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The Strand Theatre may be on the verge of a breakout year, with a flurry of new productions set to take to the refurbished Uphams Corner stage in the coming months. The Menino administration, which has led an ambitious effort to re-cast the historic, city... Read more
Ralph Beach's large scale portrait of "Obama" is just one of the many contributions of Dorchester-based artists who are represented in a current Black History Month exhibit at the Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery. BHCCAG Director Laura Montgomery... Read more
Ekua Holmes' painting "Free" is one of the paintings that will be on exhibit at this weekend's Franklin Park art show. Image courtesy Franklin Park Coalition/ Ekua Holmes "Buy local."  The slogan works for veggies, fruits, and dairy products. Why not... Read more
Poet and Dorchester resident Anna Ross enjoys her backyard with her daughter Ita Berg. Photo by Kendra Stanton Lee. When trying to establish oneself in the publishing industry, it may be best to start small. As small as, say, a chapbook. And what exactly... Read more
One way or another, each of the over one million people participating in the upcoming 32nd First Night Boston, the oldest, largest and most-often-copied New Year's Eve arts celebration in North America, will sample the work of Dorchester and Mattapan... Read more
In conversation, Bryan McPherson is soft-spoken and understated, even a bit reserved. Give him a guitar, a mic and a stage - or a few tiles of MBTA platform - and he's a house afire. The 30 year-old singer-songwriter &endash; whose latest CD project... Read more
The audience was hushed in suspense; the dancer danced as the music would dip and crescendo with the emotions entwined with the events revealed as the agonizing stories of two mothers unfolded. They were heart-broken mothers; one whose son was killed.... Read more
Dorchester Days: Published by Phaidon in 2000When Eugene Richards first published a collection of black and white photographs of this neighborhood in 1978, he found himself in some hot water. Richards called his book "Dorchester Days"- a title that... Read more

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