Entertainment

By - 7/31/16 - 9:56 am
Hogwarts Square in Cambridge

Teddy Kokoros journeyed to Hogwarts Square in Cambridge last night for the release of the latest Harry Potter book.

By - 7/30/16 - 11:40 am
Silly Walks on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston

Looks like the British Consulate is helping Bostonians explore one of the unique facets of Her Majesty's Government on the Greenway near Rowes Wharf today, as Steve Holt discovered.

What the ministry in question does.

Or it could be part of Figment Boston.

By - 7/29/16 - 5:59 pm
Ray Bolger mural in Dorchester

The Mayor's Mural Crew this week finished an homage to Dorchester's own Ray Bolger, best know for his role as the Scarecrow in "The Wizard of Oz." It's on the side of Romel Dry Cleaners, at Dorchester Avenue and St. Mark's Road.

By - 7/28/16 - 10:56 pm

Rachel Platten - Fight Song (Official Video)

Rachel Platten, who wrote "Fight Song," the song Hillary Clinton walked across the stage to, grew up in Newton and went to Buckingham Browne and Nichols.

By - 7/28/16 - 9:07 am

The Independent Film Festival Boston is suing the Boston International Film Festival for trademark infringement, charging the latter is intentionally confusing both movie makers and ticket buyers. Read more.

By - 7/26/16 - 1:19 pm

Fenway Recordings Sessions Presents:
Sunflower Bean
w/ Burglary Years, DJ Carbo
Thursday, 10/6
Doors @ 6pm, Show @ 7pm
Brighton Music Hall
158 Brighton Ave, Allston, MA
This event is all ages.
Tix: http://bit.ly/2aezZd6 Adv price: $13
FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/1582297848736237/
Web: http://crossroadspresents.com/brighton-music-hall/

By - 7/26/16 - 12:19 pm

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that "permanent" means "permanent," and that an injunction that permanently barred Karl Clemmey from Great Woods in 1993 remains in effect despite the facility's change of both ownership and names. Read more.

By - 7/25/16 - 2:26 pm

It’s a brunch + concert + makers market! Looking for something hip and local to do in the Boston area on a hot summer Sunday? There’s no better place to shop local, eat local, and support local music than at Somerville Local First’s Music & Makers Event on August 7th. Read more.

By - 7/24/16 - 10:08 am
Ligotti

Joe Ligotti, who's made a career out of being a cigar-chomping loudmouth, is suing WMEX over the way he says he was secretly fired last year.

WMEX hired the Guy from Boston away from a weekend slot on WTKK last June, had him do the station's morning drive show, then ditched him a little more than a month later. Read more.

By - 7/17/16 - 8:30 pm
Long lines at Fenway Park for Paul McCartney concert

Doug Sieber had a bird's-eye view for the long lines outside the Paul McCartney concert tonight - stretching to Boylston Street. Read more.

By - 7/14/16 - 8:11 pm
Smashmouth on the Boston Common

Vanessa Kuo is reliving high school at the Smash Mouth concert on Boston Common tonight. It's part of the Outside the Box festival.

By - 7/12/16 - 11:22 am

The Charles River Conservancy kicks off a Swim the Charles fundraising campaign and releases feasibility study supporting potential for Charles River Swimming Facility

In conjunction with today's sold­out fourth annual CitySplash event, the Charles River Conservancy, released "Swimming in the Charles: A Feasibility Study for the Establishment of a Permanent Swimming Facility in the Charles River Basin" and launched Swim the Charles, an Indiegogo campaign to support returning swimming to the Charles.

By - 7/12/16 - 9:57 am

M Rey asks where she can find one of the elusive creatures.

By - 7/11/16 - 5:00 pm

Vanyaland reports River Gods in Cambridge has shut forever.

By - 7/7/16 - 5:08 pm

Jamaica Plain News has a guide to the annual neighborhood-wide music festival this Saturday.

WBUR reports how organizers this year are trying to make it more inclusive.

By - 7/6/16 - 1:17 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports.

By - 7/5/16 - 11:47 am
In line for Louis CK tickets at the Paradise

Shortly after 10 a.m.., Louis CK sent e-mail to his fans that he'd be doing a show tonight at the Paradise. Matt Cadwallader reported at 10:41 a.m. from outside the Paradise that "people are literally running down Comm. Ave." to try to get tickets. By 11:37 a.m., they were already sold out, Pia Agliati reported.

By - 7/1/16 - 9:15 pm
Watching An Affair to Remember in the rain in Boston

David Finnerty watched the people who watched "An Affair to Remember," rain be damned, at the Boston Harbor Hotel on Rowes Wharf tonight.

By - 6/30/16 - 9:01 am

Vanyaland reports on an incident Monday night at Out of the Blue Too Art Gallery & More in Central Square.

By - 6/27/16 - 11:17 pm

The Buffalo News alerts us that one-time American Idol finalist John Stevens suffered a fractured skull and may have some hearing loss after being hit by a van in Chelsea last weekend.

Stevens is from the Buffalo area, allthough he now lives in Cambridge. He went to Berklee and sings with the Beantown Swing Orchestra.

H/t Karen.