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…

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…

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…

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…