If you’re not a big Halloween fan, make sure you get out and enjoy some of this week’s events, because starting this weekend it’s basically all Halloween all the time for 10 days straight. Or if you love Halloween, you can still dress up this week: like you’re going to a hoedown, drinking pre-Prohibition cocktails, or hitting up one of the city’s hippest dance nights.
Head of the Charles is a gathering of world class athletes, right here in Boston’s own front yard. It’s a different type of athleticism, one that, unlike the Sox or the Pats, we only read in the headlines once every year. More
48,523 cans of nonperishable goods went into the assembly of CANstruction Boston, a new exhibit at BSA Space, on 290 Congress Street. Arranged by a national non-profit of the same name, CANstruction brought together nearly twenty local architectural firms, competing for the People’s and Director’s Choice awards with punishingly elaborate structures (and good-to-slightly-questionable puns about cans). These sculptures will be “de-can-structed” on November 1st, with all cans to be donated to Boston food banks. More
I’d argue there are few things funnier in life than the faces people make when a Green Line trolley on the dreaded B line, seemingly arbitrarily, decides to go express and pass them right by. Beneath furrowed brows, they look both exhausted and resigned. Protest and acceptance together create a sad state of equilibrium in their wrinkles. They are disappointment incarnate, watching their ride to work go on without them. You can almost feel their contempt through the windows. It’s probably raining out too. More
Having broken out in the past year as a new aggregated platform for the latest developments and up-and-comers in contemporary analog photography, Papersafe, backed by the darkroom and film processing aficionados at CatlLABS of JP, has become a fresh perspective in constructing today’s outlook on contemporary photography. Today, they’re proud to present the third in-print installment of the independent publication that encompasses the nature of Papersafe’s underlying mission to be part of a global conversation regarding photography.More