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BostonTalks Happy Hour


  • WGBH Studios
  • 1 Guest St.
  • Boston, MA 02135
  • BostonTalks
  • WGBH Events

BostonTalks Happy Hour: Escape

  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Thursday, June 14, 2018

Sip a cold one as you hear a short talk on mindfulness, stories from a cop turned criminal, escape room games, and more. The theme is escape. Don’t miss this smarter happy hour before you escape for the summer!

BostonTalks is WGBH’s smarter happy hour featuring short talks, networking and, of course, beer and wine.

Escaping a life of crime
Richard Marinick
Past criminal, licensed addiction clinician, author of Boyos, In for a Pound and his latest book, Resurrection
Richard Marinick, former criminal and now esteemed writer, shares his stories from being on the police force to becoming a criminal. He battled addiction and spent 10 years in prison, all of which inspired his two novels, Boyos and In for a Pound. Hear from Richard what a life of crime is like.

Escape the room
Jason Loeb
Trapology Owner
After playing escape games across the world, Jason Loeb and his partner decided to create their own. Learn how Jason uses these games to create a bizarre experience and make it a reality for players, creating a true escape from the norm!

Escape the daily grind
Lisa Lewtan
Certified health and lifestyle coach, author, radio show host at Healthy, Happy and Hip
Lisa Lewtan believes that finding happiness, health and balance is about finding out what truly nourishes you. She helps go-getters slow down, chill out and develop a better lifestyle. Hear Lisa’s tips on how to live a better life.

You must be at least 21 with a valid ID to attend. Beer, wine and hard cider is available for $5 each.

This is a networking style event. Limited seating will be available.

Additional thanks to Premier Bar Service + Catering


With support from JUGS

Just Us Gals

Photo credit: Anthony Crisafulli

  • $10