By Jody FeinbergThe Patriot Ledger, November 28, 2018  Whatever your religious beliefs, the holiday season is about finding light in a time of darkness, hope during periods of despair, peace amidst violence. And that seems more possible when singers and musicians voice these visions. During three Celebrity Series concerts in December, these universal desires will…

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South Africa Partners, June 20, 2018 On Sunday, June 17, 2018, South Africa Partners and the JFK Library Foundation hosted an open discussion with South African activists Max and Elinor Sisulu at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum to honor Nelson Mandela’s Centenary. The event celebrated Mandela’s uniting leadership and reflected on its relevance today for…

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BU Today, June 15, 2018By Sarah Wells (COM’18) It all started with a group of neighbors and a ukulele in Ithaca, N.Y., back in 2007. About 20 local musicians gathered on front porches to bring the community together through live music. What they didn’t know then: that first Porchfest would spread to local communities across…

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Dorchester Nonprofit Receives Cummings Foundation Grant BOSTON (May 31)—Boston City Singers is one of 100 local nonprofit organizations to receive a $100,000 grant from the Cummings Foundation’s $100K for 100program. As a Dorchester-based organization, we were chosen during a competitive review process from a total of 597 applications. The grant will be paid over four years. Founded…

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Patriot Ledger, May 6, 2018By Patriot Ledger staff Milton teenager Sam Higgins will sing with the Boston Pops at Symphony Hall on June 6. Sam, 15, is one of three winners of the 10th annual Fidelity Investments Young Artists Competition, a state-wide competition for high school students. They will perform with maestro Keith Lockhart and…

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By Daniel Sheehan, Reporter StaffDorchester Reporter — April 18, 2018 Hundreds of volunteers gathered on Sunday at IBEW Local 103 in Dorchester to celebrate One Boston Day, a city-sponsored commemoration of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that seeks to channel the “Boston Strong” ethos into a citywide day of service. Sunday’s event in Dorchester, organized by…

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Nano Interview with Jane Money of Boston City SingersMassachusetts Cultural Council Name: Jane MoneyOrganization: Boston City SingersTitle: Founding Artistic DirectorYears in the Field: 30 What do you do at Boston City Singers?I do pretty much everything! I conduct several of our choirs, including the most advanced, Tour Choir. I enjoy meeting with our donors, creating new arrangements of music…

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Cambridge Chronicle & TAB — December 13, 2016 — Grants addressing a wide range of issues touching the lives of local residents and the Cambridge community as a whole were announced by Cambridge Community Foundation’s board of overseers at its Dec. 7 meeting. One late addition to the list is a $10,000 grant to establish a fund in…

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