Dorchester’s Ajani Boyd, 11, got a big hug and a warm welcome from First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday at the White House. Boyd was at the executive mansion with a group from Boston-based Project STEP (Strings Training and Education Program), which won... Read more
A Spanish sculptor has been selected to create a permanent art display in a plaza near the Town Field playground in Fields Corner. A ten-member committee has awarded the commission to Juanjo Novella, whose "Freedom's Home" submission was one of 144... Read more
Savin Hill 500 Years Ago— A mural by James Hobin.: This fall marks the 15th anniversary of the mural's installation and dedication at the corner of South Sydney Street and Savin Hill Avenue. This fall marks the 15th anniversary of the Savin Hill mural. On... Read more
A trio of artists— each hoping to win a competition for the chance to create a new sculpture inside Town Field in Fields Corner— displayed models of their proposed works at a community meeting on Monday evening at the Vietnamese-American Community Center... Read more
Art aficionados and fans of “buy local” get ready – Dorchester Open Studios is back! The free annual community art festival, which takes place October 24-26 at a variety of public venues and artists’ homes, provides local artists with an opportunity to... Read more
Hayrides through the cemetery, costume contests and even a candlelit pumpkin float on the Neponset River. Dorchester does not play when it comes to Halloween. • The Harvest Festival hosted by Cedar Grove Gardens has become a favorite for families. The... Read more
Aida: Actors Gene Dante and Ta’Nika Gibson star in Fiddlehead Theatre Company’s production of Aida, which opens next Friday at the Strand Theatre. Photo courtesy of Fiddlehead Theatre Company/mattmckeephoto.comThere aren’t a lot of camels, date palms, or... Read more
Dorchester Strong: A parade of local Irish dance schools preceded performances at the 2013 Irish Heritage Festival. The indoor and outdoor event drew thousands to Florian Hall and the McKeon Post for a day or music, food and Irish culture. Photo by Sean... Read more
Walsh launches mayoral campaign at Strand Theatre, May 2013 The Strand Theatre gets another big turn in the state spotlight this Friday as the nation's first lady, Michele Obama, comes to Columbia Road for a campaign rally to support the Democratic... Read more
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner: Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Will Lyman star in the Huntington Theatre Company production of Todd Kreidler’s comedy Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, which runs through Oct. 5 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. Photo by Paul... Read more


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