Arts

Gregg Bernstein drew his inspiration for a new mural he’s painting this week in Lower Mills from an old postcard. Bernstein, the man behind many of Boston’s largest and most celebrated wall murals, has been commissioned to paint the scene by the owners... Read more
Ragtime: Actors Damian Norfleet and Tia DeShazor star in the musical, now running through Oct. 7 at the Strand Theatre.On Sept. 15 at the new Taj Boston Hotel, controversial playwright/librettist Terrence McNally received the Beacon Award from the... Read more
Sonjia Williams: Project Runway designer hails from Mattapan.A Mattapan native is taking a star turn on TV’s most well-known fashion-themed reality show. Sonjia Williams, 27, has already built a strong following in Boston and New York with her clothing... Read more
As part of its second annual Dorchester Descendants festivities last weekend, the Dorchester Historical Society (DHS) threw open its doors for a double-barreled, century-spanning art display at the William Clapp House, the DHS headquarters at 195 Boston... Read more
Next Thursday’s Snazzy Jazzy Arty Party promises to be Dot Art’s  biggest fundraising event yet, according to organizers. It will certainly be the one with the most Cape Cod flair ever. In past years the swanky soiree was held in private homes in places... Read more
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

Pages

Subscribe to Arts