In the second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2015, the NEA has awarded a grant to The Fenway Alliance to deepen the experience of its annual Opening Our Doors festival through an intergenerational Opening Our Doors Arts Residency program (OAR). In partnership with local underserved youth and seniors, OAR uses the arts to engender deeper conversation and connection among participants. Two talented local artists and one talented local architect, Aithan Shapira, Norah Dooley, and Kim Poliquin, respectively, will lead […]
Monday June 1st The Cultural Work of the Serial in US Literature 12 PM / Free / Massachusetts Historical Society This project gives an overview of serial fiction in the early republic and explores its particular uses and features. What role did seriality play in the lives of authors, writers, and editors? Why did so many authors turn to the form at this point in time? How did publishing technologies influence its popularity? This talk will explore how this evolving […]
Videos from the Second annual PreXFenway are available now. Hear this year’s finalists talk about gentrification, improv comedy as a tool of for creative growth, the changing nature of philanthropy among Millennials, the connection between neuroscience, music and cultural understanding, and more.
Congratulations to our PreXFenway winners Deepti Navaratna, Haril Pandya, and Bette Ann Libby! All three will speak at TEDxFenway: Agitate/Innovate/Evolve on Tuesday, May 19 at Berklee College of Music.
Friday May 1st Psychology Department Colloquium 3 PM / Northeastern University / 215 Shillman Lecture: Dr. George Sperling, Distinguished Professor from the University of California, Irvine, Cognitive Sciences Department, and Member of the National Academy of Sciences, will be giving a talk entitled “Deriving computational models for temporal, spatial, and feature attention.” The Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble 8 PM / Free / The Boston Conservatory / The Boston Conservatory Theatre Conductor Eric Hewitt: NELSON: Rocky Point Holiday, VARÈSE: Déserts, FULMER: […]
Panelists George Thrush, Dean of NEU School of Architecture; Janet Oberto, Brand Strategist for Selbert Perkins; Rachel Hampton, Architect at Goody Clancy; Toni Gaspard, Community Liaison of the First Church of Christ, Scientist; Matt Hincman, Professor at MassArt; Kim Poliquin, Architect at Brian Healy Architects; Murray Dewart of the Boston Sculptors Group; and Jean Kim, Architect at Shepley Bulfinch joined Moderator Kelly Brilliant, ED of the Fenway Alliance for a spirited discussion on the purpose and value of temporary public […]