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By adamg - 12/5/19 - 12:03 pm

Contestant on "The Price is Right" is from Massachusetts. "I bet you have a wicked cool prize for her," Drew Carey said. "Wicked awesome," Johnny the Offscreen Announcer replied, trying his hardest to sound like a Townie or something.

By adamg - 12/4/19 - 9:06 am

The Dig interviews the Big Mattress guy in advance of his performance at the Wilbur next week.

By adamg - 11/26/19 - 9:39 am

The BU News Service sounds a klaxon for Tavern of Tales, 1478 Tremont St., which will have rooms dedicated to specific board games, but with sound effects to make them more like video games:

When you play Monopoly, you pass go and collect $200. In our experience you would pass go, collect $200 and you’ll hear the sound of money rolling into your bank account.

By adamg - 11/16/19 - 2:28 pm

The owner of a comedy spot in Roslindale shut down a series of stand-up sets last night after, she says, she'd had enough of a string of racist, sexist jokes. Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/19 - 9:06 am
Mindy Kaling with some My Grandma's of New England coffee cake

Mindy Kaling stans for My Grandma's of New England coffee cake, made with love (and real vanilla) in a factory at the industrial end of Hyde Park Avenue. Read more.

By FenwayRecordings - 11/13/19 - 3:31 pm

On Wednesday, December 11th experimental rock group Battles will be performing at Brighton Music Hall, along with Guerilla Toss and DJ Carbo as part of the Fenway Recordings Sessions. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show will begin at 8:00pm. This is an 18+ show with valid ID. Tickets are on sale for $20 in advance at ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available for purchase the day of the show for $23.

For more info and tickets: http://events.crossroadspresents.com/events/2019/12/11/battles

Where: Brighton Music Hall, Allston

By adamg - 11/13/19 - 9:19 am

The Dig reports on the Boston Drone Film Festival, the city's first film festival devoted to footage taken by drones, on Friday.

By adamg - 11/12/19 - 1:37 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by the Playwright, 658 East Broadway, to expand its capacity and add residential units on floors above it - but board members said they are concerned by complaints from nearby residents about boisterious, often angry customers, especially at closing time. Read more.

By FenwayRecordings - 11/11/19 - 3:48 pm

On Thursday, December 5th London-based songwriter and electronic musician will be performing at Brighton Music Hall, along with Matthew Dear and Swim Mountain as part of the Fenway Recordings Sessions. Doors open at 8:00pm and the show will begin at 9:00pm. This is an 18+ show with valid ID. Tickets are on sale for $20 in advance at ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available for purchase the day of the show for $23. For more info and tickets:

http://events.crossroadspresents.com/events/2019/12/5/matthew-dear-touri...

By adamg - 11/11/19 - 12:59 pm

The Gold Dust Orphans, who have been performing at Machine on Boylston Street in the Fenway since 1995, are moving to the Lithuanian Club, 368 West Broadway in South Boston, where they will open with "Christmas on Uranus," starting Dec. 5. Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/19 - 9:26 am
Gridlock board

After fighting your way home through gridlock on Storrow Drive or in the Ted Williams Tunnel, what better way to relax than playing a game that recreates your commute?

Justin Richer, who knows those roads well, is hoping Bostonians want to crowdsource a game based on the travails of getting from A to B around here. Read more.

By FenwayRecordings - 11/6/19 - 5:10 pm

On Sunday, November 17th Australian surf rock band Skegss, will be performing at Brighton Music Hall, along with Le Shiv as part of the Fenway Recordings Sessions. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show will begin at 8:00pm. This is an all ages event. Tickets are on sale for $18 in advance at ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available for purchase the day of the show for $20. For more info and tickets:

http://events.crossroadspresents.com/events/2019/11/17/skegss

Where: Brighton Music Hall, Allston

When: Doors 7PM, Show 8PM

By adamg - 10/31/19 - 5:48 pm

If you happen to be downtown or in the Back Bay or the Fenway this evening and wonder about the Major Motorcade and all the police and stuff, it's because German Präsident Frank-Walter Steinmeier is Hubbing it to conclude "the official end of Wunderbar Together, the Year of German-America Friendship," with a joint concert by the BSO and the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester tonight. Read more.

By adamg - 10/19/19 - 9:55 pm

Billy Joel - Piano Man (Official Video)

Every Saturday at 9 o'clock for years, Magic 106.7 has played "Piano Man" by Billy Joel. But when Molly and eeka tuned in tonight, they were playing something else! Is nothing sacred?

So what did they play in its place? They're not really sure how it went, because "I turned it off in disgust," eeka reports.

By FenwayRecordings - 10/16/19 - 5:33 pm
Daedelus

On Tuesday, November 5th L.A. electronic producer Daedelus will be performing at Brighton Music Hall, along with Rah Zen and Dephrase as part of the Fenway Recordings Sessions. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show will begin at 8:00pm. This is an 18+ show with valid ID. Tickets are on sale for $16 in advance at ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available for purchase the day of the show for $18.

For more info and tickets: http://events.crossroadspresents.com/events/2019/11/12/chastity-belt

Where: Brighton Music Hall, Allston

By adamg - 10/13/19 - 10:13 pm
Stilters in annual Honk parade

Greg Cook watched the annual Honk procession, including these stiltwalkers, march into Harvard Square from the walk from Somerville, today,

Ron Newman also captured the march, in Somerville.

By FenwayRecordings - 9/30/19 - 3:31 pm

On Wednesday, December 4th alt rock artist, and member of Sonic Youth, Thurston Moore will be performing at ONCE Somerville as part of the Fenway Recordings Sessions. Doors open at 7:30pm. This show will be 18+. Children under 18 may attend as long as they are accompanied by an adult. Tickets are on sale for $24 at ONCE Somerville's website.

For more info and tickets: https://www.oncesomerville.com/e/thurston-moore-group-66490213017/

Where: ONCE Ballroom, Somerville

When: Doors 7:30PM, Show 8PM

By FenwayRecordings - 9/30/19 - 1:47 pm

On Thursday, November 21st British Jazz artist Kamaal Williams will be performing at Brighton Music Hall as part of the Fenway Recordings Sessions. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show will begin at 8:00pm. This is an 18+ show with valid ID. Tickets are on sale for $20 in advance at ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available for purchase the day of the show for $22.

For more info and tickets: http://events.crossroadspresents.com/events/2019/11/21/kamaal-williams-t...

Where: Brighton Music Hall, Allston

By adamg - 9/30/19 - 12:14 pm

This time it's Courtside in East Cambridge, Boston Restaurant Talk reports. Christine Varriale sighs:

Now I just found out that Courtside closed and this past weekend was their last weekend of karaoke!!! Why even live in Boston anymore!!!

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