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…

The Speakeasy Circus

The music was swinging and the drinks flowed, as the party got underway and the audience found their tables, before the start of Speakeasy Circus. Part cabaret and part variety show Speakeasy Circus was an theatrical production by the Boston Circus Guild that featured an original narrative and different circus themed acts. Conceived of and performed…

Fire and Ice Festival at The Lawn on D

What better way to head into 2015 than with a Fire and Ice Festival!  At least that’s what I kept telling myself as I made my way down Summer Street and past the Boston Convention Center to The Lawn on D. (420 D Street). The Lawn on D, is an experimental open air art and…

Projector Party

You really can’t argue with food, beer and video games.  Videos already have a uniquely powerful appeal, so it’s not hard to imagine that with the added inducements of beer, food and music something like a Projector Party would draw a sizable and lively crowd. Such was the case at Aeronaut Brewery just outside of…

Descience: Research on the Runway

What happens when you try to use art to explain science? A week ago if you had said the word “fashion” to me, my first thought would not have been “science.”  But, in the midst of Boston Fashion Week and in the wake of the Descience fashion show it is hard not to recognize how…

Wasabassco Takes Boston

A few days ago I had the chance to sit down with my friend Cade Rockwell, personality and burlesque show producer, at Shay’s in Harvard Square to talk about burlesque in Boston and Wasabassco’s upcoming debut, “Wasabassco takes Boston,” on July 12th at the Davis Square Theatre Featuring talent from Boston and New York, Wasabassco…