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HUBweek Co-Founder Linda Henry Previews Festival Events21:27

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Imagine the Fenway area right before a Red Sox game. It's crowded, bright with street lights and billboards, loud with fans and ticket scalpers.

Now, imagine what it would be like completely dark, with art everywhere.

"We're taking over Lansdowne Street, we're turning the lights off, and all of the art is being projected onto the walls, onto the buildings," says Linda Henry, managing director of The Boston Globe — the newspaper that her husband, John Henry, owns — along with the Boston Red Sox. She's also co-founder of HUBweek, which begins Saturday. "And so, it's this incredibly immersive art experience that's our voice, that's our artists. They actually did this thing...they kept banging on the back of the Green Monster, and they sound-mapped it to figure out what notes were where and it's going to be played like a giant drum. And, there's going to be other instruments and light and streamers, and it's going to be just a phenomenal thing."

HUBweek is Boston's first week-long festival designed to highlight the city's strengths at the confluence of science, art and technology. WBUR is the media partner.


Linda Henry, managing director of The Boston Globe and co-founder of HUBweek. She tweets @Linda_Pizzuti.


WBUR: Here’s Where To Find WBUR Hosts At HUBweek

  • "WBUR is proud to be the radio partner for HUBweek, a weeklong series of events around Greater Boston that showcases the city’s unique combination of art, science and technology."

This segment aired on October 2, 2015.

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