28 min ago

Call for student artists for art contest recognizing Black History Month

A. Philip Randolph Statue(Back Bay MBTA Station, 45 Dartmouth St., Back Bay)

Harriet Tubman Memorial (Harriet Tubman Park, Pembroke St. and Columbus Ave., South End)

South End Technology Center @ Tent City (359 Columbus Ave., South End)

This article has 5 other Boston locations (Show)

Bruce C. Bolling Building (2300 Washington St., Roxbury)

Donna Summer childhood home (16 Parker Hill Ave., Mission Hill, not open to the public)

Haley House (2302 Washington St., Roxbury)

National Center of Afro-American Artists (300 Walnut Ave., Roxbury, free of charge for contest participants)

William Monroe Trotter House (97 Sawyer Ave., Dorchester, not open to the public)

    Call for student artists for art contest recognizing Black History Month
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh today in partnership with the Mayor's Office of Diversity, Arts and Culture, Boston Public Schools and media partner Boston25 announced an open call for student artists to submit artwork inspired by landmarks related to Black history in Boston, in honor of Black History Month this February.The purpose of the art contest is to inspire Boston students to celebrate the city's Black history and envision themselves as future contributors, in the spirit of the many great Black historical figures that shaped the city we have today.
    https://www.boston.gov

28 min ago

Black History Month art contest

A. Philip Randolph Statue (Back Bay MBTA Station, 45 Dartmouth Street, Back Bay)

Harriet Tubman Memorial (Harriet Tubman Park, Pembroke St. and Columbus Ave., South End)

South End Technology Center at Tent City (359 Columbus Ave., South End)

This article has 5 other Boston locations (Show)

Bruce C. Bolling Building (2300 Washington St., Roxbury)

Donna Summer childhood home (16 Parker Hill Ave., Mission Hill, not open to public)

Haley House (2302 Washington St., Roxbury)

National Center of Afro-American Artists (300 Walnut Ave., Roxbury, free of charge for contest participants)

William Monroe Trotter House (97 Sawyer Ave., Dorchester, not open to public)

    Black History Month art contest
    Do you make music? Are you a poet? Do you express yourself through dance or theater? What places in Boston come to mind when you think about black history? Where do you go for inspiration?From February 1 through February 16, we want you to visit one or more places related to Boston's black history and submit artwork inspired by them.
    https://www.boston.gov

28 min ago

Mila Kunis named Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year

...www.hastypudding.org/buy- tickets. The show plays Feb. 2‒March 4 at Farkas Hall, 12 Holyoke St., then travels to New York to perform at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College March...

    Mila Kunis named Hasty Pudding's Woman of the Year
    The Hasty Pudding Theatricals has named actor Mila Kunis the 2018 Woman of the Year. Kunis, best known for her roles on "That '70s Show" and "Black Swan," will receive the traditional pudding pot on Jan. 25, after a parade through Cambridge that will end with a roast at Farkas Hall.
    https://news.harvard.edu

29 min ago

Globe Bar & Cafe Reopens on Boylston Street, But in a New Space

...s Boylston Street to another, officially opening in its new home last week. After vacating 565 Boylston St. late last year, the restaurant took over 384 Boylston St., the former home of the...

...home last week. After vacating 565 Boylston St. late last year, the restaurant took over 384 Boylston St., the former home of the Rattlesnake Bar & Grill, which had closed down in November of...

    Globe Bar & Cafe Reopens on Boylston Street, But in a New Space
    Globe Bar & Cafe has completed its relocation from one space on Boston's Boylston Street to another, officially opening in its new home last week. After vacating 565 Boylston St. late last year, the restaurant took over 384 Boylston St., the former home of the Rattlesnake Bar & Grill, which had closed down in November of 2016.
    https://boston.eater.com

5 hours ago

Saturday, January 27, 1:00 pm – Tower Hill READS 2018 Kickoff

Join friends and fellow garden members reading and discussing a thought provoking, award-winning book, The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben during Tower Hill Botanic Garden’s 2018 community read. Tower Hill also plans a series of tree walks, lectures and other events with the Worcester Tree Initiative. The kickoff will be held Sunday, January 27 from 1 – 2, and is free with admission, but registration is recommended at https://towerhillbg.thankyou4caring.org/pages/event-registration-form—tower-hill-reads-2018-kickoff

