Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Three works of Gary E. Koeppel are being featured in Agora Gallery's 'The Manifestation of Milieu' exhibit in Chelsea.
Roslindale artist Gary E. Koeppel will have his work on display in The Manifestation of Milieu exhibition at the Agora Gallery in New York City Koeppel has three pieces in the exhibit -- click here to see all three. This is the second time Koeppel's work has been featured at the gallery. The exhibition is scheduled to run from June 4 through June 25, with an opening reception on June 6 from 6-8 p.m. The following is the gallery description of Koeppel's work: Gary E. Koeppel employs a potent combination of strong contrast and vibrant color in his oil paintings, rendering landscapes and the human form alike with arresting simplicity. Drawn to water and skies, and to the natural shades of blues and greens, Koeppel creates images of peace …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Tours of the lilacs and other collections, live music, family activities, food vendors, and picnicking (only allowed on Lilac Sunday).
One of the best ways to celebrate Mother's Day is at the annual Lilac Sunday at the Arnold Arboretum. The Beauty of Moscow, President Lincoln, and Miss Ellen Willmot -- are just a few of the lilac plants that will be on display at the Arnold Arboretum during this weekend's annual Lilac Sunday. There are more than 380 lilac plants of 176 different kinds in the Arnold Arboretum’s collection, according to Arnold Arboretum's website. That includes 136 cultivars that were selected for certain horticultural features, such as flower size and color. Many of the other lilacs are parents of today's hybrids, and the lilacs will bloom in varied colors and scents during a five- to six-week period each spring. There will be a multitude of varied …
The Roslindale Parade Committee is hosting the annual affair at the St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church from 7 to 11 p.m.
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Friday, May 10
Nearly 100 chefs will be cooking up a special benefit at Fenway Park on May 15 to benefit The One Fund.
The Fenway neighborhood will play host to a large-scale fundraising event for the One Fund next week, known as Boston Bites Back. Nearly 100 of Boston's top chefs will be coming together to present a special culinary tasting event at Fenway Park on May 15 in order to raise $1 million for The One Fund. The event is spearheaded by celeb chefs Ken Oringer and Ming Tsai, the Boston Red Sox, Governor Patrick, Mayor Menino, and ARAMARK. The idea is to bring Bostonians together to eat, drink and demonstrate Boston’s unrelenting spirit, while raising money for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, according to organizers. “BBB is an opportunity for the city to join as one and acknowledge our strength as a community,” said Ken Oringer, owner…
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The dinner will be catered by Annabel's and support the Roslindale Day Parade.
Are you a Roslindale resident with a special talent good enough to be in the Roslindale Day Parade? Then you'll want to attend Friday night's 4th annual Roslindale Parade Dinner Benefit & Talent Contest. The Roslindale Day Parade is occuring on October 6th this year, one of the most beloved neighborhood traditions going on for more than 30 years. There is no age limit on entrants to the talent contest, just that it's a first-come first-serve basis, so register now for the talent contest -- sign up here for the talent contest on May 10, 2013, beginning at 7pm. The Roslindale Parade Committee is hosting the annual affair at the St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church from 7 to 11 p.m. Tickets at the door will be $20 per person, which includes…
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Tickets went on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, five minutes later they were gone.
A TD Garden concert with proceeds benefitting the One Fund has sold out. Boston Strong, An Evening of Support & Celebration sold all of its tickets in five minutes, according to a tweet from the official TD Garden twitter account. "#BostonStrong shows their strength once again - 5/30 concert @tdgarden to benefit #TheOneFund sold out in 5 mins! THANK YOU for support!" Aerosmith will headline the show. Boston, Godsmack, J. Geils Band, Extreme and other legendary Boston rock acts will perform.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Boston Conservatory students sing "I Wont Give Up" by Jason Mraz.
Following the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday, Boston Conservatory students came together to show their support for the community with one of their strongest tools: their voices. On Youtube, Boston Conservatory student Matt Ross wrote "Me and some of my friends from The Boston Conservatory Musical Theatre Department sing Jason Mraz's "I Won't Give Up" to share our love for this city. In spite of the terror and horror we've been a part of and seen this week, we are hopeful and proud of Boston. This is our home, our community. It's where we live, learn, and create. We "won't give up" and we're "still looking up."
Monday, April 15, 2013
The Big Apple Circus is at City Hall Plaza this week, plus other great activities to keep the kids busy.
Looking for something fun to do this week while the kids are out of school for April Vacation? Check out these events and activities going on in your neighborhood and around Boston: 1. Family Fun at the USS Constitution Museum: Prepare yourself for battle against the British in the War of 1812 with fun, hands-on activities for the whole family this week at the USS Constitution Museum (1 Constitution Plaza, Charlestown). Fire a cannon, build a ship to outrun and outgun the enemy, learn to march like a Marine, and more. Schedule changes daily; check the museum lobby for details. 2. Go to the Circus: The Big Apple Circus big top is set up in City Hall Plaza (just outside the Government Center T station in Downtown Boston) with shows offered …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Rozzie Reads Open Mic Night is on April 18, with Vin Dorio as the featured poet.
Calling all poets for the Rozzie Reads Poetry Open Mic session coming up with featured poet Vin Dorio. On April 18 at Select Cafe, with open mic sign-ups starting at 7 p.m., Roslindale's Peter Bates will emcee, starting at 7:45 p.m. Open mic participants have a three-minute maximum for reading. Featured poet, Dorio, will read poems from "Hammer", a book by carpenter Mark Turpin. Turpin, was one of a group of carpenters who gathered together at the James Gate Pub in Jamaica Plain, who challenged themselves to write poetry about their work. Poetry nights at the pub was launch called The Carpenter Poets of Jamaica Plain. Dorio is a member of The Carpenter Poets of Jamaica Plain. All poets are welcome to read their work for free. The event…
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Chris Lang snapped this photo from his Roslindale backyard. Submit your photos to Roslindale Patch, too!
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