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This season’s production of the Urban Nutcracker, now in its 17th year, includes a great line-up of Dorchester talent, including (above l-r), Ana Lucia Heebner, Hope Williams, Echo Kirke-Sofer, Benedicte Pierre Louis, Penelope Duff-Wender, Kyre Ambrose... Read more

Laren England will rock a bold, Kate Spade ensemble as she walks the American Music Awards’ red carpet this weekend. The 16 year-old from Dorchester— who performs as Laren Taylor— is still a junior in high school, but she’s poised for a big break in... Read more

Elis Roseira and Catherine Bent are two halves of a rather unconventional musical duo: Elis sings and plays electric guitar, while Catherine plays cello. The two instruments don’t seem particularly compatible, but the pair, who first met in Boston at... Read more

Hundreds of people gathered in Fields Corner on Sunday to watch as a colorful new mural celebrating the city’s Vietnamese community was unveiled on the side of Pho Hoà Restaurant on Dorchester Avenue.

The crowd buzzed over music, ate food, and... Read more

Coupling its signature sound with a hopeful message, Boston’s own Bell Biv DeVoe will headline a “Unity Concert” on Saturday night to support the city of Houston’s school community as it works to repair the enormous damage left in the wake of Hurricane... Read more

A gallery of painted portraits of first responders created by Dorchester teens will go on display this weekend in Peabody Square. The artwork will be shown on Sept. 1 and 2 on the plaza outside Ashmont Grill, according to Paul F. Sullivan of Living Art... Read more

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s Citywide Concert Series comes to Dorchester Park on Thursday, August 3 with a performance by Sweet Tooth and the Sugarbabies.

The seven-person band— made up of students from Berklee College of Music... Read more

A riot starts like a spark burning slowly down the wick of a bomb. It moves along in stops and starts, anxiety building, and unless the wick is cut, the tension skillfully de-escalated, the bomb explodes.

So begins ‘Detroit,’ the third... Read more

Greetings from Columbia Point.

Dreary, worn down and a poor reflection of the neighborhood’s vitality were just a few of the phrases used to describe Mount Vernon Street, the main access road of Columbia Point, in a neighborhood survey.

The peninsula, best known as the home... Read more

The Dorchester Art Project (DAP) will host a farewell to its first-ever resident-artist Thomas Ray Willis by presenting his solo art exhibit “Everything Must Go” by appointment from July 17 to July 30.

A reception and goodbye party will be held... Read more

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