14 hours ago

Coming Attractions: April 22 through May 8– What Will Light Your Fire

Wig Out! by Tarell Alvin McCraney. Directed by Summer L. Williams. An American Repertory Theater production presented in collaboration with Company One Theatre at Oberon 2 Arrow St. Cambridge, MA, April 26 through May 13.

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Krakow Witkin Gallery, 10 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

33° at Bell Gallery, List Art Building, Brown University, 64 College Street, Providence, RI, through May 27.

Childs Gallery, 169 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

Boston College, 2101 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA

Anna Christie by Eugene O’Neill. Adapted and directed by Scott Edmiston. Staged by the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, 140 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA, through May 5.

...by Ilyse Robbins. Staged by SpeakEasy Stage Company at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, May 4 through June 2...

...Directed by Diane Paulus. Staged by the American Repertory Theater at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA, May 5 through July 15...

True West by Sam Shepard. Directed by Daniel Bourque. Staged by the Hub Theatre Company of Boston at First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA, through April 26.

Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA

At Emmanuel Church/Parish Hall, 15 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

At Williams Hall/New England Conservatory, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA

    Coming Attractions: April 22 through May 8- What Will Light Your Fire
    Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks. By The Arts Fuse Staff Film This 17th Annual International Film Series promotes cross-cultural cultural performances as well as ethnic cuisine via Monday screenings of international feature films, documentaries, animation, and shorts.
    http://artsfuse.org

27 hours ago

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42 hours ago

The #CentralFlea is BACK! Join us on Sunday, ...

The #CentralFlea is BACK! Join us on Sunday, May 6th as we celebrate our opening day of the season — with a brand new location and an exclusive Beer Garden. RSVP & tell your friends: Opening Day at the Central Flea!

    Central Square Business Association
    The #CentralFlea is BACK! Join us on Sunday, May 6th as we celebrate our opening day of the season - with a brand new location and an exclusive Beer Garden. RSVP & tell your friends: Opening Day at...
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2 days ago

Harvard Square was live.

Happy Earth Day! Members of the Harvard Square Business Association and The City of Cambridge Department of Public Works (Official) are out beautifying the Square today. Thanks to Tom Crowley from Edward Jones Financial Services for getting us started! #Wheredenisetoday #Cambridge #HarvardSq #CambridgeDPW #givingback #EarthDay

    Harvard Square
    Happy Earth Day! Members of the Harvard Square Business Association and The City of Cambridge Department of Public Works (Official) are out beautifying the Square today. Thanks to Tom Crowley from...
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3 days ago

ATTENTION: Our Executive Director search is o...

ATTENTION: Our Executive Director search is officially open! It's an exciting time for new leadership at Allston Brighton CDC. Together with our board and staff, the new Executive Director will build on ABCDC’s active history and its solid financial base and strengthen our organization and its partnerships. Please follow the link to learn about this role and share with your networks. http://allstonbrightoncdc.org/executive-director-search/

    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SEARCH
    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SEARCH The Board of Directors of Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation (Allston Brighton CDC) seeks an Executive Director. Serving the Allston and Brighton neighborhoods of Boston for over 35 years, Allston Brighton CDC has led initiatives that: create affordable homes, foster community leadership, enhance and protect open spaces, and offer steps to increased incomes and assets, so that residents can call Allston Brighton home for the long-term.
    http://allstonbrightoncdc.org

4 days ago

We can’t deny — #CSBA member Happie has one o...

We can’t deny — #CSBA member Happie has one of the best views in the neighborhood. 🌆 #CentralSQ 📷: @ektaraochavan on Instagram


4 days ago

Thank you so much to Flatbread Company Bright...

Thank you so much to Flatbread Company Brighton for hosting and to Rep. Kevin G. Honan and everyone who joined us last night for our Community Benefit Night! Such a great evening spent among our #Allston #BrightonMA family and beyond 💞

    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Come grab a pie with us! Partial proceeds fro...

Come grab a pie with us! Partial proceeds from every flatbread (even delivery) are donated back to Allston Brighton CDC tonight 🍕


5 days ago

Harvard Square was live.

Visiting with Ned and Ivy at the incomparable Brattle Theatre...

