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#TBT In 1981, American singer, actress, guita...

#TBT In 1981, American singer, actress, guitarist, songwriter, and civil rights activist, Odetta, performed in the Tapestry Room. Often referred to as “The Voice of the Civil Rights Movement,” she was deemed the queen of American folk music by Martin Luther King Jr. ✊

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    TBT In 1981, American singer, actress, guitarist, songwriter, and civil rights activist, Odetta, performed in the Tapestry Room. Often referred to as "The Voice of the Civil Rights Movement," she...
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Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend

$30+, 8 p.m., Friday, May 25, Symphony Hall, 301 Mass. Ave., Boston, bso.org.

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$18, Friday, May 25, the Middle East Upstairs, 480 Mass. Ave., Cambridge, mideastoffers.com.

    Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend
    Including La Sylphide performed by the Boston Ballet, Laura Veirs performing at the Middle East, and more. When you have a repertoire spanning as many years and as many types of music as the Boston Pops does, it makes sense to do the occasional recap show.
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Want to hear and see the Cyclorama come alive...

Want to hear and see the Cyclorama come alive on June 2 for the BCA Ball & Disco Under the Dome!? We couldn't do it without the support of AVFX​ who we are working with for the third straight year to blow your socks off. Purchase your tickets today: https://bcaonline.secure.force.com/donate/?dfId=a0n4100000O2aVTAAZ

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    Want to hear and see the Cyclorama come alive on June 2 for the BCA Ball & Disco Under the Dome!? We couldn't do it without the support of AVFX​ who we are working with for the third straight year to...
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South End Landmark District Commission

18.1305 SE           18 Concord Square Proposed Work: At garden level, replace two wood 1 over 1 windows with 2 fiberglass 2 over 2 windows.

18.1298 SE           535 Shawmut Avenue: Proposed Work: At front façade, install new blade sign.

18.1308 SE           433 Columbus Avenue: Proposed Work: At front façade, install wrought iron gate at the front of stoop

18.1302 SE           694 Tremont Street: Proposed Work: At front façade reopen storefront door, add a belt sign and gooseneck lighting.

18.1293 SE           26 Braddock Park: Remove existing roof deck and install replacement roof deck.

18.1194 SE           34 Claremont Street: At front façade, repoint brick and rebuild brick wall above second level bay window. Paint sills and banding in kind.

18.1297 SE           537 Columbus Avenue: At side façade (of a corner building) rebuild brick barrier wall to original configuration.

18.1313 SE           545 Columbus Avenue: At front façade, replace basement windows with same curved edge, single pane windows. Repair...

18.1309 SE           13 Concord Square: Construct a roof deck.

18.1304 SE           42 Concord Square: At front façade garden level, replace three 2 over 2 and two 1 over 1 aluminum windows with aluminum clad windows.

18.1275 SE           463 Massachusetts Avenue: At front façade, repair wood trim on oriel in kind.  

18.1294 SE           554 Massachusetts Avenue: At front façade repair front steps in kind. Repaint steps that are currently painted.

18.1191 SE           614 Massachusetts Avenue: Repair asphalt shingle hipped roof in kind.

18.1299 SE           69 Worcester St: At dormer level, replace three vinyl windows with new wood windows. The pane configuration will be 2 over 2 on the front window and 1x1 for the 2 side light windows.

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18.1160 SE           64 East Brookline Street Proposed Work: At front façade, replace front awning with new, metal awning.

18.1253 SE           33 Dwight Street: Proposed Work: Expand existing roof deck. At front façade, install street number placard.

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18.1279 SE           85 West Newton Street: Proposed Work: Install exterior lighting and signage.

18.1307 SE           320 Shawmut Avenue LLC: Proposed Work: At front façade, floors 2-5, replace all windows with 2 over 2 Marvin Ultimate windows.

112 Shawmut Avenue Proposed Work: At the corner of Herald Street and Shawmut Avenue, demolish interior and modify the exterior of an existing historic warehouse. Incorporate the remaining façade into a new 13 story residential tower.

112 Shawmut Avenue Proposed Work: At the corner of Herald Street and Shawmut Avenue, demolish interior and modify the exterior of an existing historic warehouse. Incorporate the remaining façade into a new 13 story residential tower.

18.1301 SE           76 Appleton Street: At side façade (of a corner building) install HVAC unit inside of an existing vent opening. Replace existing cover with a metal vent cover painted black.

18.1318 SE           14 Clarendon Street: At front façade third floor, replace 4 non-historic 2 over 2 aluminum windows in-kind.

18.1281 SE           11 Dwight Street: Repoint front façade in kind.

18.1249 SE           39 Dwight Street #2: At rear façade replace trim around dormer in kind.

18.1273 SE           74 East Brookline Street: At front façade, repair 3 window sills in kind, spot repointing in kind, Repair front stoop landing, garden level stairs and walkway in kind. Install new rubber roof and soffit in kind.

