O’Malley Wants to Evaluate City’s Emergency Preparedness for Extreme Weather

This hurricane season has walloped Texas, Florida and more this year. Luckily, Boston has escaped unscathed so far. But what if we are struck by a storm like Hurricane Harvey? Jamaica Plain’s City Councilor Matt O’Malley wants to make sure the city sip prepared and has called for a hearing to evaluate the city’s readiness for extreme weather situations.

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Experience Jamaica Plain Open Studios This Weekend

For 24 years, artists of Jamaica Plain have opened their studios to the community and displayed their art for one weekend in September. This year’s annual Jamaica Plain Open Studios will be this weekend on Sept. 23rd and 24th and offers a range of places to go and types of art to see with a multitude of styles including collaborative work, student work and even the opportunity to create art first hand.
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‘Dreams of Chonta’ Workshop on September 18th

Join “Dreams of Chonta” film director Monica Cohen and musicians Isaac Matus and Juan Tello to learn about music from the Pacific Coast of Colombia and the story of Diego Obregon, an Afro-Colombian musician featured in the film, who is an undocumented immigrant willing to sacrifice everything for his dreams.
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Footlight Club’s ‘Peter and The Starcatcher’ Opens Sept. 16th

The tale of Peter Pan flying into Wendy Darling’s bedroom, fighting Captain Hook and toying around with Tinkerbell are well known — but how did Peter Pan become Peter Pan? The Footlight Club’s production of “Peter and the Starcatcher,” opening Sept. 16th in Jamaica Plain, will provide insight into the genesis of Peter and why he never wanted to grow up.

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