Category Archives: Extracurricular

Frantic Beauty at BAM

The World Premiere of Frantic Beauty marks LEIMAY’s return to BAM Fisher for the third installment of their BECOMING pentalogy. Co-conceived, designed, and directed by Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya and featuring the LEIMAY Ensemble, this original dance theater work reflects on society’s pursuit of and relationship to beauty. In Frantic Beauty, the multidisciplinary duo navigates this intricate thematic terrain by engulfing the audiences in trembling images, layering striking physicality and textured video landscapes, lushly scored by the Emmy-winning composer Jeff Beal (House of Cards). — SOURCE: BAM website

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Gelato keeps summertime cool

Gelato conesOn Friday evening, July 28th, a good number of Boyle Software’s New York City team gathered at Mia Chef Gelato in Manhattan to share some time and beverages together – and to learn how to make some delicious and refreshing gelato! Chef Jason walked us through the ingredients and science behind the popular Italian ice cream – including the use of the $25,000 Carpigiani gelato machine!

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Want 11 CDs for free?

HTML for DummiesIt was completely unexpected. Out-of-the-blue I was asked today by one of my co-workers to write a blog post. I thought hard about which new front-end development tools I have been using lately, but couldn’t think of anything that had had a significant impact on my professional life recently. Then I looked at today’s date and I realized that it is my 20-year anniversary here at Boyle Software. These twenty years certainly had a significant impact on my life…

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Hi-res audio. Again. But streaming!

LP spinesI started buying records 40 years ago. (It hurt to type that.) I am an unrepentant music fan and so have bought (and re-bought) music over the decades as the music industry has come up with new formats that promised “ease of use” and improved sound: High fidelity vinyl! Compact Discs! SACD! etc. I still have a massive library of LPs and CDs though my cassette collection drops out and mopes in boxes in my basement. It’s only in the past year that I finally broke down and got a Spotify subscription; it’s what all “the kids” are doing and my kids wanted it too.

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A Happy Thanksgiving to all!

Turkey in ASCIIFrom all of us at Boyle Software, may this be a warm and happy Thanksgiving for each and every one of you! This has been a noisy and, at times, troubling year in the world, but we hope that you will find peace and gratitude when gathered at the table, surrounded by your family and friends. Be thankful for your loved ones, for your health, and for a world with abundant marvels.

Cheers!

Beatles movie gets NYC premiere

Beatles movie premiere for TeachRock.orgWe are extra proud of our ongoing work for Steven Van Zandt‘s Rock and Roll Forever Foundation – most especially the fabulous TeachRock.org site and it’s amazing free and deep curriculum. And  on Thursday evening, September 15th, the Foundation will host the New York City premiere of Ron Howard’s new Beatle documentary,  Eight Days A Week: The Touring Years!

This exclusive event is also a fundraiser for the Foundation and its great programs – so go to their site and buy tickets or make a donation. Join the crowd next week for the reception and premiere showing!

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