    Saturday, January 27, 1:00 pm - Tower Hill READS 2018 Kickoff
    Join friends and fellow garden members reading and discussing a thought provoking, award-winning book, The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben during Tower Hill Botanic Garden's 2018 community read. Tower Hill also plans a series of tree walks, lectures and other events with the Worcester Tree Initiative.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

5 hours ago

Wednesday, January 24, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Wild and Wonderful Natives Webinar

Join Dan Jaffe of the New England Wild Flower Society online on Wednesday, January 24 from 6:30 – 7:30 for a crash course on all things weird in the native flora. We’ll explore the wild and wonderful world of native plants, from the toxic sap of monk’s hood to the armature of honey locust and odd survival strategies. NEWFS members $10, nonmembers $13. Register online at http://www.newfs.org/learn/our-programs/live-webinar-wild-and-wonderful-natives

    Wednesday, January 24, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Wild and Wonderful Natives Webinar
    Join Dan Jaffe of the New England Wild Flower Society online on Wednesday, January 24 from 6:30 - 7:30 for a crash course on all things weird in the native flora. We'll explore the wild and wonderful world of native plants, from the toxic sap of monk's hood to the armature of honey locust and odd survival strategies.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

5 hours ago

Sunday, January 28, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Shrubs in Winter

New England Wild Flower Society will hold its ever popular Shrubs in Winter class on Sunday, January 28 from 10 – 2 with instructor Roland “Boot” Boutwell at Garden in the Woods in Framingham. Even without leaves, many shrubs are still recognizable in late fall and winter. Learn to identify about 20 native New England shrubs through such characteristics as branching patterns, bark, persistent flowers and fruits, growth forms, galls, and habitats. We’ll also consider the natural history of these shrubs. The program will begin indoors, then we’ll head out into the Garden. Bring a bag lunch and a hand lens. $53 for NEWFS members, $64 for nonmembers. Register online at http://www.newfs.org/learn/our-programs/shrubs-in-winter. Image from www.thegardenerseden.com.

    Sunday, January 28, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm - Shrubs in Winter
    New England Wild Flower Society will hold its ever popular Shrubs in Winter class on Sunday, January 28 from 10 - 2 with instructor Roland "Boot" Boutwell at Garden in the Woods in Framingham. Even without leaves, many shrubs are still recognizable in late fall and winter.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

11 hours ago

28 hours ago

Thursdays, February 1, 8, 15, and March 1, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm – Composition From the Start

Ellen Duarte leads a Wellesley College Botanic Gardens introduction to composition based on the writings of Molly Bang in her book Picture This. On four Thursdays (February 1, 8, 15, and March 1, from 9:30 – 12:30) learn how balance, harmony and emotional response are affected by the elements in the picture. Friends of Wellesley College Botanic Gardens $150, nonmembers $200.  Register at http://wellesley.edu/wcbg/learn. There is a snow date of March 8 if needed.

    Thursdays, February 1, 8, 15, and March 1, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - Composition From the Start
    Ellen Duarte leads a Wellesley College Botanic Gardens introduction to composition based on the writings of Molly Bang in her book Picture This . On four Thursdays (February 1, 8, 15, and March 1, from 9:30 - 12:30) learn how balance, harmony and emotional response are affected by the elements in the picture.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

28 hours ago

Saturday, January 27, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Family Art with Herbs: Foilography

On Saturday, January 27 from 10 – noon, bring the whole family to Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive in Boylston, to try this fun, no-fail printmaking technique. Using a tabletop printing press, fresh herbs, inks and aluminum foil you will create multiple prints to use as artwork or handmade gifts. Maximum attendance 6 parent/child pairs. $10 for THBG members (parent/child pair) and $20 for nonmembers (parent/child pair.) Register online at https://towerhillbg.thankyou4caring.org/pages/event-registration-form—family-art-with-herbs-foilography

