Date: June 19 Time: 4:00-5:30pm Venue: Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain Formed in 1999 by 4-time Grammy-nominated Black Uhuru drummer 'Rangotan and 6-time steel pan champion Sista D, Dis N Dat incorporates Roots Reggae, Dance Hall, and R&B. Sounds of Jamaica and Trinidad rock the sounds of foundation reggae […]
Travel around the Pond with the Jamaica Plain Historical Society. Once a district that only included the houses of Boston’s elite, the Pond later was put to industrial use as tons of ice were harvested there each winter. Learn about the movers and shakers such as Francis Parkman and James Michael Curley who made their […]
Date: June 26 Time: 4:00-5:30pm Venue: Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain The debut concert from long-time musical friends Lihi Haruvi (sax), Keala Kaumeheiwa (bass), Brian Friedland (keyboard) and Jorge Perez-Albela (drums). Expect globally inspired jazz with lots of joyful spontaneity. This is part of the Eliot Schoolyard Concert Series, […]
Tour a residential area that includes a National Historic District. View architecture that spans three centuries; the oldest community theater company in the United States; and an elegant 18th-century mansion that once served as the country’s first military hospital. Learn about the monument that commemorates fallen Civil War soldiers from West Roxbury and about Pauline […]
Developed as a suburb by General William Hyslop Sumner in the mid-nineteenth century, this National Historic District includes one of the finest collections of Victorian houses in the area. The tour includes the ancestral home of the Dole Pineapple Company founder as well as the homes of progressives who were active as abolitionists and women […]
MassQ Ball 2022: Origin Saturday, July 9, 2pm – 7pm Raindate Saturday, July 16, 2pm-7pm The MassQ Ball 2022: Origin will feature the diverse artistic expressions of Boston’s communities of color. Interact with the landscape in new and creative ways, transform into a walking work of art through the practice of MassQing (a ritual application of […]
Date: July 10 Time: 4:00-5:30pm Venue: Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain July 10: With laid back R&B feels and emotionally driven, honest lyrics influenced by neo-soul legends India.Arie, Jill Scott and Alicia Keys, Ava Sophia blends soulful grooves and acoustic pop. This is part of the Eliot Schoolyard Concert Series, […]
The Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park concerts are Tuesdays at 6 pm from July 12-August 16th. Bring a lawn chair, your friends, and a picnic supper (or buy one from food trucks). Family friendly, accessible, and, free! Walk, bike, or take the T - Bus #16 or any that stop along Seaver Street. Special […]
Explore un área industrial fascinante en el corazón de Boston. Veremos edificios que fueron cutidurías y cervecerías en el siglo XIX, las casas de los primeros colonos alemanes y la Boston Beer Company, la cervecería de Samuel Adams. Hablaremos de la década de 1970, en la que una coalición de grupos comunitarios se unió para […]
Date: July 17 Time: 4:00-5:30pm Venue: Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain Nadia Washington adds her soulful vocals to Brian Friedland’s jazz keyboard, blending jazz, soul, R&B, and world music. “Nadia Washington is among the prominent artists that connect the lines between music’s heart and soul.” - Coffee Talk Jazz Radio. This […]
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