Hopkinton: Respite Center artists showcase work in Boston

HOPKINTON — Six artists from the Michael Lisnow Respite Center are making names for themselves.On Saturday, their artwork was unveiled at the Boston Public Market, a year-round market for fresh, locally sourced food. The food-inspired art show is called "Art is Voice." The artwork is part an art program that started last year in collaboration with the Hopkinton… Continue reading Hopkinton: Respite Center artists showcase work in Boston

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The fiercely gentle Provincetown vision of Jim Broussard

In the early ’70s, when Jim Broussard came out at 16 years old and then, when the situation became untenable, dropped out of high school, he had no idea that he would become an artist or that he’d end up in Provincetown, where former square pegs so often find refuge.He grew up in Montvale, N.J.,… Continue reading The fiercely gentle Provincetown vision of Jim Broussard

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Thank you from Norwell Summer Fest

Thank you to the entire Norwell community for supporting Summer Fest!Thank you to the families, Nowell High School volunteers and individuals who volunteered their time and donated to Friends of Summer Fest. Thank you to the coaches, teachers and friends who got dunked for a good cause. Thank you to the Norwell Police, Fire and… Continue reading Thank you from Norwell Summer Fest

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Swampscott Arts Association to present ‘Summer Show’

Once again, members of the Swampscott Arts Association will have the privilege of exhibiting their work at The Gallery at Grosvenor Park Nursing Center. The show will be on exhibit from June 30 through July 27. A festive opening reception will be held 3 to 5 p.m. July 9. Light refreshments will be served. The public is… Continue reading Swampscott Arts Association to present ‘Summer Show’

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Framingham native to explore the ocean with researcher who found Titanic

FRAMINGHAM – A teacher at Nauset Regional Middle School, Amy Fleischer spends her days helping middle school students understand “what it means to be a scientist.”“It’s not about opening up at textbook and saying, “This is what somebody else has learned,” she said. “It’s about going out and exploring the world on your own.”Next month,… Continue reading Framingham native to explore the ocean with researcher who found Titanic

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The fiercely gentle Provincetown vision of Jim Broussard

In the early ’70s, when Jim Broussard came out at 16 years old and then, when the situation became untenable, dropped out of high school, he had no idea that he would become an artist or that he’d end up in Provincetown, where former square pegs so often find refuge.He grew up in Montvale, N.J.,… Continue reading The fiercely gentle Provincetown vision of Jim Broussard

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Strawberries and honeybees: 5 things to do this week in Maynard, Stow and beyond

1. GO TO MARKET The Maynard Farmers’ Market kicks off its 22nd season from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 24, at the Mill Pond parking lot, 161 Main St. Opening Day festivities include SmARTroom’s fifth annual costume parade at 10:30 a.m. and musical performance by Sugarcoma. Rain or Shine. Check the website for vendor… Continue reading Strawberries and honeybees: 5 things to do this week in Maynard, Stow and beyond

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Quincy painter focus of first exhibition at Chinatown’s new art center

BOSTON -- The Pao Arts Center, which opened in May, is exhibiting the work of Chinese brush-painter Mei Ching of Quincy as its first show. Mei Ching, 79, was born in TChina and studied at the Hubei Institute of Fine Arts  with a concentration in birds and flowers. The show continues through Aug. 26. Created… Continue reading Quincy painter focus of first exhibition at Chinatown’s new art center

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