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Book: A pictorial history of the old neighborhood.
"Devanaughn's mission is to bring passionate and transforming works, both classic and contemporary, to the Boston stage and screen. We focus on the exploration of deep, and often dark, themes, such as desire, despair, betrayal and courage. In doing so we provide the Boston community with a realistic and
recklessly impassioned exposure to the works of such theatre genius as Shakespeare, Chekhov, Synge, Yeats, Wilson, Mamet, Friel, Shepard, and Pinter, as well as providing a platform for lesser known playwrights of
Our goal is to provide our audience with a theatre that moves and challenges them
toward self-discovery and a greater awareness of our world. Our art is not one that offers the answers to life, but perhaps asks the right questions, providing a dialogue toward healing and understanding.
"The entire streets of: Bond, Dwight, Hanson, Milford, Ringgold, Taylor, Waltham (from Tremont to Washington), the odd side of Shawmut Ave and the even side of Tremont Street; both from East Berkeley to the public alley between Waltham and Union Park. "
Free Radical Movie Wednesdays at 7PM. They show a lot of good documentaries. Parking is almost impossible near the Lucy Parson's Center. Take the subway (Symphony stop on the Green Line).
"The New England Conservatory is one of the top music schools in the world nestled in the heart of Boston's South End. New England Conservatory is also the home of Jordan Hall. NEC fits perfectly in the Victorian style streets of the South End and the endless sea of brownstones."
"The South End Open Market offers a shopping experience like no other in Boston. With an ever-changing group of artisans, a hip location and the chance to feel the sun on you face while you browse, it's a trip worth making. The Market offers the opportunity to meet the artists, vendors and farmers behind the work, and is fast becoming part of the South End's well-known artist's community. Every week offers shoppers something different and unique - you won't want to miss it!"
Open Sundays from late May through October.
500 Harrison Ave.
"The St. Botolph District is a 140 year old residential neighborhood and is a historical site protected by the St. Botolph Historic District Commission. It consists of 8 blocks east to west, and its boundaries are Huntington Avenue, Copley Place, the Southwest Corridor Park and Massachusetts Avenue."
A Greek Orthodox Church with services every Sunday and great Byzantine style chanting during the services.
Commemoration of the neighborhood by John Whiteside.
"New England creator and presenter of queer theater. The Theater Offensive is best known for their annual Fall OUT ON THE EDGE FESTIVAL, Plays At Work new works program, True Colors Out Your Theater, and A Street Theater Named Desire."
"Union Park is located in the heart of Boston's South End Landmark District, the largest urban Victorian neighborhood in the country. Most of the houses here where built around 1860 and the area has a distinctly English look."
"USES provides comprehensive programs that address the needs of individuals and families, from infants to seniors, including pre-school and after-school child care, vacation and summer day camps, residential camping, the Computer Clubhouse, family services, referrals and support, adult basic education and job readiness, computer classes and open access to technology in the Timothy Smith Computer Learning Center, and senior services such as home repair, benefits advocacy, health screenings and education, home visits and recreation."
Good guide to the neighborhood, along with some national political commentary.
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