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While Kendall Square Cinema is inheriting an international film festival in October, the event remains part of Arlington’s town tourism efforts and culture and will keep the town’s name as well as connections there.
A rough schedule for Sullivan Courthouse litigation was set by Judge Robert Foster of the Massachusetts Land Court on Wednesday, and the sides sketched out arguments over a fast disposition called summary judgment.
H Theodore Cohen replaces Hugh Russell, an architect who has served as chairman of the Planning Board for the past five years. Catherine Preston Connolly is named vice chairwoman.
Officially, “Measure for Measure” is one of Shakespeare’s comedies, but it’s for those who like their comedy dark and about when “sex, imprisonment and power collide in a city on the edge.”
The “Polar Express” 4-D Experience; Jamie Mclaughlin’s “Sordid Tales” official EP release; “Fool Descending a Staircase”; Humor for Humanity with Jimmy Tingle; and an afternoon of Scrabble.
Plenty of great things happened in 2014. It was the year the Cambridge doubled down on art, won a 24-hour restaurant for Central Square, showed citizen power and council follow-through, struck a blow for Steam and saw a healthier Health Alliance.
Three holiday shopping events; The Christmas Revels; multi-band shows at The Democracy Center and Middle East; Eat Your Heart Out charity food and music event; and “It’s a Wonderful Life” live radio play.
The Luminarium Dance Company takes more creative leaps around and forward with its production “The Sleeprunner,” opening Friday at the Multicultural Arts Center.
The NAEC regrets the necessity of filing lawsuits, but strongly supports the need for determinations on the underlying issues by an independent court of law.
Two separate appeals were filed against the city’s granting of a special permit allowing development of the former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse.