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“Le Corsaire” en pointe in season opener

“Le Corsaire” en pointe in season opener

Felicity Otterbein and Kendra Huber
November 2
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Ivan Liska’s production of “Le Corsaire” encompassed the essence of both the poetry of dance and the power of character. Held at the Boston Opera House, the Boston Ballet kicked off the 2016-17 season with the North American premier of Liska’s version of this epic story, which embodied action...

Gory days, they’ll pass you by

Gory days, they’ll pass you by

Chris DeGusto and Brooke Patterson
October 26
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

From mad scientists, to scantily-clad nuns, performers of the Boston Circus Guild showcased their annual spectacular, Cirque of the Dead. The Saturday night performance was hosted by the American Repertory Theater at their Oberon venue in Cambridge, Mass. This time-traveling, monster-driven cirque was engul...

Boy and Bear rock Boston

Boy and Bear rock Boston

October 19
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

View the story here: Boy and Bear bring Aussie flair to Boston

Eliot Sumner synthesizes crowds at Berklee

Jillian Barrows
October 19
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

Coming off her summer tour and performing at SXSW, Jimmy Kimmel Live, English singer-songwriter Eliot Sumner put on an intimate set with her band at Berklee College’s Red Room Café 939 on Friday night. The 26-year-old English singer and bass player performed 11 songs in the reverberating small ro...

Boy and Bear bring Aussie flair to Boston

Boy and Bear bring Aussie flair to Boston

Jacob Geanous
October 19
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music

One of Australia’s most illustrious Indie rock bands, Boy and Bear, dropped anchor in Boston on Thursday.  The Paradise Rock club, a New England rock haven, was the most recent stop during the Sydney quintet’s tour of North America. The venue was flooded with a technicolor sea of flannel-clad fans,...

ArtWeek brings global activism to creative, local level

ArtWeek brings global activism to creative, local level

Haley Clegg
October 13
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

The event was called Global Activism, but this program came with a twist. Last week ArtWeek Boston set out to change the way people view climate change, but did so through art. Activists and artists alike were drawn to this ArtWeek program. Susan Israel, the principal and founder of Climate Creat...

ArtWeek: concrete base for new sound

Morgan Hume
October 6
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Imagine attending a concert with no singing, no traditional instruments and no flashy backup dancers. Picture being in an almost empty concrete room, with three artists using only their laptops and the power of technology to create a new kind of music. Concrete Sounds: Multichannel Experimental Elect...

Royal subjects: Local fashion brand joins ArtWeek to give back

Royal subjects: Local fashion brand joins ArtWeek to give back

Kendra Huber
October 6
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Everyone has their own kingdom. Some people find it in music or literature, others in science or technology. At Inner Sanctum we are reminded of the power that all art potentially holds. Located in Roxbury, Mass. the Inner Sanctum is an unconventional venue that facilitates creativity and hosts a number o...

Coco comes to life at Boston Fashion Week

Coco comes to life at Boston Fashion Week

Brooke Patterson
September 28
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Boston Fashion Week features informal fashion show in Downtown Boston in honor of the great Coco Chanel.

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Opening night of Fashion Week hits a new trend

Opening night of Fashion Week hits a new trend

Catarina Protano
September 28
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Boston Fashion Week opened on Sept. 23 with a party showcasing a fashion show by Denise Hajjar and live sketches done by fashion illustrator, Holly Nichols. Attendees were immersed in a wonderland of moody lighting and upbeat pop music with the glowing cityscape for a background.  Not a single gues...

MFA announces confidence in contemporary collection

Morgan Hume and Catarina Protano
September 21
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

The fall season brings change, whether it is in the world of fashion, or the shift in weather. For the Museum of Fine Arts, it’s new contemporary exhibits. The museum held a fall preview event on Sept. 16 to promote the upcoming additions to their contemporary collections.  The MFA’s “Making Modern...

Power of a poster

Power of a poster

Kendra Huber
September 21
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

If it’s true a picture is worth a thousand words, then a political poster can speak volumes for the oppressed and silenced. One image, creatively presented, has the power to change the perception of the viewer, enabling them to understand an idea or a situation from a new perspective. To test this ...

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