Articles by Micaela Kimball


Photo By Joan Hathaway Club Passim’s Manager Matt Smith passes at least three other music venues on his mile walk home from Harvard Square. If he were to walk in the other direction, down Mass Ave. toward Central Square, he would hit about eight more venues in roughly the same distance. And if he were […]

Visual Vibrations

If you’ve recently been out in Boston’s dance or contemporary art scenes, you may have noticed some interesting visuals accompanying your resident DJs. “VJing” is both up-and-coming and a throwback to disco-era visual projections. It’s part tech, part art and all full-body experience. This all out arts and technology experience has become increasingly popular at some […]

Seasonal Café Guide

Baby, it’s cold outside—not to mention slippery, treacherous and just plain gross. In the spirit of keeping toasty, we’re taking a look back at Micaela’s guide to winter warmers. It’s difficult to walk down any main thoroughfare in Cambridge without passing by at least one local coffee shop. From engineers to academics, caffeine is in […]

SCOUT OUT: Elizabeth Addison’s This is Treatment

“When I was an addict, I didn’t know how to access the creativity in me. I was passionate about it, but afraid of it,” says Elizabeth Addison, a local playwright currently writing and producing her own musical — This Is Treatment — about women and addiction. The play is the debut for Reviving Visions Theatre […]

The Beat of Cambridge: African Drumming and Dance

As part of The Beat of Cambridge series, here’s the extended online version of our Scout Out on African Drumming, which appeared in the September / October print edition of Scout Cambridge. Take a stroll down Mass Ave. on any given night and you will be able to feel the energy of African drumming streaming from […]

Q&A: MC Kabir and The Dub Down

London-born, Cambridge-raised hip hop artist, MC Kabir, describes his music as “a never ending journey of personal observation in song form with rhythm.” His art is inspiring not just from a musical standpoint, but from a literary one as well. Perhaps that’s why his most recent album, “Olympic Gold,” currently ranks No. 4 on the […]