Tag Archives: The Welcoming Committee

Join The Welcoming Committee: Summer volunteer applications now available

The Welcoming CommitteeYou may not believe it but summer is just a few months away and The Welcoming Committee (TWC for short) is accepting applications for the summer session of their volunteer Corps.  Applications for the May-August summer session, a nationwide volunteer program, will remain open through Sunday, April 5th.

If you are new to town or newly single and looking to make new friends / connections this might be a great opportunity for you to consider.

More Information and Application Here

Join me at TWC’s Hasty Pudding take over

TWC, The Welcoming Committee, Oops!…Madrid It AgainLast month I wrote about the TWC take over of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals on Friday, February 20th.  If you haven’t any plans for Friday, join Sergio and me as we head to Harvard Square to watch this talented male troupe perform, ¡Oops!…Madrid It Again!.

This is the same production that Amy Poehler (Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2015 Woman of the year) and Chris Pratt (Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2015 Man of the year) watched after receiving their awards.

This event will definitely sell out so don’t dawdle and checkout TWC’s website for details about the logistics and purchase your tickets here.

TWC Gives Back at Umbria Boston Feb-13

TWC Boston, The Welcoming Committee, LGBT, Gay, GQBBoston’s LGBT social group, The Welcoming Committee (TWC for short) is launching a year-long initiative called TWC Boston Gives Back to help area nonprofits by hosting events and volunteering activities and their first event is tomorrow, Friday, February 13th. 

TWC will takeover Umbria in downtown Boston and 100% of the proceeds raised will be donated to the GLBT Domestic Violence Project and the LGBT Asylum Support Task Force.  If you don’t have any plans or are looking for something to do, check out Umbria at 295 Franklin Street in downtown.

TWC takes over Hasty Pudding Theatricals on Feb 20

The Welcoming Committee, TWC, TheaterThe Welcoming Committee is returning to Harvard Square to take over one of America’s oldest theatrical traditions.  Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals is celebrating their 167th anniversary this year and just weeks after hosting Amy Poehler and Chris Pratt, Sergio and I will be joining TWC to see the Hasty Pudding Theatricals show, ¡Oops!…Madrid It Again!, on Friday, February 20th.

This event will sell out.  If interested visit TWC’s website here.

TWC take over: Men of the Strip

The Welcoming Committee, TWC, male strippersThe Welcoming Committee is encouraging you to embrace the Arts community in all its forms.   They are planning a take over of Men of the Strip, a sexy dance show that will be coming to Boston’s Wilbur Theatre on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015.

While these shows tend to be overrun by middle aged suburban housewives and bachelorette parties, TWC has decided to give these dancers (and their fans) something to think about with their boldest takeover to date.

Join the takeover at Boston’s Wilbur Theatre on Saturday, Jan 3 at 7 p.m.


TWC takeover of Boston Ballet Nutcracker

The Welcoming Committee Boston BalletHave you seen Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker?  Do you love a bargain? Then you are going to love the fact that  The Welcoming Committee (TWC) has secured tickets to the Nutcracker on Tuesday, December 9th.  They have 100 seats (first and second row – front balcony) that normally sell for ~$150 each.  TWC is selling them as part of their “Takeover the Nutcracker” for $68 each.

Tickets only last while seats remain available so quickly chat with friends or surprise your significant other with tickets to the show.  I’ve seen the performance, and I can assure you that if you are not yet in the holiday spirit this show will help get you there. The sets and choreography are aaaaaaahhhmazing.

For more details and to purchase tickets link here.

After the show join TWC for drinks at the Avery Bar at the Ritz Carlton.  Shame on you if you’ve not already been and you let this opportunity pass you by.

Meet the author: Marc Solomon

TWCTen years ago Massachusetts became the first state to legalize same-sex marriage. And after the US Supreme Court’s landmark rulings in the summer of 2013 a tipping point had been reached; as of right now there are 32 states provide legal recognition and that number seems to be growing by the day.

Author and community organizer, Marc Solomon, who wrote, Winning Marriage: The Inside Story of How Same-Sex Couples Took on the Politicians and Pundits – and Won, has been invited by TWC to have a “Meet the Author”.

Marc Solomon  What:  Author Salon — Marc Solomon 
  When:  Tuesday, November 11, 2014
  Where:  BoConcept, 999 Mass Avenue, Cambridge, MA
  RSVP: Purchase tickets here


The Author Salon as TWC refers to it is on Tuesday, November 11 in Cambridge. In addition to the titillating discussion, you can enjoy complimentary drinks from Deep Eddy Vodka and Hint, plus the chance to buy a signed copy of Winning Marriage (at a discount!).  Previous Author Salons hosted by TWC have sold out so if this is of interest, mark the date on your calendar and get your tix – quick.