After the city solicitor doubled down on the legal theory that the City Council can’t ask about the discipline of municipal employees, the council passed its own order expressing “disappointment” in a police superintendent’s tweet that was “unprofessional, disrespectful and vulgar.”
Arts venues such as Harvard Square’s Brattle Theatre have questions about the governor’s four-phase strategy for reopening the state. But with payroll protection for staff, donations and Virtual Screening Room revenue coming in, The Brattle is ready to “bring back the joy” when it’s safe.
Three city councillors entered their meeting Monday prepared to hear about discipline of a police officer “in executive session if required by state law,” only to discover that some of their peers, and the city solicitor, believed they weren’t allowed to know anything, even behind closed doors.
Maybe not be the most tightly composed bio-doc, but a near must-see for cinephiles and fans of Pauline Kael’s impressive career. Younger generations at the onset of their love affair with film might just find wonder and awe in an era of art and journalism that thrived before the Internet.
In a look ahead at a week of Cambridge and Somerville events, Club Passim celebrates Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and other Celtic music, Patricia Marx and Roz Chast bring their “Rules For Couples,” Callie Crossley kicks off Atwood’s Interviews, The Human Variety Hour premieres and much more.
Is Comcast’s money influencing City Hall to remain silent against the company’s attack on civil rights in a Supreme Court case?