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NEMPAC Unveils Renovations to Prado Building & Hull St. Space to Foster Sense of Home for Artists

Where is home for you? The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) calls the city of Boston home. While our geographical footprint throughout the state’s capital has certainly grown through the years, the heart of our home has always been the Prado Building. Owned by the George Robert White Foundation, this 1940s bathhouse is Read More…

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“Lantern Stories”—New Greenway Art Celebrates Boston’s Chinatown Community

Lantern Stories, a new public artwork by Boston-based artist Yu-Wen Wu, is now on display in Auntie Kay and Uncle Frank Chin Park on The Greenway. The installation, which celebrates Boston’s Chinatown community, came together after a year and half of community listening sessions, design, and fabrication. Wu created thirty lanterns to illuminate the history Read More…

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Climate Change in Boston: An Historical Perspective Lecture Series

The 2020 Lowell Lecture Series, presented by the Paul Revere House in partnership with Revolutionary Spaces and Boston’s Green Ribbon Commission, will focus on three distinct time periods to explore how climate patterns have changed around Boston, how humans interacted with, contributed to, and adjusted to such changes, and what the implications of these actions Read More…

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North End Music & Performing Arts Center Welcomes New Finance Director & Seven Instructors

 The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is filled with joyful anticipation for the new beginning that comes with the back-to-school season and subsequent start to fall programming in our community music school. Speaking of new beginnings, we’re thrilled to welcome Bob Ripley, Finance Director, and the following instructors to the NEMPAC family: Read More…

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“The Shape of Play” Art Installation Opens at Columbus Park

The Shape of Play, a new public art exhibit by Sari Carel, is now on display at Christopher Columbus Park on Boston’s North End Waterfront. Commissioned by the Jewish Arts Collaborative (JArts) and curated and produced by Now + There, this temporary art installation features an ambient multi-channel soundtrack and sculptures made of pieces reflective Read More…

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BETA Group Wins Engineering Award for North Square Redesign

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named BETA Group, Inc. winner of their 2020 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award for their work on North Square in Boston’s North End. BETA Group, Inc. worked with the City of Boston to prepare design concepts for North Square. Through a collaborative design process and public Read More…

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NEMPAC Benefit Dinner & Opera with Tresca, Sunday Sept. 13

Join the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) on Sunday, September 13th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Tresca Restaurant for an exclusive outdoor benefit dinner to celebrate NEMPAC and the Opera from the Balcony program. Guests will enjoy a three-course dinner provided by Tresca (see menu), with wine pairing sponsored by Read More…