I went to several SLAMS while writing this article, each time trying to find the right words to describe an experience that is deliberately without words. I walked, ran, spun furiously, held poses, pretended to be a mouse as I scrambled on the floor.
Strictly Prohibited buttons designed by Alex Kittle | Photo by C. Shardae Jobson JP’s guy-free film night is the perfect post-Weinstein outpost “Women watch movies, right?” Kristen Bonstein asks that question in feigned shock as she and Alex Kittle, the co-founders of Strictly Brohibited, and I discuss representation of women Continue Reading
Photo by Brynne Quinlan The enduring stories of the statues that inhabit Davis Square I’ve been hung up on these statues for most of my life. I grew up in Davis Square. I have brief, early memories of the giant holes that became subway stations, as viewed from a stroller. Continue Reading
Photos by John Brewer “We try to position each artist on the lineup as their own thing, and try to promote them as a star. … We aren’t just trying to put people on a bill and have a show.” “It was [Jay-Z’s] Hard Knock Life Tour.” DJ Real P, Continue Reading
Meet the brilliant, warped minds of Boston comedy who are teaching your children by day Nearly every comedy club offers classes to teach people how to be funny, or at least how to do stand-up. Most are taught by accomplished, seasoned industry veterans; still, there’s another whole side to the Continue Reading
Photos by John Brewer How Cambridge MC Millyz skipped Harvard and MIT to go worldwide Historically, categorically, and definitely musically, Cambridge is a lot more than the Hub’s little brother. One of the first towns settled in Mass (as Newe Towne), Cambridge has a legacy all its own. It’s a Continue Reading