Category Archives: Art & Film

Strandbeest sneak peek in Boston this week

Peabody Essex Museum, PEMThis past weekend Strandbeest hosted a preview on Crane’s Beach of Theo Jansen’s internationally acclaimed kinetic sculptures.  While his exhibit opens at the P.E.M. on September 19th you have two chances to check out Theo Jansen’s amazingly creative work this Friday in downtown Boston.

Friday, August 28 | 11 am – 1 pm
Boston City Hall Plaza, Boston

Friday, August 28 | 4:30 pm – 7 pm
Dewey Square, Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston

Arlington short animation film festival

Arlington Short Animation Film FestivalThis Saturday check out the third annual Arlington Short Animation Film Festival that showcases local animated short films projected on an outdoor screen at Robbins Farm Park in Arlington on Saturday, August 29th (raindate: August 30th). For more information visit the event website, http://acmi.tv/filmfest

Movie night at Fenway, Thursday, Aug 27

Fever PitchOn the 10th anniversary screening of Fever Pitch, Fenway Park will host the movie on a high-definition screen in center field.  General admission tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under (free for children 2 and under). Gates will open at 6:45 p.m. and the movie will start at 8:00 p.m.

Purchase your tickets here

The East coasts first 4D movie theater opens in Boston

Fat CatFor those of you who love going to the movies, check out the newly refurbished Showcase Cinema de Lux in Revere. It is only the second in the nation and the first on the East coast “MX4D” theater. MX4D theater allows viewers to experience major motion pictures in an exciting new way; immersing you in the action on screen via an array of carefully programmed special effects including, moving seats, bursts of water and real-life smells (that last part does sound a bit nasty but maybe you’ll enjoy it).

To learn more about the Showcase MX4D® Theatre at Showcase Cinema de Lux Revere, to view show times and purchase tickets online check out their website at, www.showcasecinemas.com.

Saturday morning comic: Adam and Andy

James Asal Jr., gay comic strip, gay cartoonClick 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.

Watch Guardians of the Galaxy outside at Assembly Row this Saturday

Assembly row moviesThe Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation have been hosting free movie nights along the Mystic River at Assembly Row every Saturday at dusk.

This week’s free movie is Guardians of the Galaxy.  For more information check out their web page, Assembly Row Summer Movie Series.

Check out Sabrina playing at Christopher Columbus park tonight

SabrinaChristopher Columbus park has been showing movies for free on a large screen each Sunday starting at sunset since mid July.  Tonight is your last chance to catch one of the free movies.  This week they will be showing the 1995 remake,  Sabrina.

Make a night of it by ordering from one of your favorite North End pizzerias and bringing it over to the park – dinner and a movie under the stars.

Sunday, July 12th – Driving Miss Daisy
Sunday, July 19th – Toy Story
Sunday, July 26th – Shrek 2
Sunday, August 2nd – Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Sunday August 9th – Money Ball
Sunday August 16th – Sabrina