New England Cultural Organizations Struggle to Survive in an Age of Social Distancing
With the rapid spread of a grim pandemic, many are locked inside houses and apartments, consigned to quarantine and social distancing. But we are social creatures. We miss our family, friends, and beloved ones. We want to see and talk to them. Wachter, Hanbury, and Le had that motivation in mind.
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"We are trying to eradicate that wealth gap, Boston is number one in wealth inequality in the country. But our second mission is to really lend our platform for arts and culture. There’s a lot of innovation going on here, in particular with black artists who don’t have a lot of platforms to make and create and also showcase and sell."