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This silver and enamel opium box has Chinese ...

This silver and enamel opium box has Chinese poetry enameled on the sides. Around the box it reads, “Abode of the mountain resting on a cloud / A fresh rain passed over this lonely mountain, and the weather toward evening changed into autumn / Through repose become non-desiring: thus to grow no old is the way of Taoist Immortals. Written in kui-wei.” (kui-wei indicates the date). Object: Feng Hua, Opium Box, 1883, silver and enamel.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    This silver and enamel opium box has Chinese poetry enameled on the sides. Around the box it reads, "Abode of the mountain resting on a cloud / A fresh rain passed over this lonely mountain, and the...
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16 hours ago

Join us on January 28 for the opening of our ...

Join us on January 28 for the opening of our spring Sunday Concert Series with A Far Cry. They’re kicking off the new year with a new program, “Guardians of the Groove.” Learn more or get tickets: http://bit.ly/2DjbEyC

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Join us on January 28 for the opening of our spring Sunday Concert Series with A Far Cry. They're kicking off the new year with a new program, "Guardians of the Groove." Learn more or get tickets:...
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19 hours ago

About 100 players from local youth centers an...

About 100 players from local youth centers and Boston first responder teams hooped it up at the Behind the Badges Basketball Tournament held at Curtis Hall

    Behind the Badges Basketball Tournament Held at Curtis Hall
    The 2nd Annual Meet the Faces Behind the Badges basketball tournament was held at Curtis Hall on Jan. 13 and 14th. Sponsors included the Boston Center for Youth & Families, the South Street Youth Center and the Boston Police. About 100 players from local youth centers and Boston fir
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Amidst a tapestry of green, these plum-colore...

Amidst a tapestry of green, these plum-colored orchids are the real jewels of the Gardner’s Courtyard this week! #ColorfulCourtyard #GardnerMuseum #Orchids

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Amidst a tapestry of green, these plum-colored orchids are the real jewels of the Gardner's Courtyard this week! #ColorfulCourtyard #GardnerMuseum #Orchids
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35 hours ago

Portraits come in many mediums, styles, and s...

Portraits come in many mediums, styles, and sizes. This Saturday in the Gardner’s Studio, drop by to participate in a portrait-themed project. Consider portraits throughout the Museum and create one of your own: http://bit.ly/2DjbwPE

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Portraits come in many mediums, styles, and sizes. This Saturday in the Gardner's Studio, drop by to participate in a portrait-themed project. Consider portraits throughout the Museum and create one...
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37 hours ago

Tonight at the Mills Gallery! Karen Campbell...

Tonight at the Mills Gallery! Karen Campbell at The Boston Globe calls RAINBOW COLLAPSE The Ticket. Space is limited for this new collaborative performance by smolnikova + williams...get your tickets online or at the door and join us for a reception, performance, and post-event talk back with the artists. Tickets & info: http://www.bcaonline.org/calendar/calendar-of-events/details/963-run-of-the-mills--rainbow-collapse.html

    The Ticket: What's happening in the arts world - The Boston Globe
    MUSIC Get The Weekender in your inbox: The Globe's top picks for what to see and do each weekend, in Boston and beyond. MAURA JOHNSTON BCMFEST The 2018 rendition of this mid-winter Celtic music festival will offer four days of music and dance, including an emerging artists showcase on Thursday, "roots and branches" explorations and an "Urban Ceilidh" on Friday, daylong fests on the weekend, and a finale concert to wind things up.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

39 hours ago

The city named seven artists-in-residences an...

The city named seven artists-in-residences and two have JP connections

    Jamaica Plain Resident Among 7 Chosen for Boston's Artist-in-Residence Program
    One Jamaica Plain resident and a faculty member of the Southern Jamaica Plain's Racial Reconciliation and Healing Project were among seven chosen for the city's Artist-in-Residence program for 2018. This year is the third year for the program that creates a collaboration between the art
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

39 hours ago

Celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Wom...

Celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Women's March at BCA this Sunday, January 21, 2018 during #InternationalWomenVoicesDay! We have pulled together some of Boston's brightest female talent for a marathon play-reading event—join us starting at 12 pm and stay for an hour, or stay for the day. We'll be reading plays into the evening and we've got a seat for you! Featuring New Repertory Theatre​, Flat Earth Theatre​ and more. Click the link for the line-up!

    Calendar of Events
    A theatrical companion to the Women's March featuring Boston's brightest female talent. On the one-year anniversary of the Women's March, which saw hundreds of thousands of people marching across the country to promote equal rights for all, join Boston Center for the Arts for a marathon new play reading event of plays by women in the BCA Black Box Theatre.
    http://www.bcaonline.org

40 hours ago

This is the last weekend to see our fantastic...

