Tag Archives: Arts & Culture

The Damage Done

By Marc D. Goldfinger “Hell is empty and all the devils are here.”—–‘William Shakespeare, The Tempest, act I, scene 2’ Sascha watched the sky as it began to darken. The powdery snow drifted in the wind. She pressed her hand against the window and scraped the ice on the glass with her fingernail. Sascha knew

The Joy That Killed

Fiction by Jacques Fleury Mrs. Hannah Havnoklu, having had a night of nervous sleep, slowly sat up in bed and looked back at her husband, Hans. She smiled at him and got up to go to the bathroom. Today was going to be one of the most joyous days of their life together. They’d been

The Arts Maven

David Fillingham Spare Change News New England Conservatory: Free Concerts Date: October 3, 2011 – 8:00:PM Price: Free Location: NEC’s Jordan Hall New England Conservatory faculty have always enjoyed playing chamber music together, but it was cellist Laurence Lesser —at the time Conservatory President— who transformed these occasional musical evenings into a stellar, regularly occurring

Panhandlers of Harvard Square

[img_assist|nid=551|title=|desc=|link=none|align=center|width=400|height=400] Adam Sennott Spare Change News When most people walk past panhandlers in Harvard Square, they don’t say anything. But for one local artist, a picture says a thousand words. Marc Clamage, an architectural illustrator and painter, drew his first portrait of a panhandler last year. Since then he has completed eight portraits and says