Monthly Archives: May 2014

1467 Tremont project open for comments

May 2, 2014
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A mandatory Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) meeting for the mixed-use project at 1467 Tremont St. was scheduled for earlier this week, after the Gazette’s deadline. The new mixed-use, 4-story building proposed for 1467 Tremont St. would have 18 units of housing and approximately 1,800 square feet of ground-floor retail space for a total of...

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Local social work group publishes textbook

May 2, 2014
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Local social work group publishes textbook

Mission Hill-based Boston Liberation Health (BLH) members have released a book, “Social Justice in Clinical Practice: A Liberation Health Framework for Social Work,” on incorporating social justice activism into social services work. Dawn Belkin Martinez, BLH’s co-founder and Lecturer in Clinical Practice at the Boston University School of Social Work told the Gazette she...

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Church: No comment on redevelopment

May 2, 2014
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The New York-based Society of Redemptorist Fathers, which operates the Mission Church and owns the church property, said it is unable to answer questions on the fate of the long-stalled redevelopment along Smith Street. Mary Weaver, director of communications for the Redemptorist Fathers, referred questions about the redevelopment to Mission Church’s rector, Rev. Raymond...

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Former BCH doctor sentenced for child porn

May 2, 2014
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LMA—Richard Keller, a former Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) doctor, was sentenced to six-and-half years in prison on child pornography charges in March in U.S. District Court, according to a press release. Keller, a 57-year-old from Andover, will have to register as a Level 3 sex offender and have five years of supervised release after serving his sentence....

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Private quilt collection on view at MFA

May 2, 2014
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A new exhibition of 58 hand-made quilts at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) is the first to explore how, over five decades, artist and designer Gerald Roy and the late Paul Pilgrim acquired bold and colorful quilts that echo the work of mid-20th century Abstract and Op Art movement artists. The collection is...

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Gardner exhibits collaborative fashion

May 2, 2014
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Gardner exhibits collaborative fashion

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is hosting its first-ever fashion exhibition, pieces created by designer Carla Fernández in collaboration with Mexican artisans, through Sept. 1. The exhibit, titled, “The Barefoot Designer: A Passion for Radical Design,” includes accessories and videos of the Mexican artisans who create each piece by hand from scratch—from spinning, weaving,...

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MFA opens first ‘crowdsourced’ exhibition

May 2, 2014
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MFA opens first ‘crowdsourced’ exhibition

“Boston Loves Impressionism,” an exhibit compiled with the help of 41,497 votes from Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) patrons, is on view now. The exhibit’s most popular work is Vincent van Gogh’s painting “Houses at Auvers,” made in 1890, with 4,464 votes, followed by Claude Monet’s “Water Lillies” (1907) with 3,543. Edgar Degas’ sculpture...

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MCPHS organizes blood marrow donor drive

May 2, 2014
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MCPHS University held a bone marrow donor drive last month, in the wake of a student’s mother finding a donor. Its goal was to sign up 1,000 new donors. The Be The Match Foundation, operated by the National Marrow Donor Program, manages the largest marrow registry in the world. Bone marrow donations are used...

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Joslin Debut

May 2, 2014
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Joslin Debut

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Hill Agenda, May 2-June 12, 2014

May 2, 2014
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, June 10 for the June 13 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services board of directors, first Monday of every month, 6-7:30pm, Mission Church Parish Center, 1545 Tremont...

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