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Widener Library Celebrates Centennial

Landmark Building a Memorial to Titanic Victim Harry Elkins Widener

Harry Elkins Widener - 1913 portrait by Gabriel Ferrier

A rousing chorus of “Happy Birthday” marked today’s 100th anniversary celebration of the opening of Harvard’s Widener Library, a memorial to Harry Elkins Widener of the Class of 1907. Leading the singing was Sarah Thomas, Vice President for the Harvard Library and Roy E. Larsen Librarian for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. She spoke briefly about the library’s history.

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Boston celebrates Summer II! Disco diva's annual tribute party 2015!

Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll, Boston!

NeighborMedia reporter/producer Maurice Wilkey interviews David Day, of MMMMaven in Cambridge about Boston's upcoming 'A Celebration of Summer II: The Donna Summer Memorial Roller Disco Tribute Party' 2015.

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NeighborMedia Interview: City Dance Party Cambridge 2015!

We're Dancing In The Street

NeighborMedia and Spring Affair producer, Maurice Wilkey, interviews Ini Tomeu, Public Information Officer for the City of Cambridge, about Cambridge's upcoming City Dance Party 2015. The City Dance Party - #CityDanceParty - will take place in Central Square Cambridge Friday, June 26, 2015 from 7pm - 11pm. Go to www.cambridgema.gov or @CambMA on twitter for more information.

 

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Charles Square Farmers Market: Food, Friends and First-times

Seasoned farmers market goers give tips to market newcomers

 Every Friday and Sunday from May to November in the Charles Plaza at Elliot and Bennett streets, Cambridge residents and farmers from surrounding areas gather for one event: a farmers market.  

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Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association hears report on Olympic Games proposal

Magazine Beach a possible venue for Triathlon

Peter Campot, Nikko Mendoza

The meeting of the Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association on Tuesday, June 9, was of compelling interest though attendance was light – about 20 people including presenters and CNA officers. Boston Olympics Organizing Committee members Nikko Mendoza (right) and Peter Campot (left) reported on a pending proposal to make Boston and surrounding area the official U.S. candidate to host the 2024 Olympic Games. Other contenders include Hamburg, Rome, and perhaps Paris.

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Hidden in Plain Sight

Beauty and Grace on Harvard St.

Cambridgeisms

Ah, Cambridge.  Just when we start taking you for granted you surprise us again.

Your gift this time is "Resurgence" a remarkable sculpture created to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Jose Mateo Ballet Theater's 25th Anniversary.  A creation of sculptor David Kasman, "Resurgence" was inspired by Jose Mateo's 1993 ballet "Isle of the Dead."

 

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MIKE’S MONSTER GUITAR CELEBRATES 2-YEAR ANNIVERSAY

With a Benefit for the MSPCA

“Skinny Mike” Feudale has been playing the stand-up bass, and guitar, in bands around Boston since 1986. He began working at Sandy’s Music, 896a Mass Ave as a guitar repair guy twenty-years ago.

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@CambridgeArts Brings River to Mass Ave for 36th Annual Riverfest

On Saturday, June 6 in Central Square Cambridge MA lots of people from our fair city and beyond enjoyed an interactive, stimulating and engaging afternoon of festivity along the Mass Ave virtual river!

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Not for Nothin' Jose Barriga

Festival Director, Boston Latino Film Festival

Susan Fleischmann interviews Jose Barriga, founder and Festival Director of the Boston Latino Film Festival. 6-1-2015

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On The Rise 20th anniversary celebration

$700,000 fund drive launched to aid Keep The Keys program

At left, Board President Carol Goss; at right, Treasurer Anthony Koenig, Jr.

More than a hundred supporters,volunteers, and friends gathered on May 28 at the Microsoft NERD (New England Research and Development) Center at 1 Memorial Drive to mark the 20th anniversary of On The Rise, Inc. The local day program, based at 341 Broadway, aids women who are homeless or in crisis.