Arts & Entertainment

News/Reviews on local Cambridge Area A&E events and venues.

The Social Network Hits Cambridge

The Social Network Hits Cambridge

Is The Social Network the “real” story on the beginnings of Facebook? Most film goers are not going to care.  Let’s be honest, if you are at all interested in business or technology odds are you want to see this movie.  If you like Justin Timberlake you might see the movie for that reason too.  […]

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Cambridge Events for Boston Fashion Week 2010

Cambridge Events for Boston Fashion Week 2010

Boston’s Fashion Week officially starts tomorrow but Cambridge has been and is hosting some pre-Boston Fashion Week Events that include the official opening of a local independent studio and store here in Cambridge. The studio is  named La Esquina, Spanish for the Corner.  It carries both women’s and children’s clothing and if you visit today […]

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Cambridge Carnival 2010 This Sunday

Cambridge Carnival 2010 This Sunday

The Cambridge Carnival otherwise known as the Cambridge Caribbean Carnival is back for another year.  The annual event takes place this Sunday from 12pm to 7pm with both a parade, live music and kidsfest area at the Kendall Square Carnival site.  If you haven’t had a chance to attend before think of a Mardi Gras […]

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Kendall Square Free Summer Concerts for 2010

Kendall Square Free Summer Concerts for 2010

Though we missed Jimmy Ryan who was scheduled to play at the Summer Concert Series in Cambridge Center in 2010 we were lucky to find some video from last year.  Kendall Square actually kicked off the Free Summer Concert Series back at the end of May.  The Concerts take place every Wednesday from 12-1pm where […]

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Dance For World Festival Hit Cambridge for Year 2

Dance For World Festival Hit Cambridge for Year 2

The second annual Dance for World Festival took place this past weekend in Cambridge.  As mentioned in last year’s post we were hoping that it would become an annual event.  With the leadership support of the Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre and sponsorships from a variety of corporate sponsors it seems to be on it’s way […]

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Cambridge River Festival – Free For All

Cambridge River Festival – Free For All

2011 Cambridge River Festival Update: The annual festival is back for the 32nd time this year and I wanted to update you with the links to both the list of scheduled activities and events for 2011 as well as for the Figment side of the event that is also taking place this weekend Saturday June […]

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Boston Film Festival Kicks off in Somerville

Boston Film Festival Kicks off in Somerville

The 8th annual Independent Film Festival opens in Boston tonight with an appearance by Kevin Kline.  Kevin Kline will be appearing after the showing of the comedy film The Extra Man in which he also stars.  I am a long time fan of Kline admiring his range of acting.  Though he is better known for […]

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Central Square Theater A Truly Unique Experience

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Featured by on April 6, 2010 0 Comments
Central Square Theater A Truly Unique Experience

When most people think of the theater(or is it the theatre?) you rarely think of anything related to science.  Cambridge’s Central Square Theater not only delivers entertaining and thoughtful plays but they teach you something about science at the same time.  Their current performance, From Orchids to Octopi is no exception.  Well known local playwright […]

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Cambridge’s Matt Damon Sets an Example

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on October 20, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge’s Matt Damon Sets an Example

Many people know Matt Damon for his blockbuster movies but what he may end up being better known for will be his charitable works.  This past month I was reading Parade magazine where Damon wrote a moving article about the role we can all play in making a world a better place.  The article entitled […]

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Cambridge Harry Potter Fans in For Treat

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on October 16, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge Harry Potter Fans in For Treat

Harry Potter is visiting the Museum of Science at least in spirit.  The Museum is the second venue to host Harry Potter The Exhibition which has been very popular in Chicago where it first opened.  You have to literally have been hiding under a rock to miss the craze generated by Harry Potter and his […]

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