Two of the films opening at Kendall Square this week, while very different, record ordeals of perseverance, braving the unknown and strength of bonds: the mumblecore semi-mystery “Digging for Fire” and a documentary about climbing the Himalayan Mount Meru.
A small confectioners’ district is popping up with the coming of Spindler Confections next to Nüssli 118°, a maker of healthy snacks and treats, and by high-end grocer Pemberton Farms, with goodies from around Eastern Massachusetts.
Kahlil Gibran’s “The Prophet,” as demonstrated in Roger Allers’ new film adaptation, has beautiful portions but simply isn’t suited for a linear narrative.
Nate Shumway’s sophisticated, spunky palate and whisky recommendations will be available to all starting Saturday with a weekly pop-up tasting at the sister restaurant of the Ames Street Deli.
Why are the Cambridge equivalent of rock stars coming out for the retirement party of a Harvard clerk – the guy who books rooms as a scheduling assistant for Harvard’s Center for Government and International Studies?
Next weekend is already filling in, with a Sunday morning launch of a free, weekly public free speech celebration in Harvard Square and an afternoon All Arts Day in Central Square from the Art City group.
With Meryl Streep onstage, a script by Diablo Cody and direction by Jonathan Demme of “Stop Making Sense,” this is a film with a little bit of everything that somehow comes out sounding and feeling just right.
It’s no mistake that “Images of Grief and Healing” is co-curated by Emily Newmann, a therapist who facilitates grieving and art therapy groups, workshops and dinners in Newton, Brighton and Cambridge.
The first episode brings together Housing Authority, library and Community Learning Center officials to talk about how broadband affects their constituencies, but future episodes look at innovation in other cities and “broadband as a social justice issue.”
“Irrational Man,” this year’s movie from Woody Allen, is a hodgepodge of parts held together by an enigmatic protagonist and a finely nuanced performance by Joaquin Phoenix taking on that role. Longtime fans will recognize the formula.