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.
The super... Read more
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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Next Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Strand, Dorchester theatre artists and their greater Boston colleagues will present a free staged reading of “A Soldier’s Play,” Charles Fuller’s 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about the murder of a black sergeant in... Read more
Ashmont Hill Chamber Music will present a benefit organ recital by native son Aaron Sunstein this Sunday at 4 p.m. at All Saints Church. Sunstein, a doctoral degree candidate at Indiana University, returns to Boston to perform this recital on the... Read more
The Dorchester Historical Society has just re-published the journal of a young woman’s account of life here in the 1870s. The society will mark the book’s release a week from Sunday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m., at the Carpenters Center, 750 Dorchester Ave. The... Read more
Statues of Mother Teresa, Mahatma Gandhi, Barack Obama and his grandmother, and Emily the Sacred Cow are now permanently on display on the fifth floor of Columbia Point’s Healey Library. Original sculptures (or fiberglass copies of them) by Lado... Read more