Three top leaders at ImprovBoston have resigned following a meeting where members of the nonprofit’s community voiced concerns about tokenization, abuse of power, and handling of reports of sexual misconduct, according to multiple ImprovBoston community members. Artistic Director Mike Descoteaux and Director of the National Touring Company and Director of Sales Deana Criess resigned last […]
The Creative Music Series Presents From Boston and Western Mass. One Night, Three Bands of Free-Form, Cutting-Edge, Unrestricted Improvisations… Unrehearsed and creative music ala Free-Jazz, Free-Rock, Electronics and Experimental Sounds that are “serious fun” you just don’t hear often (enough), liberated from any stylistic and melodic shackles. # 1st Set: Eric Zinman & NEKSYS # 2nd […]
“Improv You Need To See” is the tagline for the Boston Improv Festival, but what does that actually mean? It means Chicago’s only all-Indian improv group. It means a show fully in Spanish. It means a group of women of color banded together under the moniker “Matt Damon Improv.” “We’re in an extra bastion of […]
Kenice Mobley got into comedy the old-fashioned way—she was bored at her marketing job, downloaded Spotify to kill time and started devouring stand-up albums while she answered emails. And as she fell deeper and deeper into the comedy rabbit hole, she found herself learning the trade almost by osmosis. “After you’ve listened to straight stand-up […]
What a weekend for performance.
Ahh … Love is in the air this weekend as people around the world celebrate Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re planning on spending the holiday with the one you’re head-over-heels for, celebrating Single Awareness Day or just enjoying a nice Saturday with your family, we have the best events around town to celebrate the day in […]
Friday, 1/16 Women in Clothes 7 p.m., Free Harvard Book Store 1256 Mass Ave. Contributors Jill Gallagher, Ren Jender and Andrea Michelle Steele meet to talk about the new collection Women in Clothes, which features conversations from a number of cultures and nationalities on the subject of garments. Clothing swap will follow!
Now until 2/14 Hubba Hubba Anniversary Sale Monday – Saturday, 12-8 p.m. 2 Ellery St. It’s been a whole year since Hubba Hubba moved their sexy butts to their new space, and to celebrate they’re taking 15% off the entire store when you mention the discount code “anniversary sale.” The discount is good until Valentine’s Day, […]
Put these Cambridge events in your planner for the upcoming weekend: Friday, 11/21 12:30 – 5:30 p.m., Free or Donation BAASIC 2014 Microsoft Nerd Center 1 Memorial Dr. Join the Boston Asian American Students’ Intercollegiate Coalition (BAASIC) for their annual student-run conference. The 2014 gathering will explore the themes of “intersection and boundaries” and examine the […]
Fans of Cambridge’s comedic, geek-chic scene are out of luck. The popular geek-culture comedy festival, originally slotted for April 16-22 at ImprovBoston in Central Square, is on hiatus after a seven-year run because of an intellectual property battle, reports Marc Levy at Cambridge Day here. Apparently, founder and organizer Kevin Harrington had issue with ImprovBoston […]