Category: Entertainment

Boston University Professor to Toss First Pitch Against Yankees

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – Boston University Metropolitan College (MET) part-time faculty member Bruce Berman was named “Most Valuable Teacher” by JetBlue Airways and will throw out the first pitch at Fenway Park on Saturday, April 9, 2011, as the Boston Red Sox take on the New York Yankees. Through his MET […]

Transactional Law expert Tina L. Stark to head new program at BU Law

Contact: Richard Taffe, 617-353-4626 | rtaffe@bu.eduContact: Mary Gallagher, 617/353-3097 | marykg@bu.edu (Boston) — Veteran attorney, banker and educator Tina L. Stark will head a new transactional law program at Boston University School of Law, effective July 1. It will supplement and further enhance the school’s Business Organizations and Finance Law concentration program. “BU Law recognizes […]

Acclaimed Writer Walter Mosley to Speak at Boston University

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – The Friends of the Libraries at Boston University will host an evening with celebrated writer Walter Mosley. Mosley is the author of more than 34 critically acclaimed books, including the bestselling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins and Devil in the Blue Dress, which was adapted as a […]

Boston University Academy to Host Culinary Tasting Event & Auction, A Taste of BUA

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – Boston University Academy (BUA) will hold its 12th annual benefit auction A Taste of BUA at 6:30 PM on Friday, April 8, 2011. The event will be hosted by NECN’s TV Diner personality, Billy Costa, and will include both live and silent auctions. Guests will enjoy tastings […]

2011 Boston Redstone Film Festival Finalists Named

Contact: Kira Jastive, 617-358-1240 | kjastive@bu.edu (Boston) – The Boston University (BU) College of Communication (COM) today announced the finalists for the 2011 Redstone Film Festival. Finalists will complete for first, second and third place and winners will be announced at the screening event, Wednesday, February 9th at 7:00 p.m. at BU’s Tsai Performance Center […]

“Race to Nowhere” Screening at Boston University

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – The Boston University School of Education, College of Communication and on-campus high school, Boston University Academy, are hosting a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary “Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture.” The film examines the high stakes, high pressure environment of the current […]

Boston University to Host Academy Award Winner Geena Davis

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – The Friends of the Libraries at Boston University will host Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis for a reception and lecture on Tuesday, November 30 at 6:00 PM in Metcalf Hall. Davis will reflect on her career and discuss the work of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender […]

Irish Tenor Ronan Tynan to Perform and Speak at Boston University

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University will host an evening with Tenor Ronan Tynan. Tynan is an accomplished athlete, winning multiple medals while competing at the Paralympics, a physician specializing in orthopedic sports injuries and most well-known for his accomplishments as an opera singer. […]

The Centennial of the Metropolitan Opera’s First World Premiere

Contact: , | (New York) – Puccini and Toscanini return to the Metropolitan Opera! Simonetta Puccini, Giacomo Puccini’s granddaughter, and Walfredo Toscanini, Arturo Toscanini’s grandson, are expected to be in attendance at a Met performance 100 years to the day after the premiere of La Fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West), now […]