Arts

Spotlighting local artists, exhibitions, and galleries, dance, musicals, theatre, public art and everything in between.

JOYFUL AESTHETIC AND LIGHTHEARTED COMEDY IN ‘FINDING NEVERLAND’

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It was perhaps unnecessary to illuminate each theme in song and dialogue with a 100-watt light bulb, and a then a spotlight or two, but it’d be overly cynical not to appreciate the joy that radiates from American Repertory Theater’s latest. Continue reading

SPLENDID: SHINIQUE SMITH RETURNS TO BOSTON FOR MFA EXHIBITION + DEWEY SQUARE MURAL

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Smith’s work screams America in the 80s. You’ll understand when you stand in front of “Splendid” — a mixed media piece that looks as though Jackson Pollock took a shot of dopamine to the carotid, followed by a lesson from a street artist. Continue reading

REVIEW: ODDBALL COMEDY & CURIOSITY FESTIVAL

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At the Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival jokes were of “east coast arms,” watching rats copulate on a subway platform, and the four horsemen of lube (spit, gravy, tears, duck sauce).

Pure. Comedy. Magic.
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FOTOBOM: BOSTON COMIC CON 2014

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Well, we got another Boston Comic Con under our belt. Our badass, weapons-crammed, indestructible utility belt that is. Come check out some of the great costumes on parade. Continue reading

REFLECTING ON POST-BOMBING BOSTON COMIC CON 2013

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Word balloons and thought bubbles, words and thoughts. Many come to mind when remembering the events that led up to and surrounded the 2013 Boston Comic Convention. It would be like no other, mostly due to real world events that had very little to do with caped crusaders and secret identities. Continue reading

BOOKENDS: LUCKY US

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Love comes in all forms, and can be given and received by anyone. It’s not just romantic or platonic, but open to interpretation. Continue reading

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