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Robert Kelly Comes Home to the Wilbur

Robert Kelly, the hefty Medford-born and New York-based comic, turned 40 last year. He has been in recovery, and sober, a quarter-century. If you do the math… “I started drinking hard alcohol at ten which was pretty much par for the course in Medford,” said Kelly, on the phone from …

Calling All Creatives: Getting Unstuck

Mon. Oct. 18  Are you creative, but stuck? Jim and Steve Jermanok hope they may have something for you: “Beyond the Craft: How to Be Proactive and Take Charge of Your Creative Career.” It’s a three-hour workshop is for all aspiring and working creative professionals: actors, authors, journalists, screenwriters, directors, …

Kenneth Gloss: The Value in Old Books

Wed. April 13 “Is There Value in Your Old and Rare Books?” That’s the title of a lecture Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the nationally known Brattle Book Shop, will give Wednesday April 13 at 6:00 p.m. at the New England Historic Genealogical Society. It got us to thinking: I know …

From WBUR’s Radio Boston

The critic’s tips I did Thursday April 12 for WBUR’s “Radio Boston”: Boston International Film Festival at AMC Loews through April 22, the Cribs at the Brighton Music Hall Saturday and the Mimouna Celebration at Villa Victoria Saturday … http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/04/12/weekend-picks-13//player