Week of Events
Play Reading: ‘Sophia Hayden Deserves Better’
Join Jamaica Plain History Society on Zoom for a reading of the play Sophia Hayden Deserves Better by Stephanie Alison Walker. In 1891 a brilliant 23-year-old woman from Jamaica Plain won an architecture contest to design the Woman’s Building for the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. What should have been the start to a flourishing […]
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 […]
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 […]
Date: August 21 Time: 4:00-5:30pm Venue: Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain Guitarist Phil Sargent joins pianist Brian Friedland for jazz improvisation with a “boundary-pushing,” “modernist” bent. Jazz Review says, "Sargent’s musicality is asymmetrical parts beauty and power. He also incorporates melodic hooks into the mix, where superior technique, cunning […]
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