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Sheldon Lee’s musical journey has seen highs and lows – or crescendos and decrescendos – over the course of several movements; now, it has reached its coda.

The longtime music director has been in a fixture at Dorchester parishes for more than... Read more

A Dorchester teen has been selected as a finalist in the Boston edition of a new PBS music talent show series called Celebrations of Music. Aedan Harasymiw of Lower Mills, along with Eowyn Young of Milton, form a guitar and vocal duo that has been... Read more

A new collection of paintings by local artist Jodie Baehre entitled Dorchester will be on display at the Ashmont Grill from March 15 through May 15.

The exhibit, which will showcase the architecture and culture of the neighborhood... Read more

A proposal to allow local establishments to host acoustic performances without a permit or entertainment license is gaining traction in Boston City Hall in the wake of positive feedback from a yearlong pilot whose proponents are looking for a renewal... Read more

Crisscrossing Dorchester and Mattapan, an attentive traveler can still pick out the movie houses that dotted the neighborhoods from the 1910s into the 1980s. One by one, they closed over the years, victims of the onset of television and dropping ticket... Read more

Boston Baroque will present its fifth annual free community concert at the Strand Theatre on Saturday, December 30 at 2 pm. The ensemble, which has been nominated for three Grammy awards, will perform a program including Handel’s Gloria, Handel’s Water... Read more

This season’s production of the Urban Nutcracker, now in its 17th year, includes a great line-up of Dorchester talent, including (above l-r), Ana Lucia Heebner, Hope Williams, Echo Kirke-Sofer, Benedicte Pierre Louis, Penelope Duff-Wender, Kyre Ambrose... Read more

Laren England will rock a bold, Kate Spade ensemble as she walks the American Music Awards’ red carpet this weekend. The 16 year-old from Dorchester— who performs as Laren Taylor— is still a junior in high school, but she’s poised for a big break in... Read more

Elis Roseira and Catherine Bent are two halves of a rather unconventional musical duo: Elis sings and plays electric guitar, while Catherine plays cello. The two instruments don’t seem particularly compatible, but the pair, who first met in Boston at... Read more

Hundreds of people gathered in Fields Corner on Sunday to watch as a colorful new mural celebrating the city’s Vietnamese community was unveiled on the side of Pho Hoà Restaurant on Dorchester Avenue.

The crowd buzzed over music, ate food, and... Read more

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