Tag Archives: Art and Film

Saturday morning comic: Adam and Andy

Saturday morning 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.

Street art on Harrison Avenue

Tyson Andree South End MuralTyson Andree is a local graffiti street artist who has turned his talents to producing fine art.  Some of his new creations have been on view at the South End Adelson Gallery in Boston since early March.  Although his show, The Process works on glass, closes this Sunday, April 20th, his work will continue to be on display across the street from the gallery.

Before:  471 Harrison Avenue

Before: 471 Harrison Avenue

Over the past couple of weeks SoWa residents may have seen Tyson painting graffiti art on the backside of EG Leon & Company’s one story commercial building at 471 Harrison Avenue. No matter what you make of Tyson Andree’s street art I’m sure everyone agrees it is a welcome addition, masking an otherwise ugly concrete one-story facade.

Saturday morning comic: Adam and Andy

Adam and AndyClick 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.

Saturday morning comic: Adam and Andy

Adam and AndyClick 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.

Boston 30th LGBT Film Festival

Boston LGBT film festivalThis past weekend The Boston LGBT Film Festival had their kick-off preview party at Post 390 in the Back Bay.  The film festival that is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year has an impressive line up of LGBT films you may want to check out.

Boston LGBT Film Festival April 3-12, 2014

Conversations at the preview party indicated there is a lot of excitement from the festival supporters for the opening night film, To Be Takei, which will screen at the ICA on Thursday, April 3rd.

Other films guys might want to check out include The 10 Year Plan on April 4, The Circle on April 5, Lilting on April 6 and Boys on April 12.

Boston LGBT Film FestivalIf you are a movie buff, mark the dates on your calendar and visit the official Boston LGBT Film Festival website to learn more and get your tickets, www.bostonlgbtfilmfest.net.

LGBT Film Festival BostonScreenings will occur at The Brattle Theatre in Harvard Square, Institute of Contemporary Art in the Seaport District, Museum of Fine Arts in the Fenway, Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, and Paramount Center in the Theater District.  Get your tickets here.

Boston LGBT Film Festival 2

Breakfast Club: 30 years ago today

Breakfast ClubWant to feel old? Thirty years ago today, Andrew Clark (Emilio Estevez), Brian Johnson (Anthony Michael Hall), John Bender (Judd Nelson), Claire Standish (Molly Ringwald), and Allison Reynolds (Ally Sheedy) were all supposedly serving a weekend detention at Sherman H.S.

The Breakfast Club was actually released in February 1985 so the 30th anniversary of the film’s release is still a year away but I couldn’t resist sharing when I saw this making the rounds on Twittah.

Saturday morning comic: Adam and Andy

Adam and AndyClick 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.

Saturday morning comic: Adam and Andy

Saturday morning comics

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.

Boston LGBT Film Festival April 3-12

Boston LGBT film festivalThis year marks the 30th anniversary of the Boston LGBT Film Festival. Founded in 1984, the festival has been hosted by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston since the early nineties. In 2009 the festival expanded to include screenings at the Brattle Theatre in iconic Harvard Square, Cambridge, and the brand new Fenway Health Center on Boylston Street in Boston. In recent years the festival has screened over 120 films from 25 countries. This year the festival will once again open at the Institute of Contemporary Art.

If you are a movie buff, mark the dates on your calendar and visit the official Boston LGBT Film Festival website to learn more and get your tickets, www.bostonlgbtfilmfest.net.

IMAX films at MoS free on Fridays in March

museum of scienceThanks to MathWorks, all IMAX films at the Mugar Omni Theater at the Museum of Science each Friday will be free in the month of March. You may collect your tickets at the Museum box office on the day of the show but beware it is first come, first served.  Tomorrow’s IMAX films at the Mugar Omni Theater are:

Greece Secrets of the past at 11:00
Jerusalem at 10:00 4:00 and 5:00 
Journey to the South Pacific at 2:00, 3:00, 8:00 and 9:00
Rocky Mountain Express at 12:00, 1:00, 6:00 and 7:00

If you already have plans tomorrow, check back later this month.

Saturday morning comic: Adam and Andy

Adam and AndyClick 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.

How to survive a Boston winter

Gardner Museum iiA couple years ago I wrote a series of posts called “How to survive a Boston winter”. I wanted to provide some guidance for those unfamiliar with New England winters.

Considering how brutal this winter has been, I thought I’d share one of the tips from that original series of posts.  Get yourself to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

Head for the original building that was Mrs. Gardner’s home. The building was modeled after a Venetian palace and in the middle is a small garden. The site of grass and scents of flowers is a wonderful way to fool your senses into thinking it is spring time – at least for an hour or so until you head back outside.Gardner Museum iii

Saturday morning comic Adam and Andy

Adam and AndyClick 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.

Saturday morning comic Adam and Andy

Saturday morning 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.

Neil Patrick Harris: Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2014 Man of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, MA - FEBRUARY 7: The Hasty Puddding Theatricals honor Neil Patrick Harris as the 2014 Man of the Year at Farkas Hall on Friday, February 7, 2014 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Photo by Gail Oskin/Getty Images for the Hasty Pudding Institute)

CAMBRIDGE, MA – FEBRUARY 7: The Hasty Pudding Theatricals honor Neil Patrick Harris as the 2014 Man of the Year at Farkas Hall on Friday, February 7, 2014 in Cambridge, MA (Photo by Gail Oskin / Getty Images for the Hasty Pudding Institute)

I previously wrote about how Neil Patrick Harris was named the Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2014 Man of the Year. Yesterday NPH came to Harvard to collect his award and as you can see he looked quite dapper.

CAMBRIDGE, MA - FEBRUARY 7: The Hasty Pudding Theatricals honor Neil Patrick Harris as the 2014 Man of the Year at Farkas Hall on Friday, February 7, 2014 in Cambridge, MA. (Photo by Gail Oskin / Getty Images for the Hasty Pudding Institute)

CAMBRIDGE, MA – FEBRUARY 7: The Hasty Pudding Theatricals honor Neil Patrick Harris as the 2014 Man of the Year at Farkas Hall on Friday, February 7, 2014 in Cambridge, MA. (Photo by Gail Oskin / Getty Images for the Hasty Pudding Institute)

However, as the ceremonies started, the ribbing and jesting began and of course, it wouldn’t be the Hasty Pudding if there wasn’t any cross-dressing and kissing.  Do you think David Burtka was jealous; I doubt it. Here is a quick overview of all the fun in Cambridge courtesy of Reuters.