The Dance Complex, like other havens for the arts but on a regionally incomparable scale, supports immigrant populations of all kinds and resists discrimination and negative cultural stereotypes.
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
Image via Boston Dynamics / YouTube Relax—we’re a lot further away from an automaton takeover than you may think The MIT spinoff company Boston Dynamics has become famous from its videos on YouTube showing off its nine robot creations: Atlas, Spot, Spot-Mini, BigDog, Wildcat, LS3 (a kind of robotic mule), 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
A public conversation about transit infrastructure As regular Dig readers couldn’t have possibly missed, along with the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (BINJ) we asked ace photographer Derek Kouyoumjian to spend a month snapping pics of utterly dilapidated MBTA tracks, stations, and trains. His images of so much beautiful decay, Continue Reading
Dispatches from my daily dance with death en route to work I edge off the sidewalk. I look left and then right. Then left and then right again. One more time to be sure. I merge towards the rightmost edge of the street, but there is no bike lane so I teeter Continue Reading