Arts & Culture

North End Boston String Academy Students Play Under Gustavo Dudamel

On Saturday, my kids and I had the thrill of watching several North End kids participate with Boston String Academy students in an open rehearsal conducted by internationally recognized musician/conductor Gustavo Dudamel. The Boston String Academy is a non-profit organization that provides concentrated instruction in violin, cello, and viola to kids between ages 4 and Read More…

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Boston String Academy Visits Students at St. John School and Eliot School in North End [Photos]

The newly formed non-profit, The Boston String Academy, visited both St. John School, and the K-8 Eliot Innovation School this week. Forty-five 1st and 2nd graders at St. John School, and forty-seven 2nd and 4th graders at the Eliot were treated to an interactive instrument demonstration and performance with violin instructors Marielisa and Mariesther Alverez, and Read More…

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Video: 1st Annual Daffodil Day on the Greenway’s North End Parks

Video: 1st Annual Daffodil Day on Sunday, April 14, 2013 hosted by the Friends of the North End Parks, Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and North End Beautification Committee. Highlights: Ribbon cutting by City Councilor Sal LaMattina Musical performances by the Boston String Academy Spring daffodil poem, read by Grace Abbott See the article and daffodil photos from this Read More…

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1st Annual Daffodil Day on the North End Parks Celebrates Spring [Photos]

The Friends of the North End Parks joined with the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and North End Beautification Committee for the 1st Annual Daffodil Day on Sunday, April 14, 2013. The event celebrated the beauty of Spring on the Greenway with daffodils, music, poetry and fun. City Councilor Sal LaMattina led the ribbon cutting Read More…