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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…

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NEMPAC to Host Special Faculty Open Mic Night in Honor of Teacher Appreciation Week

On Friday, May 8th at 6 p.m. the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) will host its free open mic night as a special faculty edition! This event will be emceed by Allie Meek-Carufel, Educational Programs Director & Music Theatre Instructor via Zoom.  There will be 10+ professional, talented faculty performers ranging from Read More…

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Summer 2020 North End Italian Feasts & Processions Canceled for COVID-19 Concerns

With no large public gatherings in the City of Boston being permitted this summer, city officials have consulted with the North End feast societies to cancel scheduled 2020 feasts and processions through Labor Day. St. Anthony’s Society, Madonna Del Soccorso Society (Fisherman’s Feast) and St. Agrippina Society, have issued cancellations today regarding their feasts scheduled Read More…

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Social Distance Dash May 1–3 to Support NEMPAC

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is participating as a non-profit beneficiary of the upcoming Social Distance Dash this weekend, May 1–3, 2020. We are all stuck at home together. Working from our living rooms, having conference calls interrupted by barking dogs, homeschooling kids and trying to do it all. Naturally, our Read More…

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Q&A with North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Executive Director; Virtual Programs Week of Apr. 27

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 April 27 below, including a Q&A with Executive Director Sherri Snow on Tuesday, April 28. Follow NEMPAC on Instagram to join the live Instagram classes Read More…

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NEMPAC’s Open Mic Nights Share Joy and Inspiration Through Music

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) has been hosting weekly open mic nights every Friday since April 3rd, which has turned into a spectacle of people sharing music together to spread peace and comfort in these unprecedented times. The open mic night mash-up video below is a culmination of three weeks worth of performers, many people around our Read More…

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Greenway Launches At-Home Augmented Reality Experience

The Greenway Conservancy has launched a new at-home augmented reality (AR) public art installation that allows anyone to explore contemporary art and historic images of the Greenway without leaving their homes through the Hoverlay app. Each week new content will be released that shows the growth and change along the Greenway throughout the 20th and Read More…

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Boston Harbor Now Launches Online Platform “Harbor At Home”

Boston Harbor Now has announced the launch of Harbor At Home, an online platform of video content created to help viewers form a stronger connection to Boston Harbor’s waterfront and Islands while life prevents them from physically enjoying these natural resources. Harbor At Home uses art, culture, fitness, history, and nature as connection points for Read More…

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North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Virtual Programs Apr. 21–24

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 April 20th 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…