City Arts Facilities Report Encouraging for Two Organizations in the South End

July 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Two key venues in the South End – prominently mentioned in a newly released City Arts Facilities Report – are encouraged by the path that the report seems to point to in solving what has become a space crisis for small to mid-sized theatre companies and theatre operators in Boston. Both...
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New Coordinator Ready to Help Residents in Her Own Neighborhood

July 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel For Faisa Sharif, representing the Bay Village and South End neighborhoods for Mayor Martin Walsh as the new neighborhood coordinator couldn’t be more convenient. That’s because the 10-year resident of the South End lives in Castle Square – bisecting the two communities and within walking distance of most anywhere that she...
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News Briefs

July 14, 2017
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BOSTON CITY LIGHTS PRO-DANCE CAMP Acclaimed Boston-based dancer Carl Alleyne – an alum of City Lights – will be holding a free Pro-Dance Camp at City Lights on Washington Street next week. Director Duggan Hill said the camp is free and the only requirement is those signed up commit to some hard work. Young...
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Ann Lewis Puts Finishing Touches on Mural in South End

July 14, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen On a hot, sunny afternoon on Monday, June 26, artist and activist Ann Lewis was hard at work putting up the finishing touches on her mural See Her that showcases the hopes, doubts and humanity of the incarcerated women of the McGrath House. Commissioned by Now + There, this temporary mural...
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Addition of Wheelchair Lift and Removal of Beloved Tree Cause Concerns at BBAC Hearing

July 14, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The French Cultural Center was denied without prejudice to incorporate a concealed wheelchair lift at the 300 Berkeley Street location due to concerns over safety, at the Back Bay Architectural Commission (BBAC) hearing held on Wednesday, June 14. The proposed application includes reconfiguring the Berkeley Street entrance by bumping out the...
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The Fenway CDC Celebrates Accomplishments at the Fenway Ball

July 14, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Fenway Community Development Corporation (Fenway CDC) held their annual Fenway Ball and fundraiser with a record-breaking success at the Prudential Skywalk on Thursday, June 15. The Fenway CDC raised more than $175,000 at the event. The support will enable the Fenway CDC to serve over 1,000 adults, children, and youth...
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