- Arts + Culture
Student achievement and school performance were prominent at Tuesday’s meeting of the School Committee, but the interpretation of a controlled-choice policy raised many questions.
Residents interested in serving on the Cambridge Human Rights Commission should send letters of interest, a résumé and applicable experience by Feb. 7.
A report on local poverty stunned city councillors, showing a city where single mothers scrape by on $22,383 incomes and black and hispanic poverty soars above that for whites and Asians.
On the cusp of his 19th birthday, Melz – the Riverside rapper born Jahmel McClamy and graduated from Cambridge Rindge and Latin School – has released his third full-length mixtape, “2 Explicit.”
When the City Council starts its two-year term Monday, there will be only one woman where there were four. But the council is gaining a different kind of diversity: its first Muslim and Latino members.
The stain of slavery on American history has seen many renderings on celluloid, but director Steve McQueen goes at the matter in “12 Years a Slave” in a fashion that gets under the viewer’s skin in stunning, unexpected ways.
Somerville’s Performing Fusion Theatre wants short plays from playwrights and to audition the actors, musicians, singers and dancers who will make them come to life at its inaugural Somerville Theatre Festival.
People interested in serving on the Cambridge Human Rights Commission are asked to send letters of interest, a résumé and list of applicable experience by mail, fax or e-mail by Oct. 18, said the commission’s head, Nancy Schlacter.
Despite there being a new boss in the executive suite, city employees with stories to tell about racial or sexual discrimination were afraid to testify Tuesday at a Civic Unity Committee meeting, other workers said.
After years of turbulence resulting from budget squeezes, a new superintendent and major structural changes, the city’s school district has reached what one official dubs approvingly “the Year of Staffing Stability” – a sign that things are settling down.