Photographer and video artist LaToya Ruby Frazier spent a dozen years on a project documenting the effects of industry on Braddock, Pa., and its environment and people. But it was an easy investment of time to make; it’s her hometown.
Members of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School’s Black Student Union have produced a public service announcement to “promote a dialogue on the NFL protests, police brutality, racism and empathy,” said their faculty adviser, history teacher Kevin Dua.
A “Drive 2 Support Puerto Rico” is planned for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday to gather critically needed items for Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria relief at the Cambridge Police Department, 125 Sixth St., near Kendall Square.
Biotech has helped transform Kendall Square into what’s been called “the most innovative square mile on the planet” – but, well, why? Why here and not somewhere else? And what’s next?
Cambridge held about one-third of roughly 350 countercultural organizations and businesses in 1970s-era Greater Boston, and Inman Square was home to about a dozen on its own. Author Tim Devin will reveal them Saturday during a free walking tour.
Activists from the 1960s and today and Cambridge and Somerville historians gather for “Radical: Cambridge and Somerville activism in the ’60s and today,” a free event to be held July 29.
This weekend, Kendall Square gets another taste of what hosting NASA might have felt like as it hosts the fourth annual International Space Apps Challenge Boston.
The 10-film festival has been inclusive in its definition of disability, and films seen since the kickoff Wednesday have explored autism, blindness, Down syndrome, muscular dystrophy and psychiatric conditions.
Look for the opening of a Somerville Pet Food Bank this spring, which will work with the Somerville Homeless Coalition to keep pets fed and with their families.
Art and politics mingle Tuesday at “Love Will Win,” with state Rep. Mike Connolly leading a conversation on how to build progressive policy and more effective citizen advocates, along with entertainment from dancers and musicians performing rock and hip-hop.