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Boston Symphony Orchestra Launches ‘BSO in Residence’ Program in JP

The Boston Symphony Orchestra recently launched a new program to engage the community and chose Jamaica Plain as the first neighborhood to benefit from it. The BSO celebrated its “BSO in Residence” program with a popup concert at the Loring-Greenough House on Sept. 28th and a public concert in Franklin Park on Oct. 1st. (more…) Continue Reading →

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24th Annual Jamaica Plain Open Studios

The premiere annual arts event in one of Boston’s most eclectic neighborhoods, Jamaica Plain Open Studios (JPOS), is returning in 2017 for its 24th year. Open Studios is an opportunity to take a rare public peek at some private spaces. The free event showcases the artwork of up to 200 artists at 40 sites including artists’ studios, the historic Eliot School, the Haffenreffer brewery complex and more. It runs from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. over the weekend of September 23 – 24, 2017. During JPOS, visitors can experience locally created art, clothing, jewelry, and home accessories, and can buy directly from the artists. Continue Reading →

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24th Annual Jamaica Plain Open Studios

The premiere annual arts event in one of Boston’s most eclectic neighborhoods, Jamaica Plain Open Studios (JPOS), is returning in 2017 for its 24th year. Open Studios is an opportunity to take a rare public peek at some private spaces. The free event showcases the artwork of up to 200 artists at 40 sites including artists’ studios, the historic Eliot School, the Haffenreffer brewery complex and more. It runs from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. over the weekend of September 23 – 24, 2017. During JPOS, visitors can experience locally created art, clothing, jewelry, and home accessories, and can buy directly from the artists. Continue Reading →

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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. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Free Concert in Franklin Park with Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops

The Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and the Boston Pops, in partnership with the City of Boston, present a special free concert in Boston’s Franklin Park. Led by BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons, Boston Pops Conductor Keith Lockhart, and BSO Youth and Family Concerts Conductor Thomas Wilkins, the outdoor concert marks the first time the BSO and the Boston Pops have performed on the same stage in a free outdoor public venue. Though the Boston Pops have performed at Franklin Park twice before, this will be the first performance by the BSO in Boston’s largest park, and the first time Mr. Nelsons has led the orchestra in an outdoor venue in Boston. The program will include “The Star-Spangled Banner” and selections from John Williams, Shostakovich and Mahler. Continue Reading →

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