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Boston Ballet

City Life

Why I Left the Boston Ballet

Standing in the wings before the curtain lifted for the third and final act of The Sleeping Beauty, I became acutely aware of the backstage […]

City Life

Shaking Money-Makers at the Boston Ballet’s Oceanic Siren Ball

Boston’s A-list didn’t need to jet off to St. Barth for a warm dip in the sea this winter, because Boston Ballet held its ocean-themed […]

Arts & Entertainment

18 Things We Can’t Wait to Do This Spring and Early Summer

APRIL 1. Catch the biggest wave in Japanese art. Katsushika Hokusai may have been an important artist in the 1800s, but his Great Wave and […]

Life & Style

John Lam’s Date Night Must-Haves

Boston Ballet Principal John Lam’s meet-cute with his now-husband, real estate attorney John Ruggieri, involved a laundromat and a park bench. What followed next was […]

City Life

What’s the Future of Boston Philanthropy?

It’s a tradition as American as apple pie: Every July Fourth since 1974, the Boston Pops have descended on the Hatch Shell for an evening […]

City Life

The Scandal Rocking Boston’s Ballet World

From the start, the allegations were ugly. In July 2021, the New York Times reported a bombshell lawsuit had been filed by a young Boston […]

Arts & Entertainment

25 Things To See, Do, and Hear This Spring

Nerd out. Were you reading The Witcher long before Netflix came knocking at Henry Cavill’s door? Then this one’s for you. On April 9, the […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Best Events, Shows, and Things to Do in Boston All Fall

Attend an art-world reunion centuries in the making. Besides that empty wall space where a stolen Rembrandt once hung, Renaissance painter Titian’s The Rape of […]

City Life

Boston’s Gala Season That Never Was

For  30 years, I’ve covered Boston’s social scene, writing about the black-tie galas, luncheons, dinner dances, fashion shows, and fundraisers that make up what I’ve […]

William Forsythe "The Fact of Matter" ICA Boston October 2018
Arts & Entertainment

Climb, Swing, and Dance Your Way Through the ICA This Fall

The last time you walked into an art museum, you were probably greeted by oil paintings and marble sculptures, not a cluster of gymnastic rings, […]

Boston Ballet MFA Collaboration Video
Arts & Entertainment

Boston Ballet School Dancers Brought Degas Paintings to Life

In honor of Impressionist painter Edgar Degas’ 184th birthday and the Museum of Fine Arts’ new exhibit, “French Pastels: Treasures from the Vault,” two pre-professional […]

Arts & Entertainment

Behind the Scenes at Boston Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty Costume Shop

When the curtains open for the season premiere of the Boston Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty this month, it’ll be impossible to tell that the delicate […]

Arts & Entertainment

Boston Ballet Releases Video in Support of NEA

With arts funding potentially on the chopping block under the Trump administration, local arts groups are speaking up. Yesterday, the Boston Ballet premiered a new […]

Arts & Entertainment

Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend

comedy Billy Crystal Billy Crystal is making a stop in Boston on the Spend the Night with Billy Crystal tour alongside his special guest, Bonnie […]

Arts & Entertainment

Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend

BALLET Artifact Boston Ballet is the first North American company to perform William Forsythe’s full-length production of Artifact. Forsythe’s masterpiece combines choreography that showcases the […]