    Harvard Square
    Visiting with Ned and Ivy at the incomparable Brattle Theatre...
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6 days ago

#CSBAspotlight: On The Rise

#CSBAspotlight: On The Rise

    #CSBAspotlight: On The Rise
    As Women's History Month comes to a close, it's time for a #CSBAspotlight on On The Rise (OTR)! OTR is a team of 13 staff members (and volunteers & interns) that help provide homeless and formerly homeless women with the tools and services they need to succeed.
    https://centralsquarecambridge.com

6 days ago

#CSBAspotlight: Teddy Shoes

#CSBAspotlight: Teddy Shoes

    #CSBAspotlight: Teddy Shoes
    It's time for the latest #CSBAspotlight - Teddy Shoes ! This #CentralSQ staple has been a part of our community since 1957 and has evolved with the neighborhood. "When my father (Theodore) started the business, his parents owned this building - so we've always been located in this exact spot.
    https://centralsquarecambridge.com

6 days ago

Cross the finish line, then keep running to #...

Cross the finish line, then keep running to #CentralSQ! #CSBA member Central Square Florist gives away free roses to marathon runners each #MarathonMonday 🌹


Apr 13

The Pulse of Harvard Square. GoNation: Where...

The Pulse of Harvard Square. GoNation: Where social meets local in real time!

    The Harvard Square Business Association welcomes its newest member GoNation
    The Harvard Square Business Association welcomes its newest member GoNation: where social meets local in real time! The Harvard Square Business Association is pleased to welcome their newest member, a Cambridge (and Ct.) based tech startup, GoNation.com.
    http://www.harvardsquare.com

Apr 10

Two words: FREE. PIZZA. 🍕 To close out Oath P...

Two words: FREE. PIZZA. 🍕 To close out Oath Pizza's CSBA Instagram takeover, they’re giving away two gift cards! Visit instagram.com/centralsquarema to enter.


Apr 10

Allston Brighton CDC's April Newsletter: Cele...

Allston Brighton CDC's April Newsletter: Celebrating Financial Literacy Month 🌷 - https://mailchi.mp/allstonbrightoncdc/allston-brighton-cdc-april-newsletter-lmy3xzcykm


Apr 10

Harvard Square Welcomes Boston Calling Bosto...

Harvard Square Welcomes Boston Calling Boston Calling Count Down! 45 Days and counting..... #BostonCallingCountDown #BostonCallingHarvardSquare Where are you staying? #HarvardSquareStay Where are you eating? #HarvardSquareEats #HarvardSquareLateNight #HarvardSquareQuickBites #HarvardSquareFineDining Got clothes? #HarvardSquareShops More fun? #HarvardSquareTours #HarvardSquareEntertainment #HarvardSquareMusic #HarvardSquareMovies #HarvardSquareArts Need stuff? #HarvardSquareRetail Get Smart! #HarvardSquareMuseums #HarvardSquareHistory Parking? #HarvardSquareParking Questions? #HarvardSquareAnswers Full details click here: http://www.harvardsquare.com/events/boston-calling-music-festival-2018


Apr 10

Allston Brighton CDC shared their event.

Our Flatbread Fundraiser is only a week away! Be sure to mark your calendars for pizza and bowling next Tuesday 🍕🎳

    Flatbread Fundraiser: Allston Brighton CDC
    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 10

Calling all pizza lovers in #CentralSQ 🍕 #CSB...

Calling all pizza lovers in #CentralSQ 🍕 #CSBA member Oath Pizza is taking over our Instagram today! Follow along on our Instagram story: instagram.com/centralsquarema 👇


Apr 08

From the residents who call #CentralSQ home t...

From the residents who call #CentralSQ home to the officers who keep our neighborhood safe, we’re thankful for all of our #CitizensOfCentralSQ 💙 📷: Cambridge Police Department


Apr 05

Allston Brighton CDC shared Citizens' Housing...

#TBT to when our Resident Services Specialist, Bianca Perez and our Board President, Aida Franquiz attended Citizens' Housing and Planning Association, Inc. CHAPA's Mentoring Program Graduation. We love these ladies!


