5 hours ago

As you know, we're all about supporting the a...

As you know, we're all about supporting the artistic process at Boston Center for the Arts. So we're especially excited to share this great video produced by Northeastern University about the process of creating their most recent piece of public art - a gorgeous mural created by BCA artist Silvia Chavez. Go Silvia! https://news.northeastern.edu/2018/06/18/watch-as-boston-artist-silvia-lopez-chavez-paints-public-art-mural-at-northeastern/

    Watch as Boston artist Silvia López Chavez paints public art mural at Northeastern
    Local artist Silvia López Chavez has transformed a wall outside the Ruggles MBTA Station into her largest piece of public art to date. The 5,000-square-foot...
    https://news.northeastern.edu

8 hours ago

Wednesday, July 18, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – A Summer Party

The Friends of the Public Garden will hold its annual Summer Party on Wednesday, July 18 from 6 – 8 on the Roof at Taj Boston, sponsored by Cambridge Trust Company.  Visit http://friendsofthepublicgarden.org/2018/06/05/2018summerparty/ for ticket information.  The event sells out, so act now!

    Wednesday, July 18, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - A Summer Party
    The Friends of the Public Garden will hold its annual Summer Party on Wednesday, July 18 from 6 - 8 on the Roof at Taj Boston, sponsored by Cambridge Trust Company. Visit http://friendsofthepublicgarden.org/2018/06/05/2018summerparty/ for ticket information. The event sells out, so act now!
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8 hours ago

Wednesday, July 18, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Tree Health Assessment

Jerry Bond, Urban Forestry Consultant, Urban Forest Analytics LLC, will lead Arnold Arboretum attendees through a new field protocol for obtaining quick and reliable estimates of tree health, a critical component of tree condition. He will introduce his process of observation, with emphasis on producing repeatable and useful results. After practicing techniques in the field, he will present the way field observations can be interpreted and transformed into reliable information for communicating to clients. Jerry will also stress understanding the limits of observation in order to guard against making assumptions. A second outdoor session will test real-world application of these methods. He will explain the biological foundation for his field protocol and end the program with the day-to-day utility of this approach within various work contexts. This class is based on the book, Urban Tree Health: A Practical and Precise Estimation Method, by Jerry Bond, published in 2012. Lunch will be provided. $150.

    Wednesday, July 18, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm - Tree Health Assessment
    Jerry Bond, Urban Forestry Consultant, Urban Forest Analytics LLC, will lead Arnold Arboretum attendees through a new field protocol for obtaining quick and reliable estimates of tree health, a critical component of tree condition. He will introduce his process of observation, with emphasis on producing repeatable and useful results.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

16 hours ago

  • Award-Winning Chapter Books

    Ms. Coyne Gillespie is asking for $449.72:
    My students need award-winning, high-interest chapter books to spark a love for reading!
    Josiah Quincy Elementary School Comment

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Jungle at Royale Nightclub on 06/17/2018 08:00 PM EDT

279 Tremont Street

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32 hours ago

Thursday, February 14 – Wednesday, February 20, 2019 – San Miguel de Allende

Join Pacific Horticulture for Valentine’s Day in romantic San Miguel de Allende. Private garden visits include a lush, walled compound, a collector’s home and garden with sculpture and fabulous Mexican art, and a quirky artist retreat filled with ongoing mosaic projects. We’ll visit The Mask Museum in San Miguel housed adjacent to a charming courtyard garden and explore el Charco del Ingenio, a botanical garden and nature preserve (below). History and folk art await us in Dolores Hidalgo and Atotonilco.

    Thursday, February 14 - Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - San Miguel de Allende
    Join Pacific Horticulture for Valentine's Day in romantic San Miguel de Allende. Private garden visits include a lush, walled compound, a collector's home and garden with sculpture and fabulous Mexican art, and a quirky artist retreat filled with ongoing mosaic projects.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

32 hours ago

Saturday, July 7, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Gloucester Garden Tour

Join Generous Gardeners on Saturday, July 7 from 10 – 4 in the intriguing Lanesville neighborhood of Gloucester for the sixth annual Gloucester Garden Tour. Explore more than a dozen lovely private gardens, quarries and ocean views. Rain or Shine. Contact Susan Kelly or 781-346-1363. Tickets are $30 and may be purchased the day of the tour at 1123 Washington St, Gloucester, MA, or in advance online at http://generousgardeners.org/gloucester-garden-tour/.

    Saturday, July 7, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Gloucester Garden Tour
    Join Generous Gardeners on Saturday, July 7 from 10 - 4 in the intriguing Lanesville neighborhood of Gloucester for the sixth annual Gloucester Garden Tour. Explore more than a dozen lovely private gardens, quarries and ocean views. Rain or Shine. Contact Susan Kelly or 781-346-1363.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

35 hours ago

Wednesday, June 27, 7:30 pm – Encouraging Healthy Bird Population In Massachusetts

Birds are not only winged harbingers of spring, they are harbingers of healthy ecosystems. 2018 is the ‘Year of the Bird’ and new research exposes the critical role that farmland and other diverse habitats provide for birdlife. In New England, birds associated with grass- and shrublands represent some of the most treasured wildlife in Massachusetts, but they are also some of the most imperiled and rapidly declining bird groups. Most of these birds depend significantly on privately-owned lands, agricultural landscapes, and the efforts of individual landowners in order to survive.

