As Boston Garden officials pledged to do more to prevent another EDM "mass casualty incident," public-safety officials said they had to deal with more than just several dozen chemically impaired show goers before a June 25 Avicii concert.
Boston Magazine trumpets a free performance this Thursday on the Lagoon.
Somerville Community Access Television is happy to announce a collaborative film screening event with the Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) and Arlington Community Media, Inc. (ACMI). During this event, there will be 6 student films screened. RSVP HERE!
Below is more information on the films that will be featured:
1. The Art of Being Hurt | 7:15 min | Director, Xavery Robin | Boston University
Synopsis: A young couple is fighting to make their relationship a healthy one despite the odds.
Starts 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22 at the new A Street Park at Channel Center in Fort Point.
All day, people slowly approached the Public Garden bench made famous in "Good Will Hunting" to remember Robin Williams.
Most quietly stood there, lost in their thoughts.
Robin Williams fans are turning the Public Garden bench where he sat with Matt Damon in "Good Will Hunting" into a memorial.
Hedge photographed the bench around 6 this morning.
Buzzfeed interviews the first person to write something at the bench.
The Public Garden scene in "Good Will Hunting."
L.A. Times: Robin Williams dies at 63 in apparent suicide.
Neal Doyle captured Batman and the Joker doing some shopping at the Cambridgeport Star Market (presumably before heading to the comics convention at the World Trade Center).
Lou Delpidio, owner of the Guilt/Underbar clubs in the Theater District, reports he's changing the name of Underbar to Candibar just as soon as some fancy new LED lights arrive from their factory in Greece.
Delpidio told the Boston Licensing Board yesterday Underbar will remain basically the same, but that the lights, which "are on a ship right now" will change the look enough to warrant the name change.
Kristin MacDougall captured some of the One Direction fans who dropped whatever they were doing and rushed down to the Ritz-Carlton late this afternoon as word spread the boys might be staying there.
Emily Cervone forwards a photo, taken by a co-worker, of the guard for Ted on Berkeley Street in the Back Bay this morning (can't be too careful with Johnny Depp maybe still running around all balding and everything).
Ed Coppinger notes the cop on the left is his brother, Mike (and we note that Ed is not the state rep - that's his cousin, Ed).
Looks like the bill to make "Roadrunner" the official state rock song (a measure championed by then state Rep. Marty Walsh and then arts promoter Joyce Linehan has become the Norwegian Blue of legislation.
TD Garden officials said today they tripled the number of ambulances they normally have on hand for a concert and added extra security guards and other staffers to deal with what they knew could be an onslaught of pre-gamed ticketholders streaming in for a June 25 concert by the Swedish EDM DJ.
Jamaica Plain News has the photos from today's concerts.
The city Office of Arts and Culture is throwing a Donna Summer roller-skating bash on City Hall Plaza Friday evening.
The Donna Summer Memorial Roller Disco Tribute Party, which pays tribute to the Dorchester disco diva, starts at 6 p.m. Skateless? Don't worry - there'll be a dance floor set up to bust a move on.
A company called Music Vault has posted more than 13,000 videos of classic rock shows on its website and on YouTube. There are a dizzying number of priceless performances. Unfortunately, none that appear to have taken place in Boston but several that feature hometown favorites including Boston and Aerosmith. (Sadly, no Del Fuegos.) Here's the J.