Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Recommended by Cara Magazine!

Cara, the inflight magazine of Aer Lingus, recently recommended Aisling as a great place to stay in Boston.  The only other two were the Liberty Hotel and the Ritz Carlton, nice company indeed! Check it out, we are on page 19 from the viewer.  

Thursday, February 13, 2014

February Events

February is here and Boston has many great things going on even in the face of the snow!

Here are some of our favorites that we think might interest you.

February 13th

What: 2014 Leopold Godowsky Jr. Color Photography awards

Where: Photographic Resource Center at 832 Commonwealth Ave. Boston MA.

When: 6:30pm-8:00pm

More info: The Leopold Godowsky, Jr. Color Photography Awards honor Leopold Godowsky, Jr., the co-inventor of Kodachrome film. Established by the Godowsky family in 1987 and held every four years, the awards recognize "achieved excellence in color photography." For the 2014 awards, the PRC sought nominations from hundreds of photography experts around the world, including directors, gallery owners, curators, educators, and critics. Over one hundred and fifty artists submitted work for consideration by the jury.

What: Newport Jazz Festival

Where: Berklee Performance Center

When: 8:00pm

More info: The Newport jazz festival has put together a lineup of ferociously talented superstars to celebrate their legacy and pay tribute to one of America’s greatest jazz festivals

What: Boston Game Demo Night

Where: Microsoft Corporation Building in Cambridge

When: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

More info: The Games Forum is the place to see the newest independent games being built in Boston and network with the people who built them. Each month, we get together to watch five demos, drink beer and eat pizza. We're doing it again this month at Microsoft. Join our community of game developers, designers, creatives, investors and more building across multiple platforms and genres.

February 14th

What: Bernstein’s West Side Story

Where: Boston Symphony

When: 8:00pm

More info: The UnderScore Friday Series offers a variation on the traditional BSO concert performance. Members of the BSO introduce the concerts from the stage, and during the 2013-14 season, each concert features a unique element, from multi-media to remarks from the conductor.

February 15th

What: Boston Wine Expo

Where: The Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center

When: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

More info: Your ticket grants you access to the main event on both Saturday and Sunday. You will receive a souvenir wine glass and be able to taste samples from over 300 wine producers. Food samples are also included from scores of providers and live cooking demonstrations.

February 19th

What: Cedric Tiberghien Performance

Where: Pickman Hall

When: 8:00pm

More info: Cedric Tiberghien’s flourishing international career continues unabated. With a magical touch  and crystalline poetic clarity, he has won the hearts of audiences in major concert venues worldwide. You won’t want to miss the chance to hear this dynamic French pianist in his Boston recital debut.

What: From the Ground Up – Circus Oz

Where: Citi Shubery Theater

When: Daily from February 19th

More info: These acrobatic dare devils from down under bring pluck and sass to their wildly entertaining, irreverent and family friendly performances. Credited with revitalizing the traditional art form in a uniquely Australian way, Circus Oz is a rock and roll, animal free, circus that has influenced the development of circus arts around the world.

February 20th

What: English Heraldry presented by the British Society of Boston

Where: The Chilton Club at 287 Dartmouth St. Boston, MA.

When: 6:00pm

More info: Reception begins at 6 and the presentation begins at 6:30. Dinner is optional. The discussion will be on how Americans may apply to the College of Arms for proving a right to arms or for granting honorary arms. RSVP by 17 Feb.

What: Boston Women in Media Mentoring Initiative Cocktails

Where: Back Bay Social Club

When: 6:00pm

More info: This event offers an inclusive and supportive environment to women in media, marketing, advertising and entertainment at all stages of their careers for professional development, lifestyle management and the formation of lasting friendships. The event is focused on connecting women to form mutually beneficial mentoring relationships.

What: 5th Annual Boston Chili Cup

Where: Ned Devine’s Pub at 1 Faneuil Hall Market Place, Boston, MA.

When: 6:00pm – 9:30pm

More info: What can be better than enjoying chili from over 20 of the best restaurants in Boston? Enjoying it with a good friends & cold drinks. Plus on top of it all it's for a good cause. All proceeds will go to support Community Work Services, a Boston based non-profit that provides effective job training, placement & support services that lead to greater economic self-sufficiency & advancement for people. All tickets include all you can eat chili & live music from Ryan Brooks Kelly. A raffle will be giving away many awesome prizes throughout the night. This is a 21+ event so bring your IDs.

February 21st

What: The Search for and Discover of the World War II German Submarine U550 presented by The New

England Chapter of the Explorers Club.

Where: The Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel at 400 Soldiers Field Rd. Boston, MA

When: 7:00pm

More info: The presentation will range from historical events leading up to the battle which resulted in the singing of the American tanker Pan Pennsylvania and the German sub, to the multi year search for and subsequent discovery of the submarine. This will include info on the exploration of the wreck site over the past two field seasons and the continuing research into the details of the battle.

February 27-28

What: TAO Dance Theater

Where: Citi Shubert Theater

When: Daily

More info: Since its founding in 2008, TAO Dance Theater has taken China’s dance world by storm. The company has performed in every modern dance festival throughout the country and has collaborated with leading Chinese artists across genres.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Let it snow, let it snow

Actually, please let it stop snowing!  We got 8" of snow yesterday.  But we are smart.  We shoveled every hour and managed to keep back and front of the house clear.  We were fortunate in that we didn't lose electricity.  Time to get out the holiday brochures.