Arts & Culture

The Combat Zone Remembered at Schorow’s Book Talk

As author Stephanie Schorow stated during her book talk about Inside the Combat Zone, “You can cut off the supply, but not the demand.” With the demise of Scollay Square and its titillating attractions due to massive urban renewal in the late 1950s, salacious entertainment moved to the middle of the city in the Washington Street Read More…

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Friday Films: Women’s Pictures: When Women Ruled the Movie Box Office (Curated and Introduced by Professor Barry Marshall)

Friday   June 7     1 pm   Flamingo Road (1949, 94 min)) Friday   June 14   1 pm    An Affair to Remember (1957, 115 min) Friday   June 21   1 pm    Imitation of Life (1959, 125 min) Where: North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter St

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14th Annual Agrippina Fagone Scaduto Bender Children’s Garden Reading

Celebrate reading, books, and stories with funny and adventuresome tales told by Storyteller Big Joe and take free book home following the performance! Storytelling is from 10:30-11:15 am, and books will be given out throughout the day, until 4 pm. All ages are welcome! When: Monday, June 3 at 10:30 – 11:15 am (can pick Read More…

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“Inside the Combat Zone” Book Talk with Author Stephanie Schorow – May 29th

The Friends of the North End Library are once again presenting an intriguing book talk. Author Stephanie Schorow will be at the North End Library on May 29, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. to talk about her book, Inside The Combat Zone. Her presentation will tell about “the Stripped Down Story of Boston’s Most Notorious Neighborhood.” Read More…

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Lecture: Bridging the Gap: Melnea Cass

Melnea Cass, the “First Lady (or Mayor) of Roxbury,” is well known for organizing the sit-ins over school segregation in Boston and leading the fights over urban renewal and highway construction in the South End and Roxbury. However, a young Melnea Cass in 1919 first learned community organizing from her mother-in-law Rosa Brown. Join us Read More…

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Zentangle Workshop

Zen…what? Zentangle is a style of meditative drawing that inspires focused attention, creativity, and relaxation. Certified Zentangle instructor Lori Champine will guide you through a two-hour workshop where you will create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns, or “tangles.” Why not see what a little tangling can do for you? Registration online or by phone Read More…

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New “Book Sale” Bookcases by Friends of the North End Library

Once again the Friends of the North End Library are at work. The ongoing book sale is an important source of revenue for the group. The bookcases near the library entrance used for the book sale did not make optimal use of the space so Rita Pagliuca from the Friends asked Mark Nescio, North Ender Read More…

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Library Lecture: Toulouse-Lautrec and the Stars of Paris

Join the North End Library for a Museum of Fine Arts guide’s discussion of the museum’s current “Toulouse-Lautrec and the Stars of Paris” exhibition, which runs from April 7 – August 14. The presentation will include vivid posters, prints, and paintings in which Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864–1901) captured Parisian nightlife in the late nineteenth century, Read More…