After being roped off for over two years, the weathered statue Omphalos in the pedestrian peninsula by the Harvard Square T stop will be relocated to Rockport, Mass.
Far away from the comforts of home, many of us are flabbergasted when confronted with the basic requirements of acting (and looking) like civilized human beings. This guide will serve as a roadmap to navigating the challenges of taking care of yourself in Cambridge. In the final installment of this four-part series, we will be covering markets for those days when you just can’t stomach another variation of dhall chicken.
Advocates for a Common Toilet, a new coalition comprised of area churches and businesses, is petitioning the city to build a public restroom in Harvard Square.
In classical music, the gender gap persists.
Far away from the comforts of home, many of us are flabbergasted when confronted with the basic requirements of acting (and looking) like civilized human beings. This guide will serve as a roadmap to navigating the challenges of taking care of yourself in Cambridge.
Overall, the concert’s refreshing nature was maximized by its choice of pieces and the fact that, unlike many concerts of similar theme, it was not dominated by the one or two Latin composers who happen to have reached a relatively wide audience. It even chose to exclude the work of Spanish-born Isaac Albeníz, choosing to focus rather on lesser-known modern Central and South American composers.
The playbill of the American Theater Company’s performance of “columbinus”—a show exploring the mass shooting that took place in the Colorado high school in 1999—included a map of all school shootings in the U.S. since Columbine, the shockingly numerous dots like bullet holes through the country. Despite sometimes jarring stylistic shifts, “columbinus,” playing at the Emerson/Paramount Black Box theater until Saturday, presents an emotionally honest and consistently engaging response to a tragic event, thanks to an often-brilliant conceptual script and emotional, generous performances by the two leads.
Atomic bean cafe
Harvard Square has an uncanny ability to attract entertainers of different backgrounds. Unlike Boston’s Faneuil Hall, which admits performers on an audition-only basis and makes them schedule their performance times far in advance, Harvard Square does not discriminate: Performers who have never been in front of an audience before and those who have spent their entire careers in entertainment have equal access to its streets.
Fed up of shopping classes and starting to plan which artists you want to see at Boston Calling this weekend? Flyby can help! If you can’t tell your Flosstradamus from your Deer Tick and you want to study up, here’s Flyby’s very own Boston Calling 101, a quick intro course to some of the upcoming weekend’s acts' most popular songs—because nobody wants to be that person yelling the wrong words super loud from the front row.
Satellite, opening for Lenka at the Middle East Upstairs, had to play a modified set, due to the loss of power and lights midway through their set.