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Coupling its signature sound with a hopeful message, Boston’s own Bell Biv DeVoe will headline a “Unity Concert” on Saturday night to support the city of Houston’s school community as it works to repair the enormous damage left in the wake of Hurricane... Read more

A gallery of painted portraits of first responders created by Dorchester teens will go on display this weekend in Peabody Square. The artwork will be shown on Sept. 1 and 2 on the plaza outside Ashmont Grill, according to Paul F. Sullivan of Living Art... Read more

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s Citywide Concert Series comes to Dorchester Park on Thursday, August 3 with a performance by Sweet Tooth and the Sugarbabies.

The seven-person band— made up of students from Berklee College of Music... Read more

A riot starts like a spark burning slowly down the wick of a bomb. It moves along in stops and starts, anxiety building, and unless the wick is cut, the tension skillfully de-escalated, the bomb explodes.

So begins ‘Detroit,’ the third... Read more

Greetings from Columbia Point.

Dreary, worn down and a poor reflection of the neighborhood’s vitality were just a few of the phrases used to describe Mount Vernon Street, the main access road of Columbia Point, in a neighborhood survey.

The peninsula, best known as the home... Read more

The Dorchester Art Project (DAP) will host a farewell to its first-ever resident-artist Thomas Ray Willis by presenting his solo art exhibit “Everything Must Go” by appointment from July 17 to July 30.

A reception and goodbye party will be held... Read more

Bright yellow-green flowers cut through a muted gray background on the wall of Lopez the Florist in Adams Village. The almost-fluorescent daffodils, reminiscent of the bouquets sold inside the building, crawl up the facade and brighten the otherwise... Read more

Originally slated to conclude on the last day of May, an exhibit at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate featuring original work by the students from Boston International Newcomers Academy (BINcA) has been extended to the end of... Read more

(SpeakEasy Stage, through June 3)

In Robert James Waller’s best-selling novel “The Bridges of Madison County,” a lonely war bride in 1960s Iowa has a three-day affair with a handsome National Geographic photographer who came to... Read more

Dennis Lehane, the Dorchester native who writes for print, television, and the movies, and who calls his own work “a bizarre bastard child of pulp and literary influences,” launched his latest novel, “Since We Fell,” last week.

His decision to... Read more

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