Articles by Lilly Milman


Reanimating Community with AniMAtic

The animation community in Greater Boston is bigger than many people realize—a misperception that’s due to a lack of communication among creators, according to animators Alex Salsberg and Ian Connell. That dynamic is what they’re trying to solve with AniMAtic Boston, a Somerville-based event series and online community. Salsberg and Connell became interested in building […]


Fifty States, One Documentary

Somerville resident Michelle Wax, a self-proclaimed lover of America, got the idea to discover what truly makes Americans happy right after the Fourth of July this year. How is she going to find out? By traveling to all 50 states and interviewing any and every person she can find. The 28-year-old “three-time entrepreneur” became interested […]


‘Are You Buying?’ Explores the Price of Advertising

Catherine Siller is used to commanding the attention of people around her—especially on harsh truths they might not often face. The Somerville-based dancer and multimedia performance artist interrogates beauty standards in her newest work, “Are You Buying?,” which will be performed in an empty storefront window by Downtown Crossing. The theatrical piece combines an interpretive […]