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Boston Mayor Wu Announces Call to Artists for $720K Investment In Public Art in BPS Schools

BOSTON, Mass. /Masachusetts Newswire/ -- This week (Feb. 21), Boston Mayor Michelle Wu and the Mayor’s Office of Arts & Culture, in collaboration with Boston Public Schools (BPS) and with support from mural consultant Street Theory, today announced a Call to Artists for A Canvas of Culture: Boston Public Schools to help beautify and amplify the vibrancy of Boston's neighborhoods and schools by creating engaging and inspiring public art.
City of BOSTON

City of Boston Public Health Commission Introduces Community Health Equity Empowerment Fund

BOSTON, Mass. /MASSACHUSETTS NEWSWIRE/ -- The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) today announced the creation of the Community Health Equity Empowerment Fund (CHEE Fund), a new initiative that will provide grants to local non-profits and community-based organizations (CBOs) working to advance health equity through prevention, intervention, and response services. Using funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), BPHC will distribute a total of $1 million in CHEE grants this year, equating to $200,000 per awarded organization.

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Lowell Chamber Orchestra

The Lowell Chamber Orchestra (LCO) to premiere new edition of Julia Perry’s ‘Symphony for Violas and Basses’

LOWELL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire / -- On Sunday, February 18, 2024, 3 p.m., The Lowell Chamber Orchestra will present the first Massachusetts performance of Julia Perry's "Symphony for Violas and Basses," from a new edition by LCO's music director Orlando Cela. The concert will also include a world premiere by Martin Max Schreiner.
Guided By Choices onstage in Massachusetts

Forever Since Heedfest: local Guided By Voices fans to celebrate band at special boston-area event

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire / -- The venerable indie rock band Guided By Voices (GBV) recently celebrated 40 years of music with several thousand fans in its hometown of Dayton, Ohio, performing two sold-out shows at the Dayton Masonic Center over Labor Day weekend. In the spirit of bringing that celebration to Boston, four local fans (calling themselves the Textbook Committee) have organized Forever Since Heedfest, which brings three GBV tribute bands and diehard fans from near and far to Warehouse XI in Somerville, MA this February.
Beyond Benign

Beyond Benign announces Green Chemistry Teaching and Learning Community (GCTLC) Launch

WILMINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Beyond Benign, in partnership with sponsors and partners including the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI), is excited to announce the launch of the Green Chemistry Teaching and Learning Community (GCTLC): an online hub for everyone in the green chemistry community to share, connect, learn, and grow together.
Lowell Chamber Orchestra - From left to right: Yoko Nakatani, Brittney Benton, Adam Gallant

Lowell Chamber Orchestra (LCO) Inaugurates its Fifth Season with a Concert that Redefines the Symphony

LOWELL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Lowell Chamber Orchestra opens its fifth season Saturday, September 16, 2023, with music that redefines the symphony as genre. The evening will feature music by Brittney Benton, Yoko Nakatani, Vincent Persichetti, and Arnold Schönberg, bringing a historical approach to the ever changing façade of this genre.
Sports Connect and Mass Youth Soccer

Stack Sports has extended its partnership with The Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association

LEOMINSTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Stack Sports, the largest and fastest-growing global provider of sports technology, announced today that it has extended its partnership with The Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association, Inc. (Mass Youth Soccer), which will leverage the Sports Connect platform for its state and member club management.
AND THEN I MET YOU by Mackenzie Lee

Author Mackenzie Lee’s New Book, AND THEN I MET YOU, Illuminates an Enduring and Miraculous Love Story

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Author Mackenzie Lee unveils a heartwarming tale of eternal love that defies all odds in her latest book, "And Then I Met You" (IBSN: 978-0228887737; Released March, 2023). This poignant true story weaves a mesmerizing narrative of a love that transcends the boundaries of time, space, and even life itself.

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