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Greek God Dionysus Returns as ‘Diane’ to Confront Climate Change

FF2 Guest post by Megan Hennessey

Before the pandemic, I struggled to find American theaters that recorded their productions and made them available online. I wanted to watch plays coming out of New York, Chicago, or Los Angeles without having to book a plane ticket and hotel room. (While I am aware of BroadwayHD, a streaming service that brings Broadway productions to you with the ease of your latest Netflix movie, I haven’t explored it further.read more.

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Burlesque Performers Keep Strutting Through the Pandemic

FF2 Guest post by Megan Hennessey

When the pandemic first hit in 2020, many artists and performers had to rethink how they connected with their audiences. Burlesque was no different. Performers got creative. 

For readers who are new to burlesque, this art form (which dates back to the 17th century) often focuses on striptease performances that emphasize the “tease.”read more.

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Discover New-to-You Artists in Boston MFA’s Show ‘Women Take the Floor’

Guest Post by Megan Hennessey

A few weeks ago, when I stepped into the Women Take the Floor exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) in Boston, I was met with a question: Can you name five women artists?

I scrolled through my memory of street artists I follow, of photographers whose work I enjoyed. I only got to three.read more.

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