Donna Summer Memorial Roller Disco Dance Party

As the sun set on the work week and there was an imminent need to unwind, roller skates were strapped on and the disco lovers of Boston descended upon City Hall to blow off some steam at the second annual, “A Celebration of Summer: The Donna Summer Memorial Roller Disco Tribute Party,” which took over…

“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…

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…