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Arts & Entertainment

An Insider’s Guide to the MFA’s Monet Exhibit

Like any good sequel, the Museum of Fine Art’s second “Monet and Boston” exhibit in as many years retains some themes from the previous show […]

Arts & Entertainment

The ICA Watershed Will Return with a “Monumental” Immersive Installation

In yet another sign that the city is healing, and that its shuttered gems are returning to their former glory, the ICA Watershed in the […]

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City Life

Who Gets to Be Bostonian Onscreen?

Teyonah Parris may be making headlines these days as Monica Rambeau on the Disney+ Marvel series WandaVision, but watching her trade quips with the Scarlet […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Two (Yes, Two) Immersive Van Gogh Exhibitions Are Coming to Boston

A year into the coronavirus pandemic, we’re all feeling a bit deprived of in-person entertainment. With the vaccine rollout, the world is starting to tentatively […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Re-Education of the Museum of Fine Arts

On a drizzly afternoon last spring, Makeeba McCreary was lingering over a cup of coffee while catching up with a colleague at the Museum of […]

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Travel

Five Hidden-Gem Outdoor Sculpture Parks to Visit on a Quick Trip from Boston

After months of finding yourself cooped up inside, chances are your eyes would love a glimpse at something bolder than your four walls. Luckily, these […]

Arts & Entertainment

Five Boston Artists Making the Most of Instagram during Quarantine

@majenta_with_a_J Glam-punk drag queen Majenta with a J has spent the pandemic rounding up other colorful entertainers for her virtual “Full Spin” shows: Each fierce […]

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Arts & Entertainment

How To Save Boston’s Art Scene—Before It’s Too Late

When COVID-19 brought the curtain down on life as we knew it, where did Bostonians turn for comfort? To the arts, of course. We binge-watched […]

City Life

The Roxbury Love Mural Has Been Destroyed to Make Way for an Apartment Complex

In 2014, graffiti artist and designer Ricardo Gomez, better known as Deme5, finally got the green light to start production on a major community project—a […]

City Life

Here’s How the Fenway and Central Square Are Livening Up the Summer of Social Distancing

Yes, vacations have been canceled, concerts are postponed, and the only fireworks we heard this year were the contraband ones set off by our bored […]

City Life

What Should Cambridge’s Monument to Women’s Suffrage Look Like?

Two years ago, Cambridge teen Sofia Bernstein, along with her mother, Kim, began a push to commemorate more women in public arts projects around the […]

City Life

The Coolest Ways to Experience Boston Museums Virtually Right Now

Even as art galleries sit empty and museum doors stay shut, cultural institutions everywhere are still coming up with creative ways to connect with the […]

City Life

My Life in the Age of COVID: MFA Director Matthew Teitelbaum

As the COVID-19 pandemic upends every aspect of Boston life, we’re checking in with some local residents to learn how they’re processing our new normal. […]

City Life

These Photographers Documented Quarantined Families on Their Front Porches

When everything changed on March 12 in Needham with the town’s first confirmed case of COVID-19, friends Cara Soulia and Kristen Collins were in shock. […]

Arts & Entertainment

What Will Happen If the Stolen Gardner Museum’s Works Are Found?

1. Get Them to the Gardner Once the museum gets the anonymous call or tip it’s been waiting for, there may not be time to […]