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May 18 2015

MAD MEN FINALE

By |2015-05-19T11:17:47-04:00May 18th, 2015|Joyce's Choices, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce|11 Comments

I'm mad always and forever for: MAD MEN. SPOILER ALERT!! Sunday's final episode of the greatest TV series ever made, will forever have me reeling, as it did from my first ride on that "Carousel" of Don Draper's imagination. MAD MEN, a saga of men and women on Madison Avenue, served up the most compelling, unpredictable, and fully fleshed out fictional characters [...]

May 12 2015

2015 ELLIOT NORTON AWARD WINNERS!!!

By |2015-05-12T18:38:28-04:00May 12th, 2015|Joyce's Choices, Music, Theater|1 Comment

photo: by Matt West From left, Boston Theater Critics Association president Joyce Kulhawik, Lea DeLaria and Ryan Landry on the red carpet at the Elliot Norton Awards.                   The dust has settled on the 33rd Annual Elliot Norton Awards presented by the Boston Theater Critics Association, [...]

Apr 03 2015

WOMEN LEAD: SALLY FIELD, DARLENE LOVE, ARIANNA HUFFINGTON

By |2015-04-03T23:53:34-04:00April 3rd, 2015|Celebrity Interviews, Joyce's Choices, More A & E, Movies, Music, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce|0 Comments

Carla Osberg Photography Imagine Sally Field, Darlene Love, and Arianna Huffington-- all in the same place at the same time!!! That was the scene at the 36th Annual Simmons Leadership Conference this year, which was my honor to emcee! 3300 women at the Seaport World Trade Center plus a global online audience spent all day [...]

Jul 15 2014

JOIN ME AT THE HANOVER!!!

By |2014-07-15T00:45:53-04:00July 15th, 2014|Books, Dance, Joyce's Choices, More A & E, Movies, Museums, Music, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce, Theater|1 Comment

I have a special invitation for you--Please join me in Worcester for this historic event!! I have been working in the arts community for over thirty years.  I have seen it all, from world premieres in downtown Boston, to arts events on stages and  galleries across the Berkshires and beyond-- from Broadway to the Oscars! [...]

Aug 28 2013

UPDATE: MAYORAL CANDIDATES WILL SHOW UP FOR THE ARTS!

By |2013-08-29T19:55:33-04:00August 28th, 2013|Joyce's Choices|3 Comments

UPDATE: CONFLICT ENDED! The Herald, NECN, and Suffolk University have conceded to moving the time of their televised mayoral debate to 8PM--after the candidates previously committed to the CREATE THE VOTE ARTS FORUM resolved to KEEP their promise and attend the arts forum rather than the TV debate. Thus, the candidates will talk to the [...]

Jul 26 2013

SUMMER MOVIES: BEST (& worst) OF THE REST…

By |2013-07-26T01:17:49-04:00July 26th, 2013|Action & Adventure, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Joyce's Choices, Kids, Movies, Science Fiction, Thriller, War|3 Comments

I've yet to see THE WOLVERINE and believe I am the LONE CRITIC who loved THE LONE RANGER. Here's the best & worst of the rest so far: 20 FEET FROM STARDOM--This revealing, heartbreaking documentary charts the careers, hopes, dreams, disappointments of the back-up singers who literally stand inches away from center stage-the voices behind [...]

Jul 18 2013

THEATER REVIEW: TWO GENTS ON THE COMMON

By |2013-07-23T19:36:27-04:00July 18th, 2013|Joyce's Choices, Theater|0 Comments

The Two Gentlemen of Verona THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA who have taken over Boston Common are Italian all right, by way of Frankie and Deano in Vegas-- not Verona; and if you remember the play--only one of them is a gentleman. Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's 18th annual free-for-all production on the common, now [...]

Jul 13 2013

BERKSHIRE WEEKEND BLOWOUT!

By |2013-07-13T21:04:39-04:00July 13th, 2013|Joyce's Choices, More A & E, Museums, Music, Restaurants, Theater|1 Comment

Looking for culture in the great outdoors? Look no further than two+ hours west of Boston and my culture-crammed itinerary over the 4rth of July weekend. I had a blast in the Berkshires with another culture loving couple beginning with the opening night gala and festivities at TANGLEWOOD, summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. [...]

Jul 09 2013

WIN TICKETS: THE MET SUMMER ENCORE SERIES!

By |2014-11-14T23:52:03-04:00July 9th, 2013|Joyce's Choices, Movies, Music, Musicals, Theater|1 Comment

Win a pair of tickets to The Met: Live in HD Summer 2013 Encores, a series of some of the best and most well-attended performances transmitted from the Metropolitan Opera. This groundbreaking series has become extremely popular since its inception in 2006 – now reaching over 1900 theaters in 64 countries. This summer the most [...]