Artist Interview with Gene Shinozaki

After getting his start as a busker on the streets of Boston, Gene Shinozaki has gone on to become a world class professional beatboxer, musician, performer and artist.  He sat down with recently me via telephone to answer a few questions about the state of beatboxing and what he has planned for the upcoming All…

Female in Rock: Engaging Males, Embracing Allies

*Guest post by Anna Rae ©2017.   *Illustration by Kip Lyall   Not long ago I was on a walk with a friend of mine who is a male musician. I was railing about the fact that young females are forced to think about adorning their bodies and pandering for male attention, while young males…

All Together Now, 3rd Installment

With the summer slowly rolling to an end the final installment of All Together Now approaches.  The showcase on August 27th at the Lily Pad in Cambridge is the third installation of a series of multimedia art events that have unfolded over the course of the summer starting last April.   The brainchild of local musician…

Interview with an Artist: Tracy Levesque

Life as an artist is never easy and “making it” is even more of a challenge.  Join me as I sit down with Tracy Levesque, also known as “the Birch Lady” and discuss some of the ins and outs of making your way in the art world. As my first attempt at this by no means…

Space Battle 2016

The mood was light and the air was thick as a costume clad, light sword wielding crowd descended upon Boston Commons around 8pm, on May 28th to participate in a space battle of epic proportions. Set against the backdrop of Boston the “Space Battle,” which was part of the “Cats in Space Tour,” was part of a multi-state…

All Together Now: Event Preview

When we talk about Art, we typically talk about one creative genre or another.  Dance, music, painting, poetry, performance art these are traditionally based creative genre’s that have their own creative communities that have developed around them.  But, what happens when you’re inspired by other genres and start looking for a way to bridge these…