This is the last weekend to see our fantastic Henry James and American Painting exhibition before it ends. See works by John La Farge, John Singer Sargent, James McNeill Whistler, and others who were part of Isabella and Henry James’s overlapping circles: http://bit.ly/2xISp1h #HenryIsabella

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    This is the last weekend to see our fantastic Henry James and American Painting exhibition before it ends. See works by John La Farge, John Singer Sargent, James McNeill Whistler, and others who were...
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42 hours ago

Want 1/2 price Movers & Shakers Tickets? Join...

Want 1/2 price Movers & Shakers Tickets? Join forte, BCA's young patrons group today and get 1/2 price tickets to the most delicious fundraiser of the year. Membership gets you into free forte-only events and discounts on BCA programs all year long! Link below, offer ends January 21! Photo by Melissa Blackall Photography.

    https://bcaonline.secure.force.com

43 hours ago

Jamaica Plain Resident Among 7 Chosen for Boston’s Artist-in-Residence Program

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    Jamaica Plain Resident Among 7 Chosen for Boston's Artist-in-Residence Program
    One Jamaica Plain resident and a faculty member of the Southern Jamaica Plain's Racial Reconciliation and Healing Project were among seven chosen for the city's Artist-in-Residence program for 2018. This year is the third year for the program that creates a collaboration between the art
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

44 hours ago

Behind the Badges Basketball Tournament Held at Curtis Hall

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    Behind the Badges Basketball Tournament Held at Curtis Hall
    The 2nd Annual Meet the Faces Behind the Badges basketball tournament was held at Curtis Hall on Jan. 13 and 14th. Sponsors included the Boston Center for Youth & Families, the South Street Youth Center and the Boston Police. About 100 players from local youth centers and Boston fir
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

Friday and Saturday 9pm this Fall we are indu...

Friday and Saturday 9pm this Fall we are indulging in the 'Water of Life'. Come and join us for a Dram Session each Friday and Saturday at 9pm onwards when we present four different Single Malts and give you the lowdown on each one. You can join us at the cask or enjoy them at your table. Lowland/Highland/Speyside/Islay - a Journey through taste and time! YOU CAN GET TICKETS HERE http://thehavenjp.com/2018/01/dram-night-friday-and-saturday-2/

    DRAM NIGHT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
    Friday and Saturday 9pm this Fall we are indulging in the 'Water of Life'. Come and join us for aDram Session each Friday and Saturday at 9pm onwards when we present four different Single Malts and give you the lowdown on each one. You can join us at the cask or enjoy them at your table.
    http://thehavenjp.com

2 days ago

Boston Center for the Arts shared their event...

    Run of the Mills | Rainbow Collapse
    Run of the Mills | Rainbow Collapse January 19 | 7-9 pm The Mills Gallery An evening of durational performance, participatory installation and reception...
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2 days ago

This would be a unique business to own! JP Kn...

This would be a unique business to own! JP Knit & Stitch is for sale

    This Ain't No Yarn: JP Knit & Stitch Is For Sale
    Do you love yarn and have always wanted your own knitting business? Here's your opportunity because JP Knit & Stitch is for sale. "Our five year lease is up and this seems like the perfect opportunity to transition ownership of the shop.
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2 days ago

This Ain’t No Yarn: JP Knit & Stitch Is For Sale

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    This Ain't No Yarn: JP Knit & Stitch Is For Sale
    Do you love yarn and have always wanted your own knitting business? Here's your opportunity because JP Knit & Stitch is for sale. "Our five year lease is up and this seems like the perfect opportunity to transition ownership of the shop.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

3 days ago

Palaver Strings Seeking Sanctuary features th...

Palaver Strings Seeking Sanctuary features the stories and music of three of Boston's immigrant communities, featuring amazing guest artists. Seeking Sanctuary's Chinese set will feature Chinese folk music arranged by guest artist Zhantao Lin performed by Palaver Strings with Zhantao Lin on the erhu. A performer throughout New England, Lin joined Yo-Yo Ma in his Silk Road Project exchange program and is the founder of the Boston Erhu Ensemble. Other places he's performed include Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Peabody Essex Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston Children's Museum, Lincoln Center and others. Performances February 9–11. Tickets available now: https://bcaonline.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0S41000002leTsEAI

    Boston Center for the Arts
    Palaver Strings Seeking Sanctuary features the stories and music of three of Boston's immigrant communities, featuring amazing guest artists. Seeking Sanctuary's Chinese set will feature Chinese...
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3 days ago

Boston Center for the Arts shared Alibi Bosto...

Alibi Boston will be there, will you? Get your tickets to Movers & Shakers today!

    Movers & Shakers
    Boston Center for the Arts, Mills Gallery, Cyclorama, Plaza Theatres
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3 days ago

A Jamaica Plain resident was named the admini...

A Jamaica Plain resident was named the administrator for the Museum of African-American History's Inaugural Book Award

    JP Resident Named Administrator for Museum of African-American History's Inaugural Book Award
    Jamaica Plain resident Pamela D. Waterman has been named Book Award Administrator for the inaugural Museum of African-American History (MAAH) Stone Book Award, which will honor non-fiction literature that celebrates African American history and culture. The award, which includes a $25,000 pri
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

Tomorrow there will be a celebration of Jamai...

