The 4-year-old and I are on the MBTA’s Silver Line heading to see the exhibition “Mark Dion: Misadventures of a 21st-Century Naturalist” at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art (through Dec.…Continue Reading →
“Yogi Bear meets ‘Night of The Living Dead’” is how Boston-area artist Ansis Puriņš describes his drawings, paintings and comic books in his exhibition “Super Magic Forest” at Somerville’s Washington…Continue Reading →
In Anthony Montuori’s Video Games, You Struggle To Pay Bills, Get Old, And Face The Meaninglessness Of It All
Anthony Montuori makes curious video games. On the surface, they resemble the classic fun of 1980s 8-bit games (“I just love the way it looks,” he says)—stacking blocks, jumping around…Continue Reading →
Downtown Boys: This Song Is For Everyone Healing From Natural Disasters And ‘Disasters Caused By Capitalism’
“This song goes out to Mexico and Puerto Rico and everyone who’s there healing from the natural disasters and all of the disasters caused by capitalism and this country in…Continue Reading →
Friday, Dec. 29 9 p.m. “Lemmyfest 3.” Metal performed in honor of the life and music of Ian Fraser Kilmister, better known as Lemmy from Motörhead. Featuring Ironfisted, The Damnedsels,…Continue Reading →
Rose Olson begins her luminous abstract paintings by finding the right wood and sanding it and sanding it smooth. “It has to glow, the grain has to glow at the…Continue Reading →
For Two Decades Tim Catz Regretted Selling His Custom Guitar. Then A Friend (Maybe) Found It On The Internet.
“We all have regrets about guitars we lost / sold in our past,” writes bassist Tim Catz (pictured above right in the early 1990s). He has been part of various…Continue Reading →
‘You Don’t Look Haitian,’ People Tell Valerie Anselme. Her Photos Show What Haitians Really Look Like.
“Anytime I say I’m Haitian, I’ve had people look at me and say, ‘You don’t look Haitian,’” photographer Valerie Anselme says. “It’s not only happened to me, it’s happened to…Continue Reading →
The Boston Public Library has announced the books most borrowed from the city library system in 2017: Adult Books 10. “All The Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr 9.…Continue Reading →