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The Jungle Book Lights Up the Huntington

September 05, 2013, 3:45 PM
Akash Chopra (Mowgli) and Usman Ally (Bagheera) in Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman’s new musical adaption of The Jungle Book (Photo credit: Liz Lauren)

Many of us are familiar with the 1967 Disney movie The Jungle Book, which tells the story of Mowgli, a young boy raised by animals in the jungles of India. The story has inspired a new musical opening this weekend at the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston.

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ARTery: An Art Space For All in Providence, RI

August 29, 2013, 3:35 PM
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Max Van Pelt: Extraction (2012, courtesy of the artist)

AS220 was founded in 1985 by a collective of artists with a manifesto and budget of just $800, and it has since blossomed into a multifaceted home for uncensored, community-centered art.

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At The Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston-Area Muslims Reflect On The Quran

August 22, 2013, 3:47 PM
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Qur'an in a leather satchel, Northern Nigeria, Late 19th century, Denman Waldo Ross Collection (Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Rare and ancient Quran pages are on display at the Museum of Fine Arts right now, in an exhibit called “Sacred Pages: Conversations About The Quran.”

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What Michelangelo Didn’t Want You To See

June 14, 2013, 10:00 AM
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Project for the Façade of San Lorenzo in Florence Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian (Florentine), 1475–1564) 1516 Black chalk, pen and ink with brown wash *Florence, Casa Buonarroti, inv. 45 A *Organized by the Muscarelle Museum of Art at The College of William & Mary in Virginia *Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Courtesy)

What you may not know, is that the genius of Michelangelo goes beyond painting, fresco and sculpture and extends into the fields of architecture, engineering, and drawing.

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MASS MoCA: Always Worth The Drive

June 13, 2013, 2:28 PM
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Xu Bing's Phoenix (Hideo Sakata/Mass MoCA)

When you walk into the Mass MoCA, you are immediately struck by it’s size, it’s soaring ceilings. What you may not know is that the history of the building spans some two hundred years of economic and industrial development in New England.

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The Story Behind This Image

April 26, 2013, 3:39 PM
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Courtesy of Boston Magazine

Visual imagery continues to play a key role in the Boston Marathon story. But now, we’re seeing images of healing, and solidarity. One of the most arresting of these images appears on the cover of the latest issue of Boston Magazine.


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