Andrea Shea

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What The Heck Is Natural Wine? Here's A Taste

Friday, February 12, 2016

Natural wines can be off-putting at first: perhaps darker than usual, a little fizzy or cloudy. Some find them charming, others unsophisticated. Here's a guide to this trending, quirky style of wine.


Boston Museum Acquires First Painting Frida Kahlo Ever Sold

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Kahlo painted Dos Mujeres (Salvadora y Herminia) in 1928 and sold it in 1929. Conservators at the Museum of Fine Arts say the maids in the portrait may have cared for Kahlo after a violent car crash.


Kennedy Center Recognizes Conductor Who Enlivened American Stage

Sunday, December 06, 2015

When Seiji Ozawa joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1973, he caused a sensation, and helped pave the way for people of color in orchestras.


Boston Museum Exhibit Celebrates Legacy Of Black Mountain College

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Black Mountain College was only open for 24 years, but it helped foment the work of several artists, musicians, dancers and filmmakers, including John Cage, Merce Cunningham and Cy Twombly. Now it's the subject of the first major museum retrospective at Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art.


'Waitress' Serves Dark, Funny Fare With A Musical Twist (And A Side Of Pie)

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The musical was adapted from a 2007 indie film starring Keri Russell. It follows a diner waitress who pours her churning emotions about her abusive marriage into creatively named pies.


Survival Of The Greenest Beer? Breweries Adapt To A Changing Climate

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Breweries are grappling with more weather extremes — heat waves, snowy winters, heavy rains and drought. Many are coming up with creative ways to adjust to their changing environments.


A 25-Year-Old Opera Composer Who Does It All

Thursday, June 04, 2015

At age 11, Matthew Aucoin memorized and performed at a piano all of Mozart's Marriage of Figaro. As one of his own operas debuts, some critics are calling him the next big thing.


Father Of Modern Iranian Sculpture Gets First U.S. Show In Nearly 40 Years

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Parviz Tanavoli's calligraphy-inspired figures helped revive sculpture as an art form in Iran. Now, Wellesley College's Davis Museum is giving American viewers a chance to see his work.


Watch Your Back, Kale. Kelp Is Gunning For The Veggie Du Jour Title

Thursday, March 19, 2015

With a little help, scientists say that seaweed growing along the Maine and New Hampshire coasts could become the "kale of the sea." The first step is teaching chefs and consumers how to enjoy it.


Brewers Gone Wild: Taming Unpredictable Yeast For Flavorful Beer

Friday, January 23, 2015

A handful U.S. craft brewers are reviving an age-old way of making beer that was practically unthinkable a decade ago. Welcome to the wacky world of Brett, a local yeast that can impart funky flavors.


A Bicentennial For Boston's Handel And Haydn Society

Saturday, December 13, 2014

The group gave the first U.S. performance of Handel's Messiah, and still plays it today. Yet the ensemble has constantly evolved.


Inhalable Chocolate? Ingestible Ideas From A Lab For The Senses

Sunday, November 09, 2014

A real-life Willy Wonka invites scientists, designers, composers, artists and chefs to collaborate on novel foods and other cultural confections.


How One Poet's 'Genius Grant' Became A Gift To Future Generations

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Amy Clampitt was named a MacArthur genius in 1992. Today, the home she bought with her award money is used to house rising poets in tuition-free residencies.


Can Finishing A Big Bowl Of Ramen Make Dreams Come True?

Friday, July 25, 2014

At his ramen shop in Cambridge, Mass., chef Tsuyoshi Nishioka wants customers to follow their dreams. His philosophy? If you can finish a bowl of his ramen, you can accomplish anything in life.


After Decades In Storage, Damaged Rothko Murals Get High-Tech Restoration

Friday, July 11, 2014

In the early 1960s, abstract artist Mark Rothko created five murals for a penthouse dining room at Harvard University. By the late '70s they were trashed — sun-faded and splattered with cocktails.


The Forgotten Pictures Of A Music Photography Pioneer

Monday, May 12, 2014

Jim Cummins was one of the few African-American photographers working in superstar rock, shooting everyone from Jimi Hendrix to Sonny & Cher. Along the way, he forgot about more than 2,500 negatives.


In New Exhibit, Running Shoes Are Potent Symbol Of Boston Bombing

Monday, April 07, 2014

Mourners left more than 600 pairs of sneakers at the site, shoes that held deeply personal meanings for runners before the race.


Civil War's First African-American Infantry Remembered In Bronze

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Boston's Shaw Memorial depicts the 54th Massachusetts Regiment, which was crushed 150 years ago in South Carolina. It took American sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens 14 years to complete the Boston Common landmark.


Small-Town Audio Geeks Bring Big Sounds To The Dance Floor

Sunday, July 07, 2013

Fulcrum Acoustic speakers are in some of the hottest clubs in Hollywood, Vegas and Singapore. They're also in Bible-Belt churches and Disney World. Joan Baez uses them for her stage r...