Summer Guide

Summer Guide

MAY

 

Friday, May 20

Santo Cristo Feast – Saint Anthony Church in Cambridge

Through May 22

On Friday, a Mass will be celebrated at 6:30 p.m. It will be followed by food, music and dancing in the parish hall, … Read Full Story

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Justin Timberlake to perform at Eurovision Song Contest

Justin Timberlake to perform at Eurovision Song Contest

STOCKHOLM (AP) – American singer and songwriter Justin Timberlake will be a guest performer at the Eurovision Song Contest this weekend.

Organizers say Timberlake will take the stage during Saturday’s competition “as an interval act” with his new single, “Can’t … Read Full Story

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New TV segments tell of fateful twists that changed history

New TV segments tell of fateful twists that changed history

BOSTON (AP) – A new series airing on the History Channel focuses on some small but decisive twists of fate that changed the course of human affairs.

“Crossroads of History” chronicles the little-known back stories that played out behind some … Read Full Story

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Robert Redford heading to Rhode Island for latest film

Robert Redford heading to Rhode Island for latest film

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Actors Robert Redford, Rooney Mara and Jason Segel are heading to the Ocean State for their latest film.

The Rhode Island Film Office announced Tuesday that filming for the science-fiction love story “The Discovery” is scheduled … Read Full Story

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Emeril Lagasse tells life story via recipes in new cookbook

Emeril Lagasse tells life story via recipes in new cookbook

MIAMI (AP) — Before there were Food Network icons and cultish produce, before farm-to-table was a philosophy and cake decorating became a competitive sport, there was Emeril Lagasse.

And his is a life story best told by the kitchens that … Read Full Story

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World War II museum boosts educational mission

World War II museum boosts educational mission

BOSTON (AP) – A Massachusetts World War II museum announced a new education initiative on Wednesday that the founder hopes teaches children that at the bleakest moments in history, there is always hope for a brighter future.

“This … Read Full Story

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‘Whistler’s Mother’ on display at Massachusetts museum

‘Whistler’s Mother’ on display at Massachusetts museum

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. (AP) – An iconic image of motherhood is making a visit to Massachusetts.

The painting known as “Whistler’s Mother” is on display at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, part of an exhibition featuring the works of James … Read Full Story

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Meditating Portuguese actor suspected of terror plot

Meditating Portuguese actor suspected of terror plot

LISBON, Portugal (AP) – A Portuguese actor says he was detained on suspicion of terrorism after meditating and chanting Buddhist texts aboard a plane at Paris Orly airport.

Heitor Lourenco, 47, says he was reciting texts in Tibetan from his … Read Full Story

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Who will make us laugh during upcoming presidential campaign

Who will make us laugh during upcoming presidential campaign

NEW YORK (AP) – A presidential campaign is beginning without late-night television hosts who helped us laugh through past ones, both a cultural loss and an opportunity for new voices.

David Letterman is gone, taking his unmatched ability to have … Read Full Story

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Diogo Morgado now plays the devil

Diogo Morgado now plays the devil

NEW YORK (AP) — Diogo Morgado, who played Jesus in the History channel’s 2013 miniseries “The Bible,” has a new TV series. This time he plays a version of the devil known as The Man.

On The CW’s “The Messengers” … Read Full Story

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Dr. Julio Eglesias

Dr. Julio Eglesias

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Rock in Rio USA arrives in entertainment-filled Las Vegas

Rock in Rio USA arrives in entertainment-filled Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A music festival replete with a Ferris wheel, multiple stages and top entertainment is coming to the Las Vegas Strip.

This southwestern mecca of entertainment is offering even more talent startingFriday with the two-weekend … Read Full Story

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Centenary of Actor Anthony Quinn celebrated with year-long free screening series

Centenary of Actor Anthony Quinn celebrated with year-long free screening series

“Anthony Quinn: a 100 year legacy” is a year-long focus by the Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) on the art, history and film of legendary actor, Anthony Quinn presented in collaboration with the RI Film and Television Office … Read Full Story

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MoMA to open NY exhibit on Latin American architecture

MoMA to open NY exhibit on Latin American architecture

NEW YORK (AP) – A new exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City will explore the architectural landscape of Latin America between 1955 and 1980.

The show features more than 500 works that have mostly never … Read Full Story

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Teen asked to adapt ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ for stage

Teen asked to adapt ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ for stage

NEW YORK (AP) – A new stage adaptation of “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” has been commissioned from an up-and-coming playwright not much older than Sawyer was in the landmark book.

The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Connecticut, … Read Full Story

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Keeping classical cool: Oldest US arts group turns 200

Keeping classical cool: Oldest US arts group turns 200

BOSTON (AP) – Before Beyonce, there were the Beatles. Before the Beatles, there was Brahms. And before Brahms was even born, there was the Handel & Haydn Society.

America’s oldest continuously operating arts organization – which introduced the nation to … Read Full Story

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A show about ‘nothing:’ famed Iranian artist makes US debut

A show about ‘nothing:’ famed Iranian artist makes US debut

WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) – Iranian artist Parviz Tanavoli has built a successful career around the concept of nothing.

Tanavoli creates sculptures of the word “heech,” which means “nothing” in Persian. The abstract shapes he fashions using Iran’s centuries-old calligraphic nastaliq … Read Full Story

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Eddie Van Halen talks immigrant roots, innovation in music

Eddie Van Halen talks immigrant roots, innovation in music

WASHINGTON (AP) – For Eddie Van Halen, making music is all about having good ears and a talent for experimenting with guitars and amps to create just the right sound.

Now 60, Van Halen told The Associated Press he’s ready … Read Full Story

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