Hallie Baker, owner of Turtle Alley Chocolates, brought us chocolate today! I mean, is there really anything else that needs to be said? Go visit her in Salem or Beverly and shop local for your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day!
Seeing the Alvin Ailey company for the first time a decade and a half ago changed my perspective on modern dance and the arts. In the years since, I’ve tried to make it a point to see their productions whenever they come to town. I’m especially excited for this year’s run, as I had dancer, choreographer, and company veteran Matthew Rushing in studio to talk about the Alvin Ailey experience, life in dance, and ODETTA–his tribute to the legendary folk singer and civil rights activist Odetta Holmes. Click here for tickets and information, and click through to hear my chat with Matthew. More
It’s a shame Johnny L wasn’t in this morning, as we hadthe bass player from his all-time favorite band on air for a chat. Tom Hamilton reminisced with us and talked about “the funniest fundraiser in Boston.” Urban Improv‘s Banned in Boston takes place on Friday, April 10. Click here for details and click through for our chat with Tom. More
Our friend Jessie from Tito’s Handmade Vodka finally dug herself out of the snow to bring us another edition of Thirsty Thursday. This month it’s Bostonia Public House beverage manager Ryan McHugh talking spring cocktails, particularly the Tito’s Fountain of Youth. Check it out. More
It has been a busy week for Republican Senator Ted Cruz, most notably for throwing his hat in for the 2016 Presidential race. As is expected, the scrutiny began almost immediately, with many people quick to point out Cruz’s website snafu among other things. One odd tidbit that has come to light, however, is Cruz’s taste in music, and how it changed after September 11, 2001. More
Yesterday, Boston.com’s Jeremy Gottlieb wrote about three keys to the Celtics’ postseason hopes. He joined me in studio earlier today to discuss those three keys and to talk about why this Celtics team is more exciting to watch and has more promise than the Bruins, who are also fighting for a playoff berth. More