Jazz Cabaret Night @ First Parish, Mar. 12

Whet your ears on some swing-eighths! The First Parish Church in Dorchester will host a Jazz Cabaret Night featuring Muse Stew with Scott Samenfeld on Bass, Susanna Fiore on Piano, and Caryn Sandrew, vocals. Performance takes place at the church (10 Parish Street, Dorchester) on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 7:00 P.M. Tickets are $15. Beer and wine served. For more information call 617-436-0527. >> Read More

Drea Designs Couture at Hancock 309, Mar. 12

Pro clothes, evening wear, swim suits and more in high fashion! Drea Designs exhibits at Hancock 309 on Saturday, March 12. Swing by at 7 p.m. to see the latest and greatest of Drea's stylish garments! Schooled in London, Paris, and graduated in Boston, Drea received Best of Show for her Asian Collection and The Fashion Group of International of Boston award. Her collection has been in Boston Fashion week, Upscale Living magazine and varies other publications.

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Apply for the Boston Arts Festival!

Apply to be part of the 2011 (ähts): The Boston Arts Festival Call to Visual and Craft Artists is now available for download here. The festival, which will be held Saturday, September 10th and Sunday, September 11th, is entering its 9th year and will return to its original two-day format. A specially built artist village in Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park will showcase over 60-juried visual artists who exhibit and sell one-of-a-kind and limited edition works of art including painting, sculpture, ceramics, pottery, jewelry, fine glasswork, woodwork, mixed media and photography. The festival celebrates the Boston arts scene in its many forms and attracts over 50,000 people each year. Past performances have included the Boston Ballet, BalletRox, Zili Misik, Boston Lyric Opera, Chu Ling Dance, Blue Man Group and several other incredible acts.  >> Read More

Tolieth Marks at Dot 2 Dot Café, Mar. 18

Dot 2 Dot Café invites you to enjoy live music on Friday, March 18 courtesy of Ms. Tolieth Marks. Hailing from Kingston, Jamaica & Woodbridge, Virginia, Ms. Marks will play a wide range of styles from jazz and gospel to R&B and soul/pop. Bring yourselves and any desired beverages, hear music and eat great food. Restaurant open from 6 p.m., and the music begins at 7. All are welcome. Expect to see twinkling lights and holiday spirit. Contact Karen Henry-Garrett with questions; call the cafe at 617-436-2368 to make reservations. Location and additional info after the break. >> Read More

Hancock 309




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Hancock 309 Gallery and Consignment
305 Hancock Street
Dorchester, MA 02125
United States
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Opening reception for new DAC gallery, Mar. 5

Come see the Dorchester Arts Collaborative's new gallery space, Studio D at Pearl Street, located at 11 Pearl Street, Dorchester! Join them on Saturday, March 5, 2011, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., at the opening reception for their inaugural show, featuring the work of Chuck Sullivan and Vincent Crotty.

Women's Month Mini-Showcase & Party @ Hancock 309, Mar. 21

New African Company & Actors Refuge Repertory Theatre invites you to a mini-preview of their Spring theatre production, the "Towards a New Ecology for Women" play series. Come to Hancock 309 Gallery, 309 Hancock St., Dorchester, MA on Monday, March 21 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. (showcase starts at 8:00 p.m.) Meet and greet the wonderfully talented cast and be astounded by models in Dawnamatrix Designs. Enjoy a potluck-style party! Email Valerie Owen with questions (
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Free performance by Boston Ballet at the Strand, Mar. 11

Boston Ballet and the City of Boston extend a special invitation to residents and community leaders for a FREE performance – Join them for a dynamic and exciting dance event at Dorchester's Strand Theatre on March 11th at 7:00pm. Rethink Ballet with this diverse program featuring an interactive introduction to the many forms of dance Boston Ballet is known for, from classical ballet to contemporary dance. This no-charge event is open to the public and presents a unique opportunity to see Boston Ballet company dancers, Boston Ballet II, Boston Ballet School students and BBS Outreach program participants 'up close and personal' and together on the same stage. If you would like to attend as our guest please click here to sign up for your tickets by February 28th. STRAND THEATRE - 543 Columbia Road Dorchester, MA 02125. >> Read More

"Warm Soup and Cool Music,” Saturday, Mar. 5

Ashmont Hill Chamber Music presents a special Mozart concert at 60 Alban Street on Saturday evening, March 5. Co-hosted by Dorchester neighbor and Boston City Councilor-at-Large Ayanna Pressley, the concert features violist Michelle LaCourse and violinist Klaudia Szlachta performing Mozart’s masterpiece for violin & viola, Duo in B-flat. A light supper at 6:30 p.m. will precede the 7:30 concert; dessert will follow. Suggested donation of $40 will benefit the Ashmont Hill Chamber Music series. Info/reservations: Christina Keefe, 617-680-7542, or RSVP by March 1!

Hancock Gallery Featured in Boston Art Magazine, Abstraks

Abstraks is a new Boston based online art magazine, focusing on artists and the art realm in Massachusetts. The magazine is free and will showcase a new issue every month that covers a wide spectrum of artistic mediums. For March 2011's edition our new favorite local gallery Hancock 309 Gallery & Consignment is featured! The writer is a Dorchester native and boasts, "Hancock Gallery stands out as something refreshingly different. There isn't another gallery for miles, and it adds a new and exciting characteristic for the area." Sounds like we aren't the only ones giving local art galleries recognition! Way to go Hancock 309!

Check out the March 2011 edition of Abstraks here.

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