    Saturday, January 27, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Family Art with Herbs: Foilography
    On Saturday, January 27 from 10 - noon, bring the whole family to Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive in Boylston, to try this fun, no-fail printmaking technique. Using a tabletop printing press, fresh herbs, inks and aluminum foil you will create multiple prints to use as artwork or handmade gifts.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

35 hours ago

36 hours ago

Black History Month performance art contest

A. Philip Randolph Statue (Back Bay MBTA Station, 45 Dartmouth Street, Back Bay) A. Philip Randolph Statue (Back Bay MBTA Station, 45 Dartmouth Street, Back Bay)

Harriet Tubman Memorial (Harriet Tubman Park, Pembroke St. and Columbus Ave., South End) Harriet Tubman Memorial (Harriet Tubman Park, Pembroke St. and Columbus Ave., South End)

South End Technology Center at Tent City (359 Columbus Ave., South End) South End Technology Center at Tent City (359 Columbus Ave., South End)

This article has 5 other Boston locations (Show)

Bruce C. Bolling Building (2300 Washington St., Roxbury) Bruce C. Bolling Building (2300 Washington St., Roxbury)

Donna Summer childhood home (16 Parker Hill Ave., Mission Hill, not open to public) Donna Summer childhood home (16 Parker Hill Ave., Mission Hill, not open to public)

Haley House (2302 Washington St., Roxbury) Haley House (2302 Washington St., Roxbury)

National Center of Afro-American Artists (300 Walnut Ave., Roxbury, free of charge for contest participants) National Center of Afro-American Artists (300 Walnut Ave., Roxbury, free of charge for contest participants)

William Monroe Trotter House (97 Sawyer Ave., Dorchester, not open to public) William Monroe Trotter House (97 Sawyer Ave., Dorchester, not open to public)

    Black History Month performance art contest
    Do you make music? Are you a poet? Do you express yourself through dance or theater? What places in Boston come to mind when you think about black history? Where do you go for inspiration?From February 1 through February 16, we want you to visit one or more places related to Boston's black history and submit artwork inspired by them.
    https://www.boston.gov

2 days ago

Coming Attractions: January 14 through 30 — What Will Light Your Fire

Shakespeare in Love, Based on the screenplay by Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard. Adapted for the stage by Lee Hall. Directed by Scott Edmiston. Staged by SpeakEasy Stage at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, through February 10.

Road Show, Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by John Weidman Directed by Spiro Veloudos.Co-directed and choreographed by Ilyse Robbins. Music direction by Jonathan Goldberg. Staged by the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, 140 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA, through February 11.

At the Emmanuel Church/Lindsey Chapel, 15 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

This article has 9 other Boston locations (Show)

Bakalar Gallery, MIT List Visual Arts Center, 20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA

Fenway Gallery, Isabelle Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA

Winter Panto, written and performed by Matthew Woods & The Ensemble. Directed by Woods. Staged by imaginary beasts at the Charlestown Working Theater, 442 Bunker Hill Street, Charlestown, MA, through February 4.

Crossing Flight: a tale of the post-apocalypse by Erin Lerch. Directed by Rosalind Thomas-Clark. Staged by TC Squared Theatre Company at The Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA, January 18 to 21.

IRRESISTIBLE, performed by Liars and Believers. Directed by Jason Slavic. At Sonia at the Middle East, Central Square, 10 Brookline Street, Cambridge, MA on January 24.

The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder. Directed by Josh Short. Music direction by Matt Requintina. Staged by The Wilbury Theatre Group at 40 Sonoma Court, Olneyville, Rhode Island, January 18 through February 4.

HEAR WORD! Naija Woman Talk True. Written and directed by Ifeoma Fafunwa. Staged by the American Repertory Theater at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA, January 26 through February 11.

