Although the long-awaited Boston Creates Cultural Plan will be released officially next month, a draft of the founding document was put on line earlier this month, on May 10. Reading it has made me, and others, uneasy. The goal of Boston Creates is to... Read more
The biggest news to come out of the April 30 “Greatest Party on Earth” at Southie’s Artists for Humanity (AFH) EpiCenter was that this youth arts and enterprise organization plans to more than triple the size of its Fort Point facility by the end of 2017... Read more
Life’s intricate trials and glorious victories are exhibited in the uplifting JOBE The Musical, opening on Thursday at Hibernian Hall. The performance, presented by CommonHouse Theater and Productions, Inc. and Madison Park Development Corporation, is... Read more
Mayor Walsh’s proposed FY ’17 budget includes a five-year capital plan that outlines some much-needed infrastructure improvements in Dorchester and Mattapan. The plan lays out intentions, not hard and fast promises to deliver funding. But it nonetheless... Read more
Dorchester spoken-word artist U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo is just one of more than a dozen Massachusetts female artists and ensembles who will gather at Hibernian Hall this Friday and Saturday evening for the Third Annual “We Create! Celebrating Women in the... Read more
Boston Ballet is hosting two upcoming programs at Dorchester’s Strand Theatre in on April 8 to encourage the community to discover the power of dance and "rethink ballet" including an evening performance with tickets priced at just $10. The first show is... Read more
The Boston Arts Academy Spirituals Ensemble, led by Dorchester’s Tyrone Sutton, has been selected for a 2016 GRAMMY Signature Schools Enterprise Award, one of only two schools in New England to earn the award. Barry Hetherington photoLast week, faculty... Read more
Little Gifts: Lauren Milord, a resident of Jamaica Plain, performs in Kieran Jordan Dance company’s production of "Little Gifts" with set designs by Vincent Crotty. Photo courtesy Maryellen Malloy PhotographyThere are more than a few Dorchester natives... Read more
Celebrating Tet in Fields Corner: Trương Trọng Nghĩa, an employee at VietAid and Producer of VietAid Community Television program, during last Saturday’s Tet celebration in Fields Corner. Simon Phu photo The glory of Dorchester is its diversity. And since... Read more
Dorchester’s Franklin Marval is one of the artists showcased in an installation in South Boston. Alvaro Lucena photo At last Friday’s opening of a new show at a South Boston art gallery, a curving 14-panel work by Humphreys Street Studios artist Franklin... Read more


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