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Blending the Bible and Thomas Hobbes, it’s astonishing that this critical and pointed epic vision of Russian politics has found the light of day.
The 20th Annual! Bugs Bunny Film Festival; Love the Art of Afro-Cuba!; “The Vagina Monologues”; silent film comedy with live music, variety show and cheese and beer tasting; and School of Honk’s Fat Sunday musical celebration.
The Friendly Toast has removed a controversially named drink from its menu after a social media firestorm launched by Mita Shah Hoppenfeld, a Cambridge resident, medical student at the Boston University School of Medicine and blogger.
I don’t remember exactly what went into the drink, because I couldn’t entirely believe what I was seeing – a cocktail with a name that evokes hanging black bodies.
While Kendall Square Cinema is inheriting an international film festival in October, the event remains part of Arlington’s town tourism efforts and culture and will keep the town’s name as well as connections there.
This glass-walled command center in plain sight looks like the lair of a James Bond villain, but is actually how one company keeps watch over the health of the Internet – and clients’ ability to do business no matter how bad things get.
Entrepreneurs and the tech industry have a champion in city councillor Leland Cheung, whose Innovate Massachusetts Alliance is going on a small listening tour for priorities to bring to new Gov. Charlie Baker.
An assortment of small parcels of open space is not equal to a large public park. Pocket parks are a welcome reprieve from urban stress, but they are not the civic solution worthy of a great city.
Land rights and family plots lie at the film’s core, and there may be more breaks into sudden feverish sex than doobies fired up. “Inherent Vice” isn’t everyone’s kinda trip, but it is righteous fun for those who enjoy the high.
Organizers of the Arlington International Film Festival have announced that the fifth annual event next October is moving to Kendall Square.