Music
Two Gentlemen of Verona

Shakespeare on the Common: Backstage Access from La Vie

Nothing quite says "VIP" like a backstage pass. Some might associate that experience only with rock bands and pop stars. But this month guests at the...


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...



Bad Rabbits

Rise of the Boston Bands: Bad Rabbits Rock City Hall

When I first saw the lineup for the Boston Calling music festival in City Hall Plaza, I admit my eye went straight to the headliners: fun. on Saturday...


Wilbur Theatre

Wilbur Theatre Emerges as a Music and Comedy Hotspot in Downtown Boston

There aren't many places where you can see legendary hip hop collective Wu-Tang Clan perform under the glow of a giant chandelier. The Wilbur Theatre...



Summer Returns to Summer Street

Downtown Crossing Block Parties Ring in Summer

The Downtown Crossing Block Parties are back! After months of being cooped up inside, the weather is finally inching towards being reliably nice, and...


5th Floor

Members Only: Inside the Smart and Swanky Boston Athenaeum

In 2013, the phrase "members only" probably brings to mind VIP nightclubs and discount-luxury shopping websites. But lo and behold, the Boston Athenaeum...



The National

Boston Calling Festival, Accept the Charges

Boston has long been suffering from rock festival envy. Chicago gets to host Lollapalooza. New York has the Governors Ball. New Orleans enjoys its Jazz Fest. And, of course, Indio, California, is home to Coachella. So where doe...


Book of Mormon Musical Play

What to Do in Boston during April Showers

Most Bostonians have been avoiding the arctic weather by hibernating on the couch for months. Now, we’re finally toying with the idea of venturing outside. We’re more than hopeful that April will bring us at least a...



Singer-songwriter Jewel is among the 90s-era acts hitting the Wilbur Theatre soon!  Photo Credit: Stephanie Cabral

Evolution of Urbanism: Totally 90s Performers Bringing Nostalgia to Boston

Dust off your Doc Martens and fire up the original Nintendo. The 90s are back. Shagadelic, baby! This week’s installment in our evolution of urbanism series takes a look forward and backward. It’s a little scary tha...


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...