Film Review: Remembrance of Things Zappa

Nov 19, 2017

Frank Zappa fans will enjoy an incisive look into a seminal period of the artist’s work, with its balance of sophisticated orchestral numbers and sardonic social commentaries on glitz, chintz, and cocaine. Summer ’82: When Zappa Came to Sicily, directed by Salvo Cuccia. Screening at the Regent Theatre, Arlington, MA, at 7:30 p.m. on November 20.

Sundance award-winning “Unrest” heads to Regent Theatre

Nov 10, 2017

“Unrest” is screening at the Regent Theatre in Arlington on Sunday, Nov. 12 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The film, which won a Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival for editing, is now up for Oscar consideration. The event is co-sponsored by two local organizations; the Old Schwamb Mill and the Arlington Commission on Disabilities. Susin James, a commission member, said she always felt strongly about advocating for people with different types of disabilities, diseases and disorders.

Music Interview: Badfinger’s “Straight Up” — Live and Complete

Nov 01, 2017

“Playing with John Lennon was a big deal. He was very cool and very nice. Very much like the John Lennon that you imagine, you know.”

A wonderful tribute to the late Sam McClain at the Regent Theatre

Nov 28, 2015

By Amy Nachbar. A tribute concert at the Regent Theatre, celebrated the life and music of the Mighty Sam McCain. It brought musicians from different cities and countries together for a man who was a special friend to many and a special musical artist.

A Mighty Love:  A Tribute to Mighty Sam McClain—Sat 11/28, 7pm

Nov 26, 2015

WITH ALL-STAR LINE UP, AN EVENING OF MUSIC TO REMEMBER MIGHTY SAM MCCLAIN AT REGENT THEATRE, ARLINGTON, MA PERFORMERS LISTED BELOW; A FUNDRAISER TO HOUSE HOMELESS VETERANS

Arlington’s Regent Theatre To Present Hendrix & Rory Gallagher Concert Film Premieres

Sep 16, 2015

Featuring Historic 1970 Festival Performances From Electric Guitar Icons Jimi Hendrix & Rory Gallagher Fri & Sat September 18th & 19th “JIMI HENDRIX: ELECTRIC CHURCH” –LIVE AT THE 1970 ATLANTA POP FESTIVAL TASTE (FEATURING RORY GALLAGHER) “WHAT’S GOING ON – LIVE AT THE ISLE OF WIGHT 1970” ~On the Regent BIG SCREEN in Concert Sound~ ~Double Feature or Single Admission Tickets Available Now~

The Acro-cats leap into a town near you, including Philly, Brooklyn and Boston

Jul 23, 2015

You can see a feline circus performing amazing tricks on-stage right meow in Philadelphia, New York and Boston, and their chief human says they'll be purring all the way.

Arlington Public News (APN) Feature Story on The Regent Theatre

Jul 09, 2015

When it comes to finding a performing arts center with good shows at an affordable price outside of Boston, your quest might turn into an obstacle course. It doesn't have to be this way... if you know where to look. Over the years, the Regent Theater, an historic entertainment venue located in Arlington Center, has become a favorite rendezvous for both local and international artists, and their audiences.

Concert raises $1,550 for people displaced by Arlington fire

Jun 16, 2015

The latest of local efforts to help those impacted by a devastating East Arlington fire, a benefit concert at the Regent Theatre on Wednesday, June 10, raised $1,550 for displaced families. Tickets and merchandise sales at the June 10 event, which featured several musicians and performers from Arlington and was billed as “Side By Side for Brookside,” supported a fund to help residents find and pay for new homes. Regent co-owner Leland Stein said the theater hosted the event at no charge, a sound engineer worked pro bono and performers donated all proceeds from sales of CDs and other goods.

Ba-da-bing! Bisantz directs ‘Old Jews Telling Jokes’

Apr 12, 2015

So you think you've heard every Jewish joke out there, right? Not necessarily, a fact you'll discover with Old Jews Telling Jokes, Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent's off-Broadway hit playing Arlington's Regent Theatre April 15-May 17.

Boston’s ULTRASONIC ROCK ORCHESTRA To Perform WHO’s 1973 Masterpiece “QUADROPHENIA” In Its Entirety

Jan 27, 2015

For Two Nights Only--Saturday & Sunday, February 6th & 7th At Arlington’s Historic Regent Theatre Huge Rock Band Tackles Rock Opera Pete Townshend called “The Who’s Last Great Album”

Award-Winning Tribute Artist DOUG CHURCH-The True Voice of Elvis-Returns to Historic Regent Theatre

Jan 08, 2015

To Perform “ELVIS BEYOND ‘77” Backed by Boston’s Houston Bernard Band Saturday & Sunday, January 24th & 25th. Exclusive Concerts Will Celebrate Elvis Presley’s 80th Birthday with Elvis Stage Classics PLUS a Special Set of Songs the Rock ‘n’ Roll Icon May Have Performed Had He Lived Beyond 1977.

Hirsh Gardner goes back to the beginnng with upcoming New England reunion concert

Aug 09, 2014

Drummer-producer Hirsh Gardner has been a very busy man these days. Aside from his Cambridge studio chores, he‘s been organizing a reunion concert for his once nationally famous band New England. “Don’t Ever Want To Lose Ya” and many other New England originals will come alive. Gardner and his original three band mates will perform a full concert at the Regent Theatre in Arlington, Massachusetts on Friday, August 15, at 8:00 p.m. New England is one of those bands that have been kept alive on the internet and in the memories of fans.

Tom Rush, On Stage and Screen, Wows at Boston Documentary Premiere

Jul 31, 2014

There was an extra surprise at the Boston-area premiere of the award-winning documentary, “Tom Rush: No Regrets,” at Arlington’s classic Regent Theatre late last month. While a Q&A session was expected at the end of the screening, Rush also treated fans to a three song, 15 minute set (“I don’t do two song sets,” he joked from the stage). Rush then entertained questions from the audience, along with filmmakers Todd Kwait and Rob Stegman, for another 20 minutes.

‘My Son the Waiter… a Jewish (Mother’s) Tragedy’ (5 Stars) by India Pearl

May 02, 2014

If you have ever thought to yourself, "A one-person show? Isn't that avante garde? Won't that be too artsy for me?" I'm here to tell you that you're wrong, and you should go see this show.

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