Monthly Archives: October 2014

Goya retrospective comes to MFA

October 3, 2014
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Goya retrospective comes to MFA

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) will host the largest retrospective of Spanish artist Francisco Goya’s works in America in 25 years starting Oct. 12. “Goya: Order and Disorder” will feature more than 160 paintings, prints and drawings. Goya lived from 1746 to 1848. He was court painter for four successive rulers of...

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Best of Mission Hill 2014 Winners

October 3, 2014
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The following are the “Best of Mission Hill” as chosen by Gazette readers. In the fourth annual reader survey, most categories had many nominees, especially “Friendliest Business.” Best Place To…   Enjoy live entertainment Flann O’Brien’s   See art Museum of Fine Arts, Boston   Work Stop & Shop   Consumer Favorites   Friendliest...

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Heath St. parcel RFP due soon

October 3, 2014
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A request for proposals (RFP) to redevelop 10 City-owned parcels along Heath Street will likely be issued next week, an adjustment of the originally announced deadline for the end of August, John Feuerbach, City’s Department of Neighborhood Development senior development officer for housing, told the Gazette. The project’s development guidelines, however, have been completed....

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MFA presents ancient Greece in new light

October 3, 2014
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MFA presents ancient Greece in new light

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), is highlighting its freshly reorganized ancient Greek collection in new galleries. The galleries opened Sept. 16 and showcase 230 works, focusing on three themes: “Homer and the Epics,” “Dionysos and the Symposium” and “Theater and Performance.” The works, primarily from the 6th to the 4th century B.C.,...

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Fresh Cut

October 3, 2014
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Fresh Cut

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JP group: Developer is fulfilling lawsuit path promise

October 3, 2014
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The developers of a large apartment project at 161 S. Huntington Ave. are “drawing up plans” for a pedestrian path as agreed to in a lawsuit settlement, Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council (JPNC) member Kevin Moloney has told the Gazette. The path would connect S. Huntington Avenue and the Jamaicaway as a mitigation of the...

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Simmons prof pens book on yoga and trauma healing

October 3, 2014
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Simmons prof pens book on yoga and trauma healing

When Simmons College professor Becky Thompson began training to become a yoga teacher, she said, she would hear whispers in the hallways and after sessions about people suffering from depression, loss, sexual abuse and other traumas. The traumas always seemed to be talked about in the background. That pushed her to co-lead a workshop...

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Hill Agenda, Oct. 3, 2014

October 3, 2014
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Nov. 11 for the Nov. 14 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings 70 Parker Hill Ave. renovation, Boston Redevelopment Authority-hosted meeting on apartment renovation proposed by Jamaica View LLC and GVW Incorporated,...

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Community Alliance has new leader

October 3, 2014
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New Jersey native Chad Rosner was elected the new president of the Community Alliance of Mission Hill (CAMH) during a Sept. 17 meeting, after former leader Jessica Casey moved out of the city. Rosner moved to Mission Hill in 2001 while a student at Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) in 2001, he told the...

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Participación, Oct. 3, 2014

October 3, 2014
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 11 de noviembre para la edición del 14 de noviembre. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos empiezan con 617, a menos que diga otro código de área.           Reuniones Renovaciones de 70 Parker Hill Ave., reunión presentada por Boston Redevelopment Authority...

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