Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, will open its doors to all visitors free of charge over Memorial Day weekend.
Admission to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston will be free all three days of Memorial Day weekend, the museum announced this week. The free days are the museum's way to celebrate "Boston I Love," a special set of exhibitions now on display, community art activities and an opportunity to donate to the One Fund. Those special exhibits now on display include “To Boston With Love,” an installation of hundreds of hand-sewn quilt squares with messages of love and peace sent from the around the world, Special Loans from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, three special paintings lent by New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art in honor of the people of Boston, and Community Art-Making Activity: Boston, I Love, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., where …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Tickets went on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, five minutes later they were gone.
A TD Garden concert with proceeds benefitting the One Fund has sold out. Boston Strong, An Evening of Support & Celebration sold all of its tickets in five minutes, according to a tweet from the official TD Garden twitter account. "#BostonStrong shows their strength once again - 5/30 concert @tdgarden to benefit #TheOneFund sold out in 5 mins! THANK YOU for support!" Aerosmith will headline the show. Boston, Godsmack, J. Geils Band, Extreme and other legendary Boston rock acts will perform.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Boston Conservatory students sing "I Wont Give Up" by Jason Mraz.
Following the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday, Boston Conservatory students came together to show their support for the community with one of their strongest tools: their voices. On Youtube, Boston Conservatory student Matt Ross wrote "Me and some of my friends from The Boston Conservatory Musical Theatre Department sing Jason Mraz's "I Won't Give Up" to share our love for this city. In spite of the terror and horror we've been a part of and seen this week, we are hopeful and proud of Boston. This is our home, our community. It's where we live, learn, and create. We "won't give up" and we're "still looking up."
Monday, March 18, 2013
Boston Police officers featured on the show dish about working with Donnie Wahlberg, and that one has never heard of New Kids on the Block.
Two of the Boston Police Department officers featured on TNT's "Boston's Finest" reality show executive produced by Donnie Wahlberg spoke having cameras following them, being on television, charity work and the New Kids on the Block. Ryan Mason, 34, from West Roxbury, and Skye Robinson, 32, from Roxbury, met up with Patch at Boston Police Headquarters at the same time. Patch: What unit are you in? Mason: Fugitive Unit – citywide. I started in BPD in 2005, and started in the Fugitive Unit in 2010, before that I was in District 4 and B-3. Robinson: I’m in the Youth Violence Strike Force. On the show it’s referred to as the gang unit. I started on BPD in 2006 in C-11 (Dorchester), and started in 2010 with the Youth Violence unit. Patch: …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Music groups such as Fun, The National, The Shins, and Of Monsters and Men, are scheduled to perform May 25-26.
Get your tickets now for the Boston Calling Music Festival because they will be selling out! Popular groups like Fun, The Shins, Of Monsters and Men, for a total of 18 music acts that your grandma has never heard of - will his the Boston City Hall Plaza stage on the weekend of May 25-26. Click here for the full lineup of acts for the Boston Calling Music Festival. The festival is a two-day, two-stage event with access to both stages, food, services and more. All ages are welcome and children younger than 10 are free. Boston Calling is a rain or shine event, so only in the event of a state wide emergency that forces Boston Calling to be canceled, will all tickets purchased in advance be refunded. Ticket sales started Friday, March 8 and …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Will you be watching Donnie Wahlberg's new unscripted cops drama?
TNT's new reality show, "Boston's Finest," premieres tonight, Feb. 27 at 9 p.m. The unscripted show, which is executive produced by Donnie Wahlberg, follows the men and women of the Boston Police Department, promising "an up-close and very personal look at what it takes to protect and serve one of America's greatest and most distinctive cities," according to the show's website. "Unlike many unscripted series about law enforcement, 'Boston's Finest' will follow the fearless actions of the entire Boston Police Department, including beat officers, detectives, SWAT, fugitive and special task forces, as well as members of the highly decorated Gang Unit," the TNT show description states. So far, "Boston's Finest" has gotten mostly positive to …
Monday, February 4, 2013
North End resident is bringing enchantment to audiences just a few minutes from the neighborhood.
Jason Gardner is a psychic and escape artist. The North End resident has a show called “Magic Boston” that he performs with Malik Haddidi. “He goes by the name “Malik The Magic Guy,’” Jason said. “This is a new night of magic and variety. We want people to come see the show.” Magic Boston performs at the Medieval Manor located at 246 East Berkeley Street in Boston every Sunday with the doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show time at 8:00 p.m. Jason points out that ticket prices are $10 and free with a Medieval Manor ticket with the show lasting approximately 90 minutes. “It’s a night of magic, mind-reading and variety in Boston,” Jason said. “The location is only five minutes from the North End.” Jason said he and Malik feature magic, mind …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The North End has much to offer its residents.
You live here and are likely busy with work, family and recreational activities. But have you had time to explore the community? The North End is rich in history. This community is home to Paul Revere and there’s a mall where you can walk to see a statue of him. Many of the restaurants along Hanover Street are housed in old buildings with beautiful doors and artwork on the outside. North Square is a particularly interesting spot with its narrow streets and cobblestone. Today the North End is populated by a mixture of Italian Americans and young professionals who are attracted to the neighborhood's tight-knit feel and access to downtown. Tourists come to sample authentic Italian cuisine and enjoy a cannoli or a cappuccino. There are also a …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Seth McFarlane and Emma Stone announced the list of nominees for The Oscars awards today, see the list here.
North End residents: Did your favorite film or actor get nominated for The Oscars? On Thursday, January 10, the list of nominees for The Oscars was announced. Steven Spielberg's film "Lincoln" led The Oscar hopefuls with 17 nominations, but Cambridge's own Ben Affleck was left off the list of hopeful for best director today when the list of nominees was announced. The Huffington Post reports that the media was abuzz when neither Affleck, Tom Hooper ("Les Miserables") nor Katherine Bigelow ("Zero Dark Thirty") made the list for Best Director. The trio's films did make the list of movies up for Best Picture, along with a host of others, including Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" and Ang Lee's "Life of Pi." Best Actor nominees include…
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Do you know these places?
The North End is filled with art along the streets and historic houses. There’s the Paul Revere Trail and North Square to name just a few spots. Have you ever walked along the trail or noticed some of these? If so, tell us in the Comments section.