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Javon "Yung Fresh" Martin, a member of the Blue Hill Boys & Girls Club in Dorchester, was named Northeast region winner in the music tech category of the Club Tech Digital Arts Festival. He will advance to the national competition to vie for the title... Read more
This weekend Mad River Theater Works of Ohio comes to the Roxbury Center for the Arts at Hibernian Hall with a pair of one-afternoon-only shows about African-American cultural heritage. The troupe performs “John Henry” on Saturday, 2/19 at 2:00 p.m. and “... Read more
The Dorchester Community Center for the Visual Arts is eyeing a new direction and a change in leadership. The local arts education program, also known as Dot Art, largely suspended operations and the longtime executive director stepped down earlier this... Read more
This weekend debuts of a major new choral arrangement and of a bigger and better organ will be made during the 11 am “Messiah Sunday” Mass at Blessed Mother Teresa (BMT) Parish, marking 16 years that Music Director Sheldon Lee has been recreating a grand... Read more
Monday’s family-friendly, Dorchester-themed Christmas celebration at the Strand Theatre hit all the right notes. The event was staged by the Boston Classical Orchestra, whose executive director, Sean Roberts, lives on Jones Hill and has taken a special... Read more
Dorchester Christmas Celebration The Strand Theatre was the venue for last night's Dorchester Christmas Celebration, featuring the Boston Classical Orchestra under the direction of conductor Steven Lipsitt. Above, Lipsitt led the orchestra in a rendition... Read more
The neighborhood’s Christmas celebrations will get the marquee treatment on Monday as the Boston Classical Orchestra and local partners stage a special holiday concert at the landmark Strand Theatre. The family-friendly show is billed as a neighborhood-... Read more
Lower Mills Holiday Stroll 2010This evening – rain or moonshine –  the third annual Lower Mills Holiday Stroll will continue to build on the success of the previous two years. In 2008 about 300 folks braved the drizzle, and last year participation jumped... Read more
It’s extremely rare to hear a statue speak, unless that statue happens to be Cady Vishniac, Dorchester’s living statue, who occasionally breaks her silence to play her harmonica or to discourse about her unusual life’s work. The 24-year-old Ashmont... Read more
Members of the Thee Slap Bracelets (pictured above performing at a May 2010 competition) include: (l-r) Dalin Celamy, Khamari Bendolph, Miguel Tejeda, Shaneese Smith, Alexis Feliz, Charae Hemingway, Stravinsky Bolivar, Catrina Tejeda, and Maurice... Read more

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