    Wednesday, June 27, 7:30 pm - Encouraging Healthy Bird Population In Massachusetts
    Birds are not only winged harbingers of spring, they are harbingers of healthy ecosystems. 2018 is the 'Year of the Bird' and new research exposes the critical role that farmland and other diverse habitats provide for birdlife.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

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Saturday, June 23 – Strawberry Festivals

There are two general types of strawberry festivals : community festivals, usually organized by a church, school, local Chamber of commerce or a town, and strawberry festivals held at and by a farm. They are different in what they offer.  Image below from www.bettycrocker.com.

    Saturday, June 23 - Strawberry Festivals
    There are two general types of strawberry festivals : community festivals, usually organized by a church, school, local Chamber of commerce or a town, and strawberry festivals held at and by a farm. They are different in what they offer. Image below from www.bettycrocker.com.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

2 days ago

Tuesday, July 3 – Saturday, July 7 – National Gesneriad Convention

The Gesneriad family includes African violets as well as Gloxinias, Streptocarpus, Kohlerias, Epicias, Sinningias and approximately 3,400 species, thousands of hybrids and intergenerics.

    Tuesday, July 3 - Saturday, July 7 - National Gesneriad Convention
    The Gesneriad family includes African violets as well as Gloxinias, Streptocarpus, Kohlerias, Epicias, Sinningias and approximately 3,400 species, thousands of hybrids and intergenerics. This national convention will include seminars on cultivation and recent research of this diverse plant family. Bus tours are offered of local and private nurseries and greenhouses.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

2 days ago

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Okkervil River at Royale Nightclub on 06/16/2018 07:00 PM EDT

279 Tremont Street

    The Bowery Presents
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2 days ago

John Prine at Boch Center Wang Theatre on 06/15/2018 08:00 PM EDT

270 Tremont St.

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3 days ago

Chinatown meeting roundup: CSC, CRA

...Block project was given by the developers of the three buildings. The project site encompasses 112 Shawmut Avenue, owned by the Davis Companies; 50 Herald Street, owned by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association...

...the three buildings. The project site encompasses 112 Shawmut Avenue, owned by the Davis Companies; 50 Herald Street, owned by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association; and 120 Shawmut Avenue, owned by Boston Chinese...

...by the Davis Companies; 50 Herald Street, owned by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association; and 120 Shawmut Avenue, owned by Boston Chinese Evangelical Church. Pending a July 12 BPDA vote, the planned development...

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Plainclothes police patrols are monitoring drug activity and making many arrests at Washington, Beach and Oxford streets, Fong said.

Gourmet China House at 55 Beach Street will apply for a beer and wine license, said owner Michael Chen.

    Chinatown meeting roundup: CSC, CRA
    The Chinatown Safety Committee (CSC) and Chinatown Resident Association (CRA) held their monthly meetings on June 6. CSC [caption id=attachment_47088 align=alignnone width=800] Boston Police Department District A-1 Capt. Ken Fong spoke about local crime June 6 during the Chinatown Safety Committee at the Doubletree Hotel.
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3 days ago

Bowery Boston added 42 new photos — at Royale...

with Amyl and The Sniffers at Royale Photos by Ben Stas (Noise Floor)

    Bowery Boston
    Bowery Boston added a new photo - at Royale.
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3 days ago

Bowery Boston added 42 new photos — with Joel...

with Amyl and The Sniffers at Royale Photos by Ben Stas (Noise Floor)

    Bowery Boston
    Bowery Boston added a new photo - at Royale.
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3 days ago

Friday, July 13, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival: Chatham Garden Club Tour

As part of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival, the Chatham Garden Club will present four gardens open for viewing on Friday, July 13 from 10 – 4. The proceeds from the garden tours will benefit Chatham Garden Club. Admission is $5 per garden tour. RAIN or SHINE. For more information visit http://www.chathamgardenclub.org/

    Friday, July 13, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival: Chatham Garden Club Tour
    As part of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival, the Chatham Garden Club will present four gardens open for viewing on Friday, July 13 from 10 - 4. The proceeds from the garden tours will benefit Chatham Garden Club. Admission is $5 per garden tour. RAIN or SHINE.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

3 days ago

Through April, 2019 – Alicja Kwade: TunnelTeller

Berlin-based contemporary artist Alicja Kwade (b.1979, Poland) has long been engaged with value systems, philosophical questions about the essence of reality, and with attempting to examine, if not resolve, issues of inherently subjective concepts such as space and time. In her sculptures, as well as installations, photographs, and films, Kwade occupies herself with the structural properties of everyday objects and questioning the veracity of matter, revealing possibilities for alternate realities, while examining social agreements and supposed truths.

    Through April, 2019 - Alicja Kwade: TunnelTeller
    Berlin-based contemporary artist Alicja Kwade (b.1979, Poland) has long been engaged with value systems, philosophical questions about the essence of reality, and with attempting to examine, if not resolve, issues of inherently subjective concepts such as space and time.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

3 days ago

  • There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Book!

    Ms. Yee is asking for $420.26:
    My students need BOOKS! They're in desperate need of stories to stimulate the mind, increase knowledge, expand vocabulary and also learn important life lessons.
    Josiah Quincy Elementary School Comment

3 days ago

3 days ago

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard at Royale Nightclub on 06/14/2018 09:00 PM EDT

279 Tremont Street

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4 days ago

Royale added 104 new photos — at Royale.

Photos By: Andrew macROBERT

    Royale
    Royale added a new photo - at Royale.
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