Arts & Entertainment

City Living Concerts: Red Sox, Jazz Icons, United Sound

Only in the city can you enjoy a Jazz Concert and the best of the 90’s radio favourite sung by a former Red Sox Pitcher. Bronson Arroyo serenaded us with tunes from Pearl Jam, Tom Petty, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more. A concert in support of United Sound, which is making music instruction accessible to students with special needs.

The Incredible (non-edible) Egg: Cirque Du Soleil's OVO

Cirque du Soleil will be performing in Boston from September 6th to the 10th with OVO at the Agganis Arena. This one is not under the big top but Cirque Du Soleil can transform any space they move into. OVO, meaning “egg” in Portuguese, immerses you into Cirque Du Soleil's fantastical colorful ecosystem bursting with entomological life. …

There is WiFi and Then There is xFi (Sponsored)

My days are full of little crises that need to be addressed.  From ‘unfair’ homework assignments to missing shin guards and dead pointe shoes to no more Romaine for lunchbox Caesar salad.  The greatest, most dramatic, most annoying crisis of all in our life of little first world problems though …

Annie On Tour: In Boston

I have memories of being at my bubbe’s house in Winnipeg, Manitoba. We would sit in the den after supper and watch Star Search. She and I were always amazed at these little kids with big talent. I was given tickets to see Annie for review and I imagined what …

Mixed Bill: Boston Ballet's Robbins/The Concert

I love a clean and pure Balanchine piece and that is what Robbins/The Concert opens with.  I also love the New Yorker cartoonesque nature of The Concert as well. However, I didn’t love this mixed bill by Boston Ballet.  As I often do, I received tickets to Robbins/The Concert for …

Staying Relevant: Sleeping Beauty

We live in interesting times.  If there ever was a time of fast-paced progress and equally extreme desire to recreate some sort of status quo it seems like this is that time.  (No doubt the industrial revolution had a similar vibe in some ways.) I have the job of raising two children in …