Enjoy a six-course dinner with scotch pairings from Macallan and Highland Park, at The Menton, Barbara Lynch’s modern eatery in Fort Point, Tuesday, Mar. 26 at 6 pm. The Macallan at Menton invites guests to begin with a welcome cocktail featuring The Macallan Gold before sitting down to a luxurious tasting menu crafted by Chef de Cuisine Lucas Sousa and Pastry Chef Giselle Miller to expertly showcase the versatility of single malt scotch.
For one night only, on March 19, AIDS Action brings together more than 40 of the South End’s finest restaurants for a delicious evening of bite-sized noshes, live cooking demonstrations, a silent auction, as well as wine tastings and beer sampling. Taste of the South End benefits AIDS Action which is New England’s largest provider of services to people living with HIV/AIDS.
The MFA has just launched its first ever Frida Kahlo exhibit. It tightly focuses on Kahlo’s lasting engagements with arte popular, exploring how her passion for objects such as decorated ceramics, embroidered textiles and children’s toys shaped her own artistic practice. A selection of Kahlo’s paintings is displayed alongside contemporaneous examples of influential Mexican Popart.
Written and directed by the parody icon Gerard Alessandri, this Hamilton spoof has become a crowd favorite. “Spamilton” is back in Boston by popular demand. Lin-Manuel is rumored to have seen the show multiple times and has encouraged his entire cast to do so as well. The show is running until April 7th at the Calderwood Pavilion in the Southend. “Smart, Silly and convulsively funny.”
Looking for a thoughtful and relaxing way to cap off your date night? Head over to Sky Bar at Yotel Boston and order the Valentine’s Day special Chocolate Fondue while you enjoy extraordinary skyline views from the terrace.
The Loop is a new interactive art exhibit in the One Seaport Courtyard. The display features six illuminated, moving cylinders which play music and animations. Take a seat in these giant circular structures, pump the handlebar, and watch a story unfold. Beautiful images inspired by fairy tales come to life in an animation that is visible from inside or outside The Loop.
Take an afternoon off and see a matinee this week. The Brattle Theatre, located next to Harvard Square, is a great way to spend your day in Cambridge. Founded in 1889, the cinema shows an eclectic combination of independent, foreign and classic films. It’s the only movie theater in the country that still uses a rear-projection system.
Featuring nine heated rooftop igloos, Envoy is back this winter for the best winter cocktail spot in Boston. The Lookout Bar at Envoy Hotel has covered seating areas with built-in ceiling mounted heaters for a rooftop bar that’ll keep you comfortable throughout winter. Be sure to take advantage of their seasonal warm cocktails. Seating is first come, first served.
The Harvard Art Museum is a great way to spend an afternoon. After being redesigned by architect Renzo Piano from 2008- 2013, the gallery was refitted with glass walls and ceilings to make for a new and dynamic space. It’s open daily from 10am to 5pm. Be sure to check out one of the free tours lead by Harvard undergrad students!