Announcements Arts & Culture Event Notices

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…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

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…

Announcements Arts & Culture Event Notices

NEMPAC Brings Back Open Mic Night Friday, July 24

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) brings back their virtual Open Mic Night this Friday, July 24 at 6 p.m. A beloved community event during the daunting time of COVID-19, it has brought together wonderful members of the community, including students, faculty, and friends of NEMPAC sharing their love of music. This event is Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

NEMPAC Presents Ethical Controversies in Classical Music July 16

Join the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) on Thursday, July 16 via Zoom from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST for a discussion on “Ethical Controversies in Classical Music” as part of the “Ask An Expert” Series. Guest speaker Zach Finkelstein will present on his experience as a professional singer, the inspiration behind his blog, the Middleclass Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Brunch with a Side of Opera

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) and Tresca continue their efforts to present “Opera from the Balcony” to the North End. This past weekend the opera, performed by Soprano Hailey Fuqua and Tenor Fred C. VanNess Jr., had a new type of audience—outdoor diners. “Cafe Zones” that allow restaurants to set up outdoor seating along city streets Read More…

Community Meetings

Neighborhood Council June Updates: Restaurant Patio Proposals, Summer Jobs Program, New Greenway Art, Ruff Dog Parks Reopening

The June 2020 North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting started with a series of notable reports. Read the full briefing or jump to points of interest broken out by topic below. City officials are currently considering restaurant patio proposals for sidewalk expansions. Restaurant owners are encouraged to consult with the Licensing Board for Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

NEMPAC Hosts Diversity & Leadership Workshop with Panelist Q&A June 11

Join the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) on Thursday, June 11 via Zoom from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for a meaningful conversation and discussion on “Diversity and Leadership in the Arts.“ This workshop, part of NEMPAC’s “Ask an Expert Series,” will address the role diversity plays in our institutions and art Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

Opera on the Streets Highlights Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville”

Throughout the pandemic, the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) hit a chord, literally, with its balcony opera performances on the Tresca 77 balcony. As the neighborhood gradually reopens, the opera singers brought their talents this weekend to the streets with “Pop-Up Opera: In the Streets of Boston’s Little Italy” showcasing highlights from Read More…

Arts & Culture

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…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

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…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

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…