At the New Conservatory at the Jordan Hall/New England Conservatory, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA

Presented by the Boston University School of Music at the Boston University Concert Hall, 855 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

    Coming Attractions: January 14 through 30 - What Will Light Your Fire
    Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks. By The Arts Fuse Staff Film Iran is producing some of the world's most elegant films. Here is a chance to take in movies that haven't received traditional distribution.
    http://artsfuse.org

2 days ago

Wednesday, January 31, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Fun in a (Little) Sun

Jessie Blum, Conservatory Horticulturist at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, will lead a group through the Orangerie at Tower Hill on Wednesday, January 31 from 2 – 3, to discover what types of plants do well in low light conditions and how to best take care of them.  Free with admission to the Garden. For more information visit www.towerhillbg.org, or call 508-869-6111, x 124.

    Wednesday, January 31, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Fun in a (Little) Sun
    Jessie Blum, Conservatory Horticulturist at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, will lead a group through the Orangerie at Tower Hill on Wednesday, January 31 from 2 - 3, to discover what types of plants do well in low light conditions and how to best take care of them. Free with admission to the Garden.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

2 days ago

2 days ago

3 days ago

#BCAArtist Elisa H. Hamilton is getting ready...

#BCAArtist Elisa H. Hamilton is getting ready for her favorite time of year! #heartoftheBCA #Hearts #Valentinesday@

    Boston Center for the Arts
    BCAArtist Elisa H. Hamilton is getting ready for her favorite time of year! #heartoftheBCA #Hearts #Valentinesday@
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

This week on WGBH, Articulate with Jim Cotter...

This week on WGBH, Articulate with Jim Cotter features Boston-area artist Janet Echelman, whose artistic process encompasses technology, engineering and civic engagement. See more in the video below, and watch Articulate on WGBX-TV , Sundays at 4:30 pm.

    Janet Echelman, Arturo Rios, Death, Justin Bettman | Articulate | PBS
    Sculptor Janet Echelman, milliner Arturo Rios, death in art, photographer Justin Bettman.
    http://www.pbs.org

3 days ago

Wednesdays, January 31 – March 21, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm – Foundations of Botanical Drawing & Painting

Celebrate the colors of seasonal plants while learning how to realistically depict your subject matter in pencil, and then in watercolor, with Sarah Roche, on eight Wednesdays, January 31 – March 21 from 9:30 – 12:30 at the Wellesley College Botanic Garden. All abilities are welcome! This course is the core of WCBG Friends’ botanical art program. Friends price $275, nonmembers $325. Register at http://wellesley.edu/wcbg/learn.

    Wednesdays, January 31 - March 21, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - Foundations of Botanical Drawing & Painting
    Celebrate the colors of seasonal plants while learning how to realistically depict your subject matter in pencil, and then in watercolor, with Sarah Roche, on eight Wednesdays, January 31 - March 21 from 9:30 - 12:30 at the Wellesley College Botanic Garden. All abilities are welcome!
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

3 days ago

Tuesday, January 23, 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm – Aquatic Places Webinar

This January 23 webinar from noon to one is part of is part of a series called Great Habitats of the Northeast which began last winter. In this series, Elizabeth Farnsworth, senior research ecologist for New England Wild Flower Society, will introduce you to some of the truly special New England habitats and discuss their ecology and distinctive plant life. The Aquatic Places webinar will teach you about aquatic plants and the amazing adaptations that enable them to live their lives almost entirely under water. Visit lakes, streams, and other wet places to explore the native and invasive inhabitants of our waterways. $10 for NEWFS members, $13 for nonmembers. Sign up at http://www.newfs.org/learn/our-programs/live-webinar-aquatic-places

    Tuesday, January 23, 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm - Aquatic Places Webinar
    This January 23 webinar from noon to one is part of is part of a series called Great Habitats of the Northeast which began last winter. In this series, Elizabeth Farnsworth, senior research ecologist for New England Wild Flower Society, will introduce you to some of the truly special New England habitats and discuss their ecology and distinctive plant life.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

About

EveryBlock collects 19 types of news in Boston — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 168-172 Exeter St.

Upcoming events

Tue

View full calendar →

Thousands of neighbors connect and get their news via EveryBlock, including:

Sajit Nayar Kamala Thejeswani Emily Green Sajit Jim Schley Patricia Binda Jhalender Gautam Partners Mr.Austin2U

You're 60 seconds from creating an account and joining them…

or
Enter your email address

168-172 Exeter St.