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Poetry Matters in Cambridge and Worldwide!

Liberation Poetry Collective Presents Poetry Matters at Cambridge's Out of the Blue Gallery

Saturday, November 19, 2016, just a week and a half after the U.S. Presidential election of Donald Trump, The Liberation Poetry Collective assembled to perform Poetry Matters. Poetry Matters' is a collection of poet activists which dates back over 20 years. The theme for Saturday's event was Voices Against Injustice. The venue was Cambridge's Out Of The Blue Gallery, @outofthebluegallery.

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Thousands participate in 2017 Cambridge MLK Day of Service

Record-breaking attendance at this annual event, now in its eighth year.

Cambridge Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service banner at City Hall

"I just want to say it is such an amazing sight to see so many of you out here to honor Dr. Martin Luther King today!" Cambridge Mayor E. Denise Simmons welcomed a large crown in front of City Hall on this warn - for January in Cambridge - afternoon. "This is not a day off, it's a day ON!"

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Save Our Soul

The Out of the Blue Needs You!

The Out of the Blue Gallery, located at 541 Massachusetts Ave, is an old school art gallery, which operates for the people by the people, with Tom Tipton as curator.

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What's Happening to my Neighborhood?

Harvard Square is becoming a visitors' shopping paradise, but what about we who live here?

My  neighborhood is changing.  I’d say it was dying but I’d run the risk of sounding like the old lady in Harvard Square who spends all her time longing for the old days.  I’ll admit to the first but I’m nowhere near the second.  What I’m longing for is balance; a place where tourists and students will feel comfortable and townies can walk a few blocks to find the everyday conveniences we deserve

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Standing with Standing Rock

Have you ever seen a car driving around town with a large buffalo on top of it? Well, that car belongs to Bob Smith aka “Smitty.” On the urging of his old friend Butch Thunderhawk, an Inman Square regular back in the nineties, Smitty headed out to Standing Rock to help protest the Dakota Access pipeline.

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Not for Nothin - Reverend Irene Monroe

Moving Forward: Promoting Safety and Tolerance in our Communities

A discussion with Reverend Irene Monroe on the Cambridge fire and "Moving Forward: Promoting Safety and Tolerance in our Communities," sponsored by Congresswoman Katherine Clark. 12-5-2016

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Aftermath of East Cambridge Fire

Video of the aftermath of the East Cambridge Fire, 12/3/2016, shot by Sara Pagiaro

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10 Alarm Fire in East Cambridge Leaves Many Homeless

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A 10 alarm fire on Berkshire Street in East Cambridge on December 3 left at least 60 people homeless.  Donate to the Mayor's Fund to help those who lost everything.

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Celebrating Stan Edelson

Celebrating Stan Edelson at CCAE

By Michelle Baxter

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Back to the Farm/Forest School

The impetus for this story began when my neighbor told me she was moving to Millis, MA, so her toddler could attend the Sprouts Farm/Forest Preschool. In projecting, what I heard was: there is a media and technology backlash brewing among young parents!

I was thrilled. I have been waiting for the backlash only because I feel I have been witnessing the need for a step-back.