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No tempestuous “artistic temperaments” were in evidence in Fields Corner recently as one arts collective gave way to its successor: The former Howard Art Project (HAP) space became home of the Dorchester Art Project (DAP). The HAP took its name from its... Read more
The UMass Boston Film Festival opens on Thurs., Oct. 1 with “Breaking A Monster” (above) a film about a talented trio of 13-year old boys called Unlocking the Truth. Image courtesy UMass Boston UMass Boston will showcase eight films this season as part of... Read more
Roads to Wisdom: Dan Richardson, Anita Jones, Vernelia Coffie and Carol Carter are among the Bostonians whose stories will be told in a new play about local seniors that opens tonight at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury. Don West photoSenior members of Boston’s... Read more
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company will stage Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet at Dorchester's Strand Theatre this month. Community performances are Friday, May 29, 7:30 p. m.; and Saturday, May 30 at p. m. (ASL Interpreted), with an Open House with tours... Read more
Fritz Orvil and his band Mélanj, with guest vocalist Rebecca Zampa, perform on Saturday.. : They will play in two popular Haitian styles.This Saturday all eyes – and ears – will be on Mattapan as the jazz appreciation coalition JazzBoston winds up its 9th... Read more
Mather School project: The plan for the Mather School property, showing location of proposed Green Space improvements (outlined in white at upper left).A new green space and permanent public art project is being considered for the Mather Elementary School... Read more
The forecast for Fri., April 10, is for lightning – balletic lightning, that is – to strike twice at the Strand Theatre: once in the morning and once in the evening. That is the day when Boston Ballet returns to Uphams Corner for the sixth time with its... Read more
Auston Habershaw: Books bring new worlds to lifeBoston is typically cast as a backdrop for contemporary stories of crime and urban conflict, but local fantasy author Auston Habershaw’s unique world of mavericks and mages also finds inspiration here in the... Read more
The March 1990 heist at the Isabella Gardner Museum is notorious for all the wrong reasons. Thirteen pieces of precious artwork – including two bona-fide masterpieces by Rembrandt and Vermeer – were taken in the overnight, post-St. Patrick’s Day haze by a... Read more
Dot Art: Teacher Cheryl Robinson instructs Kyree Williams-Hunter, age 7 in making a Mardi Gras hat. Since 1998, The Dot Art Studio has created access to art for pupils of Dorchester. The organization continues to create opportunities in the arts with... Read more

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