18.1306 SE           37 East Springfield Street: Repair and resurface main stoop steps and steps leading to garden level in kind. Restore and repaint existing iron handrails.

18.1239 SE           48 Rutland Street: Replace asphalt shingle roof in kind.

18.1291 SE           332 Shawmut Avenue: At rear façade, replace rubber roof decking, and railings in kind. Install copper gutters.

18.1262 SE           656 Tremont St #6: At front façade third level, replace one aluminum 1 over 1 window with wood 2 over 2 windows.

18.1290 SE           162 West Brookline Street:  At front façade, clean and repair masonry and restore front stoop in kind. Repair and restore 2 historic light wells, restore all front faced historic windows. Repair roof deck and roof hatch in kind.

18.1289 SE           167 West Brookline Street: At front façade, paint lintels, sills, door hood, and stoop in kind.

18.1187 SE           195 West Brookline Street: Replace existing roof decking in kind. Replace guardrail with black metal guardrail.

18.1303 SE           12 Yarmouth St: At parlor and garden level, replace two 2x2 and four 1x1 aluminum windows with aluminum clad windows.

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    South End Landmark District Commission
    II. DESIGN REVIEW HEARING 18.1146 SE Herald Street Between Harrison and Albany Proposed Work: Install wheelchair ramps 18.1305 SE 18 Concord Square Proposed Work: At garden level, replace two wood 1 over 1 windows with 2 fiberglass 2 over 2 windows. 18.1160 SE 64 East Brookline Street Proposed Work: At front façade, replace front awning with new, metal awning.
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When it comes to saving Central Square arts, zoning is probably not the tool, planner says

...a few people pointed to the potential seen in the MIT Museum, which will leave 265 Massachusetts Ave. for Kendall Square as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology revamps its East Campus. Interest in...

    When it comes to saving Central Square arts, zoning is probably not the tool, planner says
    Though the idea of creating and preserving spaces for the arts in the Central Square Cultural District has widespread support, trying to do it through zoning has limitations, a city official warned Wednesday.
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A sarpech is a traditional Indian ornament us...

A sarpech is a traditional Indian ornament used mainly by noblemen on the fronts of their turbans. On the back is a shaft to hold a feather, so the wearer can add even more panache to their look. Twelve different gems adorn this ornament, nine of which form the standard combination of the talismanic navaratna. Object: Indian, Turban Ornament (Sarpech) (detail), 19th century, white nephrite jade base, with gems set in gold, and a gilded metal pin.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    A sarpech is a traditional Indian ornament used mainly by noblemen on the fronts of their turbans. On the back is a shaft to hold a feather, so the wearer can add even more panache to their look....
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33 hours ago

Switch up your Saturday by coming to our Satu...

Switch up your Saturday by coming to our Saturday Open Studio: Objects of Power! In collaboration with Polly Thayer Starr Artist Peter Evonuk, this hands-on art project takes inspiration from sculpture to create beautiful paintings. Mark your calendars: http://bit.ly/2Gol4cx

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Switch up your Saturday by coming to our Saturday Open Studio: Objects of Power! In collaboration with Polly Thayer Starr Artist Peter Evonuk, this hands-on art project takes inspiration from...
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33 hours ago

30-Second Film Festival Reel

Cambridge Community Television | 438 Massachusetts Ave | Cambridge MA 02139 | 617-661-6900 |

    30-Second Film Festival Reel
    Watch the 30-Second Film Festival. This production challenge was open to the public, and provided the opportunity to produce a 30-second film over the course of a week. Each team of filmmakers were assigned a prompt, and won prizes in a series of categories.
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37 hours ago

Summer is almost here—have you planned your v...

Summer is almost here—have you planned your vacation yet? Look no further than the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum! Full of art, history, and culture, our Museum has something exciting for the whole family. Plan your visit now: http://bit.ly/2DoIb9y

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Summer is almost here-have you planned your vacation yet? Look no further than the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum! Full of art, history, and culture, our Museum has something exciting for the whole...
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#TransformationTuesday Every Tuesday, our hea...

#TransformationTuesday Every Tuesday, our head of horticulture, Stan Kozak, and his expert team go out and spruce up the Courtyard. New species are brought in every month, which requires meticulous planning to make sure the plants are ready for their debut. 🌿

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    TransformationTuesday Every Tuesday, our head of horticulture, Stan Kozak, and his expert team go out and spruce up the Courtyard. New species are brought in every month, which requires meticulous...
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2 days ago

Boston Center for the Arts shared PBD Events'...

