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Modern Irish cinema will tackle weighty social conundrums while also prompting a few more belly laughs than usual at this month’s Irish Film Festival in Somerville, the annual movie-lovers’ celebration of a changing Ireland.

The four-day event,... Read more

On Sat., Feb. 25, dancers of the Roxbury Center for the Performing Arts will take the stage at the Strand Theatre to showcase Sankofa, a performance with a focus on Black History.

Andrea Herbert Major, the founder and director of the... Read more

Savin Hill’s Catherine O’Neill, a Dorchester native who has become a well-regarded playwright over the last several years, turns to one of the less-heralded founders of the American recovery movement for her next play, which opens in Boston’s South End... Read more

Three performers from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brought inspiration to the Henderson Upper School in Dorchester last Friday, introducing fifth grade children to a world of modern dance artistry rooted in the African-American experience.... Read more

Hundreds of artists, musicians, non-profit organizations, and concerned citizens gathered at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester on the eve of the Inauguration to inspire, console, and mobilize the neighborhood against the incoming Trump administration.... Read more

Chris Harding, one of the Dorchester Reporter’s most prolific and reliable columnists, died just before Christmas. His loss is felt most dearly, of course, by his... Read more

The reinvention of City Hall Plaza into Boston Winter—complete with ice skating, beer hall and shopping chalets — may be a downtown destination, but this innovation has Dorchester’s fingerprints all over it... Read more

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