The full-body virtual reality experience called “Birdly” is coming to Kendall Square’s Le Laboratoire Cambridge for three days next month – probably not long enough to satisfy all those who’ve wanted to soar over a city, held aloft by nothing but their own wings.
Dalton Trumbo, the highest-paid screenwriter in Tinseltown, was served up by his friends to the House Un-American Activities Committee but refused to roll over on others – a serious topic director Jay Roach plays light and fast, aided by the sly Bryan Cranston.
“Brooklyn” is such a success because its characters are so decent. Lavish set design, warm love story, earnest performances and unflinching optimism could make this one of the finest films of the year.
The Mobilia gallery follows a time-tested model of making art less intimidating by offering food as an accompaniment – usually a sweet one. Every Saturday brings “Picasso and Pie” hours with recipe by or inspired by a gallery artist.
There won’t be pizza for arcade gamers at the melding of Roxy’s Grilled Cheese and Area Four pizza coming to 300 Massachusetts Ave., a concept presented to the License Commission on Tuesday as Roxy’s A4cade.
Boston Ballet asked to fly 23 “Cherish the Moment” banners for its “Nutcracker” production along Massachusetts Avenue in Harvard Square, but city councillors hardly cherished the idea – not when Cambridge has its own “Nutcracker” dance company.
Get involved with local media at a Cambridge Day open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Central Square.
Gender equality advocate Anne-Marie Slaughter, author of “Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family,” implored a sold-out Brattle Theatre audience this week to stop upholding breadwinning over caregiving.
Set in the scenic Tuscan countryside, “The Wonders” shows a family of beekeepers toiling away as business slowly withers, a father-and-daughter clash and a touch of surrealism as a reality TV show invites their isolation.
There’s so much to like in “Spectre,” and it entertains throughout, but Bond is known for cool hyperbole and topping itself. Here director Sam Mendes has the iconic character just aping his turn in “Skyfall.”