The down side of upsizing Boston’s music venues

New Balance World Headquarters is the anchor for the Boston Landing development, which is soon to include addition of a 3,500-capacity music hall. OPINION: It may be hypocrisy for an advocate of the arts to find fault with adding more music venues in a city that is having trouble keeping ones it has. While I … Continue reading The down side of upsizing Boston’s music venues

A classical gas (and the road here)

The ineffable Mina Kim beams during her doctoral recital last night at NEC's Brown Hall. OPINION: Most of my Shrove Tuesdays are spent draped in beads and feathers, parading with a brass band somewhere in musical observance of Mardi Gras. Yesterday, I opted for a far different but no less celebratory evening: going to Brown … Continue reading A classical gas (and the road here)