Category Archives: Entertainment

5 Unique finds at Wellesley marketplace

The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club‘s Wellesley Marketplace takes place on Saturday, Nov. 21 at Wellesley Middle School, 50 Kingsbury St. Premium Admission starts at 9am for $20. General admission starts at 10am for $15 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. With its cut above the ordinary offerings, shopping at Marketplace is always […]

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It’s game on for Wellesley Cotillion

Last year at around this time, our mailman dropped a beautiful, heavy card stock invitation through our mail slot. It was a not-unexpected, graciously worded request for the presence of our eldest child (a junior at the time) at Cotillion, a formal dance for Wellesley’s juniors and seniors, and a tradition since the 1940s. This […]

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Grease is the word at Wellesley High School this week

Wellesley High’s production of the fifties-themed musical Grease this week will mainly stay true to the original but also include new twists and a spectacular Greased Lightning hot rod made from scratch. Two equally weighted casts will divvy up the shows, which take place at Wellesley High on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 4:30pm, Friday Nov. […]

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“Most Likely to Succeed” film screening coming to Wellesley

The Wellesley Public Schools (WPS) in partnership with the Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) invite you to attend a screening of the award-winning film “Most Likely to Succeed” that will be followed by a community discussion.  Named “among the best edu-documentaries ever produced” by Education Week, the film raises important questions about knowledge and skills students […]

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Wellesley Books November author visits include YA sports writer Mike Lupica

B.A. Shapiro illuminates the art world in her new book, The Muralist. B.A. Shapiro, author of the New York Times bestseller The Art Forger shares her thrilling new novel of art, history, love, and politics in The Muralist. Come meet Shapiro, listen as she reads passages from her new book and pick up your copy the […]

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Adult ghosting: It’s a thing in Wellesley

When I was a kid, pre-Halloween was a time for us to get in touch with our inner thug. I grew up on the mean streets of southern Connecticut, where we had something called Doorbell Ringing Night. At best, kids would simply ding dong ditch the neighbors the night before Halloween. At its most nefarious, […]

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Just another morning of sports talk radio: Wellesley, Idaho & escorts

Heard on the way to work Tuesday AM: John Dennis, a morning sports talk show host on WEEI, was discussing the latest scandal involving Rick Pitino’s University of Louisville basketball program and believe it or not, Wellesley came up. Dennis and his show mates were awed that an “escort” whose appearance they deemed less than stellar rated a […]

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Wellesley College Upstage to present “A Taste of Honey”

Join Wellesley College Upstage for its first production of the season, “A Taste of Honey” by Shelagh Delaney, written in 1958  when she was nineteen years old. The play is radical for its time in its portrayal of the realities of working class life, and ahead of its time in Delaney’s championing of the female voice. […]

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