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Entre les rangs

Jan 15, 2020 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Boston's Seaport is getting an interactive outdoor art installation for the 2019-20 winter season. First debuted in Montreal, Entre les rangs—which in English means “between the rows”—will be installed from December 9th through February 2nd. Entre les rangs is a tribute to fields of wheat that shimmer in the wind as the seasons pass. The installation’s changing nature – depending on wind, precipitation, light (both natural and artificial) and human interaction – encourages visitors to return....

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Boston Ballet School Open Houses

Jan 8, 2020 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Boston Ballet is inviting families with children between 16 months and age 7 to experience a free class led by professional faculty and learn about Boston Ballet School’s expertly designed curriculum. Classes are held in Boston, Newton, and the Northshore. Make sure to pre-register as space is limited. January 10-16, 2020.

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A Fantastic Investment Story

Bill Browder’s Russian Capitalism Saga

Jan 8, 2020 - Max Osbon ( 7 mins to read)

Red Notice is the incredible story of Bill Browder’s bold journey from young American investor to the largest foreign investor in Russia. This success made him a personal enemy of Russia’s most dangerous oligarchs and public officials. The details are unbelievable and the lessons valuable. The first half of the book focuses on how Bill’s intuition and curiosity led him to a 10,000% return via a...

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Fruits in Decay

Dec 24, 2019 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

This weekend is a good opportunity to experience Fruits in Decay, a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery at the Harvard Museum of Natural History that explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits. It features exquisitely detailed glass botanical models of fruit made by famed glass artist Rudolf Blaschka. On display for the first time in nearly two decades, these models capture—with astonishing realism—the intricacies and strange beauty of fruits in various stages of d...

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The Simple Power of a Favor

From time to time, we write about things that have nothing to do with investing...

Dec 18, 2019 - Max Osbon ( 4 mins to read)

Favors are magic. They solve problems and open doors. They demonstrate loyalty and interest. They strengthen relationships. Simple favors can mean so much for the receiver, but they can also pay huge dividends for the sender. Earlier this year a friend of mine, Alyssa O'Toole, a local entrepreneur who runs Musicians Playground, asked me to take a look into her business to see what can be imp...

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Boston Seaport Beer Run

Dec 18, 2019 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Starting and finishing at the Harpoon Brewery in Boston's Seaport District, City Running Tours is offering a guided running tour at an easy pace through historic sights including the Old North Church and the final resting place of beer Brewer and Patriot Samuel Adams. At the conclusion of the run, water and snacks will be distributed before heading into the Harpoon Brewery for a tour and sampling of some local suds. Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 10:00am

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LOVED BY MANY: THE MUSICAL MEMORIAL PROJECT

Dec 10, 2019 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Honoring loved ones lost to homicide and their families, the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum is hosting an event that is a performance/memorial/dialogue featuring composer Shaw Pong Liu, the Code Listen ensemble of homicide survivors, Boston Police and teen artists, Boston Arts Academy teen dancers, jazz musicians and more. The performance and dialogue will be held in the Courtyard and Calderwood Hall and is free for all (by RSVP only). Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum | Saturday, December 14...

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SoWa Winter Festival

Dec 3, 2019 - Max Osbon ( < 1 minute to read)

Wintertime fun for the whole family can be had at the 5th annual SoWa Winter Festival. Enjoy the biggest winter shopping village and festival in Boston. You'll find the perfect handmade gifts, sip on winter cocktails, and discover the best of the SoWa Art + Design District. Free to attend, the festival includes Boston's best food trucks and live ice sculpting, as well as the galleries, artist studios, and shops that call SoWa home year 'round. SoWa Boston | 450 Harrison AvenueBoston, MA, 0...

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The Big Debt Crisis Article

Dec 3, 2019 - Max Osbon ( 8 mins to read)

Without debt, the majority of people would never be able to own a home. Companies would struggle to build data centers and manufacturing plants. Governments wouldn’t be able to build subway systems, hospitals or highways. No debt means no growth. Still, there are limits. Too much debt, poorly managed, leads to disasters. With this in mind, Ray Dalio and his firm Bridgewater published a massive ...

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