Hollywood Glamour: MFA Shows Off New Threads

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The Stock Market Crash, the Great Depression and World War II were defining characteristics of America in the 1930s and 1940s. The dispiriting ring to these events forced U.S. citizens out of their Roaring Twenties daydream and back into rigid reality, setting the stage for one glitzy anecdote: it was Hollywood to the rescue. “Films...continue reading




Boston Ballet Kicks Off New Season

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At the end of last month, Mikko Nissinen — artistic director of the Boston Ballet — ushered in the company’s 2014-15 season with his rendition of “Swan Lake”, which had its final curtain call this weekend. Missed it? No worries, devoted fans and dabblers in classical and contemporary ballet alike can find their stylistic niche...continue reading