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Meet Julia Powell, the Cambridge Artist Featured on The Mindy Project

Step inside Dr. Mindy Lahiri’s office on The Mindy Project, and you’ll see two paintings by Cambridge-based artist Julia Powell—one, of sailboats, behind Lahiri’s desk, and […]

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Boston Public Schools Receive $1.5 Million Arts Education Grant

It’s been a pretty good week for the arts in Boston, as both federal and private organizations have shown their support for local arts programming […]

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BPL Reveals Most-Borrowed Books of 2015

When The Girl on the Train debuted in January, many critics hailed it as the new Gone Girl. It comes as no surprise, then, that the new Paula […]

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Massachusetts Receives More Than $1 Million in NEA Grants

The National Endowment for the Arts, introduced in 1965 by President Lyndon B. Johnson, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. To date, the independent federal […]

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ICA Receives Another Gift of Works by Women from Barbara Lee

Around this time last year, Barbara Lee gave the Institute of Contemporary Art its largest gift ever—43 artworks created by 25 female artists. This morning, the […]

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Serial Returns for Season Two

“Hello, everyone,” wrote Serial co-creator Sarah Koenig in a blog post published early this morning. “We’re back. Yes, at last!” At 6 a.m., without any forewarning, the […]

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New Park on Children’s Wharf Will Honor Martin Richard

A patch of land on the waterfront, next to the Boston Children’s Museum, will soon transform into a park that will honor Martin Richard, the […]

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Kick Off the New Year with ‘First Day Hikes’

With 2016 fast approaching, it’s time to start planning those New Year’s resolutions. For folks looking to commit to any variation of getting fit or leaving […]

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Catch a Free Boston Ballet Performance at International Place

The downtown lunch break is getting an upgrade on Wednesday, December 9, when dancers from Boston Ballet II take over the courtyard at International Place […]

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FBI Agent: Gardner Museum Heist Is the ‘Antithesis of the Perfect Crime’

The 1990 heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum remains a source of fascination both in Boston and the world over—and likely will up until […]

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Former BSO Music Director Seiji Ozawa Honored at Kennedy Center Gala

In 1960, a 25-year-old Seiji Ozawa arrived at Logan Airport, on his way to study at the Tanglewood Music Center in the Berkshires. Despite knowing […]

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Meet the Nutcracker Princes of Boston

—Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker— John Lam / “Nutcracker Prince” Why should people come see your version of The Nutcracker? After a two-year hiatus from The Nutcracker, this year’s Nutcracker will […]

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MFA Spotlights Famed Fashion Photographer Hiro

“His rise was meteoric,” says Museum of Fine Arts curator Anne Havinga about famed fashion photographer Hiro, whose works she’s spotlighting in an upcoming exhibition. Born Yasuhiro […]

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Celebrate Hanukkah with a Tour of ‘8 Nights, 8 Windows’ Art Displays

To celebrate Hanukkah this year, windows at eight establishments throughout Boston will be illuminated with installations by local artists—one to represent each night of the Festival of […]

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Meet the Snow Queens of Boston

—Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker— Petra Conti / “Snow Queen” Why should people come see your version of The Nutcracker? Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker is simply a timeless holiday […]