superbowl with The Patriots! (I knew there'd be an art angle on this SUPERBOWL caper.) It was painted by Massachusetts artist  Brian Fox whom I did a story on a few years ago. It was immediately clear he knew a thing or two about drafting-- drafting as [...]

Jan 30 2012

THIS JUST IN: FILM FORUM FIGHTS SEX TRAFFICKING

By | January 30th, 2012|Movies, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce|0 Comments

(Scene from WHISTLEBLOWER) The Boston Initiative to Advance Human Rights (BITAHR) in collaboration with Suffolk University Law School, is proud to announce its 2nd Annual Film Forum, “Fighting Trafficking Through Film,” a groundbreaking three-day forum February 3-5  at The Modern Theatre, Suffolk University.  More than 50 speakers will participate in the BITAHR Film Forum including [...]

Jan 30 2012

MOVIE REVIEW: THE IRON LADY

By | January 30th, 2012|Drama, Epic & Historical, Movies|4 Comments

There's one reason to see THE IRON LADY and that reason is Meryl Streep. Yes, I KNOW you know she is the most nominated actress in Oscar history, nominated again this year for Best Actress making that 17 nominations in all (this year bookies are putting their odds on Streep!) We all know that she's [...]

Jan 27 2012

THEATER REVIEW: SUGAR

By | January 27th, 2012|Theater|0 Comments

You have till Sunday (1/29) to see this world premiere --and you must. It's called SUGAR, and Robbie McCauley has spun an extraordinarily sweet and stirring memoir out of her grueling, life-long battle with disease: Diabetes. What? A one woman show about diabetes? That's right, and I sat there for two hours mesmerized; the story [...]

Jan 26 2012

THEATER REVIEW: AMERICAN IDIOT

By | January 26th, 2012|Theater|2 Comments

The two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway smash AMERICAN IDIOT is not a groundbreaking musical-- unless you're 16.  So bring your teenagers and leave grandma home-- she'll either be bored or blow out her hearing aids. For us inter-generational types, AMERICAN IDIOT is an entertaining if not inspiring musical; after all, we've seen HAIR, TOMMY, RENT. But [...]