Apr 05

Central Square Business Association added 2 n...

Heads up, #CentralSQ commuters! The elevator at the Central MBTA station will be out of service beginning Monday, April 9th. More information: https://mbta.com/stops/place-cntsq


Apr 04

We are excited to announce that MayFair is ju...

We are excited to announce that MayFair is just weeks away. This year, in celebration of Cinco de Mayo and to commemorate Mexican-American culture, we will be filling the Square with the upbeat sounds of Mariachi music! Mariachi is often described as the sound that speaks to your emotions! Come join us as we dance in the streets to the lively and festive sounds of Mexican music, and partake of international food, handmade art, beautiful jewelry and one-of-a-kind crafts! Applications are due by April 21st.

    35th Annual MayFair Applications
    http://www.harvardsquare.com

Apr 03

Please give a warm welcome to our newest #CSB...

Please give a warm welcome to our newest #CSBA member, Whole Heart Provisions! You may have eaten at their Allston location, but we’re excited to announce they’ll be opening up a new location in #CentralSQ very soon 🥗 📷: @the_maya_lifestyle on Instagram


Apr 03

Harvard Square is supporting Autism Speaks.

Thank you Cambridge Savings Bank for shining a light on Autism..CSB is true blue!


Apr 03

“I want to thank Bianca and Megan. After I st...

“I want to thank Bianca and Megan. After I started coming here to the All Bright Community Center for Coffee Hour and then taking Financial Coaching, everything in my life started falling into place.” - Shirley A. Shirley A. has been a part of the Allston Brighton community for over 17 years. In her young 30 years of life she has had her fair share of challenges. Her 9 year old son Evan was born with cerebral palsy and epilepsy. and when he was just 3 years old, his dad died in a tragic car crash, leaving Shirley as the sole caretaker for their son. In early 2018, after a few one-on-one sessions through the Resident Services Goal Getters financial coaching program, Shirley maximized her income by landing a pre-school teacher position! Now she’s even more motivated and on to fulfilling her next goals, building her credit and getting a bigger apartment!!! Economic mobility, education and wealth building are essential in breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty. - PEOPLE OF ABCDC #pplofabcdc #allston #brightonma


Apr 02

In Thursday performance of ‘I am an Opera,’ prosaic becomes the epic (with supertitles)

...it to the ongoing Glowberon season from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursday at Oberon, 2 Arrow St., Harvard Square. Tickets are $25...

    In Thursday performance of 'I am an Opera,' prosaic becomes the epic (with supertitles)
    In the most famous operas, villains are stabbed, lovers die and suicides ensue; innocents are accused of murdering their brother; murderers become tsar and face peasant revolts; a musician travels to the underworld on a mission.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

Apr 01

Happy #Easter from #CentralSQ! We’re looking ...

Happy #Easter from #CentralSQ! We’re looking forward to blue skies & fresh blooms around the neighborhood as the weather starts to feel a bit more like spring ☀️ 📷: @lioshenkawaco on Instagram


Mar 30

Allston Brighton CDC shared their event.

Don't miss out! We're only a little more than two weeks away from our community benefit night with Flatbread Company Brighton! 🍕🎳

    Flatbread Fundraiser: Allston Brighton CDC
    https://www.facebook.com

Mar 29

Central Square Business Association added 9 n...

