Dorchester Open Studios: April Clay is one of several artists exhibiting at the Walter Baker Artists Lofts in Lower Mills this weekend. Image courtesy DAC This weekend the new board of the Dorchester Arts Collaborative (DAC) is opening several new venues... Read more
“As a person of color and as an actress, I can say, ‘It’s always nice when you’re at the theater to see a little something of yourself up on the stage.’ ” At least that’s the experience of Codman Square resident Miranda Craigwell, who will be playing Lady... Read more
Kiley Fitzgerald: Dot native performed her one-woman show “I Am My Mother’s Daughter” last week at the ImprovBoston stage in the North End. Photo by Mike Deehan Kiley Fitzgerald has gone from school plays on the stage of the old St. Mark’s School to... Read more
What will the next mayor of Boston do with the Strand Theatre, the Uphams Corner landmark that debuted as a movie palace in the waning days of World War I? Like a Charlie Chaplin character flickering across its earliest screen, the Uphams Corner landmark... Read more
From her table in the back corner of Ramsay/Toy VFW Post #8872 on Woodrow Avenue, Post manager Marie Carrington spends Sunday evenings inspired by the sounds of Dorchester saxophonist Kurtis Rivers and his band. Carrington calls this her “Sunday night... Read more
Cinderella at the Strand: The cast from the Boston Opera Cooperative is shown in dress rehearsal on Tuesday. Photo by Justin Bates A pair of matching bracelets and not of the more familiar glass slippers is the key to reuniting heroine and hero in a... Read more
The city of Boston has formed a partnership with the Fiddlehead Theatre Company, which will be officially named the “resident theatre company” at the Strand Theatre during a public event scheduled for today. The designation will boost year-round activity... Read more
Berklee Groups in Free Performance at Strand Theatre from Chris Lovett on Vimeo. Berklee College of Music will present a free, three-in-one concert of jazz and Caribbean music at the Strand Theatre on Friday evening at 7:30 that will showcase three... Read more
So what if The Two Gentlemen of Verona is probably Shakespeare’s earliest and definitely his least popular comedy? Those piddly flaws disappear ring-a-ding-ding when balanced by ballads crooned by Ol’ Blue Eye, groovy Swingin’ 60s production numbers, and... Read more
This week a Dorchester lad who became a multimillionaire and is passionate about giving back to his city will realize his dream of seeing “dancing in the streets,” courtesy of Outside the Box Boston (OTBB). Ted Cutler, renowned mogul and philanthropist,... Read more


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