The Swellesley Report

A conversation with playwright/novelist/performer Charles Busch

March 12th @ 4:30 ~ Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre in Alumnae Hall, Wellesley College FREE! and open to the public. A reception will follow after the conversation with Charles. For information call the Box Office @ 781-283-2000 Charles Busch is the author and star of such plays as The Divine Sister, The Lady in Question, […]
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Wellesley High hosts Swellesley Report (and others) at seminar day

Once a year, Wellesley High School allows students to trade in a day of regular old school for something called Seminar Day, an event that draws over 100 speakers who share their expertise on everything from a behind the scenes look at securing the 2014 Boston Marathon to a peek into the experience of a […]
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Wellesley’s Schofield school turning 50

Schofield Elementary School will celebrate turning 50 years young with an open-house birthday celebration on Saturday, March 7, 2pm – 4pm. There will be cake, of course, along with games and crafts, a photo booth, a time capsule, history displays,  and visits from former staff luminaries including David Wilkins, Diane Diamond, Jan Fovel, and Carolyn […]
The Wellesley Wine Press

10 Amazing Producers Pouring at Wine Spectator Grand Tour

Dates are set for Wine Spectator's 2015 Grand Tour. This is a stand-up/walk around wine tasting with stops at 3 cities in the US this year where hand-picked wineries each pour one signature wine. And it's usually a really good one. Winemakers and winery owners are often the ones pouring and Wine Spectator editors are in attendance so it's a great chance to chat these folks up.The event also provides an opportunity to meet up with other wine enthuisiasts. I've made some friends through the blog and on Twitter I'm looking forward to meeting at the Dallas event. If you're on the fence about which location to attend maybe Dallas would fit your schedule? Here's a post on how to ...
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Juan Gil Wine Dinner in Lenox, MA

I received an email from Spirited Wines about a paired wine dinner at Alta Restaurant & Wine Bar in Lenox, MA on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 from 6:00-8:30pm.Here's the lineup:Bacalao CroquetasHoney AioliLagar de Condesa Albarino 2013SecondWild Boar TerrinePistachio, Apricot, Quine, SpinachCellars Can Blau Tinto 2012 ThirdRabbit & Merguez StewPeas, Mushrooms, Roasted Peppers, RiceClio Jumilla 2012FourthSan Simon CheeseFig JamJuan Gil Monastrell 2012 DessertCrème CatalaneAlmond Brittle, Grapefruits GranitaJuan Gil Moscatel 2013$65 per person, plus tax & gratuityLimited Seating. Call Alta Restaurant directly for reservations: 413-637-0003.ThoughtsAs a founding member of the #JuanGilFanClub (that to date exists only as a hashtag, but really does deserve its own following) I had to pass this event notice along.Especially at the really fair price of $65. Dinners like this usually go for $100+.Many ...
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