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Big Papi climate change mural installed at Fenway Park
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Big Papi climate change mural installed at Fenway Park
Big Papi has loomed large at Fenway Park for decades, but now his image physically marks the historic ballpark in a new mural created by local artist Silvia López Chavez.
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Boston Ballet multimedia pop-up stops in Grove Hall during ‘Open Streets’
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Boston Ballet multimedia pop-up stops in Grove Hall during ‘Open Streets’
The Boston Ballet’s ÜNI public art installation will pop up in Grove Hall on Aug. 6 as part of the Boston Open Streets Initiative. The installation presents in a dome structure dance films and audio-visual artworks created by the ballet.
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Allston mural pays homage to Rita Hester
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Allston mural pays homage to Rita Hester
Last month, local artist Rixy was commissioned to paint a mural in Allston in honor of Rita Hester, a Black transgender woman and beloved community member whose 1998 murder in Allston sparked the creation of the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
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East Boston public art fuses metalwork and community
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East Boston public art fuses metalwork and community
In collaboration with Now + There, artist Rhea Vedro has begun a three-part public art project titled “Amulet” that starts with community workshops in East Boston and culminates in a series of bird-inspired steel sculptures installed at City Hall Plaza.
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Grant supports Boston Landmarks Orchestra’s memory loss music program
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Grant supports Boston Landmarks Orchestra’s memory loss music program
Music has been proven to be intrinsically and deeply tied to memory. Research reveals that the parts of the brain that process music deteriorate less than other parts of a brain battling degenerative diseases. The Music and Memory program brings sensory-friendly and recognizable pieces of music to the audience during a 40-45 minute set.
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Big arts, culture changes in store for Nubian Sq.
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Big arts, culture changes in store for Nubian Sq.
Nubian Ascends is a real estate project set to bring big changes to the arts, culture and culinary experience in Nubian Square. According to the project proposal to the city, plans include “a multi-layered mixed-use program that includes a 48,000-SF marketplace for artisans and makers, beside a food hall that showcases chefs from the on-site culinary arts program.”
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Movement director plays vital role in Commonwealth Shakespeare Co. production of 'Much Ado About Nothing'
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Movement director plays vital role in Commonwealth Shakespeare Co. production of 'Much Ado About Nothing'
Levi Philip Marsman, choreographer and movement director for “The Tempest” and now for “Much Ado About Nothing,” CSC’s 2022 Free Shakespeare on the Common production, is coaching its cast of 21 in using their bodies to express characters. 
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Gentrification and Black hair politics take stage in 'can i touch it?' at The Strand
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Gentrification and Black hair politics take stage in 'can i touch it?' at The Strand
Playwright Francisca Da Silveira grew up in Roxbury and Dorchester and has watched both neighborhoods change and develop, for better or worse, over the years. In her new play “can i touch it?” Da Silveira explores gentrification in Boston through the lens of Black hair politics.
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Boston Harbor Now brings arts, music and cultural inclusion to waterfront
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Boston Harbor Now brings arts, music and cultural inclusion to waterfront
As part of increasing efforts to make Boston Harbor and the waterfront accessible, non-profit organization Boston Harbor Now has released a robust event schedule for the summer, centered on welcoming people of all backgrounds and creating unique experiences on the water.
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ICA Watershed building’s history provides  inspiration for new large-scale installations
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ICA Watershed building’s history provides inspiration for new large-scale installations
Combining a delightful shuttle ride across Boston Harbor with a captivating exhibition at its site located in the Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina in East Boston, the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) offers visitors a splendid way to spend a summer day.
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New union ratifies contract with MFA
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New union ratifies contract with MFA
On June 28 the employees of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston ratified what will be their first union contract with the museum. By establishing collective bargaining rights, the MFA staff is helping to bring about necessary systemic change for museum workers in general.
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Festival Betances comes home
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Festival Betances comes home
Festival Betances is back in person this year and bigger than ever, bringing the hip-swishing beats of salsa music, the fragrant scent of empanadas and the action-packed greasy pole competition to the Villa Victoria neighborhood.
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