The Chandler Gallery’s unsettling “Beastiary,” Lesley University’s adjunct faculty “Directions” show and Harvard’s archival trove about “Opening New Worlds” give cause to leave the apartment and a warm place to stay enlightened through the winter.
Artists are prone to making statements that might leave the average viewer mystified, and Michèle Fandel Bonner is no different. But she has an unstated mission too: to stagger by the sheer amount of effort that goes into collecting and assembling her materials.
Harvard’s Holden Green housing complex got additional patrols from uniformed university police officers last weekend after a resident reported a potential abduction or assault attempt.
Not every store can be open less than a month and yet have roots in the community dating back five decades, but The WoWtlet hasn’t replaced the final Hollywood Express video store near Porter Square so much as it has reclaimed it.
It’s no mistake that “Images of Grief and Healing” is co-curated by Emily Newmann, a therapist who facilitates grieving and art therapy groups, workshops and dinners in Newton, Brighton and Cambridge.
The city has opened a multi-use path at Flagstaff Park, next to and part of Cambridge Common on the Massachusetts Avenue side, that creates a protected, two-way bicycle and pedestrian connection along Massachusetts Avenue near Harvard Square.
The city has added two hours of metered parking between Harvard and Porter squares to aid turnover for businesses – but with potential to affect residents also – in a move telegraphed by similar steps in Kendall, Central and Harvard Squares.
Just as city councillors move for action on enacting beekeeping laws, Cambridge gets another example of what the insects mean to our culture: an exhibition of encaustic prints at Maud Morgan Arts’ Chandler Gallery.
EurekaFest invention celebration and competition; free Lesley University author readings; Smash It Dead music festival; World Juggling Day; and the eighth annual Make Music Harvard Square / Fete de la Musique.
Women who rock (and the people who rock with those women) are having a big month, with the three-day Girls in the Garage festival coming and a 53-band compilation called Keep Safe Boston 2015 available for download now.