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 August 27-30th

It’s a festival and music-filled weekend in and around the city. Here’s a look at what’s hot!

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Erica Ash’s passion for acting leads to TV success

Stars in “Survivor’s Remorse”, “Real Husbands of Hollywood” and upcoming “Shades of Blue”

One-time pre-med Erica Ash student has hit it big in TV. Ash “Survivor’s Remorse” and “Real Husbands of Hollywood” and will appear in NBC’s “Shades of Blue”, which comes out in Fall 2016. On a recent promotional tour for “Survivor’s Remorse,” Erica Ash discusses trusting her instincts, loving her work, balancing three shows and what’s in store for M-Chuck on the second season.

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What's Hot in the City August 21st weekend

It’s a festival and music-filled weekend in and around the city. Here’s a look at what’s hot!

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Actor Jessie T. Usher proud of his role on ‘Survivor’s Remorse’

2014 was a game-changer for actor Jessie T. Usher. Early in the year, he had a supporting role as high school football player Tayshon Lanear opposite Jim Caviezel in the film “When the Game Stands Tall” and by October he was starring in the Starz-scripted, LeBron James executive-produced dramedy “Survivor’s Remorse.”

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The Nightly Show ‘icing on the cake’ for Jordan Carlos

“It never ceases to amaze me that that is a possibility for my job,” says Jordan Carlos of writing for Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. Carlos, who was slipping in subtle and funny one-liners throughout a recent chat with the Banner, is thrilled to be working on the network’s late night show.

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What's Hot in the City August 14th weekend

Brew at the Zoo and Kinky Boots tops our list

Beer tasting at Franklin Park Zoo this weekend! This is a great opportunity to sample beer from local breweries.

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What's Hot in the City August 7th weekend

Music takes center stage this weekend. Here’s a look at what’s hot!

Tonight (Thursday), saxophonist Elan Trotman performs at Scullers Jazz Club at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Show: $25; Dinner & Show: $65; www.scullersjazz.com.

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Kinky Boots’ Kyle Taylor Parker living out his Broadway dreams

After seeing the musical Annie at the age of five, Kyle Taylor Parker knew he wanted to be an actor. It was the first show that the Milwaukee native saw and absolutely fell in love with. His teachers noticed the burgeoning entertainer’s gift at a young age and encouraged his mother to nurture his talent. Now in his 20s, Parker is living out his dream as an actor, singer and dancer. He currently stars as Lola the British drag queen in the national touring production of the 2013 Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots. The tour lands in Boston this Tuesday, August 11 and runs through August 30 at the Boston Opera House.

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Alicia Olatuja

Vocalist’s music transcends languages

With her breathtaking solo during the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir’s performance of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” classically trained mezzo-soprano Alicia Olatuja enchanted the millions who attended President Obama’s second Inauguration in 2013 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as well as all those who watched from the comfort and warmth of their homes.

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What's Hot in the City - July 30th - August 2, 2015

A music-filled weekend in Boston sounds sublime! Here’s a look at what’s hot in the city!

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