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Out and About- July

Out and About- July

  MULTI-DAY EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS:   Free Teen Summer Membership at the YMCA All Greater Boston YMCA Locations The free summer memberships for teens (13-17) are a part of the Y’s Get Summer program. The program seeks to provide a safe, fun environment for teens to become well-rounded individuals, engaging them through sports, arts, leadership programs, community service projects, job skills training, college admission tutoring, technology, literacy, nutrition classes, dances, field trips, and more. Teens can visit any YMCA of […]

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The Fenway Alliance to Receive National Endowment for the Arts Grant

The Fenway Alliance to Receive National Endowment for the Arts Grant

In the second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2015, the NEA has awarded a grant to The Fenway Alliance to deepen the experience of its annual Opening Our Doors festival through an intergenerational Opening Our Doors Arts Residency program (OAR).  In partnership with local underserved youth and seniors, OAR uses the arts to engender deeper conversation and connection among participants. Two talented local artists and one talented local architect, Aithan Shapira, Norah Dooley, and Kim Poliquin, respectively, will lead […]

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Out and About June

Out and About June

Monday June 1st The Cultural Work of the Serial in US Literature 12 PM / Free / Massachusetts Historical Society This project gives an overview of serial fiction in the early republic and explores its particular uses and features. What role did seriality play in the lives of authors, writers, and editors? Why did so many authors turn to the form at this point in time? How did publishing technologies influence its popularity? This talk will explore how this evolving […]

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Second PreXFenway Videos Available Now

Second PreXFenway Videos Available Now

Videos from the Second annual PreXFenway are available now. Hear this year’s finalists talk about gentrification, improv comedy as a tool of for creative growth, the changing nature of philanthropy among Millennials, the connection between neuroscience, music and cultural understanding, and more.