Annual Summer Disco Party at City Hall Plaza
BU TodayAnnual Summer Disco Party at City Hall Plaza TonightBU TodayIt's time to put on your flared pants, lace up your roller skates, and head to City Hall Plaza tonight for the Fourth Annual Summer Disco Party honoring the late disco diva and Boston native Donna Summer. The popular event draws thousands of disco ...
Posted on 22 June 2017 | 9:00 pm
I feel love: Donna Summer and Giorgio
MixmagI feel love: Donna Summer and Giorgio Moroder created the template for dance music as we know itMixmagSandwiched between those two events came 'I Feel Love', produced by Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte and perfectly delivered by Donna Summer. Released 40 years ago, yet still somehow managing to sound like the future even today, it's dance music's ...
Posted on 22 June 2017 | 4:21 am
What's Up This Weekend: Free Movie, Free
CBS Boston / WBZWhat's Up This Weekend: Free Movie, Free Museums, Roller Disco PartyCBS Boston / WBZCity Hall Plaza will host a Donna Summer Roller Disco Party on Friday night. Yes – you read that correctly. The free, family friendly even runs from 6 to 10 p.m., celebrating the Boston disco legend. Bring your own skates, or take advantage of the ...
Posted on 22 June 2017 | 2:41 am
10 things to do in Boston this weekend -
Boston.com10 things to do in Boston this weekendBoston.comBoston will celebrate the late singer's legacy with the fourth edition of its Donna Summer Roller Disco Party this Friday. The city will once again offer free skate rentals at its temporary roller skating rink at City Hall, DJ Roy Barboza will spin ...
Posted on 22 June 2017 | 2:00 am
Hero Worship: Donna Summer & Giorgio
TheStranger.comHero Worship: Donna Summer & Giorgio MoroderTheStranger.comHero Worship: Tribute Night and Pony present the ultimate celebration of the life and work of dance floor queen Donna Summer, and her collaborations with #1 disco daddy, Giorgio Moroder. A full lineup of local music legends lend themselves to all-night ...
Posted on 21 June 2017 | 8:05 pm
Jazz trumpet player with rock pedigree to
Oatts toured with Wilson Pickett and has performed with the Temptations, Four Tops, Donna Summer, Sammy Davis Jr., Four Lads, Johnny Ray, Cab Calloway and Stallion. As a jazz musician, Oatts toured and recorded with the Stan Kenton Orchestra and the Grammy ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:26 pm
5 minutes with Giorgio Moroder
Not a bad career, right? Now Giorgio Moroder, the man responsible for discovering and launching Donna Summer, is adding another notch to his already well-notched belt: DJ. We caught up with the music legend during Luisaviaroma's Firenze4Ever event in ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:22 pm
With ‘friends’ like these, solitude
For the information of those aging disco denizens for whom Donna Summer’s “Last Dance” may have been just that, we pause to explain that a rave is a large-scale shindig featuring powerfully amplified music, visual effects of various kinds and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:10 am
5 questions for: We Are Your Friends’ Zac
Who did the math on this? Max: I did. Not all disco was at 120 bpm. A lot of Donna Summer’s music was actually at 128 bpm, such as “I Feel Love.” But the 128 thing is actually just a popular myth. Zac: Isn’t it in utero (the fetal heart rate)?
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:20 am
Donna Summer’s ‘Love to Love You Baby’
A good curator is well aware of the old adage that sex sells. A great curator is one that is able to package it and present it to the public in a provocative, yet tasteful manner. While sex being a magnetic force traces back to the beginning of time, few ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:42 am