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MauriceW's picture

Poetic voices educate & liberate!

Artists speak out against violence in Cambridge

Cambridge, MA - Friday March 27th 6:30 p.m., I attended Poetry Matters: Voices Against Violence at the Out Of The Blue Too Gallery. It was a an event featuring poet laureates both locally and from across the state. The featured poets included Brenda Walcott, Askia Touré, Tony Van Der Meer, Everett Hoagland, Soul Brown, Neil Calendar, Tontongi, Jill Netchinsky and Boston Poet Laureate Danielle Legros Georges along with visual artistry courtesy of Aldo Tambellini presented by Anna Salamone.

Kelsey Little's picture

Humanism is the New Black

Piper Kerman is honored with Humanist Heroine of the year award at Harvard.

Tuesday night at the Science Center on the Harvard Campus, (One Oxford Street) Piper Kerman gave an introspective talk revolving around the United States prison system.
Kerman is best known for her novel Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, a memoir turned Netflix Original Series.

Stephen Kaiser's picture

BELIEVE IT OR NOT

BELIEVE IT OR NOT

Strange things are happening in the City of Cambridge April 1, 2015

Here is a roundup of what could pass for news in Cambridge, if proper journalistic standards were applied :

1. At the City Council meeting last Monday, a public comment session was held, and nobody had anything to say. In a Council order passed unanimously, the Council voted to send a letter to Bob LaTremouille requesting that he make frequent appearances to fill the vacuum.

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Chi Eta Zeta hosts Blu'Tique to Help Struggling Folks in Cambridge

Local sorority hosts a clothing drive for low-income and homeless men, women, and children.

On March 21, Chi Eta Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta sorority hosted a clothing giveaway event at the YWCA Cambridge. "Blu-Tique," as the event was called, included clothing for all ages and genders, goodie bags, and lots of friendly faces. The Cambridge community, encouraged by City Councilor Denise Simmons and many others, donated lots of good quality clothing, shoes, and accessories for the event.

susan's picture

March 28, Last Day to Vote at the Participatory Budget Expo

Join the Budget Delegates at the Cambridge Community Center at 5 Callendar Street during the Winter Farmers' Market on Saturday, March 28 to talk about the Participatory Budgeting projects and vote for your favorite ones!

Mark Jaquith's picture

Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline in Cambridge

Jay Blitzman speaks at Cambridge Public Library

I had the good fortune to be able to attend the talk given by Jay Blitzman on Tuesday March 23, 2015 at the Main Library in Cambridge. Unfortunately, a previous commitment prevented me from seeing the entire program. Mr. Blitzman, the First Justice of the Middlesex County, MA Juvenile Court, spoke on the problem nationwide. He made the point that some very anti-intuitive things are going on in our country. Sixty years after Brown vs.

mholbrow's picture

Plants talk about the weather

Rhododendrons tell temperature

When we get fed up with the cold, we talk about it. So do plants. Rhododendrons are particularly expressive, and they make good thermometers.

susan's picture

Participatory Budgeting: I Voted, Did YOU?

City asking for feedback on capital project proposals

Cheryl Brown's picture

Kids in Cambridge - Out of School, NOT out of Ideas

Kids in Cambridge Spring Break

Library has Fun for all Ages!