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MCCA exhibits public “Art on the Marquee”

MCCA exhibits public “Art on the Marquee”

November 2, 2016


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By Kiri Coakley, news staff Boston Cyberarts, Inc. and the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) have worked for almost five years to display the talent of local artists on the largest urban screen in New England. “Round 19” of “Art on the Marquee,” an exhibit that features nine piece...

Upbeat music, heels at Marimba Cabaret

Upbeat music, heels at Marimba Cabaret

September 29, 2016


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By Kiri Coakley, news staff Percussionist, vocalist and self-proclaimed high heel-enthusiast Brian Calhoon was joined by director Greg Jukes on Wednesday, Sept. 21 for the second iteration of the Marimba Cabaret, which showcases Calhoon’s love of various musical genres. The show featured songs by ...

“Latinx LGBTQ Film Series” opens at IBA

“Latinx LGBTQ Film Series” opens at IBA

September 15, 2016


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By Kiri Coakley, news staff Two Boston-based nonprofits, the Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA) and The Theater Offensive, are collaborating on “OUT in Your Neighborhood: Latinx LGBTQ Film Series,” a weekly series that aims to showcase the lives and humanity within Boston’s diverse community. ...

New mural unveiled at Behrakis

New mural unveiled at Behrakis

September 7, 2016


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By Kiri Coakley, news correspondent The side of Behrakis is now host to a colorful mural created by Cedric Douglas, a graduate of Massachusetts College of Art and Design and former Northeastern artist in residence. On the far right of the mural is the silhouette of a boy holding a spray can, f...

Frederick Douglass honored in images, words

Frederick Douglass honored in images, words

July 20, 2016


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By Kiri Coakley, news correspondent A new exhibit at the Museum of African-American History, “Picturing Frederick Douglass: The Most Photographed American of the 19th Century,” showcases the charismatic abolitionist, orator and social reformer of the 1800s through a mixture of remastered and e...

Public Library concerts tap local talent

Public Library concerts tap local talent

June 29, 2016


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By Kiri Coakley, news correspondent The Boston Public Library continues its 10-year tradition of free Concerts in the Courtyard this summer, curated by Adult Programs Librarian Rebecca Campbell. The McKim Courtyard, an outdoor space centered around a fountain and surrounded by Roman-style columns,...

Local band hits top of Spotify charts

Local band hits top of Spotify charts

June 22, 2016


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By Kiri Coakley, news correspondent Almost two years after the release of its first song, local band Tipling Rock gained global attention when online streaming service Spotify featured its single “Low Tide Love” on its “Fresh Finds” playlist on June 8. The song rose to the top of the Unit...

Boston Calling 2016 features diverse artists

Boston Calling 2016 features diverse artists

June 1, 2016


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By Kiri Coakley, news correspondent Festival enthusiasts converged this Memorial Day weekend in Boston’s City Hall Plaza for the final installation of Boston Calling at its current location. The diversity of genres from indie folk to pop and rap showcased popular artists including Sia, Disclosure, Roby...

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