PBD Events knows how to throw a party! From the tiniest detail to the limitless soft-seating, they know how to transform the #cyclorama. Thank you for your continued support! Purchase your tickets for the BCA Ball & Disco Under the Dome today! https://bcaonline.secure.force.com/donate/?dfId=a0n4100000O2aVTAAZ

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    PBD Events updated their cover photo.
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We were shocked and saddened to hear about th...

We were shocked and saddened to hear about the death of S. J. Brooks. S. J. was a valued member of the BCA staff when he worked here in 2012 as a member of our Visual Arts team. He was a kind-hearted, generous, and wonderfully creative person with a deep commitment to his work in the community. We extend our sincerest condolences to S.J.'s family and friends during this horrible time. https://www.google.com/amp/boston.cbslocal.com/2018/05/21/cougar-attack-victim-sj-brooks-washington-seattle-boston/amp/

    Victim In Deadly Washington State Cougar Attack Had Boston Ties
    SEATTLE (CBS/AP) - The mountain biker killed in a vicious cougar attack in Washington State over the weekend studied and worked in Boston in recent years. S.J. Brooks., a 32-year-old Seattle resident, was killed after encountering the cougar with another mountain biker during a morning ride in the foothills near North Bend.
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3 days ago

New England Conservatory is with Elise Kolle ...

Jordan Hall is perhaps a tad quieter this week after the pomp and circumstance of Commencement weekend, but the music continues! In today's #MusicMonday release, Emily Mariko Eng '18 MM conducts the NEC Wind Ensemble in "Music for an Indian Summer," composed by late #NECfaculty member Daniel Pinkham and featuring Elise Kolle '18 on harp. Emily and Elise both graduated yesterday—big congratulations to both of them, and to all of our #NECclassof18 graduates! 🎓🎉

    New England Conservatory
    Jordan Hall is perhaps a tad quieter this week after the pomp and circumstance of Commencement weekend, but the music continues! In today's #MusicMonday release, Emily Mariko Eng '18 MM conducts the...
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3 days ago

When you visit the Veronese Room, be sure to ...

When you visit the Veronese Room, be sure to look up! Crowned with flowers of Cupid in a court of gods and goddesses, The Coronation of Hebe was a subject fit for the queen of Fenway Court. 👑 Image: Studio of Paolo Veronese, The Coronation of Hebe, 1580-1589, oil on canvas.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    When you visit the Veronese Room, be sure to look up! Crowned with flowers of Cupid in a court of gods and goddesses, The Coronation of Hebe was a subject fit for the queen of Fenway Court. 👑 Image:...
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3 days ago

Devour Tacos, Jumbo Pretzels, and Key Lime Martinis Near Symphony Hall Tonight

...ceviche tonight. Two Saints Tavern and Dos Diablos Taco Bar are opening in adjoining spaces (52 Gainsborough St., Fenway) on Monday, May 21, as Boston Magazine reports. The restaurant duo includes a beer...

    Devour Tacos, Jumbo Pretzels, and Key Lime Martinis Near Symphony Hall Tonight
    Diners in the Symphony area can feast on tacos, beer, and ceviche tonight. Two Saints Tavern and Dos Diablos Taco Bar are opening in adjoining spaces (52 Gainsborough St., Fenway) on Monday, May 21, as Boston Magazine reports. The restaurant duo includes a beer hall atmosphere and a taqueria, with no shortage of snacks and booze to go around.
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3 days ago

A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: Impeachment, sacred spaces, Jelly comedy

Standing Waves Series with Aki Onda from 4 to 6 p.m. at The MIT Press Bookstore, 301 Massachusetts Ave., in The Port neighborhood near Central Square. Free, with a suggested donation of $5 to $10.

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“The Amorous Heart: An Unconventional History of Love” with Marilyn Yalom from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square. Free.

Skip the Small Talk from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Aeronaut Brewing, 14 Tyler St., near Union Square, Somerville. Admission is $10 for this 21-plus event.

Malcolm Mooney and Herbcraft from 8 to 11 p.m. at First Church Somerville UCC, 89 College Ave., between Davis and Powder House squares in Somerville. Tickets are $12 (or $13.41 with the online service fee).

Jelly: Women in Comedy Night from 9:30 to 11 p.m. at ImprovBoston, 40 Prospect St., Central Square. Tickets are $10.

Fresh Dance Friday with ProviDance Project from 4 to 5 p.m. Friday at Green Street Studios, 185 Green St., Central Square. Free.

    A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: Impeachment, sacred spaces, Jelly comedy
    "The Amorous Heart: An Unconventional History of Love" with Marilyn Yalom from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square. Free. Scholar Marilyn Yalom explains the history of the two-lobed heart symbol from scripture and tapestry to T-shirts and text messages, shedding light on how we have expressed love since antiquity.
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