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Bethany Van DelftWe’ve all heard vaguely about artisanal bread, artisanal cheese, artisanal pickles and pizza, artisanal soap, and artisanal wine, but “artisanal comedy”? Dot resident and seasoned stand-up comedian Bethany Van Delft has wrung one last... Read more
Bill Brett's Boston Irish: Book features Brett's photographs of Irish-Americans over the last five decades. Bill Brett’s latest book, “Boston, Irish,” is literally a labor of love, a work that offers an evocative and deeply layered examination of the... Read more
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and police officials on Tuesday said they would seek to "accommodate" expected protesters at the city's celebration of New Year's Eve, but stressed that the event is "family" oriented and not an appropriate venue for a... Read more
Mayor Walsh and UMass Boston Chancellor Keith Motley signed an agreement last Friday that will continue the university’s new Mayor’s Policy Symposium into future years. That same day, the inaugural class briefed the mayor on its ideas for revitalizing the... Read more
Danielle Legros Georges, a resident of Dorchester, will begin a four year-term as the city of Boston’s official Poet Laureate in January. Georges, a native of Haiti who teaches Creative Arts at Lesley University, is a published poet and translator. She... Read more
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

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