Arts & Entertainment

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

Oktoberfest A La Harvard Square

Oktoberfest A La Harvard Square

When most people think of Oktoberfest they think of beer and oh yeah that festival in Germany.  In Cambridge we think of the Annual Oktoberfest and Honk! Festival Parade.  For the 31st year the Harvard Square Business Association is putting on a show that starts off with a marching band parade.  The marching bands are […]

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Mad Men Cambridge Style in Harvard Square

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on October 1, 2009 0 Comments
Mad Men Cambridge Style in Harvard Square

Are you a Mad Men fan?  The Noir Bar in Harvard Square’s Charles Hotel gives you the chance to not only see the show on their HD projection screen but also to dress the part. This is a great idea for Noir.  It capitalizes on the popularity of the show to bring in customers on […]

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Cambridge Area Fans Get Your Pink Floyd Fix

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on September 30, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge Area Fans Get Your Pink Floyd Fix

Pink Floyd music continues to be popular which is why bands like Mr. E. Floyd can tour on the strength of Pink Floyd’s music.  I am still haunted by “The Wall”.  Mr. E. Floyd will be performing this Friday, October 2nd at the nearby Regent Theater in Arlington.  The performance will be a tribute to […]

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Cambridge Kicks Off the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on September 17, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge Kicks Off the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival

The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival is officially starting up this weekend.  The Regatta Bar will be hosting Ahmad Jamal as the first entertainer in the festival.  The Ragatta Bar is located in Harvard Square’s Charles Hotel. The Festival is a week long event from tomorrow Friday September 18th to Saturday September 26th.  The event culminates […]

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Cambridge Area Popular Movie Location

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on September 15, 2009 1 Comment
Cambridge Area Popular Movie Location

Ben Affleck is filming his new movie today in Harvard Square. Five years ago it may have gotten much more attention but we seem to be getting used to all the celebrities in our midst. Cambridge was a popular movie location before Massachusetts started their tax incentive programs to lure movie makers here. Among the […]

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Festival Weekend in Cambridge

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on September 14, 2009 0 Comments
Festival Weekend in Cambridge

Last week I announced how Cambridge Carnival was taking place this past weekend on Sunday.  The weather panned out for them since Sunday definitely was the better of the days and was actually very nice.  As my family and I were driving around Cambridge on Sunday we noticed another festival that I should have mentioned […]

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Cambridge Carnival Moves to Kendall Square

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on September 10, 2009 1 Comment
Cambridge Carnival Moves to Kendall Square

Don’t miss the annual Cambridge Carnival and Parade this Sunday September 13th, 2009.  The parade which has normally ended at Central Square will now end in Kendall Square.  The date was changed from an August date. The City of Cambridge has a mix of old and new data that is showing up so be sure […]

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Massachusetts Summer Concert Venues

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on July 29, 2009 0 Comments
Massachusetts Summer Concert Venues

As the summer continues to roll on we thought we would highlight the open air concert venues in Massachusetts. The Cambridge/Boston area is home to many concert venues including the newly renamed TD Garden and even Fenway Park but only a few venues provide that open air concert experience that can only be enjoyed in […]

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Cambridge River Festival Never Disappoints

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on July 22, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge River Festival Never Disappoints

One of the great things about living in the Cambridge area is the city’s true appreciation for the arts.  The Cambridge Arts Council is a big part of bringing multicultural art and music to our city and in this case for free.  This past June they put on the 30th Cambridge River Festival which unfortunately […]

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Free Concerts in Kendall Square

Filed in Arts & Entertainment by on July 14, 2009 1 Comment
Free Concerts in Kendall Square

Believe it or not Kendall Square is the host of not one but 2 Summer Concert Series.  The even better news is that both series are free.  The Cambridge Center Summer Concert Series is performed at Cambridge Center Plaza which is on the Main Street side of the Marriott.  What is neat about this series […]

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