The island of Curacao, located in the Caribbean just off the coast of Venezuela, represents a unique melding of cultures. The native inhabitants, the Amerindian Arawaks, migrated from South America 6,000 years ago. Latin American influence is still an essential part of the nation. In the 16th century, the Netherlands colonized the island, bringing their…Read More
“Georgia O’Keeffe: Art, Image, Style” finishes off its exhibition tour at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA. The show, on view through April 1, juxtaposes O’Keeffe’s clothing with her paintings and photographs taken throughout her lifetime. The artist was a talented seamstress and made many of her own garments. Though minimalistic in style, they…Read More
I’ve been hankering after a taste of Paris lately but haven’t had the funds to jet across the Atlantic. Instead, I took a Greyhound to Montreal. All the European charm, without the price tag. Where to Stay I stayed at Hotel Chrome, a budget spot about a ten minute walk from the bus station. It’s…Read More
From left to right: 1) Famous street art from my recent trip to Iceland. 2) The only thing more exhilarating than my travels is getting to come home here. 3) More art in Iceland! Stay tuned for a full guide. 4) Samson Projects closes after this month’s exhibit so get there fast. 5) I’ll take champagne on the Greenway any day. 6) I…Read More
From left to right: 1) Going off-brand for some weekend beer flights. 2) Takeout from Yankee Lobster at the ICA. 3) This reporter is always on duty. 4) Fort Point exhibit on Congress Street. 5) Staying fueled up. 6) The Parish Cafe onion rings are to die for.
This is the first time I’ve ever used this word, but the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum was lit last night. That’s right, the former home of 19th century firecracker pulled out all the stops for their Third Thursday party. I’ve often, shamefully, relegated the Gardner to the bottom of my artistic to-do list. The main…Read More