Four members of this historic legacy visited Cambridge City Hall April 18, 2017 for a sit down panel discussion, reception and promotion for new book Leveling the Playing Field written by David Marc. View Part 1, Part 2.
For decades, the news industry was dominated by men. In this three-hour seminar, learn a bit about the women’s movement in journalism that brought about household names like Barbara Walters, Diane Sawyer and Oprah Winfrey. Then deconstruct contemporary newscasts and the role women play in modern-day news.
The cold snowy long lasting winter months give way to the bright and warmer springtime. This wondrous season makes the heart and spirit come alive in the children. Little Baseball League will officially begin on April 24th 2017.
On February 20, 2017, Cambridge lost a world-renowned female physicist, nanoscience trailblazer, professor, and mentor to sister women scientists throughout her 50 year plus career. Known as the "queen of carbon science", Mildred Dresselhaus was the first female Institute Professor and professor emerita of physics and electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
On Friday, March 31, 2017, the Cambridge Center for Adult Education presented the second annual Berta Golahny Awards as part of the opening reception for the Spring Art Exhibit at 42 Brattle Street in Harvard Square. The juried Golahny Awards honors outstanding artistic achievement in by students and teachers.
Deborah Mason was born and raised in East Cambridge. As a young girl she learned to dance at Adrian Miller’s dance studio on Cambridge Street. In 1975, Mason opened her own dance school in Inman Square. It was right next door to the venerable Inn-Square Men’s Bar, which closed in 1984.
For 30 years, artist Bill Flynn has been collecting crushed gloves. He is fascinated by the way the random creases reshape each glove into a visually exciting flat piece. Flynn’s glove collection served as a major influence for his latest show at the Chandler Gallery: Each drawing borrows the techniques of folding and flattening to incorporate fortuitous rips and edges as part of the finished work.
For this installment of Beyond Boston, in which we showcase the best of community media news around the region, we attempt to offer a glimpse into various aspects and issues related to the education system in Massachusetts and how this important institution operates under the current Trump Administration.