Archive for the 'culture' Category

I have returned after 11 1/2 months abroad. My travels (mostly sans words) are documented at The journey took me to 16 countries and over 40,000 miles (see travel map).

Film Recommendation

Film recommendation for everyone: go see word play. It’s a genuinely enjoyable film. After you get back, you can follow up with a nice read.

Drowsy Chaperone

Saw the Drowsy Chaperone on Broadway this weekend. We were a little hesitant about what to go see, but thanks to Ryan’s recommendation, we landed on this show. The guys at TKTS said it got mixed reviews, though we can’t see how. The show was a riot, laugh-out-loud funny and witty. On Sunday we went […]

Ellis and Friends

Packed Ellis Paul concert at the Somerville Theater this evening. Ellis had a small band with him, and even Flynn came on stage for a few songs. Though perhaps the most memorable pieces of the evening were the songs by Antje Duvekot. I first heard her opening for Ellis at his valentine’s day concert at […]

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Went to go see the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater last night at the Wang. What a show! The first two pieces they performed, Shining Star, and Caught were particularly strong. I’ve never really appreciated modern dance until that performance. The theater visits Boston every spring, and is here though the weekend. Highly recommended! Many […]


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