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Fisherman’s Feast 2020 in the Year of the Pandemic

The Fisherman’s Feast would have taken place this weekend, August 13-16, 2020, in the streets of the North End. As with all of the feasts, the COVID-19 pandemic has canceled the 110th annual street festival. La Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca Society has arranged for commemoration in Boston’s North End, including several virtual events. Follow Read More…

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Boston Art Commission to Begin Review Process for Christopher Columbus Statue on August 11th

Boston Art Commission’s monthly meeting is next Tuesday, August 11 from 4-6 p.m., and it will include public testimony on the Christopher Columbus statue (among other agenda items). The BAC will then vote on whether to formally review the artwork, and begin a process similar to what was done for Emancipation Group.  The head of Christopher Columbus Read More…

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NEMPAC Open Mic Night Sponsored by Senator Boncore Aug. 14

Join the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) on Friday, August 14th via Zoom at 6 p.m. for the community favorite open mic night emceed by Educational Programs Director Allie Meek-Carufel and sponsored by Senator Joe Boncore.  This free virtual event is open to all ages and levels! Email ameek@nempacboston.org by Wednesday, August 12th at 6p.m. Read More…

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100th Anniversary Feast of Madonna Della Cava Recognized [Photos]

The second weekend of August 2020 would have been the 100th Anniversary for the Feast of the Madonna Della Cava. As with all of this year’s religious processions and feasts, these large gatherings have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic for public health reasons. Instead, a small number of members from the Madonna Della Read More…

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USS Constitution & Museum to Reopen Aug. 7

The USS Constitution, USS Constitution Museum, and Boston National Historical Park attractions in the Charlestown Navy Yard are all reopening to the public on Friday, August 7, following a nearly five-month shutdown due to COVID-19. National Parks of Boston Superintendent Michael Creasey, USS Constitution’s Commanding Officer John Benda, and USS Constitution Museum President & CEO Read More…

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NEMPAC Presents Director’s Roundtable for “Ask An Expert Series” Aug. 13

Join the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) on Thursday, August 13th via Zoom from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST for a “Director’s Roundtable” as part of the “Ask An Expert” Series. Hosts Alexandra Alene Dietrich and Heather Gallagher will welcome directors Adrienne Boris, Rebecca Miller Kratzer, Roxana Myrrhum, and Nathan Troup. Read More…

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Old North Suspends On-Site Programming

After being closed for nearly four months due to the Coronavirus, the Old North Foundation reopened the historic site to visitors on July 16, 2020. Unfortunately, the Foundation is unable to sustain operations under the ongoing pandemic restrictions, and has announced it will suspend on-site programming. Read the full statement from Old North Executive Director Read More…

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2020 Art of the Parks Program Call for Participants

The 2020 Art of the Parks Program, presented by the National Parks of Boston, in conjunction with Artists for Humanity and Boston Harbor Now, has launched and is now calling for participants to submit visual artwork for judging. What Art of the Parks is a summer-long contest program inviting participants to create their own visual Read More…