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Greetings from Columbia Point.
Dreary, worn down and a poor reflection of the neighborhood’s vitality were just a few of the phrases used to describe Mount Vernon Street, the main access road of Columbia Point, in a neighborhood survey. The peninsula, best known as the home of Harbor... Read more
The Dorchester Art Project (DAP) will host a farewell to its first-ever resident-artist Thomas Ray Willis by presenting his solo art exhibit “Everything Must Go” by appointment from July 17 to July 30. A reception and goodbye party will be held Fri., July... Read more
Bright yellow-green flowers cut through a muted gray background on the wall of Lopez the Florist in Adams Village. The almost-fluorescent daffodils, reminiscent of the bouquets sold inside the building, crawl up the facade and brighten the otherwise... Read more
Originally slated to conclude on the last day of May, an exhibit at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate featuring original work by the students from Boston International Newcomers Academy (BINcA) has been extended to the end of... Read more
(SpeakEasy Stage, through June 3) In Robert James Waller’s best-selling novel “The Bridges of Madison County,” a lonely war bride in 1960s Iowa has a three-day affair with a handsome National Geographic photographer who came to town to shoot the community... Read more
Dennis Lehane, the Dorchester native who writes for print, television, and the movies, and who calls his own work “a bizarre bastard child of pulp and literary influences,” launched his latest novel, “Since We Fell,” last week. His decision to write as a... Read more
The classical guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan, a resident of Uphams Corner, will perform at the First Church in Jamaica Plain on Friday in a solo concert covering Bach, Gershwin, and Mussorgsky, as well as his own contemporary pieces. The event, which is... Read more
The life and work of William Shakespeare will get a contemporary treatment at the Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library on Thursday, April 20, in an event titled “Shakespeare to Hip Hop.” Regie O’Hare Gibson, a 49 year-old poet and actor... Read more
Noted jazz trumpet player Jason Palmer will bring his quartet to Peabody Hall at the Parish of All Saints on Ashmont Street for a performance on Thursday, April 20 at 7p.m. He’ll be joined by Max Light on guitar, Jared Henderson on bass and Lee Fish on... Read more
The UMass Boston Performing Arts Department welcomes to the public to a series of faculty concerts, kicking off on Friday, March 24 with an exploration of world virtuoso guitar music with long-time music teacher Peter Janson and Aaron Larget-Caplan, a... Read more

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