By Nyan Lynn The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center conducted its annual Walk for Change event on April 23 in Brighton. More than 1,500 people participated to show their respect and support to those who have been sexually abused. People gathered at Artesani Park around 9 a.m., participated in some entertainment activities, and walked along the […]
By Mukala Kabongo Stop and Shop hosted the Food Truck Festival at the Rose Kennedy Greenway this past Saturday to kickoff summer festivities in Boston. The festival brought food trucks from around the city to serve their signature dishes.
By: Temi Adeleye The Boston Cyclists Union held a rally in Copley Square to highlight safety hazards on Boston roads. Cyclists rode around the Public Garden several times. More than 100 local cyclists came out to the demonstration to spread awareness about an issue they feel is extremely important. The event started with a brief address by the Boston […]
(Video by Mario Zepeda) By Melody Keilig (Interviews conducted by Nyan Lynn) A student group at Emerson College is working to help and protect undocumented students in the wake of the Trump administration’s efforts to increase deportations. The student group Understanding National Immigration Through Education (UNITE) was created in 2013 to rally around immigration […]
By Catherine Trudell 3/27/2017 The buzz of tattoo machines fills the air of a conference room at the Hynes Convention Center on Sunday, as ink enthusiasts pile in for the final day of the 2017 Boston Tattoo Convention. “My friend and I were just hanging out and decided we’d go and get a couple jammers,” said Taylor […]
By Melody Keilig At nine years old, Ashlyn Medina was looking for a big sister. The qualifications she laid out were simple: she wanted someone that would do anything fun with her, ranging from trips to the library to skiing and other athletic activities. Her only condition was to have a sister that loved Chinese […]
(Video by Deborah Cardoso) By Alex Venancio and Deborah Cardoso Music is blaring as Boston teens are hard at work, buzzing around easels, letting their creative juices flow. Artists for Humanity (AFH) employs more than 270 of the city’s youth, as a way to keep the students involved and keep art alive within the community. “We […]
(Slideshow by Cat Trudell, Photos by Deborah Cardoso) By Alexandra Venancio Two large abstract paintings decorated the plain white walls of the busy Cambridge Health Alliance waiting room in Assembly Square. The Art Connection has brought art to public places around Boston for more than 20 years. It was founded by artist Fay Chandler, a sculptor […]