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Jun 18 2020

JUNETEENTH WEEKEND.

By |2020-06-18T23:27:18-04:00June 18th, 2020|Dance, More A & E, Museums, Music, Theater, Visual ART|0 Comments

JUNETEENTH. It's a date whose history, because of the sweep of recent historic events, has been thrust into sharper focus. JUNETEENTH commemorates June 19, 1865 the date on which slaves in Texas were finally informed not only of the end of the Civil War, but also of their freedom more than two years after Abraham [...]

Jun 06 2020

JOYCE’S VIRTUAL CHOICES: Weekend 6/6/20

By |2020-06-06T17:46:06-04:00June 6th, 2020|Comedy, Dance, Documentary, Drama, Epic & Historical, Family, Kids, Movies, Music, Musicals, Theater, Visual ART|0 Comments

Our mourning and awakening continues this weekend as BLACK LIVES MATTER holds center stage. THEATER: From the BOCH CENTER watch this potent, hyper-relevant performance piece called “Ode To The Young Black Man” from the 2016 City Spotlights final showcase, written and performed by program alumnus Alex Drumm! MOVIES: The Coolidge Corner Theatre [...]

Nov 18 2019

WINTER FUN: December through February!

By |2019-11-18T14:41:55-04:00November 18th, 2019|Dance, Museums, Music, Restaurants, Theater, VISUAL ART, Visual ART|0 Comments

The days are short. The holidays are long. You need time to cool down after an avalanche of obligations and kick back with family, friends or just by your delightful self, this dark and lovely season. Here's a winter wonderland of ways to enjoy the chill--this article also appearing in EXHALE MAGAZINE! Settle Into A [...]

Dec 14 2016

2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FROM BUR’s THE ARTERY!

By |2016-12-14T11:58:58-04:00December 14th, 2016|Action & Adventure, Animation, Books, Comedy, Dance, Documentary, Drama, Epic & Historical, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Kids, More A & E, Movies, Music, Musicals, Romance, Science Fiction, Theater, Thriller, Visual ART, War, Western|0 Comments

                  If you're still looking for that perfect gift for someone you love who loves the arts, I am passing along this 2016 Holiday Gift Guide, itself a gift from WBUR's The ARTery writers-- and I am proud to be one! This annual gift guide has several stockings full of suggestions in every discipline [...]

Sep 25 2016

THEATER: MACHINE DE CIRQUE will leave you breathless!

By |2016-09-25T23:27:26-04:00September 25th, 2016|Dance, Music, Theater, Visual ART|1 Comment

I'm exhausted. A few nights ago I watched 5 French Canadians called MACHINE DE CIRQUE high on guts and testosterone, hurtle through 90 minutes of breathtaking (mine and theirs) acrobatics, juggling, and jocularity using bicycles, trapezes, seesaws, unicycles, ropes and poles, scaffolding and towels--yes towels--which may have been most breathtaking of all. The towels were all that kept them from being in the "all together" and me [...]

Sep 12 2016

WHAT DOES A PROMISE MEAN TO YOU? –CHECK THIS OUT!

By |2016-09-14T10:42:51-04:00September 12th, 2016|More A & E, VISUAL ART, Visual ART|0 Comments

When Melania Trump stared straight into the camera and said, “My word is my bond,” and those words were stolen--whose bond was it? Were the words binding at all? Did that constitute a public promise? What value do any of our words have, and has that value wavered over time? These are among the questions [...]