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Finding Room for Art

Abandoned buildings laid the groundwork for Somerville’s artists, but as rents rise and space fills up, what’s next for the art community? The vibrant arts scene in Somerville, which has defined the modern era of the city and made it a cultural destination, has been nourished over the years by studio communities established in abandoned […]

SCOUT PICK: Art, Tech and Virtual Reality Meet in “Interdisciplinary”

“We’re not all on a straight and narrow path, us creative people,” Danielle Festa laughs. “You do a little bit of what you’re passionate about, you do a little bit of what’s practical to make money.” Festa is the founder of Creative Living Works, an online networking and skill-sharing platform where people in different creative industries share […]