Poetry Heat Wave! The 2017 Boston Poetry Marathon; Thorpe Street Block Party; Ignite! A Global Street Food & Fire Festival; “Doctor Strange” screening; and Summer Sundays at the Harvard Semitic Museum.
The city’s affordable housing policy over the past 20 years has been disastrous. Family and neighbors are being forced out as developers and investors enrich themselves. This is not sustainable, and drastic action is required to save our community.
Something Sneaky at Charlie’s Kitchen, Declan McKenna at The Sinclair, 7 Minutes In Heaven at Out of the Blue Art Gallery Too, ZOD at Thunder Road, Atlas Lab at The Middle East Upstairs and The Busted Jug Band at The Plough & Stars.
What drives “Wind River” isn’t so much the present action but the heavy backstories carried by characters acted by Elizabeth Olsen and Jeremy Renner, which burn with real, raw emotional palpability.
The immigrants coming to America now are no different than those who came three generation ago. Yet if Donald Trump had been president in 1895, “Papa” would not have been able to come to America. His Italian-American descendants wouldn’t be here as a result.
The focus isn’t so much a chronology of a 1967 five-day riot, but a motel siege where three young black men would be dead in the wake of nightmarish kangaroo-court interrogation tactics – and the trial that followed with all-too-predictable results.
After more than 20 years, the Comedy Studio is seeing out the year and then shutting down atop Harvard Square’s Hong Kong Restaurant. By that time, club founder and owner Rick Jenkins hopes to have found another home for comedians in 2018.
Last month saw the closing of some prominent Cambridge restaurants and one neighborhood spot that had been serving sandwiches since the 1940s – but the Oxford Spa will return, refurbished and under new management, the property owner promises.
The sports-focused 10-restaurant chain becoming a nine-restaurant chain – losing the spot that launched the company in 2004 – will affect fans almost not all, aside from an updated menu and new sign.
Director Gillian Robespierre and actress Jenny Slate team up again (after 2014’s perfect “Obvious Child”) with a period piece centered on a look at sisterhood that is both aggressively frustrating and wholly endearing in its authenticity.