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 […]
Close out the summer with a beautiful night of music and dancing! Guitarist and vocalist Willie J. Laws and pianist Bruce Mattson bring a unique blend of funk, blues, and jazz to Minton Stable Garden in JP on Thursday, August 25 from 5-7PM. Local beer and wine will also be available for purchase. This is […]
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 […]
Date: August 28 Time: 4:00-5:30pm Venue: Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain Trio Let’s Vamos is a unique Brazilian-American musical collaboration playing Forró Pé-de-Serra, featuring rhythms such as baião, xaxado and samba. Forró became famous in the 1940s and ‘50s with tunes steeped in the stories and culture of Brazil’s […]
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