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Local Artist Chris Piascik to Unveil New Mural on the Greenway

Few of us willingly add an extra responsibility to our daily to-do list. But in 2006, when Boston-based illustrator Chris Piascik decided to assign himself […]

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Boston Calling Block Parties Are Back

Boston Calling may not be until Memorial Day weekend (at its new location in Allston, ICYMI), but the festival’s Block Party Series on the Greenway […]

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Boston Calling Block Parties 2016 Lineup

They’re ba-ack. Better weather signals the return of summer entertainment season, and one favorite—the Boston Calling Block Party series—kicks off this week at Dewey Square Park. […]

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The Greenway Announces Lawrence Weiner as Artist for Next Dewey Square Mural

In what has become an annual fall tradition, yet another acclaimed artist will soon paint a new mural on the Greenway Wall at Dewey Square. […]

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Strandbeests, Wind-Powered Mechanical Beasts, Will Walk Around Boston

For the past 20 years, Dutch artist Theo Jansen has been perfecting a new form of life—the “Strandbeest.” Like a modern-day Leonardo da Vinci, Jansen […]

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Boston Calling Block Party Series Returning This Season

It’s back, folks. After a successful run at the Rose Kennedy Greenway last year, the Boston Calling Block Party Series are reviving their weekly soirees and […]

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Follow Friday: The Rose Kennedy Greenway

Follow Friday, At a Glance Connect with the Rose Kennedy Greenway on social media: Facebook Twitter Instagram The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway serves as a […]

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Public Event Will Celebrate New Dewey Square Mural by Shinique Smith

At last! The new Dewey Square mural is complete and ready for you to gaze at and ponder. This year, the new public art installation is […]

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‘Sun Boxes’ Will Be Set Up Around the City

A solar powered art installation will be temporarily placed in four separate parts of the city during the course of a week, bringing a tranquil, […]

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Shinique Smith Talks New MFA Exhibit, Dewey Square Mural

Growing up, Shinique Smith amused herself with objects found around her household in Baltimore, poring over encyclopedias, absorbing images from a book her uncle owned […]

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Figment Returns to Boston with ‘After Dark’ Dance Party

At Figment, art is not meant to simply be viewed. Instead, the artist-spectator relationship is fluid in activities like the Real Time Art Show, a […]

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‘Block Parties’ Are Taking Over Dewey Square This Summer

What was once occupied by tents, and later, a big, controversial mural will now be home to a series of free, outdoor concerts. CrashLine Productions, the […]

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New Dewey Square Mural Will Be Unveiled This Friday

The colorfully controversial Dewey Square mural that depicted a young boy in his pajamas, squeezed into a space on one of MassDOT’s structures along the […]

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FIGMENT Boston Returns With Floating Lights, People, and More Interactive Art

For the fourth year in a row, a section of the Rose Kennedy Greenway will be transformed into a space full of lights, sculptures, interactive artwork, […]

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The Controversial Dewey Square Mural Is Coming Down

The giant mural in Dewey Square that caused controversy and racially charged commentary is coming down. The colorful artwork, painted on the utility building housed […]