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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
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... 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... Read more