Friday, November 25, 2016

THE ARTIST: MEANS, MEANING, AND IMPACT IN THE 21ST CENTURY

This debate explores how digital technology can be used to tell new stories and create new experiences that are maximally synergistic, powerfully impactful, and complementary with evolving tools and techniques. Tod Machover of the MIT Media Lab will open the event with an artist’s response to the DeVos Institute’s Generation Elsewhere series and a reflection on the most urgent challenges and opportunities facing the intersection of the arts, design, technology, and science over the coming years.


Friday, December 9, 20163 – 5 p.m.
MIT Media Lab (75 Amherst Street, Lecture Hall E14-633, Cambridge, Massachusetts)
Free and open to the public. A reception will follow the debate.

Space is limited! Please visit this link to register!

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

SOWA Winter Festival 2016!!!

SOWA is kicking off the holiday shopping season with an annual 3-day SoWa Winter Festival... and this year is going to be bigger & better than ever!  

They're leaving behind their party tent and graduating to the iconic SoWa Power Station at 540 Harrison. In addition to amping up the decorations, cranking the carols and spreading some holiday cheer; over 100 of the regions best artisans and specialty food vendors will be helping create the biggest winter shopping village Boston has ever seen! From homemade brownies and knitted hats, to xmas trees and mead, they'll have your holiday shopping needs covered! They'll also have new friends from Area Four and Black Magic Coffee warming you up with winter cocktails and hot coffee and a charity gift wrapping station to raise funds for Hearth, Inc. - ending elder homelessness.

But wait ... there's more! Over on Thayer Street (450-460 Harrison) They'll also be playing host to the first ever Wine Riot "Winter Wine Land"! Yes you heard that right! Patrons will be able to sample and learn about an array of wines (for FREE!) inside a huge heated tent as well as purchase glasses and order bottles. Alongside them, you'll be able to enjoy food from 4 of Boston's very best Food Trucks!! Oh and did we mention Thayer street is also home to over 100 one-of-a-kind shops, boutiques, art studios and galleries that will be open for business!

The best news - admission to the SoWa Winter Festival is 100% FREE!!!!

The festivities start on Friday, December 2nd from 5-9pm (coinciding with Boston's largest monthly art crawl, SoWa First Fridays) and is back on Saturday & Sunday, December 3-4 from 11am-5pm!

Happy Holidays!!!!

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