Yiqing Shao

Yiqing Shao, Digital Editor at Boston Magazine

Yiqing Shao has been an editor at Boston magazine since 2012. As the digital editor, she oversees all editorial operations and strategy of bostonmagazine.com and other web properties such as social media and e-newsletters. Yiqing double majored in journalism and English at Michigan State University and has a master's degree in publishing from Emerson College. She's trained in both editing and design, and cares (maybe too much) about hyphenation rules, aligning to the baseline, and proper nesting of HTML tags. She's pro-Helvetica and speaks passable Mandarin and Spanish.

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The City Really, Really Needs Applicants for Poet Laureate

Tell all your wordsmith friends.

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29 Books Made into Movies or TV Shows

These pairings will keep you entertained all summer long.

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Free Things to Do in July

Shakespeare on the Common, the Revere Beach sand sculpting festival, and more.

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Where to Watch Free Outdoor Movies This Summer

From the Harbor to the Hatch Shell.

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Nine Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July

Free duck boat tours, fireworks, sailing, and more.

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2,500 Mensa Members Coming to Town

The gathering is being called ‘Brilliance in Beantown.’ (Gag.)

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Wahlburgers Season 2 Will Premiere in August


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50+ Upcoming Concerts

The rest of summer sounds fantastic.

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Get Ready for Boston Pops Pop-Up Concerts

They’re promoting the live stream of their Fourth of July show.

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Calling All Candy Girls: New Edition Is Back

Their reunion tour stops at Agganis tonight.

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Brookline Booksmith’s Gift Shop Has a New Look

See the results of this long overdue makeover.

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Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend

The Basketball Tournament at BU, Jerkfest, Guitar Fest, and more.

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New Documentary Tells the Story of Aaron Swartz

The director explains what society can learn from ‘The Internet’s Own Boy.’

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Stephen Chung Talks Local Architecture, New Show

His new series ‘Cool Spaces!’ premieres this weekend.

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The Dalai Lama Is Coming This Fall

To teach us the ‘Eight Verses of Mind Training.’