Category Archives: Art & Film

ArtWeek Boston starts May 1st

ArtWeek BostonArtWeek Boston runs from Friday, May 1 – Sunday, May 10th

Presented by Highland Street Foundation and produced by Citi Performing Arts Center, the 10-day ArtWeek extravaganza that starts next month spotlights programs like pop-up dinner theater and or entertainment, immersive workshops in unusual places, behind-the-scenes sneak peeks, and more. The intention is to highlight bold, creative and unique events that are unexpected.

All the fun will start at the ICA at their ArtWeek Cocktail Kickoff April 30th 5:30 – 7:30 PM.  For more information about the week+ of arts programs visit their website at artweekboston.org.

 

Saturday morning comic: Casey At The Bat

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rob glass, rob glasscock, gay, gay comic

Casey At The Bat is a comic strip follows the adventures of a young, gay man and his friends in life, love and sports!  Casey At The Bat is the work of the very talented Bob Glasscock who resides in NYC.

You can read back issues and order Casey At The Bat volume 1 from his website, caseyatb.com.

Saturday morning comic: Adam and Andy

James Asal Jr, gay, gay comicClick on the comic strip to enlarge.

ADAM & ANDY is set in the fictional New England town of Woodfield, CT. You can learn more about this strip by visiting, adamandandy.com.  To see previous Adam and Andy cartoons link here.

Whale mural on Planet Storage building in the South End

public art, Tyson Andree, ink blockThe whale mural that has been visible from the Planet Self Storage building along Boston’s Southeast Expressway since the early 1990s has disappeared from view on I-93 ever since the Troy Boston residential building was erected.  According to a recent story in The Boston Globe, a fourth whale is going to be added to Planet Self Storage building.  The additional whale still won’t be visible to those on the highway but rather will face the Ink Block.

The developer behind the Ink Block, National Development, has commissioned Brookline graffiti artist, Tyson Andree, to spray-paint the new mural on a 15-foot-high by 68-foot-long section of Planet Self Storage’s northern wall, facing the Ink Block. The project should be finished by this weekend.

Rosie O’Donnell comes to Provincetown

PtownMemorial Day Weekend – a.k.a. Baby Dyke Weekend in Provincetown – Mark Cortale proudly presents the launch of the Broadway at Town Hall series, starring Emmy Winner and cultural icon Rosie O’Donnell.

Accompanying Rosie will be Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky who will join Rosie as pianist and host for the evening.

Rosie O’Donnell show Sunday, May 24th – Memorial Day Wkd

For more information about the show at the Town Hall and to purchase tickets which are certain to sell out, link here.

Saturday morning comics: Adam and Andy

gay, gay cartoon

Click on the comic strip to enlarge.

ADAM & ANDY is set in the fictional New England town of Woodfield, CT. You can learn more about this strip by visiting, adamandandy.com.  To see previous Adam and Andy cartoons link here.

Set your DVRs to Logo TV shows Cucumber and Banana

Russell T Davies, Queer as Folk, Logo TV

Vincent Franklin as Henry in Russell T Davies’s new drama Cucumber Photo: Channel 4

Are you still bummed about the news that HBO’s series, Looking, has been canceled?  Perhaps you should set your DVRs to record the UK Channel 4 series Cucumber and Banana, which started this past Monday on Logo TV.

Cucumber centers around Henry Best, a 46-year-old insurance executive from Manchester, England who suffers a midlife crisis after he has a meltdown when he and his partner bring home a third person from the bars.

The one hour dramedy Cucumber and its half-hour companion, Banana, which follows immediately on Logo was very funny this week and has me hooked.  The show is from Russell Davies who showcased Manchester more than a decade ago in his UK hit series Queer as Folk.  However, where Queer as Folk focused on men in their teens to late 20s; Cucumber picks up the stories of gay Manchester a generation later.  Set your DVRs to record – Locally Logo TV is channel 281.