A Cultural Smorgasbord

It was a happy accident that I experienced a cultural smorgasbord within a four-day timespan in March… Every year, I like to try a new art form. This year, the Groupon gods sent me a water marbling (or ebru) class, which was taught at the Turkish Cultural Center. I’d never heard of water marbling. I […]

Bargain Shopping and Beer

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than bargain shopping and drinking beer? I grew up going to garage sales, flea markets, antique markets, you name it. So I was elated to finally make it to the Cambridge Antique Market.             Allen and I spent a couple of hours […]

Theater for All

When I came across reduced tickets to a production of Billy Elliot the Musical, I immediately bought them—not only because I love the film and musical, but also because it was being produced by a theater company that I hadn’t been acquainted with yet. Wheelock Family Theatre is on the campus of Wheelock College. The […]

Lamplighter and Lilypad

I went to a new brewery and a new (to me) music venue the other day. Lamplighter Brewing Company is a hip little spot in Cambridge. A small taproom is connected to its brewery. And there is a “cafe” within the taproom. Genius! You can get good coffee and good beer in the same place. […]

A Glimpse of the Roadie Life

One of my favorite pastimes is seeing live music. I’ve often wondered what life would be like as a roadie. Different towns every night, sometimes the same songs played every night. Well, I had a glimpse of the roadie life last month, when I saw Guster play four nights in a row. I’ve never been […]