The Emerald Necklace Conservancy yesterday turned on Fujiko Nakaya's Fog x FLO fog displays at several locations, from Jamaica Pond to the Back Bay Fens. Clay Harper visited several of the locations today.
WBUR reports, quotes a Northeastern official who told the reporter to stop listening to lying liars, so you can tell things are going well.
City Realty's filing of plans for its Allston Square project starts the clock ticking for the paintings that have long graced the window frames of the old Allston Hall and a neighboring building at Franklin and Braintree streets, just off the intersection of Harvard Avenue and Cambridge Street. So if you want to see them, now would be a good time.
In the meantime, here are photos of some of them. Read more.
Greg Cook takes us inside the Watershed - the former copper-pipe facility in the Boston Harbor Shipyard the ICA has turned into an exhibit space. It formally opens on July 4.
Greg Cook explains why artists and musicians were protesting at an annual Harvard music festival today - the Harvard Square business association that organizes it is headed by the property owner who kicked them out of the EMF building in Central Square.
Beth Treffeisen reports the Boston Arts Commission has narrowly decided to remove the Landwave sculptures in Peters Park that were meant to harken back to the area's days on the edges of Boston, but which instead turned into a dangerous playground for skateboarders and climbing kids. After removing the work, the commission will put up a plaque to commemorate it.
Cambridge Day reports on the EMF Building situation.
A developer has modified his plans for a proposed $107-million, three-building complex on Rugg Road to include eight affordable apartments for artists, all of which would be located above a ground-floor gallery for their work. Read more.
Joshua Fabian was among those who watched tonight as Emerson took the wraps off its new art display on what had just been a lot of tarp covering the Little Building at Tremont and Boylston streets as it undergoes renovation work.
CORRECTION: Post updated to reflect the bridge was painted by a different crew than the one that did the Cambridge Street murals.
Ron Newman reports that days after the city wiped out murals on the building at Cambridge and Linden, another group was at work yesterday redecorating the nearby pedestrian bridge over the turnpike and train tracks.
The Friends of the Public Garden snapped sculptor Nancy Schon sitting on Mrs. Mallard on the 30th anniversary of the installation of her Ducklings statues in the Public Garden this past weekend.
The Boston Palestine Film Festival returns for its eleventh season!
When: Friday, October 20th through Sunday, October 29th. Read more.
“We’d leave 5:30 or 6 a.m. We’d shower the night before,” she says. “We’d always be back 9 or 9:30 a.m. We took all these pictures when everybody was sleeping. … In the wintertime, we’d leave and it would still be nighttime.”
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