Entertainment

By - 7/10/17 - 1:01 pm

KENNEDY-ERA NEWS CAPSULE: 4/11/61 (WMEX-RADIO; BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS)

The current owner of WMEX, one of Boston's oldest call signs, reports to the FCC that it wants to put the 1510 AM station back on the air after its June 30 shutdown. In an FCC filing, Daily XXL Communications of Wilmington, NC reports: Read more.

By - 7/8/17 - 11:29 pm

Did you enjoy it? Was it worth the price?

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Organizers of Boston Pizza Festival face heat for event organization

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By - 7/3/17 - 8:34 pm
Hatch Shell in Boston before the July 4th concert

Molly Lanzarotta took in the Pops rehearsal concert at the Hatch Shell this evening.

By - 7/3/17 - 10:51 am

WMEX 1510 Boston - Melvin X Melvin (J.J. Jeffrey) - 1965

Boston Radio Watch reports the demise of WMEX: The current owners of the 1510 AM station turned off the transmitter on Friday.

By - 7/2/17 - 1:15 pm

Disposable plastic consumption is a way of life for citizens across the globe. It is unavoidable when buying bottled drinks, bagging groceries, or unwrapping pre-packaged food. Though plastic reduction and recycling efforts have picked up momentum in recent years, the positive change has not been enough to slow the ever-increasing amount of plastic waste found in our oceans.

By - 7/1/17 - 1:46 pm
Cambridge dance party in Central Square

Our own Ron Newman was among the hundreds who didn't let the rain stop the annual Cambridge Dance Party outside City Hall in Central Square last night.

By - 6/30/17 - 8:22 pm
Keytar Bear

Jason watched Keytar Bear, "the hero we need in trying times like these," at Park Street late this afternoon.

By - 6/28/17 - 10:57 am

Nite Jewel, Harriet Brown, and Geneva Jacuzzi will be performing at ONCE Ballroom as part of Fenway Recordings Sessions on July 26, 2017. Doors open at 8:00pm and the show will begin at 8:45pm. The event is 18+ with a valid ID. Tickets are on sale for $14 in advance at ticketfly.com. Tickets are also available for purchase the day of the show for $16.

By - 6/26/17 - 3:21 pm
Proposed Huntington Avenue tower

Architect's rendering. See it larger.

The owner of the Huntington Avenue block that includes the old BU Theatre says it will sell the theater building to the group that now runs it for $1 in exchange for city permission to build a 32-story building with 426 residential units atop two adjoining parcels. Read more.

By - 6/23/17 - 11:13 pm

Akin, a Sudbury resident, ran Medieval Manor for more than 40 years. He died yesterday at home.

There will be a Celebration of Life service on Saturday, July 1, at 11 a.m. at Edwards Church in Saxonville.

By - 6/22/17 - 8:48 am

Vanessa Kuo spotted him outside Trinity Church in Copley Square yesterday, four days after he was beaten downtown.

By - 6/22/17 - 5:40 am

In a surprise turn of events, just a few days after canceling the time-travel drama “Timeless”, NBC changed its decision and ordered a ten-episode second season. It seems like the “Timeless” team have changed history yet again! After the show’s initial cancellation, the series creators, Ryan and Kripke tweeted that the show is considering other possibilities before making a decision. The loyal fanbase also shared their disapproval on social media and even started a #SaveTimeless campaign.

By - 6/19/17 - 11:47 am
Elvis and other wax figures inside new Boston wax museum near City Hall

Josh Gee gazed into the abyss this morning and the abyss gazed right back into him, in the form of wax figures of Elvis, Amy Winehouse and, um, Nicole Kidman, maybe, in the new wax museum going in where the gym used to be, across City Hall Plaza from City Hall.

By - 6/17/17 - 3:02 pm
Bus parked off Brookline Avenue for Dead and Company concert at Fenway

Roving UHub photographer Jeff Maker reports Dead fans are pouring into the area around Fenway Park in advance of tonight's and tomorrow's Dead & Company concerts. This bus is parked next to 61 Brookline Ave.

By - 6/14/17 - 1:12 pm

Woods will be performing on July 2 at Brighton Music Hall. Doors open at 7:00PM and the show starts at 8:00PM. The event is 18+ with a valid ID. Tickets are $15 in advance and can be purchased at https://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/010052870D507AEA.

By - 6/12/17 - 2:54 pm

Jeremy Enigk will be performing at Red Room at Café 939 on Wednesday, June 14 as a part of the Fenway Recordings Sessions.

Openers:
Tomo Nakayama
DJ Carbo

Tickets: $16 in advance / $18 at the door

This show begins at 8:00 pm

Ticket: https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/2942247?partner_id=240

By - 6/9/17 - 4:29 pm

The Boston Licensing Board next week considers a proposal for a dueling-piano bar in the new Element Seaport Boston Hotel at 391 D St., across from the Lawn on D. Read more.

By - 6/7/17 - 5:37 pm
Wax museum coming

Orange Bird snuck a peek inside some space that is clearly under construction in One Washington Mall (that office building where the Staples is and where the health club used to be on that alley between City Hall Plaza and the Old State House), and, wait, does that say "Wax Museum"? Read more.