As #WomensHistoryMonth comes to a close, it’s time for a #CSBAspotlight on On The Rise (OTR)! OTR is a team of 13 staff members (and volunteers & interns) that help provide homeless and formerly homeless women with the tools and services they need to succeed. Get an inside look at the organization below! “OTR was founded in the mid 1990s by a recent Harvard University graduate who worked at the student-run shelter and realized there is a whole community of people who were falling through the cracks of social services. At the time, many services for the homeless claiming to be inclusive would screen women out because of issues like substance abuse & addiction, mental health issues, domestic violence situations, etc. and require people to prove readiness for services. The basis for OTR was to create a very low threshold for entry and not have a timeline-centered program of how long people have before they should be ‘cured.’ These issues that took a lifetime to develop are not going to disappear overnight — sometimes a 90-day program isn’t enough. Our house, the Safe Haven, really becomes home for the women who come here. They can use our address as their permanent mailing address, relax and watch TV, check email, do laundry, take a shower, enjoy meals, and so much more. With a holistic approach, we aim to let these women become comfortable, form relationships with the staff, and lead us to understanding their needs and allowing us to help them access the services they need. They are the experts in what they need and we’re creating an environment where their initiative can flourish. Our programs have a huge emphasis on building relationships and trust. Some of the main issues associated with homelessness include substance abuse, medical and mental health, and legal issues. In dealing with these issues, many of the women have had experiences that lead them to not trust people, specifically in the social services, healthcare, and legal systems. We work with them to provide and connect them to the services they can trust. A big initiative of ours is the Keep the Keys program — emphasizing the importance of continued services after women have found housing. There are many opportunities that just aren’t an option when you’re homeless (e.g. jobs, healthcare, getting an education) because it’s just too difficult or chaotic. Those opportunities tend to open up for the first time in many years once a woman has secured housing. We’re invested in these relationships long-term and want to be a part of that journey and ensure their continued success.” — Martha Sandler, Benny Wheat, Charyti Reiter, & Delphene Mooney of On The Rise On The Rise would like to send a special thank you to their local partners, volunteers, and interns for all the work they do to keep the organization running! For more information about the organization, visit ontherise.org!


Mar 29

Eat Fresh and Do Good. Local farmers need yo...

Eat Fresh and Do Good. Local farmers need your help!

    Harvard Square Winter Farmer's Market Organizers Start a GoFundMe Campaign!
    As the winter market comes to the end of their second season, their future remains uncertain. To date, they are unable to cover their overhead maintenance, transportation and storage costs related to the winter sheds. It is for this reason, they are reaching out to the community to ask for financial help.
    http://www.harvardsquare.com

Mar 29

Central Square Business Association added 9 n...

As #WomensHistoryMonth comes to a close, it’s time for a #CSBAspotlight on On The Rise (OTR)! This team of 13 staff members (plus volunteers & interns) provides homeless and formerly homeless women with the tools and services they need to succeed. Get an inside look at the organization below! “OTR was founded in the mid 1990s by a recent Harvard University graduate who worked at the student-run shelter and realized there is a whole community of people who were falling through the cracks of social services. At the time, many services for the homeless claiming to be inclusive would screen women out because of issues like substance abuse & addiction, mental health issues, domestic violence situations, etc. and require people to prove readiness for services. The basis for OTR was to create a very low threshold for entry and not have a timeline-centered program of how long people have before they should be ‘cured.’ These issues that took a lifetime to develop are not going to disappear overnight — sometimes a 90-day program isn’t enough. Our house, the Safe Haven, really becomes home for the women who come here. They can use our address as their permanent mailing address, relax and watch TV, check email, do laundry, take a shower, enjoy meals, and so much more. With a holistic approach, we aim to let these women become comfortable, form relationships with the staff, and lead us to understanding their needs and allowing us to help them access the services they need. They are the experts in what they need and we’re creating an environment where their initiative can flourish. Our programs have a huge emphasis on building relationships and trust. Some of the main issues associated with homelessness include substance abuse, medical and mental health, and legal issues. In dealing with these issues, many of the women have had experiences that lead them to not trust people, specifically in the social services, healthcare, and legal systems. We work with them to provide and connect them to the services they can trust. A big initiative of ours is the Keep the Keys program — emphasizing the importance of continued services after women have found housing. There are many opportunities that just aren’t an option when you’re homeless (e.g. jobs, healthcare, getting an education) because it’s just too difficult or chaotic. Those opportunities tend to open up for the first time in many years once a woman has secured housing. We’re invested in these relationships long-term and want to be a part of that journey and ensure their continued success.” — Martha Sullivan, Benny Wheat, Charyti Reiter, & Delphene Mooney of On The Rise On The Rise would like to send a special thank you to their local partners, volunteers, and interns for all the work they do to keep the organization running! For more information about the organization, visit ontherise.org!


Mar 28

Easter's coming! Shop local stores, make a re...

Easter's coming! Shop local stores, make a reservation at your favorite eatery, attend Easter Mass and visit with the Easter Bunny. Harvard Square has it all!

