Arts & Entertainment

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Mummies! Pharaohs! Ancient Treasures!

A Secret Museum Hidden Within Harvard University

Sarcophagus at the Harvard Semetic Museum

I found the Harvard Semitic Museum by accident while walking behind the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. I saw the free admission sign and was surprised by the ancient treasures I found inside. Semitic is the word for languages and cultures of the ancient near east. You can see artifacts from the Israelite, Phoenician, Egyptian, Aramaean, Babylonian, Arab and many more cultures.

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Stars Are Falling From the Sky

and Landing on Mass Ave. Catch one while you can.

See Cereus, a huge starfish shaped parachute balloon created by Otto Piene.

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Engendered Opening Reception

CAMBRIDGE – Lesley University Bachelor of Fine Arts students were invited to create and showcase art pieces revolving around the theme of gender and to generate continued dialogue about gender.

The show’s name, Engendered, is a verb defined as giving rise to a feeling, situation or condition. The artists featured took this prompt and created a vast array of pieces from a variety of mediums including clay, photography, video and fabric.

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A Sneak Peek inside Dark Room

Bridge Repertory Theater Offers Interactive, Behind-the-Scenes Workshop into Process of World Premiere Play

Bridge Repertory Theater invites play lovers and novices alike to go behind-the-scenes and inside-the-process with an interactive look at the development of Dark Room, a world premiere production inspired by the life, death and photography of Francesca Woodman, featuring a cast of 25 women.

At the sneak peek, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22, workshop-goers will meet playwright George Brant, director Olivia D'Ambrosio and members of the all-female cast.

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Beeswax is Best

Or Is It?

Burning a beeswax candle is as ancient as Egypt and as religious as the Catholic Church. The proprietor of Luna & Stars Apothecary, Sharon Preziosi Sciuto, demonstrates how easy and satisfying it is to make your own beeswax candles.

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Keith Mascoll, strength, courage and healing through revelation!

Actor, activist Keith Mascoll puts his personal art front and center.

Cambridge born and raised actor Keith Mascoll has portrayed numerous protagonists during his acting career.

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Portraits and Power Opening Reception

CAMBRIDGE – The first floor of Lesley University’s Sherrill Library was buzzing with energy on Thursday evening as students, faculty and Cambridge locals alike came to celebrate the opening reception of Portraits and Power.
Lesley University College of Art and Design seniors Rocky Cotard and Mosheh Tucker curated an exhibition featuring their most recent portrait paintings.

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What’s Going On At The Lilypad?

1353 Cambridge Street – Inman Square

I don’t know how many times I’ve been standing outside the Lilypad in Inman Square and someone walks by and says, “What goes on in here?” Well I know what goes on in there, but let me introduce you, dear passerby, to the Lilypad.

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Purr-fection: Getting Your Black Panther Fix

Marveling at Cambridge's New England Comics Catalog

NeighborMedia stopped by New England Comic's Harvard Square location to ask what they anticipate in terms of customer traffic after the opening weekend of the Disney release of Marvel comics Black Panther. New England Comics is located at 14A Eliot St, Cambridge, MA. Neighbor Media journalist Maurice Wilkey stopped by for a few minutes to interview with Hannah, New England Comic's store manager of their Harvard Square location.

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2018 - Year of the Dog

Fighting for What You Believe In

I am an enthusiast of the esoteric. In my younger day, I searched the stars to find the meaning of my own life. But now, I read the tea-leaves looking for any sign that the Trump administration will end abruptly, and America will find its way out of the hand basket to hell.