Miss A Columnist

Erika W. Smith is a Midwest transplant who has fallen in love with Boston. After graduating from Boston University in May, she decided to put her journalism degree to use by writing about Boston’s arts and culture scene.
She has had stories featured on boston.com and in London’s *Hair* magazine, among other publications.

Free Fun Fridays At Boston Museums With The Highland Street Foundation

JFK Library and Museum

Summer in Boston means weekends on the Cape, long strolls through the Common, and the latest summer fashions on Newbury Street. Summer is also the perfect time to dip in to Boston’s cultural attractions – and with Free Fun Fridays, the Highland Street Foundation is ready to help.

Each Friday this summer, select museums […]

Alex Katz Prints At The Museum Of Fine Arts Boston

Red Coat, 1983 Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna Photograph © Albertina, Vienna; Peter Ertl. Art © 2011 Alex Katz/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

If you’ve been outside this summer, you’ve probably seen them: the posters. Plastered around the city, the posters are quickly becoming as inextricable a part of Boston’s summer landscape as tourist groups in matching T-shirts or ads for iced coffee. But unlike the countless images of mocha-filled glasses, these ads might make you stop […]

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Center Heist In Boston

Manet, Chez Tortoni, 1878–1880 Oil on canvas, 26 x 34 cm. Courtesy of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Center

With an FBI search of an alleged mobster’s home in May, speculation over Whitey Bulger’s involvement, and a fresh grand jury probe, the infamous Isabella Stewart Gardner art heist once again making headlines. Twenty-two years after thirteen works of art were taken from the museum, let’s take a look at one of the most […]

Kelley For Ellie Fashion Show At Boston Harbor Hotel

Kelley Tuthill and Susan Wornick, WCVB-TV Channel 5 at last year’s Kelley for Ellie Event (Photo Credit: Ellie Fund)

“Fun, Fashion and Fundraising” – what could be better? On June 4, Kelley for Ellie will present their sixth annual fashion show and fundraising event to raise money for families battling breast cancer. With fabulous cocktails, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, delicious desserts, prize drawings and, of course, gorgeous fashions, Ellie Fund fundraises in style.