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Postcards to Maud...Please Forward

Big Works in Small Spaces at the Chandler Gallery

Where you’d typically see the big, bold letters of “Greetings From…” or an endearing “Wish You Were Here,” there are stunning oil still lifes, surreal portraits or a textural collage made entirely of green circles.

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Das Ist Gut!

Coffee House Literature at CCAE

German Class at CCAE by Skip Schiel

By Paul Sayed

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Listening to Cambridge - Part 1: North Cambridge

First in a series of soundwalks in different neighborhoods in our fair city

North Cambridge Corner Map

I've enjoyed creating soundscapes around Cambridge for several years, including Cambridge Heals Together and Cambridge Riverfest Soundscape..Attending a fascinating conference at the MIT Community Innovators Lab (CoLab) entitied "

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Summer of Hell

The Rebuilding of Wellington-Harrington

I made the mistake of googling my opening line “everything happens at once,” and became completely distracted with the physicists' theory that “The concept of time is simply an illusion made up of human memories, everything that has ever been and ever will be is happening

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Vally D is a Comedian

I haven’t seen the most comedy of anyone ever, but I have seen a lot. I’m a tough audience and that is not because my standards are too high, but more a reflection of America’s descent into mediocrity. That being said, I consider Standup Comedy to be one of the hardest art forms out there.

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Introducing the "Sidewalk Buttler"

A Cigarette Butt Receptacle

While strolling around Salem, MA, Emily Wieja, a member of the Cambridge Citizens for Smokers’ Rights political action group, came across a nifty public ashtray for the disposal of cigarette butts called, the Sidewalk Buttler.

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Brattle Street Becomes Parking Lot

Bike Safety Effort Creates Visual Eyesore

Newly installed bike lanes on Brattle Street may prompt residents and visitors alike to rename it Brattle Street Parking Lot.

 

Instead of strolling down a tree-lined street with views of Radcliffe Yard and stately homes, what you first see from the west side of the street is two rows of parked cars.  As of Tuesday, July 11, the two-way bike lane stretched to Mason Street, but plans call for it to end at Eliot Street. 

 

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Not for Nothin' - Cambridge Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Loving vs. State of Virginia

laws against interracial marriage struck down

Fifty years ago, on June 12, 1967, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that laws against interracial marriage are unconstitutional. 

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Cambridge Arts River Festival 2017

Seven performance stages, interactive arts activities, food, art market, and a beautiful day marked this annual festival

The Cambridge Arts Annual River Festival offered a beautiful June day along the Charles River in East Cambridge, and seven performance stages showcasing music, dance, theatre, and poetry. All kinds of food, a crafts market, interactive arts activities, jugglers, magicians, and roving artworks added to the festivity of the day. Here are just a few highlights.

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Cambridge Open Studios 2017 - This Weekend!

Explore arts all across Cambridge May 13 & 14 noon to 6pm with FREE performances, demonstrations, and open doors to studios and common venues.

Cambridge Open Studios Brochure 2017

"The ninth annual Cambridge Open Studios gives residents and visitors a wonderful opportunity to meet artists and see their work all across the city this weekend." says Jason Weeks, Executive Director of the Cambridge Arts Council. "We have so many artists working in our city all year round, and this event gives them an opportunity to open their doors to the community and share their work."