Colette Greenstein

Contributing Writer

A huge film and stand-up comedy buff, Colette has worked in publicity, marketing and promotions for over twenty years. A graduate from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a B.A. degree in Communications, her storied career began in radio as Promotions Director for local radio station, WILD-AM. From there she transitioned to the world of stand-up comedy handling publicity and marketing for The Comedy Connection in Faneuil Hall, one of the country’s top ten comedy clubs. Following her stint there, she was hired for her branding and marketing prowess for the start-up concert venue Showcase Live in Foxborough, MA. Colette later took on the role of Public Relations manager for The Roxbury International Film Festival. The self-described “woman on the go,” her passion for travel, food and all things entertainment can be read about in her bi-weekly column In the Mix.

You too can follow her on Twitter at @cgreenstein7.

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What's Hot in the City July 24th weekend

Franklin Park Art Groove and Floetry reunion at Wilbur

Tonight at 7 p.m. (Thursday) the Pop Up: Franklin Park Art Grove Kick-Off Party celebrates the first annual Art Grove at Samson.

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Floetry ‘Says Yes’ to reunion

R&B duo will perform at the Wilbur Theatre

On July 24, fans once again can enjoy the art of the English neo soul duo Floetry, performing together after disbanding several years ago. That surely will please those who have connected to their music and experiences on deep and emotional levels. That bond was on display recently in a performance that seemingly transcended thunderstorms, as Floetry — a.k.a. Marsha Ambrosius and Natalie Stewart — closed out the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans over the Fourth of July weekend.

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Nnenna Freelon returns home to perform at Cambridge Jazz Festival

It’s a homecoming of sorts for jazz singer Nnenna Freelon. The world-renowned composer, arranger, producer and actress, who was born and raised in Cambridge, performs at the second annual Cambridge Jazz Festival this Sunday, July 26 at University Park on Sidney Street, near MIT.

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What's Hot in the City - July 17th

ArtsEmerson presents Son of Man at Hibernian Hall

Music and the arts take center stage. Here’s a look at what’s hot in the city!

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Outside the box returns after a year hiatus

The music and arts festival runs through July 19

After making a splash in 2013, the Outside The Box Music & Arts festival took a year off in 2014 to “find the right formula,” says festival founder, philanthropist and arts enthusiast Ted Cutler in a recent conversation with the Banner.

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What’s cooking

ChopChop Magazine makes a difference in children’s lives

An award-winning writer of 22 cookbooks, Sally Sampson in 2010 founded the nonprofit organization ChopChopKids, with a mission to inspire and teach kids to cook real food with their families. The organization publishes quarterly its namesake magazine, ChopChop: The Fun Cooking Magazine for Families, which now is in its fifth year.

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Practice makes perfect

Entrepreneur aims to level playing field with PracticeGigs platform

Born out of frustration and a desire to excel at tennis, Toni Oloko founded PracticeGigs, a “peer-to-peer learning marketplace” that enables tennis players to develop their skills by connecting, practicing, and playing with more advance tennis players.

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What's Hot in the City this weekend!

Outside the Box starts Tuesday and Jamaica Plain Porchfest

Music and the arts take center stage. Here’s a look at what’s hot in the city!

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Montreal embraces Festival De Jazz

From jazz and blues to pop and hip-hop and everything in between, last week’s 36th annual Montréal Jazz Festival offered a wide range of music for jazz aficionados, music lovers and festival-goers alike. With more than 35 shows a day, a plethora of music was on tap throughout downtown Montréal.

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What's Hot in the City this July 4th weekend?

Boston Calling Block Party in Dewey Square

Music galore this 4th July weekend.

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