The independent film “The Year We Thought About Love,” which has been seen at film festivals around the world, comes to Cambridge for a free screening Thursday, followed by a Q&A with director Ellen Brodsky and cast members.
People interested in serving on the Cambridge Human Rights Commission are asked to send letters of interest, a résumé and list of applicable experience.
A draft paper submitted by a high school employee and mayoral aide was seen Tuesday as a possible foundation for a vision on closing the district’s achievement gap, while two-year-old changes to school choice were undone as “well-intentioned” but failing.
The Boston indie rock scene is overwhelmingly white. If you’re reading this and this is the first time the aforementioned sentiment has ever crossed your mind, you’re probably white.
Boston Calling, the giant, twice-annual, three-day music festival, runs throughout this weekend at Boston’s City Hall Plaza with a lot of great bands – and, once again, a lot of white men.
When people think of Cambridge, they tend to think of its world-class universities and leading biotech companies. What they don’t think about is how many residents are truly struggling – but the Mayor’s Commission on Income Insecurity has been thinking about it.
“The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” a documentary about the black activist group, lacks the major players, while in “7 Chinese Brothers,” Jason Schwartzman makes the protagonist himself a less than major player.
Good comedy only looks effortless from the audience, and it turns out ImprovBoston’s seventh annual Boston Comedy Arts Festival has a lot more going on behind the scenes than will be obvious while throwing out scene suggestions.
Another act of violence has taken the life of a human being in our city in Area IV – where I grew up and call home, an area with one of the highest poverty rates in the city, and where there have been nearly a half-dozen murders dating back to 1990.
Some people think “naco” isn’t such a nice word in Spanish – but it doesn’t seem to be any more offensive than “redneck” or “white trash,” its closest anglo equivalents, making its offensiveness more dependent on the sensitivities of an individual diner.