Catherine O'Neill: Playwright leaned on in-depth knowledge of Boston's political culture.The political drama 'Murph' wrapped up its run at the Boston Playwrights' Theatre last week, with its director hinting that the play could eventually make a return to... Read more
Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys: Pictured clockwise from left, Mike Leggio, Jojo Lazar, Edrie, T.J. Horn, Rachel Jayson, Meff, and Walter Sickert. Photo by Hans Wendland Okay, so they’re transplants who’ve yet to experience their first Dot... Read more
Shea Rose performs on the Red Bull Soundstage at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas last week.: Photo courtesy Rox www.roxnrollin.comBoston’s neighborhoods have launched their share of music superstars into orbit in past decades. Donna Summer, the... Read more
Liz CarneyComing back to Dorchester means a lot to Liz Carney and even more for the Dorchester Community Center for the Visual Arts, or DotArt, as its more commonly called. After a year-long search for the right match, the non-profit center has found the... Read more
Jay Giannone: Stars as Detective Kolfax in new flick Safe, coming out next month.Heard the one about the rapper-turned-actor from the mean streets of Dorchester? No, not Mark Wahlberg. Although you’re not far off. We’re talking about Dot native Jay... Read more
Mark di Suvero’s sculpture “Sunflowers for Vincent” is the latest public art added to UMass-Boston’s Arts on the Point collection. The 7-ton piece was installed on the Columbia point campus on December 15. Dorchester’s impressive collection of public art... Read more
Rolling around next Monday is the only national holiday to honor a former Dorchester resident. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. lived here while he pursued his doctoral studies at BU, and in 1952 even served as Interim Pastor at Dot’s Metropolitan Baptist... Read more
The Dorchester based group Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys — the winner of the Boston Music Award 2010 Live Artist of the Year— will perform on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Hynes Convention Center as part of First Night Boston. Photo by... Read more
Photo collage by Scotland Huber: His work will be on exhibit at First Parish ChurchThis weekend Dorchester Open Studios (DOS) marks its 10th anniversary by expanding from a temporary-gallery-hopping opportunity to a wide-ranging celebration of the visual... Read more
Next Monday, September 5 at 7 p.m., the Pearl Street Studios in Savin Hill will host a free evening of fiction and poetry readings by Dorchester and UMass authors as the second installment of the “Write on the DOT” series. Readers will include... Read more


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