Monday, October 29, 2012

Opening Thursday: SYNAPSE at 35 Channel Center

Kate Gilbert: SYNAPSE
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 1
5:30-7:30 pm at 35 Channel Center

This exhibit is a part of the Fort Point Arts Community's ongoing art lending program with our neighbors at 35 Channel Center.

The work is on display through January of 2013 and can be viewed by appointment.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Saturday: Holiday Wine and Spirits Tasting at Social Wines

Social Wines is having a tasting:


A Pre-Holiday Season Tasting Event!

It's that time of year again when we start thinking about the holidays: Thanksgiving dinner, holiday parties, office functions, gift giving. Let us help you get a head start with a Holiday Tasting Event.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 27
Time: 2pm-4pm (part 1) and 4:30-6:30 (part 2)
Location: Social Wines, 52 W Broadway, Boston, MA

We've invited a bunch of our suppliers to set up tables in our tasting room and sample you on great wines and spirits.
  • Pick wines to pair with holiday foods
  • Explore ideas for festive cocktails
  • Get a head start on your gift list
Each time block will include a different selection of libations so stop by for both parts!

Channel Center Park Charette, Saturday

The BRA, Boston Parks Department and  
Commonwealth Ventures Development Team
Is hosting a Planning Charette
 for the design/ implementation of
the New Channel Center Park

Saturday October 27th
9:00 AM- 12 Noon
10 Channel Center St.
2nd floor

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Saturday at FPAC Open Studios

Better Living Through Levity

Made in Fort Point

Steven Muller

Inside/Outside, 5:15pm

Plenty more going on today (Sunday):

SUNDAY 10.21.12

1pm Lisa Knox
Transforming a Simple Piece of Fabric into a Work of Art, a drawing demonstration 249 A Street, 4th floor

2pm Amy MacDonald
Animation: creating a frame by frame character animation using Adobe Flash 319 A Street

3pm Jenifer Stark
knitting machine and textile art demos 300 Summer Street, 4th floor

4pm Jacob Higginbottom
watercolor demonstration, Midway Studios, 3rd floor

3pm John Cremona & Friends
Psychedelic folk hymns 319 A Street Loading Dock

5:15pm  Inside/Outside featuring Cam Sawzin performing Cello Suite No. 2 Allemande in C Major by J. S. Bach Midway Studios Group Space Saturday&Sunday

Friday, October 19, 2012

Fort Point Open Studios 2012

FPAC’s 33rd Annual Open Studios takes place October 19-21, 2012

Open Studios Events are free to the public, with FREE PARKINGin the Central Parking Lot on Binford Street off of A Street

Explore the historic waterfront warehouses that are home to painters, sculptors, ceramicists, jewelers, performance artists, fashion designers, printmakers, book artists, photographers, and more. Meet local artists and craftspeople, and get a behind the scenes look at where Boston artists create their work.Find established artists, and discover new emerging talents. Stroll, ponder, and browse. Buy original art from the people who make it.
Visitors to Open Studios can explore 10 buildings in the Fort Point neighborhood, plus galleries and creative design shops. All buildings are in easy walking distance of each other.
In addition to the more than 150 artists studios and galleries which will be open, Open Studios features a series of special events
•Artists’ Demonstrations
•Hands-On Activities

As part of this year's open studios, there's a series of Dance Spots.  Be sure to check them out:

Fort Point Open Studios 2012 ScheduleEvents

More details:

Thursday, October 18, 2012

FPAC Members' Show, Opening Receiption Tonight

In conjunction with Fall Open Studios, the FPAC Gallery presents the annual Group Show, with works in all media by more than seventy-five Fort Point artists.

September 28 - October 31
The FPAC Gallery
300 Summer Street
Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
extended hours for Open Studios weekend:
Friday October 19, 9am-7pm
Saturday and Sunday October 20 & 21, 12-6pm

Opening Reception, and kick-off to Open Studios: Thursday October 18th, 5:30-8:30pm

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Deadline to register to vote is today!

If you haven't registered to vote, the deadline is today.  You just need to need to mail in this form (must be postmarked today):

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Live Sounds/Live Films, Thurs, 8pm

Live Sounds/Live Films
Thursday, October 18th at 8pm
Live sound performance by TAPS
followed by

16mm and Super 8 Films by Tara and Gordon Nelson
10 Channel Center St.
Boston, MA 02210



$10 suggested donation


TAPS is drums and drone performed live by Chris Strunk and Brendan Murray. TAPS will be performing with live projections by T&G Nelson.


Scarecrow Man
16mm found footage by T&G
Old film, new narrative

Suzi and Sabina
by T
16mm dual projection
A homemade Warholian "screen test"

Super 8
by T
post-surgery film made under the influence of painkillers

16mm by G
A Romance

Super 8 on 4 projectors
by T
LIVE SOUND made by the audience

16mm on 2 projectors by G
Films from the deep blue sea

In China
Super 8 on 2 projectors
A travel film edited live

Super 8 by G
A travel film with live narration

Shadyside Fragments
Super 8 by G
Pittsburgh memories from the 1990s

60's Teen Dance Party
16mm by G
Psychedelic teenage freak outs

Monday, October 15, 2012

Meeting on School Choice, 10/18

Thursday, October 18
Condon Elementary School
200 D St., South Boston
(Child care is available)

More information available at:

Complete the City of Boston's survey here: