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  1. Philanthropist Lee gives ICA $10 million gift of women's artRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Until 2005, the 78-year-old Institute of Contemporary Art had no permanent collection, assembling most of its shows with borrowed works. Philanthropist and ICA board member Barbara Lee gave the museum one of its first pieces: British sculptor Cornelia Parker's "Hanging Fire ," an ethereal work that has become a favorite of visitors.


  2. Boston-area to do listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    Rock musician and actor Chris Isaak hits the Wilbur, and bringing with him the smooth, retro melodies of two decades worth of record-making, including his most recent release, "Beyond the Sun." Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. $55-$75.


  3. Bridj to Somewhere: Bus Service Plans to Unveil New FeaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    Transit is a big topic in the tech sector lately, and it's been one with a lot of action in Boston. There's Uber, of course, and Lyft, its competitor-in-commerce but ally-in-regulation , both of which operate in Boston.


  4. Young Christian on Christmas in Harvard SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | National Review Online

    Christian Landry is in the seventh grade at St. Paul's Choir School in Boston and one of the beautiful voices on the choir's musical collection , which has been high on the Billboard charts since its release earlier this fall. He also happens to be a fellow pilgrim from a Holy Land trip lead by his uncle, a priest in the diocese of Fall River, Mass.


  5. Print this guideRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 |

    The FSF Giving Guide is an easy-to-use resource that can make a difference in what people buy. We just need to get it in front of them.


  6. Christmas Holiday Trees and Displays in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 |

    The holiday season is an enchanting time to visit Boston, the city turns into a festive wonderland of lights, spectacular department store displays, Christmas Carolers, holiday music and shows, and lots of good cheer ring throughout the city. Macy's Downtown Crossing has windows depicting scenes from the Christmas ballet "The Nutcracker" and windows giving nod to Boston landmarks including Frog Pond Skating Rink.


  7. Boston Music Awards celebrate locals with cheeky humilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 |

    Anyone attempting to take stock of just how seriously the Boston music scene takes itself need only look at Hallelujah the Hills' video for "I Stand Corrected." Presented as a tour of famous spots in Boston music history, the clip strings together grainy black-and-white footage of the band playing in front of various nondescript locations, while on-screen captions describe bogus, increasingly preposterous facts about nonexistent local music legends.


  8. Greenhalge hosting 'Drop & Shop' eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Lowell Sun

    The Greenhalge Elementary School will feature a "Holiday Drop & Shop" on Wednesday, at which parents can drop their kids off for staff members to watch while they finish their shopping. For more information, see below.


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    Saturday Dec 13 | Al Bawaba

    The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority , the Emirate's dedicated Authority for culture, arts, and heritage, and Institut Francais, a government agency in charge of promoting French culture abroad, have launched the third edition of the Artists-in-Residence programme, aimed at promoting cultural and artistic exchange between the UAE and France. A.i.R brings together expertise and resources from arts and cultural organisations in the UAE and France to facilitate international cultural dialogue and exchange through artistic research, production and residencies.


  10. Time capsule unearthing offers insight and provokes thought: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 |

    Workers chiseled away at the cornerstone of the Statehouse Thursday to find a time capsule with artifacts from 1795 that was last unearthed in 1855. It will be X-rayed Sunday at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.


  11. Best Coffee Table Books of 2014By Robert BirnbaumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Daily Beast

    Books by artists and about artists, books that are works of art-it was a great year for the coffee table book, from Goya to DalA , from tattoos to World War I in color. Given the despondent messages emanating from the book business people and the gloomy protectors of literary tradition, I expected over the past few years of my annual anthology of picture books, to see a diminution of the offerings.


  12. Crew unearths Boston time capsule from Paul Revere eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | KYTX-TV News

    The London cafe scene is about to get a little more 'snap, crackle and pop.' Plus, anyone who's looking for a little more spice on the menu can now check out a hot new beer.


  13. New Year's Eve Plans From Gilt CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 |

    Gilt City Boston , the innovative online shopping destination, is offering special access to the most coveted New Year's Eve experiences throughout the city. From a special evening at Harpoon Brewery, to an overnight stay at the Lenox Hotel, and an all-night NYE party at Alden & Harlow, Gilt City Boston is everyone's one stop New Year's Eve shop! Spend this New Year's Eve at this legendary beer hall drinking sparkling cider, playing corn hole, dancing to live music, and-of course- getting a fill of unique beers.


  14. Jackpot! Rare 200-year-old silver coins are the first items to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Daily Mail

    Jackpot! Rare 200-year-old silver coins are the first items to emerge from Boston time capsule buried by Samuel Adams Four silver coins dating back more than 200 years are the first items to emerge from a newly-discovered time capsule in Boston A team of experts worked carefully Thursday to remove the container from a granite cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House Historians believe the stash of treasures were placed there in 1795 by Revolutionary War luminaries Samuel Adams and Paul Revere Four silver coins dating back more than 200 years are the first items to emerge from a newly-discovered time capsule in Boston.


  15. Bold TypesBaker a champion Salvation Army bell ringerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 |

    The governor-elect solicited holiday donations for the charity organization at Downtown Crossing in 2010 and was not only charming, but stayed well past his hour allotment, even though it was bitterly cold out and he had just lost an exhausting gubernatorial race. The 6-foot-6 Baker was positively Menino-like, according to the Salvation Army worker who was with him that day, kneeling down to let children ring the bell and asking their parents about themselves.


  16. Boston MiiDeals Brings All the Top Deals in One Convenient Location on New WebsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | PRWeb

    The City on the Hill has something for everyone, but keeping it affordable is not always easy. The new Boston MiiDeals site compiles special deals to make it a cheaper place for visitors and residents.


  17. Before winter, a parting shot from the Coffee TrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 |

    Alessandro "San" Bellino opened the warehouse garage door and wheeled his 500-pound steel tricycle into the dawn. With MBTA buses swerving around him, he pedaled across the Summer Street bridge, chugging toward downtown Boston for the last time this year before winter weather would make his commute unbearable.


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    Friday Dec 5 | CBS Local

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  19. The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston appoints Eva Respini new Chief CuratorRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Art Daily

    Jill Medvedow, Ellen Matilda Poss Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston , announced today the appointment of Eva Respini as Barbara Lee Chief Curator. Respini is currently Curator in the Department of Photography at The Museum of Modern Art, where she organized the critically acclaimed retrospectives Cindy Sherman and Robert Heinecken as well as exhibitions with artists Klara Liden, Anne Collier, Leslie Hewitt, and Akram Zaatari.


  20. Bill would create first official Massachusetts poet laureateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 |

    Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emily Dickinson, Robert Lowell, Sylvia Plath. Some of the country's most admired poets have come from Massachusetts, yet almost four centuries after its founding the Commonwealth remains among just a handful of states that don't designate a poet laureate.