Nuit Blanche. Illuminus, Boston 2015

If the past summer has proven anything it’s that when art, science and innovation are brought together amazing things will happen. It was hard to know what to expect heading over towards Fenway Park around 7pm on October 10th.   I knew that art would be everywhere but that was pretty much it.  Turning the corner…

Georges Island & the Isle Arts Initiative

There are 34 islands and parks that make up the Boston Harbor Island National and State Park, which are in my humble opinion an under-appreciated and at times misunderstood local gem and part of our national legacy.   Growing up in the Boston area, I lucked out because I was able to visit the islands whenever I…

Pop-up: Franklin Park Art Grove

When it was announced that a Pop-up Art Grove in Franklin Park was planned for August, I was curious.  I’d never been to one of those, and it had certainly been years since I’d been to Franklin Park.  In all fairness even though it’s a beautiful public park with a Zoo and a golf course,…

Jamaica Plain Porchfest 2015

If Somerville Porchfest is a music festival then the Jamaica Plain Porchfest, or JP Porchfest, definitely felt like more of an all inclusive arts festival.  Now in it’s second year, JP Porchfest 2015 took place last Saturday July, 11 from 12 – 6PM.  Started as a spinoff of the Somerville Porchfest that began in 2011,…

“Pentalum” & Public Art at the Lawn on D

From the sidewalk it looked like King Koopa had decided to take a rest after a long day of trying to kidnap Princess Peach and conquer the Mushroom Kingdom. From the moment I saw the Lawn on D’s announcement that “Pentalum” an inflatable interactive art exhibit would be open to the public from May 28…

Somerville Porchfest 2015

With grey skies, and my fingers crossed for no rain, I headed to Somerville’s PorchFest last Saturday May 16th.   Started in 2011 PorchFest has grown exponentially over the years and has become a decentralized music show/crawl that spans Somerville.  Its the kind of event that you expect in an area known for its high density…