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Colette Greenstein

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What's Hot in the City

The city is abuzz with concerts, plays, and a host of other entertaining options to do in the city this week.

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In the Mix: ‘The Butler’

Screenwriter Danny Strong discusses Lee Daniels’ ‘The Butler’

Best known for his character "Jonathan Levinson" on the long-running television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and for his recent role as "Danny Siegel," the first Jewish ad man at the fictional Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce on the hit series Mad Men, Danny Strong is an accomplished, award-winning screenwriter, producer and actor — all before the age of 40. He is in the spotlight now for his work on Lee Daniels’ The Butler.

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What's Hot in the City

This time of the year, the city is abuzz with a host of live performances from concerts and plays to theatre, art and even dining al fresco. Here’s a look at what’s hot in Boston this week!

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What’s Hot in the City

This time of the year, the city is abuzz with a host of live performances from concerts and plays to theatre, art and even dining al fresco.

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Artist Steve Locke gets first major exhibition at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Contemporary artist Steve Locke presents his first major museum exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art/ Boston beginning July 31. When asked about his 20-year-long artistic career the 50-year-old artist says, "I’m hitting my stride in my practice."

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In the Mix: The Rise of Ryan Coogler

Director garners acclaim for debut film Fruitvale Station

Born and raised in Oakland, Calif., Ryan Coogler has been on a whirlwind schedule since his debut film Fruitvale Station, starring Michael B. Jordan, was selected for the Sundance Screenwriter’s Lab in 2012.

“What’s Hot” in the City This Week

“What’s Hot” in the City! Thursday, 7.25.13

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In the Mix

East Meets West … with a critique of Ming Tsai’s Blue Dragon restaurant in Fort Point Channel. Summertime Fun … with a movie review of The Way Way Back, written and directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, and starring Steve Carrell , Toni Collette, and Sam Rockwell. Coming up … for all you General Hospital fans out there, the Wilbur Theatre presents Steve Burton (a.k.a. "Jason Morgan") and Friends this Saturday, July 13 at 3 p.m.

"What's hot" in the city

This time of the year, the city is abuzz with a host of live performances from concerts and plays to theater, art and even dining al fresco. Here’s a look at what’s hot this week!

“What’s Hot” in the City!

“What’s Hot” in the City besides the weather!? Here's a list of upcoming events taking place around Boston.

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In the Mix

Dubbed the “Goddess of Glitz,” Yolanda Cellucci told her inspiring story of starting her own wedding dress business at an intimate gathering at the Westin Copley Place Hotel on June 27. The event was the latest in the series of “The Story Behind Her Success” by Boston Women In Media & Entertainment.

“What’s Hot” in the City!

This time of the year, the city is abuzz with a host of live performances from concerts and plays to theatre, art and even dining al fresco. Here’s a look at what’s hot this during the Fourth of July holiday stretch.

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The Roxbury International Film Festival hosts its 15th annual celebration of indie filmmakers of color

The Roxbury International Film Festival (RIFF) celebrates its 15th anniversary over four days (beginning Thursday, June 27), with an array of features, documentaries, shorts and youth-produced works.

“What’s Hot” in Boston!

This time of the year, the city is abuzz with a host of live performances from concerts and plays to theatre, art and even dining al fresco. Here’s a look at what’s hot this week!

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In the Mix Boston

Homecoming for Elimu…

Actor, acting coach and athlete Elimu Nelson (pronounced E-lee-moo, meaning “knowledge and education” in Swahili), was born in Orange, N.J., and raised in Milton, Mass. He played a teenage-heartthrob opposite Christina Milian in the 2003 romantic comedy Love Don’t Cost a Thing, and had supporting roles on the F/X series The Shield, the ABC drama Private Practice and on CBS’s Criminal Minds. This year, he’s a recurring guest star on the Showtime series House of Lies, starring opposite Golden Globe Award winner Don Cheadle.

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in the Mix: News and reviews from Boston's restaurant, nightlife and arts scene

This week: “Pirates of Penzance,” the new, chic Chandler Studios hotel and the French cuisine of Bistro du Midi.

Always game for a new experience, I recently attended The Hypocrites’ “Pirates of Penzance” at the American Repertory Theatre. The 80-minute adaptation of the classic comic opera by Gilbert and Sullivan was part fun and irreverence with a dash of craziness and an audience sing-a-long thrown in for good measure.

Director Mira Nair discusses new film “The Reluctant Fundamentalist”

Colette Greenstein interviews Film Director Mira Nair

Mira Nair is globally known for her critically-acclaimed films of love, heartbreak and the human condition. Born in India, educated at Delhi University and Harvard, the self-described “activist” debuted her groundbreaking film “Salaam Bombay!,” which chronicled the day-to-day life of children living on the streets of Mumbai, in 1998. It won the Golden Camera award at the Cannes Film Festival and was also nominated in the category of “Best Foreign Language Film” at the Academy Awards. With proceeds from “Salaam Bombay!” Mira established the non-profit organization Salaam Baalak Trust, which provides shelter and a safe environment for 5,000 street children in India annually.

In the Mix - with Colette Greenstein

This week it’s all about highlighting women who rock, from the Simmons Leadership Conference to The Links, Inc. organization to one very inspirational woman. Women of Influence…

This week it’s all about highlighting women who rock, from the Simmons Leadership Conference to The Links, Inc. organization to one very inspirational woman. Women of Influence…

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Joi Gresham reflects on ‘growing up Hansberry’

Kimberly Scott and LeRoy McClain in the Huntington Theatre Company production of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin...

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Straight talk with comedian Charlie Murphy

Comedian Charlie Murphy performs a stand-up routine. (Photo courtesy of...

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Kirven Boyd Comes 'Home' with Ailey

Kirven James Boyd (Andrew Eccles Photo)Colette GreensteinKirven James Boyd returns...

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Mario Van Peebles' 'We the Party' spotlights urban teens

‘We the Party’ cast (L-R): Ben J (New Boyz), Mighty Mike, Quincy Brown, Katarina Garcia, Patrick Cage II and...

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Angela Bofill's incredible journey

After suffering two strokes, Angela Bofill has returned to music...

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The Roots: Wake Up Everybody!!!

Questlove talks about Obama, Jay-Z and staying relevant (Photo courtesy of The Roots) Colette Greenstein ...

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