Friday, January 25, 2013
Go to Arlington High School’s STAND club’s Battle of the Bands Saturday night at the Regent Theatre.
Friday, January 25
Arlington High School’s STAND club is putting on its annual Battle of the Bands Saturday night at the Regent Theatre. The lineup includes: The Fuzzy Man-Peach-Experience, Trust Fall, Suits, The Best Excuse, Shades of Green, The Chair, and Reverb. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be about three and a half hours. Doors open at 7 p.m., and tickets are $10 today (they can be purchased at Arlington High or on the Regent Theatre’s website), $12 at the door. The Arlington High bands will be performing to raise money for humanitarian efforts. The STAND club stands for “Students Taking Action Now: Darfur.” The club organizes various events to educate students on the genocide in Darfur, as well as the new country of South Sudan and the …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The well-known political humorist will be in town for a show that benefits American Red Cross disaster relief.
Today is Thursday, Dec. 13. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) Political humorist Jimmy Tingle will be at the Regent Theatre tomorrow for “Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream – Live on Stage & Screen,” which will benefit American Red Cross disaster relief. Tingle’s documentary, “Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream,” will run and then Tingle will do a Q&A and live performance. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $25, or $50 for VIP seats, which include tickets to an after party with Tingle at Not Your Average Joe’s. Read more. 2.) Take a trip down memory lane, which old local business do you miss most? 3.) Here are three places you can donate locally this holiday season. 4.) It’s Thursday, which means there will be story time at …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The Arlington International Film Festival, set for Oct. 17-21 at the Regent Theatre, will screen films from 19 countries.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
2012 AIFF Program For more information on the Arlington International Film Festival, see the festival’s website and Facebook page. Wednesday – Oct. 17 7 p.m. Best of Festival Shorts (31 min.), ALL ME: THE LIFE & TIMES OF WINFRED REMBERT (USA, 78 min.), Q&A with filmmaker & subject (45 min.) Thursday – Oct. 18 7 p.m. Reinaldo Arenas (Cuba, 3 min.), THE WALL: A WORLD DIVIDED (USA, 57 min.), Q&A with filmmaker & composer (30 min.) 8:45 p.m. Hungarian Dance Troupe & Musicians (30 min.), THE MAIDEN DANCED TO DEATH (Hungary, 107 min.) Friday – Oct. 19 6 p.m. SUDDENLY ZINAT (Iran, 21 min.), RACING THE REZ (USA, 59 min.), Q&A with filmmaker & Christopher McDougall, author of Born to Run (60 min.) 8:45 p.m. MY SO-CALLED ENEMY (USA/Israel, 89 …
Monday, August 20, 2012
Festival passes are on sale now at the Regent Theatre.
Monday, August 20, 2012
The following is from the Arlington International Film Festival. The Arlington International Film Festival is much more than just a film festival; it is a celebration of cultures as well as being a platform for recognizing the common global human experience. The skill of "story-telling" as is taught and practiced in Marrakech, the historical journey of Indian sarodist, Maestro Ali Akbar Khan and his music legendary, an African-American’s journey from the segregated south to national recognition told through his carving, tooling and dyeing of pictures on leather, non-violence practiced by a little-known movement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, an intimate spiritual interaction among a trio of human beings caught up in a moment of …
Friday, June 15, 2012
Today is Friday, June 15. Here are five things you need to know.
1. Today, Saturday and Sunday are all expected to be sunny with a high near 72, according to the National Weather Service. Not bad, not bad at all. 2. Herb Reed’s funeral will be held Saturday, June 16, at the Regent Theatre, according to Boston.com “The Names Blog.” The Platters’ singer, who had lived in Arlington, will be remembered by Rev. Dr. Regina Shearer, a one-time member of Reed’s Platters, and Terry Stewart, president of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, among others, the post states. The service will be open to the public. Reed died Monday, June 4, at age 83. 3. The Feast of the East is this Saturday, June 16, from 1 to 5 p.m. in East Arlington’s Capitol Square. Complete details. 4. Menotomy Rocks Park Field Day is this…
Monday, March 12, 2012
Performances run March 15-18 at the Regent Theatre.
Monday, March 12, 2012
Arlington Children’s Theatre proudly announces its 2012 winter production, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." This musical adaptation of the Biblical tale of Joseph and his coat of many colors, explores the pain of sibling rivalry and the power of reconciliation. Joseph, his father's favorite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams. When he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to Egypt, Joseph endures a series of adventures in which his spirit and humanity are continually challenged. Set to an engaging cornucopia of musical styles, from country western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and Elvis-style rock 'n' roll, this Old Testament tale emerges both timely and timeless. In order to accommodate as many …
Thursday, March 1, 2012
A teen art exhibition, midlife musical meltdown, family fun Saturdays and a few more events happening in Arlington this weekend.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do this weekend. Arlington Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities you'll want to take part in this weekend in Arlington and beyond: 1. Identity: Who Am I? Teen Art Exhibition 2. Monsters: A Midlife Musical Meltdown 3. Family Fun Saturdays with Margot Fox 4. Folk Dancing 5. Guest Soloist: Andrea Loretz-Frey
Thursday, February 16, 2012
A documentary film, Mardi Gras mask making, sing-along Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and a few more fun plans for this weekend.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do this weekend. Arlington Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities you'll want to take part in this weekend in Arlington and beyond: 1. RE: Generation Music Project 2. King Cake Pull and Mardi Gras Mask Making 3. Sing-A-Long Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat 4. Drum and Dance Saturday 5. Irish Dance
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Were your comments on Facebook featured this week? Are you looking for a great page to like? Check in and find out.
Social Media is important here at Patch. Every day, we use Twitter and Facebook to share stories and important facts about life in Arlington. But the most important part is interacting with the Arlington community, from news tips to comments to just about anything else. Every week, Social Media Saturday brings some highlights of Patch’s social media life, a couple tips and suggested pages for you to follow. So be sure to come back every Saturday morning for more. Page of the week Here' a shoutout to the folks at Regent Theatre Arlington, the official Facebook page of our beloved Regent Theatre. The page is always buzzing with events and other random facts. Check it out. You won't be disappointed. Likes and Followers We're up to 532 likes …
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Shows at the Regent Theatre, a basketball game, drumming classes and goat yard visiting hours.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do this weekend. Arlington Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities you'll want to take part in this weekend in Arlington and beyond. 1. Bob The Magic Guy Price: $10 2. AHS Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Reading Memorial High School 3. January Level 2 Doumbek Drumming Class 4. Tanglewood Marionettes 5. LexFarm Goat Yard Visiting Hours When/Where: 1 p.m., Sunday, at 52 Lowell St., Lexington Why Go: Meet some friendly, gentle goats. Visiting is great fun for all ages. Donations would be gladly accepted. Price: Free