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Girls Inc. members from Lynn help design a high-end jewelry line
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Girls Inc. members from Lynn help design a high-end jewelry line
Earlier this year, the Boston-based jewelry company Hearts on Fire debuted a special collection created in collaboration with four young women from the Lynn chapter of Girls Inc. The Lorelei Collection incorporates never-before-seen design elements, and the Girls Inc. members were involved in every step of the process, from brainstorming to production to marketing.
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New Kirsten Greenidge play explores access, equality in education
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New Kirsten Greenidge play explores access, equality in education
On July 17, Company One and American Repertory Theater debut a new play by Obie Award-winning playwright Kirsten Greenidge. Set in a Boston school, “Greater Good” explores access, power and the path to change in the education sphere.
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Danza Orgánica's “Melaza” explores the colonial relationship between US and Puerto Rico
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Danza Orgánica's “Melaza” explores the colonial relationship between US and Puerto Rico
On Saturday, July 6, Danza Orgánica, a dance company with a focus on social justice, presented the latest iteration of an ongoing performance, “Melaza II: Tejiendo Historias/Weaving Stories.”
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Dudley Jazz Fest returns
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Dudley Jazz Fest returns
On Saturday, July 27 from 12–6 p.m., the free Dudley Jazz Fest returns to Mary Hannon Park on Dudley Street in Dorchester for its fourth year. This year, Salim Washington will headline the festival, along with Gabrielle Goodman, The Lance Martin Jazz Trio and The Fred Woodard Collective.
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Life comes full circle for
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Life comes full circle for "Dear Evan Hansen" actor Phoebe Koyabe
Phoebe Koyabe’s is performing in the first national touring production of “Dear Evan Hansen.” The Tony Award-winning musical, from the same songwriting team as the Oscar-winning “La La Land,” plays at the Citizens Bank Opera House in Boston July 10 through August 4.
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AfroBeats arrives
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AfroBeats arrives
When dancer Henry Nsang immigrated to the United States from Cameroon, he found the African dance scene lacking. Rather than be discouraged, he took it upon himself to bring the AfroBeats dance style to Boston.
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“Maiden” shines light on the first all-female yacht racing crew
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“Maiden” shines light on the first all-female yacht racing crew
Directed by Alex Holmes, the documentary “Maiden” tells the remarkable true story of Tracy Edwards, a 27-year-old charter boat cook who in 1989 became the skipper of the first all-female crew to enter the world’s biggest sailing event, the Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race.
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Bauhaus turns 100 at Harvard Art Museums
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Bauhaus turns 100 at Harvard Art Museums
From 1919 until 1933, the group ran an influential school of architecture, art and design they entitled Bauhaus (“building house”).
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Greg Groover Jr. puts the spirit in jazz
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Greg Groover Jr. puts the spirit in jazz
Whether saxophonist Greg Groover Jr. is in church on Sunday morning or in a jazz club on Tuesday night, he’s bringing jazz to church and church to jazz.
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Underground at Ink Block debuts 2019 murals
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Underground at Ink Block debuts 2019 murals
On June 29, Underground at Ink Block will debut its new series of murals, in collaboration with Street Theory and National Development. The 2019 Underground Mural Project features nine new works by local, national and international artists including Indie184, Greg Lamarche, Dana Woulfe, Silvia Lopez Chavez, Muro, Go-Five, Marka27 and Matthew Zaremba.
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Iyanla Vanzant brings spiritual teachings to Boston’s Boch Center
Celebrated spiritual teacher Iyanla Vanzant brings her wisdom to Boston on June 22 at the Boch Center Shubert Theatre.
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'Stories from the Stage' 24-hour storytelling marathon airs on WORLD Channel
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'Stories from the Stage' 24-hour storytelling marathon airs on WORLD Channel
Starting on June 22, WORLD Channel will air a 24-hour marathon of episodes from its program “Stories from the Stage” in collaboration with WGBH and Massmouth, a Boston-based nonprofit that promotes storytelling.
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