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Boston Ballet Season 2011-2012

Last week I wrote about how many fantastic local theater companies there are in Boston in my post, 2011-12 season for local Boston theater companies. This week I wanted to encourage people to consider visiting and supporting the Boston Ballet. Many...
by BosGuy on Sep 7, 2011

Free stuff to do in Boston this Friday

Although I'm off to Gotham this weekend, that doesn't mean I'm unaware of all the fun things happening in Boston. If you don't have plans this Friday or if you are tired of doing the same thing, consider one of these options.Shakespeare on the Commo...
by BosGuy on Aug 4, 2011

Adam

With the exception of my visit to the movie theater in December to take my nephews to see Yogi Bear in 3-D, I'm not even sure if I saw a movie in the theaters in 2010. At home I may have seen as many as 3-4 movies on demand or on television. So I s...
by BosGuy on Jul 17, 2011

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

I've been a bit disappointed by the past few books I've read, but that all ended when on impulse I picked up Kathryn Stockett's 500+ page book, The Help.This book had me regularly reading late into the night. For those unfamiliar with the book which...
by BosGuy on Jun 21, 2011

Next stop wonderland

Last week I posted a quick video of some filming that took place outside my apartment. Ever since Massachusetts signed into law a tax credit for filming crews, the state and Boston in particular have had what seems to be a never ending stream of movi...
by BosGuy on Jun 16, 2011

Mark Wahlberg filming "Ted" (part 2)

Earlier this week I mentioned that Seth McFarlane (creator of The Family Guy) is filming in the neighborhood with local boy, Mark Wahlberg, and Mila Kunis. While filming will continue throughout Boston and much of the South End, they were able to ca...
by BosGuy on Jun 8, 2011

Mark Wahlberg filming "Ted"

Movie Director Seth McFarlane is filming outside my apartment for his movie Ted, which stars both Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis. This movie has been filming in Boston and in particular the South End for the past few months, but tonight they are filmin...
by BosGuy on Jun 6, 2011

When was your gay adolescence?

Have you heard of the movie Beginners directed by Mike Mills and starring Ewan McGregor and Christopher Plummer? The movie is based on Mike Mill's real life and his relationship with his Dad who at the ripe age of 70 (and 6-mos after his wife's passi...
by BosGuy on Jun 4, 2011

Australia: Hot Stuff

Keeping with the theme of my previous post, I figured I'd add another number from last year's Drag! Camp as Christmas show that I saw at the Sydney Opera House. Feel free to load in HD as the resolution is a bit better and it only takes a minute and...
by BosGuy on Nov 19, 2010

MFA Art of the Americas wing opens

The largest museum in Boston is the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA). This week the museum unveils its massive new Art of the Americas wing, celebrating the completion of a $504 million expansion that took place during one of the country's worst economic do...
by BosGuy on Nov 12, 2010

Support your local theater and artists

Ministry of Pleasure blog recently referenced one of my favorite musicals of all-time, Avenue Q. It is no longer on Broadway but continues to tour, and although seeing a broadway show is not quite the same as supporting your local theater scene - I...
by BosGuy on Oct 17, 2010

Hanging the painting

Thank you to everyone who left a comment and the few who e-mailed me directly. I never anticipated so many responses.I suppose the question of "which way" was misleading because before posting the question on my blog the decision had been made to han...
by BosGuy on Oct 8, 2010

Which way?

I've included two photographs of the painting by Fernando de Oliveria we purchased this past weekend through a charity silent auction. A couple people left comments in my entry An evening at the Four Seasons that they would like to see the painting...
by BosGuy on Oct 5, 2010

Free stuff to do in Boston this weekend

I've been busy this week working in NYC, but I wanted to post some really cool (and free) activities that are happening in my neighborhood this weekend. The weather is expected to be full of sun with highs in the low 80s Friday and Saturday. Sunday...
by BosGuy on Sep 23, 2010

Free stuff to do in Boston this weekend

Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival (Sept. 15 - 25th) Yesterday the 10th annual Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival kicked off. This year's festival pays tribute to the music and culture of New Orleans. The 10-day event culminates a week from this Saturday (S...
by BosGuy on Sep 16, 2010

Avedon exhibit opens at MFA

"Avedon Fashion 1944-2000" opened at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston yesterday and although I've yet to get tickets, The Boston Globe review raves about the artist and the collection.There is more information about the exhibit and how to purchase t...
by BosGuy on Aug 11, 2010

Spring 2010 SoWa Art Walk

The weather this weekend in Boston was beautiful, drawing thousands to my neighborhood to check out the SoWa Art Walk.  I snapped a few photographs while I was walking around today and put them into an online photo album. ...
by BosGuy on May 16, 2010

Free stuff to do in Boston this weekend

Boston has vibrant downtown neighborhoods that come to life on each weekend during the warmer months when you can venture outside and enjoy the beautiful weather.  Thus far, the weather in 2010 has been less of a nemesis and more of a frien...
by BosGuy on May 13, 2010

Commencement season

With 260,000+ students enrolled in 50+ colleges and universities, Boston and Cambridge may have more students than any other city.  This also means that graduation ceremonies will dominate the city for the next several weeks. Having so many peop...
by BosGuy on May 8, 2010

Free stuff to do in Boston this weekend

Boston Guerrilla Queer Bar:The first Friday of each month this group randomly takes over a traditionally straight bar and call it their own. Lines can get long with some nights drawing hundreds of guys. This Friday BGQB will be at...
by BosGuy on May 6, 2010


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