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NEMPAC Moves 2020 Perform-a-thon Online to Benefit Music Scholarships

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) will host its sixth annual Perform-a-thon for music scholarships and educational programs on Saturday, May 30, ALL DAY online through Zoom. For their Perform-a-thon, NEMPAC will schedule back-to-back performances throughout the entire day and are encouraging every student to participate. Using the same platform as our Read More…

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Memorial Day Fallen Hero’s Garden [Photo Gallery]

Many Memorial Day tributes went virtual this year, but wreathes and flags still showed up at various sites around Boston to remember those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice defending our nation and freedoms. Photographer Gerri Paladino stopped by the Fallen Hero’s Memorial Garden in the Seaport to take in their Memorial Day display.

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Shaw 54th Memorial Restoration Project Readies for Construction on Boston Common

The Partnership to Renew the Shaw 54th Memorial Regiment began construction site work around the Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment Memorial in the Boston Common, marking the next phase of the $3 million restoration project. To bring life to the project site, 900 feet of interpretive signage will be installed along the construction fencing, Read More…

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North End Music & Performing Arts Center “Ask an Expert Series” & Performer Interview

As part of the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC)’s livestream programming during this time of social distancing due to COVID-19, NEMPAC has launched their “Ask an Expert” Series. This week, local composers answer questions about their creative process and the unique challenges of being a successful composer in their chosen genre. NEMPAC’s Heather and Read More…

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North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Faculty Interview & Virtual Programs May 19–22

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is hosting free and tuition-based livestream programming during this time of social distancing due to COVID-19. See the schedule for the week of May 18th below. Follow NEMPAC on Instagram to join the live Instagram classes (marked with the colorful camera icon) and email Education Programs Director Allie Carufel to Read More…

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Balcony Opera Continues on Saturdays

The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) has announced the continuation of “The Joy of Music,” a socially distanced concert series, in collaboration with Tresca, every Saturday afternoon from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. NEMPAC joined with Tresca last weekend to bring opera from Ray Bourque’s Table 77 balcony in Boston’s North End. The move to lift Read More…

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North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Teacher Appreciation Week [Videos]

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) community shared their warmth and appreciation between students and faculty during last week’s Teacher Appreciation Week. Students expressed their gratitude to instructors through the mash-up video above. NEMPAC faculty responded with their own heartfelt words in the video below. NEMPAC’s weekly open mic night continues to bring Read More…

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North End Feast Societies Raise Over $6000 for Local Charities

The North End Religious Societies recently joined forces to benefit the neighborhood’s food insecurity programs run by the ABCD and NEW Health Center. The group designed and sold special edition All Saints shirts that have raised over $6,000! The money will fund neighborhood efforts addressing the ongoing public health crisis, as well as the purchase Read More…

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North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Faculty Interview & Virtual Programs May 12–15

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is hosting free and tuition-based livestream programming during this time of social distancing due to COVID-19. See the schedule for the week of May 11th below. Follow NEMPAC on Instagram to join the live Instagram classes (marked with the colorful camera icon) and email Education Programs Director Allie Carufel to Read More…

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Opera From the Balcony in Boston’s North End [Video]

Taking a cue from when they sang opera from balconies during the COVID-19 quarantine in Italy, the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) joined with Tresca to bring opera from Ray Bourque’s Table 77 balcony in Boston’s North End. Performing on Sunday, Mother’s Day, were soprano Carina DiGianfilippo who sings internationally and tenor Fran Rogers Read More…