“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…

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…

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.”…