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Boston Med Showcases City’s Medical Icons

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Local News by on July 21, 2010 0 Comments
Boston Med Showcases City’s Medical Icons

It’s not too late to catch up on the latest Boston based TV show.  Boston area hospitals have always been considered icons of the best in global medicine.  This Thursday continues the saga of a new 8 part series on ABC entitled “Boston Med”.  It takes an up close look at the workings of 3  […]

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Visit Boston’s Old StateHouse and Relive History

Visit Boston’s Old StateHouse and Relive History

Unless you are a tourist Boston’s Old State House may not always pop out at you as the historic monument it is.  Housing both the Old State House Museum and the Bostonian Society it is a must visit for both tourists and native Bostonians alike.  I have lived here all my life and did not […]

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Boston Public Library Highlights Movies Made in Mass

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Things To Do by on May 17, 2010 0 Comments
Boston Public Library Highlights Movies Made in Mass

If you are a Boston movie fan I am sure you have been keeping up with the ups and downs of the film industry here in Massachusetts.  Whether you agree with the tax credits given to the film industry or not it would be hard to find someone who doesn’t think it’s neat to see […]

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Boston Pops Celebrates 125 Years of “Pops”

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Things To Do by on May 13, 2010 0 Comments
Boston Pops Celebrates 125 Years of “Pops”

It is not hard to believe that the Boston Pops have been around 125 years.  Whether you are a Bostonian or not you have been exposed to the Boston Pops in some way.  It is hard to escape the popularity of the Boston Pops concert on July 4th.  What is July 4th without their rendition […]

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Conan O’Brien Gets a New Gig – Will Fans Follow?

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Things To Do by on April 22, 2010 0 Comments
Conan O’Brien Gets a New Gig – Will Fans Follow?

Brookline’s Conan O’Brien didn’t waste any time finding a new network.  Based on his agreement with NBC he would not be able to have a show until at least September and it looks like the new show on TBS is set to start in November. The drama with NBC was of particular interest here in […]

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Far East to Northeast: Anime Boston 2010

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Local Events by on April 2, 2010 0 Comments
Far East to Northeast: Anime Boston 2010

Neeeeeeeerrrrrrds! Er, ahem. Sorry for that. Years of public schooling have instilled in me a habit of shouting like that when faced with socially inferior, though intellectually superior, people. Anyway, the nerds to whom I’m referring (and they really aren’t nerds, at least not all of them) are the thousands of anime fans who’ve descended […]

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Black Lips Give Boston a Big Sloppy Kiss of Rock & Roll

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Featured by on March 26, 2010 0 Comments
Black Lips Give Boston a Big Sloppy Kiss of Rock & Roll

The Black Lips rock so hard they make sweat rain from the ceiling. At least that’s what happened last night at the Middle East in Cambridge, where the Atlanta  quartet raged in a full-blown assault of rock and roll madness. With the dance floor packed in the notoriously under-ventilated basement, it took only a few […]

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Tom Hanks Visits Boston’s JFK Library

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Featured by on March 5, 2010 0 Comments
Tom Hanks Visits Boston’s JFK Library

Tom Hanks premiered his latest documentary type film on World War II at the JFK Library in Dorchester.  Tom Hanks mentioned in one of the interviews that I saw that one of the reasons they chose the premiere of his latest HBO miniseries “The Pacific” was John F. Kennedy’s war experience.  The premiere brought out […]

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Dirty Water News joins Boston’s free-paper fray

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Local News by on December 23, 2009 0 Comments
Dirty Water News joins Boston’s free-paper fray

Newcomer Dirty Water News is slated to start circulating its “lifestyle and entertainment” paper around Boston this month, and their new site recently went live. The paper comes from the makers of a similar paper on Martha’s Vineyard called This Week On MV. They describe themselves as “a lifestyle and entertainment newspaper that’s going to […]

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WGBH details its new radio programming

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Local News by on November 28, 2009 2 Comments
WGBH details its new radio programming

Last time we talked about public broadcasting powerhouse WGBH, they were attempting to rebrand their radio channel 89.7FM as a news talk destination, moving their classical station to a dedicated spot on the dial to make room for new programming.  The station has plans to bring some of its more popular television show to radio, […]

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