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Celebrate Cape Verdeans in Massachusetts

By Francisco Fernandes Tavares Massachusetts is proud of its diverse population of residents representing dozens of ethnic communities and more than 140 languages from around the world. One of the most prominent is the Cape Verdean community, concentrated in Boston and nearby cities and towns like Quincy, Randolph, Somerville and […]

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Tourism Office Issues MassJazz Guide Celebrating Jazz in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) has released its 2017-2018 MassJazz Guide showcasing the Bay State’s vibrant year-round jazz scene of festivals, concerts, night clubs, jazz brunches, college courses and radio programs. Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito write in their welcome letter to MassJazz, “As […]

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Smithsonian Magazine Offers Free Guest Passes to 40 + Massachusetts Museums on September 23

Over 40 Massachusetts museums and cultural institutions across the Bay State are opening their doors for free this Saturday, September 23, 2017, as part of Smithsonian Magazine‘s annual Museum Day Live! According to the Smithsonian, “In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, who offer free admission everyday, Museum Day Live! is […]

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Small Business Month in Massachusetts

Photo: Lt. Governor Karyn Polito kicks off Small Business Month at Clark University in Worcester.  On stage is (l-r) Peter Milano, MOBD Regional Director, and Jay Ash, Secretary of EOHED. The Baker-Polito Administration officially proclaimed May as Small Business Month in Massachusetts, citing small businesses as “the backbone of the American […]

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Massachusetts Celebrates Poetry Month in April

Massachusetts, proud of its longstanding traditions of literature, is celebrating National Poetry Month throughout the Commonwealth in April 2017. The Commonwealth’s poetry tradition stretches back to the 17th century when Anne Dudley Bradstreet was America’s first published poet in 1650. Phyllis Wheatley, an African slave living in Boston, published her […]

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