    Easter Weekend in Harvard Square
    Calling all Coop Kids | Saturday, March 31st | 11:00 am This Holiday Weekend, We're Celebrating Multicultural Book Day! Every Child Deserves to See Themselves in Books. Come join us for Story Time and Crafts! Ages 8 and under, Lower Level, Harvard Square Coop
    http://www.harvardsquare.com

Mar 28

Celebrate Easter in Harvard Square. Shop the ...

Celebrate Easter in Harvard Square. Shop the local stores for all your holiday needs, reserve your favorite eatery, attend Easter Mass and visit with the Easter Bunny. Harvard Square has it all!

    Easter Weekend in Harvard Square
    Calling all Coop Kids | Saturday, March 31st | 11:00 am This Holiday Weekend, We're Celebrating Multicultural Book Day! Every Child Deserves to See Themselves in Books. Come join us for Story Time and Crafts! Ages 8 and under, Lower Level, Harvard Square Coop
    http://www.harvardsquare.com

Mar 27

On sunny days, #CentralSQ comes back to life ...

On sunny days, #CentralSQ comes back to life ☀️ #CitizensOfCentralSQ 📷: @wise_photography ft. @maddieoakley on Instagram


Mar 27

Harvard Square was live.

Harvard Square Business Association and Boston Women in Media Entertainment's, The Story Behind her Success Women's breakfast in celebration of women's history month.

    Harvard Square
    Harvard Square Business Association and Boston Women in Media Entertainment's, The Story Behind her Success Women's breakfast in celebration of women's history month.
    http://www.facebook.com

Mar 25

Central Square Business Association added 4 n...

Who’s ready for the return of the #CentralFlea!? Vendor applications are now open for the 2018 season: newenglandopenmarkets.com/central-flea


Mar 23

Support #CentralSQ's women this #WomensHistor...

Support #CentralSQ's women this #WomensHistoryMonth! On The Rise is hosting their 5th Annual Empty Bowls Project fundraiser at Puritan & Company tomorrow. For $38, you can select and take home your own handmade bowl from local potters and enjoy tasty soups donated by over 10 local restaurants! Limited tickets are still available for the 1:30pm seating: http://bit.ly/2DNYCZq

    The Fifth Annual Empty Bowls Project to support On The Rise
    Feed the belly, warm the soul. For $38, you select and take home your own handmade bowl donated by local potters from Feet of Clay Studio, MIT SAA, and Indigo Fire Studio and enjoy tasty soups donated by local restaurants such as: 1369 Coffeehouse, Trina's Starlight Lounge, The Druid, City Girl Cafe, Nashoba Brook Bakery, Puritan and Company, The Automatic, Lord Hobo, Atwood's Tavern, Loyal Nine, Highland Fried, Classic Graphx and more!
    https://www.eventbrite.com

Mar 23

Police Seek Driver Who Struck Cyclist In Hit And Run

A silver Toyota Prius struck the boy around 7:22 a.m. that morning as the boy was biking near the corner of Western Avenue and Putnam Avenue, police said in a Facebook post.

    Police Seek Driver Who Struck Cyclist In Hit And Run
    Written by Boston Biker on Mar 23 Cambridge police are asking for the public's help in finding a driver who allegedly struck a 14-year-old boy on the morning of March 15 and fled the scene. A silver Toyota Prius struck the boy around 7:22 a.m.
    http://bostonbiker.org

Mar 22

A #TBT with exciting news: The “Marksons” sig...

A #TBT with exciting news: The “Marksons” sign in this photo, which would later become the Blockbuster sign, is getting a makeover! Each year, the City of Cambridge Community Development Department (Official) invites small businesses & groups to propose projects that will enhance their business districts. We’re proud to announce that the CSBA has been selected as a 2018 winner and will be renovating the sign to better reflect our vibrant Cultural District! Learn more about the Small Business Challenge program: http://bit.ly/2DIwwyD 📷: Cambridge Historical Commission


Mar 22

Allston Brighton CDC shared Maloney Propertie...

Last chance for this lottery too! #BrightonMA - don't miss out if you're looking to buy!

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