Jamaica Plain Branch Library

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Public Art Project for Renovated Jamaica Plain Library To Be Discussed

Editor’s Note: The meeting referenced in this article initially scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 16, has been postponed. A rescheduled date has not yet been set. The original article is below. ~~~

The Jamaica Plain Branch Library currently being renovated has been selected as the first beneficiary of a new city program focused on bringing public art to Boston’s neighborhoods. Continue Reading →

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Jamaica Plain Branch Library Renovation: One Year Later

This past Sunday, Sept. 25, marked the one-year anniversary of the groundbreaking for the renovation of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library at the corner of South and Sedgwick streets, and the refurbished, expanded building is still on track to open in the spring, according to library officials. (more…) Continue Reading →

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JP is Near the Heart of This Rock ‘N Roll Story

Next Big Thing, by Terry Kitchen

Back in the 1980s, when Boston bands like Aerosmith, The Cars and J. Geils were topping the charts nationally, a flourishing ecosystem of not-quite-so-famous groups were struggling farther down the pyramid. “There were another 2,000 bands trying to claw their way up the food chain,” said musician and author Terry Kitchen, whose new book and CD, “Next Big Thing,” is set in that world. (more…) Continue Reading →

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