Monday, November 12, 2012
Happy Veteran's Day! Here are fove things you need to know about today.
1. Weather: the National Weather Service predicts a warm sunny day with a high of 68. The evening will cloud over with a chance of rain around 11 p.m.. The temperature will drop to about 53. 2. Story Time at Henry Bear's Park: Join us every Monday for Story Time at Henry Bear's Park! All ages are welcome, and no sign up is necessary at 11 a.m. for free. 3. The 24th Annual Boston Jewish Film Festival – 804: May 1948. With independence declared, Israel was immediately under siege from six armies. Outnumbered and out-armed, Israel asked for international help. This documentary tells the little-known story of the 804 South Africans in The Machal, volunteers from outside of Israel at noon at the Coolidge Corner Theatre. 4. Veteran's Day …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Festival features Jewish films from around the world
Editor's note: Jeffrey B. Remz is the Communications and Marketing Manager for the Boston Jewish Film Festival. This is a press release issued by the BJFF: The 24th annual Boston Jewish Film Festival will present 45 films from Nov. 7-19, ranging from an upbeat documentary about one of the world’s best known songs to edgy women’s films to an American classic hand-picked by a theatre giant to a shorts film competition to many exciting debuts from directors. A worldwide selection of film from the U.S., Israel, Argentina, Canada, France, Germany, Nigeria, Russia and South Africa will screen at Greater Boston area theatres with panel discussions involving actors, directors and subjects heightening the experience. “I can’t wait to share these …
Monday, August 27, 2012
1. Mostly sunny today, is what the National Weather Service says, mostly sunny turning mostly cloudy by the end of the day. There is also a 70 percent chance of showers in the evening. Temperatures should range betwee 85ºF highs and 69ºF lows. 2. Sing songs, hear stories, and make a craft for Rosh Hashana at Story Time at Henry Bear's Park! The fun starts at 11 a.m. and is free! If you're coming, they also want you to bring a friend. 3. The Brookline Police are offering a Three-Night Self-Defense Class for Women which starts tonight at the Pierce School, at 6 p.m. The goal is to teach students basic defense, risk avoidance and a little martial arts. 4. Why do I have to be Mr. Pink? The Coolidge Corner Theatre is screening a Big Screen …
Monday, August 20, 2012
What do you think is the worst road in Brookline? Tell us, or Talk to the Hand, or to The Wild Bunch.
1. There is a slight chance of showers after noon, the National Weather Service says. About a 20 percent chance, followed by a mostly clear evening. The highs will hit 78ºF, the lows, 59ºF. 2. Last Week, we asked a question, and we still want to know: Which road in Brookline could really use re-paving? Is there one road you find yourself always writing a pothole report to BrookOnLine about? Head over to the article and tell us in the comments. 3. Coolidge Corner Theatre presents a Big Screen Classic tonight: The Wild Bunch. At 7 p.m., a group of aging outlaws, watching their American West disappear around them, will go for one last score. A fistful of $9 will get you in the door. 4. Forced into a loveless marriage, her longtime home of …
Monday, August 13, 2012
If you, like the Dude, will abide at the Coolidge Corner Theatre tonight, then bring your camera and share some of the shenanigans with Patch.
For the last five years, the Big Lebowski screening at the Coolidge Corner Theatre has sold out--this year is no exception. So, bring your camera with you, catch the pageantry of the costume contest, and the thrills of the bowling tournament. Just put it away before the movie starts--we don't want anyone to get in trouble. Then, head back over here and upload them to our gallery here. We have posted a few photos from last year's event to get you started.
Friday, May 25, 2012
With a strong field of nominees this week, the Best Of Readers Choice winner had some stiff competition for the title of Best Live Events in Brookline.
This week's decision was a difficult one, a tough field of candidates--and such diverse events that no answer was wrong. Despite that, there was a clear winner based on poll results--with no new reviews posted. However, first a mention of the runners up. Tied for third, both the Brookline Booksmith, and Brookline High School (nominated for its lectures, slideshows and other events). They also received the comment love on the poll piece, garnering positive feedback from our users. In second place, the Puppet Showplace Theatre was only a handful of votes behind the ultimate winner, and launched a strong social media campaign. Most of their programming is also posted on the Events Calendar. It was a tough contest, and the winner--Coolidge …
Saturday, March 3, 2012
He’s best known for inhabiting a haunted and reluctant hero-king. But he’s also been a trailblazing thinker, a vigilante family man with a dark past, a Russian mobster, a swoon-worthy traveling salesman, and one of the last men alive on earth, determined
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Spend some time getting ready for what Fall has to offer with a costume swap and a tree walk, or catch some great shows.
When/where: 8 p.m. at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown Why: Louisa May Alcott's classic, as performed by the Wellesley Players, in a musical twist on this coming-of-age story. Louisa May Alcott's family home in Concord is the basis for the March estate, which is the setting of the familiar novel, as well as this musical. Pricing: $25 When/where: Puppet Showplace Theatre, Saturday and Sunday, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Why: Mother Goose is running some errands, so it's up to Father Goose to tell some stories here in the nursery. Problem is, he's not really great at story-telling, and sometimes can't keep the stories straight. You'll see some amusing and interesting twists on many classic and beloved nursery rhymes and fairy tales. …
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
A musician performs at EPOCH, a filmmaker talks about music at The Coolidge, and some amateur radio operators will rule the airwaves tonight.
There's a 50 percent chance of showers today, lowering to a 30 percent chance in the evening, based on National Weather Service predictions for Brookline today. Highs will be about 68ºF, with lows of 58ºF expected in the evening. He's a performer, a musician, and a-coming to EPOCH Assisted Living at Boylston Place: Dan Hart will be going on at 3 p.m. As with many EPOCH events, it's free but with limited space, it's best to call Julie Bolt at 617-879-2589. Prostate cancer is a dangerous illness, and the best way to treat it is with early detecting. To that end, there is a free Prostate Cancer Screening at 2014 Washington St in Newton today, at 5 p.m. Video didn't kill the radio star. The Amateur Radio Club, meeting at Dexter and Southfield…
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Annual Marshmallow Fluff festival in Somerville this weekend, a ballet in the Coolidge, and a festival celebrating optimism.
When/where: Town Hall at 4:30 p.m., Friday. Why: Each month, you can see some great local artists on display on the walls of Town Hall. Say farewell to the macro photography that hung for the month of September and hello to the October artists: Joan Schwartz, Alexis Bywater and Tim Murley. Pricing: Free When/where: Saturday and Sunday, starting at 9 a.m. At 5 Blue Hill River Rd in Canton, MA. Why: Three stages of nationally-known musical talent, hands-on games, interactive art activities, and the "Good Kids" zone--home to the top acts in kids entertainment--all to benefit the Life is Good Playmakers. Pricing: Adult single-day $65, kid single-day $20. adult 2-day, $120 kid 2-day, $35, kids under 2 are free. When/where: Coolidge Corner …