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Dorrance Dance shows this weekend only at Cutler Majestic. Photo Credit: Ian Douglas

Dorrance Dance In Concert Taps Into Boston’s Love Of Dance

This is not your childhood shuffle ball change. Dorrance Dance in Concert takes the stage at Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theatre for a weekend of January 13 through 15. Just the fact that the company’s first performance won a...


Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker. Photo Credit: Igor Bulgarian

Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker Returns For Another Christmas Season Series

Boston is often referred to as the Athens of the West for its glittering array of cultural institutions.  The 19th century Brahmins who ruled the city very consciously set out to create a flourishing community that would riv...



Maria Baranova and Michal Krcmar in Le Corsaire; photo by Sakari Viika, courtesy of The Finnish National Opera and Ballet

Boston Ballet Kicks Off Its 2016-2017 Season With The Swash-Buckling Ballet Le Corsaire

Swash-buckling action. Romantic swooning. Captive maidens and smarmy, wealthy men. A sword fight, a shipwreck. All this mayhem is the start of the 2016–2017 season of the Boston Ballet, and you’re invited. The 53rd seas...


Mikko Nissinen's Swan Lake. Photo Credit: Eric Levin

The Boston Ballet Closes Its Season With Swan Lake And Mirrors

When something amazing comes to an end, its finale is usually accompanied by a sense of dread. You don’t want something you truly enjoy to finish up (insert fist shake at the sky here). That is unless it’s the 2015-2016...



Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude. Photo Credit: Gene Schiavone

The Boston Ballet’s Kaleidoscope Mesmerizes With Movement, Color And Stunning Visuals

  Glimpse through a kaleidoscope and you’re delighted with a prism of spectacular movement. The fractals create star bursts, spirals and feathers of mesmerizing color and you just can’t stop staring. Every mom...


David Wax Museum

Outside the Box Festival on the Common

Boston Common is a great place to catch all kinds of cultural activities this summer, including Boston’s newest performing arts festival.  From July 14th – 19th, go experience the Outside the Box Festival on Bost...



Nutcracker

Merry Music: Holiday Theater Happenings in Boston

Over the next few weeks, our pumpkin obsession will slowly turn to eggnog. Feast and fete invites will start rolling in, and gift ideas will be casually tossed into general conversation. It’s obvious – the holidays are ...


The New Year's Eve Ball in Times Square.

This New Year’s Eve? The Party’s Downtown.

While it may feel far off, face it - New Year's Eve is right around the corner. And if I've learned anything from my 29 years on this Earth, it's that...



Imagination Movers Show

Outside the Box Festival: Fun for the Whole Family

Swim team already starting to lose its luster? The kids (not to mention you) are in luck: Boston's first Outside the Box Festival has arrived - and...


Jim James of My Morning Jacket will return to downtown Boston with a show at Royale on April 26

Live Music Flourishes in Downtown Boston

By now, I’m sure the chorus from “We Are Young” is etched permanently into your brain. But enough with the Fun and games. It wasn’t all that long ago that this hot band came through downtown Boston. They...