Entertainment

By - 11/17/17 - 7:49 pm

A few days ago, the New Yorker reviewed SMILF, a new comedy about a single Southie mom, and referred to the neighborhood as: Read more.

By - 11/14/17 - 6:08 pm

Seems David Crosby (of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, and sometimes Young) played the Regent Theatre in Arlington last night. And seems he said some things that might offend the snowflakes who support the current president: Read more.

By - 10/19/17 - 5:44 pm

Tonights the night-come watch the Overcoats kick off their new tour at Brighton Music Hall 8PM! Also. don't miss out on Glassio and DJ Carbo's guest performing, all part of Fenway Recordings Sessions. Tickets are still available so grab them while you still can!!

For more info and tickets: http://bit.ly/2v5OL0O

Where: Brighton Music Hall, Allston

When: 8PM

Who: Overcoats, Glassio and DJ Carbo

By - 10/19/17 - 12:55 pm
Wanted for fakery at South Station

Transit Police report they are looking for a guy who sold somebody more than $250 worth of counterfeit tickets to a Bruno Mars concert.

Read more.

By - 10/15/17 - 9:24 am

The BU News Service reports that people living in Cambridge across the river from the Harvard land where Boston Calling now takes place are not in a happy place.

By - 10/10/17 - 7:57 pm

UPDATE: They did do some filming in Southie last month.

Ally Jarmanning posts a notice she found on her door in Dorchester's Polish Triangle today for a meeting about a film crew that plans to do some filming for an upcoming Showtime series. Read more.

By - 10/9/17 - 9:55 am
Horn player in Honk parade

Photographynatalia took in the Honk parade through Somerville and Cambridge yesterday.

Honk has always been about more than just music: Read more.

By - 9/25/17 - 8:37 am

The Boston Palestine Film Festival returns for its eleventh season!

When: Friday, October 20th through Sunday, October 29th. Read more.

By - 9/16/17 - 6:39 pm
Roslindale Porchfest band

Them City Ducks on Belgrade Avenue.

More than 100 bands and performers played on porches and in driveways across Roslindale today during the third annual Roslindale Porchfest.

On Beech Street, homeowner Jen Goldston joined in with one of them there City Ducks: Read more.

By - 9/14/17 - 1:14 pm
Denzel Washington equipment in the South End

Molly S. snapped some of the equipment today for "Equalizer 2." No word if the actor himself is in town (he was supposed to be filming in Marshfield in November), but we hear part of the plot involves him battling bank robbers from Charlestown and the trouble he has just getting there because he keeps getting detoured.

By - 9/3/17 - 9:16 am

The concert and unity rally, which starts at 7 p.m., will be free, but people are being asked to bring school supplies to be donated to kids in Houston, Mayor Walsh and state Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry announced.

By - 8/10/17 - 11:54 am

Variety reports that Melissa McCarthy, last in town for the Ghostbusters remake, will star in a movie about the first women cops in Boston in the 1970s (the real ones, not Raquel Welch, and presumably the real ones issued guns, not the real ones who weren't).

H/t Louise Miller.

By - 8/9/17 - 2:39 pm

No, not the seagulls-and-ship's-bell dentist-office station some of you may remember from your youth, but Bob Bittner's WCAS-successor oldies station that's been on 740 AM for awhile now. It's at 101.3 FM, but with a caveat: It's a low-power station so you may not hear it most places - and if you're south of the Fenway and hear hip hop instead, you're hearing a Dorchester pirate station that's been using the same frequency (last week in Roslindale, that's what came in, but at 2:30 p.m. today, anybody tuning into 101.3 in Roslindale instead heard soft oldies rock).

By - 8/9/17 - 11:26 am

Hey, guys, what about a TV series about a Boston crime family, but instead of featuring some Afflecky tough guy, it "takes the traditionally hypermasculine crime genre and turns it on its head, placing a queer female lead at its center and making her the driver of the action"? The Dig interviews Caitlin Graham, who's trying to bring this idea to the small screen. She's from Brooklyn, but she's OK, she went to school here.

By - 8/7/17 - 10:07 pm

Edge Media reports the death of the longtime Avalon DJ.

By - 8/3/17 - 6:11 pm

Cambridge Day reports on the impending exit of the Comedy Studio from its perch atop the Hong Kong.

By - 7/29/17 - 10:12 pm

The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's production of Romeo and Juliet is absolutely wonderful -- with lots of fine young performers. Photos posted on Facebook (spoilers -- if you don't know the story of Romeo and Juliet - and expect the ending to be a surprise): Photos.

By - 7/28/17 - 9:21 pm

What an original idea! Our own local stars are working with Showtime to produce a series about the Boston Miracle - you know, that 1990s period involving "a family of armored car robbers from Charlestown in a case that grows to encompass and eventually upend Boston’s city-wide criminal justice system," not some silly idea about trying to get the gangs of Roxbury and Dorchester to stop killing each other: Read more.

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.