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.”