LEAVING THE LIGHTS ON IN BOSTON: The lights have gone dark on Fenway Park for the Boston Red Sox’s 2015 season, but Saturday night a bevy of artists will illuminate the historic venue like never before with “Illuminus.”
The event will feature installations and performances by artists who manipulate light, sound and projection for a multisensory spectacle. This will be Boston’s contribution to the global “nuit blanche” movement, which was first established in Paris before taking hold in cities around the world. More than 10,000 turned out at last year’s edition in Boston’s SoWa outpost. “Illuminus” will cap off the inaugural HUBweek, a citywide series of experiences laced with art, science and technology pulled together with the support of The Boston Globe, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital.
Artists and musicians Maria Finkelmeier and Ryan Edwards will literally turn Fenway Park’s famed “Green Monster” — the 37-foot, 2-inch left field wall for non-Red Sox fans — into a giant percussion instrument. Other installations and projections will be beamed on nearby Lansdowne Street. And Boston Properties will light up the Prudential Tower with the words “Art Hub” Saturday night at dusk, lest any Newbury Street or Pru shoppers need a
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