Category: <span>Arts & Entertainment</span>

Men in Drag, Flying Citrus, and a Smattering of Bling: Boston Ballet's Cinderella

You might think I’m referring to the show on my side of the river at the American Repertory Theatre: The Donkey Show when you see:  men in drag, flying fruit, and little bling here and there, but I’m not.  I’m talking about the Sir Frederick Ashton’s Cinderella which premiered in …

Get Ready for the Weekend: Chocolate, Super Hunger Brunch, Fishing & More

What’s going on this weekend? T0night:  Drinkable Science at MIT. A little mix of applied math with John Bush and cocktail concoctions with Jared Sadoian of Craigie on Main and Will and Dave Willis of Bully Boy Distillers.  Sample spirits and make concoctions of your own at the MIT Museum …

Skate on In to Winter Today

I have a favourite local rink . I love the tiny sweet rink in Harvard Square at the Charles Hotel, but recently I saw a photo that might tempt me across the river. The Rotunda Rink at the Boston Harbor Hotel. The rink is open Monday – Friday 3:00 to …

Boston Ballet's Nutcracker: Dewdrops, nutcrackers and 4,000 crystals

As I sit outside class, rack after rack of beautiful hand-stitched costumes roll by. They will soon be coming to life on stage in dress rehearsals making the renderings of the newest production of the Nutcracker come to life. The dewdrops fairy’s bodice and tutu alone has 4,000 crystals set …