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From her table in the back corner of Ramsay/Toy VFW Post #8872 on Woodrow Avenue, Post manager Marie Carrington spends Sunday evenings inspired by the sounds of Dorchester saxophonist Kurtis Rivers and his band. Carrington calls this her “Sunday night... Read more
The city of Boston has formed a partnership with the Fiddlehead Theatre Company, which will be officially named the “resident theatre company” at the Strand Theatre during a public event scheduled for today. The designation will boost year-round... Read more
So what if The Two Gentlemen of Verona is probably Shakespeare’s earliest and definitely his least popular comedy? Those piddly flaws disappear ring-a-ding-ding when balanced by ballads crooned by Ol’ Blue Eye, groovy Swingin’ 60s production numbers,... Read more
This week a Dorchester lad who became a multimillionaire and is passionate about giving back to his city will realize his dream of seeing “dancing in the streets,” courtesy of Outside the Box Boston (OTBB). Ted Cutler, renowned mogul and... Read more
Like many Dot kids of his 1980s era, Chris Hagberg was first exposed to the theater arts as a grade-schooler at St. Gregory’s Grammar School. In addition to having a robust CYO basketball squad, the parish took pains to stage its own summer and spring... Read more
If Cid Corman were still alive, he would turn 89 this Saturday.
Like Edgar Allan Poe before him, Corman was a Boston-born author who was largely ignored in his home town, but who had world-wide literary impact.
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This Saturday, the day after summer officially arrives, two local events will kick off the outdoor arts season: a temporary museum in Uphams Corner and an official opening ceremony at a new arts venue in Four Corners.
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