In the post-graffiti movement, pioneered by Jean-Michel Basquiat in 1980s New York City, street art evolved to become recognized in the fine arts world. His legacy is celebrated in “Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation” at the MFA.
The Newton Police Department hosted a virtual webinar version of its monthly “Conversation with a Cop” on Feb. 17 to answer questions anonymously submitted by members of the Newton community surrounding topics like unconscious bias and mental health training.
The 50th anniversary Boston Pride Parade and Festival has been postponed from the usual June date due to restrictions on large gatherings in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
With an urban charm, the French Press Bakery & Cafe in Needham Center looks both chic and delicious. The minimalist furniture, limited decorations, and neutral color palette add a modern flair and energy to the center. Pristinely organized pastries and baked goods line the shelves of the French Press dessert case.
Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller has urged the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to strengthen its oversight of Boston College in response to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases on campus.
Two COVID-19 vaccination sites—the TripAdvisor in Needham and the Boston Sports Club in Newton—are no longer scheduling appointments for the first dose of the vaccine due to the Commonwealth’s limited vaccine supply.
One of the largest collections of Claude Monet paintings is on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) for the first time since it was originally displayed at this location 25 years ago. Known for his use of muted palettes and simple brush strokes, Monet’s revered works once again bring a sense of serenity to Boston in Monet and Boston: Lasting Impressions.
The Esplanade Association (EA) is presenting “Hatched: Breaking through the Silence,” a four-week visual-auditory experience at the DCR Hatch Memorial Shell.
Reports of hate crimes and bias-related incidents in Newton in the past month have been higher than normal, according a Newton Police Department officer.