The present day nation of Liberia was founded by the American Colonization Society as a place to send free Black people in an effort to uphold US slavery. Join founder of UHRI & Liberian refugee, Rev. Torli Krua, to:
The Boston Comics Roundtable has turned to Kickstarter to help fund a series of three comic books, titled "Boston Powers" and featuring the superheroes who live among us right here in the Hub of the Universe. And the Cape: Read more.
The Boston Music Intelligencer reports that the BSO, which had a planned Asian tour canceled over coronavirus fears, will instead play a series of free concerts in the Boston area - with one trip out to Tanglewood. Read more.
Jared Alves took a look at one of the setups for "Frill," a streaming-Disney prequel to "Cinderella" - in which the North End's North Square was turned into a Christmas scene, complete with snow, as if that could ever happen. Read more.
The movie adaptation of "Cats" was pretty widely panned as an awful waste of time and money. But so awful you want to see it? The Somerville Theatre has started showing the movie late on Friday and Saturday nights, which is the sort of thing that turned "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" from a low-budget film hardly anybody saw on its first release into a cult phenomenon.
The trailer for "Free Guy," in which Ryan Reynolds plays a bank teller who begins to realize he's a character in a shoot-em-up video game, dropped today, and it features lots and lots of scenes in downtown Boston (and one under the Zakim in Charlestown) - although oddly it starts with somebody skydiving over what looks like Pittsburgh. Read more.
Contestant on "The Price is Right" is from Massachusetts. "I bet you have a wicked cool prize for her," Drew Carey said. "Wicked awesome," Johnny the Offscreen Announcer replied, trying his hardest to sound like a Townie or something.