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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! [...]

Mar 21 2014

HEARTBEAT OF HOME: WIN FREE TICKETS & DANCE WITH ME!!

By |2014-03-21T22:33:49-04:00March 21st, 2014|Dance, More A & E, Music, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce, Theater|2 Comments

DANCE WITH ME & THE CAST of HEARTBEAT OF HOME and WIN 4 FREE TICKETS to the new music and dance spectacular created by the producers and director of RIVERDANCE! I'll be there-- kicking up my heels along with two lucky JoycesChoices Winners and a few other Boston celebs when we all take a Master Class [...]

Dec 23 2013

XMAS FLASH MOB: BERKLEE FILLS THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS WITH MUSIC

By |2013-12-23T00:21:38-04:00December 23rd, 2013|Museums, Music, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce|2 Comments

You may have heard ABOUT this-- but now you've got to HEAR it. It's so beautiful it made me cry. MERRY CHRISTMAS one and all!

Nov 18 2013

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

By |2013-11-18T12:36:09-04:00November 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 |2013-06-17T23:42:21-04:00June 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 |2013-05-14T23:11:43-04:00May 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 |2013-04-03T23:32:00-04:00April 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 |2013-04-03T23:41:25-04:00April 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 |2013-02-25T12:45:30-04:00February 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 [...]