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. The... 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 relatives and close friends, who laid him to rest last Thursday at St. Teresa’s Parish, the... 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. So it was quite fitting that the first kids to... Read more
Boston Police have teamed up with kids and teens from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester to produce a new song and video that seeks to find common ground between “black and blue.” The track — titled “One Beat for Peace” —features lyrics by BPD’s... Read more
Lower Mills Branch Library Holiday Party Bring your family and build a graham cracker gingerbread house and create Christmas decorations at our holiday party on Sat., Dec. 10 from 11-1 p.m. Pizza will be served at noon. This event is sponsored by the... Read more
EMK Poster: "Vote for Happiness," an original design by BPS high school student Jessica Andrade for the Political Poster Project at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute. In the midst of this dismal electoral season, there is a ray of sunshine on Columbia... Read more
So, it seems that a Dorchester King has turned out to be the Queen Bee of the latest family-friendly production at the Wheelock Family Theatre (WFT). Dot teen Journey King is inspiring local audiences as she stars in the title role of the current WFT... Read more
Arresting canvases and bold artistic statements by teen artists from three Dorchester high schools will have pride of place at this weekend’s annual Dorchester Open Studios. On Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5, about 30 of their creations – drawings,... Read more
Open Theatre Project presents the revival of “Murph” by Dorchester playwright Catherine M. O’Neill from Oct. 20-29 at the Allston performing arts venue Studio 52. The play debuted in 2012 at the Boston’s Playwrights’ Theatre and was praised for its... Read more
Sleeping Moon dedicated : Joe Wheelwright spoke about his sculpture during a ceremony in 2010 Dorchester – and New England’s extended arts community – are mourning the loss of a central figure this week. Joe Wheelwright, whose sculpture “Sleeping Moon”... Read more


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