During his often-quoted “I Have a Dream” speech, civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. used the following musical metaphor: “With this faith we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood... Read more
An 18-month partnership between the Boston Foundation, the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI), and several community-based partnerships has led to a public art installation competition in Uphams Corner. The Uphams Corner Art Commission project... Read more
One of the more memorable moments of Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s inauguration ceremony at Boston College’s Conte Forum on Jan. 6 occurred during a musical interlude featuring Yo-Yo Ma, the 59-year-old Chinese American cellist who lives in Cambridge. Many in... Read more
Nutcracker: Dancer Elisabeth Scherer, who grew up in Dorchester, performs as the Snow Queen in Joe Mateo Theatre Company’s The Nutcracker. Photo by Karen Wong This week, six-year-old Roberta Owens-Pearl, who attends the Condon School, will be among nine... Read more
“Since I was little I liked to dance. It shows me who I am,” says Zayda Adams one of seven Dorchester youth who successfully auditioned to appear in this year’s Urban Nutcracker. Featuring more than 30 professional dancers and 75 youth, the Urban... Read more
Sirena Abalian stars as Sara Crewe and Jared Dixon as Pasko in Fiddlehead Theatre Company’s production of “A Little Princess” at the Strand Theatre, Nov. 21-Dec. 8. Opening Thursday night at the Strand is a lavish musical that ends with Queen Victoria... Read more
In sync with Boston Baroque's exciting 40th Anniversary Season, the Grammy-nominated orchestra will present a free concert at the historic 1400-seat Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Road in Dorchester on Sun., Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. The concert, sponsored and... Read more
Nat Anglin, a 28-year-old rapper who performs as “Natural,” long ago made the streets of Boston his musical muse. His songs and videos are liberally laced with B-caps and big-ups to Big Papi. Natural belongs to a school of homegrown MCs who rep Boston... Read more
Dorchester Open Studios: April Clay is one of several artists exhibiting at the Walter Baker Artists Lofts in Lower Mills this weekend. Image courtesy DAC This weekend the new board of the Dorchester Arts Collaborative (DAC) is opening several new venues... Read more
“As a person of color and as an actress, I can say, ‘It’s always nice when you’re at the theater to see a little something of yourself up on the stage.’ ” At least that’s the experience of Codman Square resident Miranda Craigwell, who will be playing Lady... Read more


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