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Outside the Box festival reflects a vision for arts

Ted Cutler is giving the city a $5m arts fest, but there have been bruises along the way

Even his own managing director told Ted Cutler not to do it this summer, that there simply wasn’t enough time to launch what Cutler is calling the biggest arts and music festival in Boston’s history.

Others warned the Dorchester-born millionaire that holding the Outside the Box festival could cost him more than $5 million.

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