Tomorrow there will be a celebration of Jamaica Pond Park with a discussion about a new pedestrian walk from the Cabot Estates and a new path around Jamaica Pond

    New Pedestrian Walk, Path Around Pond Being Discussed at Celebration of Jamaica Pond Park Meeting
    Two grants that will fund the creation of a new path around Jamaica Pond and a pedestrian walk from the Cabot Estates into Jamaica Pond Park will be discussed at a meeting on Thursday night. The grants will also provide funding for landscaping. The Jane Addams-Ellen Swallow Richards-Harriet
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3 days ago

Explore the magical Isabella Stewart Gardner ...

Explore the magical Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and let the beauty of our lush courtyard warm you during the cold of winter. Awaken your senses today: http://bit.ly/2DoIb9y

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Explore the magical Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and let the beauty of our lush courtyard warm you during the cold of winter. Awaken your senses today: http://bit.ly/2DoIb9y
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3 days ago

New Pedestrian Walk, Path Around Pond Being Discussed at Celebration of Jamaica Pond Park Meeting

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    New Pedestrian Walk, Path Around Pond Being Discussed at Celebration of Jamaica Pond Park Meeting
    Two grants that will fund the creation of a new path around Jamaica Pond and a pedestrian walk from the Cabot Estates into Jamaica Pond Park will be discussed at a meeting on Thursday night. The grants will also provide funding for landscaping. The Jane Addams-Ellen Swallow Richards-Harriet
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

4 days ago

Letter: Mildred C. Hailey Tenant Organization Thanks Law Enforcement for Recent Drug and Gun Arrests

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    Letter: Mildred C. Hailey Tenant Organization Thanks Law Enforcement for Recent Drug and Gun Arrests
    In partnership and unity, communities find the strength to uplift. Our community, the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain personifies this. On Monday, January 8th, a large-scale arrest involving our community took place in the culmination of a two-year investigation. It is an important ste
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

The president of the tenant organization for ...

The president of the tenant organization for the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments thanked Boston Police and the FBI for their recent two-year investigation.

    Letter: Mildred C. Hailey Tenant Organization Thanks Law Enforcement for Recent Drug and Gun Arrests
    In partnership and unity, communities find the strength to uplift. Our community, the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain personifies this. On Monday, January 8th, a large-scale arrest involving our community took place in the culmination of a two-year investigation. It is an important ste
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

Update: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 31 Whittier Street in Roxbury

Update: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 31 Whittier Street in Roxbury

    Update: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 31 Whittier Street in Roxbury
    At about 1:46 PM on Thursday, January 11, 2018, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) heard the sound of gunfire while patrolling on foot in the area of 31 Whittier Street in Roxbury. Officers investigated and quickly located a male victim in his early 20's suffering from apparent gunshot wo
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4 days ago

JP Resident Named Administrator for Museum of African-American History’s Inaugural Book Award

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    JP Resident Named Administrator for Museum of African-American History's Inaugural Book Award
    Jamaica Plain resident Pamela D. Waterman has been named Book Award Administrator for the inaugural Museum of African-American History (MAAH) Stone Book Award, which will honor non-fiction literature that celebrates African American history and culture. The award, which includes a $25,000 pri
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

5 days ago

Read: State Sen. Chang-Diaz’s Impassioned Speech for Criminal Justice Reform at MLK Day Breakfast

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    Read: State Sen. Chang-Diaz's Impassioned Speech for Criminal Justice Reform at MLK Day Breakfast
    At the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast held in Boston, state Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz passionately called for the passing of a bill that would provide criminal justice reform, such as no mandatory minimum prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenses throughout the Commonwealth. Governor Ch
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

5 days ago

5 days ago

Read: State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz called upon...

Read: State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz called upon her fellow legislators and the governor to pass legislation that would reform the criminal justice system. The bill would remove mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug offenses.

    Read: State Sen. Chang-Diaz's Impassioned Speech for Criminal Justice Reform at MLK Day Breakfast
    At the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast held in Boston, state Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz passionately called for the passing of a bill that would provide criminal justice reform, such as no mandatory minimum prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenses throughout the Commonwealth. Governor Ch
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

5 days ago

We are open and free today for the Martin Lut...

We are open and free today for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service! Carry on the legacy of #MLK.; join in community-building activities and performances with local luminaries committed to social justice and service. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2DjELVB

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    We are open and free today for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service! Carry on the legacy of #MLK.; join in community-building activities and performances with local luminaries committed to...
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6 days ago

6 days ago

Free admission to Franklin Park Zoo on Martin...

Free admission to Franklin Park Zoo on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Free Admission to Franklin Park Zoo on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    The Franklin Park Zoo will offer free admission on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Guests are invited to write messages of hope and peace on the mural located in the Tropical Forest Pavilion. The zoo is open from 10 am to 4 pm with last admission at 3:30 pm.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

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