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February 2019

Living Portraits: Featuring the Work of Jon Goldman and Robin Radin

February 9 - May 27
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 415 Summer Street
Boston, 02210 United States
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Jamaica Plain photographer Robin Radin and Woods Hole artist Jon Goldman are currently exhibiting their work at The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in the 2nd floor Northwest lobby gallery. The BCEC is located at 415 Summer Street in Boston. The exhibit will run from February 9-May 27, 2019. There will be a reception, which is free and open to the public on Wednesday, February 20 from 6-8pm. The exhibition's curator Caitlin Foley writes:"Radin and Goldman employ their work as…

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May 2019

Vignettes: Art show at JP Licks: Featuring Terry Boutelle and Nancy Marks

May 14 @ 8:00 am - June 29 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on June 6, 2019 at 6:00pm

JP Licks, 659 Centre St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Vignettes Artwork by Terry Boutelle and Nancy Marks May – June 2019   Now showing at JP LICKS on Centre Street in JP In literature, a vignette is a short scene that captures a single moment or a defining detail about a character, idea, or other element of the story.  Vignettes are little sections of a much bigger work.  Vignettes are important because they can illuminate significant information, create depth of character, or provide insight into the larger picture. In this show, established…

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Flower Arranging How-To-Fun

May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
City Feed and Supply, 672 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$65

Join us for a night out learning the art of flower arranging. Gather around the table for a floral arranging experience to remember. Learn tips and tricks for successful flower arranging as you curate your own arrangement in a vase. Tons of fun and no experience needed! At the end of the evening, take home your beautiful arrangement as well as any other must-have in-store finds!

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Opening Reception: Balancing Act

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BSA Space, 290 Congress Street
Boston , MA 02210 United States
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Don't miss the opening reception for Balancing Act: Urbanism & Emerging Technologies. This special event is an opportunity to explore the exhibition with the curators while enjoying complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Today, the rapid rate of change in technology and human society has reached an unprecedented pace. As we consider the future of the urban environment, a keen understanding of the symbiotic relationship between city and technology has become imperative to not only achieve efficiency in economy and convenience, but…

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Duke Ellington’s Sacred Jazz

May 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Bethel AME Church, 40 Walk Hill St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Excerpts from Duke Ellington’s Sacred Jazz presented with a combined adult choir and soloists from People’s Baptist Church, teens from Boston City Singers, Paul White jazz trio, a narrator, and a tap dancer, at Bethel A.M.E. Church, Jamaica Plain and People’s Baptist Church in Roxbury. Presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston Neighborhood Arts series.

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June 2019

Party, Promenade & Play: A Wilde Affair

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Loring Greenough House, 12 South Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$40

Two of Jamaica Plain's iconic historical sites join forces to bring you Party, Promenade & Play: A Wilde Affair!  To celebrate the Footlight Club's opening night of Oscar Wilde's riotous farce, The Importance of Being Earnest, the Loring Greenough House is hosting an elegant Victorian-inspired garden party on its south lawn. Enjoy prosecco and cucumber sandwiches while you play croquet, then stroll over to the theater to watch your talented neighbors onstage. Costumes are highly encouraged! Purchase your tickets in…

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The Importance of Being Earnest at The Footlight Club

June 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 16, 2019

An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until June 2, 2019

The Footlight Club, 7A Eliot Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$20

The Footlight Club, America’s oldest continuously operating community theater and one of Jamaica Plain’s hidden gems, is proud to announce its final show of its 142nd season: Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest”, for six performances this June at its Eliot Hall home, 7A Eliot St, Jamaica Plain. A farcical comedy set in late Victorian era London, in which the leading characters maintain fictitious personae to escape burdensome social obligations, the play is widely considered to be Wilde’s masterpiece,…

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Boston For All Week – A JP Festival for Immigration Justice

June 9 @ 10:00 am - June 15 @ 3:00 pm

A free run/walk, a restaurant week and an art sale will raise money for girls' empowerment, refugees, and legal advocates for immigrants during events organized June 9-15 by Boston For All activists in partnership with Nika Elugardo and Boston City Councilor Matt O’Malley. “We know our community is looking for a chance to help our neighbors, and the variety of opportunities to get involved offers everyone easy entry to be a part of the movement for an inclusive nation,” said…

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Boston For All Week – A JP Festival for Immigration Justice

June 9 @ 10:00 am - June 15 @ 3:00 pm

A free run/walk, a restaurant week and an art sale will raise money for girls' empowerment, refugees, and legal advocates for immigrants during events organized June 9-15 by Boston For All activists in partnership with Nika Elugardo and Boston City Councilor Matt O’Malley. “We know our community is looking for a chance to help our neighbors, and the variety of opportunities to get involved offers everyone easy entry to be a part of the movement for an inclusive nation,” said…

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In the Groves: A Summer Solstice Journey

June 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30pm, repeating until June 22, 2019

Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building, 125 The Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$25

Diane Edgecomb, Storyteller, and Margot Chamberlain, Celtic Harpist 2 Sessions (select one): Friday, June 21, or Saturday, June 22, 6:30–8:30pm Location: Hunnewell Building and Arboretum Landscape, Arnold Arboretum Join us for an enchanting evening of Tree Myths, Songs and Summer Solstice Legends. Diane and Margot spin tales of the human connection with trees and the deep meaning we have assigned to them through the ages. This unique performance, designed specifically for the Arnold Arboretum, travels through the Arboretum with story…

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