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Dorchester Responds to Bombing with Sign of Peace from Chris Lovett on Vimeo. Dorchester responded to marathon bombing with sign of peace: See this BNN-TV interview with Liz Carney of Dot Art and artist/educator Madelyn Carney, which aired on Neighborhood... Read more
Clinton Sparks : Corey Burns photo The Dorchester Boxing Club has the typical look of a boxing gym: There’s a ring, punching bags, and weights—the ideal setting for a fight. However, it was a little back room inside the gym that caught the eye of multi... Read more
Erick Jean Center for the Arts: Photo by Rosanne Foley The Dorchester Arts Collaborative (DAC) is inviting the public to stop by on Saturday (Feb. 16) and explore the brand-new, still-evolving Erick Jean Center for the Arts (EJCA) at 157 Washington Street... Read more
The Dorchester Historical Society has just re-published the journal of a young woman’s account of life here in the 1870s. The society will mark the book’s release a week from Sunday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m., at the Carpenters Center, 750 Dorchester Ave. The... Read more
Statues of Mother Teresa, Mahatma Gandhi, Barack Obama and his grandmother, and Emily the Sacred Cow are now permanently on display on the fifth floor of Columbia Point’s Healey Library. Original sculptures (or fiberglass copies of them) by Lado... Read more
Dutch ReBelle: Haitian-born lyricist and MC has new album in works for spring '13 and new music just out with the Famous Nobodies.Originally from Haiti, she started rapping when she was about 9 years old. But it wasn’t until she was a college student... Read more
This Friday and Saturday the Boston Teen Acting Troupe (BTAT) will present the multi-awarding satirical comedy “Art” at Boston College High School’s Bulger Performing Arts Center. Originally written in French by Yasmina Reza, the English-language version... Read more
Codman Academy students create dragons for First Night: Image courtesy Codman AcademyThis New Year’s Eve, indoors or out, everywhere you turn, you’ll find Dorchester residents sharing their creative talents to offer a wild welcome to 2013, from the... Read more
Savin Hill’s Phil Taylor stars in Moonbox Productions “Of Mice and Men.” Whether singing while manipulating a lascivious Muppet or while lying on his back center stage for most of two and a half hours, the versatile Savin Hill actor Phil Tayler, currently... Read more
The most famous and most valuable painting ever to visit Dorchester is currently on display at the JFK Library and Museum. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has loaned the larger-than-life-size Pablo Picasso canvas “Rape of the Sabine Women” (1963) to the... Read more

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