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Gay Secrets of the MFA tour unearths the museum's queer art

By Kaylin Wu

Staff Writer

On Wednesday, Feb. 28, Oscar Wilde Tours will be hosting a fun and informative tour focusing on LGBT themes underlying many famous works at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) in Boston. 278 more words

Simmons College

2018-02-20 It Takes Heart

What? What takes heart?.. Pretty much everything in life. Really, for us mammals, we can’t live without it but that’s the literal translation of course. I dwell a lot in metaphorical spaces. 964 more words


So You’re Waiting to Hear Back from MFA Programs: Post Application Advice With Rachel Heng

Image: Jeroen François

For the next two months we’ll be asking some of our first year contributors to talk about the post application period and how they dealt with it last year. 837 more words


Poetry Can Be Taught—Are You Up for the Challenge?

To call a piece of art poetry is one of the greatest compliments you can pay. That sonata is poetry. That sentence is poetry. Your face is poetry. 1,213 more words

In Sickness and in Health

Three weeks ago, I made a midnight visit to the A&E. I twisted my ankle in an incident covered here, and after trying to sleep it off, I began to fear losing my foot. 411 more words

Master Classes In Interior Design

Book Review: Melissa Febos' Abandon Me

Abandon Me (Memoirs) by Melissa Febos

Raw. Vulnerable. Intelligent. Insightful.

Didn’t I use these same words for her first book Whip Smart? Yes, and Febos has built upon that first book by offering us another look into her life in a way that is just as honest. 536 more words


From an old San Martian: This stings just a bit...

I was one of several hundred volunteers from around San Marcos and what was then SOUTHWEST Texas State University who pitched in to help build the roughly half-acre children’s play area in San Marcos that came to called, simply, Playscape. 1,157 more words