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Tom Rakewell (Ben Bliss) falls captive to Mother Goose’s ladies (Photography by T Charles Erickson © T Charles Erickson Photography).

Tom Rakewell (Ben Bliss) falls captive to Mother Goose’s ladies (Photography by T Charles Erickson © T Charles Erickson Photography).


Boston Lyric Opera presents The Rake’s Progress

A new production by director Allegra Libonati illuminates the Cutler Majestic’s historic stage and house with a tale at once simple and profound.


Fixed/Fluxed

Fixed/Fluxed Installation by Thu Kim Vu


Far from Foolish: Family Fun at the Festival of Fools

By Meghan Richter Image: “Festival Host BCA’s Current Exhibition: Thu Kim Vu’s Fixed/Fluxed” Driving through the green mountains of Vermont is always a treat, especially in the summer when the city of Burlington is vibrant with engaging activity. This past weekend’s temperatures were about 75 degrees on average, sunny and breezy — the perfect escape […]


Connecticut DIY

Photos from Meghan Richter's weekend in Connecticut.


Connecticut DIY Scene

Making Waves in New London & Hartford By Meghan Richter When I pulled into the parking lot at Sailfest 2016 last weekend, the town fair energy gave me a sense of the atmosphere of New London. The downtown area only spanned a few blocks, and the ocean breeze drifted loftily through the sweltering heat. Just […]


Dark Matter in front of an installation piece by Randal Thurston entitled "The Counting House,” 2016, hand cut paper.

Dark Matter in front of an installation piece by Randal Thurston entitled "The Counting House,” 2016, hand cut paper.


South Shore Indie Music Festival at Fuller Craft Museum

By Meghan Richter BROCKTON (June 11, 2016) —Rain or shine, the show must go on! That was definitely the case at this year’s South Shore Indie Music Festival. This event was nuanced, and included live music, crafting and a beautiful natural setting. When the rain washed performers, viewers, and vendors alike into the museum, the […]



AS “HOT LIST” Distribution Sites

Find out where to pick up the latest copy!* While Artscope is available in 700+ locations throughout New England, this list identifies distribution sites which have a large number of copies available to the public!   CONNECTICUT Greenwich, CT Bruce Museum | 1 Museum Drive C. Parker Gallery | 17 E. Putnam Avenue Flinn Gallery […]


The Beatles with Ed Sullivan, February 9, 1964. Photograph ©The Estate of Bill Eppridge.

The Beatles with Ed Sullivan, February 9, 1964. Photograph ©The Estate of Bill Eppridge.


SIX DAYS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

It was, inarguably, one of those moments in which everything changed. On February 9, 1964, The Beatles played on the Ed Sullivan Show for the first time, setting Beatlemania into full gear and sparking a cultural shift that still echoes today. Photojournalist Bill Eppridge documented the Fab Four’s first tour of the United States for Life magazine, taking “Three thousand images on 90 rolls of film” — only four of which ended up being printed in the publication at the time.


Federico Fresi (center) and Boston Ballet in John Neumeier’s “Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler” (photo by Rosalie O’Connor, courtesy of Boston Ballet).

Federico Fresi (center) and Boston Ballet in John Neumeier’s “Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler” (photo by Rosalie O’Connor, courtesy of Boston Ballet).


Boston Ballet presents Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler at the Boston Opera House

The “Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler,” choreographed by the renowned John Neumeier and performed on Thursday, October 22, by the Boston Ballet on the stage of the Boston Opera House, brought the audience repeatedly to their feet with cheering, clapping and foreign-sounding cries of approval.


Finding Fay cover


Finding Fay Festival

The Finding Fay Festival, which takes place September 10 through 15, celebrates the life and spirit of local artist and philanthropist Fay Chandler with a series of events, memorials and concerts.


Pick up the latest copy of artscope today!

Pick up the latest copy of artscope today!


AS “HOT LIST” Distribution Sites

Find out where to pick up the latest copy!* While Artscope is available in 700+ locations throughout New England, this list identifies distribution sites which have a large number of copies available to the public!               CONNECTICUT Greenwich, CT Bruce Museum | 1 Museum Drive C. Parker Gallery | […]


Colin Byrne, "One Eye."

Colin Byrne, "One Eye," currently on view at Artifactory.


Wanderlust: Alternative Burlington, Vermont

Burlington, one of the cultural hubs of Vermont, doesn’t fall short in its share of art galleries. However, throughout the town there are many nontraditional spaces for art worth exploring during a visit or a casual weekend outing. Even in the midst of a daily routine, art is around you.