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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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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 […]

City Life

Go Ahead, Take a Museum Selfie

If you visit the MassArt Art Museum when it opens its doors for the first time February 22, you’ll have a choice to make: Should […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Celebrate the MFA’s 150th Anniversary with Free Admission

How did you celebrate your last milestone birthday? Maybe you got your first car for your Sweet 16 or spent a blissful evening with family […]

Arts & Entertainment

Why There’s a Giant Egyptian Statue on City Hall Plaza

Without warning or explanation, a grand and eye-catching figure that seems plucked from the bowels of an Egyptian pyramid appeared Tuesday morning right in front […]

Arts & Entertainment

A Glowing, Swaying Field of 28,000 Lights Is Sprouting in the Seaport

For the third year in a row, a giant glowing art exhibition is on its way to the Seaport this winter. This latest spectacle, which […]

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Bob Dylan’s Lowell Show Is More Than a Concert: It’s a Requiem for Jack Kerouac

In the extended twilight of his career, Bob Dylan is playing a concert in Lowell on Tuesday night, and in so doing, paying tribute to […]