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Joyce Kulhawik, best known as the Emmy Award-winning arts and entertainment critic for CBS-Boston (WBZ-TV 1981-2008), is currently lending her expertise as an arts critic/advocate, motivational speaker, and cancer crusader. Kulhawik is President of the Boston Theater Critics Association, a member of the Boston Society of Film Critics, and Boston Online Film Critics Association. Joyce also writes for WBUR's The ARTery and RogerEbert.com.
Apr 08 2020

2020 BOSTON POPS SPRING SEASON CANCELLED BY COVID-19!

By |2020-04-08T17:47:31-04:00April 8th, 2020|More A & E, Music|0 Comments

The 2020 BOSTON POPS have been forced to cancel by Covid-19. Not since 1890 has the BOSTON POPS cancelled a season, the second time in its 135 year history! The coronavirus pandemic has pre-empted a particularly notable season for Keith Lockhart: his 25th Anniversary as Pops conductor. Below is a message from the maestro himself: [...]

Apr 03 2020

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT AT HOME!!!

By |2020-04-03T19:01:42-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Comedy, Dance, Drama, Fantasy, More A & E, Movies, Music, Musicals, Romance, Theater|0 Comments

Am hunkered down with lists of things to do that I just can't make myself DO. Cleaning...organizing (too listless). Reading (glued to online and TV coronavirus updates). Writing. OK. The next few weeks are going to be rough so "Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night." Here are some tips to help [...]

Mar 26 2020

GET OVER THAT FUNK WITH SOME FUNK!!

By |2020-03-26T16:23:03-04:00March 26th, 2020|Comedy, Dance, Family, Kids, More A & E, Movies, Musicals, Romance|0 Comments

Like everyone, I've been re-inventing my life virtually and on the lookout for things to circulate on social to help and entertain and spice things up and make us laugh.  But I also need to keep moving, and I hate, repeat HATE to exercise.  However,  I love to dance. THIS VIDEO got me out of [...]

Mar 17 2020

BROADWAY IN BOSTON: SEASON 2020-2021

By |2020-03-17T15:43:18-04:00March 17th, 2020|Theater|0 Comments

The show must go on-- NEXT SEASON. So looking ahead to COVID-19 being behind us, Broadway In Boston has unveiled the upcoming 2020-2021 Lexus Broadway Season.  Nine theatrical productions will take center stage at the Citizens Bank Opera House and the Emerson Colonial Theatre, an Ambassador Theatre Group venue, in the upcoming Season. The Citizens [...]

Mar 16 2020

YO-YO STRINGING US TOGETHER…

By |2020-03-16T14:33:41-04:00March 16th, 2020|More A & E, Music|0 Comments

THE ITALIANS HAVE IT RIGHT! Despite their hardship, they are connecting through their isolation by singing from their balconies in a remarkable show of spirit and resilience during this global catastrophe. Yo-Yo Ma and the Silkroad collective in its 20th Anniversary season is also continuing to connect us through music. Silkroad's merry band of global [...]

Mar 14 2020

THEATER: “PIPELINE” for the record!

By |2020-03-14T17:27:57-04:00March 14th, 2020|Theater|0 Comments

This week is like nothing I've ever in my lifetime experienced. Along with everyone, I have been juggling, re-arranging, shifting everything I am involved in to the virtual world while the arts and cultural world from Broadway to Boston and beyond shuts down. But there is one last show which I've seen that has just [...]

Mar 08 2020

MUST SEE THEATER : “THE CHILDREN”

By |2020-03-08T21:19:17-04:00March 8th, 2020|Theater|0 Comments

No kidding-- THE CHILDREN is among the best plays and productions I've ever seen in Boston.  In the shadow of a looming pandemic, Lucy Kirkwood's acutely timely Tony-nominated play is now onstage in a masterful production at SpeakEasy Stage. It is a divinely-acted, eerily relevant work that first gets under your skin, then leaves you [...]

Mar 05 2020

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “I Still Believe”

By |2020-03-16T13:36:40-04:00March 5th, 2020|Expired Free Advance Screenings|0 Comments

HURRY! Download Passes to Free Advance Screening  of  "I STILL BELIEVE"! I STILL BELIEVE Tuesday March 10 at AMC Boston Common, 7:00PM To download:  http://www.lionsgatescreenings.com/kvMQg25857 **Please note, seating is first come, first served and not guaranteed. Get there early! Each pass will admit two.** RELEASE DATE:                   Friday, March 13th, 2020 GENRE:                                    Drama RATING:                                  PG [...]

Mar 02 2020

THEATER NOW: THE FISHERMAN & THE FISH/FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

By |2020-03-02T17:55:40-04:00March 2nd, 2020|Theater|0 Comments

Families are in for some great theater now! If you've never seen FIDDLER ON THE ROOF or if you've seen it a hundred times-- see it again presented by Broadway in Boston at the Colonial Theatre through March 8! This Tony Award-winning musical theater classic is-- miracle of miracles--foolproof. Those beautiful, instantly memorable and beloved [...]

Feb 25 2020

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “WENDY”

By |2020-03-16T13:35:52-04:00February 25th, 2020|Expired Free Advance Screenings|0 Comments

ENTER TO WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SEE THE SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES FILM WENDY AT LANDMARK KENDALL SQUARE CINEMA! ENTER HERE: https://tinyurl.com/WendyLandmark PLEASE NOTE: A select number of winners will be chosen. Entries must be received no later than 11:59 PM on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Winners will receive their ROE pass in the mail. [...]