From a Marshall to an App?

This week I saw a sneak preview of Marshall, a film about the famous supreme court justice, Thurgood Marshall. Up front, I

Marshall, the movie

highly recommend it (I haven’t done a movie review in a while, have I?), but more than that, it’s a very important film. This is true not just because . . . → Read More: From a Marshall to an App?

Have You Seen the Whitney Biennial This Year?

The Whitney Biennial used to be hit or miss and pack as many artists in as possible. One, maybe two, pieces per artist and no real cohesive plan (at least that’s how it appeared to me in the days of yore).

This time it’s different. There are less artists but more work by each one . . . → Read More: Have You Seen the Whitney Biennial This Year?

Curious Dog = Empathy. Dig?

I went to see The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Boston Opera House last night, for the second time. I saw it on Broadway in NYC last year and fell in love. You should know that this is the first play of any kind that I’ve seen twice. It’s really . . . → Read More: Curious Dog = Empathy. Dig?

What Are Your Stories?

This week I finally saw the amazing Sarah Polley directed film, Stories We Tell, from 2012. What an amazing film!

Stories We Tell

This film seems to have come together organically, over time, from a feeling, an inkling, that was jokingly referred to over the years in her family, that Sarah Polley herself may . . . → Read More: What Are Your Stories?

Fort Point Open Studios This Weekend. Will I See You?

So, two local things to pass along this week….

Fields Corner T Station

As a 10 year resident of Dorchester (and did I mention that I love it?) I had to brag on this article declaring Fields Corner (where I live) as being voted one of the nation’s greatest neighborhoods (or just “hood”, as . . . → Read More: Fort Point Open Studios This Weekend. Will I See You?

Isn’t the Earth Too Big to Fail?

People’s Climate March 2014

Basically, at the last minute last week, I decided to attend the People’s Climate March in NYC. I had been thinking about it all week but had several things already planned last Sunday and was feeling lazy about making a decision. I knew there would be plenty of people there. . . . → Read More: Isn’t the Earth Too Big to Fail?

Do You Need A Little Post-Apocalyptic Style?

Koji Tatsuno, Autumn/Winter 93-94

Last weekend I caught the last day of the Future Beauty show at the Peabody Essex Museum, which I do apologize, is now over. I feel a little guilty praising to high heaven a show that is now not available to see, however, my saving grace is that I’m sure . . . → Read More: Do You Need A Little Post-Apocalyptic Style?

Wanna Get A Little Smarter?

So, on my list of things to do – you know those lists, the ones that you sometimes never really get to….never really thought you would get to anyway….then you ask yourself…did I ever really intend to get to this in the first place or was I just kidding myself? – was an email that . . . → Read More: Wanna Get A Little Smarter?

Want To Get A Little Wiser?

I subscribe to a wonderful newsletter – ArtBizCoach.com – written by Alison Stansfield. Alison doesn’t hear from me much but I read her religiously and she has made an indelible imprint on the way I do things and what I invest my time in. She is VERY good at what she does.

I wanted to . . . → Read More: Want To Get A Little Wiser?

Have You Seen Koloman Moser?

A few weeks ago, on one of my regular trips to NYC, and after going to the MOMA on that Saturday, I was trying to decide what to do on Sunday. Often when I don’t have a burning to go to a specific show, I will weigh out what is on offer in the city, . . . → Read More: Have You Seen Koloman Moser?