Entertainment

By - 5/10/16 - 7:24 am

Massmouth's annual storytelling competition will pick Boston's best story teller on Sunday evening, from among the ten winners of the Club Passim and Trident Booksellers 2015-2106 story slams. Read more.

By - 5/7/16 - 5:59 pm

Juliana Hatfield shares her inner monologue about making ends meet through a note from Cobain.

By - 4/22/16 - 11:45 pm
Pax Pokemon players in Boston

Vanessa Kuo could tell Pax East is in town by all the costumed people roaming downtown tonight.

By - 4/21/16 - 9:11 pm
Zakim Bridge lit up in purple to honor Prince

617 Images shows us the Zakim lit up like it's 1999.

By - 4/21/16 - 3:35 pm

Josh Kantor, the organist at Fenway Park, is playing tributes to Prince in between innings of today's game:

1st inning, Fenway organ: Prince's "Little Red Corvette"

2nd inning, Fenway organ: Prince's "Purple Rain"

3rd inning, Fenway organ: Prince's "Take Me With U"

Fenway organ, 4th inning: Prince's "Raspberry Beret"

By - 4/19/16 - 11:59 am

Fenway Recordings Sessions Presents:
Wild Belle @ Brighton Music Hall
w/ James Supercave
Wednesday 4/27: Doors @ 6pm, Music @ 7pm
Brighton Music Hall
158 Brighton Ave, Allston, MA
Tickets start @ $15, sold here: http://bit.ly/1QkmdiD
All Ages!
https://www.facebook.com/events/818518514943916/

By - 4/19/16 - 11:34 am

The Boston Licensing Board last week ordered a one-day suspension for the House of Blues after police found vendor tables set up after a March concert were causing too much of a bottleneck at the main exits.

Boston officials continue to be particularly vigilant about blocked egress; the memory of the Cocoanut Grove fire continues to reverberate here. Read more.

By - 4/18/16 - 11:42 am
Jeff Bauman throwing first pitch to David Ortiz at Fenway Park

While Marky Mark was down at the Marathon finish line playing a cop for his Patriots Day Marathon-bombing movie, Jeff Bauman was at Fenway throwing out the first pitch to David Ortiz for inclusion in the other Marathon-bombing movie, Stronger, as Patty Neal shows us.

By - 4/14/16 - 11:29 am

Fenway Recordings Sessions Presents:
The Subways @ Brighton Music Hall
w/ Pins
Friday 4/15: Doors @ 8pm, Music @ 9pm
Brighton Music Hall
158 Brighton Ave, Allston, MA
Tickets start @ $15, sold here: http://bit.ly/1XtQgtY
http://crossroadspresents.com/brighton-music-hall/

By - 4/11/16 - 10:29 am
Thoughts about the future from Galadriel on Washington Street in Roslindale

Other parts of the country get Bible quotes. Washington Street in Roslindale gets quotes from "Lord of the Rings."

By - 4/7/16 - 8:42 am

He's doing the weekday morning show on North Shore 104.9 (which you can listen to online).

By - 4/6/16 - 2:37 pm

Some orthographically challenged proofreader at FX needs to stay after school and practice spelling the name of our fair Commonwealth. From last night's American Crime Story finale

By - 3/19/16 - 2:43 pm
Wanted: Wolfman

Clark's Trading Post up in Lincoln, NH is looking for a new Wolfman. A valid driver's license is required, but absolutely no weapons are allowed (not even rusty steel traps mounted on the front of old cars, let alone bombs painted with faces, we imagine).

By - 3/15/16 - 5:48 pm

Variety reports CBS wants to get rid of its radio stations, which in Boston include WBZ 1030, WBZ-FM, a.k.a. the Sports Hub, WBMX, i.e., Mix 104.1, and WZLX.

Via the Boston Radio Interest mailing list.

By - 3/13/16 - 7:09 pm
Johnn D's goodbye

Mark Novak was among the people who crowded in front of Johnny D's to say goodbye this evening.

Jean Nagy shows us some of the dance party in the street: Read more.

By - 3/8/16 - 5:53 pm

WCVB reports that Natick's own Doug Flutie will be among the celebrities on the next "Dancing with the Stars."

By - 3/3/16 - 12:48 pm
Ghostbusters scene shot in Boston Chinatown?

Chinatown losing phone service due to slime in the switching station at Harrison and Essex.

The Ghostbusters trailer is out, and, sure, it opens with scenes of Manhattan, but we all know better, right?

Take, for example, the scene that shows one of the protagonists thrown out a window of the second floor of a Chinese restaurant that's really Kaze Shabu Shabu, also at Harrison and Essex (note the addition of a couple of Manhattan water tanks and what appears to be the New York City Municipal Building): Read more.

By - 2/29/16 - 5:38 am

Spotlight's win as Best Picture probably came a bit late for him to stay up for over in Rome.

The actual reporters and editors who told the stories of the pedophile priests and their victims were in the auditorium. One of them, Matt Carroll, livetweeted the experience. Read more.

By - 2/27/16 - 5:16 pm

PEOPLE’S SCULPTURE RACING
2016 Call for Entries
Race & Exhibition
Cambridge Arts River Festival
www.sculptureracing.org/RiverFestivalCall

EXTENDED: ENTRY DEADLINE: March 18, 2016

EVENT: June 4, 2016: A ¾ mile juried race of pushed, pulled, or pedaled sculpture and daylong exhibition at the Cambridge Arts River Festival, an annual celebration with 150,000–200,000 festival-goers.

HOW TO ENTER: Submit work by March 18 to [email protected]. Details on website.