Category Archives: entertainment

Second Annual Worcester Vietnamese New Year Celebration

Are you interested in celebrating the culturally diverse community of Worcester?  The Vietnamese community proudly invites you to celebrate the second annual Vietnamese New Year celebration Sunday, Feb. 4, at the Chandler Magnet School, 525 Chandler St., Worcester. 

GameOn: Summer camp fun with Friday the 13th

Horror films have a strange history in the gaming world. There always seems to be a high demand from the fan base for them to be adapted, but rarely does that ever seem to happen. Luckily, nowadays players have more control, and after a successful Kickstarter campaign, Jason Voorhees of Friday the 13th is slicing and dicing his way into next-gen gaming.

Paying tribute to Worcester’s tribute bands

Elvis is alive, and he’s playing at a bar in Worcester.

If you want to hear the croon of the King, the heavy power chords of AC/DC or the laid-back vibes of Sublime at a live concert, you still can, thanks to local tribute bands. The music of these legendary artists lives on in our own backyard through these dedicated acts, which are garnering large crowds in Central Mass.

The Central Scene: Things to do in February 2018

ArtsWorcester’s Annual College Show
Every year, ArtsWorcester recognizes emerging student artists. Now, see the artists whose works were selected for the Fourteenth Annual College Show. This event, juried by independent curator Mary Tinti, features the best artwork of the Worcester area’s college students, regardless of their major. The selection process was highly competitive, with just 65 works selected from 253 submissions. Noon-4 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 2-March 2; ArtsWorcester at The Hadley, 657 Main St., Worcester; free; artsworcester.org.

NowStreaming: Mike Gordon / Asking Alexandria / Tove Lo

Mike Gordon / OGOGO
If only more records could be like Mike Gordon’s OGOGO. The quiet bassist from jam king Phish brings a fun and exploratory set of songs to the forefront on his newest solo effort.