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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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10 hours 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
    http://www.bcaonline.org

10 hours 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

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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
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

16 hours 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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18 hours 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

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25 hours 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

29 hours 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

33 hours 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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42 hours 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

47 hours 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

2 days ago

2 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

2 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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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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4 days ago

January 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 2)

Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Bowditch School building, 82 Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to left of main stairs). Agenda includes: (1) Updates; and, (2)  Good Jobs Standards – proposal for draft guidelines for construction and permanent jobs.

    January 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 2)
    Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Bowditch School building, 82 Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to left of main stairs). Agenda includes: (1) Updates; and, (2) Good Jobs Standards - proposal for draft guidelines for construction and permanent jobs.
    http://www.jpnc.org

4 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@
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4 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.
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5 days ago

5 days ago

The tropics have arrived, and we’re not just ...

The tropics have arrived, and we’re not just talking about the warm weather outside today! Beautiful orchids are starting to appear in the Gardner’s Courtyard, where they will keep us in the spring spirit through the winter months.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    The tropics have arrived, and we're not just talking about the warm weather outside today! Beautiful orchids are starting to appear in the Gardner's Courtyard, where they will keep us in the spring...
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5 days ago

Henry James introduced Isabella Stewart Gardn...

Henry James introduced Isabella Stewart Gardner to painter John Singer Sargent in 1886, beginning a life-long friendship. Learn more about Henry James, Isabella, and their creative circle of friends in our exhibition Henry James and American Painting, on view through January 21: http://bit.ly/2xISp1h #HenryIsabella

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Henry James introduced Isabella Stewart Gardner to painter John Singer Sargent in 1886, beginning a life-long friendship. Learn more about Henry James, Isabella, and their creative circle of friends...
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5 days ago

Happy birthday, John Singer Sargent! Sargent ...

Happy birthday, John Singer Sargent! Sargent and Isabella were close friends from their introduction in 1886 until her death in 1924. Sargent sometimes used the Gothic Room as a studio and Gardner ultimately owned over 60 works by Sargent (who in turn painted her three times!). #OnThisDay #JohnSingerSargent Image: John Singer Sargent (1856 - 1925), El Jaleo, 1882, oil on canvas.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Happy birthday, John Singer Sargent! Sargent and Isabella were close friends from their introduction in 1886 until her death in 1924. Sargent sometimes used the Gothic Room as a studio and Gardner...
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5 days ago

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

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    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

5 days ago

El Alcalde Walsh renueva su mandato

El primero de enero, el Alcalde Martin Walsh renovó su mandato de alcalde de Boston en frente de una audiencia grande de residentes, líderes espirituales y oficiales electos en Cutler Majestic Theatre. El antiguo vicepresidente, Joe Biden, presidió la ceremonia.

    El Alcalde Walsh renueva su mandato
    El primero de enero, el Alcalde Martin Walsh renovó su mandato de alcalde de Boston en frente de una audiencia grande de residentes, líderes espirituales y oficiales electos en Cutler Majestic Theatre. El antiguo vicepresidente, Joe Biden, presidió la ceremonia. En su discurso, Walsh presentó un plan de acción que incluye tres componentes principales.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

5 days ago

Mayor Walsh is sworn in to serve second term

By Beth Treffeisen

    Mayor Walsh is sworn in to serve second term
    By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette On New Year's Day morning, Mayor Martin Walsh took his oath of office and was sworn in to his second term as the 54 th Mayor of Boston in front of a large crowd filled with residents, supporters, faith leaders, and elected officials in the Cutler Majestic Theatre.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

5 days ago

Local nonprofit struggles to find home in JP

Boston Makers, a local makerspace founded and run by Jamaica Plain residents, is struggling to find permanent space to open in the neighborhood before its time is up at the Eliot School in mid-March 2018.

    Local nonprofit struggles to find home in JP
    Boston Makers, a local makerspace founded and run by Jamaica Plain residents, is struggling to find permanent space to open in the neighborhood before its time is up at the Eliot School in mid-March 2018.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

5 days ago

BPS will not implement new start times after blowback

After releasing new start and end times for 105 of the 125 schools in the system for next school year, Boston Public Schools (BPS) is putting the brakes on the new policy after blowback from parents and the community.

    BPS will not implement new start times after blowback
    After releasing new start and end times for 105 of the 125 schools in the system for next school year, Boston Public Schools (BPS) is putting the brakes on the new policy after blowback from parents and the community.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

5 days ago

CELEBRATION OF JAMAICA POND

South Street Youth Center (SSYT) youths and staff with Frederick Law Olmsted (a.k.a. Gerry Wright). SSYT, “Olmsted,” state Reps. Jeffrey Sanchez and Liz Malia, and others will gather for a “Celebration of Jamaica Pond” event on Jan. 18 to discuss future projects for the area. The event will start at 7 p.m. at First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist (UU). For more information, visit bit.ly/2mdrp3g.

    CELEBRATION OF JAMAICA POND
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