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They were Free Men in Paris

                                                                                                     Sept. 12-24   We all take things for granted. Some of those are museum exhibits that opened some time ago, that we intended to go to, then forgot, and now are about to close. Check out "Americans in Paris, 1860-1900" at the Museum of Fine Arts. The initial buzz …

Art and Rock: Together Again Hanging on Walls

Thurs. Nov. 29 – Fri. Nov. 30  Art happens in the strangest places, though really seeing art work hanging in a rock club is not the novelty it once was. The Paradise Lounge was, as best we can tell, one of the first to do this and in November they celebrate with …

The Most Romantic Day of the Year

Wed. Feb. 14  Is it ever too early to start planning for your Valentine’s Day? It’s one of those days to relish or dread, isn’t it? If you’re not coupled, you’re in despair. No one loves you or ever will. If you are coupled, you’re looking for the best possible …

The MFA for Free on Memorial Day

Mon. May 26 Memorial Day is one we traditionally like to celebrate outdoors – the unofficial start of summer and all that. But the Museum of Fine Arts is making an attractive offer – it's one they like to make on Monday holidays – and that is they're opening up …

Whales: Yesterday and Today at the Museum of Science

ongoing Who don't like whales? Certain Japanese and Icelandic whalers, I suppose, or maybe we should say they like whales a little differently than we do. They like whale parts. So, did we, here in America in the 18th and 19th centuries. You've read "Moby-Dick." You might have heard Mountain's …

France: Its people and places

ongoing – May 29 We were tipped off to the work of photographer Jonathan Stark, by a pal at the local gym. These things happen. It’s not all press agents and club owners. Sometimes … Anyway, we’d have to agree Stark brings a distinct visual and emotional perspective to his …

Creatures of Myth Rise Again at the Museum of Science

Sun. March 22 Last call! One of the most inspirational books I ever read was Carl Sagan's "The Demon Haunted World," which looked back through history and exhumed the phantasmagorical creations humans made to try and explain the inexplicable. The Roman gods, the various monsters and witches, the roots of religion. …

Calling all Girls, Women,Ladies …

                                                                                                    Sept. 22-24    Hey, we like the Daily Candy as much as any guy, so we’ll tip our fedora to them with this item on the Boston Women’s Show at the World Trade Center Sept. 22-24. We’d say its girls night out, but that would be wrong because the …