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  • December 09, 2014

    Off the Wall

    Off the Wall  by Jacqueline Houton

    The titans of 20th-century art didn’t confine their work to canvas. That’s clear from the fashions and furnishings featured in Artist Textiles: Picasso to Warhol..… More>

  • October 12, 2014

    Booking It

    Booking It by Jacqueline Houton

    Persistence paid off for Deborah Porter. “We’ve been trying to get Doris Kearns Goodwin to the festival for years,” says the founder of the Boston Book Festival, whose sixth annual installment brings more than 50 free events—including a history keynote from the Pulitzer-winning Goodwin—to Copley Square Oct. 23-25… More>

  • September 09, 2014

    Swiss Kicks

    Swiss Kicks by Jacqueline Houton

    Smart Swiss design doesn’t stop at Swatches and pocketknives… More>

  • July 28, 2014

    Beer for Beethoven

    Beer for Beethoven by Jacqueline Houton

    Classical music isn't confined to the concert hall. Lately, we’ve heard it performed in local bars and living rooms, and this Wednesday brings sweet strains to some new terrain: a brewery. … More>

  • April 25, 2014

    Cali Comforts

    Cali Comforts  by Jacqueline Houton

    Mad Men’s California sojourns have been a bit of a downer. A sunnier take on the state at midcentury waits at the Peabody Essex Museum in California Design, 1930-1965: Living in a Modern Way. On view through July 6, the exhibit features 250-plus objects—a sleek 1964 Studebaker Avanti, bathing suits made from parachute silk, an ice crusher that looks like a weapon wielded by a comic book hero, early Barbie dolls, cheery ceramics, clean-lined furniture and other mementos of movements that aimed to democratize design, uniting craft and mas… More>

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