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This watercolor of an earlier oil painting shows a Northern African woman inhaling the smoke of ambergris burning in the small brazier in front of her. The sweet-smelling incense was believed to ward off evil spirits and also served as an aphrodisiac. The original oil is on view The Clark. Image: John Singer Sargent, Incensing the Veil (detail), 1880, watercolor on paper.
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Award-winning baritone Samuel Hasselhorn and versatile and talented pianist Renate Rohlfing team up for a Young Artist Showcase at the Gardner on March 25. Get your tickets for Schumann, Britten, Schubert, and more: http://bit.ly/2phz16H
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The 484-foot building, to be known as 1000 Boylston St., will include 108 residential units through 27 floors that will be set on two stories of about 45,500 square feet of retail and restaurant space, the Boston Planning & Development Agency said. http://bhne.ws/ML2L6Ym
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Paul Falkowski, Distinguished Professor, Bennett L. Smith Chair in Business and Natural Resources, Departments of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, will speak on Tuesday, April 3 at 6 pm in the Geological Lecture Hall at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford Street, on the topic Life’s Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitable. The free public lecture is part of the Evolution Matters Lecture Series, supported by a generous gift from Dr.s Herman and Joan Suit.
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Join the Alliance at our Annual Meeting for Members on March 21 at 6 PM at the New Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street with special guest James Lindberg, Vice President of Research and Policy, Preservation Green Lab, part of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The Preservation Green Lab is producing innovative and forward-thinking big data tools that are shaping the way we think about preservation and sustainability. To kick off the Boston Preservation Alliance’s 40th Anniversary year, James Lindberg will speak about the evolution of historic preservation, answer questions like “Why We Preserve?” and discuss the future of the field through its growing connections with the environmental and sustainability movements. Not a member yet? Now is the perfect time to join or renew. Visit http://bostonpreservation.org.
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Recovered Stolen Property
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The 484-foot building, to be known as 1000 Boylston St., will include 108 residential units through 27 floors that will be set on two stories of about 45,500 square feet of retail and restaurant space, the Boston Planning & Development Agency said.
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Edelman posted on Instagram about the event and said, “I’ll be at the @verizon Destination Store in Boston tomorrow, 3/16 for the launch of the @samsungmobileusa Galaxy S9. Come hang out! 😉 745 Boylston St. from 5:30-7pm.”
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Hey orchid lovers! The greenhouse is in full bloom with these lovely beauties. Our fav at the moment are these star-shaped orchids with a kiss of magenta.
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Approval of proposed 1000 Boylston Street project in Back Bay to contribute to cohesiveness of CityThis article has 3 other Boston locations (Show)
81 Chestnut Hill Avenue approval to revitalize Brighton property site with 14 residential units
11-19 Walley Street in Orient Heights to bring transit-oriented housing to East Boston
Market-rate and affordable transit-oriented housing approved for 185-191 Geneva Avenue in Dorchester
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On March 24 explore the theme of life stories during this all-day event, included with Museum admission! The fun, innovative programming for the day is inspired by the stories we see illustrated in the Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth exhibition, by Isabella’s life story—and by your own. It includes artist talks, performances (including one with Danza Orgánica!), hands-on art, and gallery experiences. Save the date: http://bit.ly/2FMOdyQ
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The Boston Committee of the Garden Club of America Spring Meeting will take place Monday, April 9, 2018. Please note change of venue: Brae Burn Country Club, 326 Fuller Street,
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What is a weed? Why do weeds appear? How should we remove them? Are some weeds beneficial? The answers to these questions are not always straightforward. For instance, violets are one of the most important plants for fritillary butterflies, and yet they are labelled weeds. Goldenrods, which provide more wildlife benefit than any other herbaceous plant in the flora, are also considered weeds. Join Dan Jaffe at Garden in the Woods in Framingham on Thursday, March 22 from 9 – 12 for a fascinating discussion of weeds and their place in the landscape. Co-sponsored by the Ecological Landscape Alliance. $40 for members of sponsoring organizations, $48 for nonmembers. Register at http://www.newfs.org/learn/our-programs/weeds