Homing in on Dickinson’s poems
- A teen’s “Little White House Project” displays the poems of Emily Dickinson in an innovative manner on the property of a museum about her in Amherst.
(MATTHEW CAVANAUGH FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)
Herbert Lee, business executive, arts patron; at 97
- As a top executive and owner, Herbert C. Lee guided shoe companies in New England and across the country, and he oversaw factories around the world.
Art therapy: A way to tell their stories
- The work of more than 25 artists, some with mental, emotional or intellectual limitations, adorns Mercantile Bank’s recently renovated Fenway branch office.
Boston crafts show spotlights steampunk designers
- The Craftboston Spring Show puts the focus on steampunk craft, design, and artists.
Ghosts of artists past
- At the MacDowell artists’ colony in New Hampshire, there is a sense that the eminent creators who came there before remain beside you.
Citi Performing Arts Center plans to reopen Colonial Theatre
- The Citi Performing Arts Center, which already operates the Wang and Shubert theaters, plans to add another member to its downtown family: the 110-year-old Colonial Theatre, which has been dark since July.
What to do this weekend
- Making plans? Short on ideas? No worries. See June Wulff’s picks for the top things to do around the Hub this weekend. Now get out and go to it!
Scenes from Somerville PorchFest 2011
- If you were strolling around Somerville Saturday afternoon, chances are you heard the sweet and maybe strange sounds of more than 75 musicians and bands played al fresco in the city’s first PorchFest.
Huntington Theatre gets $10 million gift
- At a time when arts organizations nationwide have been struggling with shaky funding, the Huntington Theatre Company has received the largest gift in its 29-year history: $10 million in endowment funding from the Calderwood Charitable Foundation.