Figment Boston 2014 Photogallery

A couple weeks ago I wrote about FIGMENT Boston, and then a few days later I headed down to the Rose Kennedy Greenway to check out for myself. While it’s hard to imagine what to expect when all the art, as well as time and effort to install it, is donated it’s easy to see…

FIGMENT Boston 2014

I love art museums.  I always have.  With few exceptions most of the art museums I’ve visited have been different variations on the same theme.  It’s either been paintings on walls in galleries, or sculptures in galleries and gardens which you walk through.  It’s a pretty passive experience and it seems like the general idea…

First Night Boston

If you don’t live in Boston, or aren’t from the area, then you might not know about First Night.   Not just “for tourists” First Night Boston is a yearly ritual during which for the price of a First Night button, you can see performers (i.e., singers, comedy troupes, dancers etc… ) in different venues throughout…

The Decentralized Dance Party in Boston!

The breeze was cool and the dress was business casual as the Decentralized Dance Party Boston got underway at the end of the Long Warf Pier.  A combination flash mob and rave the Decentralized Dance Party was started in Canada, in 2010 by Tom Kuzma and Gary LaChance with a boom box on the back…

Tales from the Hammock

Like all great ideas it started out very simple.  Why not bring people together by creating a space they can hang out in? “I thought how freakin’ cool would it be to build a humungous ass hammock that everyone could hang out in,” said Hansy Banks Barranza at her nerdnite talk, “Tales from the Hammock.”…

Ca$h for your Warhol: The Evolution of a Prank.

    Who would call a sign to sell a house?  That’s the question that got the ball rolling in the second lecture of the evening, “Cash for your Warhol; The Evolution of a Prank.” Presented by Geoff Hargadon, a money manager, conceptual artist and photographer who introduced himself to the crowd by stating dryly, “There are…